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The Role Of Cryptocurrency In A Cashless Society

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum made their debut before society went cashless — and it still isn’t cashless. People have speculated for many years about the possibility of a cashless society, and many have mostly stopped using cash without looking back. However, this primarily applies to ‘developed’ countries. Bitcoin and Ethereum launched as entirely…

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Hundreds Of U.S. Banks To Offer Cryptocurrency Custody Service

Through a partnership with the cryptocurrency custody firm NYDIG, hundreds of banks in the United States will soon offer Bitcoin custody and trading services to customers — a move that could spur mainstream adoption of Bitcoin. The banking industry has attacked Bitcoin for years, and they’re still doing it. However, they’re suddenly incorporating it into…

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AXA, Switzerland’s Largest Insurer Accepts Bitcoin As Payment

Switzerland’s largest insurance company AXA is now allowing customers to pay their insurance premiums with Bitcoin (BTC). However, this does not include life insurance premiums (for regulatory reasons). This is the first time a Swiss insurance company has allowed customers to pay their premiums with Bitcoin. AXA collaborated with the cryptocurrency broker Bitcoin Suisse to…