Tagged: virtual currency

UK FCA Regulated Digital Securities Platform, Archax, Chooses Scila Surveillance, AML Tools

Archax, which claims to be the only UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated digital securities platform, broker and custodian, has chosen Scila Surveillance and Scila AML for the effective monitoring of its markets, offered by the Stockholm-headquartered independent surveillance, risk and anti-money laundering tech provider,… Read More

Bitstamp Announces Copper.io, the Institutional Gateway to Crypto Investing, as Additional Custody Provider

Bitstamp, which claims to be the longest-running crypto exchange, has announced Copper.co, the institutional gateway to crypto-asset investing, as an additional custody provider. Copper’s crypto custody solution should allow Bitstamp to provide a new set of crypto-assets to its clients across the globe, beginning with… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Provides Update on Flare Networks Songbird Token Airdrop for XRP Holders

The team at UK-based digital bank Revolut notes that in December 2020, they had published a blog post to let clients know that if they were holding any XRP tokens in their Revolut accounts at midnight UTC on December 12, 2020, then they would qualify or… Read More

Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin Price Alerts Added to Venmo App

As the Venmo team continues to grow and expand their cryptocurrency platform, they’re pleased to offer a new feature that will enable clients to set price alerts for digital currencies via the Venmo platform. This should help clients with tracking the price of the four… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Gemini Provides Bitcoin Ecosystem Updates, Following Whitepaper’s 13th Anniversary

On October 31, 2008, an “obscure” whitepaper was released, outlining a virtual currency that was able to operate in a fully decentralized, trustless manner enabling users to send and receive monetary value. The pseudonymous author (or authors) of the whitepaper, Satoshi Nakamoto, called the “revolutionary”… Read More

Crypto Platform Coinhako Adopts Duco’s Services, a Cloud based Data Automation, Reconciliation Service

International provider of Cloud-enabled data automation and reconciliation services, Duco, confirms that digital currency platform, Coinhako, has adopted Duco’s services in order to automate and control its data management, supporting the firm’s growth objectives. Established in 2014, Coinhako is a platform for access to digital… Read More

Singapore’s FOMO Pay Teams Up with Predictive Blockchain Monitoring Platform, Merkle Science

Singapore-headquartered payments platform FOMO Pay has entered into a partnership with Merkle Science, a predictive blockchain monitoring and investigative platform, in order to improve its compliance, risk management and threat detection processes. Last month, FOMO Pay had been issued the Digital Payment Token (DPT) Service… Read More

Chainalysis Shares Blockchain Analysis Mistakes that Impede Crypto Investigations

The inherent transparency of blockchains or distributed ledger tech (DLT) networks makes crypto-related investigations a lot easier for law enforcement agencies, when compared to financial investigations involving fiat currency. Blockchains or DLT networks serve as a permanent, publicly viewable ledger of almost all crypto transfers,… Read More

Shiba Inu (SHIB) Token Is Now Available for Trading via Crypto Exchange OKCoin

Shiba Inu (SHIB) is now available for trading on digital asset exchange OkCoin – with some of “the lowest fees around.” OkCoin users are able to deposit, withdraw, and trade SHIB against USD via the exchange. All OkCoin clients including those in the US, except… Read More

Blockchain Platform Qtum Discusses Benefits of Decentralization

Decentralization is one of the core tenets or value propositions of blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT). As explained in a blog post by Qtum (QTUM), decentralization is the process by which the “governance activities of an organization are distributed or delegated away from a… Read More

Nick Agar: Founder of AXIA, which Is Creating Ecosystem for Hyper-Deflationary Virtual Currency, Shares Insights

We recently connected with Nick Agar, Founder of AXIA, the organization that is focused on creating a digital ecosystem around the world’s “first” hyper-deflationary virtual currency, called AXIA Coin (AXC). The digital currency‘s developers note that AXIA presents a “unique” economic system, with its breakthrough… Read More

Digital Assets: BadgerDAO (BADGER) and Rarible (RARI) Available on Coinbase for Trading

Beginning on October 14, 2021, BadgerDAO (BADGER) and Rarible (RARI) have been available on Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Digital asset firm Coinbase‘s (COIN: NASDAQ) clients are able to trade, send, receive, or store BADGER and RARI in “most Coinbase-supported regions,… Read More

Finastra and Bakkt Reveal Plans to Support Digital Asset Trading for Community Banks, Credit Unions

Finastra and Bakkt announced on October 13, 2021 their plans to make Bakkt’s digital marketplace and wallet available via Finastra’s open developer platform and app store, FusionFabric.cloud. Through the partnership, Bakkt, the platform that enables clients to purchase, sell, store and spend various crypto-assets, including… Read More

Divi Launches Mobile Wallet in the UK to Support Mainstream Adoption of Virtual Currencies

“Crypto Made Easy” pioneer Divi says that it has taken a step towards its mission to develop a completely decentralized, private payment service that will support the mass adoption of virtual currencies, with the UK launch of its user-friendly mobile wallet. The United Kingdom is… Read More

Global Fintech Moneybrain Joins Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program

Moneybrain, an international Fintech platform, reveals that it has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program, in order to accelerate the process of integrating with Visa and “allowing Moneybrain to more easily leverage the reach, capabilities, and security that Visa’s global payment network offers.” As mentioned… Read More

UK’s Investment App Ziglu Introduces Fee-Free Euro Account

UK-headquartered banking, exchange, and investment app Ziglu is introducing a fee-free Euro account which has been designed to enable tourists and business travelers to spend “without incurring currency exchange charges.” The account, which is an addition to Ziglu’s sterling current account, is being introduced as… Read More

London’s BVNK Introduces Platform to Set International Standards for Digital Asset Financial Services

Digital asset financial services platform, BVNK, has launched its platform in order to eliminate the barriers that prevent high-potential businesses and financial service providers from realizing the benefits of virtual currencies. Based in London, BVNK aims to “set new standards for digital asset financial services… Read More

Bakkt Teams Up with Google to Offer Digital Assets to Millions of Consumers

Bakkt, a digital asset marketplace that enables consumers to purchase, sell, send and spend cryptocurrencies, has formed a partnership with Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) in order to extend the reach and usability of virtual currencies to meet growing consumer demand and preferences. As mentioned in a… Read More

Ethereum Experiences Burst of New User Adoption in Q3 due to NFTs, Bitcoin Records Steady Gains: Report

The team at Coin Metrics, including researchers Nate Maddrey and Kyle Waters have released their State of the Network Q3 2021 wrap-up report. In the latest edition of the State of the Network report, the Coin Metrics team has taken a data-driven look at what… Read More

Chainalysis Makes Recommendations After OFAC Emphasizes Importance of Ransomware Prevention, Reporting

On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) had released an advisory on the sanctions risks associated with carrying out ransomware payments and the “proactive” steps firms may take to address these types of risks. This… Read More

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