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Prime XBT Joins the Crypto Valley Association

Cryptocurrency trading platform Prime XBT announced on Tuesday it has joined the Crypto Valley Association (CVA). As previously reported, CVA is a leading blockchain focused advocacy group which has worked closely with Swiss public officials to foster an ecosystem of innovation in the small European… Read More

Global Tech Solutions Company Avnet Partners With BitPay To Now Accept Cryptocurrency

Global technology distributor Avnet (NYSE: AVT) announced on Tuesday it has BitPay to now accept cryptocurrency on its platform. Avnet reported that when a customer elects to make a purchase with Bitcoin (BTC) or Bitcoin Cash (BCH), it will work with BitPay to verify the funds,… Read More

BitGo Announces Support For BCAP ERC-20 Token From Blockchain Capital

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Tuesday it is now supporting the BCAP ERC-20 token from Blockchain Capital. BitGo reported that in addition to multi-signature wallet security, its clients may custody their BCAP assets with BitGo Trust Company, which is a qualified custodian that provides… Read More

Asian Blockchain Information Platform CoinNess Compelts Series A Funding Round led by Chinese Venture Capital ShunWei Capital, QF Capital, & FreesFund

CoinNess, an Asian cryptocurrency and blockchain information provider, announced on Monday it closed its Series A round funding calculated in millions of dollars, led by Chinese leading venture capital ShunWei Capital, QF Capital, and FreesFund. Speaking about the investment, Peter TAN, CEO of CoinNess, stated:… Read More

Coinbase Announces Stellar Lumens (XLM) Launch on Coinbase Pro

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced last week it would be launching Stellar Lumens (XLM) on its Coinbase Pro platform. According to Coinbase, support for XLM will be immediately available in Coinbase’s supported jurisdictions, with the exception of New York State, with additional jurisdictions may be added… Read More

Universal Protocol Alliance Launches Interoperable Bitcoin “Universal Bitcoin (UPBTC)”

The Universal Protocol Alliance, a group of leading blockchain companies including Bittrex International, Brave, Blockchain at Berkeley, Uphold, Cred and CertiK, announced earlier this week the launch of its Universal Bitcoin (UPBTC), which is described as an Ethereum-compatible Bitcoin that earns an annual ten percent… Read More

South Korean Digital Asset Exchange Upbit Now Listing Crypto.com Chain Token (CRO)

Upbit, a digital asset exchange based in South Korea, announced on Friday it is now listing Crypto.com Chain Token (CRO). According to Upbit, the Crypto.com Chain is a high-performing public blockchain powering Crypto.com Pay, which allows customers to pay for goods and services with cryptocurrency… Read More

Tendermint Scores $9M Series A Round & Leads Interchain Foundation’s New Cosmos Network

The Interchain Foundation, a Swiss non-profit foundation supporting research and development for secure and scalable open-source software, has launched Cosmos Network, a decentralized network of independent, scalable and interoperable blockchains. The Foundation views the Cosmos Network as the next step in the evolution of blockchain… Read More

Crypto Wallet & Exchange Abra Announces Expansion of Support For Ethereum

Abra, a U.S.-based all-in-one cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, announced on Wednesday it has expanded support for the Ethereum platform by adding native integration of Ethereum’s currency, ether (ETH). Abra users may now deposit, invest, and withdraw ether directly from the Abra app. Abra reported that… Read More

Aave Debuts Bitcoin on Ethereum-Based Crypto Lending Marketplace ETHLend

Aave, a UK-based tech company which specializes in the development of decentralized and hybrid blockchain applications, announced last week it has launched Bitcoin on its cryptocurrency lending marketplace ETHLend. According to Aave, the release introduces the capability for the ETHLend users to use their Bitcoin holdings as… Read More

eToro Wallet Mobile App Now Allowing Users to Buy Crypto With Fiat

Global investment platform, eToro, announced on Monday that its eToro Wallet mobile app is now allowing users to buy cryptocurrency with fiat. According to eToro, all cryptoassets available in the eToro Wallet (currently Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and XRP) may now be purchased directly… Read More

eToro Launches Cryptocurrency Trading Platform & Wallet in the U.S.

Global investment platform, eToro, announced on Thursday the launch of its cryptocurrency trading platform and wallet in the U.S. eToro reported that eth the launch, U.S. customers with diverse levels of expertise may use its platform to collaborate with one another to find cryptoasset trading… Read More

U.S. Blockchain Trading Platform Bittrex Lists Crypto.com Chain Token on International Exchange

Crypto.com, a Hong Kong-based payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced on Friday its Crypto.com Chain Token (CRO) has been listed on Bittrex International, an international exchange by a premier U.S.-based blockchain trading platform Bittrex. According to Crypto.com, the Crypto.com Chain is a “high-performing” native blockchain powering… Read More

Swiss Fintech Avaloq Joins the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced on Thursday it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), which is an open source blockchain initiative. Avaloq reported that as a member of the EEA it will collaborate with… Read More

Goldmoney Ceasing Cryptocurrency Operations

Canada fintech firm and direct online access to securely vaulted and insured precious metals, Goldmoney, Inc. (TSX: XAU) announced on Wednesday it has decided to exit the cryptocurrency business and will be removing digital currency off of its platform.  Goldmoney reported it will work with its customers… Read More

BlockFi’s Interest Account Goes Live; Now Offering 6.2% Compounding Interest to Crypto Holders

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Cryptoasset-to-USD lender BlockFi announced on Monday the launch of its new program, BlockFi Interest Account (BIA). According to BlockFi, BIA allows users to securely store their Bitcoin or Ether on the BlockFi platform and receive 6% annual interest, paid monthly in cryptocurrency. It was revealed:… Read More

SharesPost Latest Crypto Survey Reveals: Investors Remain Bullish About Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology

SharesPost, a private company liquidity solutions and private capital markets research provider, announced on Tuesday the release of its new crypto survey, which revealed that consumers and investors remain “bullish” about the long-term prospects of cryptocurrency and blockchain despite the claimed decline in values over… Read More

Crypto Exchange Covesting Announces First Listing

Covesting, a cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform, announced on Tuesday the first listing on the platform. According to Covesting, DigiByte token becomes the first ever listing under the supervision of Covesting and GFSC. Covesting explained: “DigiByte (DGB) is a rapidly growing global blockchain with a… Read More

Brazil’s CoinBene Announces Integration of Dash on Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform

CoinBene, a Brazil-based cryptocurrency exchange, announced last week it is set to integrate Dash onto its platform. Founded in 2017, CoinBene claims to be the world’s leading trustworthy crypto assets platform and has users from more than 200 countries worldwide. Speaking about the integration, the Dash… Read More

Dukascopy Bank Launches Cryptocurrency “Dukascoin”

Dukascopy Bank, a Switzerland-based banking group, announced on Friday the launch of its very own cryptocurrency, Dukascoin (DUK+). Dukascopy Bank claims that Dukacoin is the first payment coin issued for public use by a licensed and regulated Swiss bank. In an open letter, Dr. Andre… Read More

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