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Sep 14 2021

Damage Control: Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee On Fake Walmart News, “We Really Screwed Up”

Litecoin has recently been in the middle of recent controversy. News broke out on Monday that retail giant Walmart had partnered with Litecoin to start accepting payments in the cryptocurrency. The official-looking press release from both GlobeNewswire and Reuters was shared by major media outlets. And more importantly, was shared by the official Twitter account for Litecoin. Less than an hour after the...

(Fake) News of Litecoin Partnering with Walmart Shakes up the Market, Leaving Most Coins in the Green

A press release of Walmart accepting Litecoin payments (now removed) that appeared yesterday on GlobeNewswire sent the market in a momentary frenzy. Most crypto assets started approaching double-digit gains in the moments following the announcement with Litecoin leading the charge with a 35% price increase. The news was disproven in a matter of an hour as a Walmart spokesperson confirmed that “the press...

Sep 13 2021

Walmart Fueled Fake News Stirs a Pump and Dump Run in Litecoin

Sep 13 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news btc busd eth litecoin news

A fake press release published on Intrado-owned GlobeNewswire about the potential integration of Litecoin (LTC) by American ecommerce and retail giant Walmart Inc as a payment option has sent bullish shockwaves into the price of the digital currency. The news has been confirmed to be false by Walmart Spokesperson, Randy Hargrove. Hargrove affirmed that the The post Walmart Fueled Fake News Stirs a...

Litecoin Plummets Over 35% on Fake Walmart News About Accepting Cryptos

The multinational retail company debunked the fake press release that was published on mainstream media.

Sep 02 2021

[Updated] Bitcoin Price Breaks 50,000, Bitcoiners Brace For New All Time Highs

Early this morning the Bitcoin price broke $50,000 again, the highest price seen since Bitcoin’s correction in May.Early this morning the Bitcoin price broke $50,000 again, as it did on August 23rd, which was then the highest price seen since Bitcoin’s correction in May. After the dip, the Bitcoin price hovered between 30-40k for most of the summer. Although it’s impossible to...

Aug 23 2021

Bitcoin Price Breaks 50,000, Bitcoiners Brace For New All Time Highs

Around midnight on Sunday the Bitcoin price broke $50,000, the highest price seen since Bitcoin’s correction in May.Around midnight on Sunday the Bitcoin price broke $50,000, the highest price seen since Bitcoin’s correction in May. After the dip, the Bitcoin price hovered between 30-40k for most of the summer. Although it’s impossible to say for certain, many are projecting the price to...

Aug 17 2021

Walmart Is Looking For a “Visionary Leader” To Fill the Cryptocurrency Product Lead Position

Walmart, the world’s biggest retail corporation with over 10,000 stores and more than 2,000,000 employees spanning across 24 countries, is looking for an expert capable of leading the company’s nascent cryptocurrency department.

Aug 16 2021

U.S. Retail Giant Walmart Looking To Get Into Crypto Payments, Hiring Digital And Cryptocurrency Lead

Crypto payments are inevitable at this point. And it looks like the big shots know this too. U.S. retail giant Walmart has sparked a lot of speculations in the market with its recent ad posting. The posting which was made on LinkedIn said that the company was in search of...

This NFT Marketplace Is Burning More ETH Than Any Other Protocol

August 16, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits...

Mar 29 2021

What Happens When Walmart Buys $1 Billion Of Bitcoin?

Though no purchase has been announced, Walmart’s inevitable allocation to bitcoin will jump start a ripple of hyperbitcoinization.Let me make this clear: Walmart has not announced a purchase of $1 billion worth of bitcoin. But it will and let me tell you what's going to happen when it does....

Dec 09 2020

India’s State-Regulated Digital Payments Network Is Dominated by Google and Walmart

Dec 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  digital payments google india news walmart

A shared payments infrastructure initiated by the state and joined by major Indian banks, the United Payments Interface (UPI) accounted for over 2.2 billion transactions in November.

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