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    Inside El Salvador’s Bitcoin experiment: Cointelegraph video report

    Cointelegraph traveled to El Salvador to investigate whether citizens believe its new Bitcoin Law will be beneficial to the nation’s economy. Last month, Bitcoin was adopted as legal tender in El Salvador, joining the U.S. dollar.The country’s new Bitcoin Law, which will be enforced starting Sept. 7, will allow Salvadorans to use Bitcoin (BTC) as… More

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    Turkey’s crypto bill ready for parliament, says Deputy Minister of Finance

    The legal draft places a minimum capital requirement for crypto businesses operating in Turkey. The Turkish Ministry of Treasury and Finance announced that a draft bill to establish a legal framework for crypto assets in the country is ready. Deputy Minister Şakir Ercan Gül announced that the crypto bill would be proposed to The Grand National… More

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    Visa reports over $1 billion in crypto spending in H1 2021

    Payment giant Visa will continue connecting the crypto economy to its “network of networks” to support the broader digital transformation of financial services. Global payments giant Visa will continue to support the development and adoption of the cryptocurrency industry as part of its business, the company said in its latest crypto update.In an official statement… More

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    Israel to welcome 11th president with oath of office on NFT

    The NFT is a digital representation of the oath of office signed by Israel’s sixth president, Chaim Herzog, who is the father of President-elect Isaac Herzog. Given nonfungible tokens’ (NFT) ability to digitally represent a wide set of assets, the underlying technology has found itself with numerous use cases including property and digital collectibles.One of… More

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    44% of investors expect Bitcoin to drop below $30K in 2021: CNBC survey

    CNBC surveyed a set of equity strategists and portfolio managers to understand investor sentiment on Bitcoin price. Throughout Bitcoin’s historic price surges and falls, investors have tried and failed to employ traditional markers to make sense out of the volatile trends. CNBC recently conducted a survey on a group of portfolio managers and equity strategists to… More

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    NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers to wear crypto logo for next five years

    The Trail Blazers will reportedly feature the StormX logo on team jerseys for the next five years, beginning with the 2021-22 season. The Portland Trail Blazers, an American professional basketball team competing in the National Basketball Association (NBA), is moving into the cryptocurrency industry with a new partnership.The NBA announced Thursday that the Trail Blazers… More

  • crypto-ownership-has-nothing-to-do-with-distrust-in-fiat:-bis-study

    Crypto ownership has nothing to do with distrust in fiat: BIS study

    Cryptocurrency owners are “generally more educated than the average,” according to a new study by the Bank for International Settlements. The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a global financial institution owned by some of the world’s biggest central banks, is trying to dispel the theory that cryptocurrency ownership is linked to distrust in traditional finance.On… More

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    Xapo co-founder gets regulators’ green light for new crypto startup

    Liechtenstein’s Financial Market Authority has approved a new startup called Lirium, which was founded by a Xapo co-founder and aims to streamline the integration of crypto services by banks and fintechs. The latest project from one of wallet provider Xapo’s co-founders, Federico Murrone, has secured the go-ahead from Liechtenstein’s financial regulator for his new startup Lirium to… More

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    Colombian capital supports blockchain and emerging tech with $2.3M fund

    Blockchain development is one of four major programs in Bogotá’s new tech innovation fund. Colombia’s capital of Bogotá is funding blockchain development as part of the city’s broader investment in innovative technologies.According to a Monday announcement on the city of Bogotá’s official website, the municipal government will provide 8.8 billion Colombian pesos ($2.3 million) to… More

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    Over 2 million adults in UK now hold crypto, FCA survey finds

    Crypto awareness in the U.K. has risen, but understanding has fallen, the FCA said following a new survey. A new study by the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority has indicated a significant increase in cryptocurrency ownership in the country.On Thursday, the FCA published the results of a consumer survey which found that 2.3 million adults in the… More

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    IBM contributes blockchain platform code to Hyperledger to drive enterprise blockchain adoption

    IBM shows its commitment to Hyperledger and enterprise blockchain development with its largest-ever contribution of open-source code. The global blockchain technology market size is projected to reach $72 billion in the next five years. In order to ensure this growth, however, blockchain solution providers must continue to advance and innovate. For example, public enterprise blockchain use… More

  • miami-stakes-the-claim-to-become-the-world’s-bitcoin-and-crypto-capital

    Miami stakes the claim to become the world’s Bitcoin and crypto capital

    Miami has a dynamic mayor, lots of VC money and is coming off the largest ever crypto extravaganza, but is that enough without legal clarity? As Miami comes down from the “high” of having hosted the “largest-ever” Bitcoin event, it seems reasonable to ask: Does the Sunshine State’s entrepot really have what it takes to… More

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    US Congressman expresses importance of crypto wallet privacy

    Cynthia Lummis and Warren Davidson speak on Bitcoin’s importance and personal privacy during an interview at Bitcoin 2021 in Miami. At the bustling Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, Congressman Warren Davidson, alongside United States Senator Cynthia Lummis, sat down to field interview questions. The interview took a turn toward privacy, with Davidson responding with comments… More

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