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Ripple’s Technology Is Used for Transferring Billions of Dollars Around the World, Says CEO Brad Garlinghouse

“Addressing the “not enough use-cases for blockchain” issue, Garlinghouse said that it was not true. He added that the “payments use-case is very real and it is alive and working,” mentioning how Ripple had partnered with over 200 financial institutions around the world and that there are “billions of dollars that we are moving through […]
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UK: Spend Your Crypto Instantly With Coinbase Card

“Coinbase Card is currently only available in the UK, but we plan to support other European countries in the coming months. To find out more about the Coinbase Card, there’s more information on the website . This card is issued by Paysafe Financial Services Limited. Paysafe Financial Services Limited is authorised by the Financial Conduct […]
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Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Clearly Shaking the System,’ IMF’s Lagarde Says

“Financial technologies such as digital currencies are “shaking” the banking system and must be monitored to maintain stability, according to the head of the International Monetary Fund. Speaking to CNBC on Wednesday, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde pointed to the changing business models of commercial banks as evidence that innovations like cryptocurrencies are having a clear […]
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Coinbase Launches Debit Card in the UK

“When you buy cryptocurrencies on Coinbase , many users simply don’t know what to do with them. Customers in the U.K. can now get a good old plastic card and spend cryptocurrencies in-store and on any online website. This is a Visa card, so it should work with any merchant on the Visa network. The […]
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