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What Is Ripple (XRP)? | A Complete Guide to the Banking Cryptocurrency

In this guide, we go into detail how Ripple (XRP) intends to fundamentally transform the way institutions move money around the world. Learn all about it.

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May 20, 2020 0

Venezuelans Can Now Use Bitcoin to Pay for Goods at 20,000 PoS Terminals

Venezuelans Can Now Use Bitcoin to Pay for Goods at 20,000 PoS TerminalsVenezuelans will now be able to use bitcoin to pay for goods and services at more than 20,000 point-of-sale (PoS) terminals throughout the struggling South American country. This follows a deal between Panamanian crypto exchange Cryptobuyer and local payments processor Mega Soft to connect some of Venezuela’s biggest retail chains for this purpose. Stores that […]

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May 18, 2020 0

Visa Files Patent for Cryptocurrency System to Replace Cash

Visa Files Patent for Cryptocurrency System to Replace CashVisa International has filed for a cryptocurrency system patent that is meant to replace physical currency. The system, which utilizes both central banks and commercial banks, leverages a private blockchain to improve the payment ecosystem. Visa’s Cryptocurrency Patent Filing The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published on Thursday a patent application entitled “digital […]

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May 15, 2020 0

Coinbase vs Kraken | Cryptocurrency Exchange Comparison

In this Coinbase vs Kraken review, we outline the important differences between these two leading cryptocurrency exchanges. Which one is right for you?

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May 12, 2020 0

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade 3 Days Away – New Opcode Support, Chain Limit Extension, Sigchecks

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade 3 Days Away - New Opcode Support, Chain Limit Extension, SigchecksOn May 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain will be upgraded and there will be at least three new features added to the longest chain. The upgrade in three days is being discussed fervently by the community, because it follows the recent and controversial Infrastructure Funding Proposal (IFP). Bitcoin Cash to Upgrade In Three Days […]

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May 12, 2020 0

Bitcoin ATM Locations Surge to Over 7700 Worldwide Amid Global Crisis

Bitcoin ATM Locations Surge to Over 7700 Worldwide Amid Global CrisisThe number of bitcoin ATM locations has been growing rapidly amid nationwide lockdowns and the coronavirus crisis. With hundreds of new machines added each month, there are now more than 7,700 bitcoin ATMs spread all over the world. A new bitcoin ATM operator also installed its first bitcoin machines in April. Hundreds of Bitcoin ATM […]

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May 6, 2020 0

What is the Bitcoin Halvening and Why It Matters

The Bitcoin Halvening (or halving) is a significant moment in Bitcoin’s history. Bitcoin’s Halvening is a pre-programmed event that protects Bitcoin from inflation and helps ensure a degree of scarcity…

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May 1, 2020 0

How Many Bitcoins are Left?

Crypto Fundamentals: A short explanation of how many Bitcoins are left, why the number is limited and what determines when Bitcoins are released.

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April 30, 2020 0

1 Cent per Kilowatt-Hour: China’s Sichuan Province Encourages Hydro-Powered Bitcoin Mining

1 Cent per Kilowatt-Hour: China's Sichuan Province Encourages Hydro-Powered Bitcoin MiningThe local government of Ya’an city, in China’s Sichuan province, has announced the region is encouraging bitcoin mining in Sichuan if operations leverage the local hydropower plants. The document released by Ya’an city officials is in stark contrast to how Sichuan lawmakers felt about mining in 2018. Back then the government and China’s central bank […]

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April 28, 2020 0

Chinese Court Declares Ethereum Legal Property With Economic Value

Chinese Court Declares Ethereum Legal Property With Economic ValueA district court in China has reportedly ruled that Ethereum’s cryptocurrency is legal property with economic value. This ruling follows a couple of other verdicts on the legality of cryptocurrency, including bitcoin, by various Chinese courts. While cryptocurrency is not legal tender in China, people can hold and transfer them like property. Court Ruling: ETH […]

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April 28, 2020 0