Tag: Cryptocurrency

Coinbase’s crypto debit card is launching in the U.S. and lets users earn back bitcoin

Coinbase’s crypto debit card is launching in the U.S. and lets users earn back bitcoin

Crypto exchange Coinbase is launching a Visa debit card in the U.S. next year.  Sharing the news with The Block on Wednesday, Coinbase said it opened up a waitlist for U.S. customers who wish to get the card and will start distributing them “in the first half of next year.” Debit cards for Coinbase customers […]

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Singapore’s biggest bank DBS is launching a crypto exchange

Singapore’s biggest bank DBS is launching a crypto exchange

DBS, Singapore’s biggest bank, is launching a fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange, The Block has learned. Dubbed “DBS Digital Exchange,” the trading platform would allow users to trade in four crypto assets — bitcoin (BTC), bitcoin cash (BCH), ether (ETH), and XRP — against Singapore dollar (SGD), Hong Kong dollar (HKD), Japanese yen (JPY) and U.S. dollar (USD).  […]

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Axion’s Launch is Going to Make Crypto-Believers out of Mainstream Investors

Axion’s Launch is Going to Make Crypto-Believers out of Mainstream Investors

This month, a new cryptocurrency project called the Axion Network will achieve a major milestone – it will see its mainnet launch and go public. The reason that’s so significant is that Axion represents a new breed of cryptocurrency. It’s not a utility token or an attempt at replacing fiat currencies. It’s an investment vehicle […]

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SEC director who called Ethereum ‘sufficiently decentralized’ to leave agency later this year

SEC director who called Ethereum ‘sufficiently decentralized’ to leave agency later this year

An early voice on decentralization and crypto guidance within the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is leaving the agency. Director of the Division of Corporation Finance Bill Hinman will leave his post later this year, according to an SEC statement. Hinman has led the division since May of 2017, and much of his work centered […]

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IDEO CoLab Ventures reveals that it raised $21 million last year to invest in crypto startups

IDEO CoLab Ventures reveals that it raised $21 million last year to invest in crypto startups

IDEO CoLab Ventures has today revealed that it raised $21 million last year to invest in crypto and blockchain startups. Ian Lee, managing director at IDEO CoLab Ventures, told The Block that the firm was “waiting for the right time—like now” to announce the raise, “when more institutions and corporations have started to embrace crypto […]

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The $750 Million Pre-Halloween Bitcoin Options Expiry Has Started to Spook Traders

The $750 Million Pre-Halloween Bitcoin Options Expiry Has Started to Spook Traders

Even though cryptocurrency traders have been exuberant over the price rise, a number of analysts are focused on the large bitcoin and ethereum options expiries set to end before Halloween. Data from Skew.com shows $750 million in Bitcoin options is set to expire and prices could get volatile. The price of bitcoin (BTC) touched an […]

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Southeast Asia’s Largest Bank DBS Plans to Launch a Cryptocurrency Exchange

Southeast Asia’s Largest Bank DBS Plans to Launch a Cryptocurrency Exchange

The Singaporean multinational banking and financial services corporation DBS published an announcement revealing it was launching a cryptocurrency exchange. The announcement was later removed by the company, but crypto proponents have learned about the upcoming support for assets like bitcoin, ethereum, and bitcoin cash. DBS Bank Ltd is Southeast Asia’s largest bank in terms of […]

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Onchain Data Shows Rising Bitcoin Whale Index Surpassing 4-Year High

Onchain Data Shows Rising Bitcoin Whale Index Surpassing 4-Year High

Onchain analytics from the research and analysis firm Glassnode shows that the number of bitcoin whales (addresses with at least 1,000 bitcoins) has surpassed 1,900 clusters. The number of network participants in terms of 1,000 coin whales hasn’t been this high since 2016. Seven-day trailing statistics for the number of whales (addresses with balance ≥ […]

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Celebrate this Halloween with Spookalicious Casino Games and Get Rewarded

Celebrate this Halloween with Spookalicious Casino Games and Get Rewarded

It’s Halloween! Play spooktastic casino games and celebrate this hallowed festival with Bitcoin Games as they promise the most Harrowing Halloween you’d ever experience! Zombies🧟 Monsters👹 Vampires🧛 Our very own premium casino brand, Bitcoin Games, has launched the Harrowing Halloween🎃 promotion where you can play from 12 horror-themed games and get a special bonus all […]

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The Many Facts Pointing to John Nash Being Satoshi Nakamoto

The Many Facts Pointing to John Nash Being Satoshi Nakamoto

Six years ago, a number of theories spread across the internet that claimed the famed American economist and mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. was Satoshi Nakamoto. There’s a bunch of circumstantial evidence that has invoked some research into the possibility that Nash could have been Bitcoin’s creator. The following editorial is the ninth installment of […]

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