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BitPay rolls out Dogecoin payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Mar 2021

BitPay, a provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, has announced the rollout of Dogecoin payments for merchants and consumers.

merchants, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, online payments

Bitfinex launches cryptocurrency payment gateway

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Mar 2021

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange company Bitfinex has announced it is launching Bitfinex Pay, a cryptocurrency payment gateway.

Bitfinex, cryptocurrency exchange, cross-border payments, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency

Biden's SEC chair nominee signals more regulation for crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Mar 2021

President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the US Securities and Exchange Commission has promised to provide ‘guidance and clarity’ to the rapidly evolving market of cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, security token

Large Chinese Bitcoin mining hub to shut down its cryptocurrency operations

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Mar 2021

China’s Inner Mongolia region has announced plans to ban new cryptocurrency mining projects and shut down existing activity in a bid to cut down on the energy-consuming operation.

Bitcoin, cryptocurrency

Contis, Bitpanda launch multi-asset debit card

News | Cards | 02 Mar 2021

Europe-based neobroker Bitpanda has partnered with PSP Contis to launch a new Visa debit card, according to the official press release.

debit card, Bitcoin, PSP, cryptocurrency

Goldman Sachs relaunches its crypto trading desk

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Mar 2021

Investment bank Goldman Sachs has relaunched its cryptocurrency trading desk after a three-year hiatus and plans to support Bitcoin. 

cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, trade finance

Bitcoin app Mode secures GBP 6 mln investment

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 01 Mar 2021

London Stock Exchange-listed Bitcoin app Mode has secured a total of GBP 6 million in oversubscribed placing arranged by Peterhouse Capital Limited, according to Yahoo Finance.

Open Banking, Mode, IPO, Bitcoin, online banking

Citizens of the Swiss canton of Zug can now pay taxes using Bitcoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Feb 2021

The Swiss canton of Zug, one of 26 ’canton’ states in Switzerland, has announced that citizens and businesses can now pay taxes using Bitcoin.


cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum, product launch

Bitcoin Depot expands its partner network

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Feb 2021

Bitcoin Depot, a US-based Bitcoin ATM (BTM) operator, has added 50 Independent Sales Organisations (ISOs) and independent ATM deployers (IADs) to its partner channel.

cryptocurrency, ATM, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Depot

Skrill rolls out new fiat-to-crypto withdrawal service

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Feb 2021

Digital payments provider Skrill has launched a new feature for its digital wallet that enables users to withdraw funds directly to a cryptocurrency address of their choice.

Skrill, digital wallet, money transfers, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, product launch, Klarna

Morocco's central bank to investigate the use of CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Feb 2021

Morocco’s central bank Bank-Al-Maghrib (BAM) has announced is investigating the benefits of launching a central bank digital currency (CBDCs).

CBDC, central bank digital currency, bam, bank-al-maghrib, Moroccan bank, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, crypto regulation

UK-based BCB launches Bitcoin Treasury Service for crypto-curious CFOs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Feb 2021

Regulated crypto services firm BCB Group has added a new offering for companies looking to add Bitcoin to their balance sheets, according to coindesk.com.

UK, BCB, Bitcoin Treasury Service, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, crypto trading, Elon Musk, Tesla

Crypto wallet Blockchain.com receives USD 120 million in new VC round

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Feb 2021

Blockchain.com, a UK-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange operator, has raised USD 120 million in new venture capital funding round.

Bitcoin, blockchain, Blockchain.com, wallet, crypto payments, funding

Thailand's SEC to hold a public hearing on qualifications for new crypto investors

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Feb 2021

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced plans to hold a public hearing to decide what qualifications should be imposed on retail investors opening new cryptocurrency trading accounts.

regulator, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency investment, Bitcoin, financial risk, SEC

Klarna, Safello to bring Open Banking to cryptocurrency market

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Feb 2021

Klarna has teamed up with Safello, a Sweden-based broker for cryptocurrencies, to bring Klarna Open Banking to Safello’s brokerage platform for cryptocurrency trading.

Klarna, Safello, Open Banking, cryptocurrency, payment methods, Bitcoin

JP Morgan could be the next to join the Bitcoin party

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Feb 2021

Daniel Pinto, co-president of JPMorgan Chase, has appeared to acknowledge that it was just a matter of time before the large US-based bank joined the Bitcoin party.

JPMorgan Chase, Bitcoin, crypto, digital assets

Morgan Stanley to consider Bitcoin investment: Bloomberg

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Feb 2021

Morgan Stanley’s USD 150 billion Counterpoint Global investment unit considers investing in Bitcoin, according to a report by Bloomberg.

Morgan Stanley, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, investment, US

Fireblocks, First launch institutional Diem infrastructure for VASPs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Feb 2021

Fireblocks and First have launched a wallet and infrastructure for financial institutions to connect to the Diem network to facilitate transactions.

stablecoin, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, VASPs, partnership, Fireblocks, exchanges, lending desks, custodians, banks, trading desks

Purpose Investments to launch first Bitcoin ETF

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Feb 2021

Canada-based Purpose Investments has announced that it has been cleared by Canadian securities regulators to launch Purpose Bitcoin ETF, a direct custody Bitcoin ETF.

Purpose Investments, ETF, Bitcoin, crypto, cryptocurrency, Canada, direct custody, bitcoin holdings, osc

Mastercard to open for some cryptocurrencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Feb 2021

Mastercard has announced that it was planning to offer support for some cryptocurrencies on its network this year, joining a string of firms pledging similar support.

MasterCard, crypto, customer cards, crypto cards, cryptocurrency, digital assets, credit-card, Bitcoin