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Why PayPal’s Upcoming Crypto Service is a Big Deal

Recently, rumors that PayPal is looking to begin offering cryptocurrency direct-sales began making headlines after insiders from the company, in addition to recent job postings looking for blockchain experts highlighted its renewed interest in cryptocurrencies. If confirmed, PayPal’s entry into the crypto space may result in a significant boon for the industry, by providing an Read more…

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$4 Billion OneCoin Crypto Ponzi Scheme Promoter in Singapore To Pay $72,000 Fine

A 52-year-old Singaporean man has been found guilty of promoting the infamous OneCoin cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme more than three years ago. Man to Pay $72,000 As Fine According to reports by local media The Straits Times, Fok Fook Seng, a middle-age Singaporean citizen, was convicted for engaging in marketing activities that link to OneCoin between Read more…

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Lithuania To Sell 24,000 Blockchain-Based Digital Tokens Called LBCOINs Next Week

According to a recent report, Lithuania may be the first nation to launch a central bank-backed digital coin in the eurozone. The country’s central bank plans a pre-sale of twenty-four thousand blockchain-based digital tokens called LBCOINs. Lithuania To Sell 24k Blockchain-based Tokens A Reuters report from earlier today informed that the Baltic country has completed Read more…

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The PayPal Bitcoin News Isn’t Entirely Bullish: Kraken CEO Explains

On Monday, the Bitcoin and crypto space saw one of the most positive news events in months. Citing three sources, CoinDesk reported that multi-billion-dollar payment giant PayPal is looking into rolling out cryptocurrency trades. A “well-placed industry source” said to the outlet: “My understanding is that they are going to allow buys and sells of Read more…

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Bitcoin entrepreneur breaks down reasons why everyone should buy BTC

Despite Bitcoin slowly becoming a bonafide asset class with increased mainstream media mentions, billionaire investors throwing their weight behind it, and Fortune 500 companies investing in crypto, many people are still hesitant to get involved. Attempting to lower the barriers to entry, a top commentator and entrepreneur in the Bitcoin space, Brandon Quittem, recently broke Read more…

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Major Tokyo Company To Use Blockchain To Trade Excessive Electricity

A local report indicated that Tokyo Electrical Energy Firm Holdings Inc (TEPCO) has partnered with the Japanese trading company Itochu Corp, to develop a blockchain-based platform to trade surplus of electricity between households. Blockchain-based Trading Platform For Electricity According to the Nikkei, TEPCO and Itochu signed the partnership to utilize blockchain technology for the upcoming Read more…

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World Economic Forum Names Chainlink a 2020 Pioneer

Chainlink has been included in a top list of technology pioneers by the World Economic Forum. The selection consists of some of the biggest names which are leaving their mark in several industries, including blockchain and other tech innovations. Among The Most Promising Tech Integrators Upon the 20th anniversary of the Tech Pioneers community, The Read more…

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Grayscale Says Investors Buy Bitcoin as an Inflation Hedge Amid Massive Money Printing

Grayscale Investments asserted that amid the current economic uncertainty prompted by the latest governments’ actions to print lots of money, institutional investors turn to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies looking for a potential hedge against inflation. BTC And Crypto To Serve As Hedge One of the world’s leading digital asset management companies recently posted on Twitter Read more…

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Morgan Stanley’s V-Shape Recovery Prediction Can Still Lead Bitcoin Above $10K

Bitcoin price could attempt a close above $10,000 as Morgan Stanley predicts a V-shape global recovery by the fourth quarter. Economists at the investment banking giant expect global GDP to shrink by 8.6 percent year-on-year but rebound to 3.1 percent by Q1/2021. Aspects of a full recovery could increase investors’ risk appetite, thereby benefiting Bitcoin Read more…