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    Bitcoin Is A More Viable Option Than American Express

    In the traditional world of finance, there are a handful of major players when it comes to credit and debit cards. Visa and MasterCard are the two biggest brands, but American Express is trying to make a comeback as well. Unfortunately for AmEx, a recent announcement by Fidelity...

    newsbtc | January 4, 2016 | 3:30 pm
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    Building Berkshire Hathaway The Virtual Currency: Barry Silbert

    The virtual currency market has another reason to rejoice. Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group (DCG) has successfully raised money from at least 11 firms with fresh funding from companies like Bain Capital Ventures and MasterCard. As per Bloomberg, the other investors are Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and...

    Guest Author | October 28, 2015 | 4:30 pm
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    Bitcoin Anywhere on Abine’s Blur Masked Cards

    Abine, a Boston based firm which calls itself the “online privacy company” is offering a bitcoin payment service called Bitcoin Anywhere. The Bitcoin Anywhere service enables users to make online payments on any online portal that accepts MasterCard credit cards. The Bitcoin Anywhere service works though Blur “Masked...

    Gautham | August 15, 2015 | 9:30 pm
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    BTC Debit Card Provider E-Coin Launches Affiliate Program

    E-Coin is somewhat new to the Bitcoin business, having been established in 2014 by a team of Russian natives. In that short time, they’ve managed to launch a very competitive Bitcoin debit card that’s ideal for casual Bitcoin users, and are now trying to spread the word via...

    newsbtc | August 14, 2015 | 9:53 am
  • Bitcoin Startup Bitreserve Hires Nike CISO

    Bitcoin startup Bitreserve, which earlier made great news for bringing on board Nike CIO Anthony Watson, has hired the sportswear giant’s chief of security, William ‘Bill’ Dennings. In a statement released by the startup via its blog, the company said that, “Bill’s leadership will be instrumental as we...

    Guest Author | June 10, 2015 | 2:30 pm
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    Exclusive: An Interview with Ronny Boesing – CEO of CCEDK

    Recently we had a chance to interview Mr. Ronny Boesing – the CEO of Denmark’s first and only Cryptocurrency exchange. Founded last year, CCEDK is one of the well-known exchanges in the region. CCEDK offers support for trading multiple crypto-fiat pairs. The company is also on its way...

    Gautham | June 9, 2015 | 8:15 pm
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    MasterCard Expresses Doubts over Bitcoin’s Long Term Viability

    Global remittance company MasterCard criticized Bitcoin for presenting risks and lacking benefits. The comments came in a 4-page letter that was written in response to the UK government’s Call for Information on digital currencies. It questioned digital currency companies over their claims to provide lower transaction costs, saying...

    Gola Yashu | June 8, 2015 | 9:23 pm
  • Coinify and PensoPay Enter into an Agreement

    Coinify, a Denmark based Bitcoin payment processor has entered into a Payment Service Partnership agreement with PensoPay to provide secure, fraud-free payment settlements in fiat currency to its customers. With this partnership, Coinify has efficiently extended its distribution channel. The agreement, effective as of March 15, 2015 allows...

    Gautham | April 19, 2015 | 11:30 pm
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    ABC Connection in Future – Advertising, Bitcoin and Credit Cards

    Credit card companies and other loyalty programs have so far been mapping customers’ buying pattern and transaction data. The collected data is then curated and sold to digital advertising and marketing companies for big bucks. Advertisers create demographic profiles of customers, factoring in their geographical location, average monthly...

    Gautham | April 4, 2015 | 11:00 pm
  • Can Bitcoin Revive the Economy in Crimea?

    Crimea is facing a crisis due to economic sanctions since it was annexed by Russia. The market is currently in desperate need of a solution which Bitcoin can readily provide until it stabilizes. In the present day, how often do we use hard cash for transactions? Not much,...

    Jayanand Sagar | March 15, 2015 | 2:26 pm

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