Samsung Pay Partners With Finablr

South Korea based mobile payments service provider Samsung Pay (Samsung) has partnered with Finablr a payments platform as well as Ripple’s RippleNet member. The collaboration aims to offer cross-border payments feature Money Transfer to its app’s users. According to Finablr’s announcement, the new feature will offers users seamless and secure …

Former US Army Interpreter Jailed For 30 Years

A former interpreter for the United States military forces is punished with 30 years in jail for dealing fentanyl, which led to the death of a U.S. Marine. A recent report stated that a former Iraqi U.S interpreter was alleged to 30 years in federal prison without the possibility of …

Russian Man Sues Apple Over GayCoin Scam

A Russian citizen has filed a lawsuit against Apple mentioning that a cryptocurrency application has caused him to turn gay. According to the reports from the Telegraph, the man tried purchasing some Bitcoin but he ended up receiving some GayCoin including a note that says “Don’t judge until you try.” The …

The Collaboration Between Walmart And IBM Will Track Shrimp Supply Chains

Walmart, the United States-based retail giant firm has partnered with IBM to use blockchain technology to track its shrimp supply chains. According to LiveMint’s report, Walmart will be using blockchain technology to track its Indian-sourced shrimp to select locations of Sam’s Club retail stores in the U.S. This is the first …

PayPal May Back-out From Its Partnership With Libra

PayPal one of the giant Payment processors have left the partnership with Libra Association. According to Financial Times PayPal did not attend the meeting of 28 Libra partners which was held on Thursday. A spokesperson from PayPal said to Cointelegraph that: “We remain supportive of Libra’s aspirations and look forward to continued …

Apple Is Not Comfortable To Create Its Own Cryptocurrency

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple revealed that the company has no intention to follow Facebook in creating its own cryptocurrency. During an interview with French media magazine Les Echos, the CEO said that Apple is not looking forward to launching its own crypto. Tim stated: “I truly think currency should remain …

Bithumb to Launch Crypto Exchange in India

Bithumb, South Korea based exchange is looking to establish its International platform Bithumb Global as a regulated cryptocurrency exchange in India. According to The Economic Times reports the exchange is planning to expand its services to India by partnering with local crypto exchanges, funding local blockchain startups and working on new industry initiatives. Javier …

Ripple Expands European Operations to Iceland

Ripple expands its operations into Iceland with its crypto trading firm Algrim in a blog post on Sept. 30. The acquisition includes six engineers to Ripple’s ranks. This new team will be playing an integral role in its On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) program. The announcement included that Iceland will now serve as one of …

Upbit and Bittrex are no more Partners

Upbit, South Korea based cryptocurrency exchange has broken its partnership with Bittrex in reorganizing its Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Tether markets. According to the report, Upbit had previously had a shared order book arrangement with Bittrex orders being visible in the Upbit bid windows. The crypto exchange announced the …

Libra’s Launch Date Is A Secret

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO at Facebook recently revealed that the social media giant is proceeding with a careful approach to Libra. While talking to Asia-based news outlet Nikkei, Mark seemed to show a rare display of fear in the face of increasing regulatory scrutiny of Libra.  Governments from around the world have …

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