Category: Strike

Bitpay Adds Lightning Network, Youth Fashion Brand Pacsun to Accept Payments via Lightning

Bitpay Adds Lightning Network, Youth Fashion Brand Pacsun to Accept Payments via Lightning

On April 6, one of the largest cryptocurrency payment platforms in the world, Bitpay, announced the Atlanta-based company has integrated bitcoin payments via the Lightning Network. According to the announcement on Wednesday, the youth-focused American retail clothing brand Pacific Sunwear (Pacsun) will be the first merchant to leverage Bitpay to accept Lightning Network payments. Payment […]

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Strike App Faces Problems In Argentina; Does Not Support Bitcoin, Claim Users

The lightning payments app Strike made quite a buzz by starting its operations in the South American country of Argentina this week. But now, it has come under criticism from many users on Twitter complaining that they cannot buy, sell, or hold bitcoin compared to strike users in other nations. Instead, it’s only supporting Tether’s […]

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Strike Arrives in Argentina With USDT Support, No Bitcoin Integration Yet

Strike Arrives in Argentina With USDT Support, No Bitcoin Integration Yet

Strike, a bitcoin-based wallet and exchange service, has landed in Argentina, bringing USDT integration to users in the country. Jack Mallers, CEO of Strike, explained that his objective for bringing the app to the country has to do with providing a platform for Argentinians to hold a stable value in cash. This value will be […]

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New York Giants’ Saquon Barkley Plans to Convert Endorsement Revenue to Bitcoin

New York Giants’ Saquon Barkley Plans to Convert Endorsement Revenue to Bitcoin

Another pro athlete in the National Football League (NFL) is planning to convert some of his earnings into bitcoin. The 24-year-old running back for the New York Giants, Saquon Barkley, discussed converting his endorsement revenue into bitcoin during a recent interview with the Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano. Inflation Concerns Push Saquon Barkley Toward […]

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El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele Plans to Declare Bitcoin Legal Tender Next Week

El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele Plans to Declare Bitcoin Legal Tender Next Week

At the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, El Salvador’s president, Nayib Bukele, appeared via a Zoom presentation and noted that he plans to submit a bill next week that recognizes bitcoin as legal tender. Bukele revealed a partnership with the company Strike, a bitcoin payments firm launched by Jack Mallers. Progressive President Nayib Bukele Says […]

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Sean Culkin of the Kansas City Chiefs becomes first NFL player to convert entire salary to bitcoin

Kansas City Chiefs player Sean Culkin will become the first NFL player to covert his entire salary into bitcoin using a third-party payments application.  According to a press release shared with The Block, the entirety of Culkin’s $920,000 salary will be paid in weekly USD installments and converted instantly to bitcoin via Strike by Zap, […]

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Filecoin Miners Start a Strike – FIL Validators Claim the Project’s Economic Model Is Not Working

Filecoin Miners Start a Strike – FIL Validators Claim the Project’s Economic Model Is Not Working

The Filecoin project has surely seen a lot of hype but during the last few weeks before the launch, the cooperative digital storage crypto project has been criticized a great deal. This weekend a few Filecoin miners have been on strike and claim the economic model is not working out for them. Just recently the […]

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