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Bitfinex Introduces ‘New, Improved’ Fiat Deposit System Following Last Week’s Suspension

Major crypto exchange Bitfinex has introduced an “improved” fiat deposit system, shortly after temporary suspension of deposits last week, according to an official blog post Tuesday, Oct. 16. Last week, on Oct. 11, Bitfinex temporarily halted fiat deposits in four fiat currencies – the Euro (EUR), U.S. Dollar (USD), Japanese Yen (JPY), and Pound Sterling (GBP) – without specifying a ...

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Crypto Payment Platform BitPay Introduces Settlement in Stablecoins

U.S.-based cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay has started accepting stablecoins, according to an announcement published Oct. 15. The company now allows its merchants to receive settlements in Gemini Dollars (GUSD) and Circle USD Coin (USDC). Founded in 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia, BitPay provides payment services with Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) with a customer base of 20,000 businesses globally. GUSD ...

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Crypto Firm Pundi X Introduces Blockchain-Powered XPhone

Crypto startup Pundi X today revealed a new blockchain-powered smartphone called the XPhone, at the ongoing XBlockchain Summit in Bali. Function X and XPhone To Bring Blockchain to Everyday Life Pundi X, best known for their NPXS cryptocurrency token, XPASS card, and Pundi XPOS point-of-sales devices for retail transactions, has announced a blockchain-powered smartphone called the XPhone. The firm made ...

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BlackBerry Introduces Blockchain-Backed Platform Focused on Healthcare Services

As part of its pivot into security and computing, software company and former smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry has released a blockchain-powered platform. The new product  focuses on the healthcare field, according to a press release published Oct. 4. Per the announcement, BlackBerry has partnered with technology firm ONEBIO to develop a blockchain-backed “ultra-secure” ecosystem. The system is designed for the storage ...

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Abra Wallet and Exchange Service Introduces Token That Tracks Crypto Index

Digital currency wallet and exchange Abra has launched support for a new token, BIT10, that tracks the Bitwise 10 Large Cap Crypto Index, according to an announcement published Oct. 3. The Bitwise 10 Large Cap Crypto Index was developed by cryptocurrency asset management firm Bitwise Asset Management and is reportedly listed exclusively on Abra. The index tracks the ten largest ...

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AT&T Introduces Suite of Enterprise Blockchain Solutions

AT&T has introduced a suite of blockchain solutions to allow enterprises in various industries to track and manage information more efficiently, the telecom giant announced on its website. The solutions include technology from Microsoft and IBM and can benefit users in industries ranging from manufacturing to retail and healthcare. The company noted it is combining its “edge to edge” capabilities with ...

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Coinbase Introduces ‘Coinbase Bundle’ Designed to Simplify Crypto Trading

Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase has rolled out a new update called “Coinbase Bundles,” which is designed to simplify cryptocurrency trading, according to an announcement published September 27. Coinbase Bundles is a basket of five cryptocurrencies supported on Coinbase and purchased in proportion to their market capitalization in U.S. dollars. The Bundle consists of Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), ...

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DogePal Takes Dogecoin Mainstream and Introduces Anonymous Tipping

New services come to market in the cryptocurrency world on a regular basis. Even though Dogecoin is often overlooked in terms of long-term potential, the new Dogepal service seems to introduce some interesting changes. The DogePal Concept At first, people may assume DogePal is a direct competitor to PayPal. While that is somewhat true, the core business is different. It ...

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USD Coin: Circle Introduces New Dollar Backed Stablecoin

Boston-based Circle Internet Financial Ltd., creator of the popular retail crypto trading app Circle Invest, has announced that it’s following the lead of other exchanges by launching its own U.S.-dollar backed stablecoin. USD Coin: Circle Introduces New Dollar Backed Stablecoin The Goldman Sachs-backed Circle announced the move just days after revealing that new assets were being listed to its Circle ...

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U.S. Lawmaker Introduces 3 Pro-Cryptocurrency Bills to Congress

On Friday, Sept. a U.S. member of Congress announced that he will introduce three new bills aimed at supporting the development of blockchain technologies, as well as the use of cryptocurrency, within the United States. Rep. Emmer: U.S. Must Support Blockchain Development According to Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN), the initiator of this bold move, the U.S. needs to pass favorable legislation to ...

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