Bitcoin Adoption in Thailand Led by Tourism Industry

Bitcoin Adoption in Thailand Led by Tourism Industry
Kevin Helms
18 APR 2017  Bitcoin.com
Bitcoin Adoption in Thailand Led by Tourism Industry, but Held Back by Scaling Debate

The Bitcoin scaling debate affects some businesses more than others, but few real-world businesses have the volume to watch Bitcoin’s momentum react to it like the tourist hotspot, the Pattaya Beer Garden. Bitcoin.com discussed adoption trends in Thailand with Peter Noid, the proprietor of this large and popular restaurant and bar located in the Southern city of Pattaya.

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Pre-Information Notice for the EU Blockchain Observatory / Forum

European Commission
18 APR 2017

In the context of the Horizontal Taskforce on FinTech and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), the European Parliament has mandated the European Commission to implement a Pilot project in order to build up technical expertise and regulatory capacity. The European Commission intends to launch a call for tender for a service contract to set up an EU Blockchain Observatory. Read more.