BITCOIN NEWS TODAY – Major announcement for STELLAR LUMENS XLM cryptocurrency – IBM signs 6 banks!

As reported by Forbes, “IBM is paving the way for banks and other regulated financial institutions to join the blockchain revolution. Rather than going through a series of intermediaries when sending money across borders, IBM has created a real-time, global payments network to support cross-border transactions and foreign exchange in more than 50 countries using digital assets, also known as cryptocurrencies or stable coins.”     Using the Stellar protocol, IBM Blockchain World Wire will help financial institutions with foreign exchange, cross border payments and remittances.   Watch the video below… Major Announcement…

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Dash Enhances User Experience with Uphold Integration into Dash Wallet

  Integration will allow Dash Wallet users to buy and sell Dash directly from the wallet with Visa and Mastercard, or directly from a bank account in the United States and European Union   Las Vegas, NV — October 23, 2018 — Dash, the leading cryptocurrency for payments and e-commerce, has announced that Uphold, the leading digital money platform, has been integrated into the Dash Wallet. The integration will enable Dash Wallet users to onboard an Uphold account and instantly buy and sell Dash from the Dash Wallet itself, meaning…

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Bitcoin debit cards are making a comeback

  5 January 2018 was a dark day for Bitcoin adopters as Visa suspended their services to a large number of providers and since then crypto users have been searching for an alternative.   The good news:  – These cards are making a comeback and by the look of things they are here to stay.   WIREX Wirex recently launched a new card service through their UK subsidiary to customers in the European union and according to the company they are working on solutions to the rest of the world…

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Frick Bank of Liechtenstein encourages clients to Invest in Bitcoin

The Liechtenstein family bank is one of the first traditional banks to open up investment in cryptocurrency to their clients.   “Bank Frick is the first financial institution in Liechtenstein to offer the trading of five leading cryptocurrencies and secure safekeeping via offline storage. Trading takes place within the fully regulated framework of the Bank’s processes. The offering is aimed at professional market participants and financial intermediaries.” as per the website.   Bank Frick has committed to a high level of protection against loss of theft of the crypto-assets and…

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Bitwala’s new Crypto Bank imminent

  After a disaster struck Bitwala in January 2018, with Visa suspending all crypto pre-paid cards and the suspension of their banking facilities, Bitwala seems to have fought back with some new announcements of their own.     Bitwala’s customers received the email below.   Most of us have questioned our relationship with banks before, can we really trust an institution that can close our account at any time for using crypto?   Well, we have some great news for you. Bitwala is building a blockchain-driven bank!      …

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Polish Central Bank Secretly Funds Anti-Crypto “FUD”

Polish Central Bank Secretly Funds Anti-Crypto “FUD”…What next?   According to a report on Cointelegraph, the Central Bank of Poland has admitted to funding anti-cryptocurrency campaigns on social media, specifically Polish Youtuber Marcin Dubiel and his Dec. 2017 video, “I LOST ALL THE MONEY?!”   The social media campaign against crypto was carried out by Central Bank of Poland in conjunction Google Ireland Limited, and Facebook Ireland Limited and cost about $ 27,000.00   Full story: –  Polish Central Bank secretly funds anti-crypto YouTube Propaganda Videos   The story above…

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More Banking Woes For Bitcoin

JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup Inc. all announced a ban on purchases of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on their credit cards.   JPMorgan, enacting the ban Saturday and Bank of America started declining credit card transactions with known crypto exchanges on Friday.   Full story: – https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-02/bofa-to-decline-all-cryptocurrency-transactions-on-credit-cards     This comes after Visa suspended a number of crypto prepaid cards in January without warning and a number of Bitcoin companies including Bitwala announced that their banking services were suspended.   Shortly after that payment processor…

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Shock Announcement – Bitwala and Cryptopay Card issuer WaveCrest Holdings Ltd immediately suspend Visa Debit Cards after instruction from Visa Europe

A shock announcement from Bitwala to their clients has been received.  The announcement went into effect immediately without delay.   Bitwala is a popular and growing blockchain banking service where many clients used Bitcoin to send & receive money, pay bills, and convert to load their VISA prepaid card.         The announcement states “Yesterday our Bitwala Card issuer WaveCrest Holdings Ltd received direction from Visa Europe to immediately suspend all Bitwala cards effective immediately. Unfortunately, neither Visa nor WaveCrest were able to provide us or you with more…

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