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Leading Payments Platform UTRUST Integrates with Global Blockchain DigiByte

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. In the fast-paced world of blockchain-based payment systems, it is only natural that projects such as UTRUST and DigiByte would seek to expand their horizons by working together to ensure continued growth and ...

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Bank of Thailand Considers Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments, Fraud Reduction

The Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BoT), said that the bank is considering blockchain technology for various applications during a speech at the the Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit on July 12. The central bank’s governor Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob stated that the bank was specifically reviewing blockchain applications for cross-border payments, supply chain financing, and document authentication. According to Dr. ...

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Thailand’s Central Bank is Reviewing Several Blockchain Applications Including Cross-Border Payments

The march towards the adoption of blockchain technology in Thailand’s mainstream financial sector seems unstoppable. In a speech delivered during the Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit, the governor of the Bank of Thailand, Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, revealed that the central bank was undertaking a review of blockchain applications for purposes of document authentication, supply chain financing and cross-border payments. This is ...

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New Research: Mainstream Cryptocurrency Payments Within Decade

A new research paper released by Imperial College London and eToro predicts that cryptocurrency could become a mainstream payment solution within the next decade, but the paper also outlines the necessary problems that have to be solved first. The report covers a brief background of cryptocurrencies, Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), smart contracts, and also differentiates between cryptocurrencies, cryptocommodities, and cryptotokens. ...

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Leading Payments Solution Provider UTRUST Announces Implementation with Global Blockchain DigiByte

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British BMW Dealership Accepts Bitcoin Payments Through BitPay

Bitcoin investors and speculators don’t often spend their cryptocurrency holdings on goods and services. For those times it does happen, it appears luxury and expensive items are in high demand. As such, various car dealerships now accept Bitcoin payments. Stephen James BMW Group is the latest dealership to have embraced cryptocurrency. Buying a BMW With Bitcoin Getting consumers and investors ...

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PinkDate Collaboration with Verge will allow Customers to make payments with Verge Currency

PinkDate, the world’s first global escorting platform, will accept Verge currency. Amsterdam, NL July 6, 2018 — PinkDate the world’s first global escort platform announced today that it will be accepting anonymity-focused cryptocurrency Verge to provide its users more payment privacy. Verge cryptocurrency allows anonymous transactions by hiding the IP address and geolocation of its users so that they are untraceable. ...

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Igniting Crypto Payments Worldwide Through Crypterium

In late 2009, Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto ushered in a groundbreaking approach to money by championing a digital payment system free from third-party intermediaries and governmental control. While this new worldwide economic system has advanced significantly over a relatively short period of time, it has yet to deliver a user-friendly approach to assist the everyday consumer with day-to-day commerce at ...

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Indian Govt. Think Tank to Trial Blockchain for Fertilizer Subsidy Payments

India’s most influential state-run think tank is set to undertake a research project to explore the use of blockchain technology for fertilizer subsidy disbursements to farmers. The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI), the Indian government’s primary policy-making body, has entered a statement of intent (SOI) with the fertilizer giant Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) to develop ...

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Payments Giant Qiwi’s Execs to Launch Russia’s First Crypto Investment Bank

Representatives of Russia-based payment services provider Qiwi have created the first crypto investment bank in the Russian market. The project, to be known as HASH, will provide assessment, search and market entry projects, attributes typical of investment banking firms designed to appeal to large investors, according to Kommeresant. HASH will not operate as a Qiwi Group subsidiary. Qiwi Blockchain Technologies (QBT) will ...

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