Hodler’s Digest, April 8–14: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Top Stories This Week NYT Reporter: Facebook Seeking $1 Billion in Venture Capital for Crypto Project According to a tweet by New York Times (NYT) tech reporter Nathaniel Popper, Facebook is reportedly looking to various venture capital firms to develop its digital token that has been previously reported on. Popper, citing unnamed sources familiar with…

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Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar. Also read: Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for…

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US Payment Giant Visa Seeks Crypto and Blockchain Talent for Tech Product Manager

American payment services firm Visa has published a crypto and blockchain-related job opening on San Francisco-based recruiting software firm SmartRecruiters on March 6. Global financial services corporation Visa is seeking blockchain talent for the position of Technical Product Manager at Visa Fintech in their Palo Alto office. The person will be responsible for the execution…

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Are Mastercard and VISA Cutting Out Unregulated Crypto Brokers and ICOs?

On October 12, Finance Magnates reported that payment giants Mastercard and VISA will both soon group cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) jurisdictions in a new “high risk” category. What are the consequences for those ‘high risk’ merchants? According to the publication’s undisclosed sources, the ban will be applied to brokers who operate “from unregulated…

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VIDEO: The Bitcoin News Show #81 – HodlHodl, Quebec Halts Crypto Mining Approvals, 51% Attacks

The Bitcoin News Show for the week of June 4th with your host @theonevortex and special guests @TuurDemeester and @keidunm and @romansnitko from @hodlhodl. Quick Bits: R3 reportly running out of money, but the entire crypto community not only expected this, but doesn’t seem to mind either “These are the guys who said “The Bitcoin…

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Op-ed: Visa vs. Cryptocurrency — It’s Only a Matter of Time

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month.The use case for cryptocurrency and decentralized payment networks was reinforced this week as Visa payments throughout Europe were disrupted, leaving thousands of people unable to pay for goods and services. The BBC reports that people were left stranded — unable to pay for…

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VIDEO: Daily: Altcoins getting a boost / Amazon’s Blockchain Patent

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VIDEO: The Bitcoin Group #170 – Bitcoin $16,000 – Ripple’s Rise – Visa Crackdown – Segwit Adoption

Donate Bitcoin: 3NqhJSAikoFiYmZm3ACGzdw9Lr86ZiLT7K Be a Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/madbitcoins Subscribe to the WCN Audio Podcast on Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/world-crypto-network/id825708806?mt=2 Featuring… Tone Vays (https://twitter.com/ToneVays) Jeffrey Jones (https://twitter.com/theonevortex) and Thomas Hunt (https://twitter.com/MadBitcoins) THIS WEEK: —————————- Bitcoin sails above $16,000 | Capital.com https://capital.com/bitcoin-sails-above-16-000 Ripple: Rise of Bitcoin competitor Ripple briefly makes founders richer than Zuckerberg https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/newsbuzz/rise-of-bitcoin-competitor-ripple-briefly-makes-founders-richer-than-zuckerberg/articleshow/62375824.cms Coinbase Rejects Ripple Integration Rumors,…

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