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Central Banks to Meet to Discuss Digital Currency Threat

As China storms forward with its digital currency, other countries aren’t sitting idle. The leaders of six major central banks will hold their first meeting in April. Six Central...

Christina Comben | 8 months ago
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin Solves This: Ex-PayPal CFO ‘Fired as Customer’ by Bank of America

There are many use cases for bitcoin but the primary one is to cut out centralized banks. The banking system as we know it is on the verge of collapse, but that is not all. They also...

Martin Young | 10 months ago
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The Ugly Side of Traditional Banking

Last week the world saw the ugly part of traditional banking, with Turkey suddenly freezing millions of accounts and Hong Kong ATMs being out of cash. Incidents like these encourage...

Anatol Antonovici | 12 months ago
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Bitcoin Investment

Swiss Bank Julius Baer Launching Crypto Services to Meet ‘Increasing Demand’

The Swiss private bank industry is stepping up its efforts to become a formidable world player in the crypto industry. Now, Julius Baer, one of the largest and oldest Swiss private...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin

‘Bitcoin Mom’ Loses Her Bank Account for Investing in the Cannabis Industry

In the U.S., Bitcoin Mom just found out that federal banks will close your account for investing in the cannabis industry. Could Bitcoin provide the solution? Cannabis Is Basically...

Christina Comben | 2 years ago
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Spanish Bank Makes History And Votes With Blockchain At Annual Meeting

The secure, decentralized nature of blockchain technology presents countless applications outside of cryptocurrency, as one European bank proved in a historic first at its last annual...

Dieter Holger | 2 years ago
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Solid Rocket Booster Ignition And Liftoff Of The Datarius!

Already today, on March 5, 2018, at 12:12 UTC, the main ITO round of the Datarius project – the first social p2p cryptobank – starts. Users, natural and legal persons from...

Bitcoinist | 3 years ago
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Should Banks Start Betting on Bitcoin?

With Bitcoin reaching record heights this week, more and more established financial institutions are taking an interest in its undeniable, and lucrative, appeal.  However, mainstream...

Nikita Blows | 3 years ago
Bitcoin and Millennials Threaten the Survival of Traditional Savings Accounts
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Bitcoin and Millennials Threaten the Survival of Traditional Savings Accounts

The paper check died a few years ago. Now, the savings account is inexorably approaching its death. Millennials, the largest living generation, are not interested in savings accounts...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 3 years ago
BANKEX Proof-of-Asset Protocol: Financial Market Evolution
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Proof-of-Asset Protocol by BANKEX – a New Era in the History of Banking Services

BANKEX, founded in 2015 by Igor Khmel, Ilham Hatypov, and Dmitry Dolgov, aims to meet the demand of improving asset liquidity using a proprietary Proof of Asset protocol designed to...

Matthew Tompkins | 3 years ago
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EU Proposes Account Freezes to Prevent Bank Runs; Bitcoin to the Rescue?

Europian Union countries are exploring the idea of imposing an EU-wide account freeze measure to prevent potential bank runs. Could Bitcoin provide a viable alternative to secure...

Ashour Iesho | 3 years ago
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Blockchain and Fintech Could Fix Italian Banks

Recently the Italian government was forced to bailout 2 major banks for $19.4 billion, in one of its wealthiest regions. Roberto Ferrari, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer at...

Ashour Iesho | 3 years ago

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