A Major Philippine Bank Just Launched Crypto ATMs and it May Fuel Massive Bitcoin Adoption

According to local publications, Union Bank of the Philippines, one of the largest commercial banks in the Philippines, has launched the country’s first crypto ATM. The bank said in an official statement obtained by Philstar that the purpose of the ATM is to provide local users an easy way to convert cryptocurrency to fiat and vice versa. The crypto ATM developed and distributed by UnionBank is a two-way machine, allowing users to purchase and sell cryptocurrencies. “In the bank’s continued quest to cater to the evolving needs and tastes of customers, including clients who use virtual currency, the ATM will

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Why Samsung & Opera’s Crypto Wallets Will Fuel Mass Bitcoin Adoption

This week, major browser operator Opera has integrated a feature to purchase crypto into its Android app less than three months since announcing its plans to further explore blockchain technology. With a partnership with Safello, a European crypto exchange, users are now able to purchase cryptocurrencies directly from the Opera browser. Frank Schuil, CEO of Safello, said: “With Safello brokerage on the Opera mobile browser for Android, both new and experienced users can now easily transact cryptocurrencies in the most secure and fastest way possible. The functionality to purchase crypto is right at their fingertips.” The announcement of Opera comes

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Bitcoin and pot help fuel 'frenetic activity' in retail investing: TD Ameritrade CEO

There has been a "spectacular" increase in retail investor activity, thanks in part to cryptocurrencies and marijuana-related securities, TD Ameritrade CEO Tim Hockey told CNBC. Helping fuel that growth is millennials. New accounts from clients ages 35 and younger jumped 72 percent last quarter …
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