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Opera Continues Bullish Crypto Mainstream Drive With Bitcoin Payments

Browser minnow Opera is ramping up cryptocurrency support for Android users in version 54, which has just been released on Tuesday. Among a host of other cosmetic improvements and a new UI, this latest release improves upon the current crypto wallet with support for both Bitcoin and Tron payments. Continue reading Opera Continues Bullish Crypto Mainstream Drive With Bitcoin Payments

Ripple CEO No BTC Bear but Insists XRP Beats Bitcoin for Payments

In a recent interview on Anthony Pompliano’s Off The Chain podcast, Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple, provided unprepared answers to questions sourced from crypto Twitter regarding the operations of Ripple and XRP, Ripple’s XRP sales, and the cryptocurrency ecosystem broadly. Continue reading Ripple CEO No BTC Bear but Insists XRP Beats Bitcoin for Payments

Russia Stunningly Explores a Gold-Backed Crypto to Settle Payments

Russia is reportedly considering the implementation of a gold-backed cryptocurrency, according to Russian news outlet Tass. Immutability and censorship-resistance are useful for governments in certain instances, such as conducting international trade in the face of sanctions. Russia and Iran previously considered using cryptocurrencies for business between the two. Iran later launched a gold-backed cryptocurrency. Continue reading Russia Stunningly Explores a Gold-Backed Crypto to Settle Payments

Facebook Awkwardly Blocks Aussie Restaurant from Bitcoin Payments Ad

Origin Kebabs just wanted to let its followers know that four of its Queensland stores now accept bitcoin as a form of payment. Facebook wasn’t having it and blocked the Aussie restaurant from advertising on the social media platform. Someone might want to tell Mark Zuckerberg before he launches his own FaceCoin or they could find themselves in an awkward spot. Continue reading Facebook Awkwardly Blocks Aussie Restaurant from Bitcoin Payments Ad

The Future of Instant Payments: Which Cryptocurrency Will Take the Lead?

The world of instant payments is just around the corner, that much is certain. Soon, it will take just milliseconds, not days, to settle any kind of transaction all around the world. Cryptocurrencies have been one of the major breakthroughs in developing this capability. Continue reading The Future of Instant Payments: Which Cryptocurrency Will Take the Lead?