11Oct/19

Bank of America Is Now Hiring in Blockchain, Not Just Filing Patents

The second-largest U.S. bank has begun hiring for blockchain positions. The job openings, which appeared in recent months, are the first indicator that Bank of America plans to do much else withRead More…

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01Oct/19

This Crypto-Savvy Bank Is Building Bandwidth for Bitcoin Retail Payments

The German bank partially owned by blockchain firms Nimiq, TokenPay and the Litecoin Foundation is planning to process cryptocurrency payments for retailers starting in 2020. WEG Bank AG CEO Matthias von HauffRead More…

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18Sep/19

Decentralized Employment Ecosystem Opolis to Integrate MakerDAO’s Dai Cryptocurrency

Opolis received a development grant from MakerDAO to integrate its Dai cryptocurrency into its decentralized employer ecosystem for payroll and benefits, the company said. A blockchain-based answer to the gig-economy’s rise, OpolisRead More…

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16Sep/19

Share of SegWit-Spending Bitcoin Transactions Now Over 50%

The percentage of Segregated Witness (SegWit)-spending Bitcoin (BTC) transactions has reached 50.5%, or an all-time high, according to transactionfee.info statistics. SegWit solution to Bitcoin transactions  SegWit is a proposed update to theRead More…

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01Sep/19

Crypto News From Brazil and Portugal: Aug. 24-31 in Review

This week saw major expansion of crypto payments in Brazil, new standards freeing Bitcoin from Portuguese taxes, and the allegedly fraudulent Grupo Bitcoin Banco’s refusal to pay clients their deposited funds.  Brazil’sRead More…

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22Aug/19

FomoHunt Becomes First Merchant to Accept Huobi Tokens as Payment

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi’s native Huobi Token (HT) is now available for making real-world online purchases of a wide range of products from the e-commerce platform FomoHunt. Per a press release shared withRead More…

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