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Switzerland Confirms its Status of Crypto Nation Once Again
Aug 06, 2020 at 13:52
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Switzerland Confirms its Status of Crypto Nation Once Again
Blockchain-friendly Switzerland bears the name of Crypto Nation for a reason. It has become an undisputed giant leader in the international digital asset and blockchain space, and the Swiss are expected to be the worldwide cryptocurrency pioneers for at least the near future.
MasterCard Finalises New Partnership to Expand Its Cryptocurrency Project
Jul 21, 2020 at 09:26
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MasterCard Finalises New Partnership to Expand Its Cryptocurrency Project
It seems the traditional finance sector is merging with financial technologies further. Another payment giant, Mastercard, is expanding its cryptocurrency program to support massive adoption and craft innovative experiences in the blockchain field.
PayPal Did Not Confirm any Plans on Cryptocurrency, Though Its Interest Is Obvious
Jul 16, 2020 at 09:52
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PayPal Did Not Confirm any Plans on Cryptocurrency, Though Its Interest Is Obvious
After PayPal’s letter to the EU Commission was revealed, many news outlets started speculating that the company confirmed their plans on cryptocurrency implementation. However, the letter has no details on any cryptocurrency-related activity except for research, which only proves the company’s interest in cryptocurrency.
How Might the Legal Status of Cryptocurrency Change Amidst Growing Interest in CBDCs?
Jul 11, 2020 at 11:47
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How Might the Legal Status of Cryptocurrency Change Amidst Growing Interest in CBDCs?
The legal status of cryptocurrency has been and still is very contentious worldwide, with some countries recognizing them as a medium of payment, while in others, mere ownership of crypto is enough to get you to prison. Will the increasing global attention to CBDCs change anything?
Traditional Payment Giants Adopt Blockchain; Does This Mean the Merging of Two Worlds?
Jul 09, 2020 at 13:32
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Traditional Payment Giants Adopt Blockchain; Does This Mean the Merging of Two Worlds?
The realm of traditional finance is in the vicinity of a transformation. As people seek for more convenient innovative alternatives, global payment giants are forced to explore these technologies to meet their users’ needs.
Cryptocurrency vs Bank Cards: Who Will Win the Battle?
Jul 04, 2020 at 13:22
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Cryptocurrency vs Bank Cards: Who Will Win the Battle?
In this changing financial and economic environment, people are being forced to switch to cashless payments. Although most prefer to use traditional banking cards, some people prefer alternative means such as cryptocurrency. In fact, the interest in the latter is steadily growing, making users speculate it might replace bank cards over time.
The King for Thieves: Criminals Tend to Choose Monero Over Bitcoin
Jul 02, 2020 at 13:28
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The King for Thieves: Criminals Tend to Choose Monero Over Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency has been attracting illegal dealers since its very inception. Due to its anonymity and security, Bitcoin was widely used as a payment method on the darknet shadow markets. However, lately criminals started paying more attention to Monero as this cryptocurrency allows for an enhanced secrecy and disguise.
FinTech is Changing the World for the Unbanked Population
Jun 22, 2020 at 12:45
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FinTech is Changing the World for the Unbanked Population
It is no secret that inclusion in the international financial system is tightly connected to people’s wellbeing. While the population of developing countries worldwide suffers poverty, fintech innovations including blockchain technology can help these people improve their life.
Bank of Thailand Plans to Create Digital Currency Prototype for Corporate Sector
Jun 20, 2020 at 11:01
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Bank of Thailand Plans to Create Digital Currency Prototype for Corporate Sector
The Central Bank of Thailand (BoT) is creating a CBDC prototype called Project Inthanon for the business and corporate sectors.
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