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Bitcoin ATMs Worldwide Hit New Milestone, Surpassing 6,000
The number of Bitcoin ATMs that allow people to buy BTC and often other cryptocurrencies has now surpassed 6,000 worldwide
Chinese Army’s Blockchain Provider Approved for New Hyperledger Certification Program - CoinDesk
Hyperledger green-lit a Beijing-based firm that serves the Chinese army to join its new certification program, as military blockchain use expands.
Indian Parliament Will Not Consider Total Crypto Ban in Winter Session
The Indian government will not be considering a crypto-related draft bill during the winter session of Parliament as was previously planned
Visa R&D Arm Develops a Blockchain System That Could Replace Financial Data Aggregators - CoinDesk
Visa has been quietly developing a blockchain system that could upend how banks transfer data to consumer financial apps like Mint and Credit Karma.
John McAfee: Authorities Should Not Expect Crypto Firms to Stop Crypto Crimes
American entrepreneur and crypto advocate John McAfee has stated that it is not the responsibility of cryptocurrency firms to help prevent crypto’s use in crime
Coinbase Expands Reach of Visa Card in Europe, Adds 5 New Cryptos - CoinDesk
The exchange has added new crypto options to its Visa debit card, including XRP, XLM and REP, and also expanded availability to 10 more nations.
German Airline Company Hahn Air Issues Tickets on Blockchain
German airline Hahn Air claims to be the first airline company to issue tickets on a blockchain, through a partnership with Winding Tree