Articles with tag: cryptocurrency

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GSB presents electronic money system based on blockchain, G999

16 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation (GSB), a Germany-based software, IT, and blockchain group, has launched a technology called G999 that supports cryptocurrency transactions.

GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation, GSB, tokens, cryptocurrency, payments, mobile wallets, software, G999, privacy

20 arrests in QQAAZZ multi-million money laundering case

16 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

20 individuals suspected of belonging to the QQAAZZ criminal network which attempted to launder tens of millions of euros on behalf of the world’s foremost cybercriminals have been arrested.

cybercriminals, Europol, fraud prevention, bank accounts, money laundering, cryptocurrency, banks, QQAAZZ, tumbling services

Prime Trust integrates Bittrex into its system

14 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

US-based Open Banking solutions provider Prime Trust has integrated Bittrex, a blockchain technology and cryptocurrency exchange, into its system.

Prime Trust, Bittrex, open banking, blockchain, cryptocurrency, fiat, API

Cypherium launches decentralised exchange CypherSwap

13 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

US-based Cypherium, an enterprise-focused blockchain platform has announced the launch of CypherSwap, a decentralised exchange (DEX) offering cross-chain compatibility.

Cypherium, CypherSwap, decentralized exchange, DEX, DeFi-centric, tokens, blockchain, AMM, United States, US, blockchain platform, Ethereum, XRP, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin

Central banks set out to regulate stablecoins like Facebook's Libra

13 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Central banks have set out to regulate cross-border stablecoins with a common approach, adding that more rules may later be needed to ensure stability.

stablecoins, cryptocurrency, Libra, Facebook, banks, central banks, CBDC, bank capital, anti-money laundering, regulation

Crypto to pose challenges to law enforcement activities, according to DOJ

12 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies pose an emerging challenge to law enforcement activities; the US Attorney General William Barr’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has mentioned in DOJ’s ‘Crypto Enforcement Framework’.

Financial Action Task Force, cryptocurrency, money laundering, digital assets, DOJ, US, virtual assets, blockchains

Cashaa to launch crypto-friendly online bank in India

09 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

UK-based online banking platform Cashaa has announced plans to launch a crypto-friendly online bank in India.

Cashaa, UK, India, cryptocurrency, crypto, online bank, B2B, banking, fintech, lending

Prime Trust features Stellar as supported cryptocurrencies

09 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

API-enabled B2B open banking financial solutions provider Prime Trust has added Stellar Lumens (XLM) to its list of supported cryptocurrencies.

Prime Trust, Stellar, cryptocurrency, Stellar Lumens, XLM, API, B2B, open banking, financial institution, financial infrastructure, fintech, blockchain, crowdfunding, financial services

Bank of Korea plans cryptocurrency (CBDC) testing in 2021

08 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

South Korea’s central bank has revealed that the third and final phase of its pilot programme for a CBDC will commence in 2021.

Bank of Korea, cryptocurrency, CBDC, South Korea, central bank, BOK, central bank digital currency

Blocklete Games to receive cryptocurrency payments via BitPay

07 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Crypto payment services provider BitPay has announced that Turner Sports' blockchain-based videogaming experience Blocklete Games is accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment. 

Blocklete Games, Bitpay, crypto payments, cryptocurrency, blockchain, blockchain gaming, payments, digital payments, digital golf game, Blocklete Golf, digital golfer, digital athletes, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, XRP, ETH, stablecoins, USDC, GUSD, PAX, BUSD, fraud, chargeback

RiskCapCom, Apollo Fintech to offer regtech and fintech solutions

05 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Australia-based regtech RiskCapCom and Apollo Fintech have partnered in a bid to develop relationships and obtain contracts in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and other global regions.

 

RiskCapCom, Apollo Fintech, partnership, Australia, regtech, fintech, cryptocurrency, blockchain, CBDC, compliance management

Coinbase supports real-time card withdrawals via Visa Direct for digital assets

05 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Coinbase has announced it is now offering instant crypto – fiat withdrawals in around 40 different countries including the US, UK, and several other European jurisdictions.

Coinbase, cryptocurrency, fiat, withdrawals, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Visa Direct, cards, Visa, Mastercard, crypto exchange

Banks, governments, and crypto industry divided on cryptocurrency risk, survey reveals

02 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Professionals in the crypto industry believe that governments are behind the curve on the perceived risks, opportunities, and regulation of cryptocurrency, according to a new survey by RUSI and ACAMS.

RUSI, ACAMS, study, YouGov, FATF, cryptocurrency, crypto risk, money laundering, trafficking, banks, transactions, blockchain

Merchants that accept Bitcoin attract new customers and sales, study shows

30 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Merchants that accept Bitcoin attract new customers and sales according to a study commissioned by BitPay, a provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services.

Bitcoin, merchants, cryptocurrency, study, payment methods, sales, chargebacks, Bitcoin

Lunu enables crypto payments in the jewellery and retail sector in Europe

30 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Lunu, a specialist in online and in-store crypto payments for retailers and consumers, has teamed up with French jewellery retailer Courbet.

Lunu, crypto payments, retailers, consumers, cryptocurrency, payment method, Courbet, France

Huobi rolls out crypto trading app for the Russian market

29 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Huobi Global, a large digital asset exchange, has released a native mobile app for the Russian market.

cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency market, mobile app, digital asset exchange, Huobi, Russia

Gemini rolls out crypto exchange business in the UK

28 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Gemini, a global cryptocurrency exchange, has launched services in the UK.

Gemini, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, FCA, UK, EMI, 5AMLD

Visa considering partnering with crypto businesses

28 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Visa, a large payments processor, has announced it is considering partnership proposals from an increasing number of crypto companies.

Visa, fintechs, cryptocurrency, Visa fast track program, blockchain, crypto lending, partnerships

Digital Euro seen as an alternative to 'private digital currencies', ECB

25 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The European Central Bank (ECB) has been analysing the benefits and risks of a digital currency, according to its president, Christine Lagarde.

European Central Bank, ECB, Christine Lagarde, digital euro, digital currency, cryptocurrency, blockchain, retail payments

EU to launch crypto-assets regime by 2024, EU documents say

25 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The European Union aims to introduce new rules within four years to modernise cross-border payments using of blockchain and crypto assets like stablecoins, two EU documents showed.

Stablecoins, cryptocurrency, blockchain, Libra token, Instant payments, crypto assets, Europe