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 …

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 …

IBM, Citibank, Ubisoft, and Tribe Accelerator Partners For A Blockchain Program

IBM, Citibank, and Ubisoft have partnered with Singapore-based blockchain firm Tribe Accelerator. TheStraitsTimes (a local news outlet) reported that the firms have joined as corporate partners Tribe accelerator for the second edition of its four-month program. It also includes that Tribe helps blockchain startups in their growth-stage by connecting them with major …

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 …

European Countries Plans To Ban Facebook’s Libra

The French finance mister stated that the country is planning to block Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra in the EU over concerns that it might lead a threat to the sovereignty of national currencies. Bruno Le Maire, Economy and Finance Minister of France was speaking at the opening of an OECD conference …

Mastercard Partners With R3 For Better Payments Solution

One of the largest payments provider Mastercard has recently collaborated with blockchain firm R3 to build a cross-border payment solution. Mastercard recently announced its partnership through a press release mentioning that both firms are looking forward to developing a new blockchain-enabled cross-border payment platform. The announcement is a part of Mastercard’s …

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