Category: AA News

Audio Streaming Mogul Spotify Considering Cryptocurrency Payments

Joining the tech and financial services bigwigs in the payments revolution, Spotify too is going the crypto way. The Swedish audio streaming and music services giant just put up a job offer for an Associate Director, Payments Strategy & Innovation. The desired candidate will play a key role in ‘navigating the company’s payments rudder’ through […]

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Bullish Indicator to Buy Bitcoin Has Flashed Yet Again After 5 Months

Bullish Indicator to Buy Bitcoin Has Flashed Yet Again After 5 Months

The bitcoin market this year had numerous entry points for investors. One indicator that provided the most profitable entry points (occurring only twice) has shown up yet again after 5 months. It preceded BTC’s epic rally to $10,500 in April and the run-up to $12,500 in August. The Blue Dot Screams Buy Bitcoin There is […]

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Bitcoin Arrives At Wall Street: Crypto Indexes To Be Launched in 2021 By S&P Dow Jones Indices

Bitcoin Arrives At Wall Street: Crypto Indexes To Be Launched in 2021 By S&P Dow Jones Indices

Founded in 1882, S&P Dow Jones Indices LL is a joint venture between S&P Global, the CME Group, and News Corp. It’s among the leaders in providing investable and benchmark indices to traditional financial markets. The New York-headquarter organization plans to enter the cryptocurrency field as well, according to a Reuters report from earlier today. […]

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Bluzelle Launches Second Swarm of Duty Validator Program as Mainnet Looms

Distributed database service Bluzelle has released details of its second validator program, Swarm of Duty II. The sequel to the maiden testnet, which ran in July, will provide developers, token-holders, and validators the chance to put Bluzelle through its paces and see what the network is capable of. “Kicking the tires” of blockchain networks has […]

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Bitcoin Price to Hit $36,000 in 2021: Kraken Crypto Sentiment Survey

From what happened in the last couple of weeks, it appears that the crypto bull market is upon us. Bitcoin has been consistent with its volatility-induced rallies, and this is infusing confidence in investors. So much, so that VIP clients in Kraken’s latest Crypto Sentiment Survey say that BTC will skyrocket to about $36,000 in […]

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Hackers Demand 200 Bitcoin Ransomware After Compromising Leading Israeli Insurance Company’s Sensitive Data

A notorious hackers’ group called The Black Shadow has compromised one of the largest insurance companies in Israel – Shirbit. The attackers have already released sensitive client documents and have demanded a ransom in bitcoin, which could rise to $4 million by the end of the week. Israeli Insurance Company Hacked According to a local […]

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Bitcoin Recovery Continues as Price Reached $19,500: is $20K Inbound? (Market Watch)

Bitcoin Recovery Continues as Price Reached $19,500: is $20K Inbound? (Market Watch)

Following increased fluctuations taking Bitcoin from $18,300 to $19,300, the asset has calmed and trades above $19,000. Most alternative coins have also remained relatively stagnant on a 24-hour scale after the recent roller-coasters. Bitcoin Rises Above $19K The primary cryptocurrency displayed high volatility in the past several days. It went from trading beneath $17,000 to […]

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US Lawmakers Want to Regulate Stablecoins, and Crypto Twitter is Not Happy

US Lawmakers Want to Regulate Stablecoins, and Crypto Twitter is Not Happy

The new STABLE Act could easily become the next nightmare for stablecoin businesses in the United States as it would bring them closer to the banking ecosystem than to the world of technology. On December 2, 2020; Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, along with Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia and Rep. Stephen Lynch, introduced the new Stablecoin Tethering […]

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Visa Partners With Circle to Integrate USDC for Payments

Visa, a global financial services company and credit card giant, has partnered with Circle Internet Financial, a leading crypto fintech startup, to integrate the latter’s stablecoin. Visa Taps USDC for Digital Payments According to Forbes, on Dec. 2, Visa will be adopting Circle’s USD Coin (USDC) into its credit card platforms. The collaboration between both […]

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