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Visa Predictably Backs $40 Million Raise in Cryptocurrency Security System

The longer you’ve been in the blockchain space, the more you’ve likely realized that traditional finance companies will come in and benefit from the technology as well. It started with patents and investments; now the companies inevitably begin to take a more active role. Then You Win JPMorgan released its cryptocurrency. Now, much of the Read more…

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Bitcoin (BTC) At $20,000 By Year End Then Opens Up $40,000 Says Novogratz

Mike Novogratz, founder and chief executive of Galaxy Digital, the crypto-focused merchant bank, says bitcoin will be trading at $20,000 before the year is out. In a telephone interview with Bloomberg he also rode back somewhat on his previously reported statements about wishing he’d “sold more” when he offloaded some bitcoin as the price fell Read more…

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Bitcoin Adoption Is Ghost: Hardly Anyone Uses BTC for Payments, Bloomberg Says

An analytical company Chainalysis shows that hardly anyone utilizes Bitcoin as means of payment, preferring to see it as a store of value and ‘hodl’ In spite of the recent massive price surge, Bitcoin seems to have a problem that few are aware of. An analytical firm Chainalysis Inc. from New York has recently shown Read more…

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This Awful Bitcoin Stat Guarantees It’s Not Crypto’s Future: Mathematician

CCN: With all the hype about blockchains and their many uses, we shouldn’t forget the original purpose for the Bitcoin blockchain and Nakamoto’s great leap forward. Blockchains and cryptocurrencies were created to be decentralized currencies, replacing or complementing fiat currencies. For the most avid crypto fans, crypto is the future of currency and will eventually Read more…

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Visa Is Avidly Fishing For A Crypto Blockchain Dev Hero

Visa Inc. is seeking a full-time technical product manager in Palo Alto, California. In a job posting to SmartRecruiters, the global card giant said it is looking for someone who is “passionate about the intersection of payments and cryptocurrency,” and “deeply familiar with permissionless blockchain technology.” READ: Your Million Dollars Cryptocurrencies are Worthless (Unless they Read more…

Lightning Network Achieves Record Capacity, Exceeding the Milestone of 600BTC
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Lightning Network is As Good As Other Traditional Payment Methods Right Now, Study Concludes

Despite having severe scalability problems, Bitcoin remains the most important cryptocurrency with the largest market cap. Its high value has resulted in extremely high fees, and its high level of adoption resulted in transactions taking a long time to confirm, especially in 2017, when the network clogged and BTC reached ATH. Lightning Network aims to Read more…

Binance Now Supporting Visa and MasterCard Payments
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Binance Now Supporting Visa and MasterCard Payments

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency trading exchange by volume, announced today that both debit and credit card payments for cryptocurrencies are now open — thanks to a partnership with Simplex, a fully-licensed financial institution that offers online fraud-protected payment processing solutions.  Binance users are now afforded the opportunity to purchase Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Read more…

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Perfect Storm: Bitcoin Didn’t Exist in the Last Financial Crisis

Bitcoin has been quietly preparing for over a decade for the next market storm as a non-political alternative to the money printing pyramid. Bitcoin Separates Money and State Bitcoin was forged by the last great financial crisis of 2008 and designed to thrive in financial turmoil. “Bitcoin adoption has always been driven by bank failures, Read more…