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Blockchain-Based Remittance Companies Win at RemTECH Awards Ceremony

The global remittance industry’s blockchain-based startups got a boost recently at the Remittance Technology (RemTECH) awards held at the United Nations in New York, from June 16 to 18 as part of the UN Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development.Of the 11 award-winning remittance companies, five startup...

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U.S. Bill Requiring Travelers to Declare Digital Currencies Resurfaces

The United States Senate has introduced a bill that would require all travelers entering the U.S. to declare digital currency holdings in excess of $10,000. Despite concerns raised by the invasive nature of the bill, the likelihood of it being passed is extremely low simply due to the incredibly challenging infrastr...

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Cambodian Central Bank Is Trialing Blockchain Technology

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) announced that it plans to launch a blockchain trial at the end of 2017 that aims to improve the central bank’s ability to monitor and facilitate interbank lending.In April, the Cambodian central bank entered into a partnership with Japanese blockchain startup Soramitsu to co-deve...

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Telegram Agrees to Register in Russia but Not Hand Over User Data

Pavel Durov, founder of the popular messaging app Telegram, has agreed to register the company with Russian authorities. However the Russian entrepreneur said Telegram would still refuse to share any private information on its users. Also read: Burger King Russia to Accept Bitcoin Late 2017 Russia had claimed all it ne...

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  • 2017-06-29 11:16:18

Why Alibaba Could Embrace Bitcoin Ahead of Amazon, Google, Others

Speculation from a recent public poll conducted via Twitter shows that top Chinese e-commerce company, Alibaba, is likely to be the next global giant to accept Bitcoin. 52 percent of 4,500 participants in the survey put together by the owner of Digital Currency Group, Barry Silbert, are of the view that the Chinese co...

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Revealing Your Digital Currency Holdings Online Is a Horrible Idea

This week a cryptocurrency trader who traded altcoins and bitcoin on the digital currency exchange Bittrex lost over 7 BTC ($18,000 USD) while recording the entire theft. The trader from New Zealand revealed his testimony and believes he was hacked by malicious bots created to steal digital assets. Also Read: GPU Short...

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A $5 Trillion Cryptocurrency Empire in Just 5 Years?

Famous investor and ex-hedge fund manager, Michael Novogratz, predicts that the cryptocurrency market will be worth $5 trillion in 5 years. The Rise of the Cryptocurrency Market After the cryptocurrency market managed to show such explosive growth in such a short time, many investors, speculators, analysts and fintech...

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Bitpoint Adds Bitcoin and Ether Payments to Platform with Unionpay, Wechat Pay and Alipay

Japanese bitcoin exchange Bitpoint announced on Wednesday the partnership with Nippon Pay to offer cryptocurrency payment options alongside China’s three most popular payment services. Also read: Japan’s Largest Online Travel Agent Bringing Bitcoin to 1400+ Hotels This Summer “The World’s First” Bitpoint in...

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Asus and Nvidia Announce Purpose-Built Cryptocurrency Mining GPUs

Leading graphics processing unit (GPU) manufacturers Asus and Nvidia have announced the release of new GPUs targeting the cryptocurrency mining market. Also Read: Sapphire Technology Announce Production of Graphics Cards Designed Solely for Cryptocurrency Mining The Announcements Follow Sapphire Technology Becoming the...

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Burger King Russia to Accept Bitcoin Late 2017

A Burger King franchise located in Moscow, Russia will be accepting bitcoin later this year.   Also read: Investors Beware: China to Give Death Penalty to ICO Traders? Burger King Going Bitcoin Burger King is seeking the help of technicians in the FinTech industry as it prepares to integrate bitcoin. These technicians ...

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