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Problems Escalate in Venezuela as Millions Rush to Spend Petros

Problems Escalate in Venezuela as Millions Rush to Spend PetrosAccording to the Venezuelan government, millions of families have used the petro, the country’s national digital currency, to pay for goods and services. As shoppers rush to spend their coins, merchants are reportedly struggling, effectively forced to sell goods at a deep discount. At least one merchant is said to have been arrested. Also read: […]

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Boerse Stuttgart and SBI Partner to Expand Crypto Services in Europe and Asia

Boerse Stuttgart and SBI Partner to Expand Crypto Services in Europe and AsiaGermany’s second-largest stock exchange and a major financial services group in Japan have partnered to expand their crypto operations in Europe and Asia. Boerse Stuttgart recently launched its crypto trading platform while SBI has been expanding its crypto business operations for several years. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: Crypto ‘Inevitable’ in India, China Rankings, NY Streamlines […]

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A Better Alternative to Banking – Club Swan

Club Swan - Spend Your Crypto NowThe crypto community has had a rough relationship with traditional financial institutions with limited solutions available. Around the world, both early and recent crypto users have had bank accounts closed, transactions rejected, unnecessary delays in receiving their funds, or worse. To add to this dilemma, the availability of trustworthy and regulated solutions where both your crypto and fiat are safe and spendable has been non-existent… Until Now. A better alternative to banking is now available around the world- it is tested, proven, and it delivers.

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BRD’s Adam Traidman on New Products, Crypto Adoption, and Banking the Unbanked Into 2020

BRD's Adam Traidman on New Products, Crypto Adoption, and Banking the Unbanked into 2020Breadwallet, later known as Bread, and now just as BRD, was the first crypto wallet in the App Store in 2014. Its non-custodial, open source and user-friendly nature saw it become very popular, now with nearly 3 million users worldwide. CEO Adam Traidman took some time to field questions from news.Bitcoin.com this week, detailing BRD’s […]

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Italians Love Cash But Are Growing Fond of Crypto, New Stats Suggest

Italians Love Cash But Are Growing Fond of Crypto, New Stats SuggestItaly, one of the world’s largest economies, has faced plenty of financial challenges in the past decade. That’s probably one of the reasons why cryptocurrencies have been faring better there than in other European countries. Italians love cash but are also warming up to its decentralized digital alternative. The number of businesses accepting crypto payments […]

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Weiss Ratings Downgrades EOS to ‘C-‘ Due to Centralization – How Other Coins Measure Up

Weiss Ratings Downgrades EOS to 'C-' Due to Centralization - How Other Coins Measure UpWeiss Ratings has downgraded EOS once again, taking its ranking from a B to a C-. The group cites “failure to decentralize,” “misallocation of resources,” and a congested network as reasons for the fall in rank. “Weiss Crypto Ratings model is not based on opinion. It’s driven by data,” the group claims. In this article […]

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Bitcoin Cash 2019: Year in Review

Bitcoin Cash 2019: Year in Review2019 is coming to an end and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ecosystem has matured a great deal. BCH has successfully upgraded twice this year, adding Schnorr signatures capabilities and most transactions on the BCH network are now non-malleable. Moreover, BCH has seen increased adoption this year, an SLP token explosion, a slew of helpful third-party […]

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More Nations Join the Club of Crypto-Friendly Jurisdictions

More Nations Join the Club of Crypto-Friendly JurisdictionsRegulatory barriers are a major concern for businesses working with decentralized assets. Not all governments, however, are putting obstacles in front of crypto companies. In fact the number taking a crypto-friendly stance is in fact increasing. Also read: Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under Zelensky Executives View Regulations as the Biggest Threat Government […]

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Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under Zelensky

Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under ZelenskyThe new administration in Kiev, headed by the young president Volodymyr Zelensky, has brought renewed interest in cryptocurrencies. Fresh energy is now being injected into efforts to legalize decentralized digital money and regulate related economic activities. New draft laws have been proposed or are under preparation to accommodate the nascent industry, from which the Ukrainian […]

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FOIN Allows Merchants to Accept Crypto Payments In-Store

FOIN Allows Merchants to Accept Crypto Payments In-StoreFOIN, a cryptocurrency company and a developer of the transparent payment system FoPay, announced the strategic partnership with Cyclebit, a crypto payment solutions provider. According to the official information, starting from that day, FOIN, the decentralized peer to peer cryptocurrency for the finance sector, along with 20 other top cryptos are accepted at more than 200,000 points of sale in Europe, Asia, and Canada. Now, FOIN holders can use their digital assets to make purchasing in stores, cafes, restaurants, and even service companies (e.g. barber shops).

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