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‘Facebook Coin’ Will Be More Like Bitcoin Than Starbucks...

Speculations about the purpose of Facebook’s planned digital coin are getting wilder. Ignoring key features like independence and decentralization, one analyst predicts that...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | May 11, 2019 | 19:00
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Bitcoin Set to Be ‘World’s Main Payment System’ in...

Bitcoin will “surpass all competition” from other payment systems such as Visa and MasterCard within ten years if current growth continues, new research has concluded. Bitcoin Will...

Esther Kim | Apr 03, 2019 | 07:30
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Analyst: ‘Bitcoin Poses Existential Threat To Visa, Mastercard...

Investors should not ignore cryptocurrencies’ threat to incumbent payment services like Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal, according to Lisa Ellis. In a note to clients, the...

Emilio Janus | Mar 05, 2019 | 19:00
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Visa, Mastercard Plan To Increase Transaction Fees; Cryptocurrencies...

Visa and Mastercard are planning to increase transaction fees for US merchants who accept card payments, Reuters reports. The hikes, which come into effect in April...

Emilio Janus | Feb 16, 2019 | 14:00
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Why Bitcoin? Patreon Pushed By Mastercard to Ban Accounts in...

Crowdfunding platform Patreon is grappling with fiat currency centralization after MasterCard demanded it must block the account of a prominent US author and several others. Spencer...

Esther Kim | Dec 25, 2018 | 12:00
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Mobile Payment Market May Hit $4.6 Trillion by 2023

The value of the mobile payment market was $601 billion in 2016, and it will reach $4,574 billion (approx. $4.6 trillion) by 2023. These are the conclusions of an Allied Market...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Sep 29, 2018 | 00:00
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Financial Expert Pinpoints Signs Confirming Bullish Bitcoin Sentiment

Chris Kline, co-founder and COO at Bitcoin IRA, identifies the signs that lead him to predict Bitcoin price will reach USD $40,000 in the next few months. Kline: Bitcoin Price May...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Sep 24, 2018 | 21:00
Bitcoin Could Make Credit Cards Obsolete
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Bitcoin Could Make Credit Cards Obsolete

According to some financial experts, Bitcoin transaction fees are lower. In addition, Bitcoin bypasses the unnecessary and expensive financial institutions within which credit cards...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Aug 28, 2018 | 03:00
Legendary Investor Howard Marks Admits 'I Don't Understand What's Behind Bitcoin’
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Bitcoin is ‘Not an Investment … It’s a...

Howard Marks, co-founder and co-chairman of Los Angeles-based distressed debt investor Oaktree Capital Management, slammed Bitcoin for not having any substance — while saying...

Georgi Georgiev | Jul 21, 2018 | 01:00
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Money in Government and Religion

When dealing with your personal finances, how often do you involve religion in your calculations? I imagine the answer will be different for everyone and will likely vary from...

Mati Greenspan | Jul 20, 2018 | 00:00
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MasterCard Wins Patent to Increase Cryptocurrency Payment Speed

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially granted MasterCard a patent for a method of increasing the speed of cryptocurrency transactions.  The Need for Speed Published July 17...

Georgi Georgiev | Jul 18, 2018 | 16:00

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