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Bank of America: Facebook’s Libra Could Act as an Endorsement of Crypto; Here’s What Analysts Think

The crypto and finance worlds are both patiently awaiting further news about Facebook’s highly anticipated cryptocurrency project, Libra, which is expected to be officially discussed in detail tomorrow.Prior to this announcement, multiple major analysts at global banks have shared their thoughts on what Libra could mean for both the company

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Ripple Opens Shop in South America with Brazil’s $2 Billion Remittance Market

By CCN Markets: Ripple has announced the launch of operations in Brazil as it prepares to capture a slice of the country’s lucrative remittances market and the South American region as a whole. The enterprise blockchain solutions firm indicated that it made the decision in ‘response to high customer demand

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Ripple Launches Office in Brazil, Targets Further Expansion Across Latin America

Ripple, the firm behind third-biggest crypto by market cap XRP, has launched a Brazilian office with the aim to expand across Latin America, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 10.According to the report, the official announcement will be made at CIAB Febraban, a major fintech and banking event that will

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Bitcoin Trading Volume Skyrockets in Latin America, Value Hits ATH in Argentina

Weekly peer-to-peer trading volume in the Latin American bitcoin market has been rising steeply, according to data provided by LocalBitcoins.com.The over-the-counter bitcoin trading portal found that Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Columbia, Peru, and Venezuela are posting more offline trading activity than that reported on the global average scale. Measured against their

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Coinbase Extends Crypto-to-Crypto Trading Services To 11 More Countries across Latin America and Southeast Asia

With direct trading between cryptos becoming more popular than fiat-to-crypto trading, Coinbase expanded its crypto-to-crypto trading service to 11 more countries across Latin America and Southeast Asia. The U.S-based cryptocurrency exchange now added Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Mexico, New Zealand, the Philippines, Peru, and South Korea to the

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The Path to the Mainstream By Ricky Li, Co-Founder & Head of North America, Altonomy

One of the hottest topics in cryptocurrency right now is the potential ability for distributed ledger technology to transform the borrow and lending activities in traditional banking. This helps banks solve two major issues: application of legal actions and liquidity.But “on-chain” technology could solve another essential, but less recognized,

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Token.Agency Kicks Off Blockchain, STO and Tokenomics Service in Europe and North America

Token.Agency is finally here. After a soft launch at last November’s Blockchain Expo North America Silicon Valley, Token.Agency has opened its doors for business with a new website and new clients.advertisement The full-service, blockchain consulting firm deals in Security Token Offerings (STOs),  Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and blockchain services. They specialize

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Bank of America Files Patent for Blockchain-enabled Cash Handlers

Bank of America (BoA) has filed another blockchain patent, documents with the USPTO reveal. The American multinational investment bank stated that it would use blockchain, the underlying technology which powers the world’s leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin, to handle some portions of its cash handling devices. The patent, titled “Banking Systems Controlled by Data

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Bank of America Reveals New Blockchain Patent Targeting Cash Handling

Bank of America (BoA) wants to patent a system using blockchain technology to improve cash handling, a new application published Dec. 25 confirms.Originally submitted in June 2017, the patent references “banking systems controlled by data bearing records.”“Aspects of the disclosure relate to deploying, configuring, and utilizing cash handling devices to

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Crypto Exchange OKCoin Expands to Latin America & Opens Fiat Market

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Popular cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has recently revealed, through a press release shared with CCN, that it expanded to the Latin American market, with a platform that’s set to let users trade top cryptocurrencies against local fiat currencies. According to the release, OKCoin’s expansion to Latin America comes after

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