There Are Now More Than 5,000 Bitcoin ATMs Around The World

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The U.S. remains easily the largest market for the machines as competition for new bitcoin on-ramps continues to heat up. The total number of bitcoin ATMs (BTMs) worldwide reached 5,000 for the first time, monitoring resource CoinATMRadar confirmed on June 24.According to the latest statistics, there are now 5,006 standalone BTMs in around 90 countries, […]

Circle CEO: ‘Non-Sovereign’ Bitcoin and Cryptos Will See Continued Growth

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Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire believes non-sovereign cryptos such as bitcoin will see continued growth despite the emergence of assets such as Facebook’s Libra and stablecoins. Jeremy Allaire, co-founder and CEO of payments company Circle, believes non-sovereign cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin (BTC) will continue to see growth despite the proliferation of new forms of digital assets […]

Updated Crypto Guidelines From FATF Has Far-Reaching Implications

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The FATF (Financial Action Task Force) has revealed updated guidelines that would require cryptocurrency and digital asset exchanges—and potentially independent business owners and crypto holders—to share sensitive customer information as VASPs (Virtual Asset Service Providers), compromising user privacy and restricting crypto market access. Also read: BCH Development Fund Doubles Its Goal After a Successful Month […]

Privacy Crypto Zcash to Undergo Complete Rebuild Because It Was A Failure: Analyst

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Decrypt’s Tim Copeland attended a developer conference hosted by the Electric Coin Company in Croatia. He reports that the company is considering the most significant possible changes to its product, Zcash. #2 Privacy Coin Considering Massive Development Pivot If you’re studying crypto, you may have heard of Zcash. It’s a “privacy coin” which allows users […]

Big Three Credit Rating Agency Fitch Touts Facebook's Fiat-Backed Libra

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As the wave of interest in Facebook’s stablecoin Libra continues around the world, it appears that Mark Zuckerberg’s foray into digital currencies has a new and powerful ally. Fitch, one of the big three credit rating agencies, gave it a thumbs up in a recent report. Fitch in Love with Facebook’s Fiat-Backed Libra What is […]

Researchers Discover a Material Which Might Prevent Rechargeable Battery Degradation

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Batteries have changed our society forever, although the concept itself still warrants some further improvements. For many years now, technology companies and researchers have tried to extend battery life through various means. It now seems the University of Tokyo may have come up with the perfect solution. Its self-repairing electrode material can store electricity and […]

Falling Third Quarter Profits Could Trigger Overdue Stock Market Crash

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Stock prices follow earnings growth. The stock market reflects earnings expectations. That’s why analysts are concerned that the Q3 earnings forecast for the S&P 500 is for a decline of 0.3 percent, according to Factset data cited in CNBC. Declining earnings imply declining stock prices. Earnings Growth Going the Wrong Way Because Q2 earnings for […]

48 Cryptocurrency Exchanges Now Approved in the Philippines

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The number of approved cryptocurrency exchanges has been growing in the Philippines. In addition to 11 operators registered by the central bank, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, there are 37 other crypto exchange operators licensed by the government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority. Also read: FATF Releases Global Standards for Crypto Assets 11 Crypto Exchanges Registered […]