Tagged: digital currency

London Block Exchange Announces First Digital Pound Sterling Ever is Mined, Minted, & Used Through AlphaPoint Partnership

London Block Exchange, a multi-cryptocurrency exchange dedicated to the UK market, announced late last month that the first ever digital pound sterling through its partnership with AlphaPoint, a global blockchain technology company focused on enabling institutions to issue digital assets and to operate digital asset… Read More

PumaPay Announces Crypto-to-Crypto Conversion Feature

PumaPay announced last week it is now offering crypto-to-crypto conversion in the PumaPay Cryptocurrency Wallet. PumaPay reported that with the latest update, in addition to exchanges, PMA may now be converted right int he wallet. This process can notably be done straight in the wallet app’s Android version, with… Read More

Canadian Exchange Coinsquare Acquires BlockEQ to Expand Cryptocurrency Offerings

Canadian cryptocurrency Coinsquare announced on Thursday it has acquired BlockEQ, a cryptocurrency wallet on the Stellar network. Coinsquare reported that it purchased BlockEQ for CAD$12 million and will use BlockEQ’s technology to help it and its users connect further with the world of cryptocurrencies. It was revealed: “BlockEQ,… Read More

BitGo Now Supporting Universal Protocol Platform

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday it will support the Universal Protocol Platform (UP) and its family of Tokens. According to BitGo, the UP Platform allows all cryptocurrencies to become accessible on a single network through the introduction of Universal Tokens. It was revealed: “The first set… Read More

Malta Fintech Bankex Set to Launch Security Token Trading Platform

On Thursday, Malta-based fintech BANKEX announced it has launched its own security token trading platform, BANKEX Token Exchange. According to the company, this new platform enables not only the trade of basic pairs of utility tokens but also the trade of complex security tokens connected… Read More

Bitwise Announces Beta Funds For Bitcoin & Ethereum to Capitalize on Market Pullback

Bitwise Asset Management announced on Wednesday the launch of its two new low-cost, liquid beta funds, holding bitcoin and ether exclusively. According to Bitwise, the Bitwise Bitcoin Fund and the Bitwise Ethereum Fund are the second and third strategies in the Bitwise fund family, joining the… Read More

SALT Announcements: Expands U.S. Reach to 86%; Now Offering Blockchain-Backed Loans in Washington, D.C.

SALT, a U.S.-based Blockchain-Backed Loans provider for cryptocurrency holders, announced on Wednesday it has begun offering Blockchain-Backed Loans in Washington, D.C., Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Montana. The company reported that with this new expansion, it is now able to lend to 86% of the U.S.  As… Read More

Malta-Based Digital Asset Exchange OKEx Launches New Product “Perpetual Swap” to Crypto-Base Financial Suite

OKEx, a Malta-based digital assets exchange, announced on Monday the launch of its new product, Perpetual Swap, as part of its crypto-based financial product suites. According to OKEx, users may now perform perpetual swap, futures contract, and spot trading with margin and leverage at one stop. OKEx… Read More

SpotOn Teams Up With VaultBank to Allow Merchants to Accept Cryptocurrency

SpotOn Transact, LLC, a U.S.-based payments and software company, announced on Monday SpotOn merchants will soon be able to process transactions using cryptocurrency including Bitcoin, Stellar, Ripple, and Ethereum through its new partnership with Vaultbank, a technology company that uses blockchain to create, issue and trade… Read More

KuCoin Teams Up With Simplex to Enable Credit & Debit Card Payments For Mainstream Crypto Users

KuCoin, a Singapore-based international cryptocurrency exchange, announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership today with Simplex, an EU financial institution providing fraud-free payment processing solutions. According to KuCoin, the partnership will enable new as well as current KuCoin users worldwide to purchase crypto using their… Read More

Dash Syncs with Payments Processor ePaymints: Aiming to Solve to “Current Pain Points”

Dash, an e-commerce and payments-focused digital currency, has joined forces with the global merchant account and payments processing solutions provider ePaymints. Through the partnership, Dash will work with ePaymints’ clients to integrate Dash as a solution to the current pain points within today’s traditional payments, focusing… Read More

BitTorrent Accepts TRON, Binance & Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies for Pro & Ads Free Products

BitTorrent, Inc., the company behind P2P communications protocol and products, BitTorrent and µTorrent, announced on Tuesday that customers can pay for its Pro and Ads Free products by using the cryptocurrencies TRON (TRX), Binance (BNB), and Bitcoin (BTC). Founded with a leading peer-to-peer sharing technology standard… Read More

Australia’s Digital Currency Exchange Bit Trade Launches Equity Crowdfunding Round On Equitise

Bit Trade, an Australia-based digital currency exchange platform, announced last week the launch of its new equity crowdfunding campaign on Equitise, seeking $3 million for growth and expansion. Founded in 2013, Bit Trade claims it is Australia’s longest running cryptocurrency exchange and believes that investing in… Read More

Bitstamp Announces Partnership With Marketing Monitoring Provider Irisium to Enhance Customer Protection & Market Integrity

Bitstamp, a Luxembourg based crypto exchanged, announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with Irisium, a provider of market monitoring and analytics software for exchanges, regulators, buy-side and sell-side firms. The currency platform reported it will use Irisium’s holistic monitoring platform to gain further insights… Read More

Binance Adds Paxos Standard Token As A Base Currency

Paxos announced that the Paxos Standard token (PAX) will be added as a base currency on cryptocurrency exchange, Binance. When trading commences at 8 a.m. EST on November 29, PAX will have six trading pairs listed on Binance’s USD Markets against BNB, BTC, ETH, XRP,… Read More

BitGo Delivers Multi-Signature Security for Over 100 Coins & Tokens

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday it has exceeded its milestone to reach 100 coins and tokens by the end of 2018. The company reported now delivers multi-signature security for more than 100 coins and tokens in its wallet and custody offerings. Stablecoins are among the new… Read More

Bithumb Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

The global cryptocurrency stock exchange Bithumb announced on Friday it is holding its third commemorative event in celebration of its fifth anniversary. The platform reported that the ‘Super Airdrop Festival’ event has two parts, the Login Event, and Air Drop Event, and is open to anyone who is… Read More

Cobinhood Appoints Jill Shih As New CEO

Cobinhood, a cryptocurrency service platform and zero-fee exchange, announced on Thursday it has appointed Jill Shih as its new CEO. According to Cobinhood, Shih brings more than 18 years of extensive experience in product user experience, project management, and development across mobile internet and software industries. Prior… Read More

DEXON Launches Testnet to Further Democratize Cryptocurrency

The DEXON Foundation, the organization that guides in the development of the decentralized protocol platform, DEXON, announced on Monday the launch of its testnet, which will allow developers, to obtain the benefits of DEXON’s secure and near-infinitely scalable platform.  According to The DEXON Foundation, the DEXON testnet will… Read More

Kaleido Partners Launches New Blockchain Marketplace

Kaleido, a ConsenSys company, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, is now launching a new blockchain marketplace. According to Kaleido, the Kaleido Marketplace extends its Blockchain Business Cloud to become what it claims to be the first full-stack enterprise platform. The new marketplace includes trusted tools… Read More

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