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Gazprom Neft uses blockchain tech to streamline aircraft refueling

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Russian oil firm Gazprom Neft’s aviation subsidiary — Gazpromneft-Aero — announced Monday that it has completed a successful pilot of its blockchain-based refueling project, Smart Fuel....
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OLB Group enables crypto payments for thousands of US merchants

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OLB Group (OLB), a New York-based e-commerce merchant service provider, is making it easier for businesses to accept cryptocurrency payments. OLB’s more than 8,500 merchants...
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Firm in Portugal to accept Bitcoin for electricity bills

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Luzboa, a small energy trading company in Portugal, will soon start accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as payment for electricity. The company’s president Pedro Morais Leitão announced...
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The Bahamas gets a card for its sand dollar national digital currency

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The Bahamas is moving to make its national digital currency more accessible by launching a prepaid card for the “sand dollar.” The Central Bank of...
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People don’t want a ‘non-uniform currency’ like Bitcoin, says Fed president

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James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, seemingly doesn’t understand why many are looking to cryptocurrency as a medium of exchange...
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Diem gets closer to launch as Fireblocks and First introduce new payment infrastructure

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The Diem Association is progressing towards launch with a new technical upgrade that reportedly allows more financial institutions to connect with the payment network.  Crypto...