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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Calls Bitcoin (BTC) ‘Garbage’

One of Shark Tank’s most prominent investors has taken aim at Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Kevin O’Leary, who also goes by the nickname ‘Mr. Wonderful’ on the show, recently appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box and gave his negative opinion of Bitcoin. O’Leary told the host that Bitcoin is neither a valuable asset or a currency, but Read more…

You Can Now Buy Bitcoin At The Post Office In Liechtenstein
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You Can Now Buy Bitcoin At The Post Office In Liechtenstein

The national post service of the small European country of Liechtenstein has confirmed it will now offer Bitcoin (BTC) sales as part of its product range. Liechtenstein Post: Bitcoin Exchange ‘No Different From Fiat’ In a press release, Liechtensteinische Post confirmed that as of February 15, anyone could exchange fiat currency for Bitcoin at its Read more…

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Iran Launches Gold-Backed Stablecoin Amidst US Sanctions

Iran is determined to find a way to prosper amid the unilateral sanctions imposed by the U.S. government, and the political team of Hasan Rohaní, president of the Persian country, is relying on the use of blockchain technologies as a way to counter U.S. influence in the world of international finance. Hasan Rohani. President of Read more…

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Visualizing Bitcoin Adoption Across the Globe

Bitcoin remains the most popular cryptocurrency in the world today with a network that spans across the globe. But just what the distribution of Bitcoin nodes tell us about the rate of adoption of the top-ranked cryptocurrency on a global scale? Global Distribution of Bitcoin Nodes According to a 2019 study by Themetafriend, there are 36 Read more…

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Ripple CEO on Bitcoin, “I’m Not Prepared to Say Bitcoin Goes to Zero. I Still Own Bitcoin”

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple spoke about the potential of cryptocurrencies to improve the global economic landscape at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In a discussion panel on the future of crypto, Garlinghouse explained that there is a strong possibility that blockchain technologies will improve the conditions under which social, banking and industrial Read more…

Thousands of US Grocery Stores to Sell Bitcoin At Coinstar Kiosks
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Thousands of US Grocery Stores to Sell Bitcoin At Coinstar Kiosks

A U.S. Bitcoin ATM company has teamed up with international coin counter Coinstar to offer Bitcoin purchasing facilities in “thousands” of new locations. More Bitcoin For Cash Washington-based Coinme, which has operated Bitcoin ATMs since 2014, confirmed the deal via a press release January 17. The exact extent of the rollout remains undisclosed, but executives Read more…

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Swiss Vontobel Bank to Offer Cryptocurrency Custody in Global ‘First’

Swiss private bank Vontobel is planning to offer custody services for cryptocurrencies in a move executives described as a worldwide “first.” Vontobel To Create ‘Digital Asset Vault’ In an interview with local finance magazine Finews.ch, Vontobel, which has offered cryptocurrency-related investment products since 2016, said it now wanted to increase its integration. “As far as I Read more…

Why NEO Co-Founder Erik Zhang Says Ethereum Will Overtake Bitcoin
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Why NEO Co-Founder Erik Zhang Says Ethereum Will Overtake Bitcoin

NEO appears to be losing ground in the popularity contest, at least lately. In the glory days of 2017, the “Chinese Ethereum” was a top 10 cryptocurrency with unstoppable potential. NEO was touted as being faster, better, and capable of handling way more transactions than other major networks. The hype surrounding the project was palpable. Read more…

BITCOIN ATMS WORLDWIDE DOUBLE IN 2018
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Bitcoin ATMs Worldwide Double in 2018

There’s no shortage of vultures lurking in wait to pick the bones of the rotting casket of Bitcoin. This is the volt of bankers, regulators, incumbents, and mainly gray-haired men in power who dismiss cryptocurrency as frivolous, a fad, a scam, or a merely speculative asset that will surely tank to value of zero. But Read more…

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Switzerland Merchants Charged 8% by PayPal Showing Merits of Crypto

PayPal, a leading payments processor valued at over $97 billion, charges merchants high percentage-based fees on top of a flat based fee of 2.9 percent. The high transaction fee of PayPal has led merchants to explore alternatives like crypto to minimize expenses. For most normal users on PayPal, a transaction from one user to another

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