Tag: Bank

A Few Things To Consider Before Getting a Bitcoin Debit Card

Bitcoin debit cards are often seen as the perfect hybrid solution between cryptocurrency and traditional payment methods.For all of the convenience these solutions offer, they still require a bank to control user funds and third party services managing the Bitcoin wallet. At the same time, the different Bitcoin debit card offerings are becoming more competitive, which is good for cryptocurrency enthusiasts. Bitcoin Debit Cards Are Convenient At  A Price For …
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Bitcoin Startup Circle Establish Key Partnership With Major South Korean Bank

KB Kookmin Bank, one of the biggest South Korean financial entities, announced the establishment of an alliance to promote financial operations tied to blockchain and mobile technologies. The South Korean financial institution unveiled a memorandum of understandings (MOU) with Bitcoin startups Circle and Coinplug –to work on Blockchain applications–. The agreement also covers a partnership with Trustonic, a company focused on developing mobile technology solutions.  A representative from KB Kookmin Bank stated: …
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Banks Around The World Face Another Stress Test Next Week

Bitcoiners may want to pay close attention to the major bank stress test which is set to take place next week. All of the central banks in the world will participate in this test, and the outcome is anybody’s guess at this stage. It is possible the majority of banks will continue down the same path of not taking any concrete action as a result of the Brexit. Another Stress …
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R3 Consortium Welcomes Absa As First African Bank Partner

It has been a while since we last heard anything from the R3 consortium. Good news does not come in abundance, albeit the consortium is making some waves in the African region of the world. Absa is the first African bank to join R3’s efforts in the world of blockchain technology. This is quite an interesting addition, as South Africa has been relatively quiet on the blockchain front so far. …
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