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Ukraine passes new Bitcoin law

Just one day after El Salvador’s rollout of bitcoin as legal tender, Ukraine has indicated that they could adopt their own crypto bill that will legalise the regulation of virtual finance assets. Ukraine’s vice prime minister of digital transformation, Oleksandr…

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Mastercard makes moves in the crypto sector

Payments giant Mastercard has acquired CipherTrace, a crypto tracing firm that develops solutions for cryptocurrency anti-money laundering, forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence. In a statement given by Ajay Bhalla, Mastercard’s president of cyber and intelligence, said the rapid growth of…

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El Salvador makes history

El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele believes the “bitcoin process” will still be a “learning curve.”   Despite a handful of reports suggesting the Salvadoran government stumbled on adoption day, President Bukele clarified the slow start in a tweet, saying the…

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Where did XRP come from?

Ripple started life in 2004 as RipplePay. The goal of RipplePay was to provide secure and fast financial transactions across the world at lower costs than current payment networks, such as SWIFT. Originally, RipplePay simply enabled individuals to extend credit…

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What is Ripple and XRP?

XRP is a digital asset designed primarily for use in the Ripple network, which is a global payment settlement system that aims to be a faster and less costly alternative to payment platforms like SWIFT. Ripple basically serves as a…

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Bitcoin as digital gold

Over the centuries, gold has been considered as an object of value by many different groups of people all over the world. It’s important to note that gold in itself has no value – it’s just a piece of shiny…

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How do I protect my private keys?

Safely storing your Bitcoin is very important. Unlike other types of money that is controlled by banks, with Bitcoin you have many more options on how to store and control your money. Remember your private key that you need to…

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