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Blockchain-Based Travala.com Teams Up with Dash For Hotel Booking Payments

Blockchain Travel site Travala.com  is teaming up with Dash Core Group, the main development team supporting the Dash network, on a global open-source cryptocurrency payments platform. Travala.com and Dash will spearhead the ongoing, prolific trend of crypto tourism by enabling the vast Dash community to benefit from up to 40% discounts on

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Canadian Startup Partners with Authorities to Launch Tax Payments in Bitcoin

According to a press release dated July 15, 2019, the city of Richmond Hill, Canada, is rolling out a project that allows residents to pay property taxes with bitcoin (BTC) through crypto startup, Coinberry. Pay Property Tax with Bitcoin Canadian digital currency platform, Coinberry, has opened negotiations with the city of Richmond

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South Korea’s Biggest Credit Card Patents Blockchain Payments System

South Korea’s leading credit card firm Shinhan Card has been granted a patent for a blockchain payments system, English-language local media The Korea Times reports on July 15.Per the report, with the newly patented technology the company has established a blockchain-powered credit transaction process allowing for setting spending limits,

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Facebook’s Libra Concept Will Impact Cross-Border Payments: Ex-PBoC Chief

A former governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has indicated that Beijing may delegate the issuance of digital currency to commercial entities, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post newspaper reported on July 11.Zhou Xiaochuan, who stood down as head of the central bank in 2018 after 15 years, revealed the country may

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Bitcoin Startup Brings Lightning Network Payments to Amazon, Whole Foods

United States-based payments startup Fold has made Lightning Network (LN) payments possible at Amazon, Starbucks, Uber and other big name retailers. The news was revealed in an official blog post published on July 10.As previously reported, the Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network is a second-layer solution to bitcoin’s scalability limitations,

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