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Here’s why scarcely any big online retailers accept Bitcoin

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All eyes are on Bitcoin's big change on Aug. 1.Image: Photo by WALLACE WOON/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Bitcoin’s price has been booming in the last two years (with some recent hiccups). This must mean that the cryptocurrency is becoming ubiquitous at online retailers, right? Wrong. According to a new Morgan Stanley report, via Bloomberg, only three out of 500 largest online merchants accept Bitcoin. And it’s not growing either. That number is down from five retailers last year. SEE ALSO: At $200 million, Tezos ICO is already the biggest ever, and it’s still going strong The report doesn’t say which three retailers accept […]

This blockchain startup already has the largest ICO ever and it’s still going strong

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Tezos has raised more than $206 million in four days, and the fundraiser goes on for eight and a half more days.Image: Tezos/Mashable Right now, Tezos a blockchain startup you’ve probably never heard of is raising money through an initial coin offering, or ICO. Tezos has raised $206 million in about four days, and the sale is scheduled to continue for eight and a half more days. At this rate, raising half a billion dollars is not unimaginable. SEE ALSO: The ICO is a revolutionary new way to get funded, and everyone wants in Unlike many other recent ICOs, Tezos […]