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Not So SWIFT Argentinian Bank Dumps SWIFT System For Bitcoin in International Transfers
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Argentinian Bank Dumps SWIFT System For Bitcoin in International Transfers
Argentinian bank, Banco Masventas, has announced it will begin using Bitcoin instead of the international SWIFT system in order to make international transfers. The move will begin on Monday and is the product of a partnership with start-up company Bitex, also Argentinian. This will mark an industry first, and is potentially hugely significant as it would see the beginning of real adoption in the traditional financial sector. So why use…
Book your Private Jet with Ripple and Litecoin
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Book your Private Jet with Ripple and Litecoin
Good news for Ripple (XRP) and Litecoin (LTC) investors!  They can now soon use their coins to fly on private charter jets, thanks to an American aviation company by the name of TapJet. TapJet accepted Bitcoin (BTC) and now will accept LTC and XRP. Tapjet used social networking site Twitter to get votes in for how people would prefer paying for flights. The winners were XRP and LTC, with more…
New Cryptocurrency Exchange for Institutional Investors - Cryptocurrency Market to the Mainstream!
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New Cryptocurrency Exchange for Institutional Investors – Cryptocurrency Market to the Mainstream!
Institutional investors have been treading carefully around crypto exchanges so far, due to an apparent lack of regulation and volatility, stirring the markets on a daily basis. Nonetheless, they now have a convenient entry point when it comes to virtual currency trading, as the London-based LMAX Exchange Group has launched the first physical cryptocurrency exchange for institutional clients. The so-called LMAX Digital platform is reportedly an outcome of numerous requests…
Self-Governing South Pacific Island To Have 300 Homes and Own Cryptocurrency
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Self-Governing South Pacific Island To Have 300 Homes and Own Cryptocurrency
A fantastic-sounding alternative, seemingly out of the Hollywood blockbuster Waterworld, is underway in the South Pacific. An ex-political scientist – who is now a self-proclaimed ”seavangelesse”, meaning she supports living off the grid – recently met with CNBC to discuss a project she is part of, where they intended to construct a floating island in French Polynesia. The island will serve as a safe haven of sorts for those disillusioned…
Banks Will Start Using Crypto Sooner Than You Think - Former JP Morgan Executive
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Banks Will Start Trading Crypto Sooner Than You Think – Former JP Morgan Executive
The Words of cryptocurrency being implemented by banks such as J.P Morgan has come out from the horse’s mouth. The former head of J.P Morgan’s Blockchain operation has stated that banks like J.P Morgan could get into utilizing cryptocurrency very soon. Amber Baldet, has been quite influential in setting up Blockchain for J.P Morgan and is also known for setting up the Quorum project. She has hence been listed on…
Swiss Government is Studying the Risks and Benefits of State-Backed Cryptocurrency
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Swiss Government is Studying the Risks and Benefits of State-Backed Cryptocurrency
In an exciting announcement for the crypto sphere, the government of Switzerland has formally requested a report into the potential risks and opportunities of launching its own state-backed virtual currency, the e-frank. The request now awaits approval from the lower house of the Swiss parliament. Should it be allowed to move forward, the Swiss Finance Ministry will be obliged to conduct an official study on the subject. Romeo Lacher, Chairman…
Telecom Giant Nokia Will Help to Monetize User Data Using Blockchain
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Telecom Giant Nokia Will Help to Monetize User Data Using Blockchain
 Steamr has partnered up with telecom giant Nokia and OSIsoft to help mobile customers monetize user data and also make purchases of valuable data they need. Steamr is a Blockchain company which is an open source platform for a free and fair exchange of world’s real-time data.   Nokia is a Finnish based company known the world over for its technology in telecom and mobile phones. This partnership will help…
Circle and Bitmain partner for US Dollar backed Token
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Circle and Bitmain partner for US Dollar backed Token
 Circle International Financial Has partnered up with the popular mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain. The partnership will bring about a token which will be backed by US Dollars and will be released by 2018 summer. The partnership between the two crypto related companies has raised $110 million. The high fundraising had led to Circle increasing to $3 billion which means it has grown three times the value it was in 2016.…
Florida County To Begin Accepting Tax Payments in Crypto
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Florida County To Begin Accepting Tax Payments in Crypto
A Florida county has officially disclosed that it will begin accepting payments from residents in Bitcoin. It will, therefore, be possible to pay taxes and fees using cryptocurrency. It marks the first time a US county has done this and is a significant milestone on the road towards increased cryptocurrency adoption. It is being argued that the use of Bitcoin payments will improve payment efficiency and accuracy, as well as…
Electronics Giant LG Launches Its Own ‘Monachain’ Blockchain Service
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Electronics Giant LG Launches Its Own ‘Monachain’ Blockchain Service
LG CNS, an IT services subsidiary for the electronics giant LG has recently launched its own blockchain platform, according to local news sources. The service is aimed at enterprise clients and can be used by companies from a variety of industries, including finance, public services, manufacturing, and telecommunications. The platform, dubbed ‘Monachain’ has been reportedly designed to focus on traditional issues that are now solved by implementing blockchain technology –…