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Mastercard will support cryptocurrency payments as early as this year

Mastercard will support cryptocurrency payments as early as this year

"This is a big change that will require a lot of work. We're going to be very thoughtful about which assets we support," added Raj Dhamodharan, Vice President of 'digital asset and blockchain' at Mastercard. The primary metric by which a 'stablecoin' will be judged is consumer protection, including privacy and strict oversight of the information of

There are already almost 30,000 Bitcoin ATMs in the US

There are already almost 30,000 Bitcoin ATMs in the US

At the moment, Bitcoin is coming to a gas station near everyone, in this case, the LibertyX Bitcoin ATM is seen at Grassy Point Bar & Grill in Broad Channel, New York, United States on March 8, 2021. The machines have multiplied rapidly across the United States in the last year, powered by a

Bitcoin breaks new record and hits $60,000

Bitcoin breaks new record and hits $60,000

It was at 11h25 minutes, time of Continental Portugal, that Bitcoin broke another record of appreciation and surpassed a new threshold: the 60 thousand dollars. At the time we are writing this article, the currency has already dropped slightly to a value below 60 thousand dollars, but it is still a

Tesla is looking for cryptos that use less than 1% of Bitcoin's energy? Find out which ones!

Tesla is looking for cryptos that use less than 1% of Bitcoin's energy? Find out which ones!

It was overnight that Bitcoin suffered a sharp drop following Elon Musk's latest announcement on behalf of Tesla: the electric carmaker will stop accepting bitcoins as a means of payment. Shortly after announcing the purchase of Bitcoin as well as would accept the cryptocurrency as a means

There is already a country in the world that accepts Bitcoin as legal tender. know what it is!

There is already a country in the world that accepts Bitcoin as legal tender. know what it is!

Cryptocurrencies are everywhere and in recent times we have heard a lot about it. Especially Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency that was born in 2007, which has already been worth more than 60 thousand dollars and has been adopted as a means of payment on several websites. One of the ones that most boosted the value of the currency was

Tesla will accept Bitcoin again once it is "greener"

Tesla will accept Bitcoin again once it is "greener"

Bitcoin is the leading cryptocurrency, and the first, in the market, with a record high value a few months ago that topped $60,000. And much of the currency's recent ups and downs are due to Elon Musk, who has done a lot of talking in recent months in this market, good and bad. A few months ago, it boosted

Amazon plans to accept payments in BITCOIN by the end of the year

Amazon plans to accept payments in BITCOIN by the end of the year

According to the website Cityam, Amazon is planning to accept Bitcoin as a form of payment by the end of the year, citing internal sources. The announcement came after the tech giant published job offers to work with cryptocurrency and blockchain, being necessary to perform the task successfully, knowledge of "monetary units

Hackers steal 97 million from Liquid, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange

Hackers steal 97 million from Liquid, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange

Just days after a hacker pulled off an audacious crypto heist, another major public breach has occurred. Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Liquid is the latest victim of a cyber attack in which hackers took some $97 million in stolen assets. The funds include $45 million in Ethereum tokens, which

Another giant in cryptocurrencies: Paypal now allows trading

Another giant in cryptocurrencies: Paypal now allows trading

Cryptocurrencies have been in the mouths of the world, not only because a few months ago they broke records of values again, but namely because we have seen them being accepted by large companies as means of payment, although, for example, Tesla has retracted in relation to Bitcoin, but with promises of a return. Now, it is

Cryptocurrency market in notorious recovery

Cryptocurrency market in notorious recovery

Nowadays, it is easy to make payments through a mobile application, leaving the usual cash payments almost to oblivion. These days it is increasingly common to hear the word "cryptocurrency", because this is a form of payment of an economy that is moving rapidly into the world

El Salvador starts mining bitcoin through the energy of volcanoes

El Salvador starts mining bitcoin through the energy of volcanoes

El Salvador has already mined 0.00599179 bitcoin, which represents about US$269 (232.01), with the energy harnessed from a volcano. President Nayib Bukele has staked his political future on a nationwide bitcoin experiment. In a tweet this Friday morning he said this is the country's maiden voyage into the