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Applying blockchain for fintech… wait, not just for fintech?

Argentina stands out in many fields in which intelligence is the main raw material. One of them is software and digital ventures. The “five unicorns” are proof of this: Mercado Libre, Despegar.com, OLX, Globant, and the most recent Auth0, Argentine companies that each exceed the $ 1 billion in stock…

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The cryptocurrency of JP Morgan is not a public but a private blockchain

One of the great news from Fintech was that JP Morgan Chase was issuing its own currency named JPM Coin. The fact that a bank of the old, traditional and conservative school was adopting the blockchain technology and was becoming a crypto drew much attention from traditional finance and disruptive…

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Blockchain is no longer dominating the FinTech world

The blockchain hype train has been derailed as people realise that the technology won’t change things overnight. That’s the view of FinTech heavyweight Chris Skinner, Chair of the European networking forum The Financial Services Club and Nordic Finance Innovation. What did he say? In a blog post, he says: “I…

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PayPal makes its first historic investment in blockchain

The tendency to join the world of cryptography, directly or indirectly, became quite popular among the more traditional companies compared to those of recently, but today no one is surprised when there appears here and there some information of this type. First investment This time, online payment giant PayPal has…

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0bsnetwork: The Viennese startup that promises blockchain without bullshit

The character string “0bs” in 0bsnetwork stands for “Zero Bullshit”. The Vienna Blockchain startup wants to offer a faster, more financially easier to plan and easier to handle alternative to Ethereum. We talked to founder Srdjan Kupresanin. “Our slogan ‘Zero Bullshit’ in the name is a clear reference to 95…

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LABFin, the blockchain and fintech lab that continues its expansion

For weeks, we’ve been talking about the “jump” Latin America is making and why is important for us to focus on this region. From Panama, LABFin (Latin America Blockchain and Fintech Initiative) is working on expansion plans for Central and South America. To learn more details, Cointelegraph en Español spoke…

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Twitch quietly removes cryptocurrencies as subscription payment method

Twitch.tv, a live video platform owned by Amazon, eliminated its payment option with cryptocurrencies for subscriptions. A user of Reddit published the news and said that, although Twitch had allowed users to pay in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash through the payment processor Blockchain Bitpay, the option was eliminated in recently…

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A Viennese startup offering an alternative to the dominating Ethereum platform

The character string “0bs” in 0bsnetwork stands for “Zero Bullshit”. The Vienna Blockchain startup wants to offer a faster, more financially easier to plan and easier to handle alternative to Ethereum. We talked to founder Srdjan Kupresanin. “Our slogan ‘Zero Bullshit’ in the name is a clear reference to 95…

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GM Financial partners with blockchain startup to fight identity fraud

GM Financial, announced its partnership with blockchain startup Spring Labs. Last spring, the startup raised $ 15 million in a startup round. The car rental company wants to join the Spring Founding Industry Partner Program to work with the startup. GM sees the future in Blockchain Spring Labs develops blockchain…

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