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Opinion Over 30 years ago, in a January 1988 cover story emblazoned with a phoenix hovering over a paper-money inferno, The Economist offered this semi-prophetic vision of currency: “Thirty years from now, Americans, Japanese, Europeans, and people in many other rich countries, and some relativel..
News Tron (TRX) partnered with cryptocurrency service provider, Metal Pay, to enable instant purchase of TRX in the United States. According to an announcement shared with Cointelegraph on March 25, TRX will now be available for purchase with fiat currency in the Metal Pay mobile application. User..
Intermex’s announcement directly contradicts the press release issued by Ripple announcing the partnership
News While some Australian authorities recognize cryptocurrencies as a form of investment, digital assets like Bitcoin (BTC) are apparently not very popular as means of payment in the country. Australia’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), says that less than 1% of Australians used..
Ripple has announced a partnership with Thai financial service provider DeeMoney. The deal is geared towards bolstering Ripple’s presence across Asia. Thai-based Fintech Firm Leveraging Blockchain for Remittance According to a press release published on Wednesday (March 18, 2020), blockchain-based ..
News In its recent blockchain in banking report, Business Insider Intelligence indicated that financial institutions have mostly deployed the tech to improve payments, securities settlement, fraud detection security and trade finance. Published on March 19, the report analyzed a number of financia..
Bakkt, the bitcoin custody, derivatives, and digital assets platform backed by NYSE-operator Intcontinental Exchange (ICE), just raised a new war chest. On Monday, March 16th, Bakkt announced in a Medium post that it had completed a $300 million USD Series B fundraising round with participation fro..
News The Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank that started testing its own central bank digital currency (CBDC) in February, wants to host the digital currency innovation hub by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). Officially announcing the news on March 6, the Riksbank noted that in order for..
News Opera’s mobile and desktop browsers are expanding cryptocurrency purchases to U.S. users, as the Norwegian company looks to continue building its Web 3.0 credentials. Through a partnership with Wyre, a U.S.-licensed money transmitter in the cryptocurrency sector, Opera will enable U.S.-based ..
News A major digital asset platform is making it even easier to order that double espresso with an extra shot. Starbucks mobile app users will soon be given the option to pay for their drinks with “Bakkt Cash.” Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), parent company of the Bitcoin derivatives provider, ha..