Tag: adoption

Forget Bitcoin, These Altcoins Are Leading the Way in Merchant Adoption

Since its inception, one of the major goals of the cryptocurrency community has been the adoption of Bitcoin as a payment method for goods and services. As it stands now, consumers can use Bitcoin across a number of industries to purchase everything from real estate, to PCs, to pizza. However, Bitcoin’s high transaction costs, deflationary nature, and full transparency represent some of the shortcomings that prevent Bitcoin from seeing widespread merchant adoption. As …
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With Coinbase Topping iOS Chart, Is Public Adoption Underway?

With Bitcoin and altcoins exploding as a whole this entire year, and particularly in recent weeks, individuals from all backgrounds are beginning to take an interest in cryptocurrency. Every day, formerly hesitant individuals are making the transition into the world of crypto, as seen by Coinbase’s surge in usage. Since the historic downfall of Mt. Gox, Coinbase has emerged and established itself as the primary means of entering the cryptocurrency markets. Every day, thousands …
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Rapid Mainstream Adoption in Japan as Retailers and Merchants Integrate Bitcoin

Bic Camera, one of the largest electronics retailers in Japan with strong brand power across the country, has been accepting bitcoin as a payment method for months. Through its partnership with BitFlyer, the country’s largest bitcoin exchange, Bic Camera is continuing to accept bitcoin throughout its stores in Japan. The integration of bitcoin by Bic Camera led to a major increase in bitcoin adoption in Japan, South Korea, and China. Mainstream …
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Bitcoin Price Calms Down Over the Weekend

The past week has been a historic week for Bitcoin as it broke all time highs over and over. As the week came to an end Bitcoin’s price peaked at $1623, followed by sharp decline and touching $1440. However, as the weekend approached it seemed that the massive volume has died down and the Bitcoin price achieved equilibrium between the $1500 and the $1600 zone. In this article we will …
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