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Bitcoin Payments Provider BitPay Adds Gemini Dollar and USD Coin as Settlement Options

Cryptocurrency payments provider BitPay added two stablecoins for fiat-equivalent settlements at merchant-level on Oct. 15, according to a press release. Stablecoin Usage Gaining Traction Seeing a significant demand for the usage of credible stablecoins in the cryptocurrency market, BitPay...

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Bitcoin Breaks Downtrend by Surging 10% to $6,700, is the Tether Sell-off a Factor?

Earlier today, on Oct. 15, the price of Bitcoin surged from $6,150 to $6,700 on most major fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinbase, Bitstamp, and Kraken. Although the price of the dominant cryptocurrency surpassed the $7,500 mark on Bitfinex, the increase...

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Slow but Steady: Over 1 Million People Visit Bitcoin (BTC) Meetups Annually

Crypto enthusiasts are flocking digital currency-focused forums across the globe according to data from community- building site Meetup.com. Bitcoin Meetups Most Prominent in the U.S. Bitcoin groups unsurprisingly outnumber all other crypto-meetups, but steady growth in the number of...

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NBA Star Spencer Dinwiddie Shares Bitcoin Moment, to Launch Sneakers Purchasable by BTC Next Season

NBA basketball star Spencer Dinwiddie, who rose to fame last year after a series of spectacular games, may soon convert his successful Bitcoin investments into a legitimate business that accepts the digital currency. The 25-year-old is launching his line...

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