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Coinbase’s GDAX Exchange Adds Litecoin, Price Spikes 10%

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Cryptocurrency exchange GDAX (Coinbase) has announced it is now supporting Litecoin (LTC) trading. Also read: Shapeshift Transforms KeepKey Hardware Wallet into an Exchange Litecoin Added to GDAX Exchange Everyone in the crypto-community knew it was coming when Litecoin creator Charlie Lee hinted about the LTC addition to GDAX yesterday by saying via Twitter that “tomorrow’s going to be a good day.” In fact, Lee,...

Four Big Banks to Create a New Bitcoin Alternative

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Four major world banks are set to announce the creation of a new blockchain-based digital currency, and are hoping to make it the global standard for settlements. Also read: Can the Federal Reserve Really Save the US Economy? 'Digital Cash' Needed The plan for the originally-titled "utility settlement coin" comes from UBS, Deutsche Bank, Santander, and BNY Mellon. Broker ICAP is also joining them with...

TAO Network Partners with Boogie Shack Music Group

TAO Network

The TAO network is partnering with music publisher Boogie Shack Music Group to help develop blockchain-based tools and services for the company. Also read: Coda Pay Receives $2 Million for Asian Expansion ‘TAO of Music’ Gives Artists More Control The partnership was announced August 22, 2016, and according to the press release the partnership offers the TAO network team complete access to BSMG’s artists...

Coda Pay Receives $2 Million for Asian Expansion

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Singapore-based startup Coda Pay is bringing Bitcoin and alternative payment processing to South East Asian markets with its recent capital injection. The company has just announced it has raised $2 million USD to push its efforts forward. Also read: Amazon-Rival Rakuten Forms Blockchain Lab Coda Pay Progressing to Leverage Asian Markets Coda Pay is set to make its mark in Asian markets with...

Bitcoin.com Price Watch: Bulls About to Charge?

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The price of bitcoin has been trending upwards this past week, giving a bullish sentiment to traders. The price per BTC is $584 USD at press time, and it looks as though we may see more spikes. Also read: France’s Third Largest Bus Company Accepts Bitcoin Bitcoin Price Moves Away From the Bears' Grasp Bitcoin has seen some significant demand over the last week, moving...

If This Video Doesn’t Make You Want Bitcoin, Nothing Will

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One particular YouTube video perfectly sums up how the economy works. And if it doesn’t make you want to buy bitcoins (or wish you had more), then perhaps nothing will. Also read: Leading Dark Net Markets to Support Monero Economic Stimulus 101 In simple, easy to understand language, this video - which is just over one minute in length - gives a simple economics...

Verizon Applies for Blockchain Patent in Strongest Push Yet

US communications giant Verizon has filed a Blockchain patent for its digital media rights following three years of investigative research.  Also read: New FCC Rules Could Block Your E-Wallet Verizon: Patent for 'Passcode Blockchain' Verizon, the largest communications company in the US, made the application in May but has declined to comment on its plans behind the move. The patent, a copy of which was...

Can the Federal Reserve Really Save the US Economy?

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Is the US Federal Reserve still capable of reducing negative effects from recessions and other economic shocks? Not without drastic measures, says a critic. Also read: The Federal Reserve Gets on Facebook, Greeted by Angry Bitcoiners More Extreme Measures The answer is yes – at least, according to a paper by the Fed's own deputy director of its research and statistics division. Closer...

Leading Dark Net Markets to Support Monero

Monero

Privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) has been making waves in the community as of late. Most recently, it has been revealed that the digital currency will be used by leading Dark Net Markets. Also read: Mimblewimble Paper Proposes ‘Near Complete’ Bitcoin Anonymity Oasis & Alphabay Will Implement Monero According to a recent Reddit post on the Dark Net Markets (DNM) forum, Monero will be...

France’s Third Largest Bus Company Accepts Bitcoin

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The third largest bus company in France, Isilines, has started accepting bitcoin as part of a six-month test-run. Isilines is the first company in its sector to accept a cryptocurrency. Also read: Dash Across America: The Bitcoin.com Bus Begins its Journey  Partnership with Paymium To accept bitcoin payments, Isilines has partnered with a French startup, Paymium, an online exchange. Paymium offers merchant processing...