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Ethereum 2.0 Getting Closer To Launch With Testnet Date Set

  • By Samantha Mitchell
  • July 25, 2020
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It’s been a long time coming, but the Ethereum 2.0 network upgrade is closer to being realized. Platform launch coordinator Danny Ryan confirmed on the Testnet’s Discord channel that preliminary date for the final planned public test was scheduled for August 4th. “After discussions with client teams, the next multi-client Testnet (Mainnet config including min […]

The US Federal Reserve Could Become More Pro-Crypto In The Future

  • By Daniel Shaw
  • July 24, 2020
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Judy Shelton is one of the potential candidates for the United States Federal Reserve’s policymaking and adjudication board. Fun fact about her, she is known for being a strong supporter of cryptocurrency and fintech innovation. Some of her other policy views include reverting to the gold standard and dramatically lowering interest rates within the US. […]

Tech Giants Are Heading To Court After Outlawing Any Crypto-Related Advertisements

  • By Mateo Brooks
  • July 23, 2020
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Google, Facebook and Twitter have a lot in common, from global prestige to infinite numbers of users. One more thing they share, they have all moved to ban cryptocurrency advertisements from their platforms. Multiple cryptocurrency firms have teamed up together to file a complaint against the three giants to file against loss of revenue. In […]

Mastercard Encouraging Cryptocurrency Firms to Partner

  • By Samantha Mitchell
  • July 21, 2020
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Cryptocurrency firms have been approached by credit card giant Mastercard to partner with them as part of their newly expanded Accelerate program. The credit card firm is encouraging global cryptocurrency firms to apply, claiming that it has simplified their onboarding process. Issuers of crypto cards can now be onboarded as Mastercard partners “in a matter […]

PayPal Selects Paxos As Their Preferred Supplier For Crypto Tokens

  • By Daniel Shaw
  • July 20, 2020
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Being given the green light as PayPal’s venerable supplier for cryptocurrency coins within their new ventures is a massive achievement. Of course, Paxos cannot truly celebrate in the limelight as yet, since this is currently news from sources close to PayPal. The new vision of the fintech leader is to deliver cryptocurrency to the general […]

Elon Musk Promotes Dogecoin While Bitcoin Is Set To Break Through The Resistance Level

  • By Samantha Mitchell
  • July 19, 2020
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Celebrities and industry titans often tout brands or products they love, but few have the pull of Elon Musk. Recently, Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla went all out to show his support for Dogecoin. This is an especially interesting scenario, since this surfaces just days after the twitter hack for […]

Japan Wants US Assistance With The Digitization Of Currency, And Piers Morgan Rumors Prove False

  • By Mateo Brooks
  • July 18, 2020
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Always eager to innovate, Japan is hoping that the US will soon create a digital version of their currency. This straight from a recent press release of executive director of Fisco, Takaya Nakamura. It has been reported that the Japanese government will soon be forging a plan to formulate a central bank digital currency or […]

PayPal Breaking Into The Cryptocurrency Industry

  • By Samantha Mitchell
  • July 17, 2020
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Digital wallet giant PayPal confirmed to the European Commission (EC) that it is in the process of developing cryptocurrency capabilities. The letter discussed the EU framework for the cryptocurrency markets. PayPal would be joining Venmo, another digital wallet company, in allowing its users to directly buy and sell cryptocurrencies on their platforms. European Commission Learned […]

Zcash Helps Get Crypto Mining Privatized

  • By Daniel Shaw
  • July 17, 2020
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Privatization and blockchain two words that you probably never thought you would hear in the same sentence. Well, the token Zcash has made it possible for miners to have Coinbase transaction details delivered directly to a hidden address of their choosing through their recently released update, known as Heartwood. The news released on July 16th […]

Sapio, A New Smart Contract Language Signals Financial Sovereignty for Users

  • By Mateo Brooks
  • July 16, 2020
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Jeremy Rubin, a contributor for Bitcoin Core, revealed that he has been working new smart-contract language for the cryptocurrency giant that he hopes will help increase users’ “financial self-sovereignty.” The new language, called Sapio, was demoed on July 11th at a Reckless VR virtual meetup presentation. He has plans to release the new programming language […]
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