Public Transport in Argentina Now Accepts Bitcoin

The official government transport system in Argentina is pushing for the mass adoption of Bitcoin, as the Sistema Único de Boleto Electrónico (SUBE) allows users to top up their cards using Bitcoin.


Bitcoin Integration to Square’s Cash App ‘When’ Not ‘If’

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has ramped up his pro-Bitcoin stance by announcing on a podcast that incorporating Bitcoin’s Lightning Network into Square’s popular Cash App was not an ‘if’ but a ‘when’. He also said that incorporating a Bitcoin-based tipping mechanism into Twitter was a “compelling idea”.

Lightning Network Invited to the Square Dance

Dorsey was speaking on the


Scammers Create Fake Bakkt Website to Steal Bitcoin

Scammers are everywhere, and there is no exception when it comes to the crypto world. Looking to cash in on unsavvy internet users and crypto traders, scammers have set up a website designed to look exactly like the new Bakkt website and steal your money. However, these scammers cut so many corners in their fake Bakkt website that if you fall for the scam, then you probably deserve it.


LocalBitcoins to Increase Identity Checks Following EU Directive

LocalBitcoins, the popular Bitcoin exchange site, has said that it will introduce a new raft of identity requirements and other restrictions in response to the latest anti-money laundering rules.


Judges Side with Charlie Shrem Over Winklevoss Bitcoin Scandal

The Winklevoss twins love to sue people, largely as it’s how they rose to infamy. Back in 2004, the “crypto twins” sued Mark Zuckerberg for allegedly stealing the idea of Facebook from them – a case they successfully won. However, the twins need to start looking for a new lawyer, as in a recent case the courts sided with Charlie Shrem, awarding him $45,000 in legal fees.

The Winklevoss twins were suing Shrem for the loss of a $1.


How Fast is Lightning Network in Real Life?

Bitcoin has long been criticized for being too slow and expensive to be considered a viable alternative to fiat currency, but a Bitcoin fan has put that to the test. In response to a tweet from Bitcoin maximalist Anthony Pompliano, who suggested that Bitcoin’s Lightning Network might be as fast as standard credit card payments, JP Thor put the network to the ultimate test by


Will the SEC Finally Approve a Bitcoin ETF?

For some reason the entire crypto world desperately wants the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve a Bitcoin ETF. The desperation can be seen in the fact that time the SEC issues negative news about a BTC ETF, the price of Bitcoin slides even further. During mid-2018, the


Bitcoin’s Unlikely Relationship With Art

Artists hiding things in paintings is nothing new. Da Vinci’s The Last Supper contains a 40-second-long piece of music written in bread rolls, his Mona Lisa has two letters (B/S or C/E, no one is quite sure) painted into her left pupil, and Michelangelo’s ‘The Sistine Chapel’ features almost the entire human nervous system spread out across the span of the painting.


Brazilians Can Watch the Latest Blockbusters by Using Bitcoin

What better way to prepare to watch the biggest films of the year than by paying for your tickets with the biggest cryptocurrency? Cine Multi located in Florianopolis, Brazil has become the first cinema in the country to accept Bitcoin as a payment method for cinema tickets.


Bitfury and Commons Foundation to Launch Paraguay Bitcoin Project

Bitfury and Commons Foundation have teamed up to launch a Bitcoin transaction processing center in Paraguay. The Commons Foundation has decided to make a foray into the crypto mining world with its Golden Goose project.