Bitcoin News — remittances

New Stablecoin Tied to Australian Dollar Is Launching on Stellar's Blockchain

Posted by Leigh Cuen on

A new stablecoin launching on the Stellar network is pegged to the Australian dollar and is being pitched for consumer and business use.

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Nigerian Startup Kubitx Launches Bitcoin Exchange in Beta

Posted by Jeffrey Gogo on

Nigerian Startup Kubitx Launches Bitcoin Exchange in BetaKubitx, a Pan-African financial technology startup registered in Malta, announced the beta launch of its new cryptocurrency exchange on Thursday. The platform, which supports seven digital coins for the test, including BCH and BTC, will initially be available to users in Nigeria, before the company expands it to other African countries in the coming months. […]

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India's Federal Bank Is Building a Remittance App on R3's Corda

Posted by Daniel Palmer on

An Indian commercial bank has revealed it is building a cross-border remittance app based on R3's Corda blockchain platform.

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Pushing the Boundaries of Economic Change: Bitcoin as a Medium of Exchange in Africa

Posted by Jeffrey Gogo on

Pushing The Boundaries Of Economic Change - Bitcoin As A Medium Of Exchange In AfricaBitcoin is pushing the boundaries of economic change in Africa. In East Africa, a new deal between digital currency exchange Bitpesa and a Japanese firm shows Kenyans are using bitcoin to pay for used Japanese cars, cosmetics and electrical gadgets. In Nigeria, Sure Remit is helping make cash transfers cheaper and in Zimbabwe, TV subscriptions, […]

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The Daily: Speculators and Investors Hodl, Venezuelans Send Crypto With SMS

Posted by Lubomir Tassev on

The Daily: Speculators and Investors Hodl, Venezuelans Send Crypto With SMSA study has detected stability in the amounts of bitcoin held for both speculation and investment during the last several months through August. Also in The Daily, Opera launches its much-vaunted desktop browser with built-in crypto wallet, a new service offers Venezuelans SMS-controlled platform for cryptocurrency remittances, and website-building platform Wix integrates coin payments for […]

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