How El Salvador Introduced 44 Countries To Bitcoin This Week


El Salvador hosted a financial inclusion event this week bringing representatives from 44 countries to experience using BTC at Bitcoin Beach. El Salvador hosted central bankers and financial authorities from 44 countries for a financial inclusion event this week. All participating members were able to download their own Bitcoin wallets and make purchases with BTC. … Read more

Bill Gates Doesn’t Invest In Bitcoin, Says It Does Not Add To Society


In a recent AMA on Reddit, Bill Gates explained he does not invest in bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies because they do not add to society. Bill Gates recently hosted an AMA on Reddit where he discussed why he does not invest in bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. Gates explained that bitcoin provides no valuable output and … Read more

Plan ₿ Summer School For Bitcoin Business Opens This July


Plan ₿ summer school is an opportunity for those interested in bitcoin and business to learn the ins and outs of the ecosystem and developing real world solutions. Plan ₿ summer school begins July 3-16 and seeks to teach students the fundamentals of Bitcoin and business. Classes taught by industry experts will be held in … Read more

Swiss Luxury Watchmaker TAG Heuer Now Accepts Bitcoin As Payment Online


Swiss luxury watchmaker TAG Heuer is now accepting online bitcoin payments in a partnership with BitPay. TAG Heuer, a luxury watchmaker from Switzerland, is now accepting bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment online. TAG partnered with BitPay to bring this new functionality to its e-commerce customer base. BitPay allows businesses to accept bitcoin and other … Read more

MicroStrategy Is Not Selling Its Bitcoin, Says New CFO


MicroStrategy’s newest CFO confirmed the company will not be selling its bitcoin and has not received pressure from stakeholders to sell in a recent interview. MicroStrategy’s new CFO, Andrew Kang, confirms the company will not be changing its bitcoin strategy. Kang foresees stronger regulations following the events of recent turmoil in the cryptocurrency markets. Gary … Read more

Bitcoin Education Is Launching For 40 High Schools In Argentina


The Schools and Bitcoin Project in Argentina seeks to educate high school students on the importance of Bitcoin starting with 4,000 students across 40 schools. High school Bitcoin education is launching in Argentina with the Schools and Bitcoin Project. The program will begin with 40 schools with almost 4,000 students expected to participate. Argentina has … Read more

Two Israeli Credit Card Companies Now Offering Bitcoin Purchases


MAX and Isracard, two Israel-based credit card companies, will offer separate credit cards that provide bitcoin cashback and allow the purchase of bitcoin. Two Israeli issuers of credit cards, MAX and Isracard, will begin offering bitcoin services and cashback to users of their credit cards. MAX will partner with Beats of Gold, allowing users to … Read more

Swiss Bank Julius Baer To Offer Bitcoin, Crypto Services


Zurich-based Julius Baer Group will begin offering bitcoin and other cryptocurrency products and services to its clients. Julius Baer Group, a Swiss private bank, will begin offering bitcoin and other cryptocurrency products to high-net-worth individuals. Julius Baer explained we are likely witnessing a bubble similar to the dot-com burst which birthed a new industry. The … Read more

Jack Dorsey’s Block Wants To Create Economic Empowerment With Bitcoin


Among Block’s initiatives to further the Bitcoin ecosystem shared in its 2022 Investor Day is the development of an open-source bitcoin mining ASIC chip. Block’s overarching purpose is to drive economic empowerment in the world and Bitcoin plays a central role in that mission, its chief executives said during the firm’s first Investor Day since … Read more

Russia Legalizing Bitcoin And Crypto Is A Matter of Time, Says Minister of Industry And Trade


Denis Manturov, Russian minister of industry and trade, explains that legalizing bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment will happen given time. The legalization of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a means of payment is only a matter of time according to the Russian minister of industry and trade. The minister explains that the process of … Read more