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Brisbane Airport Is Now Accepting Bitcoins

In a bid to make the use of cryptocurrencies more mainstream, Australia’s Brisbane airport announced last week that it will soon be allowing their travellers to pay with cryptocoins at the terminal shopping areas. Although there is hope that other airports might follow suit eventually, it is currently the first and only one to offer this in the whole world. This has been made possible, because of a deal that has been struck between the airport and crypto travel firm TravelbyBit, allowing passengers to pay in stores with Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash and Steem. The general manager at Brisbane Airport...

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Facebook Banning CryptoCurrency Ads Is Bad For Them

Facebook has publicly said that it will block any adverts that promote any cryptocurrencies, their products and their services. Despite being very open and willing to adapt to emerging technologies, they felt that many crypto companies were not acting in good faith. Bitcoin has recently had another price surge, which has amounted in a wave of new cryptocurrencies emerging, yet Facebook has urged its users to report any ads, should they see them. Rob Leathern, the product management director for Facebook Business said; “We want people to continue to discover and learn about new products and services through Facebook ads...

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What To Expect From Litecoin In 2018

Litecoin’s popularity is rapidly growing, with many people favouring it as an alternative to Bitcoin. So, it is important to know what to expect from this virtual currency in the coming year ahead. Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, tweeted earlier on in the year; “The Litecoin team has been hard at work working with companies to support Litecoin. Nothing to announce yet, but here’s what’s in the works: Merchant processor, popular online wallet, goods trading platform, one huge unexpected surprise…2018 will be a good year for Litecoin!” The goods trading platform that Lee was referring to was Open Bazaar,...

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These Cryptocurrencies Have Brand Named Partners

With many predicting that cryptocurrency is a bubble waiting to burst, economic experts have been stating for some time now that they need to instill a level of stability into the scene. Some of the biggest names in the altcoin industry seem to have taken heed, and several of them are now partnering with some impressive global brands. Here are just five of them: Bitcoin As the most valuable and most recognised cryptocurrency in the world, Bitcoin has already developed a history of business partnerships, going back to 2014 when it joined up with such names as PayPal, Intuit, DISH...

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Bitcoin Cash Is The Original According To Reports

The Bitcoin origin debate took another turn after the National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) highlighted that Bitcoin Cash, and not Bitcoin, is the original blockchain created by Satoshi Nakamoto in the latest draft of its blockchain technology primer. Despite Bitcoin Cash only coming into play after an August hard fork, and a clear picture that Bitcoin is indeed the original Nakamoto cryptocurrency, has left the NIST looking a little silly after the 57 page 'Blockchain Technology Overview' was found to have incorrect information within it. The stance is highly questionable, thanks to Bitcoin Cash only being created through...

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