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Decred, a Security and Scalability focused Digital Currency Project, Launches DCRDEX, a Non-Custodial Exchange

Decred (DCR), a cryptocurrency that focuses on ensuring security and achieving scalability, is launching DCRDEX, which is the first “decentralized” digital asset exchange of its kind. DCRDEX won’t be charging trading fees and it’s reportedly the first non-custodial exchange to use a new order matching… Read More

Revolut Adds Bitcoin Cash & Litecoin Offerings in the U.S.

Digital bank Revolut announced on Wednesday it has added Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin offerings in the U.S. According to Revolut, U.S. customers may now buy, hold, and sell Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin through its platform. You asked for it, so we delivered. We’ve added #BitcoinCash… Read More

Grayscale Bitcoin Cash Trust and Litecoin Trust Approved to Trade on OTC Markets

Grayscale Investments has announced that Grayscale Bitcoin Cash Trust and Grayscale Litecoin Trust have received DTC-eligibility to trade. Shares of Grayscale Bitcoin Cash Trust will be available to trade on OTC Markets under the symbol: BCHG and shares of Grayscale Litecoin Trust will be available… Read More

New York Department of Financial Services Publishes Updated List for Approved Virtual Currencies for NY Businesses

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) recently noted that there are several different paths that virtual currency businesses may take to begin using or listing digital currencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), among many others. The NYDFS is the department of the… Read More

CoolBitX Partners with Payment Processor BitPay to Support Cryptocurrency Purchases Directly from Hardware Wallet

Blockchain security firm CoolBitX is focused on developing the infrastructure to bridge the gap between mainstream financial institutions and the nascent crypto-asset sector. On July 30, 2020, CoolBitX revealed that it has teamed up with BitPay, the leading provider of cryptocurrency payment services. As mentioned… Read More

Chainalysis Introduces New Website, Market Intel, which gives Digital Asset Managers and Regulators Access to Meaningful Insight about Crypto Activity

Leading blockchain analysis firm, Chainalysis, which recently secured $49 million in capital through a Series B round, announced on July 27, 2020, that it has launched Market Intel, its newly designed website for asset managers and regulatory agencies. The new site may be used to… Read More

Grayscale Receives Regulatory Approval for Public Quotes on Bitcoin Cash Trust, Litecoin Trust

Grayscale Investments has announced that shares of both Grayscale Bitcoin Cash Trust and Grayscale Litecoin Trust have received regulatory approval from FINRA for public quotation under symbols: BCHG and LTCN on OTC Markets. Grayscale states that this is the first publicly-quoted securities in the U.S…. Read More

Expedia’s 700,000+ Accommodations May Now be Booked with Crypto Payments via Travala.com

  Expedia has revealed that it will now allow its 700,000+ accommodations to be booked with digital currency payments via Travala.com, a crypto hotel booking platform. Travala.com’s management confirmed on July 6, 2020 that the company had added Expedia’s accommodations to its crypto-powered travel platform’s… Read More

Cryptocurrency Adoption: Number of Bitcoin Addresses Holding At Least 0.1 BTC Crosses 3 Million Mark

The number of Bitcoin addresses that hold at least 0.1 BTC (appr. $750 at time of writing) has surpassed the 3-million mark for the very first time, as cryptocurrency investors get ready for the upcoming Bitcoin halving event, when the pseudonymous digital asset’s supply will… Read More

Hardware Wallet Provider, Ledger, to Accept Digital Currency Payments via Crypto.com’s App

Ledger, a leading cryptocurrency hardware wallet provider, recently revealed that it’s now allowing its customers to make payments for products through Hong Kong-based Crypto.com’s online wallet app. As noted in an announcement published on April 9, 2020, Ledger will be accepting payments made using Bitcoin… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Is Allowing Premium and Standard Account Holders to Trade Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, Recommends Diversifying Investments Following COVID-19 Outbreak

Digital bank Revolut allows its 7 million customers to purchase cryptocurrencies. This, as reserve banks across the globe have announced huge stimulus packages to support their struggling economies, following the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This support from Revolut, which is notably one of Europe’s most… Read More

Huobi Derivatives Markets Introduces Crypto-based Perpetual Swaps to Help Investors Hedge Against Risk and Access Arbitrage Opportunities

Huobi derivatives markets (DM), a trading platform that supports cryptocurrency futures and perpetual contracts, has introduced perpetual swaps, which are a new type of derivative product that allows users to better hedge risk and access leveraged arbitrage opportunities during volatile or unstable market conditions. As… Read More

US-based CoinZoom, a FinCEN Regulated Digital Asset Exchange, Officially Launches Crypto Trading Platform and Company Visa Card

US-based CoinZoom, a regulated digital asset exchange, has announced the official launch of its crypto trading platform and its company Visa card. Users will now be able to purchase, sell, and spend a wide range of cryptocurrencies via CoinZoom’s exchange platform. According to a press… Read More

Malta-based Gate.io, a Blockchain Asset Exchange, Hits $400 Million Mark for Perpetual Contracts

Gate.io, a Malta-based blockchain-based digital asset exchange company, reportedly reached a $400 million in trading volume mark on its perpetual contracts platform, which is a new high for the firm this year.   Gate.io’s management has confirmed that the price accuracy of perpetual contracts settled in… Read More

Major Multi-Cryptocurrency ATM Network Bitcoin Depot Is Expanding Services to Over 500 ATMs Globally

Bitcoin Depot, one of the world’s fastest-growing multi-cryptocurrency ATM networks, announced on February 6, 2020, that it’s expanding its services to more than 500 ATMs, globally. This move will notably make Bitcoin Depot the largest blockchain ATM network in the world. The firm recently surpassed… Read More

Crypto Startup Travala Partners Booking.com to Accept Digital Currency Payments for Hotel Reservations

Travala, a service that lets users pay for hotel reservations with digital currencies, will now be allowing its clients to book any hotel that is available via Booking.com. Travala’s management says that it has integrated Booking.com’s listed accommodations on its platform. The newly launched feature… Read More

Brave New Coin and BTSE Introduce New Index to Track Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) Market Performance

New Zealand-based Brave New Coin (BNC), a data and research firm focused on the blockchain and digital equities industry, has partnered with multi-currency futures exchange BTSE in order to release the BNC-BTSE Composite Index (BBCX).  According to a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the… Read More

Blockchain Secuirty Firm CipherTrace Launches Comprehensive Virtual Asset Tracing Capability

CipherTrace, the leading provider of cryptocurrency intelligence and blockchain security, announced on October 15 the launch of a comprehensive virtual asset tracing capability.  According to a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider, CipherTrace customers can trace Bitcoin (BTC) transactions and over 700 digital tokens following… Read More

Germany’s WEG Bank AG Is Planning to Process Bitcoin Payments for Its Retail Clients

WEG Bank AG, a German bank that’s partly owned by blockchain-related organizations Nimiq, TokenPay, and the Litecoin Foundation, is reportedly preparing to accept cryptocurrency transactions on behalf of its clients next year.  WEG Bank AG CEO Matthias von Hauff said that the bank’s program is… Read More

SoFi CEO Anthony Noto: We Now Offer Crypto Investing, Adds Trading in Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum

SoFi CEO Anthony Noto visited the studios of CNBC today and during his interview he announced that SoFi will now allow its users to purchase and trade cryptocurrencies. Specifically, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum – three of the most popular virtual currencies. Noto stated, “cryptocurrency was the… Read More

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