Akon Launches Akoin: Another Celebrity Enters the Crypto Market

akon launches akoin another celebrity enters the crypto market

Akon launches Akoin: To add to the list of celebrities that have been entering the cryptocurrency market, singer Akon has announced that he has launched his own cryptocurrency called Akoin. Akon Launches Akoin: Cannes Lions 2018 Akon announced his new coin Akoin at the Cannes Lions 2018 ‘Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future’ panel on Saturday, June 18th. Leading up the event, Akon tweeted about his upcoming stint at on the panel. I’ll be speaking at @Cannes_Lions today on “Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future…Come check it out at 3:30…

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Leftover Euros Can Now Be Exchanged for Crypto at Schipol Airport!

leftover euros can now be exchanged for crypto at schipol airport

We all know it can be a pain to exchange foreign currency, but Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport is trying to help people avoid that hassle. Travellers going through Schipol Airport will now be able to exchange any leftover euros for cryptocurrency! Specifically, people will be able to trade euros for Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) at one of the several Bitcoin ATMs that have been set up at Schipol’s Arrival Hall 2 and its Departure Halls 1 and 2. According to the official press release reported on Wednesday, the ATMs are currently on…

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Jack Dorsey’s Square Cash App Receives Tough BitLicense Approval

jack dorseys square cash app receives tough bitlicense approval

Square, a payment processing tech company owned by Jack Dorsey, just announced that it has obtained a New York BitLicense. Square App is just the seventh company to receive this approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). 🚨 Our customers in New York state can now buy and sell Bitcoin instantly with Cash App! https://t.co/4R0n5sbNpM 🚨 pic.twitter.com/1WzjiQ751I — Cash App (@CashApp) June 18, 2018 A Twitter user replied to the post with a question about sending and receiving Bitcoin and Cash Support responded to the question by…

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Freedom of the Press Foundation Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations

freedom of the press foundation accepts cryptocurrency donations

As of this Monday, June 18, 2018, the Freedom of the Press Foundation accepts cryptocurrency donations. But what tokens is it accepting? Freedom of the Press Foundation Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations The non-profit helps journalists to report on issues such as the “mismanagement, corruption, and law-breaking in government.” The foundation has announced that it is accepting Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Zcash (ZEC). The foundation hopes to add more cryptocurrencies in the future, but currently, donations can be made to the digital wallets that have been added to…

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Top Crypto News | June 11 – June 15, 2018

top crypto news june 11 june 15 2018

Top Crypto News – The second full week of June is now over, and a lot of stuff went down. To say that the week started off poorly would be a bit of an understatement, too. However, things picked up towards the end of the week. In this article, we will be covering both the good and the bad. So, without further adieu, here is this week’s top crypto news.  Top Crypto News | June 11 – June 15, 2018 Monday, June 11 Monday was not a good day. News…

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Walmart Creating a Bitcoin-Powered Electrical Grid

walmart creating a bitcoin powered electrical grid

Walmart Creating a Bitcoin-Powered Electrical Grid – In many ways, blockchain technology is going to provide the world with a lot of good. However, the technology does have a couple of downsides. While there is an increasing concern over the energy consumption of blockchain, companies around the world are trying to reduce this problem’s severity.  The latest company to venture into solving this issue is retail behemoth Walmart. Walmart Creating a Bitcoin-Powered Electrical Grid  On Thursday, word broke that Walmart had won a patent for the development of a Bitcoin-powered electrical…

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