Rakuten, a major Japanese e-commerce and business giant, announced that it would be launching crypto to e-pay transaction service for its customers.
On Thursday, GlobaliD announced on Twitter that it would be launching a free XRP Mastercard card in the US very soon. The incentive behind the card is that holders will get free XRP when they spend money.
A study conducted by Crypto.com has revealed that the total number of people active in the cryptocurrency scene has, for the first time, reached its highest at 100 million users.
Major crypto exchange firm, Coinbase Global Inc. has announced its filing of a registration statement to the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission.
Major crypto exchange and derivatives trading platform OKEx announced that it would be supporting two stablecoins, USDT and USDC, on the Algorand blockchain protocol.
The blockchain-based payment company Ripple has just gotten registered as a business in the state of Wyoming, US
The two-year-long legal battle between the New York Attorney General Office and crypto firms Bitfinex and Tether finally came to an end with an $18.5 million settlement.
On Friday, an anonymous benefactor donated $800,000 in bitcoin to Massachusetts-based non-profit medical health center Cape Cod Healthcare.
Tesla and SpaceX’s CEO Elon Musk and Euro Pacific Capital CEO and vocal bitcoin critic Peter Schiff got into a Twitter exchange that led to Musk concluding that Schiff may as well be holding cryptocurrency.
One of the Swiss Confederation member states, the Canton of Zug, has begun accepting cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin and Ether) as tax payments starting this week.
LiquidApps has collaborated with Bancor to combine their technologies and build a bridge connecting Polkadot and Ethereum.
Un-expectedly, the CEO of BitPay, Stephen Pair, made the announcement of BitPay’s new partnership with Simplex, a fiat/crypto market leader.
Bill Gates has not been one to shy on his opinion about Bitcoin. The billionaire has always remained inflexible on the importance of digitizing money and bringing down transaction money. However, Bitcoin did not meet his standards for one reason- its transactions are...
Square Inc.’s owner, Jack Dorsey, has recently partnered with Lamar Wilson to provide black folks opportunities to enter into the bitcoin millionaire market in the United States.
On Monday, February 15, Hollywood actress, Lindsay Lohan, took to Twitter to announce that she was having a $10,000 Ethereum giveaway for her fans.
Kiklabb disclosed that it had started accepting payment in cryptocurrencies for its services earlier this week. Kiklabb is an entity owned by the Dubai Government organization called Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation.
In an interview with CNN’s Julia Chatterley yesterday, Microsoft’s president, Brad Smith, explained that their company has yet to have any discussions about putting Bitcoin on its balance sheets.
Kyrgyzstani National Bank (NBKR)in Central Asia has plans underway to authorize crypto exchanges in the country, according to Tazabek, a local Kyrgyz publication
The UK crypto exchange Exmo has reported having their servers down for a better part of this morning due to a DDoS attack.
On Monday, Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum co-creator, announced a proposal for the first hard fork upgrade on Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain, provisionally known as HF1. The change in protocol was made to allow developers to bring several vital upgrades to the newly launched...
Legendary crypto artist, Cryptograffiti, went on a bitcoin campaign in January. The street artists erected Bitcoin billboards across 12 of America’s Federal Reserve Bank Cities.
A group identifying themselves as the SatoshiStreetbets has announced plans to launch their own cryptocurrency token in February.
Having the richest man on the planet, Elon Musk, rooting for Dogecoin, it was only inevitable to have it creating headlines. As of Friday last week, Nissan corporation announced that it would be accepting the currency as a form of payment. Elon’s famous tweet on the...
Recently, rumors emerged that Kate Garraway, one of the four celebrity presenters of the UK’s popular television show, Good Morning Britain, has invested in Bitcoin, uses and supports Bitcoin trading systems. Hip-hop artist Snoop Dog, American media personality Paris...
In a much-overlooked report by the World Economic Forum, the Deutsche Bank is featured presenting proof of concept for crypto custody.
On Friday, UK-based blockchain analytics firm, Elliptic reported that renowned cybercriminal and founder of Joker’s Stash, darknet’s largest marketplace, is retiring.
BitPay announced today that its card users can now sign into Apple wallet and pay for purchases using Apple Pay.
IOTA Foundation and Dell Technologies will be illustrating the long-awaited Project Alvarium on February 24. The revelation is according to a blog post shared by IOTA on Twitter.
True to the famous quote, ‘If you can’t beat them, join them,’ the payment giant MasterCard has sought to start supporting cryptocurrencies in their network.
On Thursday, America's oldest bank, Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon, announced that it would roll out bitcoin and other cryptocurrency services for its asset-management clients. According to BNY Mellon's asset-servicing business CEO, Roman Regelman, the bank is diving...
Amazon’s recent job posting is hinting at a digital currency project launch in Mexico. The innovative e-commerce giant could be expanding its clutch on the digital currency scene if the speculation on the job postings turns out to be true.
The renowned ride-hailing company, Uber, is looking into incorporating bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a payment option for its customers. Uber’s CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, announced this during her interview at CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Thursday.
The community shared a post on the Tesla website proposing that the electric car-marker adds XMR as a payment alternative.
North Korea stole over $300 million worth cryptocurrencies to fund its banned nuclear weapons and missile programs. A confidential UN report said the specific estimate is $316.4 million in cryptocurrencies, stolen between 2019 to November 2020.
Suppose you want to pay someone to commit a crime, and you plan to remain exclusively unattached to the deed in case all hell breaks loose.
Tesla surprised many in the financial industry on Monday after reports of its addition of Bitcoin to its Balance sheet. United States Securities and Exchange Commission established this news through a filing.
On Friday, February 12, members of the G7 group will be holding a virtual meeting, which will be the first one held after the inception of President Joe Biden’s administration.
Iran is among the countries that have been at the forefront in embracing bitcoin. It pioneered in legalizing Bitcoin as a means of payment within its borders. The latest news is that the country allegedly owns over 45,000 bitcoin mining machines. Iran to Overcome US...
David Adedeji Adeleke, African hip hop artist popularly known by his stage name Davido, has hinted at launching his own Bitcoin trading company.
ErisX, a cryptocurrency derivatives platform, made a proposal to Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) requesting it to pass three Sport Betting Futures meant to serve as “risk hedging” tools.
Tesla announced that it has invested $1.5 Billion worth of BTC at the electric car maker under CEO Elon Musk and planned to start accepting its payments in the form of cryptocurrency.
The third wealthiest man in Mexico, Ricardo Salinas Pliego, has updated his Twitter biography to include Bitcoin. This move has picked up a trend among high ranking investors in the cryptocurrency, including BTC whales such as Michael Saylor and Anthony Scaramucci.
There is a trend where big names are backing cryptocurrencies, the latest being Dogecoin. Popular American rapper, Snoop Dogg, is the newest celebrity to rally behind the buzzing joke crypto. Snoop Dogg attached a filter edited cover photo of his seventh studio album...
Serbian man Antonije Stojilkovic and his partners have allegedly defrauded crypto investors a lump sum of money. The money is totaling just above $70 Million. The US Department of Justice has revealed that the Serbian government handed Stojilkovic to the US for trial....
Bitcoin booster and tech investor Chamath Palihapitiya made it clear on Wednesday, 3rd January, in an “All-In” podcast that he is not running for the California governor.
Gartner, a research firm, emphasized in its blogpost the need for centralized payment companies such as Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal to offer blockchain-based stablecoin payment.
Mayor Francis Suarez of the City of Miami has revealed he is envisioning payment of salaries using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in his county.
An insurer that had brought Bitfinex into a lawsuit for handling BTC he had paid to a cyber blackmailer has dropped the case
Colombian banks and prominent crypto exchanges will be partnering to work together on cryptoasset transactions pilot
Bitmex has appointed the former CCO for China’s bank as their new non-executive board member.