Humanizing Blockchain: Building Trust in a Trustless System – Cherie Aimee at VBW2020

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Brewdog Tokyo Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments: Local BCH Meetup Gathers to Celebrate

On July 1, 2020, the popular eatery and bar in Japan, Brewdog Tokyo, started accepting bitcoin cash payments for products and services. The establishment is the third Brewdog bar to accept bitcoin cash, as the cryptocurrency is accepted at the London and Budapest locations as well. In order to celebrate Brewdog Tokyo supporting bitcoin cash, a number of Tokyo-based BCH Meetup members gathered at the bar on Wednesday to socialize and purchase refreshments. The meetup was the first in-person BCH Meetup in Tokyo since the start of Covid-19. The Roppongi…

A Number of Hong Kong Vending Machines Support Bitcoin Cash Payments Over BTC

Just recently, cryptocurrency evangelist Roger Ver shared a video on Twitter that shows a number of vending machines in Hong Kong that accept bitcoin cash and ethereum, but not bitcoin. A bunch of people got upset at the Tweet, including the crypto-pundit Tone Vays because they couldn’t deal with the fact that onchain bitcoin transactions could not provide such services. The reason bitcoin cash is supported by these vending machines in Hong Kong is because bitcoin transaction fees are 1,931x more expensive than bitcoin cash transactions. Hong Kong Vending Machines…

Roger Ver Donates $10K in Bitcoin Cash to Casa de Amparo Children’s Shelter

Just recently Bitcoin.com’s Roger Ver donated $10,000 worth of bitcoin cash to the charitable organization Casa de Amparo, a 501(c)(3) charity that helps children escape child abuse and neglect. Since 1978, Casa de Amparo has offered a myriad of programs that help those affected by and at risk of child abuse in San Diego County. Casa de Amparo: A Major Force in the Field of Child Abuse Prevention In the 2019 28th edition of the Child Maltreatment Report, it notes that there are millions of U.S. children who are subject…

Bitcoin Cash Vietnam-Based Fiat-to-Crypto Trading Support Added to Bvnex Exchange

This week the trading platform Bvnex Exchange announced the support of bitcoin cash on the Vietnam-based fiat-crypto trading platform. The support gives the Vietnamese market and other regions in Asia, the ability to trade bitcoin cash for VNDT- Vietnam dong. On June 2, 2020, the crypto exchange Bvnex listed bitcoin cash on the cryptocurrency trading platform with the VNDT- Vietnam dong. The move brings the peer-to-peer cryptocurrency BCH to the Vietnamese market and surrounding areas in Asia. The official launch of VNDT with a myriad of other digital assets hosted…

Huge $591 Billion Cash Pile Adds Sizzle to Stock Market Rally

The U.S. stock market continues to climb despite record-high levels of cash hoarding among institutions. Bank of America reveals hedge funds holdings an eye-popping $591 billion as investors focus on low-risk bonds and cash. When the floodgates open, it may trigger a renewed bull market entering the second half of 2020. The U.S. stock market is climbing despite ongoing riots, geopolitical risks, and uncertainty surrounding the pandemic. JPMorgan’s new data suggests the arsenal of investors is far from running out. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) recorded a 91-point gain…

Crypto Firm Uquid Launches Marketplace- 30,000 Digital Products, Bitcoin Cash Support

On May 28, 2020, the digital currency and blockchain company Uquid has announced that the Uquid Shop is now live and accepting cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash for payments. The team at Uquid has dubbed the market the “world’s biggest digital shop for crypto users is ready to launch with 30,000 digital products.” Crypto Firm Launches Uquid Shop: 30,000 Digital Products The company Uquid launched in 2016 is one of the earliest cross-border digital services with a blockchain-friendly payment system. The startup was one of three blockchain-based companies to be selected…

Cash or Plastic? Countries Where Crypto Debit Cards Are Fair Game

As a sector, plastic cryptocurrency cards have had a bumpy ride. While for some they are the perfect way to spend those hard-stacked sats, it has evidently been a struggle for crypto companies to provide such a service. Wracked by regulation, supplier issues and the volatility of digital assets, crypto debit cards have had a rough start. Nonetheless, crypto debit card use is growing and is considered an important development for the growth in the adoption of crypto around the world. So, in which countries are most of the crypto…

Spooked Wealthy Investors Swerve Fat Cash Piles from Stock Market

Investors in the U.S. hold lots of cash but are mainly targeting low-risk bonds. Wells Fargo and BlackRock executives say investors are trying to scoop up any kind of yield at this point. Growing uncertainty and geopolitical risks have spooked institutional investors or ‘smart money’. The U.S. stock market has been relatively stable in the past week. Investors are patiently observing various economic data as the nation reopens. But, institutions and high net-worth individuals are still not ready to re-enter the market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) increased by…

China is preparing to launch digital yuan next year to replace physical cash

The People’s Bank of China has revealed plans to have its sovereign digital currency ready in time for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The announcement comes as the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a shift away from paper money.   Limited trials are already underway in Shenzhen, Suzhou, Chengdu and the Xiongan New Area in the northern province of Hebei, said the central bank’s governor Yi Gang. He told reporters that China’s government plans to run pilot tests at Olympic venues, though there remains no official timetable for a release.   An…