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Robinhood launches Beta phase of its crypto wallet

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Jan 2022

US-based Robinhood has announced the next phase of its wallets program introducing the Beta program and rolling out 1,000 crypto wallets to clients.

Robinhood, cryptocurrency exchange, digital wallet, crypto, blockchain

Intel gets active in the Bitcoin mining business

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Jan 2022

Bitcoin mining company Griid has made a significant disclosure in December 2021: a deal with tech conglomerate Intel to provide it with hardware for crypto mining.

Bitcoin, mining, blockchain, crypto

Animoca raises USD 360 mln in latest funding roung

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Jan 2022

Animoca Brands, a Hong Kong-based outfit that has managed to put its stamp on popular NFT and metaverse brands, has raised roughly USD 360 million in fresh funding.

NFT, funding, crypto, tokenization

Bitcoin dominance is fading, report says

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Jan 2022

Bitcoin's dominance in making cryptocurrency payments appears to be fading as are starting to use other crypto coins to make cross-border payments, service provider BitPay says.

Bitcoin, study, Ethereum, crypto, stablecoin

Walmart could launch own NFT and crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Jan 2022

Walmart has shown signs of preparing to create its own cryptocurrency and collection of non-fungible tokens, as filings with the US Patent and Trademark Office show.

Walmart, cryptocurrency, NFT, crypto, digital assets

Tesla now accepts Dogecoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Jan 2022

Tesla has started accepting Dogecoin payments for company merchandise, although the firm states that it will not issue refunds for purchases made in DOGE.

cryptocurrency, crypto, digital assets, Tesla, e-wallet

Visa builds on-ramp for CBDC with Consensys

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Jan 2022

Visa has expanded its crypto services by partnering with blockchain software company Consensys to build an on-ramp for central bank digital currencies (CBDC).

Visa, partnership, CBDC, crypto, central bank

Lynx announces its metaverse payments strategy

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jan 2022

Canada-based Lynx has extended its financial infrastructure to include support for metaverse based services.

product launch, blockchain, crypto, remittances

Half of crypto owners want their salaries in crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jan 2022

New research reveals that 55% of crypto owners – rising to 60% of 18-24 year olds – would rather get paid their salary in cryptocurrency.

cryptocurrency, online payments, trading platform, blockchain, crypto

Elrond acquires crypto payments firm Utrust

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Jan 2022

Elrond, an Ethereum competitor has acquired Utrust, a Portugal-based cryptocurrency payments firm.

acquisition, cryptocurrency exchange, crypto, tokenization

The increasing potential of Open Banking – Nordigen interview

Interviews | Online & Mobile Banking | 10 Jan 2022

Rolands Mesters, Nordigen’s CEO, runs us through what progress Open Banking made over the years and what we can expect from the future, featuring Nordigen’s unique perspective

Nordigen, Open Banking, fintech, PSD2, BNPL, crypto

Kosovo bans cryptocurrency mining to save electricity

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jan 2022

Kosovo's government has introduced a ban on cryptocurrency mining in an attempt to curb electricity consumption, according to Reuters.

cryptocurrency, crypto, regulation

Airbnb might accept crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Jan 2022

Airbnb’s CEO has announced that the accommodation-booking platform may begin accepting payments in cryptocurrencies this year.

cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum, crypto, Token

3Space Art bridges NFTs with the real world

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jan 2022

With NFTs going mainstream, 3Space Art has launched its NFT platform to discover and collect digital art by emerging artists.

blockchain, NFT, digital assets, crypto

Indian crypto exchanges searched after alleged tax evasion

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Jan 2022

India’s tax authorities have conducted searches at some of India’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges including CoinSwitch Kuber, CoinDCX, BuyUCoin, and Unocoin.

tax evasion , cryptocurrency exchange, digital assets, crypto

Grim Finance hacked for crypto worth USD 30 mln

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Dec 2021

Grim Finance, a DeFi protocol, was hacked for USD 30 million worth of tokens on 18 December 2021, it confirmed, in an ‘advanced attack.’

online fraud, crypto, DeFi, hacking, digital assets

Deutsche Börse acquires majority in Crypto Finance Group

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Dec 2021

Deutsche Börse, a German stock market operator, has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Crypto Finance, a Swiss firm focused on digital asset services.

acquisition, digital assets, blockchain, crypto

Binance to create crypto exchange in Indonesia

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Dec 2021

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has partnered with MDI Ventures, PT Telkom Indonesia’s venture capital arm, to establish a crypto exchange platform.

partnership, product launch, Binance, blockchain, crypto

Crypto startup Ramp gets USD 52.7 mln in Series A

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Dec 2021

UK-based crypto payments infrastructure startup Ramp has raised USD 52.7 million in a Series A funding round.

cryptocurrency, funding, digital assets, crypto

NYDIG crypto firm gets USD 1 bln in funding

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Dec 2021

US-based Bitcoin firm NYDIG (formerly known as New York Digital Investment Group) has raised USD 1 billion at a valuation of more than USD 7 billion.

Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, trading platform, crypto