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$26K Worth of Bitcoin Sent to Controversial Activist Tommy Robinson

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The controversial political activist and independent journalist Tommy Robinson was sent £20,000 ($26K USD) worth of bitcoin, according to local reports, by supporters to help cover legal costs. Mr. Robinson was arrested two months ago for allegedly violating a contempt of court order. He was sent to a local jail, and recently the court found fault Read More

Survey: 89% of Visa, Mastercard, Unionpay Users Know Crypto – 53% Have Purchased

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Survey: 89% of Visa, Mastercard, Unionpay Users Know Crypto – 53% Have Purchased
News A global study of cryptocurrency purchases made by users of Visa, Mastercard, and Unionpay cards shows that 89% of respondents are knowledgeable about crypto and 53% have purchased some in the past 12 months. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space A Global Study Global payment service provider Worldcore reportedly conducted a Read More

No, Visa Doesn’t Handle 24,000 TPS and Neither Does Your Pet Blockchain

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on No, Visa Doesn’t Handle 24,000 TPS and Neither Does Your Pet Blockchain
Blockchain When it comes to measuring the speed of new blockchains, the comparison is always with Visa. Despite not being a blockchain, the 24,000 transactions per second Visa reportedly handles have attained mythical status. That figure is unquestioningly trotted out whenever scaling is discussed. In reality, claims of Visa’s throughput, as well as those of Read More

Who’s Said What About the Coinbase-Visa Payment Dispute

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Who’s Said What About the Coinbase-Visa Payment Dispute
Users of cryptocurrency startup Coinbase have seen repeated charges appear on their bank statements tied to their Visa credit and debit card use in recent days, prompting several rounds of statements from the companies involved after the situation went viral last week. These charges reportedly emptied bank accounts and resulted in some customers getting hit overdraft Read More

When IaaS Meets Blockchain

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on When IaaS Meets Blockchain
With data circulation increasing exponentially, a new solution for a more effective and safer storage is necessary. Recent news of faulty widely-used Intel, AMD and ARM chips has sparked growing concerns over cybersecurity and data protection. With costs of having a physical server to store data being often unbearable, the cloud is the solution adopted Read More

Visa Suspends WaveCrest Status, Stopping Some Crypto Credit Cards

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Visa Suspends WaveCrest Status, Stopping Some Crypto Credit Cards
A great many of Visa’s cryptocurrency debit cards have ceased working today as the company ended its relationship with a debit card provider called WaveCrest. Affected cards are those issued by WaveCrest, including products from CryptoPay, Bitwala, TenX, Wirex and others. The move, which first appeared to be cryptocurrency related, is in fact simply a crackdown against Read More

10 Things Bitcoin is Now Bigger Than

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on 10 Things Bitcoin is Now Bigger Than
Markets and Prices You might have heard about this bitcoin thing; it’s been in the news a lot. Something to do with it passing $8,000…no $9,000…no, wait, where are we now? It’s hard to keep pace. No one knows where bitcoin will be a day, week, or year from now, but at this moment in Read More

$285 Billion: Cryptocurrencies Are Now More Valuable Than Visa

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on $285 Billion: Cryptocurrencies Are Now More Valuable Than Visa
Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The market valuation of all of the cryptocurrencies combined has surpassed the market cap of leading financial service provider Visa, by $30 billion. At the time of reporting, the market cap of Visa remains just above $254 billion, while the market valuation Read More

PR: Blockchain Intermediators Lamden Announce December Tau Token Crowdsale

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on PR: Blockchain Intermediators Lamden Announce December Tau Token Crowdsale
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Switzerland: Cross-chain visionaries Lamden today announced that their Tau token Read More

The Next Frontier in Blockchain Technology: Scaling and Commercial Optimization

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on The Next Frontier in Blockchain Technology: Scaling and Commercial Optimization
Every successful startup at one point or another faces a turning point in its history. This turning point, whether a challenge, conflict, or opportunity, oftentimes becomes the defining moment for the startup’s leadership team. How will they respond? What steps need to be taken? What is the game plan to get from point A to Read More