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Bitcoin vs Libra: Here Are the Key Differences Between the Two Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin vs Libra: Here Are the Key Differences Between the Two Cryptocurrencies

(MENAFN – FxPro) Facebook has made headlines of late with its plans to create a cryptocurrency. The social media company has been forced to defend the project on Capitol Hill, amid regulatory concerns around data privacy and potential illegal usage, while the G-7 has warned it poses ‘serious’ legal risks.

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150 Million People Can Now Pay Their Phone Bill in Bitcoin

150 Million People Can Now Pay Their Phone Bill in Bitcoin

ATT, the American telecom and media conglomerate, has announced in a press release that the company would now offer users the option to pay to their bill in bitcoin. The company partnered up with BitPay, a crypto payment processing company, to roll out the service.

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Facebook’s Shady Bitcoin Killer Crypto ‘GlobalCoin’ Is Coming 2020

Facebook’s Shady Bitcoin Killer Crypto ‘GlobalCoin’ Is Coming 2020

Facebook’s rumored cryptocurrency, codenamed ‘GlobalCoin’, is coming in 2020 according to the BBC. | Photo by Amy Osborne / AFP By CCN: Facebooks cryptocurrency ambitions could translate into reality as soon as next year.

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Fit Pay to Ship Bitcoin Payment Device

Fit Pay to Ship Bitcoin Payment Device

Source: Fit Pay Fit Pay, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nxt-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD), today announced that it will begin shipping initial orders of Flip, a new contactless payment device that enables Bitcoin holders to use the value of their currency to make contactless purchases at millions of retail locations.

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Leading Crypto Wallet Adds Bluetooth Support for Mobile Bitcoin Access

On Sunday at CES, the crypto wallet company Ledger revealed its latest device — the Bluetooth-enabled Ledger Nano X. The device is roughly similar to the previous Nano S, offering more support for multiple wallets and coin types but leaving internals otherwise the same.

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MovoChain Facilitates Peer-to-peer Transactions and Purchases Using BTC and BCH

MovoChain Facilitates Peer-to-peer Transactions and Purchases Using BTC and BCH

MovoCash has announced that it is enabling Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash purchases powered and backed by the global Bitcoin payment service Bitpay.

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US Congressman Introducing Legislation to Designate Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency as a New Asset Class

US Congressman Introducing Legislation to Designate Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency as a New Asset Class

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may finally become its own asset class, if a new bill heading to the US Congress becomes law.US Representative Warren Davidson of Ohio is proposing to bring some much needed clarity to confusion on whether crypto should be categorized as securities, commodities or properties.

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US Government Is Interested in Tracking Privacy Coins

US Government Is Interested in Tracking Privacy Coins

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) wants to know if tracking transactions conducted using privacy coins is feasible. A new pre-solicitation document published by the DHS Small Business Innovation Research Program discusses the use of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin for transactions.

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Bitcoin and Digital Assets Are Here to Stay, Says NYSE Chairman, Despite Bear Market

Bitcoin and Digital Assets Are Here to Stay, Says NYSE Chairman, Despite Bear Market

Bitcoin got the backing of a critical figurehead on Wall Street this week. Jeff Sprecher, chairman of the New York Stock Exchange and CEO of its parent company, Intercontinental Exchange, said that despite headlines of cryptocurrencies flopping, digital assets have a future in regulated markets.

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Institutional Investors Are Officially Entering the Cryptocurrency Market

Institutional Investors Are Officially Entering the Cryptocurrency Market

Now that institutional investors are buying up Bitcoin, what will it mean for the cryptocurrency market? Much of the early draw to cryptocurrencies was the high crypto appeal. No governments back cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies arent standardised against any material commodity.

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Ohio Becomes First US State to Allow Taxes to Be Paid in Bitcoin

Ohio Becomes First US State to Allow Taxes to Be Paid in Bitcoin

Ohio has become the first U.S. state to allow taxes to be paid in bitcoin. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal on Sunday, starting this week, companies in the state will be able to pay a variety of taxes, from tobacco sales tax to employee withholding tax to public utilities tax with […]

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Bitcoin for Payments a Distant Dream as Usage Dries Up

Bitcoin for Payments a Distant Dream as Usage Dries Up

The use of bitcoin for commercial payments has dropped dramatically this year, even as the original digital coin starts to fulfill one of the basic features of any payment currency: stability.

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