• Ripple Startup Launches XRPayments App: Available on iOS and Android
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    It’s no secret Ripple has been looking for more mainstream adoption. And, based on XRPL Labs’ recent announcement, it appears XRP is on its way to achieving just that. News surfaced this week that XRPL Labs, a Ripple-backed startup, has rolled out a new payments app called XRPayments. Here’s why… Read more »
  • Moon Payment Means You Can Shop on Amazon Using Bitcoin!
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    If you want to buy things on Amazon using Bitcoin, you now can. All you need is the Bitcoin lightning network and crypto payment processing startup Moon. In time, the service will extend to many e-commerce sites also, not just Amazon. Let’s check this out. Moon Payment Processing The startup announced… Read more »
  • Cryptocurrency Bear Market Wanes: Going through Accumulation
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    In recent weeks various industry observers have indicated that the cryptocurrency market is experiencing a bullish run.  The notion has received more support with a fresh report implying that the bear market is actually waning and it is in the accumulation phase. Heavy Accumulation According to a recently published report… Read more »
  • Coinbase Crypto Services Expand to 11 New Countries: Why it’s Important
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    On April 17th, word went around that Coinbase crypto services will be expanding to 11 new countries. And the information is true. According to the crypto exchange, Coinbase will expand its crypto-to-crypto conversions and trading services to Colombia and Mexico, among other countries. Here’s what we know. Coinbase Expanding Crypto… Read more »
  • SIRIN Labs Loses One Quarter of Its Staff to Poor Finney Sales
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    According to media site Globes, the team behind blockchain smartphone Finney has laid off a quarter of its workforce. Sirin Labs has let go of 15 team members after overestimating sales of its innovative device. The company said it had received 160,000 Finney pre-orders in late 2018, so what’s happened? Sirin… Read more »
  • Rakuten Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange for Customers
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    Rakuten has begun accepting applications for accounts for its anticipated cryptocurrency exchange called “Rakuten Wallet.” The company announced that pre-registration is available for customers with Rakuten Bank, but further details as to whether the service will be available for everyone has not yet been revealed. The company previously stated that… Read more »
  • Proof of Capital: A New Blockchain Venture Fund Worth $50 Million
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    A new blockchain-focused venture capital fund called Proof of Capital has been established by a group of investors. The aim of the $50 million USD fund is to encourage further adoption of blockchain technology. Blockchain Venture Fund: Proof of Capital The new fund has been founded by three partners: Phil… Read more »
  • India’s Unocoin Left with 14 Employees, Struggling to Stay Afloat
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    Unocoin, a leading crypto exchange in India, is struggling to stay afloat. Why? Because India has promulgated a law banning cryptocurrency-related trading in the country. So why is Unocoin sticking around? There are 14 employees left at Unocoin, after the exchange shaved off 86% of its workforce. The exchange is trying… Read more »
  • France’s Crypto Regulations: Finance Minister Wants Whole EU Adoption
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    This week, some are focusing on the recent fire that broke out in Notre-Dame cathedral, while others are looking at Bruno Le Maire, the French Finance Minister. According to Le Maire, EU member states should implement the same crypto regulations the French parliament approved last week. Here’s what we know.… Read more »
  • SBI Delists Bitcoin Cash: Keeps Support for Bitcoin SV
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    In a potentially rebellious move, major Japanese financial services company, SBI Holdings, announced it is delisting Bitcoin Cash (BCH) from its digital currency exchange. Let’s check this out. SBI Delists Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Yesterday, we covered the controversy surrounding the delisting of Bitcoin SV (BSV). Specifically, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange,… Read more »