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Travel website Travala to allow crypto payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Feb 2021

Crypto-friendly travel website Travala has announced the integration new payment application, Binance Pay, allowing clients to pay with cryptocurrency.

Travala, crypto payments, cryptocurrency, binance pay, fiat currency, crypto-friendly, binance card

Wirex raises USD 4.3 million in crowdfunding campaign

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Oct 2020

UK-based crypto payments firm Wirex has raised over USD 4.3 million in a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, beating its initial target by 370%.

Wirex, cryptocurrency, contactless card, fiat currency, MasterCard, reqard scheme, US, Japan, Asia, APAC, North America

bluBuzzard shows progress regarding its digital payments

News | Online Payments | 27 Apr 2020

US-based fintech bluBuzzard  has introduced buzCoin, its digitised asset which could be used as an online payment source.

bluBuzzard, digital payments, fintech, buzCoin, digitised asset, online payment source, inflation, deflation, fiat currency

UK court orders Bitfinex to freeze USD 860,000 in Bitcoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 Jan 2020

An UK-based court has ordered crypto exchange Bitfinex to freeze USD 860,000 in Bitcoins that were traced back to a ransomware payment.

Bitfinex, Bitcoin, ransomware, payments, cryptocurrency, digital assets, blockchain, analysis, KYC, fraud, fiat currency

Cryptocurrency services blocked by Qatar

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jan 2020

Qatar’s Financial Centre, the nation’s regulatory authority, has issued a blanket ban on cryptocurrency-related services in the Gulf nation.

Qatar, cryptocurrency, 5AMLD, fiat currency, regulations, money laundering, financial instruments, security

China to issue cryptocurrency to Alibaba, Tencent, and others

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Aug 2019

China’s central bank has announced it will launch a state-backed cryptocurrency and issue it to seven institutions in the coming months.

Alibaba, Tencent, China, government, cryptocurrency, banks, digital assets, fiat currency, central bank, blockchain, debit, credit, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the Bank of China, the Agricultural Bank of China

Europol dismantled crypto money laundering service in Spain

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 May 2019

Europol has supported Spain in catching a criminal organisation, which provided large-scale crypto money laundering services to other criminal organisations.

cryptocurrency, money laundering, criminal organisation, Spain, fraudsters, fiat currency, virtual assets, ATM, smurfing, criminal method, financial system, transactions , The Spanish Civil Guard, bank accounts, cold wallets, hot wallets

Sportsbet.io facilitates crypto options, by integrating Litecoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Apr 2019

Multi-currency sportsbook Sportsbet.io has integrated Litecoin, further facilitating its payment capabilities, after following popular demand.

Sportsbet.io, Litecoin, cryptocurrency, payments, Bitcoin, Ethereum, players, transactions , fiat currency

South Korea central bank warns over CBDCs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Feb 2019

South Korea’s central bank has issued a warning over central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) a week after saying it would not introduce one itself.

South Korea, bank, CBDCs, digital currencies, fiat currency, BOK, liquidity, withdrawals, government

Facebook is in favour of crypto payment service

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jan 2019

Insiders from Facebook have been leaking plans that entail an initial trial of a cross-border payment service for repatriation of funds overseas back to India.

Facebook, payments, cryptocurrency, fiat currency, stablecoins, blockchain, India, cross border, remittances

CGCX.io, Archipelago Group, IBH Capital partner for blockchain investment bank

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Dec 2018

CGCX.io, Archipelago Group, and IBH Capital have partnered to create a blockchain-based investment bank located in Malaysia.

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Nasdaq to launch bitcoin futures in 2019

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Dec 2018

Nasdaq has confirmed its plans to launch Bitcoin futures in H1 2019, but it remains subject to approval from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

NASDAQ, Bitcoin, US, futures contract, launch, Stock Exchange, digital assets, fiat currency

COBINHOOD adds GUSD, DAI, PAX and TUSD to its platform

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Nov 2018

COBINHOOD has added four stablescoins cryptocurrency on its service platform: the Gemini Dollar, MakerDao, Paxos Standard Token and TrueUSD.

COBINHOOD, stablescoins, blockchain, trading pairs, cryptocurrency, fiat currency, token

Carbons stablecoin launched on EOS platform

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Nov 2018

Token developer Carbon has launched the US dollar-pegged crypto token CarbonUSD as the first stablecoin on the EOS platform.

Carbon, stablecoin, US, blockchain, crypto industry, tokens, fiat currency