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Credit Card Providers Block Access to Cryptocurrencies

Credit Card Providers Block Access to Cryptocurrencies

A number of credit card companies have put the squeeze on cryptocurrencies by announcing that they will not allow their customers to use their cards on cryptocurrency exchanges. Customers are effectively being blocked from accessing digital assets such as Bitcoin due to a host of concerns from credit card providers. …

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North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share Sale

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North Carolina’s government has sent a cease-and-desist order to a cryptocurrency company they say is selling unregistered securities in the U.S. state. The North Carolina Secretary of State Securities Division issued a temporary cease-and-desist order on March 2 against the European project PowerMining Pool. The move comes just under two months …

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With Our Powers Combined: Artificial Intelligence and Cryptocurrency

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While Bitcoin is getting all of the headlines, cryptocurrencies are moving far beyond being the trendy stock to invest in. The power behind crypto, blockchain has been applied to a number of industries. The result is streamlined information, processes, data, and most importantly, payment. Artificial intelligence is making headlines in …

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PBoC's Yao: Chinese Digital Currency Should Be Crypto-Inspired

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A central bank-issued digital currency (CBDC) released by the People’s Bank of China should incorporate elements of cryptocurrencies, according to Yao Qian, who spearheads the central bank’s research in this area. In his latest opinion piece, published by China business media outlet Yicai on Tuesday, Yao – who is director of …

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Ripple (XRP) powered mobile app to deliver instant payments within Japan

Ripple (XRP) powered mobile app to deliver instant payments within Japan

As a follow up to December 2017 news that banks in Japan would establish a “consortium of payment card industries utilizing blockchain technology,” today it was advertised that the Japan banking consortium has named its expected real-time smartphone payment application “MoneyTap” and which will be powered by Ripple’s blockchain technology. …

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Wyoming Could Become The Crypto Capital Of The US

Wyoming Could Become The Crypto Capital Of The US

Article by Wayne Duggan Analysts are predicting that cryptocurrency and blockchain-related businesses could scoop up billions in business in coming decades, and U.S. states are recognizing the potential economic benefits. Wyoming Makes A Move Wyoming is reportedly in the process of introducing a number of cryptocurrency-friendly bills aimed at making the state …

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Top 5 Bitcoin Myths That Need To Be Busted

Top 5 Bitcoin Myths That Need To Be Busted

Bitcoin has been here almost for a decade now but there continue to be myths surrounding the king of cryptocurrencies that keeps percolating amongst the newbies and veterans alike. Nevertheless, the best way is to clarify these myths because any truly decentralized and censorship-resistant tech is bound to face such issues. I also …

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Market Update Report March.6

Market Update Report March.6

After the ups and downs of the past few weeks, the market is stabilizing. Bitcoin’s price continues to climb as the support at $10K remains stable. Anyone remember that around exactly one year ago, Bitcoin’s price was traded around $1000? The dominance of Bitcoin is now at 40% of the …

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SEC Chair Says 'We Are Watching' As Companies Launch ICOs

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Jay Clayton, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, has issued new remarks about the regulatory risks of launching an initial coin offering (ICO). Speaking to Fox Business on Tuesday, Clayton commented that he “loves this technology” – but that said, he believes companies shouldn’t ignore existing securities law, …

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