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Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway Gocrypto Onboards 1,000 Locations Worldwide

[ad_1] On February 28, Gocrypto CEO Dejan Roljic revealed the payment gateway has officially onboarded 1,000 merchant locations during a recent company update that expanded upon the firm’s growth. Roljic also explained Gocrypto now has several locations in five countries and the company recently started expanding into South America in November 2019. The Latin American expansion means Gocrypto will be open in 13 new markets and the team hopes to
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UK Startup Puts Haitian Farmers and Their Crops On the Blockchain

[ad_1] A UK tech company recently announced a blockchain ecosystem for farmers in Haiti, bringing clarity to the supply chain while bolstering sales.Agriledger, a blockchain outfit based in the UK, was responsible for building this new ecosystem. Their goal was ensuring that farmers receive adequate pay for their crops, a Feb. 28 post from Spring Wise stated.Each farmer is a part of the systemAgriledger’s blockchain-based solution assigns farmers enrolled in
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What Do the Richest Men in the World Think of Crypto and Blockchain?

[ad_1] For the past decade, blockchain, Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies have disrupted everything they have touched — including banking, hedge funds, law enforcement, health care and real estate to name a few. Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies are set to revolutionize many industries, yet this is only the beginning.However, despite the overall enthusiasm and excitement around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology’s capacity to revolutionize the world as we know it, many
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Dubai Welcomes Global Businesses With First Blockchain KYC Platform

[ad_1] Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Mashreq bank announced the launch of their new blockchain data-sharing platform on March 1st.This platform will allow licensed businesses and corporations to open digital bank accounts instantly by verifying their identities via an internal blockchain.Mashreq accomplishes this by removing the existing paper-based KYC procedure and replacing it with a blockchain-centric digital one. DIFC prepares each new KYC record as part of a company’s
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Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 24–Mar. 1

[ad_1] Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekA bruising week for cryptocurrencies, stock markets and even goldThis week, it seemed like nowhere was safe from panic over the coronavirus. Almost $3.2 trillion in
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Why Bitcoin’s Leap Year Prices Hint at Long Term Growth?

[ad_1] Crypto Twitter Analyst Danny Scott has drawn attention to Bitcoin’s historic price moves before its previous two halvings (on every leap year since inception). Why does this assertion suggest long term value growth for BTC? Analyst Points To A Clear Pattern The founder of U.K. exchange CoinCorner and Bitcoin core contributor has long pushed BTC’s long-term price potential. Scott has tweeted: #Bitcoin price on 29th February 2012: $52016: $4362020:
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Analyst Claims 98% of Mining Rigs Fail to Verify Transactions

[ad_1] Alex de Vries, the founder of the Digiconomist, has given a damning assessment of the electricity consumed by Bitcoin (BTC) mining in an interview with British media outlet, The Telegraph.According to de Vries, a single Bitcoin transaction expends the same quantity of electricity needed to power a British household for 59 days, 780,650 Visa transactions, or 52,043 hours of video streaming on Youtube.The article asserts that the annual returns
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Top Cryptocurrency Events You Should Not Miss in March 2020

[ad_1] If you are interested in partaking in a conference or event that focuses on crypto or blockchain, we have compiled a list with some of the top crypto events that you can check out this March. Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2020 Event date: 2-6 March 2020 Event location: Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel, 180 Wong Chuk Hang Rd Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong The Hong Kong Blockchain Week
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XRP Price and Volume Linked to Twitter Activity, New Data Reveals

[ad_1] XRP gains from the month of February were erased over the past two weeks as the altcoin returned to its late January price at $0.23 today. The majority of the losses appear to be caused by the massive correction in traditional markets, which caused a sharp downturn for Bitcoin and many altcoins.As reported by Cointelegraph, analysts now view the correction as a major setback, raising doubts about the future
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Hester Peirce’s Last Effort at SEC as Wilshire Phoenix BTC ETF Is Rejected

[ad_1] Securities and Exchange Commissioner (SEC) Commissioner Hester Peirce has published a dissenting statement in response to the Commission’s rejection of Wilshire Phoenix’s Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund application. In her statement, Peirce slams the SEC for its biased treatment of Bitcoin-related products with the passion of a “Bitcoin maximalist.” Given that the commissioner’s term expires in a little over three months, at the beginning of June 5, it raises a question: