Julio Gil-Pulgar

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Bitcoin Businesses

Square’s Cash App Doubles Its Bitcoin-Generated Revenues

Square, Inc., a U.S. financial services and mobile payment company, reported its 2019 second-quarter earnings, beating the market’s expectations. The company’s total net...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 11 months ago
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Blockchain

DARPA Is Leveraging Blockchain For ‘Digital Modernization’

DARPA, the advanced-technology branch of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), a key contributor to the creation of the Internet. Now, to propel DoD’s Digital Modernization Strategy...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Taxes

U.S. Tax Collector Is After Thousands of Bitcoin Holders

U.S. tax authority, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has already begun sending letters to thousands of bitcoin and crypto holders who have failed to report cryptocurrency...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Businesses

Argentina: Bitcoin-Based Settlements, OTC BTC Trading Trending

In Argentina, performing international bank transactions can be problematical and expensive, particularly international money transfers. To overcome these issues, Banco Masventas, a...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Technology

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Growing To Reach ‘Billions of Users’ Study Finds

The latest decentralized finance (DeFi) aims at creating new business solutions built on distributed, permissionless networks. A Binance Research study shows that DeFi has grown...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Security

Crypto Lending Platform YouHodler Exposes Millions of Privacy Records

Cryptocurrency lending platform YouHodler exposed privacy data, including crypto wallet addresses, from thousands of its cryptocurrency users, vpnMonitor reports. Data breach Is Severe...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Acceptance

Saurel Offers Convincing Reasons Why Bitcoin is Better than Cash

People are becoming increasingly aware of the advantages of using Bitcoin. Now, developer Sylvain Saurel identifies several compelling reasons for preferring Bitcoin over conventional...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Investment

Bitcoin Is ‘Best Long Term Investment’ Per 4 Percent Americans: Study

4 percent of Americans chose Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as the best investment option for the long term, according to a recent SSRS study. Separately, an earlier survey...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Acceptance

Bitcoin is a ‘Demographic Mega-Trend’ Survey Concludes

The Harris Poll survey results confirm that the younger generation is fuelling Bitcoin’s success. Additionally, despite the April 2019 bear market, Americans, especially young...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Technology

Blockstream Announces New Lightning Network Upgrade

Blockstream announced the v0.7.1 release of C-lightning. This version is one of the several technological improvements intended to make Bitcoin lightning network transactions cheaper...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Investment

Wells Fargo Won’t Allow Customers To Buy Bitcoin

Wells Fargo, a huge traditional bank founded in 1852 to provide banking services, and mail delivery through the Pony Express, has recently come out stating that it does not allow its...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Politics

Fed Chairman Powell: Bitcoin Is A Store of Value Like Gold

Cryptocurrencies took the center stage again during Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s second day of testimony before the U.S. Senate. Today, lawmakers expressed their concerns...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago