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Watch Civic's CEO Talk About His New Cross-Border Payment System
The Civic Wallet is a noncustodial money transfer system that uses your face instead of complex keys.
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This Tiny Crypto Startup Has Lessons for Libra's 'Unbanked' Dreams
If Facebook’s Libra project truly aims to serve the globe’s 1.7 billion unbanked, Hong Kong-based Bitspark might offer some insights.
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Overstock Caps Series A for Bitcoin Startup Ripio With $400k Funding
Overstock subsidiary Medici Ventures has added the South American bitcoin payments startup to its stable of blockchain-focused investments.
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Why Bitcoin Regulation Lags Where it's Needed Most
Africa has significant market potential for bitcoin companies, but its challenging regulatory environment is deterring development.
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Bitcoin Startups Bring Rebittance Service to Argentina and Mexico
Volabit and SatoshiTango have opened a bitcoin-powered international money bridge to transfer fiat between Mexico and Argentina.
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Traditional Remittance Provider Adds Bitcoin Services in Latin America
Bitex.la has joined with More Money Transfers to offer customers fiat-to-bitcoin deposit services across Latin America.
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Boston Fed Researchers: We’re Bullish on Bitcoin as a Technology
CoinDesk speaks with researchers from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to learn more about their thoughts on bitcoin and its role in payments tech.
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Bitcoin Powers New Worldwide Cellphone Top-Up Service
Mobile payments pioneer mHITs has created a bitcoin platform it claims is the "easiest way" to send phone credit across borders.
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Palarin Brings Coinbase-Inspired Bitcoin Services to the Philippines
Palarin offers simple-to-use bitcoin-based financial tools in the Philippines, helping ease remittance pain points.
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