Bitcoin Usage Among Merchants Is Up, According to Data From Coinbase and BitPay

Although bitcoin adoption may move at a glacial pace, merchants are seeing sustained traction regardless of market dips.  According to BitPay CMO Bill Zielke, the payment processor facilitated $1 billion worth of cryptocurrency transactions in 2019, with bitcoin leading the pack. Likewise, a Coinbase spokesperson said Coinbase Commerce processed $135 million worth of cryptocurrency payments […]

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American Cancer Society Now Accepting Bitcoin Donations Through BitPay

The American Cancer Society (ACS), a non-profit organization committed to funding cancer research, is now accepting bitcoin donations through BitPay. “Cancer affects people from all walks of life, so it’s not surprising that we draw support from a broad cross-section of donors,” ACS exec Brant Woodward told CoinDesk. “Our mission is urgent and in order […]

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What Year is it? Rebecca Black Parody Pumps Bitcoin Black Friday

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn It may have been elicited reactions varying from mild amusement to death threats, but Rebecca Black’s “Friday” released in 2011 certainly got eyeballs — more than 127 million at last count. Whether it was outraged cultural commentators, 4chan jesters, or curious viewers, all views count, and a YouTuber called Crypto Finally is […]

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