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EBay Ads Tell World It Will (Finally) Accept ‘Virtual...

Cryptocurrency users were celebrating fresh rumors about a major adoption push this week after hints suggested eBay might accept Bitcoin and altcoins. eBay: ‘Virtual Currency Is...

Esther Kim | May 13, 2019 | 04:10
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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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PayPal Says It’s a ‘Little Early’ To Embrace...

PayPal CFO John Rainey says it is “too early” for the company to invest in Bitcoin – despite the fact the cryptocurrency has appreciated 125,000 percent in 7 years. PayPal...

Esther Kim | May 10, 2019 | 13:00
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Bitcoin is Now Moving 11% Of Venmo’s Yearly Total in One Day

Bitcoin scaling solutions may be getting huge publicity in 2019, but the amount of money the network processes daily could already cause headaches for competitors. Bitcoin Usage...

Esther Kim | Apr 18, 2019 | 09:00
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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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Use Bitcoin! Customers Condemn PayPal After It ‘Bans’ The...

Cybersecurity news resource The Hacker News (THN) has become the latest PayPal user to have its accounts frozen without warning, the company has claimed. ‘At Least One Valid...

Esther Kim | Dec 29, 2018 | 12:00
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TIME Magazine: Bitcoin Development Should Be World Priority

TIME Magazine has produced a surprisingly complimentary appraisal of Bitcoin, saying the cryptocurrency “matters for freedom” and is a “way out” of authoritarianism. TIME...

Esther Kim | Dec 28, 2018 | 12:00
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Peter Thiel Invests in a New ‘Proactive’ Cryptocurrency...

The cryptocurrency investment and infrastructure platform Layer1 has successfully closed a $2.1 million seed funding round. Investors who took part include PayPal’s co-founder...

Georgi Georgiev | Dec 20, 2018 | 05:00
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3 Cryptocurrencies Decoupling From Bitcoin into 2019 (PAL, TRX...

2018 was underwhelming compared to 2017. The bear market went into full swing and most cryptocurrencies lost over eighty percent. Bitcoin has begun decoupling from many...

JakeTheCryptoKing | Dec 15, 2018 | 11:00
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Tommy Robinson Turns to Bitcoin After Being Banned From PayPal

British right-wing reporter Tommy Robinson has been recently banned from using payment processing platform PayPal. The reporter, whose business is purportedly funded by donations, has...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 13, 2018 | 01:00
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After Coinbase, PayPal Bans Social Media Platform Gab ‘Just...

Gab.ai, the social messaging platform born in 2016 as an answer to the “Big Social Monopoly” of extant social media giants, has lost access to its PayPal account. PayPal: Gab...

Wilma Woo | Oct 28, 2018 | 15:00

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