‘Alt-Right Twitter’ Gab Moves to Bitcoin Payments Due to Banking Blacklist

Upstart social network Gab has occasionally been dubbed the “alt-right Twitter.” A haven for mainstream social media castaways like Milo Yiannopoulos and even Alex Jones, the years-long spike in extremist right-wing terrorism has led to a b...

Backlash after US Elections Board Green Lights Crypto Mining for Political Campaigns

The US Federal Election Commission (FEC) issued an advisory opinion that would allow individuals to contribute to political campaigns by donating their computer power to mine crypto for their favorite candidates. The decision comes as American politici...

Bitcoin Accepted Here: Major US Museum Now Takes Crypto Payments

Great Lakes Science Center, a large museum and educational facility in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, will begin accepting Bitcoin as a payment method beginning November 13. Kirsten Ellenbogen, the CEO of Great Lakes Science Center, said that the institutio...

Hate Pays: Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Has Raised Surprising Amount of Bitcoin

The Daily Stormer is a “white nationalist” blog replete with meme culture, poor grammar, and the expected, constant barrage of sexist and racist remarks. Over the years it has continually had its domains yanked, hosting revoked, and, of cou...

$43 Million in Bitcoin Trades Help Square Beat Q3 Earnings Estimates

Square, the merchant payment service provider which thrives on its mobile card readers and applications, has posted its third-quarter shareholder report, and it includes $43 million in bitcoin revenue. Slim Margins on Bitcoin Overall, they’ve mad...

$43 Million in Bitcoin Trades Help Square Beat Q3 Earnings Estimates

Square, the merchant payment service provider which thrives on its mobile card readers and applications, has posted its third-quarter shareholder report, and it includes $43 million in bitcoin revenue. Slim Margins on Bitcoin Overall, they’ve mad...

Australian Crypto Startup Invites Steve Wozniak to ‘Digital Currency [Holiday] Town’

An Australian travel tech startup has invited Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to Agnes Water and Town of 1770, the country’s first digital currency towns. Brisbane-based TravelbyBit extended the invitation after the American inventor expressed his...

Kenyans Pay Local Restaurant Bitcoin for Meals and Classes on Cryptocurrency

Mount Kenya provides visitors with a picturesque appeal reminiscent of the ambiance in a world of utopia. Beyond the charm and aura lies a tech-savvy Kenyan restaurant that has incorporated cryptocurrencies for facilitating payment. Betty’s place...

Hedge Funder Accepting Bitcoin for his US$16 Million Manhattan Mansion

At current market prices, about 2,500 bitcoins are all you need to secure a prestigious address at 40 Riverside Drive in Manhattan. According to Bloomberg, the president of New York hedge fund R.G. Nierderhoffer Capital Management, Inc, Roy Niederhoffe...

Bitcoin Payment Processor BitPay Launches Stablecoin Settlement [Tether’s Not Invited]

Bitcoin payment processor BitPay has announced that merchants may now accept settlement in USD-pegged cryptocurrency “stablecoins” Gemini Dollar (GUSD) and USD Coin (USDC), providing them with the ability to denominate their operations in cryptocurrenc...