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Around 4,300 businesses now accept BCH payments

Cryptocurrency adoption continues to progress around the world, with recent reports stating that over 4,300 different businesses adopted Bitcoin Cash (BCH) alone. As many likely know, Bitcoin Cash is not very old crypto at this point, with only two and...

Dragon Payments crypto exchange placed into compulsory liquidation

A cryptocurrency exchange called Dragon Payments — previously known as London Block Exchange — was recently placed into compulsory liquidation. The exchange posted an announcement about the move on its website, in which it claims that it was placed into...

Tezos pushes against a major resistance in recent price surge

Tezos, the 10th largest cryptocurrency by market cap, recently started performing very strongly, particularly in late 2019 and early 2020. Considering that the coin’s performance started to improve soon after Coinbase’s introduction of pool staking, many assume that this is...

Paystand Secures $20 Million in the Series B Funding Round

Paystand has secured $20 million in investments to help the development of its products and expand its team. The company provides Venmo-like payment services to enterprises. This was a Series B funding round and some of the investors included DNX...

Crypto trading firm Robinhood announces plans to expand to the UK

Robinhood, a cryptocurrency trading app from the US, became quite well-known ever since it introduced zero-fees trading. The move sparked a trend that countless other crypto exchanges decided to follow in order to keep their customers and attract new ones....

MoneyGram switches to Ripple’s payment product in five corridors

Ripple, the company behind the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency — XRP — became known as the favorite crypto firm of countless banks and financial services. The company does not try to eliminate banks like the rest of the crypto projects. Instead,...

Bakkt’s parent firm ICE attempted eBay takeover

Intercontinental Exchange, a company that created Bakkt, recently attempted a takeover of a popular e-commerce platform, eBay. However, the talks had recently stopped, and neither of the two corporations hinted at when or even whether or not they are going...

New Swiss AML rule limits unidentified crypto payments to $1000

Recent reports indicate that the Swiss FINMA (Financial Market Supervisory Authority) has passed a new AML rule. After establishing previously unconsidered risks, the country’s regulator has decided yesterday, February 7th, that the limit for unidentified transactions should be reduced. The...

Carbon partners up with Wyre to offer users fiat-to-crypto rails

Cryptocurrency company known as Carbon recently announced a partnership with a well-known payment provider, Wyre. The two decided to collaborate in order to start offering robust fiat-to-crypto rails to their customers. As some may know, Carbon is a firm that...

Coronavirus interferes with crypto mining operations in China

The coronavirus outbreak still continues to spread throughout China, which caused the country’s government to take a series of various measures to prevent it from spreading further. The existing quarantine is preventing people from going back to work, which caused...

Australian authorities published national blockchain roadmap

Blockchain recognition and adoption continues to spread rapidly around the world, with multiple countries’ governments making moves to regulate and apply the emerging tech. The Australian government is only the latest example in a long line of such nations, and...

Lightning Labs Secures $10 Million In Funding

Lightning Network developer Lightning Labs has raised $10 million in a Series A funding round. Furthermore, the bitcoin startup also announced the beta launch of Lightning Loop, the company’s first financial product. Last year, Lightning Labs was working on Lightning...

Ripple’s Brad Garlinghouse points out huge XRP gains in 2020

Ripple CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, recently responded to criticisms of his company’s cryptocurrency, XRP. According to him, XRP has had an extremely successful first month of 2020, with some impressive gains that allowed the coin to go up by 44% on...

Ethereum Price Breaks Above $200, Eyes Additional Gains

Ethereum price has pushed through the $200 resistance level, paving the way for more gains in the coming days and weeks. Fundamental analysis: Nimbus gets a financial boost It was announced last week that the Ethereum Foundation awarded a grant...

Binance enables the use of Russian ruble for instant purchases

According to Binance’s recent announcement, the exchange has just enabled instant crypto purchases for the Russian ruble. The announcement states that users can now buy four different coins instantly, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and its own Binance Coin. The exchange...

Crypto conferences in Asia postponed due to coronavirus

As the coronavirus crisis continues to develop, many have noticed that its effects go beyond people’s health and wellbeing. While it was recognized a while ago that the virus is likely to make some serious damage to the world’s supply...

Ripple CEO announces an Initial Public Offering

Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of a crypto startup Ripple, recently made a surprising announcement during the Davos World Economic Forum summit. According to him, Ripple will hold an Initial Public Offering (IPO) later this year. Of course, as many likely...

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