Church’s Chicken Accepts Crypto Payments after KFC Denies Rumors in Venezuela

Church’s Chicken, an international fast-food franchise known its hand-battered fried chicken, has reportedly partnered with Dash Venezuela to become the first fast-food franchise to accept...

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Church’s Chicken, an international fast-food franchise known its hand-battered fried chicken, has reportedly partnered with Dash Venezuela to become the first fast-food franchise to accept cryptocurrencies throughout its locations in Venezuela. According to a press release, a strategic alliance between Dash Venezuela and Church’s Chicken Venezuela will see 13 establishments start accepting the privacy-centric cryptocurrency as payment,...

HSBC Exec at Money20/20: Blockchain, CBDCs Pose ‘Great Challenge’ to Interbank Settlement

A senior executive from U.K.-based bank HSBC has said that time-efficient distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) represent a “great challenge” to existing real-time...

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A senior executive from U.K.-based bank HSBC has said that time-efficient distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) represent a “great challenge” to existing real-time gross settlement (RTGS) systems, Cointelegraph learned at the Money20/20 conference Oct. 23. HSBC’s Global Innovation Lead for Global Liquidity & Cash Management, Craig Ramsey, made his remarks during a panel during the...

Dash CEO Ryan Taylor: Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies Are the ‘Inevitable Future’

The CEO of Dash Core Group, Ryan Taylor, told Cointelegraph in an interview Oct. 23 that  central bank-issued cryptocurrencies are the “inevitable future,” but it will be people...

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The CEO of Dash Core Group, Ryan Taylor, told Cointelegraph in an interview Oct. 23 that  central bank-issued cryptocurrencies are the “inevitable future,” but it will be people who “will decide what form of money they want to consume and use as part of their lives.” Speaking with CT during the Money20/20 conference, Taylor stated that central banks...

Samsung Now Accepts Cryptos In Three Baltic Countries

A world-known South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung in tandem with CopPay have introduced a platform for accepting crypto payments. Primarily, the platform will be implemented in...

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A world-known South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung in tandem with CopPay have introduced a platform for accepting crypto payments. Primarily, the platform will be implemented in 3 Baltic countries. The announcement was made by the Lithuanian-based company on July 20. The counties involved in the project are Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania. The stores that will accept cryptocurrencies...

HBUS Crypto Exchange Opened In USA

HBUS, Huobi-linked cryptocurrency exchange, opened for business in the USA. It provides one of the world’s largest crypto companies with a foothold in yet another...

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HBUS, Huobi-linked cryptocurrency exchange, opened for business in the USA. It provides one of the world’s largest crypto companies with a foothold in yet another major global market. HBUS is a “strategic partner” of the Singapore-based Huobi, which controls one of the largest Cryptocurrency Exchange. “Our strategic partner, Huobi, has grown to be the largest...

Expedia.com Removed Bitcoin Payment Option

Travel booking giant Expedia.com stopped accepting payments for hotels and flights in Bitcoin (BTC), Cointelegraph reported June 27. The Expedia spokesperson confirmed that the website...

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Travel booking giant Expedia.com stopped accepting payments for hotels and flights in Bitcoin (BTC), Cointelegraph reported June 27. The Expedia spokesperson confirmed that the website “no longer accepts digital currency Bitcoin”. The service stopped accepting the cryptocurrency from June 10, 2018. The Expedia spokesperson also apologized for “any inconvenience caused.” However, there was not any...

FBI Is Investigating 130 Crypto-Related Crimes

The Federal Bereau of Investigation (FBI) reports that it is working on a big number of  cruptocurrency-related cases observing the growth in illegal use of...

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The Federal Bereau of Investigation (FBI) reports that it is working on a big number of  cruptocurrency-related cases observing the growth in illegal use of cryptocurrency. According to Supervisory Special Agent Kyle Armstrong, the FBI “has 130 cases tied to cryptocurrencies”. “The cases ‘threat tagged’ to virtual currencies encompass crimes such as human trafficking, illicit drug...

Japan’s Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchange Suspend New Accounts amid Stricter Regulation

Merely three days after the Japanese government and local financial authorities requested cryptocurrency exchanges to improve their infrastructures, bitFlyer, the country’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, has...

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Merely three days after the Japanese government and local financial authorities requested cryptocurrency exchanges to improve their infrastructures, bitFlyer, the country’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, has suspended the registration of new accounts to overhaul its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) system. Government Finds Flaws in Internal Management Systems Since earlier this year, the...

Korbit delists Dash, Monero (XMR) and ZCash (ZEC) as Asia turns against privacy coins

Korbit, one of the oldest and most prestigious cryptocurrencies in South Korea, has announced the delisting of five coins, including Dash, Monero and Zcash, the...

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Korbit, one of the oldest and most prestigious cryptocurrencies in South Korea, has announced the delisting of five coins, including Dash, Monero and Zcash, the three largest “privacy coins”. In its statement Korbit said that it would “bid farewell” to them through a “gradual termination of the buy and sell functions”. Buying will be prevented from the...

Japan’s Financial Regulator Is Pushing Crypto Exchanges To Drop ‘Altcoins’ Favored By Criminals

In order to prevent money laundering and other criminal activity, Japan’s Financial Services Agency, is quietly pressuring cryptocurrency exchanges to give up handling Monero (XMR), Zcash...

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In order to prevent money laundering and other criminal activity, Japan’s Financial Services Agency, is quietly pressuring cryptocurrency exchanges to give up handling Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), and Dash (DASH) and other cryptocurrencies favored by criminals and hackers. Sources close to the FSA confirmed that they were taking all available steps to discourage the use of...