Cole Petersen · 6 hours ago · 2 min read · Insights via Ari Paul
Germany · U.K. › Legal
Crypto dot com is temporarily suspending its Europe and United Kingdom issuances of MCO debit cards after its former card operator — Germany’s Wirecard AG — slipped into bankruptcy and filed insolvency this week.
XRP › Partnerships
DeFi platform FinNexus and crypto exchange Bitrue announced on April 27 their joint initiative to incorporate asset tokenization services on Ripple’s XRP ledger platform and the Wanchain blockchain.
Seattle › Payments
StormX, a gamified microtask platform that allows users to earn cryptocurrencies, has announced the launch of its rewards program.
Binance › India › Partnerships
Binance has partnered with cryptocurrency exchange WazirX to create a “Blockchain for India” fund worth $50 million.
Cardano › Adoption
Travala, a crypto-focused hotel booking service, has added support for ADA, the company announced in a blog post.
Bitcoin › Payments
Electrum, one of the most popular Bitcoin wallets, announced that its next release will support Lightning payments.
XRP › Adoption
MoneyGram revealed it is now commercially leveraging XRP through Ripple’s xRapid for cross-border transactions, according to the latest earnings call.
Coinbase › U.K. › Exchanges
Coinbase, a US-based cryptocurrency exchange and one of the largest in the world, announced the launch of Coinbase Card.
United Arab Emirates › Analysis
The United Arab Emirates and its neighbor Saudi Arabia launched a government-backed cryptocurrency to facilitate cross-border payments.
Binance › Exchanges
Binance, the leading cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has enabled users to purchase crypto via credit card directly on the platform.
Once the domain of hobbyists, digital currency first grabbed public attention in 2017 thanks to the meteoric rise of the price of a single Bitcoin to nearly $20,000.
Bitcoin › Payments
Cryptocurrency payments provider BitPay added two stablecoins for fiat-equivalent settlements at merchant-level on October 15, according to a press release.
XRP › Spain › Payments
At Ripple’s annual Swell event on October 1, Spanish financial services firm Banco Santander executives shared their experience of using blockchain-powered payment systems powered by the former’s RippleNet product.
Bitcoin › Coinbase › San Francisco › Exchanges
San Franciso-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet Coinbase revealed an innovative method for handling millions of “stuck” Bitcoin transactions on its platform, addressing one of the most voiced problems with the rising asset class on an enterprise level.
Bitcoin › China › Adoption
China’s oldest technology publication, the Beijing SciTech Report (BSTR), will accept Bitcoin payments for its 2019 subscriptions, reported Asia Times on October 1, 2018.
IOTA › Payments
After five months of initial charging and payment tests, a group of researchers is ready to increase the scope of IOTA adoption in the Netherlands following “uplifting” study results, according to Invade.
Africa › Adoption
After successfully trialing blockchain-based payments for wholesale interbank settlement, South Africa’s central bank has scooped up the award for Best Distributed Ledger Initiative at Central Banking’s “FinTech RegTech Global Awards 2018.” Central Banking, a global research and intelligence watchdog for the world’s reserve banks, lauded and awarded the South Africa Reserve Bank (SARB) for “Project […]