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Venezuelans to Be Paid at Least Half a Petro a Month

Announcing a 60-fold increase of the minimum monthly salary, President Maduro promised Venezuelans they will be paid at least 0.5 petro, once his monetary reforms are in place next week. The national crypto will be exchanged at a rate of $60 USD and the new “sovereign bolivar” will be pegged to the digital coin.    […]

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Website Builder Service ‘Wix’ Announces PumaPay Cryptocurrency Payment Option

PumaPay has announced its partnership with Wix, the website creation and hosting platform. Based on the partnership, the PumaPay cryptocurrency (PMA) becomes one of the payment options on the platform. Wix Adds PumaPay Cryptocurrency PumaPay which is fast becoming a cryptocurrency payment staple in the adult entertainment industry has added a new client, Wix. The...

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Venezuela: Inflation Tops 100,000 Percent, Bitcoin Costs 60M Bolivars

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Venezuela’s currency the Bolivar Fuerte jumped to 9.2 million per dollar and almost 60 million per bitcoin August 18, just two days before a major redenomination cuts five zeros off its value. Redenomination Looms As reported by cryptocurrency commentators including Purse.io support head Eduardo Gomez, the bolivar traded unofficially at around 6.7 million VEF per 1 USD August 17, before suddenly depreciating rapidly to 9.2 million. “Yesterday 1 bitcoin was worth 44 billion bolivars, now

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Interview: Michael Dunworth, CEO of Money Transfer Service Wyre, on MakerDAO Partnership

On Tuesday, U.S. international wire transfer startup Wyre announced a strategic partnership with MakerDAO. We’ve written about Wyre several times in the past: first when they raised a $5.8 million Series A led by Chinese firm Amphora Capital. The firm went on to acquire Bejing-based Remsity as they took on China. At the time — April 2017

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Consolidate After Failing to Surpass Resistance

Cryptocurrency prices have seen some recovery after our last markets update four days ago when a large majority of digital assets lost quite a bit of value. Since then, and more so over the last 48 hours, the entire crypto-economy capitalization ($216B) has gained roughly $20B. The action yesterday was more bullish as most of […]

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Bitcoin Cash Futures, Venture Funds, and Lawsuits: This Week in Crypto

Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this weeks edition of The CCN Podcast on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Youtube or wherever you get your podcasts. Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 0.82% to

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Cryptocurrency Mining Still Available on Google Play Store Despite Recent Ban

Despite the recent ban on cryptocurrency mining apps by Google on its Play Store, there are still reports of such apps available for download on the platform. Mining Apps Still Available for Download In July, Google released an updated policy document within which contained its decision to ban cryptocurrency mining apps from the Play Store....

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Decentralized Crypto Exchange AirSwap Launches OTC Market to ‘Unlock New World of Liquidity’

Decentralized exchange AirSwap is launching the framework for over-the-counter (OTC) trading product for mainnet rollout. In an update posted on its website, AirSwap said the new product would be available “exclusively to a private beta group.” Founded in 2017, AirSwap became known for offering frictionless peer-to-peer trades for ERC20 tokens to a group of primarily

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Uber’s Largest Shareholder SoftBank Denies Deal With Bitmain, Other Investments Uncertain

Uber’s Largest Shareholder SoftBank Denies Deal With Bitmain, Other Investments Uncertain An official from SoftBank has denied their involvement in the investment deal with Bitcoin (BTC) mining behemoth Bitmain that was reported last week by both crypto and mainstream media sources. As previously reported, Bitmain had allegedly sealed a pre-Initial Public Offering (IPO) financing deal which had brought its valuation to $15 billion. Both Chinese tech…

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Cryptocurrency Miners Ignore the Bitcoin Price Fall, Focus on Expansion Instead

Former Alcoa Smelting Factory Turns To Crypto Mining In Upstate NY

The recent decline in cryptocurrency prices has cast a shadow on several aspects of the digital currencies space. However, one area where this bearish outlook has not extended to is cryptocurrency mining.  The Hash Factor is an Indicator According to a report from Bloomberg, bitcoin mining has remained profitable for some miners who have improved their investments and efficiencies in the space — even against the continued bitcoin price drops. One of the indicators of

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