The biggest investment bank in Brazil, BTG Pactual, is launching a new platform – Mynt, that will allow direct buying and selling of Bitcoin and Ethereum.
A Russian court, the Supreme Court of Tatarstan, has issued an arrest warrant for three founders of Finiko. Finiko posed as an investment company but turned out to be a Ponzi scheme.
Newyork based property management company, Magnum Real Estate Group, will accept payments in Bitcoin for the sale of three ground-level shops located in Manhattan. The Bitcoin payment service provider, Bitpay, would be responsible for processing all the cryptocurrency transactions.
XRP holders are going after tech giant Apple for allowing bad actors, which is listed in its App Store. The holders allege that these apps have stolen their assets and information.
American Multinational financial technology company, Paypal, has announced its eligibility to all UK customers. Customers can now buy, sell or hold Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin.
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In August, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC), the nation’s most prominent movie theater chain, said that it would accept bitcoin for online ticket and concession sales before the end of the year in its second-quarter results report.
A new partnership between search engine giant Google and Canadian blockchain studio Dapper Labs has triggered excitement in the crypto and NFT community.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has placed a job advertisement for a position inside its Central Bank Digital Currency research division amid the current Senate investigation into crypto legislation in the country.
The press release that went out on Monday, September 13, announcing a partnership with U.S. retail giant Walmart and Litecoin turns out to be fake.
Two former senior executives of the Ripple blockchain firm, Jeremy Light and Richard Bell plan to launch another micropayment network based on blockchain technology. PingNpay, a micropayment startup that will begin operations next year, was established with the...
The U.S. Securities and Exchange is threatening to sue crypto exchange Coinbase if it proceeds to launch its yield-generating product called Coinbase Lend.
Following El Salvador’s decision to make bitcoin legal currency, a poll was undertaken to see if Americans favor or oppose a similar move in the United States. Sixty-one percent of the 4,912 people who took part in the survey did not oppose it.
A former Suffolk County I.T. supervisor, Christopher Naples, was arrested and charged with several crimes for running a crypto mining business at a government facility. According to the New York Times, Suffolk County authorities claim that Naples used stolen energy to...
Coinbase Pro, the professionally-oriented arm of popular U.S. exchange Coinbase, has listed Dogecoin’s rival the Shiba Inu.
Given the company’s latest action, Mastercard’s emphasis on crypto and digital currency seems to have taken on a new dimension.
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seems to have nailed another culprit that conducted the 2017 Initial Coin Offering without prior registration.
On Tuesday, El Salvador became the first nation to officially accept Bitcoin as legal tender, and Starbucks, the World’s Largest Coffee Company extended its payment capabilities to accommodate Bitcoin.
The Popular fast-food franchise McDonald’s is heeding to El Salvador’s formal recognition of Bitcoin as legal payment, hardly a day after El Salvador’s government announced to impose sanctions on Anti-Bitcoin Businesses.
Brazil’s traditional banks are set to start offering cryptocurrency services thanks to global payments giant Visa. Visa plans to integrate cryptocurrency solutions into traditional banking platforms in Brazil. According to Eduardo Abreu, the vice president of new...
Javier Argueta, a legal adviser to El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele, yesterday come out publicly to announce that El Salvador’s Anti-Bitcoin businesses who refuse to conduct Bitcoin transactions and utilize the national Chivo wallet will face sanctions under the country’s Consumer Protection Law.
Singapore, the hub of digital currency innovations, has moved a step further in the upcoming Global Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) challenge.
Solana has been on the positive side of the recent Bull Run in the cryptocurrency market. Sol, the native cryptocurrency of the Solana blockchain, has risen in value, overtaking Dogecoin from the seventh rank in the crypto market cap chart.
Seety, a Belgian digital parking company, has added support for crypto payments for parking tickets.
The adage of “too many cooks spoil the broth” seems to have materialized in Ethereum, according to Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin.
Social media platform Twitter is working on adding Bitcoin to its Tip jar feature, according to the latest reports. Twitter’s “Tip Jar,” is a feature launched earlier this year, which allows users to send each other money as a show of appreciation for content...
The Australian government is considering drafting new laws that would tighten regulations around services such as Apple Pay and Google Pay.
According to the national newspaper El Diario de Hoy, deputies of El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly’s Finance Commission decided Monday to establish a $150 million Bitcoin trust to trade Bitcoin and US dollars in El Salvador.
Binance Australia has announced the hiring of Leigh Travers, the former CEO of local blockchain technology and payments business DigitalX as its new CEO.
Popular crypto exchange Binance has announced that it will start listing Gnosis (GNO), an Ethereum-based ERC-20 token.
Both FTX and FTX.US have successfully completed and passed all the requirements under the US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) audit, and they plan to continue outsourcing audits from them.
Cuba, a nation in North America, wants to officially recognize and control Bitcoin among other cryptocurrencies.
Former Facebook executive, Kate Rouch, has joined cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase as its Chief Marketing Officer.
According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Morgan Stanley owns numerous Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) shares.
Popular crypto exchange Binance is now free to operate in the UK following clearance by the region’s regulatory body, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Business analytics and mobility platform MicroStrategy’s CEO Michael Saylor announced yesterday via Twitter that the company has purchased an additional $177 million worth of Bitcoin.
A new Worldline and Bitcoin Suisse partnership will see the access of crypto payments to over 85,000 merchants in Switzerland.
PayPal Holdings Inc. (PYPL.O) said on Monday that clients in the United Kingdom would be able to buy, trade, and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies beginning this week.
The local affiliate of Binance in Singapore has appointed Richard Teng, the former Chief Regulatory officer of Singapore Exchange Ltd., as its CEO.
The former United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, has received a new role at the recently unicorn bestowed status, Fireblocks.
Crypto exchange Binance is facing another legal action. It is not the CFTC threatening the world’s largest exchange this time.
Binance has been betrayed by its own crypto traders. But on the traders’ side, Binance betrayed them first on May 19 when it suspended trading and liquidated all running positions during an outage.
Liquid, a licensed crypto exchange in Japan, has stopped asset deposits and withdrawals after its hot wallets were compromised in a security breach. According to The Block, the stolen assets are valued at up to $74 million. Liquid's hot wallets hacked In a Tweet on...
The Dogecoin Foundation is coming back with a bang if its advisory board members are anything to go by. Among them is a long-time associate of Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, Jared Birchall.
United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a Michigan-based wholesale lender, plans to accept cryptocurrency payments by the end of 2021. The company plans to launch its cryptocurrency effort using Bitcoin in the third or fourth fiscal quarter. UWM’s crypto choice of payment...
The United States government is offering rewards to any informants who will submit anonymous tips or information concerning operations of enemy state-backed hackers or suspected terrorists.
Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk has hinted in the past the possibility of the electric car maker accepting Dogecoin payments. Despite his poll garnering massive yes votes, Tesla is yet to accept any other cryptocurrency after dropping Bitcoin. All hope is not lost though for...
Microsoft, the creator of Windows operating system and Office productivity suite, is working hard to implement anti-piracy mechanisms. Microsoft's research group examined a blockchain-based incentive system to strengthen anti-piracy efforts in a recent study published...
American retail giant Walmart seems to be diving into cryptocurrency if its latest job ad is anything to go by. A few hours ago, Walmart posted on LinkedIn that it was looking for a product lead for its digital currency and cryptocurrency division. The digital...
The UK police have seized a cumulative total of $22.25 million from cryptocurrency scam operators this week. Among the possessions seized was a USB stick with Ethereum worth 9.5 million US dollars. The USB stick was apprehended in possession of a 25-year-old female...
According to an article in the business magazine Barron's, Intel, the world's biggest semiconductor chip maker, revealed on Friday that it holds a 3,014-share interest in cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Intel Buys Coinbase Shares In the article, Intel seems to have...