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Japanese internet giant GMO has launched a service to allow customers to lend their bitcoins to the company. Customers’ bitcoin balances will be debited from their GMO Coin trading accounts once loan agreements have been reached. This program is similar to the one launched by the hacked exchange Coincheck last year.
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On March 28 the popular online electronics merchant Newegg announced its now allowing residents from Canada the ability to pay for goods using cryptocurrencies. Through its partnership with the payment processing firm Bitpay, the company feels its the right time to offer Canadian customers the ability to pay for items with the digital currencies BCH and BTC.
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The company started accepting bitcoin payments from its U.S. customers in August 2014, but the cryptocurrency market has grown into a trendy asset class since then. The bitcoin option used to represent only a small stream of purchase transactions back then, but the increasing mainstream awareness …
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