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Gemini to launch crypto rewards credit card

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jan 2021

US-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has announced its plans to launch Gemini Credit Card, which will reward users with crypto back for purchases, later in 2021.

Gemini, product launch, cashback, Gemini Credit Card, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, credit cards

ECB president says Bitcoin should be regulated

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Jan 2021

European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde has advised that Bitcoin is ‘highly speculative’ and needs to be regulated.

ECB, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, AML, money laundering, digital euro, CBDC, crypto regulations

Huobi supports RUB deposits and withdrawals

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Jan 2021

Huobi, a global crypto exchange provider, has announced support for Russian ruble (RUB) allowing users to deposit and withdraw the new fiat currency on their platform.

AdvCash, fiat, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, crypto, Russia, Huobi, cryptocurrency exchange

Europol takes down DarkMarket website

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Jan 2021

Europol has taken the DarkMarket website (an illegal marketplace) offline, following a probe by German investigators with the assistance of seven other nations.

Europol, DarkMarket, fraud, money laundering, illegal marketplace, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, credit cards,

Crypto trading exchange Bakkt is going public through a SPAC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jan 2021

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) will take its cryptocurrency venture public by merging it with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

SPAC, ICE, Bakkt, Bitcoin futures, options, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, digital assets, Bakkt cash, US

Crypto.com, Booking.com to offer travel discounts

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jan 2021

Crypto.com has announced a partnership with Booking.com to deliver travel deals to all Crypto.com users, available exclusively inside the Crypto.com App.

Crypto.com App, Crypto.com Visa Card, Crypto.com Exchange, Crypto.com DeFi Wallet, partnership, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, traveling,

Is CDBC the key to unlocking financial inclusion?

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jan 2021

Gonzalo Santamaria and Jens Seidl from Currency Research discuss the potential CBDCs hold to create new opportunities to individuals that had previously declined financial access

Currency Research, Jens Seidl, Gonzalo Santamaria, commercial banks, central banks, CBDC, financial inclusion, payments, cashless, stablecoins, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency

Coinbase buys Routefire to boost institutional Bitcoin offering

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Jan 2021

Coinbase, a large US-based crypto exchange, has acquired trade execution startup Routefire.

Coinbase, Bitcoin, Routefire, acquisition, institutional Bitcoin offering, US, crypto exchange, blockchain

PayPal venture arm invests in crypto tax startup Taxbit

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jan 2021

PayPal venture arm has invested in US-based tech startup Taxbit, which helps consumers and businesses calculate the taxes owed on cryptocurrency holdings.

PayPal, investment, crypto, blockchain, taxes, Bitcoin, US, Taxbit

Cryptocurrencies rally on in 2020, and 2021 could be even bigger

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jan 2021

As crypto is gaining momentum, Marie Tatibouet, CMO at Gate.io, a global digital asset exchange, shares with The Paypers crypto 2020 trends and what’s next in 2021

decentralised trading, trends, cryptocurrency, crypto trends, digital assets, DeFi, Marie Tatibouet, CBDC, Square, PayPal, Bitcoin, Diem

Bitcoin to rival gold, price could lift to USD 146,000, Reuters

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Jan 2021

Investment bank JP Morgan has said that digital currency Bitcoin has emerged as a rival to gold and could trade as high as USD 146,000 if it becomes established as a safe-haven asset, according to Reuters

Bitcoin, gold, digital currency, digital gold, JP Morgan, investment bank, trade, Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, cryptocurrency

US-based Xalles to acquire Vigor Crypto Holdings

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jan 2021

Fintech Xalles Holdings has announced the future acquisition of crypto platform Vigor Crypto Holdings as a wholly owned subsidiary under Xalles Capital. 

Xalles, Vigor Crypto Holdings, US, acquisition, cryptocurrency, fintech, Bitcoin, Chainlink, trading

Diginex to offer crypto borrowing and lending

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Dec 2020

Hong Kong-based Diginex, a crypto exchange operator and digital assets services company, has announced that it is expanding its product suite to add borrowing and lending facilities.

Diginex, product expansion, cryptocurrency, crypto lending, Bitcoin, Ethereum,

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP hit USD 511.5 bln in December

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Dec 2020

The combined market capitalisation of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP, has hit USD 511.5bn in December 2020, a 235% increase year-over-year, according to Finaria.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, crypto, investments, Finaria, statistics

Wirex joins Visa Network in Europe as principal member

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Dec 2020

Wirex, a payments platform, has become a principal member of Visa in Europe.

Wirex card, Wirex, Visa, crypto, Bitcoin, payments, digital payments, FinTech Fast Track Programme

FV Bank receives regulator permission to provide digital asset custodial services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Dec 2020

FV Bank, a global digital bank based in Puerto Rico, has received permission from the Puerto Rico Office of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions (OCIF) to provide custody services for digital assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.

mobile banking applications, crypto, ethereum, Bitcoin, digital assets custody, FV Bank, Puerto Rico, digital banking platform

In-wallet Bitcoin purchase increase due to short crypto purchasing time, Lumi Wallet reports

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Dec 2020

Lumi Wallet has seen a 209% growth of in-wallet Bitcoin purchase, one week after launching the new payment method Apple Pay.

Lumi Wallet, crypto, Bitcoin, crypto wallet, Apple Pay, crypto purchase

LocalBitcoins, Onfido adding more to their ID verification

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Dec 2020

LocalBitcoins has announced an expansion of their partnership with Onfido, adding more to the integration of their AI-powered identity verification technology.

LocalBitcoins, Onfido, partnership, AI, Bitcoin, ID, onboarding, cryptocurrency, crypto trading

New all-time high for Bitcoin, possible attributed to PayPal, Square, and Visa

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Dec 2020

Bitcoin has hit a new all-time high on 16 December 2020, when it went all above USD 20,000.

Coinbase, Binance, Bitcoin, PayPal, Venmo, Visa, Square, crypto, payments, cards, stablecoin, Circle

Multi-asset wallet MATH gets USD 12 mln from Binance Labs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Dec 2020

MATH, the company behind MathWallet, has raised USD 12 million in a Series B funding round led by Binance Labs, the investment arm of the popular crypto exchange.

MATH, Binance Labs, funding, Bitcoin, crypto, blockchain, crypto wallet