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Two More Regions to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender: Report

The autonomous region of Portugal – Madeira – and Prospera – a jurisdiction on Honduras’ Roatán island – will reportedly adopt bitcoin as an official payment method inside their borders. Residents from both territories won’t have to pay capital gains tax when buying or selling the primary cryptocurrency. Following El Salvador’s Path Bitcoin’s global popularity and development received a significant boost last year when El Salvador became the first country to embrace the asset...

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Mexican President is Considering Making Bitcoin Legal Tender, According to Senator

Samson Mow – former CSO at Blockstream – revealed the Bitcoin adoption plans of three different global jurisdictions on Thursday. One of them includes Mexico – where the nation’s president has extended an invitation to Mow to discuss the possibility. Spreading Bitcoin Adoption Worldwide Speaking on-stage at the Bitcoin 2022 conference, Mow explained how he’s spent the last month working on “Bitcoin nation-state adoption” ever since leaving Blockstream. He’s also launched a...

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CashApp Rolls Out “Get Paid in Bitcoin” Service

CashApp – the mobile payment service developed by Block – announced many major Bitcoin-related upgrades on Thursday. One of the new integrations allows users to automatically convert their incoming paychecks into Bitcoin. Another Wave of Bitcoin Features CashApp is quite familiar with Bitcoin and its surrounding technology already. It already allows users to purchase Bitcoin alongside stocks, and to send lightning network payments to wallets capable of receiving them. In...

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Ukraine Launches NFT Museum to Remember The War Against Russia —And Raise Funds

On March 25, Mykhailo Fedorov, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine and Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, announced on his official Twitter account the launch of an NFT museum where the most memorable events of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict will be displayed. This seems to be the materialization of an idea first revealed by Alex Bornyakov and reported by CryptoPotato on March 14. According to Fedorov, the museum will serve as a place to celebrate “the Ukrainian...

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Honduras Will Not Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender, Central Bank Implies

Today, the Central Bank of Honduras (CBH) assured that for now, the country has no intention of following in the footsteps of El Salvador, extinguishing the FOMO sparked by rumors about the possible adoption of bitcoin as a legal tender in the Latin American country. According to the statement, The Central American country maintains a neutral position towards Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general. It has no intention of changing it for now. They stressed that Bitcoin is...

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Noyack Logistics Income (NLI) Became the First REIT to Accept Crypto Payments

The US real estate investment trust – Noyack Logistics Income (NLI) – partnered with BitPay to embrace cryptocurrencies as a payment method. Moreover, the company became the first in its field to accept settlements of this type. NLI Jumps on the Bandwagon The latest organization to enable cryptocurrency settlements is the American alternative investment platform – Noyack Logistics Income. After a collaboration with BitPay, it allowed investors to fund their commitment with...

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Stacks (STX) Surges Upon News of Big Financial Support by OKCoin

If you talk to any cryptocurrency aficionado about DeFi, Dapps, DAOs, NFTs, they are unlikely to think of Bitcoin as the first relevant blockchain, but OKCoin wants to change that. Today, the Asian exchange announced a partnership with Stacks to bring the highlights of the WEB3 revolution to the Bitcoin blockchain – and the investment to achieve this is strong. OKCoin and Stack Work Towards a More Advanced, Capable Bitcoin Ecosystem As OKCoin explained on its social networks,...

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State Street Partners with Copper to Offer Crypto Custody for Institutional Clients

Slate Street – a bank holding company headquartered in Boston – has partnered with crypto infrastructure provider “Copper” to launch institutional-grade digital asset custody for its clients. Upon regulatory approval, the firm will offer custody services for some of the most “active” cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano, Solana, and Polkadot. “The firm will leverage its robust infrastructure and vast experience to assist clients’ transition and thrive in the...

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US Food Chain Giant Shake Shack Offers Bitcoin Cashback

The US food chain giant Shake Shack is reportedly offering its customers BTC as a reward for spending money at their burger chain using Cash App. Shake Shack is an American fast-casual restaurant that’s based in New York City. It has locations in multiple countries and over 6,000 employees. According to a recent report on The Wall Street Journal, the chain has teamed up with Block Inc’s Cash App to offer Bitcoin as a reward for purchases that are made at their burger chain....

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Mike Novogratz: Russia-Ukraine War Will Boost Crypto Adoption and Dollar Marginalization

Mike Novogratz, CEO of digital assets company Galaxy Investment Partners, predicted that the Russia-Ukraine war will boost crypto adoption and lead to the marginalization of the dollar. “This is a big deal, in a lot of ways. This is starting the acceleration of de-dollarization of the world,” he commented.  The billionaire American investment banker made it clear in a tweet on February 25 that he stood with Ukraine in this war. He also shared a picture with Kyiv Mayor Vitali...

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