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‘Zimdollar’ Reboot: Bitcoin Fills Liquidity Gaps as New Zimbabwe Currency Flounders

‘Zimdollar’ Reboot: Bitcoin Fills Liquidity Gaps as New Zimbabwe Currency Flounders

'Zimdollar' Reboot: Bitcoin Fills Liquidity Gaps as New Zimbabwe Currency FloundersP2P bitcoin trade is surging in Zimbabwe via mobile exchange platforms like Ecocash, despite recent government efforts to curb the use of competing currencies locally. As of June 24, the reinstated Zimbabwe dollar (formerly RTGS dollar) is now the only recognized currency in the economically embattled southern African country. Finance minister Mthuli Ncube sees the […]

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What Are Dollars Used for, President Trump? – The Gun Money Known as USD

What Are Dollars Used for, President Trump? – The Gun Money Known as USD

What Are US Dollars Used For, President Trump? - The Gun Money Known as USDDonald Trump has taken to Twitter yet again, and this time he’s talking about bitcoin and the superiority of the United States dollar. Bashing lack of regulation and potential for criminal activity inherent to crypto, Trump claims the U.S. fiat will always be the strongest currency in the world. As empirical evidence goes, however, it’s […]

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Facebook Is a Threat to Governments Not Crypto

Facebook Is a Threat to Governments Not Crypto

The moment Facebook released the whitepaper for its planned Libra coin, social media was flooded with claims about Zuckerberg’s new drive to take over the cryptocurrency market, with some even calling it a Bitcoin killer. However, looking at the actual details of the plan, it has little to do with cryptocurrency and is in fact […]

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The Coinbase Debit Card is Coming to Europe

The Coinbase Debit Card is Coming to Europe

After having debuted last April in England, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is ready to launch its debit card in Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, and the Netherlands according to a CNBC report released on June 11. Crypto Convenience One of the …

Celsius Wallet App Offers Interest and Loans for Your Cryptocurrency

Celsius Wallet App Offers Interest and Loans for Your Cryptocurrency

Wallet App Offers Interest and Loans for Your CryptocurrencyWith crypto markets rising, hodling seems to be a sound investment strategy once again. If you have coins you want to keep, you can earn some interest on your digital assets thanks to platforms such as Celsius Network. Its mobile wallet allows you to also use the cryptocurrency as collateral in case you need to […]

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PR: Bitcoin Depot Adds 30 Bitcoin ATMs in Chicago With Zero Fees

PR: Bitcoin Depot Adds 30 Bitcoin ATMs in Chicago With Zero Fees

Bitcoin Depot Adds 30 Bitcoin ATMs in Chicago With Zero FeesAs cryptocurrencies continue to influence the financial service industry and provide users with endless possibilities, bitcoin ATMs have proven to play a critical role in the cryptocurrency adoption process. Bitcoin ATMs convert fiat currency into digital cash, ensuring a seamless transaction experience.

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Crypto Debit Card Providers Are an Endangered Species

Crypto Debit Card Providers Are an Endangered Species

Crypto Debit Card Providers Are an Endangered SpeciesIt’s hard finding a reliable way to spend your cryptocurrency. When BTC’s fees went sky high in 2017, many merchants were sent scurrying from the crypto arena and have yet to return. With the Lightning Network permanently six months away, and few established crypto payment gateways, crypto debit cards have become a popular means of […]

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The Cost of Deflation: A Bitcoin Perspective

The Cost of Deflation: A Bitcoin Perspective

In most economies in Europe, the European Central Bank is taking extraordinary measures to trigger quantitative easing, a variety of inflation, including suggestions for a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). The following guide presents a broad histo…

Universal Protocol Alliance Launches Interest-Paying Stablecoin UPUSD

Universal Protocol Alliance Launches Interest-Paying Stablecoin UPUSD

A consortium of blockchain companies including Bittrex International, Brave, Cred, and Bitgo is launching a new stablecoin. Universal Protocol Alliance’s Universal Dollar (UPUSD) is a dollar-pegged token whose holders will earn interest, just like a regular savings account. The consortium has announced ambitious plans to launch UPUSD in Africa and Latin America first, to attract […]

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