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Proof of Work: Slow and Steady

The following newsletter is republished with permission from Eric Meltzer of Primitive Ventures, a global venture investment firm with a focus on blockchain and related technologies. You can follow Eric on Twitter at @wheatpond and subscribe to Proof of Work here.  “The Street finds its…

eBay Crypto Rumor Denied After Crypto Ads at Consensus

Speculation over when eBay will begin accepting cryptocurrency payments have been persistent over the years. However, these eBay crypto rumors recently intensified as eBay took out ads at the Consensus conference in New York City referencing cryptocurrencies. eBay denies rumors of upcoming cryptocurrency support The…

PR: Bitcoin.com Partners With Travala.com to Boost Bitcoin Cash Adoption

The partnership will see Travala.com integrated in the official Bitcoin.com wallet with almost 4 million users London, United Kingdom –– May 15, 2019 — Travala.com, – leading blockchain travel booking platform, has announced a partnership with Bitcoin.com to empower millions of travelers to save on…

HBUS report finds crypto awareness doubling since 2018

The number of cryptocurrency owners has more doubled since 2018, but adoption is not keeping pace with awareness, according to a report from HBUS, exclusive partner of the Huobi exchange. The report tracked sentiments surrounding cryptocurrency usage among 1,067 U.S. participants this past March and…

eBay Teases Crypto Expansion

Popular e-commerce provider eBay has released promotional materials suggesting that its is ready to accept “virtual currencies” and offer “digital collectibles.” The ads have appeared at Consensus 2019, a cryptocurrency and blockchain summit taking place this week in New York. In addition to hinting that…

Institutional demand for bitcoin appears to be increasing

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HTC Exodus 1s is a $300 Smartphone Running a Full Bitcoin Node

The Taiwan-based consumer electronics corporation HTC is looking to bring Bitcoin capabilities to more people. The firm recently announced the launch of the HTC Exodus 1s, which will run a full Bitcoin node. HTC Exodus 1 was released last year with basic blockchain functionality This…

Bloomberg Report: Fidelity Starts Institutional Bitcoin Trading in Weeks

The major US investment firm Fidelity Investments is supposedly looking to support institutional Bitcoin trades within the near future. Moreover, the notion that Fidelity starts institutional Bitcoin trading within a mere matter of weeks comes as the premier cryptocurrency continues to hold at relatively high…