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Major Philippines Bank Union Bank Launches Two-Way Crypto ATM: Report

Major Philippines bank Union Bank is launching the country’s first two-way cryptocurrency ATM, local media outlet Philstar reported Feb. 6.The move will reportedly let customers buy and sell cryptocurrencies for cash via the ATM as part of the bank’s “sandbox” — a framework for conducting experiments in a controlled environment.The

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Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Launches into European Union

Coinsquare, one of the world’s leading trading platforms for trading Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has confirmed launch across 25 countries in the European Union. The move marks the first international expansion for Coinsquare, which to date has only been available to Canadian customers. The exchange unveiled its plans to launch in

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Western Union | Testing Ripple’s Blockchain, Will It Take on Crypto Next?

According to the president of Western Union Global Money Transfer, the company is “ready to adopt any kind of currency.” And interestingly, this includes cryptocurrencies. Western Union Ready to Adopt Odilon Almeida held an interview with Reuters Plus yesterday. Here he stated that there was no big difference between cryptocurrencies and regular digital payments, of

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Western Union Considers Crypto, Partners with Ripple to Test Blockchain Payments

The president of Western Union Global Money Transfer has claimed the company is “ready to adopt any kind of currency,” potentially including cryptocurrencies, in an interview with Reuters Plus, Dec. 17.Odilon Almeida stated there is no big difference between cryptocurrencies and regular digital payments, the likes of which Western Union

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US Credit Union Blockchain Consortium Joins R3’s Global Ecosystem

CULedger, a credit union service organization (CUSO)-owned blockchain consortium, has joined enterprise software firm R3’s global blockchain ecosystem. The partnership was officially revealed in a press release published Dec. 13.Based in Denver, Colorado, CULedger reportedly delivers blockchain applications to credit unions and their members, using the technology to mitigate cybersecurity

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Nigeria’s Union Bank Reportedly Warns Against Crypto Transactions

The Union Bank of Nigeria has reportedly cautioned against transactions in cryptocurrencies, according to a letter allegedly sent to its users and published Nov. 26 by Nairaland, an online community targeted at Nigerians.Nairaland, the largest Nigerian online community with over 55 million Internet users, has published a letter reportedly from

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Russian Industrialist Union to Create Arbitration Board for Crypto-Related Disputes

The Arbitration Center at Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) has announced the creation of a board for disputes on issues pertaining the “digital economy,” including crypto-related cases, Kommersant reported Wednesday, Oct. 31.The chamber will reportedly be created to hear cases related to blockchain technology, smart contracts and Initial

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Chechnya’s Eurasian Crypto Mining Pool to Unite Resources from Miners in Eurasian Economic Union Zone

The press secretary of Chechen Republic, Alvi Karimov announced that the country will form a Eurasian crypto mining pool. It will combine crypto miners’ resources from Eurasian Economic Union countries to form the pool. The formation of the crypto mining pool is estimated to lead to three to five

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