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Jun 20 2021

US Congress Creates New Crypto Working Group to Tackle Blockchain Regulation, CBDCs, and More

Jun 20 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain cbdc china congress crypto

Earlier this week, Congresswoman Maxine Waters announced that Congress had formed a new working group that would focus on cryptocurrency and fintech policy. Called the Blockchain Caucus or Fintech Task Force, the House Democrat group will feature 12 members of the House Financial Services Committee. I applaud Chairwoman...

Apr 01 2021

PayPal Crypto Checkout Service Launches

Apr 01 2021 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  bitcoin bitcoin cash crypto ether litecoin

PayPal has launched a crypto checkout service that enables consumers in the U.S. to use their cryptocurrency holdings to pay its global online merchants. This move could accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency amongst merchants and consumers. PayPal has been working on this service since late 2020. In the coming weeks, PayPal will make this service available to all of its 29 million merchants....

Mar 04 2021

Chiliz (CHZ) Plans $50 Million U.S. Expansion

Chiliz, a European-focused blockchain sports platform, has plans to invest $50 million in its expansion to the United States. Chiliz (CHZ) is known for issuing tokens to football fans, allowing them greater engagement with their favorite clubs. The CEO of the Malta-based blockchain company, Alexandre Dreyfus, revealed that the platform...

Dec 05 2020

Editorial: Is “Digital Yuan” China’s Weapon to Rule Global Markets?

Dec 05 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin altcoin news bitcoin bitcoin news blog

The advent of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as a mainstream investment market and a reliable payment gateway has forced governments around the globe to take notice of the nascent technology. The ongoing bitcoin bull run driven by the...

Nov 13 2020

PayPal Removes Waitlist for Crypto Trading

All PayPal account holders in the U.S. can now start cryptocurrency trading using Paypal. The company has announced that it has removed the waitlist for cryptocurrency trading. The company also raised the amount of crypto that users can buy in a week. PayPal customers will be able to trade up to $20,000 a week...

Oct 14 2020

U.S. Fintech Being Stifled by Regulators

Fintech innovation has been stifled in the United States, and this has attracted the attention of many concerned and renowned experts. According to Dan Tapiero, the co-founder of 10T Holdings, fintech regulations in the U.S. are a "big problem." He claims that this is because the current fintech regulations have not put the future into consideration. His tweet reads:...

Oct 11 2020

Monero Price Rises While IRS Tries to Break Anonymity

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which is the U.S. tax authority, has been drawn towards the most renowned private cryptocurrency, Monero. Reportedly one of the best choices for privacy-focused cryptocurrency, Monero has attracted the attention of the tax agency. As a result, the IRS has employed analysts to unmask Monero's activities. However, it does appear that Monero price is...

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