FinExpertiza, a network of Russian auditing and consulting firms, has lambasted Bitcoin as the least profitable investment instrument in 2018. Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta requested a report on the investment ranking of 14 instruments from FinExpertiza. While precious metal palladium turned out to be the most profitable investment, Bitcoin losses were noted to be 71.15% atCCN
12/30/2018 / 01:50:21
Cybersecurity news resource The Hacker News (THN) has become the latest PayPal user to have its accounts frozen without warning, the company has claimed. ‘At Least One Valid Reason’ In a series of tweets December 28, officials reported that funds from “all” its corporate accounts with the money transmitter were no longer accessible. “(PayPal) has permanently banned all of our accounts without mentioning any reason and hold wallet funds wrongly for 180 days. UponRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
12/29/2018 / 17:00:50
This year’s more exciting acquisitions, some of which are set to be game-changing for the crypto world… As more and more companies in 2018 expanded their crypto and blockchain offerings to stay in line with changing attitudes towards the emerging technologies, news of major acquisitions came in thick and fast throughout the year.. But there’s […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/27/2018 / 06:00:00
PayPal, a leading payments processor valued at over $97 billion, charges merchants high percentage-based fees on top of a flat based fee of 2.9 percent. The high transaction fee of PayPal has led merchants to explore alternatives like crypto to minimize expenses. For most normal users on PayPal, a transaction from one user to anotherCCN
12/22/2018 / 07:30:37
CoinSpeakerBreaking: Facebook Develops Its Own Cryptocurrency for RemittancesFacebook is reportedly working on developing its own stablecoin, which initially will be focused on the remittances market in India where it will enable users to transfer money via a dollar-pegged cryptocurrency on WhatsApp.Breaking: Facebook Develops Its Own Cryptocurrency for Remittances
12/21/2018 / 09:28:02
The cryptocurrency investment and infrastructure platform Layer1 has successfully closed a $2.1 million seed funding round. Investors who took part include PayPal’s co-founder Peter Thiel and Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group. Layer1 Raises $2.1M With Help From Peter Thiel Despite the prolonged bear market of 2018, cryptocurrency investment platform Layer1 led by Alexander Liegl has managed to successfully secure $2.1 in initial seed funding. According to the official release, the funding round included prominent investorsRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
12/20/2018 / 10:00:31
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As part of its 12 Days of Consecutive Announcement, major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched a new feature that allows investors to convert their cryptocurrencies into other digital assets, according to a company announcement on December 17, 2018. Called the ''Convert,” the exchange claims the new feature is way cheaper than selling and buying a different … ContinuedCCN
12/18/2018 / 10:35:00
A fresh wound has opened in the culture war, and this time money is the blade. In recent days, a number of prominent Youtubers and other content creators have abandoned the crowdfunding platform Patreon in protest at the deplatforming of “Sargon of Akkad” aka Carl Benjamin. Benjamin, who has over 800,000 subscribers and debunks social […]Bitcoin News.
12/17/2018 / 20:30:03
CoinSpeakerFacebook Levies an Army of Blockchain Devs: New Crypto Economy on the Way?Facebook has formed a blockchain technology research group which considers the idea of developing a decentralized cryptocurrency for the social media platform.Facebook Levies an Army of Blockchain Devs: New Crypto Economy on the Way?
12/17/2018 / 10:23:41
Published on CoinnounceThe current cryptocurrency market situation which may be termed as cryptocurrency winter has now gone into freezing temperature with panic selling growing more and more over the days. Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world has now initiated Paypal withdrawals for its users letting them sell their bitcoin and other cryptos directly […]Coinnounce.
12/17/2018 / 04:41:25
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Several Notches Above Ransomware An extortion scheme which sought to terrorize people into paying over BTC made global headlines over the course of the week. The threats happened worldwide, at a minimum being reported in the US, New Zealand, and Australia. The bomb threats demanded $20,000 in BTC in exchange for the terrorists to “giveCCN
12/16/2018 / 17:43:23
Just months ago, David Marcus, the former president of fintech giant Paypal, was appointed as the inaugural head of Facebook Blockchain, the social media giant’s first stab at so-called ''internet 3.0” innovation. But since Marcus’ appointment, many have been puzzled, as Facebook’s blockchain division has seemingly disappeared off the face of Planet Earth. In a testament...NewsBTC.
12/16/2018 / 12:00:44
Gab, a social network dedicated to preserving freedom of speech, has announced that its store now accepts BTC directly after banks and payment processors denied the platform service. ''Literally no one can no-platform our new crypto shop,” Gab announced. The platform integrated Btcpay Server after it was refused service by Coinbase and Bitpay. Also read: Indian […]Bitcoin News.
12/15/2018 / 04:35:29
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U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase introduced cash balance withdrawals to PayPal; the exchange will roll out the service in other countries sometime in 2019
12/15/2018 / 00:24:00
Payments platform PayPal has so far avoided Bitcoin acceptance and, at least visibly, not considered blockchain for its platform. Now, it has launched an internal blockchain-based employee incentive program. A production of PayPal’s innovation lab, in San Jose, California, the platform took 25 strong team six-months to build and went live this November, according toCCN
12/14/2018 / 08:48:02
Decentralization is definitely one of the most important reasons to consider the use of blockchains. Not having a single point of failure, enabling for voluntary participation to the protocol, and allowing anyone to mine or stake are all must-haves for any serious cryptocurrency project. However, the situation is not always favorable for decentralization, even among […]Crypto Insider.
12/12/2018 / 17:00:23
Bear market stress on miners, crypto may see further price difficulty, hesitation for a bitcoin ETF, and PayPal blockchain incorporation. Crypto Insider.
12/11/2018 / 21:00:46
With crypto markets falling ever lower many are making an exit from the space. Not all are that quick to jump ship however, and PayPal is among those looking towards cryptocurrencies, albeit private ones, starting with an incentive platform for its employees. PayPal Tokens For Coffee With The Boss The company has launched an internal...NewsBTC.
12/11/2018 / 10:00:09
Square’s Cash App has achieved a key milestone on the road to mainstreaming bitcoin usage by becoming the most popular app in the finance category on the U.S. Google Play Store ahead of PayPal. The app, which has spent much of the past year gaining tremendous amounts of ground within the millennial market segment isCCN
12/11/2018 / 08:33:10
PayPal’s new employee rewards scheme has some, er, slightly different employee rewards… Payments juggernaut PayPal isn’t at the point where it’s backing cryptocurrency at the moment, nor is that likely anytime soon (quite the contrary, in fact, given its public crypto comments in the past). But it has been getting more and more interested in […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/10/2018 / 15:57:27
In this edition of The Daily, Coinbase customers in certain regions can now link their Paypal accounts to withdraw fiat and sell cryptocurrencies. Also, Russia’s third-largest bank is working to launch a digital asset management service in Switzerland, and Koinex, India’s leading crypto exchange, has set up a new development center in Bengaluru, the country’s […]Bitcoin News.
12/07/2018 / 14:15:39
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On November 28, a judge in Canada approved the distribution of $15.1 million to the families affected by the tragic bus crash occurred in Tisdale, Canada. But, around 2.9 percent of the payment was used to cover transaction fees, demonstrating the merit of transactions using crypto. PayPal and other widely utilized payment processors require 2.9The post Why Crypo Matters: $15M Raised for Bus Crash Victims — $480k Fee Charged appeared first on CCN
12/06/2018 / 19:59:02
The past year has seen many famous financial influencers bash Bitcoin. But is this all some sort of tactic to manipulate its price? Evidence and speculation may indicate yes.The post Bitcoin Price Manipulated? Wouldn’t Doubt It appeared first on Crypto Insider.
12/06/2018 / 16:00:15
CoinSpeakerCoinbase Users Can Now Easily Make Fiat Withdrawals via PayPalTo enhance its customer experience, Coinbase has recently added a new option to withdraw fiat currencies via Paypal accounts.Coinbase Users Can Now Easily Make Fiat Withdrawals via PayPal
12/06/2018 / 12:02:57
The creator of Dogecoin, Jackson Palmer, has written a script to block the XRP Army on Twitter. There is often nothing as endearing as a dedicated fan. A fan is willing to spread their love and knowledge of their chosen passion near and far. However, there are those who become overzealous and irritate others with...Live Bitcoin News.
12/05/2018 / 14:00:27
Latest Ripple News Well, Jackson Palmer the creator of DogeCoin has had enough. He’s reverting back to basics, publishing an open source script that automatically blocks Twitter users that mentions XRP or Ripple in their bios, profile name or bio. After days of being pulverized by what he calls a wide “XRP and Army bot...The post Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Bullish despite Dogecoin’s Founder Criticism appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/05/2018 / 03:30:44
On Tripio, a blockchain-based hotel booking platform, Binance Coin (BNB) users are now able to book 450,000 hotels and residential accommodations using the BNB crypto token. On December 4, Tripio officially announced a strategic partnership with Binance to enable more than 10 million active users in the Binance ecosystem to utilize BNB as one ofCCN
12/04/2018 / 21:53:58
According to a survey conducted by Humans.net, a job recruitment platform, 29 percent of freelancers would rather get paid in crypto over legacy systems and banks. The survey, which covered 1,100 U.S.-based freelancers, disclosed that 18 percent of the respondents would like to receive all of their payments in crypto while 11 percent would preferThe post 29% of Freelancers Wish to be Paid in Crypto: Are Legacy Systems Inefficient? appeared first on CCN
12/04/2018 / 19:47:22
Crypto exchange giant Coinbase usually blows its own trumpet when a new option is available on its trading platform. This has not been the case however with the recent addition of PayPal as an option to withdraw fiat for a small number of its customers. There has been no official announcement however the company FAQ...The post Coinbase and PayPal – A Match Made in Crypto Heaven? appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/04/2018 / 15:00:25
Today’s edition of The Daily covers everything from hardware wallets to fake volume on cryptocurrency exchanges. But to kick-start proceedings, we’ve got the first report on a survey in which a surprising proportion of freelancers express an interest in being paid in cryptocurrency. Also read: Swiss Crypto Valley Association Leadership Steps Down After Governance Review US […]Bitcoin News.
12/04/2018 / 10:00:03
Coinbase, the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, is reportedly allowing withdrawals to PayPal with no fees. San Francisco-based Coinbase is the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, and it appears that it is looking to increase its influence. Reports have surfaced that users in various countries can make withdrawals from their exchange account to PayPal...Live Bitcoin News.
12/03/2018 / 04:30:19
Taiwanese tech giant ASUS to allow its graphics cards owners to mine crypto and cash out via PayPal and WeChat through a new partnership
11/30/2018 / 20:20:00
CoinSpeakerShould PayPal and Apple Pay Be Afraid of Amazon Pay?Amazon Pay surges in popularity on merchant websites. Financials host Jason Moser believes PayPal and Apple Pay have clear tech advantages and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP, thinks that Amazon's familiarity gives it an advantage as more consumers adopt digital wallets.Should PayPal and Apple Pay Be Afraid of Amazon Pay?
11/29/2018 / 10:35:52
CoinSpeakerShould Bitcoin Aim to Follow the Footsteps of PayPal?Since the story of PayPal shows that for a new solution to be successful, it needs to become associated with a well-known and trusted company or industry, it seems that Bitcoin has something to learn from this mainstream payment platform.Should Bitcoin Aim to Follow the Footsteps of PayPal?
11/29/2018 / 09:20:01
It’s too early to write off bitcoin, Ethereum or ICOs due to temporary market blips because the technology is revolutionary. And that won’t change — regardless of whether crypto prices go up or down, says blockchain attorney Stephen Palley. Moreover, Palley does not believe that recent regulatory crackdowns by the US Securities and Exchange Commission have affectedCCN
11/21/2018 / 15:30:17
Study263, a Zimbabwean-owned fintech startup operating from South Africa, has opened an online store allowing Zimbabweans to buy food hampers that are delivered directly to their homes. Shoppers have the option to pay for items like cooking oil and baked beans in BTC, Paypal or Ecocash, a local mobile money payment system. Also Read: Ivy and […]Bitcoin News.
11/20/2018 / 19:05:12
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As Bitcoin (BTC) fell further on Monday, finding itself under $5,000 in a first for 2018, industry savants quickly took to crypto’s side, in spite of the growing bearish sentiment. Surprisingly, a crypto-friendly partner at Washington, D.C.-based Anderson Kill, a centralized law organization, rushed to Bitcoin’s aid faster than many could utter ''HODL.” SEC’s ICO...NewsBTC.
11/20/2018 / 11:30:32
Crypto exchange Binance has been moving bitcoin funds to cold storage the past couple of days, and, of course, such large transfers don’t go unnoticed. Two transactions destined for Binance’s cold wallet come to the fore and demonstrate both the power and irony of the blockchain. A transaction in block 550211 was a transfer of just … ContinuedThe post Crypto’s Too Expensive? Binance Sent $600 Million in Bitcoin for Just $7 appeared first on CCN
11/17/2018 / 23:20:20
It’s official. As announced earlier this year, digital payment platform PayPal has now completed its acquisition of global payout platform Hyperwallet. In a release published yesterday, the company acquired Hyperwallet for roughly $400 million. The exchange is expected to enhance Paypal’s global payout, and bolster the company’s ability to provide payment solutions to digital platforms […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/16/2018 / 16:09:20
Another week, another slew of projects banned by major web platforms. Paypal has ejected Bitchute, a Youtube competitor that champions free speech, while Facebook has banned ad campaigns by Bloom that promoted a rival service. The deplatforming of these projects has reinforced the case for censorship-resistant platforms. Also read: Miner Abandons Swedish County, Leaves $1.5M in […]Bitcoin News.
11/16/2018 / 08:50:47
Square, the merchant payment service provider which thrives on its mobile card readers and applications, has posted its third-quarter shareholder report, and it includes $43 million in bitcoin revenue. Slim Margins on Bitcoin Overall, they’ve made 51 percent more than they did last year up to this point, and revenue is 68 percent better thanThe post $43 Million in Bitcoin Trades Help Square Beat Q3 Earnings Estimates appeared first on CCN
11/08/2018 / 20:07:05
Wednesday’s edition of The Daily has a distinctly political tint, coming a day after U.S. voters turned out for the midterm elections. There was plenty to excite supporters on both sides of the divide — the pro and anti-cryptocurrency divide, that is. In addition to talking politics, we take a look at the new Stellar […]Bitcoin News.
11/07/2018 / 11:15:24
A reporter receives a scam tip, reviews the e-mail, checks an address on the blockchain, and figures the balance shown is the take from the scam in progress. Probably the author and most of his peers are guilty of the assumption — the pseudonymous nature of the blockchain makes it difficult to know right offThe post No, Those Elon Musk Crypto Scams Probably Haven’t Made Fraudsters $175,000 appeared first on CCN
11/06/2018 / 18:56:24
CoinSpeakerHollywood Votes for Bitcoin: Gwyneth Paltrow Joins the Game?Gwyneth Paltrow has become another Hollywood celebrity to attract public’s attention to Bitcoin, tweeting a link to a crypto-related article. Hollywood Votes for Bitcoin: Gwyneth Paltrow Joins the Game?
11/06/2018 / 11:37:34
Gwyneth Paltrow looks like she’s backing cryptocurrency… The latest high profile convert to the world of cryptocurrency? That might just be Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow, who has been Tweeting about crypto from her personal account. She was doing so to promote an article on the website of her company, Goop. Said article – The Basics […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/06/2018 / 07:00:46
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