Bitcoin

Belgian startup debuts Bitcoin payments for parking tickets

Seety, a digital parking startup based in Belgium, has introduced crypto payment support for parking tickets. According to a report by DataNews on Thursday, the company which is one of the firms bootstrapped by Belgian accelerator program Start it @KBC has rolled out a crypto payment feature in Antwerp and Brussels. Seety users will from […]

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70% of Salvadorans opposed to Bitcoin Law as Sep. 7 implementation draws near

With less than a week to go before El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law takes effect on Sept. 7, a majority of citizens surveyed are opposed to government-mandated cryptocurrency adoption. A survey conducted by the local Central American University’s (UCA) Institute of Public Opinion has found that 70% of Salvadorans believe President Nayib Bukele’s Bitcoin Law, recognizing […]

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17% of Australians now own crypto, totaling $8B between them: Survey

One in six Australians now own cryptocurrency, with the total value of their holdings adding up to $8 billion, according to a recent survey. The full report of the Finder Consumer Sentiment Tracker was posted online on September 2. It is a monthly ongoing survey of 1000 nationally representative Australians conducted by Qualtrics. The most […]

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JPMorgan sounds alarm over ‘frothy’ crypto markets after August boom

JPMorgan analysts have warned clients that cryptocurrency markets are looking frothy after the August trading boom saw spot market trading volumes once again top $1 trillion. In a note to clients reported by Markets Insider, the JPMorgan analysts suggested valuations in crypto markets, especially altcoins and NFTs, are getting too high. “The share of altcoins […]

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Franklin Templeton seeks experts for Bitcoin trading and crypto research

Franklin Templeton is the latest investment company to go on a cryptocurrency hiring spree by posting fresh job applications seeking crypto professionals. The American asset manager is looking for two medium-senior level experts to lead its crypto trading and research efforts, according to LinkedIn job postings published on Sept. 1. Franklin Templeton’s newly opened crypto […]

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Crypto and blockchain jobs’ share grew 118% in ten months, new data shows

A new report gathering together the most recent data on the cryptocurrency and blockchain job market has suggested that higher levels of institutional adoption have spurred ever greater demand for expertise in the sector. According to the employment website Indeed, cited today in Korea IT Times, as of mid-July 2021, the overall share of crypto […]

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Mass appeal: Could a Bitcoin futures EFT electrify US investors?

Are crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs) finally coming to the United States of America? Dozens of cryptocurrency-based ETFs or ETF-like products are currently selling on regulated exchanges in Europe, while Canada and Brazil have already introduced their own versions this year. Over the past eight years, however, not a single investment firm has won the U.S. […]

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Dreading September? Bitcoin price hopes to break the slump trend

Bitcoin (BTC) has been struggling to break the $50,000 mark for over 10 days now. However, on Sept. 2, the premium cryptocurrency briefly surpassed the milestone, sending positive ripples across the market. Since then, the token has dropped below the mark to trade in the $49,000 range before rebounding to hit the $50,000 mark yet […]

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Cryptocurrency can actually make a difference by helping people

Between Bitcoin (BTC) breaking the $50,000 hurdle and the upswell in the altcoin markets, crypto has never been more appealing to speculators. But, stacking profits through trading is worthless unless that money is spent. Luckily, charitable organizations are waking up to the possibility of crypto donations as the world embraces crypto. For blockchain entrepreneur Wendy […]

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