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Guillaume Pousaz: More Businesses May Soon Accept Crypto Payments

Guillaume Pousaz has become one of the biggest fintech leaders in the world. As the founder of Checkout.com, Pousaz initially sought the investment banker route, but later dropped out of college to pursue surfing in California full time. Guillaume Pousaz: Crypto Adoption Is Still Somewhat Low When things on the ocean did not quite pan out the way he had hoped, Pousaz got a job at International Payment Consultants and then left to create his own digital startup. This...

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Bit Farms Finds Success As China Ends BTC Mining

With China suddenly exiting the bitcoin mining space, it looks like many other companies in regions such as Canada are beginning to take over. China Is Saying “Good Bye” to BTC Mining China has been adamant about ending its bitcoin mining presence over the past few weeks. Beijing recently issued a notice to all mining companies that to become a greener nation, all crypto extraction projects would no longer be allowed within the country’s borders. Thus, if they wished to...

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Jerome Powell: If USD Was Digital, BTC Would Vanish

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell took the stand to discuss bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with the U.S. Financial Services Committee. He stated to the panel that if the United States had its own digital currency in play, bitcoin would serve no purpose and would ultimately disappear. Jerome Powell Doesn’t Appear Against the Idea of a National Digital Currency Powell explained: One of the arguments that are offered in favor of a digital currency: you would not...

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The FBI Is Telling People to Avoid Crypto if They Can

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a serious warning against cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and has told individuals not to get involved unless they are fully aware of the risks. The FBI Is Warning Against Crypto Use The bitcoin and cryptocurrency space has attracted a huge wave of malicious cyberactivity over the past year. Bitcoin and several other digital assets have seemingly shot up in price, and while things may not be looking stellar at press...

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Saquon Barkley to Garner All Marketing Money in BTC

It does not always look like football and bitcoin would go together, but today, we are being given another example of how they do in the form of New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley, who has agreed to a deal that will give him all his marketing money in bitcoin. Saquon Barkley Is Now a Bitcoin Devotee Barkley has become a major crypto fan over the years. So much so, that he is now willing to accept all the money from his recent endorsement deals in the world’s...

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Visa and Crypto Spend Unveil New Digital Currency-Based Credit Card

Residents of Australia will soon be able to utilize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for payments at retail outlets throughout the nation thanks to a partnership between Crypto Spend – a digital currency startup in the Great Outback – and financial giant Visa. Visa and Crypto Spend Are Releasing a New Credit Card Thanks to a new Visa credit card that Crypto Spend is releasing, Australians will be able to spend digital currency on goods and services at nearby stores by...

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Digital Mint Helps Companies Recover Quickly from BTC Ransomware

Digital Mint is a company that provides tools and funds to companies that have fallen victim to bitcoin and crypto-based ransomware attacks. Digital Mint Is There to Help with Crypto According to security firm Cybersecurity Ventures, a business will fall victim to a ransomware attack every 11 seconds. In recent months, many of these attacks have demanded not cash or standard fiat, but rather bitcoin or other forms of crypto. One of the biggest – and most recent examples...

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Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Bitcoin Is Way Too “Fragile”

Nassim Nicholas Taleb – the author of “Black Swan” – does not think much of bitcoin. Taleb Is No Longer a BTC Fan In the past, Taleb has been a huge advocate of the digital currency. He has commented that individuals “cannot ignore the bitcoin story,” claiming it had come quite far in the time it had been available to traders. He touted it as a powerful asset, and it was time to take the currency seriously. However, now it looks like Taleb is reversing his stance. In a...

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Some Analysts Do Not Think Bitcoin Is Protecting Anyone Against Inflation

What the heck ever happened to bitcoin serving as a tool that works against inflation? Bitcoin garnered this reputation last year during the coronavirus pandemic, but as it turns out, prices are continuing to rise, and the world’s number one digital currency by market cap has seemingly failed to get in the way. Bitcoin Is Not Working to Halt Inflation Many analysts are beginning to wonder why bitcoin is allegedly refusing to do its job. For the longest time, bitcoin was...

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This Summer Is Proving to Be a Harsh Time for Cryptocurrency

Summer is often a mixed time for cryptocurrency. In both 2018 and 2019, assets like bitcoin and Ethereum ultimately garnered mild gains here and there that caused several analysts and financial heads to think that the space was entering a period of recovery following massive prior drops. Cryptocurrency Sees Its Figures Drop During June This time around, however, cryptocurrency has been suffering heavily, and it does not look like things are on the verge of recuperating....

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