Bitcoin Payments 6x Cheaper for Municipalities, Says Canadian Exchange

Bitcoin is more efficient for paying taxes than bank cards, suggests co-founder of Toronto-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinberry, Evan Kuhn. Evan Kuhn, Toronto-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinberry’s co-founder, stated that accepting Bitcoin (BTC) for taxes is more efficient than using bank card payments. As real estate news outlet Mansion Global reported on Aug. 22, Kuhn claims that […]

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Nonprofit Launches Blockchain Platform for Credit History in Sierra Leone

Nonprofit organization Kiva along with the government of Sierra Leone have launched a country-wide blockchain solution for credit history. San Francisco-based nonprofit Kiva, a company that crowdfunds loans for financial inclusion, has launched a blockchain platform for credit history with the government of Sierra Leone. According to a Reuters report on Aug. 21, Kiva and […]

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The European Commission Concerned About Libra’s Potential Monopoly

The European Commission’s antitrust arm is investigating whether Libra will be an anticompetitive enterprise. Antitrust regulators at the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, have sent out a questionnaire to determine whether Facebook’s proposed stablecoin Libra is an anticompetitive project. Bloomberg learned of the news via a private document, per a report […]

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New Booking CEO: Crypto Will Continue to Grow Mainly Outside the US

CEO of online travel giant Booking said that blockchain-based currencies will gain more popularity especially outside the U.S. CEO of online travel giant Booking Holdings believes that blockchain-based currencies will continue to grow and gain more popularity. Glenn Fogel, recently appointed CEO of Booking, expressed his support of cryptocurrencies in an interview with New York-based […]

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Bitcoin Simply Existing Positively Impacts Monetary Policy: Research

The existence of private decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin has a healthy impact on governments’ fiscal and regulatory policy, a new analysis contends. The existence of private decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) has a healthy impact on governments’ fiscal and regulatory policy, a new analysis contends. TThe argument was put forth in a paper published on […]

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