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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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Kleiner Perkins’ Investor Shares Her Blockchain Predictions for 2020

Monica Desai Weiss, an investor at the venture capital company, Kleiner Perkins, recently had an interview in which she shared her predictions regarding fintech and blockchain in 2020. The year 2020 is almost here, and with it, an entirely new decade is about to kick off. Many expect it to be the age of technological Read more…

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Deloitte Survey: 83% Of Executives See Compelling Use Cases For Blockchain

Big four multinational professional services company, Deloitte, has conducted a 2019 survey regarding what executives from big organizations think of blockchain. The data shows that interest in blockchain-based technology is generally increasing. 83% Of Executives Believe In Blockchain Deloitte published its annual survey showing what executives think about blockchain and its potential. It was conducted Read more…

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Bitstop Installs One-Way Bitcoin ATMs In Simon Malls

Bitstop, a Bitcoin Automated Teller Machine (ATM) operator, has partnered with Simon Malls, one of the biggest shopping mall operators in the United States, to install Bitcoin ATMs across California, Florida and Georgia. According to the November 26, 2019, announcement, Bitstop’s ATMs are now live in five Simon Malls locations. The company’s chief executive and Read more…

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China Launches Digital Bank Consortium Blockchain Investment Fund

A fintech company in China has launched a global digital bank consortium blockchain investment fund with the aim of creating a leading digital bank. China Turning Digital Cao Tong, Chair of Shenzhen’s Hande Financial Technology Holdings Co., Ltd (HDFH), made the announcement during the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) today in Shanghai, according to 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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China Is Exploring Blockchain and AI Use Cases in International Trade Financing

China is reportedly looking into the various use cases for blockchain tech and artificial intelligence (AI) in international financing, with a special focus on risk management procedures. The country intends to further liberalize its financial markets, a veteran foreign exchange regulatory official confirmed on October 26. The recent comments made by Lu Lei, deputy head Read more…

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4 Reasons Why Bitcoin is So Popular in South Africa

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, in general, continue to thrive in South Africa even as such interest comes with a multitude of scams and fraudulent investment schemes. The country even ranks second in the world for bitcoin searches according to Google Trends. Here are four reasons for the continued interest in bitcoin among South Africans. (1) Internal Read more…