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eBay: ‘Cryptocurrencies Aren’t Part of Our Payment Strategy’

Photo: Shutterstock Earlier this week, eBay pretty much added sparks to the crypto community with adds plastered all over Hilton hotel in New York where the latest Consensus conference was held. One add said “Virtual currencies. It’s happening on eBay”, and others were also mentioning digital collectibles among other topics […]

Will eBay Finally Accept Cryptocurrencies Or It’s Just a Clever PR

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Today few photos emerged on Twitter that show that one of the world’s largest online marketplaces eBay, may be open to the possibility of accepting cryptocurrencies. According to photographs of marketing material from the ongoing Consensus 2019 Conference in New York, eBay, which has 180 million users, […]

Florincoin – the 2014 Altcoin You Don’t Remember – Is Attracting Real Users

One of the most recognizable names in the crypto space (and perhaps even outside of it) is using one of the least recognizable blockchains. Overstock.com subsidiaries Medici Ventures and tZERO have been utilizing the FLO blockchain for some time in work aimed at re-organizing property rights. At one time, a […]

Medici-Backed Blockchain Agricultural Project Now in Use in Mexico

Blockchain-powered agricultural project GrainChain has partnered with the Mexican state of Tamaulipas to expand its grain tracking service in the country, Forbes reports May 2. According to the report, the Tamaulipas government is now using GrainChain’s software for tracking major grains such as sorghum, soybean and corn. Implementing GrainChain’s blockchain-enabled […]

Blockchain is Bigger Than the Gutenberg Press And the Internet, Says Overstock CEO

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne is a well-known crypto enthusiast, who has the long-term growth of the market in mind. In a recent interview with Bitcoin.com, he showered glowing praise on the capabilities of blockchain to remove trust from economic systems and distribute power to the masses. Byrne called the blockchain […]