Recent Adoption Stories

Bitcoin Payment with Square’s Cash App Signal Growing Adoption

Square’s mobile payments application, Cash App, posts impressive growth for Bitcoin transactions despite the bearish cryptocurrency market. In Square’s Q3 shareholder letter the company reports $43 million in Bitcoin revenues, contributing $560 thousand to quarterly net profit. Square is...

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China’s Central Bank Calls for More Government Oversight on Blockchain

China’s central bank the People’s Bank of China (PBC) encouraged the government to increase supervision of blockchain-related ventures in a working paper released on Tuesday, warning that “bubbles were apparent,” according to Reuters. "China to Strengthen Supervision on Blockchain-Related...

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Pomp to Speak at Seattle’s Most “Intimate” Blockchain Conference Yet

With the blockchain industry at fever pitch, a merry-go-round of puffed up conferences has left Jonathan Gagliardoni thirsting for a different formula. Speaking to CryptoSlate, the Token Forum founder and blockchain entrepreneur explained why the recipe for his upcoming...

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Wallet Company Blockchain Plans $125M Airdrop of Stellar to Boost Mainstream Adoption

Crypto wallet company ‘Blockchain‘ announced Nov. 6 that it would distribute $125M in Stellar XLM cryptocurrency to its users “to build on the crypto revolution.” The biggest #crypto airdrop—we are distributing $125M of Stellar XLM to our users to...

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Texas Law Enforcer Who Took Down BitConnect: The Hunt for Crypto Cowboys in the Lone Star State [INTERVIEW]

In an exclusive interview, CryptoSlate spoke with the Director of Enforcement at the Texas State Securities Board, Joseph Rotunda, who has presided over more than a hundred investigations into suspect crypto offerings since a 2017 state-wide sweep that rocked...

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