Facebook-owned WhatsApp Looks to Launch Digital Payments in Indonesia
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Facebook-owned WhatsApp Looks to Launch Digital Payments in Indonesia

btcethereumadmin - August 21, 2019

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is in early talks with local firms to launch digital payments service in Indonesia. Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, is purportedly in preliminary talks with multiple…

Report: Israeli Bitcoiners Petition Banks to Disclose Crypto Policies
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Report: Israeli Bitcoiners Petition Banks to Disclose Crypto Policies

btcethereumadmin - August 19, 2019

A cryptocurrency nonprofit is filing a court petition for Israeli banks to provide regulatory clarity on their crypto policies. The Israel Bitcoin Association, a nonprofit organization that…

Germany Grants BaFin License to Financial Firm for STO Platform
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Germany Grants BaFin License to Financial Firm for STO Platform

btcethereumadmin - August 19, 2019

German regulator BaFin greenlights Black Manta Capital Partners to use its STO platform in the country. Luxembourg-registered financial firm Black Manta Capital Partners has received a license…

Santander Expanding Ripple-Powered Payments After Volume Triples
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Santander Expanding Ripple-Powered Payments After Volume Triples

btcethereumadmin - August 19, 2019

Santander to allow clients in Latin American countries to send money to the U.S. for free through tech developed by Ripple. Spanish banking giant Santander plans to…

World Bank Raises $33M Via Blockchain for Its Kangaroo Bond
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World Bank Raises $33M Via Blockchain for Its Kangaroo Bond

btcethereumadmin - August 19, 2019

The World Bank used a blockchain to raise over $33 million for its Kangaroo bond. The World Bank announced on Aug. 16 that it raised an additional…

Singapore Crypto Association Launches Code of Practice
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Singapore Crypto Association Launches Code of Practice

btcethereumadmin - August 19, 2019

The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups, Singapore, has developed a Code of Practice in partnership with multinational law firm Linklaters. The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and…

Silvergate Bank Eyes Crypto-Backed Loans for Institutions
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Silvergate Bank Eyes Crypto-Backed Loans for Institutions

btcethereumadmin - August 19, 2019

Silvergate Bank, one of the cryptocurrency industry’s few go-to financial service providers, is planning to become a crypto lender. According to an updated IPO filing, Silvergate, which serves…

Coinbase and Barclays Part Ways, Will UK Users Be Affected?
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Coinbase and Barclays Part Ways, Will UK Users Be Affected?

btcethereumadmin - August 18, 2019

Barclays halts business with Coinbase as exchange needs an innovative bank to tailor to its AML and KYC needs, but will U.K. customers be better off now?…

Silvergate Bank Plans to Offer Cryptocurrency-Collateralized Loans
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Silvergate Bank Plans to Offer Cryptocurrency-Collateralized Loans

btcethereumadmin - August 18, 2019

Silvergate Bank’s Silvergate Capital Corporation is examining the possibility of offering cryptocurrency loans. The holding company of cryptocurrency-friendly Silvergate Bank, Silvergate Capital Corporation, announced that the firm…

Passing the Burden of Negative Rates to Bank Clients Opens Door for Cryptocurrencies
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Passing the Burden of Negative Rates to Bank Clients Opens Door for Cryptocurrencies

btcethereumadmin - August 17, 2019

Record low and negative interest rates have put commercial banks in a difficult spot. Across Europe, they have been passing the burden to their clients. Some have…