Paypal Crypto Shows ‘Really Great Results’ Amid Strongest Quarter Ever, CEO Says – Featured Bitcoin News

The CEO of Paypal has revealed that the company’s cryptocurrency business is showing “really great results.” The first quarter was Paypal’s best quarter ever overall and the strongest year in the history of the company, the CEO emphasized. Paypal Sees ‘Really Great Results’ in Its Crypto Efforts Payments giant Paypal reported its first-quarter earnings Wednesday. During the company’s earnings call, President and CEO Dan Schulman said his company “generated $6.033 billion of revenue in Q1, growing a record 31% spot and 29% on an FXN basis.” He said this is…

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Miami commissioner wants to let residents pay taxes in Bitcoin

A Miami-Dade County commissioner is backing a new resolution to allow residents to use cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) to pay local taxes. According to a Thursday document acquired by the Miami New Times, County Commissioner Cohen Higgins has brought a resolution to Miami-Dade’s Infrastructure, Operations and Innovations Committee calling for the establishment of a 13-member crypto task force. The task force would examine the feasibility of allowing residents to pay their county taxes, as well as pay for fees and services, using digital currencies including Bitcoin, Ether (ETH) and Litecoin…

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LTC price hits 13-month high against Bitcoin — All-time high next for Litecoin?

Litecoin (LTC) prices surged by up to 35% to hit a one-year high against Bitcoin (BTC) this week, prompting analysts to predict an extended upside momentum for the remainder of the ongoing monthly session. LTC/BTC 1-week candle chart (Binance). Source: TradingView The LTC/BTC exchange rate touched 6,358 sats during the Asia-Pacific trading hours. The pair later corrected to an intraday low of 5,776 sats ahead of the London opening bell as profit-taking sentiment grew near the sessional peaks. But according to data collected from Glassnode, the downside correction did little…

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Telcoin (TEL) gains 300% after layer-2 migration to the Polygon network

The ability to send money to anyone, anywhere, at any time was one of the original motivations behind Bitcoin (BTC) that helped give rise to the expanding cryptocurrency ecosystem that exists today.  Blockchain-based global remittance platforms are one sector of crypto projects that have evolved over time to help meet the needs of peer-to-peer money transactions, and Telcoin (TEL) is one such project that has made significant gains in 2021. TEL/USDT 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the price of Telcoin has surged more…

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Why Governments Can’t Ban Bitcoin

Worried About A Ban? Then You Need Bitcoin More Than You Think Skeptics often argue that governments will ban Bitcoin when it becomes too important and threatens national sovereignty. At least these critics understand Bitcoin’s importance and the power that state currency monopolies exert over us. What they fail to understand is the power of distributed open-source technologies and the game theory faced by governments when making these decisions. TLDR: Bans are ineffective—they merely cede global technological power to peers. Authoritarian governments are more inclined to attempt regressive regulations. If…

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