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How Coinstar Could Turn $62 Million Dollars Worth of Literal Trash into Bitcoin

According to an estimate by recycling and waste management company Covanta Holding Corporation, Americans literally throw away $62 million dollars a year worth of spare pocket change. Covanta offered CBS News a theory along with the estimate “that the coins are probably tossed accidentally.” Continue reading How Coinstar Could Turn $62 Million Dollars Worth of Literal Trash into Bitcoin

Bitcoin Investor Who Lost $1 Million: Crypto Still ‘a Force for Good’

A bitcoin investor who lost $1 million in the bear market still believes the original cryptocurrency is a “force for good.” However, Peter McCormack warns others to be more careful with their money. Continue reading Bitcoin Investor Who Lost $1 Million: Crypto Still ‘a Force for Good’

Free Software Foundation $1 Million Bitcoin Donation Reduced by $140,000 Before Conversion

Last January, the Free Software Foundation received a donation of $1 million or 91.45 BTC from the Pineapple Fund. The donation, which was expected to be used to “empower free software activists and developers around the world,” has seen a drastic reduction in value due to the effects of last year’s downturn in the crypto market. Continue reading Free Software Foundation $1 Million Bitcoin Donation Reduced by $140,000 Before Conversion

Visa Acquires Ripple Partner Earthport For $250 Million

Credit card giant Visa Inc. is acquiring British payments firm Earthport for $250.6 million. Earthport — which provides cross-border payment services to banks and businesses — has been partners with Ripple, the blockchain-based payment network, since 2015. Continue reading Visa Acquires Ripple Partner Earthport For $250 Million