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Mastercard Files Patent to Centralize Cryptocurrency Transactions, Calls out Bitcoin’s Wait Times

The “bankization” of cryptocurrencies seems inevitable, as a slew of traditional players enters the crypto-finance market. In the latest development, U.S. payments processor Mastercard filed a patent applying the concept of fractional reserve banking to cryptocurrency payments. Mastercard Looks Towards...

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Prominent Financial Advisor: Crypto Market Cap Will Hit $20 Trillion in Ten Years, Bitcoin to Face “Competition”

Ten years after the launch of Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency market remains in its nascent stages. While a lack of real-world applications and widespread crypto-usage creates questions about the innovation’s long-term viability, a prominent financial advisor predicts the market has...

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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Invests $100,000 in Bitcoin Investment App

Shark Tank investor Kevin O’Leary led a $100,000 investment in a cryptocurrency application that converts spare change on credit card purchases to a user-selected cryptocurrency, reported CNBC on Oct. 23. Converting Spare Change to Crypto Called Bundil, the application was...

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