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Why Most Tech Companies are Trying to Find Solace in Crypto

Cryptocurrencies have so far become more than just a passing fad. These assets represent the future of global finance and money, and they are on a significant rise that can’t possibly be denied. Since January, Bitcoin alone has risen by almost 100 percent. The asset has broken its previous all-time record high of $20,000, and it settled above the $50,000 mark just two weeks ago. It has been an impressive …
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Tap.Global Launches a Revolutionary Crypto App and Mastercard® approved Prepaid Card

We’ve been watching with bated breath as Tap.Global launches a revolutionary crypto app and Mastercard approved prepaid card. This new product enables users to both store, trade, and spend their crypto all from one centralized app. Tap is changing the game, and partnered with one of the biggest payment providers in the world.  The Tap app  Through the tap app, users can store a variety of crypto in the built-in …
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Mastercard’s Q1 Revenue Affected by Fewer Cryptocurrency Purchases with Credit Cards

There has been an ongoing “war” between Visa, Mastercard, and the cryptocurrency industry. With both major card issuers clamping down on Bitcoin-related debit cards over the past few months, it has become somewhat more difficult to spend cryptocurrency. Mastercard is now blaming the cryptocurrency industry for its reduced Q1 growth. Mastercard vs. Cryptocurrency The past year has been interesting for cryptocurrency, especially where credit and debit cards are concerned. Both Visa and Mastercard …
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Visa and Mastercard Now Charge an Additional Fee for Buying Cryptocurrency

There are many reasons why so many people use the Coinbase exchange. One of the main factors is that the company supports both credit and debit cards to buy Bitcoin and other supported currencies. Unfortunately, it seems there are some issues with these payment methods. A lot of customers have complained about extra charges when using a payment card on Coinbase. It seems such transactions are now considered “cash advances”, which is not …
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