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Parliament of West Africa Economic Block Cautions Against Use of Cryptocurrencies

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has joined the list of African organizations that have cautioned against the use of cryptocurrencies. In its warning to West Africa crypto users, the legislative body insists these digital assets are too volatile and as such “their use on the African …

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Thailand Sees Rising Adoption of Cryptocurrencies as Means of Payment — Warns of Risks

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Bank of Thailand says a growing number of companies are asking for payments in cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin and ether. The central bank reiterates its stance on crypto and warns of the risks of using them as a means of payment.</strong> The Bank of Thailand (BOT), the country’s central bank, issued a …

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Visa and 50 Crypto Platforms to Enable Cryptocurrency Payments at 70 Million Merchants

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Visa Inc. announced Wednesday that the transactions via crypto-linked Visa cards exceeded $1 billion in the first quarter. The company further said that it is partnering with 50 major cryptocurrency platforms “to launch card programs that make it easy to convert and spend digital currency at 70 million merchants worldwide.”</strong> Visa Announces …

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New Bill to Ban Crypto Payments in Iran, Support Mining and Regulate Exchange

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Urged by the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies, Iranian lawmakers have prepared new legislation to introduce comprehensive rules for the expanding industry. While the bill effectively bans crypto payments in the country, it aims to support cryptocurrency mining and regulate the exchange market. </strong> Draft Law Prohibits Crypto Payments in Islamic Republic Members …

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Lloyds Auctions Australia Sells a Pricey Caravan for Cryptocurrency

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Australia’s Lloyds Auctions now accepts major cryptocurrencies for any of the items offered on its marketplace. Within hours of the announcement, the auction house managed to sell an expensive caravan (camper/trailer) to a bidder who was happy to pay the full price with digital coins. </strong> Australian Auction House Lloyds Auctions Accepts …

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Basketball Players in Canada to Be Paid in Bitcoin

<div class=”featured_image_container”> <img width=”1280″ height=”720″ src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-1280×720-1.jpg” class=”story__img article__poster” alt=”Basketball Players in Canada to Be Paid in Bitcoin” loading=”lazy” srcset=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-1280×720-1.jpg 1280w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-300×169.jpg 300w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-1024×576.jpg 1024w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-768×432.jpg 768w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-1536×864.jpg 1536w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-2048×1152.jpg 2048w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-696×385.jpg 696w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-1392×770.jpg 1392w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-1068×601.jpg 1068w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-747×420.jpg 747w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-1920×1080.jpg 1920w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-190×107.jpg 190w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-380×214.jpg 380w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-760×428.jpg 760w, https://static.news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_1957637350-1520×855.jpg 1520w” sizes=”(max-width: 1280px) 100vw, 1280px”> </div> <strong>CEBL, the …

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Miami real estate firm accepts crypto deposits for condos after conference

Miami-based E11EVEN Hotel and Residences is claiming to be the first real estate company to allow deposits for property purchases in the form of cryptocurrency. Speaking to Fox Business, company and condominium project co-founder, Marc Roberts, stated the enthusiasm for crypto has been “really astounding”. Roberts noted that local interest in crypto assets had piqued …

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Pensioners Pay Scottish Roofing Company in Cryptocurrency

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>With bitcoin’s popularity rising, a growing number of businesses in Scotland have been introducing cryptocurrency payments. A roofing company from Glasgow now says more and more of its customers, including pensioners, are willing to pay with crypto. </strong> ASAP Roofing Accepts Cryptocurrency for Its Services Kaeleb Mckay, who runs a roofing company …

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Crypto Payments App Bottlepay Is Now Available Across Europe

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>U.K.-based crypto payments provider Bottlepay has started offering services in other European countries. Users on the Old Continent will be able to send and receive even small amounts of euro and also buy, store and spend bitcoin with merchants accepting cryptocurrency. </strong> Bottlepay Promises Low-Cost Transactions in Euro and Bitcoin The Bottlepay …

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US Pharmacy Chain Pharmcorx Accepts Cryptocurrency for Fast Covid Testing

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Progressive Care, a company that operates a chain of pharmacies in the United States, has announced it’s now accepting cryptocurrency for its Covid-19 rapid testing services. Customers are welcome to pay with bitcoin for the quick tests offered at its Pharmcorx locations using a dedicated QR code. </strong> Pharmacies Offer Quick Covid …

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