Singapore Trials 'Bitcoin Banknotes' In New Consumer Adoption Drive

Across the water in Japan meanwhile, consumer spending of Bitcoin 'the currency' is a clear step ahead of the rest, with mass consumer adoption pushes putting payment options in hundreds of thousands of merchant outlets. What do you think about the Bitcoin banknotes? Let us know in the comments …
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Ex-Bitcoin CEO Reveals Jail Nightmare, Says 'Bitcoin Is Doomed'

(Newser) – One of the most infamous figures in Bitcoin history has endured death threats, interrogations, and a year in solitary at a Tokyo jail. Now Mark Karpelès is telling his full story for the first time. "I think this really is the worst experience for anyone to have in life," he tells Fortune. "But based on the …
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Danish Ice Hockey Stadium Rebrands to 'Bitcoin Arena' as Awareness Grows

Earlier this year, the Rungsted Seier Capital ice rink in Denmark was rebranded to Bitcoin Arena by co-owner Lars Seier Christensen and billionaire sponsor Niklas Nikolajsen. The two individuals that oversee the operations of the stadium said that they were keen on rebranding it to spread awareness …
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'Bitcoin Day' Proves Argentina's Crypto Love Is Alive and Well

That much was obvious last week at "Bitcoin Day" in Buenos Aires, where 500 attendees took part in an event aimed at serving a growing demand for information on the technology. Held in the heart of the city's Almagro neighborhood, the conference served a reminder of how the country is still the …
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Bitcoin Foundation cofounder: Crypto isn't in a bubble — 'bitcoin is the pin that's going to pop the …

Jon Matonis, who helped found the Bitcoin Foundation in 2012, told Business Insider: "To the people who say bitcoin's a bubble, I would say bitcoin is the pin that's going to pop the bubble. The bubble is the insane bond markets and the fake equity markets that are propped up by the central banks.
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