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Bank of America Files a Patent for Multi-Tiered Digital Wallet Security

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a new patent application by Bank of America titled “Multi-Tiered Digital Wallet Security,” on August 15. As listed, the new patent’s system was invented by the banking firm’s senior technology manger, Manu Kurian.The patent was initially filed by Bank of America in

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Leading Latin America Investment Bank Joins Distributed Ledger Group

Leading Latin America investment bank BTG Pactual joined the organizing committee of the Post-Trade Distributed Ledger (PTDL) Group.Alliance for blockchain useIndustry news outlet LedgerInsights reported on Aug. 15 that Brazil-based bank BTG Pactual joined PTDL Group’s organizing committee. PTDL Group reportedly provides a platform allowing market participants to share

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Bitex Partners With Bantotal For More Cross-Border Payments in Latin America

Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Bitex has partnered with Uruguay-based financial software company Bantotal in order to expand it cross-border payments system on the Bitcoin blockchain to Latin America.CoinDesk announced the companies’ new partnership in a report on Aug. 13. According to the report, the upshot of this partnership is that

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Leading Medical Charity Dementia Society of America Opens its Doors for Crypto Donors

The Dementia Society of America (DSA) has just announced that it will start accepting a range of cryptocurrencies in donations going forward. The DSA started investing in Bitcoin and accepting Bitcoin donations all the way back in 2016. Now, they’ve added four more cryptocurrencies to the list and put out

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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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