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Crypto.com Now Allowing Singapore Users to Buy & Sell Crypto in SGD Instantly With Xfers Wallet

Just a little over a month after announcing its partnership with Xfers, a Singapore-based payment processing gateway, Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com has announced it is now allowing its Singapore users to buy and sell crypto in SGD instantly with Xfers Wallet.  Crypto.com reported that through… Read More

Ripple Secures $200 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Tetragon

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Friday it secured $200 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Tetragon with participation from SBI Holdings and Route 66 Ventures. Founded in 2012, Ripple claims it provides one frictionless… Read More

Hong Kong Crypto Exchange CoinEx Receives Operating License in Estonia

CoinEx, a global and professional cryptocurrency exchange service provider, announced on Friday it received an operating license from the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). The Hong Kong-based platform is now a fully regulated cryptocurrency exchange under the Estonian laws and is now able to provide… Read More

Coinbase Teams Up With DustAid to Facilitate Crypto Donalds to NSPCC & Other Organizations This Christmas

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced earlier this week it has partnered with DustAid to enable customers to donate crypto to three charities this Christmas. According to Coinbase, DustAid is an organization that facilitates crypto donations to projects across the globe. This partnership will allow Coinbase… Read More

CBDC: Sweden’s Central Bank, Riksbank, Reveals It’s Considering Issuing E-Krona As Cash Use has Declined

The central bank of Sweden, the Riksbank, is responsible for promoting the development and maintenance of an efficient and secure payment system. The reserve bank acknowledges that this task may become more challenging if cash is no longer widely accepted as a means of payment… Read More

Cryptocurrency Mining Platform Simpecoin Set to Officially Shut Down on January 1st 2020

Simplecoin, a European cryptocurrency mining platform, has announced that it will be shutting down its operations on January 1, 2020. Simpleton reported that the proposed fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive by the European Union (EU) is currently being implemented by its member states which impacts its… Read More

Crypto Trading Platform PrimeXBT Announces Launch of Telegram Bot for Traders

Cryptocurrency trading platform PrimeXBT announced on Thursday the launch of its new Telegram bot, which is designed to provide traders with the up-to-the-minute market and position data. PrimeXBT claims that this is a first-of-its-kind tool among cryptocurrency exchanges. “PrimeXBT has become the first trading platform… Read More

OKEx Forms New Partnership With Blockchain-Based E-Contract Platform FirmaChain

OKEx, a Malta-based digital assets exchange, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with blockchain-based e-contract platform FirmaChain. OKEx reported that through the collaboration, customers may now use OKEx’s global utility token, OKB, for purchases on FirmaChain’s platform. FirmaChain’s FCT token will also… Read More

UK Crypto Brokerage CoinBurp Now Seeking £300,000 in Funding Through Crowdcube Round

CoinBurp, a UK-based crypto brokerage, is now seeking £300,000 through its new equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2018, CoinBurp claims to be one of the largest crypto brokerages in the UK, with a turnover of £100 million. “CoinBurp’s mission is to create a… Read More

BitPay Rolls Out Stablecoin Payments for Merchants & Consumers

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it the rollout of stablecoin payments for merchants and consumers. BitPay reported that it now supports payment acceptance and settlement in any of three popular volatility-free stablecoins, Circle’s USD Coin (USDC), the Gemini Dollar (GUSD) and Paxos… Read More

Crypto Exchange OKEx Set to Launch Options Trading

OKEx, a Malta-based digital assets exchange, announced on Monday it is set to launch Options Trading, which will start on December 27th with simulation beginning on December 12th. “Options Trading is a type of derivatives trading that gives the buyer the ability to purchase or… Read More

Coinbase Introduces First Stablecoin on Coinbase Card “DAI”

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Friday the introduction of the first stablecoin for Coinbase Card. The platform reported that it has launched full support for the digital currency, DAI. “Paying with a stablecoin brings something new to the Coinbase Card experience and using a… Read More

Robinhood Milestone: More Than 10 Million Users Have Signed Up For Accounts

U.S. fintech Robinhood announced on Wednesday more than 10 million people have signed up for accounts on its platform. Publicly launched in 2015, Robinhood is notably on a mission to democratize our financial system. The company offers commission-free trading through on e platform. “Trading in… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange bitFlyer Debuts Instant Buy Feature in Europe to Make Digital Currency More Accessible

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Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer announced on Thursday the launch of Instant Buy on its Buy/Sell exchange platform in Europe. The exchange reported that the feature, which is available on desktop and smartphone, allows users to buy cryptocurrency directly from bitFlyer, using a credit card, debit… Read More

Australian Police Force Seizes Drugs & $1.5 Million in Cryptocurrency

Australia Border Force (ABF) announced on Wednesday detectives from WA Police’s Forces Drug & Firearm Square – Meth Transport Team arrested two people for drugs (attempted importation of MDMA) and seized more than $1.5 million worth of cryptocurrency. The organization reported: “On Thursday 31 October… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Gemini Appoints Starling Bank Co-Founder Julian Sawyer As Managing Director of UK & Europe

Gemini Trust Company, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Starling Bank’s co-founder, Julian Sawyer, as its new managing director of the UK and Europe. According to Cameron Winklevoss, Co-Founder and President of Gemini, Sawyer held the position as CTO… Read More

Crypto.com Announcement: Exchange Public Beta Is Now Live

Hong Kong cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com announced on Wednesday it has opened its platform to the public after launching in private beta this past month. Crypto.com claims that its platform enables users to trade digital assets on the “most liquid and secure platform” in the market… Read More

SoFi Receives Approval From New York State Department of Financial Services For BitLicense Application

Fintech unicorn SoFi announced on Tuesday the New York State Department of Financial Services has approved its bitlicense application, allowing SoFi Invest customers in New York to trade cryptocurrencies on its platform through SoFi Digital Assets, LLC. SoFi revealed that the bitlicense approval comes just… Read More

Blockchain Account Platform Squarelink Announces Launch of Non-Custodial Private Key Recovery For Several DApps

U.S.-based blockchain account platform Squarelink announced on Monday it recently added non-custodial private key recovery for several DApps using its wallet management tool. Squarelink claimed its platform is the only pure non-custodial private key recovery platform for cryptocurrency and blockchain applications. Founded in 2018, Square… Read More

Crypto.com Now Offering Fiat Withdrawal Through Bank Transfer for 21 Major Currencies

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com recently announced it is now offering fiat withdrawal through bank transfer for a total of 21 major currencies.  According to Crypto.com, users may now have the option to sell cryptocurrencies to fiat and withdraw fiat to their personal bank account…. Read More

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