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PR: What’s Killing Cryptocurrency at the Point-Of-Sale and How Graft Can Prevent It

PR: What’s Killing Cryptocurrency at the Point-Of-Sale and How Graft Can Prevent It

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PR: What’s Killing Cryptocurrency at the Point-Of-Sale and How Graft Can Prevent It This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Credit cards have been a staple payment method for the last 20 or so years. From their humble beginning as a Diner’s card in the 1950s to the modern day’s smart-chip enabled version, they have come a long way and provide great and measurable benefits to their users. Credit cards are pocket-sized, easily portable, and have no intrinsic value in themselves. In addition, true credit cards buy you time t
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Cambodia’s First Bitcoin Point-of-Sale System Debuts Amid Currency Debate

Cambodia’s First Bitcoin Point-of-Sale System Debuts Amid Currency Debate

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Cambodia’s First Bitcoin Point-of-Sale System Debuts Amid Currency Debate Expats living in The Kingdom of Cambodia bring the country one step closer toward broader bitcoin adoption with a Point-of-Sale (PoS) merchant gateway.  Also read: Regulations Push Chinese Bitcoin Volumes to OTC and Neighboring Countries Cambodia, Land of Currency Fervor Quietly, Cambodia has racked up solid economic gains now spanning more than a decade. Inflation is down. Major global economic metrics point to it lifting all boats, including its very poor. At least part of its growth has come due to allowing foreign investment, which include repopulating rice from the Philippines to a domestic culture familiar with wide varieties of tourists. With investment and tourism comes currencies, and with them the ne
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Panama City Strip Mall Merchants Embrace Bitcoin Customers

Panama City Strip Mall Merchants Embrace Bitcoin Customers

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Panama City Strip Mall Merchants Embrace Bitcoin Customers Last month news.Bitcoin.com reported on the grand opening of the Panama Blockchain Embassy, located at the Balboa Boutiques strip mall in Panama City. This week Jorge Farias, the founder of the digital assets provider, Cryptobuyer, has announced the company is persuading the entire strip mall’s merchants to accept bitcoin and so far the startup has been very successful. Also read: Blockchain Embassy Opens for Business in Panama City The Panama Blockchain Embassy and Cryptobuyer Are Persuading an Entire Panamanian Strip Mall to Accept Bitcoin The Panama Blockchain Embassy and the company Cryptobuyer wants the Balboa Boutiques strip mall to be the first mall in the world to have every merchant accept bitcoin. Farias tells news
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Morningstar Japan Starts Ratings Business for Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

Morningstar Japan Starts Ratings Business for Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

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Morningstar Japan Starts Ratings Business for Cryptocurrencies and ICOs The Japanese subsidiary of Morningstar has launched a new business to provide ratings of digital currencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). While there is no law in Japan specifically targeting ICOs, their tokens can be subject to various laws such as securities laws and consumer contract law. Also read: Putin Tells Central Bank Not to Create Unnecessary Barriers to Cryptocurrencies Morningstar Japan’s Crypto and ICO Ratings The Tokyo-based financial information provider, Morningstar Japan, announced on Wednesday the start of its new ratings business for digital currencies and ICOs. Morningstar Japan is a subsidiary of the Chicago-based Morningstar Inc. The subsidiary develops and market products and services
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Two More Bitcoin Startups Reveal Hard Fork Contingency Plans

Two More Bitcoin Startups Reveal Hard Fork Contingency Plans

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Two More Bitcoin Startups Reveal Hard Fork Contingency Plans This week two more bitcoin-based businesses announced their company’s stance towards the upcoming 2MB hard fork this November. The fork will be implemented by the Segwit2x (BTC1) working group roughly around Saturday, November 18, 2017. The two firms Xapo and Surbtc explained to their customers how they would handle the consensus change that’s just a few weeks away. Also read: Porn Star Tempts Russian Prime Minister to Legalize Cryptocurrencies in a Video Message Xapo Will Follow the Chain With the Most Accumulated Difficulty Bitcoiners have been waiting for the official announcements from companies who signed this summer’s New York Agreement (NYA) to increase the block size, because Core developers want nothing to do wit
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PR: Etherparty Expands Globally with DCX Partnership

PR: Etherparty Expands Globally with DCX Partnership

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PR: Etherparty Expands Globally with DCX Partnership This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. VANCOUVER, Canada, — Easy-to-use smart contracts creation platform Etherparty has announced it will be partnering with Singapore-based Global DCX, an innovative digital currency exchange that will be launching in October. “We are excited to be partnering on technology with DCX who are strategically positioned in the rising markets in India and Asia, which are perfectly suited for the adoption of blockchain technology and the power
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The Decentralize Your Life Tour Promotes Freedom Cells Throughout the U.S.

The Decentralize Your Life Tour Promotes Freedom Cells Throughout the U.S.

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The Decentralize Your Life Tour Promotes Freedom Cells Throughout the U.S. This past July news.Bitcoin.com spoke with Derrick Broze host of the Conscious Resistance Network about the first leg of his Decentralize Your Life 2017 tour. This week we caught up with Broze at the end of his travels across the U.S. throughout the Midwest and West Coast part of his visit to discuss how the trip was going. Broze a self-proclaimed agorist-activist said the tour so far was thrilling and he had the chance to spread the ideas of free-market activism and cryptocurrencies throughout each community. Also read: The Decentralize Your Life Tour: An Interview With Derrick Broze   Free Association, Self-Empowerment, and Decentralization News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Derrick Broze again this week, as he’s
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Putin Tells Central Bank Not to Create Unnecessary Barriers to Cryptocurrencies

Putin Tells Central Bank Not to Create Unnecessary Barriers to Cryptocurrencies

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Putin Tells Central Bank Not to Create Unnecessary Barriers to Cryptocurrencies The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss cryptocurrencies. It was attended by top regulators including the central bank governor, her deputy, and the finance minister. While Putin acknowledged the risks associated with cryptocurrencies, he stressed the importance to not “build up unnecessary barriers” for new technologies. Also read: Japan’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitflyer Launches Bitcoin Visa Prepaid Card Putin’s Meeting Russia’s president Vladimir Putin held a meeting “on the use of digital technology in finance and the implementation of innovative financial tools” on Tuesday, according to the Kremlin’s website. The meeting was attended by Preside
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Roboforex Launches CFD Trading for Bitcoin

Roboforex Launches CFD Trading for Bitcoin

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Roboforex Launches CFD Trading for Bitcoin Another international brokerage firm just entered into the bitcoin ecosystem. Roboforex out of Cyprus added bitcoin CFD trading on their platform. This means clients will have indirect exposure to bitcoin, and speculate on the shorts and gains of bitcoin. The firm has also added ethereum to their available trading pairs. The company decided to add the cryptocurrencies as a result of client and market interest.  Also read: Lightning Network Centralization Leads to Economic Censorship The firm will have btc/usd and eth/usd trading pairs. The pairs are available right now. The company press release also stated the partners in the company will get some of their commission in CFD cryptocurrency orders. Clients and partners can find the trading
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Circle Pay for Europe, Circle Trading for Whales

Circle Pay for Europe, Circle Trading for Whales

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Circle Pay for Europe, Circle Trading for Whales Text messages and blog opinions travel flawlessly around the world, and for free. Circle Pay believes money should do the same. France and Italy are its new proving grounds. Its parent company is encouraging institutional investors to trade crypto assets with Circle Trading, an over-the-counter (OTC) brand, which offers bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.  Also read: Circle Financial: BitLicense Granted, Circle Pay Launch Circle Pay’s Bitcoin Beginnings Bitcoin as usable currency rather than just a technology or speculative instrument was one of the core motivations for Circle Internet Financial Limited (Circle), according to early promotion. Circle Pay app demoIts flagship brand rode buzz and excitement surrounding bitcoin to urge adoption of