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The transformation of the financial services industry is top-of-mind for everyone in the field and blockchain might be the hottest topic in the rapidly changing world of Fintech. The World Economic Forum (WEF) has concluded that blockchain technology “will fundamentally alter the way financial institutions do business around the world” after a year-long study of […]

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The presidential elections in the United States are here and we will know who will be the next president in a couple of days. The rise of Donald Trump has been a phenomenon of sorts. Trump, the Republican Party candidate, is far from your mainstream politician. He is brash, controversial and some might even say […]

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Canada’s central bank, the Bank of Canada, and five other Canadian banks are experimenting with blockchain technology and a possible digital dollar as the growing demand for digital fintech payment systems puts the squeeze on the traditional banking sector. The big Canadian banks are also members of the R3 Consortium, which is working with 50 […]


Australia’s so-called “Big Four” banks will be closely monitored for any attempts to purchase Fintech or blockchain-based startups by the country’s competition regulator. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will scrutinize any dealings or attempts by Australia’s biggest banks to swallow Fintech companies developing technologies like blockchain solutions in the financial sector, revealed the […]

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Blockchain Revolution

A change is coming to financial services that its proponents compare to the introduction of the internet: its effects will be dramatic, but it’s hard to see all its potential yet. The change is the introduction of blockchain, or distributed ledger, technology, which could have broad impacts across banking and trading for both individuals and […]

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Red Bull, a multi-billion dollar energy drink company, has announced the deployment of a Bitcoin-only Red Bull machine, it has been installed in Prague in the Czech Republic, the first machine of Red Bull only accepts Bitcoin as a payment method. The machine was presented at the Hackers Congress at Paralelni Polis, san event sponsored […]


We all know that Russia created something like a “Blockchain Revolution” because they believe that Cryptocurrencies are irrelevant and blockchain is a simpler, faster and more reliable accounting method. The Russian Authorities say YES to Blockchain and NO Bitcoin. Andrey Sharov, The Vice President of Russia’s largest bank, shared his thoughts about the future of […]

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Bitcoin and blockchain technology have actually found its way into the marijuana industry with some very interesting companies “hiding” in the shade till the moment the topic becomes a bit less sensitive or a bit more explored. A company called Medicinal Genomics (MGC), has partnered with some cannabis processors and cultivators to develop genomics-based safety […]


With more merchants accepting Bitcoin and consumers paying with Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies are becoming more legit by the minute. Like it or not, government bodies are beginning to accept the inevitable: They are part of the global financial system, and the old guard will have to deal with it. A group of U.S. regulators called the […]

CoinDesk’s 2016 State of Bitcoin and Blockchain report looks at key trends, data and events from 2015. While the biggest story has been the growing interest in blockchain technology, we at SpicePay are especially interested in the climate for Bitcoin merchants, so let’s zoom in on that. Starting with the big picture, Bitcoin and blockchain […]