Month: February 2020

In today’s crypto market discussion, Cointelegraph is joined by crypto analyst Naeem Aslam, and the CEO of Tokenmetrics Ian Balina to discuss the impact of the coronavirus on the cryptocurrency markets.  Will the economic impacts of the coronavirus leave people flocking to cryptocurrencies as a safe haven? Naeem Aslam is skeptical of Bitcoin’s purported ‘safe
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The Dubai-based RAKBANK and BDO Unibank (a full-service universal bank in the Philippines) will be using Ripple’s payments ecosystem, to expedite remittances to the Philippines. RAKBANK Expands Remittance Services Through Ripple, BDO Partnership RAKBANK joined BDO, a full-service bank in the Philippines, to extend its activity in the region. The Dubai-based institution already has a
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Your bank, no matter how neo or how challenger, can’t bank Bitcoin (BTC). They could bank blockchain companies, adding value and providing services for the space, which would be good for both the bank and the clients, but they are afraid of repercussions from regulators and their partners. Since many smaller banks use “correspondent banks,”
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At a press conference held on Feb. 21, a representative for the National Bank of Ukraine released the results of its much-hyped central bank digital currency project called the e-hryvnia. However, the banking institution is still not certain of the impact this financial offering will have on the country’s overall financial stability as well as
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As Cointelegraph reported yesterday, self-proclaimed Bitcoin (BTC) creator Craig Wright claims that Bitcoin can and will be seized to accommodate court orders. What follows is an analysis of whether what he says is possible and plausible. Screenshots resurfaced on Feb. 26, show that Wright claims Bitcoin will be seized without using the owner’s private keys.
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On Feb. 28, the Litecoin Foundation announced a partnership with MeconCash to roll-out Litecoin (LTC) to Korean won withdrawals and remittances from 13,000 ATMs in South Korea. The partnership will see LTC integrated onto MeconCash’s M.Pay payments platform. Litecoin will also be accepted as payment on MeconCash’s retail platform MeconMall, and to pay for games
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Ripple’s XRP token had been performing very well in 2020, reaching as high as $0.34 in mid-February, before pulling back to just under $0.30. Unfortunately, it wasn’t immune to the losses which have hit virtually the entire crypto-space this week. So what could be holding it back from recovering now? Ripple Case Not Dismissed A
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South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, has announced it will take another step towards global expansion by strengthening integration with its international arm. On Feb. 26, Bithumb launched a new digital asset transfer service between the South Korean exchange and Bithumb Global, an new international digital asset exchange released by Bithumb in October 2019. Meanwhile,
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