Tag: Adoption

Verge Pornhub Partnership

The Verge & Pornhub “Partnership”: Implications for XVG and Crypto

It has been all the talk throughout the week. The long awaited Verge (XVG) partnership was revealed to be none other than Pornhub. This announcement had a fair amount of mixed reactions. There were some who viewed this as nothing...

/ April 20, 2018
Virtual Currency Girls Japan

Virtual Currency Girls in Japan Promoting Cryptocurrencies

As a sign of how crypto crazy Japan has become, there is a group of teenage girls that are called the “Virtual Currency Girls” which are helping to spread the word of cryptocurrencies. There are 8 members in this group...

/ January 8, 2018
Brazil Using Ethereum Voting Petition

How Brazil is Using the Ethereum Blockchain for Popular Petitions

In a sign of wider adoption by governments, it was reported that Brazil is turning to the power of the Ethereum blockchain to help record votes in the country’s popular referendums. These referendums are an important part of the Brazilian...

/ January 7, 2018
Bill Miller Invests Bitcoin

Well Known Billionaire Investor Puts 30% of Portfolio in Bitcoin

Bill Miller is a well-known figure on Wall Street. He is the former chairman of Legg Mason Value trust and is a current member of Miller value partners LLC. However, the most important story of the day is that he...

/ October 30, 2017
Bitcoin Hedge Fund Adoption

Mass Adoption as Numerous Hedge Funds Open Crypto Funds

The Fintech research provider, autonomous next, has released details about its latest survey into the hedge fund landscape on Bitcoin. In their report they detailed that there are at least 124 funds that are invested in crypto based assets. This...

/ October 29, 2017
Bitcoin Transaction Fees Fall

Bitcoin Fees Drop as SegWit Implementation Reaches 14.5%

SegWit transactions are taking hold. Last week the percentage of SegWit enabled transactions went from 9% to 14.5%. This had the effect of also decreasing the Bitcoin transaction fees as well as the size of Bitcoin blocks. You can see...

/ October 16, 2017
South African CryptoCurrency Survey

Latest Insights from Cryptocurrency Survey in South Africa

South Africa is indeed an interesting country when it comes to cryptocurrency. This has now being confirmed by a recent survey that asked a range of tech-savvy South Africans about their Bitcoin habits. These are also quite surprising as they...

/ October 2, 2017