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  • Bitcoin News - 6 May 2021, 3:00 pm

    Payments giant Visa and financial services provider Tala have partnered to boost cryptocurrency adoption in emerging markets. The collaboration aims to “make it easier for underbanked consumers to convert, store, and use cryptocurrencies.” Visa and Tala Boosting Crypto Adoption in Emerging Markets Visa and Tala have formed a new partnership “to help underbanked populations participate…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 6 May 2021, 2:20 pm

    Litecoin continues to gain strength as traders’ attention shifts to a broader altcoin market against Bitcoin’s slowing uptrend. Litecoin (LTC) prices surged by up to 35% to hit a one-year high against Bitcoin (BTC) this week, prompting analysts to predict an extended upside momentum for the remainder of the ongoing monthly session.LTC/BTC 1-week candle chart…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 6 May 2021, 1:30 pm

    The company will soon accept BTC payments for insurance premiums as part of a broader embrace of digital assets. Metromile Inc., a digital insurer headquartered in San Francisco, is making Bitcoin (BTC) a core part of its business operations, offering further evidence of the growing mainstream adoption of digital assets. The company announced Thursday that it…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 6 May 2021, 1:30 pm

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has obtained court authorization to serve a John Doe summons on cryptocurrency exchange Kraken. The tax agency is seeking data of users with $20,000 or more in cryptocurrency transactions during the years 2016 to 2020. IRS Wants User Information From Crypto Exchanges The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Wednesday…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 6 May 2021, 1:00 pm

    Streami, the company behind the popular GOPAX exchange, has received direct funding from Digital Currency Group. Digital Currency Group, the venture capital firm behind some of the biggest companies in blockchain, has become the second-largest shareholder of Streami, a leading cryptocurrency exchange operator in South Korea. Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group, explained…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 6 May 2021, 1:00 pm

    PRESS RELEASE. The global shopping platform Buyaladdin announces a huge collaboration with ABBC Foundation in an event called the 100x100x100 ABBC Event. In this event, the Buyaladdin team will pick 100 winners of 100 dollars every day for 100 days. More specifically, the team gives their supporters an opportunity to win and shop with products…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 6 May 2021, 12:45 pm

    An internet startup association in India has asked the government to define cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as digital assets and not currencies. IndiaTech.org, an industry association representing India’s consumer internet startups and investors, wants to provide clear definitions for the cryptocurrency industry.On Wednesday, the association released a white paper including a policy proposal with recommendations for a…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 6 May 2021, 12:08 pm

    New allocations from big business come as momentum behind the latest altcoin rally seems to shift away from familiar names. Bitcoin (BTC) touched $58,000 on Thursday as the latest phase of its comeback seemed to come at the expense of altcoins.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewBitcoin claws back lost limelightData from Cointelegraph Markets Pro…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 6 May 2021, 12:00 pm

    Reserve, a fintech and cryptocurrency-related exchange and payment processing app, sent an email yesterday to its customers asking for their help in processing payments by leveraging their personal Zelle accounts to do so. This raised certain alarms in the community, that are now wary of a third-party company using their accounts to do its payments…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 6 May 2021, 10:30 am

    Mercadolibre Inc., Latin America’s leading e-commerce company with almost 70 million users on its marketplace, has bought bitcoins worth almost $8 million for its treasury. With this move, the company has joined a growing list of corporations with the cryptocurrency on their balance sheets. Mercadolibre Holds Bitcoin on Balance Sheet Mercadolibre Inc. reported its first-quarter…Read More