Binance Customers Can Now Buy Five Cryptos Using Debit Or Credit Cards

The major cryptocurrency exchange Binance is now allowing its customers to purchase digital currencies using debit and credit cards via Koinal, a payment processing firm. The exchange has recently announced the facility through a blog post.  Through Koinal, customers can buy cryptos such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash. …

More Than 20,000 Retail Stores To Accept Bitcoins In France

Starting from 2020, Bitcoin payments will be launched at more than 25,000 stores for 30 French retailers. Decathlon and  SephoraDecathlon and cosmetics store Sephora are also included in the retailer’s list. The new digital currency payments system is launching via a partnership between point-of-sale technology provider Global POS. Including the …

BitPay To Add Ethereum Support

BitPay, one of the popular cryptocurrency providers will be adding Ethereum payment support very soon. Through BitPay, businesses can accept payments in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and other stablecoins.  BitPay now accepts both fiat and crypto payments in over 200 countries. Vitalik Buterin, ethereum co-founder and creator said it was …

Messaging App Is All Set To Become A Crypto Exchange

Line, Japan’s famous messaging app, has just been approved for a digital currency business license in the country. According to the reports, the messaging Giant will be offing its crypto exchange services in Japan where it has 80 million monthly active users. The new platform will be called BitBox. The license was …

Apple Is Closely Observing Cryptocurrencies

Jennifer Bailey, the vice president of Apple’s payments service, Apple Pay, recently stated that the company sees potential in cryptocurrencies. According to CNN’s report, Bailey was recently a part of a private event in San Francisco. Meanwhile, Bailey said: “We’re watching cryptocurrency. […] We think it’s interesting. We think it has …

Chinese Police Arrests 15 Men Over Crypto Mining Scandal

Fifteen men from Henyang, a city in south-central China’s Hunan province have been arrested for cryptojacking. The culprits are suspected of corrupting an internet cafe to mine cryptos. More than 9,000 computer administrators were reportedly involved in helping the unauthorized mining operation. According to the reports from the local crypto …

FINMA Grants License for Swiss-based Crypto Banks

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has permitted two banking and securities dealer licenses to crypto-focused banks. Seba Crypto AG and Sygnum are the two Swiss crypto-specializing firms that have received banking and securities dealer licenses.  Using the license, Seba is expected to launch its new trading platform in October 2019. Seba …

Two Bitcoin Scammers on Twitter Caught in Canada

Karanjit and Jagroop Singh Khatkar two Canadian nationals have been arrested for stealing Bitcoin from an Oregon resident. Both the scammers are based in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.  The scammers posed as customer service representatives of HitBTC, a Hong Kong-based digital currency exchange. They used HitBTC’s fake account to steal the login …

Cryptocurrencies Will Grow More Outside the U.S.

Glenn Fogel, CEO of Booking Holdings an online travel agency believes that digital currencies will grow and gain more popularity but outside the United States. The recently appointed CEO spoke about his support for cryptocurrencies in an interview. During the interview, Fogel discussed blockchain and crypto along with major issues …

Samsung Adds Bitcoin Support to its Blockchain Phones

Samsung phone users can now use Bitcoin (BTC) integrated features on the mobiles. The company has enabled BTC features on its blockchain-enabled smartphones. In March 2019, Samsung launched Galaxy s10 smartphones with a “Blockchain Keystore”. The phone offers crypto storage and transactions for Ethereum (ETH) and ERC-20 related tokens. The …