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MercuryFX Confirms xRapid and XRP Trials Have Been Successful – The Merkle

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of talk regarding financial service providers experimenting with Ripple technology. That list includes some big names including Western Union, MoneyGram, and MercuryFX. This latter company has confirmed that their recent trial with xRapid was successful. Going into production will be their next step. MercuryFX is Pleased With xRapid Conducting a proper trial ...

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In the Future, Blockchain Could Take to the Skies – The Merkle

You thought you’d heard everything about blockchain and its uses. But just as the cryptocurrency community has taken bleeding-edge innovation up a gear, so too have the blockchain developers, entrepreneurs, and creatives. Beyond fixing broken systems, allowing for real-time record keeping, and wiping out corruption, blockchain could soon be taking to the skies. What’s Flying Around Above Our Heads? Well, ...

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Litecoin Payments are Quietly Starting to Catch On

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. One of the main critiques about Bitcoin is the digital currency’s troubles offering timely and cost-effective payments. Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, foresaw Bitcoin’s future payment issues, and took action by designing a more payments-friendly blockchain.  After earning the nickname, ‘SatoshiLite’, Mr. Lee earned a ...

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Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency on the Verge of Hitting $9,400

Bitcoin is now trading for just under $9,400. This is a near $200 spike from yesterday’s $9,200, which in turn, was a solid increase over bitcoin’s previous position of $8,800. The total cryptocurrency market cap has now surged beyond $420 billion, and investors are breaking out the champagne. One of the reasons behind the jump may be the island nation ...

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A Trust Architecture for the Supply Chain of Tomorrow – The Merkle

Not every company can be like Amazon, fulfilling customer orders within a specified period of time (e.g., 2 business days). But what if they could? Think of the supply chain as the engine that powers our global economy, moving our goods and services across different ecosystems. But as our connections grow, our logistics systems remain outdated and underutilized. Non-Amazon related businesses around ...

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Australian Regulators to Update Crypto Guidelines While Praising Blockchain – The Merkle

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will update their guidelines to better reflect the evolving cryptocurrency industry, John Price, one of their commissioners, revealed in his speech at a fintech conference in Sydney on April 26. Price further cautioned any company planning to conduct an ICO against thinking of it as a way to avoid government regulation, while also expressing the ...

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Outraged Pro-BTC Community Alleges Bitcoin.com Is Misleading Buyers Into Buying BCH

A Bitcoin (BTC)-supporting community movement has evidently galvanized, alleging that Bitcoin.com is misleading buyers into purchasing Bitcoin Cash (BCH) instead of Bitcoin, with outraged users launching a website bitcoincomlawsuit.info to gather claimants and donations Friday, April 27. The group has also established a Telegram channel, created by Twitter user @MoneyTrigz, which has amassed 911 members as of press time. One ...

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Fintech Firm Reaches $1.7 Billion Valuation by Integrating Cryptocurrency

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. For many years, TransferWise, the fintech company that allows users to send bank payments with extremely cheap fees and shorter verification periods was the most dominant fintech business in Europe. This month, Revolut reached a $1.7 billion valuation after integrating cryptocurrency, surpassing Transferwise. Why the Statement ...

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