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Latin America: Surging Growth in Digital Payments May Be Boosting Bitcoin

VISA’s Chief Product Officer has revealed a massive surge in digital payment growth in Latin America since the pandemic related lockdown went into place in the region. More citizens of Latin American countries are turning to digital payments over cash. At the same time, they are also increasingly looking toward Bitcoin as a viable digital payment Read more…

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Sony Invests in Security Token Platform Securitize

Japanese multinational group Sony has invested in Securitize through its venture capital fund SFV・GB L.P, which is co-managed by Sony Financial Ventures (SFV) and Global Brain. Securitize is a blockchain-oriented firm that helps businesses issue compliant security tokens. Sony Joins Nomura, MUFG, and Santander to Invest in Securitize The latest investment by SFV・GB an extension Read more…

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Bybit CEO: Leaking Clients Data Is A Huge Deal, Especially In Crypto (Exclusive Interview)

The cryptocurrency market has been rather interesting to monitor over the past few months, in the eyes of the typical crypto trader. There’s been a lot of action around the price of Bitcoin, crypto regulations, security, and even institutional interest. Amid all this, Cryptopotato had the chance to do an exclusive interview with Ben Zhou, Read more…

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A Look at Bitcoin P2P Trading in Politically Tense Countries

Bitcoin (BTC) still keeps up the pace when it comes to P2P markets worldwide. The usage of those markets circumvents exchanges, and allows small-scale exchanges with less formality. Here’s a look at how important it is in countries with significant financial and political concerns.  Peer-to-Peer in Distressed Regimes Bitcoin trading through P2P platforms is picking Read more…

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Living on Bitcoin in Europe: From Amsterdam to Prague, No Cash Required

Bitcoin Magazine supplied reporter Colin Harper with a fistful of sats and set him loose in Europe. This is the first installment of his “Living on Bitcoin in Europe” series. Continue reading his adventures over the coming days. Amsterdam and the 40-Hour Day I landed in Brussels with a rucksack filled with the usual miscellany: Read more…

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“Bank for Banks” Working On Prototype Crypto Asset

BIS & SNB Working On Crypto Announced in a document published Tuesday, the Swiss National Bank and the Bank for International Settlements, the so-called “Bank for Banks”, are looking to begin work on a blockchain-based crypto asset. The document stated: “[It] will examine the integration of digital central bank money into a distributed ledger technology Read more…

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Breaking: Ripple Acquires Crypto Trading Firm for European Expansion

Ripple Bags Business Deal Just announced minutes ago, crypto-centric fintech startup Ripple has just made an expansion into Iceland. In a blog post, the San Francisco-headquartered company revealed that it has acqui-hired (acquired and hired) Algrim, a cryptocurrency trading firm based in the Nordic country. This move marks the company’s latest expansion into Europe. According Read more…

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France To Block Libra But FINMA Eager For Regulation

Fresh reports have revealed that France wants to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in Europe. Meanwhile, financial regulators in Switzerland say they are open to international cooperation in the creation of a regulatory framework for the proposed cryptocurrency project. Libra Shall Not Pass London-based City A.M. has released a report purportedly from AFP that regulators in Read more…