Tagged: digital currency

OKEx Announces Restoration of Full Range of Services For Users By Reopening Digital Asset Withdrawals

OKEx, a top 20 crypto exchange, announced on Friday it has restored its full range of services for its users by reopening withdrawals of all digital assets. OKEx reported that its team ran comprehensive security checks prior to resuming normal operations of the hot wallet… Read More

Coinsquare Appoints New Board Members & Applies to Operate As a Regulated Digital Asset Marketplace in Canada

Canadian cryptocurrency platform Coinsquare announced earlier this week it has appointed Nicholas Thadaney and Wendy Rudd to its Board of Directors According to Coinsquare, the appointment news follow the confirmation of Stacey Hoisak as Coinsquare’s new Chief Executive Officer, and the appointments of Lawrence Truong as… Read More

Chainalysis Explains Why Authorities Must Look Beyond Direct Counterparties to Understand Risks Associated with Crypto Addresses

Chainalysis, a leading blockchain research firm, says that the best way to assess or determine the risk of a virtual currency address or group of associated addresses (e.g., like a wallet) is to analyze all the other addresses with which it has conducted transactions. According… Read More

CertiK Unveils Membership-Based Plan CertiKShield To Provide Reimbursements For Lost Or Stolen Cryptocurrency

CertiK, a U.S.-based end-to-end cybersecurity solutions provider, announced on Tuesday the launch of CertiKShield, which is a decentralized, membership-based plan to provide reimbursements for lost of stolen cryptocurrency assets of any blockchain network. According to CertiK, CertiKShield membership enables claimants to be reimbursed if their… Read More

Travala.com’s Latest Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Nears £1.1 Million During the Final Week on Crowdcube

  Travala, a service that lets users pay for hotel reservations with digital currencies, is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with nearly £1.1 million raised. The funding round, which originally sought to raise £500,000, has attracted more than 800 Crowdcube… Read More

BitPay Joins Forces With Travala.com to Launch Crypto Travel Gift Cards

 Travala.com, a blockchain-based travel booking service, announced on Thursday it has joined forces with cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay to power Travala.com’s new Travel Gift Cards. According to Travala.com, the collaboration will enable cryptocurrency holders to purchase gift cards redeemable for over three million travel products… Read More

Hong Kong Crypto Platform Crypto.com Releases Polish Version of Mobile App & Exchange

Just days after announcing the Turkish version of its mobile crypto app and exchange, Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced the platform’s Polish version. With the Turkish and Polish version platform will now support French, Spanish, Korean, Italian, Portuguese, and Chinese. As previously reported, Crypto.com serves more… Read More

Glint Pay Reportedly Secures £2.5 Million Through Latest Investment Round

Glint Pay Inc. (Glint), a subsidiary of the U.K.-based fintech company that makes gold an alternative global currency by enabling its clients to buy, sell, save and spend their physical gold instantly through the Glint Debit Mastercard and Glint App, reportedly secured £2.5 million through… Read More

PayBito Announces Trading Platform Upgrades

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange PayBito announced on Friday it has upgraded its trading platform by offering new features for an improved user experience. According to PayBito, the new enhancements include a global order book for the traders to receive direct market access. “The direct market access by PayBito… Read More

BitPay Launches Mass Payout Service “BitPay Send”

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Thursday the launch of BitPay Send. According to BitPay, BitPay Send is described as a new mass payout service that enables organizations of all sizes to pay employees, affiliates, customers, vendors, contractors, and others with cryptocurrency. The service… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinmerce Added to the Crypto Registry of the Dutch Central Bank

Coinmerce, a Dutch cryptocurrency platform, announced on Monday it has been added to the crypto registry of the Dutch Central Bank. Coinmerce claims it is one of the first companies that offer both wallet and trading functionalities in The Netherlands that is accepted. Founded in… Read More

Crypto.com Releases Turkish Version of Mobile App & Exchange

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com recently announced the release of the Turkish version of the mobile app and exchange. The crypto portal’s app and exchange already support French, Spanish, Korean, Italian, Portuguese, and Chinese. As previously reported, Crypto.com serves more than three million customers by providing… Read More

Sygnum Bank Launches Tezos Staking With Stake Rewards of Up to 5% Annually

Sygnum Bank, a licensed digital asset bank, recently claims it is the first regulated bank to launch staking for Tezos (XTZ), an open-source protocol backed by a global community of 1300+ validators, researchers and developers. According to Sygnum, XTZ may now be deposited and staked,… Read More

Bitcoin IRA Unveils New Cryptocurrency IRA Knowledge Center

  Bitcoin IRA, a company that allows individuals to invest in cryptocurrency, announced on Friday the launch of its new Crypto Knowledge Center. According to Bitcoin IRA, the center provides a dedicated hub for educational information specifically for blockchain, cryptocurrency, and self-direct retirement accounts. “Bitcoin… Read More

Wirex Unveils “Rising Women in Crypto Power List”

Digital payments platform Wirex announced on Monday the unveiling of its “2020 Rising Women in Crypto Power List” Wirex claims that the List, which was done in partnership with The Fintech Times, received a total of 367 entries and features the ten most inspirational women… Read More

NEM Joins Forces with Simplex to Enable Fiat Credit & Debit Purchases Globally

  NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investments arm of the NEM blockchain ecosystem, announced earlier this week it has joined forces with fiat infrastructure provider Simplex to help make XEM,  NEM’s native token, purchasable by credit and debit card through Simplex’s global network of… Read More

Prime Trust Debuts Proprietary Core Banking Software For Fractional Assets

Prime Trust, a blockchain-driven trust company, announced on Friday the launch of PrimeCore, which is a proprietary core banking software for fractional assets, including cryptocurrency. According to Prime Trust, PrimeCore operates as a secure, cloud-based SaaS that is accessible entirely through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)…. Read More

Coinbase Milestone: Coinbase Card Makes Debut in the U.S.

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced on Wednesday its Coinbase Card has made its debut in the U.S. Coinbase reported that the card allows crypto to be used for payments and purchases online and in-store, as well as ATM withdraws.  “The introduction of Coinbase Card was a significant milestone… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange & Custodian Gemini Announces Support For EUR Deposits & Trading

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini), a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Wednesday it is now supporting the Euro (EUR) for deposits and trading on its platform. According to Gemini, the platform’s users may now purchase all available cryptos with EUR on mobile app and… Read More

Developments related to Central Bank Digital Currencies have “Accelerated Dramatically” During Past 18 Months: Report

A report published by Global Digital Finance notes that during the past 18 months, the developments related to central bank digital currencies (CBDC) have “accelerated dramatically.” CBDC projects have gone from the research stage to formulating key policy requirements. Countries like China have even introduced… Read More

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