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27-Year-Old Pelosi Challenger Accepts Cryptocurrency Campaign Donations

A candidate for the United States House of Representatives in 2020 is accepting cryptocurrency donations to run against Representative and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.Supporting economic freedom with cryptoAgatha Bacelar, a Stanford engineer and designer who served with Emerson Collective and Democracy Earth argues that the existing political

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Cryptocurrency Faces Challenges in Cuba Despite Growing Crypto Adoption

Cuba rolled out mobile across the country last year, and this has resulted in increased usage of cryptocurrency. Most Cubans are increasingly using cryptocurrencies to circumvent economic sanctions levied by the US to access the global marketplace. However, despite this increasing adoption, crypto still faces several challenges in Cuba. Some of

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Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News From Brazil: Sept. 22-28 in Review

Brazil has seen another tumultuous week in the cryptocurrency industry as the central bank of Brazil wants to use blockchain technology starting in 2020, the president of Unick Forex continues to claim they pay customers on time, and the Brazilian Securities Commission investigates the alleged fraudulent activities of more

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Kik Closes Messaging App after Costly Clash with the SEC; Focuses on Cryptocurrency Kin

Kik, one of the largest messaging applications to operate on a global scale, has decided to shut down in the face of a ferocious legal battle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that has exhausted the company’s chances for survival. Recently, the company issued a layoff notification to

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IBM Is Open to Working with Facebook in Developing the Libra Cryptocurrency

International Business Machines (IBM), one of the largest international IT companies worldwide, stated on Monday that it is looking forward to collaborating with Facebook and working on its cryptocurrency Libra.IBM’s general manager of blockchain and crypto services, Jason Kelley, said in an interview that the company encourages cooperation between companies

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The Economic Plan of the Marshall Islands: Cryptocurrency SOV as a Legal Tender

In 2018, the Marshall Islands announced that it is working on developing a cryptocurrency that would effectively replace its current legal tender and become the official currency in the Oceanic republic. The new digital currency is called Sovereign Coin (SOV).Since the gradual rise of cryptocurrencies all the way back in

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Venezuela to Finance Housing Projects through Petro Cryptocurrency

Venezuela has decided to use its state-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro, to fund its ambitious housing scheme.Ildemaro Villarroel, the country’s Minister of Habitat and Housing, confirmed this news in an announcement made on a government website. The minister agreed confidently that by funding the project through the country’s pet cryptocurrency, Petro,

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