Bitcoin adoption

Are we dumb? Financial illiterates ‘twice as likely to own crypto’

A report from Canada’s central bank shows that while most Canadians are knowledgeable about basic finance and Bitcoin, few actually hold any crypto assets. According to the results of Bank of Canada’s 2019 Cash Alternative Survey published in August 2020, financial literacy is positively associated with the awareness of cryptocurrencies but negatively associated with ownership. …

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Early Bitcoiner got into the space due to his lack of Blackjack skills

Joel Birch, co-founder of automated crypto investment platform Stacked, detailed his initial dive into Bitcoin (BTC) as a way of gambling on the internet.  “I bought my first Bitcoin because I was playing Blackjack online,” Birch told Cointelegraph in an interview. “Bitcoin was about $250 a piece, and so, back in 2015, I lost what …

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MicroStrategy’s now-bullish CEO explains why he bashed Bitcoin back in 2013

Back in 2013, Michael Saylor, CEO of business intelligence giant MicroStrategy, posted a tweet against Bitcoin (BTC), forecasting a grim future for the asset. Fast-forward to 2020, during which Saylor’s company now holds a major bullish position in BTC. #Bitcoin days are numbered. It seems like just a matter of time before it suffers the same …

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Latin Americans Turn to Bitcoin as Local Fiat Currencies Plunge

Latin Americans have embraced cryptocurrency as a store of value while their fiat currencies depreciate, a new report shows. Bitcoin adoption in the region is further driven by the lack of banking access and remittance needs. Latin American Bitcoin Adoption Blockchain data analytics firm Chainalysis released a new study of cryptocurrency usage in Latin American …

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Bitcoin Ownership Steadily Shifts From Whales to Small Investors, Data Shows

The amount of bitcoin held by small investors has more than doubled in the past five years as so-called whale holdings declined by an almost similar margin during the same period. According to new data from Glassnode, the percentage of supply owned by entities holding 10 BTC or less has grown from 5.1% to 13.8% …

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A1 Telekom Austria Adds Bitcoin to Payment Service for Thousands of Retailers

News.Bitcoin.com Lead Writer Jamie Redman Named One of the Best Crypto Bloggers Lead Writer at News.Bitcoin.com, Jamie Redman has made Redeeem.com’s list of twelve influential go-to crypto bloggers. Redeeem says the list comprises names behind some of the most informative crypto news articles. In its citation, Redeeem says Jamie Redman, who is … read more. …

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