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BitPay Has Studied Bitcoin Blockchain Alternatives: “None of Them Are Compelling”
  BitPay co-founders Stephen Pair and Tony Gallippi have been around Bitcoin for about as long as anyone else in the industry. The company was founded [...]
Circle Urges User Caution As Bitcoin Hard Fork Looms
  Payments startup Circle suggested in an email to users today that, in order to avoid the potential negative consequences of a hard fork on the [...]
Full Disclosure of Your Salary: Blockchain Remuneration Models
  All systems that preserve user privacy are alike; each system that violates user privacy does so in its own way. As more people earn income in [...]
Cross-Border Business Payments Leader Gets $25 mln Funding from GV
  Currencycloud, a company that specializes in helping businesses make payments across geographies, has raised $25 mln in Series D funding from GV [...]
Bitcoin is Now Useless for Micropayments, But Solutions are Coming
  The Bitcoin blockchain is basically becoming useless for low-value, instant purchases. Frankly, if you’re ordering a beer at a bar, you’re better [...]
Snapcard to Shutter Bitcoin Wallet Service
  Bitcoin startup Snapcard will close down its wallet service in the next few months, its operators said today. In a new blog post, the startup said [...]
Bitcoin Payment Growth Shows It is ‘Turning Into Real Currency’: Quartz
  The latest growth data for Bitcoin as a currency shows sustained increases in adoption as mainstream media pick up on a growing trend. Picking up on [...]
Xhai Studios Integrates NEM Blockchain To Ditch Middlemen, Payment Processor
  The Blockchain platform NEM has closed a new integration with Malaysian Xhai Studios, which will use it to develop its video game platform services. [...]
Hospital in Pakistan Accepts Cryptocurrency Payments, Offers Discounts
  Abid Hospital in Pakistan has become the first Asian hospital to accept cryptocurrency payments. Read more…   The healthcare industry has [...]
BIS endorse Distributed Ledger Technology for payments clearing and settlement
  Chris Skinner is Chair of the European networking forum: the Financial Services Club. He is best known as an independent commentator on Fintech [...]