Europe, Led by France, Set to Block Facebook’s Libra

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Europe, Led by France, Set to Block Facebook’s Libra
France warned that it will block the development of Facebook’s planned Libra cryptocurrency in Europe as it represents itself a threat for the “monetary sovereignty” of governments.
Europe, Led by France, Set to Block Facebook’s Libra

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Mastercard and R3 Join Forces to Build Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Solution

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Mastercard and R3 Join Forces to Build Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Solution
Mastercard and R3 are entering a new partnership which will allow Mastercard to be able to process payments faster. This comes after Mastercard joined the Marco-Polo trading settlements consortium.
Mastercard and R3 Join Forces to Build Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Solution

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This is How Apple Credit Card Differs From Most Other Cards

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This is How Apple Credit Card Differs From Most Other Cards
As Apple Card is now available for all consumers within the United States, Apple promises to keep user data private and not compromise on security. Here’s the basics you should know.
This is How Apple Credit Card Differs From Most Other Cards

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Alibaba Filing US Patent for Blockchain Domain Name Scheme

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Alibaba Filing US Patent for Blockchain Domain Name Scheme
Alibaba has filed a U.S. application to patent a system that utilizes a so-called “unified blockchain domain name” to work with information.
Alibaba Filing US Patent for Blockchain Domain Name Scheme

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R3’s Marco Polo Platform Records New Blockchain Transaction Agreement

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R3’s Marco Polo Platform Records New Blockchain Transaction Agreement
The Marco Polo platform, jointly developed by R3 and TradeIX, has just facilitated a new transaction entirely via blockchain. It’s a new step towards production.
R3’s Marco Polo Platform Records New Blockchain Transaction Agreement

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Mark Cuban’s Mavericks Accepting Bitcoin as the Form of Payment

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Mark Cuban’s Mavericks Accepting Bitcoin as the Form of Payment
Even though he didn’t offer any specifics, Cuban suggested that the Dallas Mavericks’ crypto payments system could, when launched, offer support for not only for BTC and ETH but other coins as well.
Mark Cuban’s Mavericks Accepting Bitcoin as the Form of Payment

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Flexa Spreading Their Crypto Payments to Canada

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Flexa Spreading Their Crypto Payments to Canada
Flexa is finally launched outside of the US for the first time ever, which made instant, in-store cryptocurrency payments available to residents of the Great White North, from Yukon to Nova Scotia and from Vancouver to St. John’s.
Flexa Spreading Their Crypto Payments to Canada

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Walmart Files Patent to Create its Own Libra-Like Stablecoin

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Walmart Files Patent to Create its Own Libra-Like Stablecoin
Walmart has filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, an application to create its own Libra-like digital currency. The filing points to the asset being a stablecoin with a focus on financial inclusion.
Walmart Files Patent to Create its Own Libra-Like Stablecoin

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Apple (AAPL) Could Release Its Card in the First Half of August

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Apple (AAPL) Could Release Its Card in the First Half of August
The Apple Card, a high-profile credit card partnership between Goldman Sachs and Apple, is scheduled to launch in the first two weeks of August.
Apple (AAPL) Could Release Its Card in the First Half of August

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Amazon (AMZN) Stock Drops on Weak Q2 2019 Earnings Report

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Amazon (AMZN) Stock Drops on Weak Q2 2019 Earnings Report
Amazon broadcasted mixed second-quarter results, scaling the purported sales predictions but missed the mark on income valuations as the AMZN stock drops $15 in after-hours trading.
Amazon (AMZN) Stock Drops on Weak Q2 2019 Earnings Report

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Major Online Retailer Newegg Announces Bitcoin Payments for its Stores in 73 Additional Countries

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Major Online Retailer Newegg Announces Bitcoin Payments for its Stores in 73 Additional Countries
Major online computer and consumer electronics retailer, Newegg Inc., has announced that another 73 nations where the firm operates will now be accepting Bitcoin payments like in the U.S. and Canada.
Major Online Retailer Newegg Announces Bitcoin Payments for its Stores in 73 Additional Countries

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Tech Stocks Tank as the US Department of Justice Calls for New Antitrust Probe

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Tech Stocks Tank as the US Department of Justice Calls for New Antitrust Probe
The DOJ says that the antitrust probe aims to monitor any unlawful activities carried out by the tech giants who especially happen to have a huge dominance on internet-based services.
Tech Stocks Tank as the US Department of Justice Calls for New Antitrust Probe

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Japan to Begin Developing SWIFT-like Network for International Cryptocurrency Payments

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Japan to Begin Developing SWIFT-like Network for International Cryptocurrency Payments
Japanese government to create a network similar to SWIFT, for international cryptocurrency payments. The Ministry of Finance and the Financial Services Agency will deploy this network to also tackle financial crimes.
Japan to Begin Developing SWIFT-like Network for International Cryptocurrency Payments

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Flexa Integration Makes Litecoin Payments Possible At Over 39,000 Merchant Locations

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Flexa Integration Makes Litecoin Payments Possible At Over 39,000 Merchant Locations
Flexa adds support for Litecoin on its payments network allowing users to pay in the cryptocurrency at the point-of-sale terminals at different merchant locations.
Flexa Integration Makes Litecoin Payments Possible At Over 39,000 Merchant Locations

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NOWPayments Review: Can It Beat the Competition?

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NOWPayments Review: Can It Beat the Competition?
With low fees, fast settlements, and an easy-to-use API, NOWPayments has a potential opportunity to corner the market in payment gateway services and help increase user adoption and overall crypto transaction volumes.
NOWPayments Review: Can It Beat the Competition?

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