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Cannabis purchases in Washington State are modernizing with thanks to a new bespoke Bitcoin-based POS tool.
For many Venezuelans, bitcoin isn’t just a financial network or an investment method. In fact for most, bitcoin is an important survivability tool that allows residents to support their families.
India’s poorest and most unprivileged citizens will be made to pay for India’s cashless extravaganza.
Similar to some regulators like the state of New York, Hawaii has decided to take a difficult and reckless approach in regulating bitcoin users and startups.
Taiwan could soon join the global war on cash by banning cashless transactions for certain goods.
Russia is considering cash salary bans, lower taxes on card payments and transaction limits as part of a crackdown on the shadow economy.
The $2 million funding that Cambridge Blockchain LLC closed from leading technology investors Partech Ventures and Digital Currency Group is a validation of its position in the blockchain-based digital identity space.
In a boost to Bitcoin price, India slaps a big penalty on cash use starting April 1, along with a deficit, populist-oriented budget.
Shivcharan Singh Maran left 50,000 rupees (Rs) in 500 Rs banknotes for his family before he passed away. The bundle of cash was rejected by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Europe tightened controls on the inflow of cash and precious metals from outside of the EU, granting permission to border patrols to seize cash or gold brought in by suspects.
Banks and financial institutions including the Fed are doing exactly the opposite of what people needs to maintain financial security.
Facebook IQ published a white paper entitled “Millennials + money: The unfiltered journey” saying that 92% of millennials firmly expressed their distrust of banks.
Spain’s government plans to enforce a cash limit of 1,000 euro.The war on cash is on increase globally, from India to the US where some are pushing for a ban of $50 and $100 bills.
Amid India’s sudden currency reforms, cash is facing a global crackdown as governments move to take control over transactions, the paper in citizens’ pockets.
2016 has been the 'Year of the Blockchain,' with corporation after corporation, even nations, touting their interest and ability to use Bitcoin’s underlying advancement in their future business models. Will 2017 be the 'Year of the National Digital Currency?'
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