Blockchain 

Crypto Exchange Seed CX Adds Support for Three Stablecoins

Chicago-based crypto exchange Seed CX has announced support for stablecoins Paxos (PAX), USD Coin (USDC), and TrueUSD (TUSD) in a press release on May 14. The new stablecoin additions can be traded for U.S. dollars starting May 17, and the exchange is aiming to roll out trading pairs between the stablecoins and other fiat currencies such as the euro in the near future. Seed CX CEO Edward Woodford commented on the impetus to add stablecoin options: “Stablecoins are important in the ecosystem as they increase the velocity of movement of…

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Blockchain 

Opera Web Browser Crypto Wallet Launches Support for Tron, TRC-Standard Tokens

Web browser Opera has added support for tron (TRX) and TRC-standard tokens to its built-in crypto wallet, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 15. Last year, Opera first developed crypto wallet and Web 3.0 capabilities for its Android browser, launching the product in December 2018 with support for ether (ETH) and interactions with decentralized applications (DApps). “Web 3” is a term that was initially coined to refer to efforts to develop a semantic internet, and is increasingly used to refer to the evolution of a more…

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Cryptocurrency 

Is Ebay Gearing Up To Support Bitcoin? Mainstream Adoption On the Way!

Are we on the verge of mainstream adoption for digital currencies? The list of companies accepting payment in Bitcoin is steadily growing and now one of the biggest e-commerce sites is hinting at joining that list. Global e-retailing giant, Ebay, has stirred rumors via its latest promotional adverts. Let’s check this out. Mainstream Adoption – Ebay to Support Digital Assets? At the Consensus conference in New York, Ebay’s banners suggested the company is about to enter the cryptocurrency space. In a photo leaked on Telegram channel @PatronsOfTheMoon, the two banners read…

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Cryptocurrency 

Facebook Partners with E-Commerce Companies to Support Crypto Payment

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Facebook is in talks with various e-commerce companies and financial firms to support its crypto payment that is under development. So far Facebook has engaged MasterCard and Visa about the project that is known as Project Libra. Crypto Payment Facebook is expected to commit $1 billion to the development of crypto payment. The company has approached various e-commerce companies to invest in its crypto payment feature and be a partner of the network. Paying via crypto will not be limited only to Facebook…

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Ethereum 

Crypto Markets Drops as Bitcoin Fails to Hold $5,300 Support, Stocks Hit All-Time Highs

Monday, April 29 — after seeing moderate gains yesterday, crypto markets have tumbled at press time, with most of the top 20 coins by market cap in the red. Bitcoin cash (BCH), the fourth top crypto by market cap, has dipped as much as 7.1% over the day to trade at $242 at press time. While the majority of the top 20 are seeing sufficient losses, IOTA (MIOTA) has surged almost 18% over the past over the past 24 hours. The growth comes amidst the news that British car manufacturer…

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Blockchain 

‘The Cutest Crypto Game’ to Support Online Education for Kids

A decentralized crypto collectible game Blockchain Cuties Universe has put its unique digital pet named DartaNyan up for auction, which was specially created for it. The team says that all the raised funds will be spent on an education online platform, where kids and teens can start their own project. Online education for youth as priority The sale of a Blockchain Cuties’ character named DartaNyan will be hosted by Auctionity, the blockchain auction house for crypto collectibles, such as gaming items and nonfungible tokens (NFTs). The digital pet will be…

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Bitcoin 

Crypto Exchange Gemini Rolls Out Native Wallet Support for SegWit Bitcoin Addresses

Gemini, the crypto exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, has updated its wallet infrastructure to include support for Segregated Witness (SegWit) bitcoin (BTC) addresses. The news was revealed in a Gemini blog post on April 15. SegWit is a scalability solution for the bitcoin network, first activated in late 2017. As well as increasing block size, Segwit moves the “witness” signature data to a separate location. It thus solves what is known as transaction malleability, which is conducive to second-layer solutions like Lightning Network (LN). Claiming that Gemini is the…

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Blockchain 

ICC to Support Blockchain Adoption Among Its 45 Million Member Businesses

Singapore blockchain startup Perlin is helping the world’s largest business organization, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), roll out the technology, the company confirmed in a press release on April 12. Perlin, which is already involved in blockchain pilots for various major businesses, including Asia Pacific Rayon, will now gain access to ICC’s members as the organization attempts to bring innovative technologies to the fore. Now one hundred years old, the ICC counts 45 million businesses under its wing, including Amazon, CocaCola, FedEx, McDonalds and PayPal. “In collaboration with Perlin,…

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Blockchain 

Blockchain Ecosystem Offers $1.5 Million DApp Development Fund, Tech Support and Marketing

An established blockchain ecosystem has launched a decentralized application (DApp) funding program worth $1.5 million to incentivize developers and enthusiasts to build applications with real value. WaykiChain says it will offer support of up to $15,000 for every decentralized application, along with other services that include tech support, branding and product marketing. The company hopes this program will help eliminate worries for developers and put them on a solid financial footing. Over time, WaykiChain believes this initiative will lead to a “long-lasting, stable, efficient, fair and sustainable ecosystem” where developers…

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Ethereum 

Bitcoin Briefly Breaks New $5,300 Support as Traditional Markets Grow

Monday, April 8 — Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) have continued gaining momentum, while most of the top 20 coins by market cap have plunged in the red today. Ontology (ONT) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) are seeing the biggest losses out of the top 20 coins, down 7.6 and 6.4 percent over the past 24 hours at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 The largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has continued to climb today, with its price reaching as high as $5,315 earlier in the day. At press time,…

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