Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Hackers Use Ransomware Scheme to Attack Argentinian Data Center

December 17, 2019
Bitcoin hackers have officially attacked a data center in Argentina called San Luis, reports the Next Web. The end result? A total of 7,700 GB of data were initially compromised since November 25, 2019. In an interview with Agencia De Noticias San Luis, the Minister of Science and Technology, Alicia Banuelos expounded on the obvious

Malaysia’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Luno Set to List Ripple’s XRP

December 17, 2019
London based crypto exchange Luno is expected to list XRP token onto its platform. The exchange aims to make the XRP tokens available to Malaysians either in December 2019 or early 2020. Luno was recently relaunched in Malaysia at the end of October this year. Ripple (XRP), which is a real-time gross settlement system and

China Will Test Launch it’s Digital Currency (DCEP) Using Real World Scenarios In Two Cities

December 16, 2019
China will soon launch its digital currency to be tested within two cities in the country. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) which is its Central Bank will oversee the launch of this product they have been working on since 2014. According to a news report from Caijing, the project will pioneer in the cities

Microsoft Azure Launches A New Token And A Suite Of Blockchain Services To Foster Adoption

December 16, 2019
he Azure Blockchain Service has been pivotal for the combination of one of the biggest tech companies in the world with one of the most innovative technologies to come out of this decade. Now, the service is diving deeper into how it can benefit developers, simplifying the process of integrating data on the blockchain ledger

Big Retailers Like Walmart, Sephora, & Hilton Using Sat Stacking App Lolli to ‘Test Bitcoin’

December 13, 2019
Loli App signs on Walmart, Sephora, Expedia, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Hilton among other big retailers. Big retailers using “Lolli as a way to test bitcoin” as it is an easy way to test the waters Lolli passes an average of $30 per Loli wallet, its CEO Alex Adelman says they will do with Bitcoin

Coinbase Visa Card Offers Stablecoin Support

December 13, 2019
Crypto exchange Coinbase now offers DAI stablecoin support which is Ethereum-based. The announcement was made on December 6th. DAI is the first stablecoin to be included after the launch of the card in April 2019. UK and EU users can now spend the crypto they have in their accounts with Coinbase. Other tokens were added

Governor Appoints Bakkt Crypto Exchange CEO Kelly Loeffler As The Next Georgia Senator

December 12, 2019
The cryptocurrency industry is still largely opposed by traditional financial proponents, though there are a few people in government that seem interested in the potential of the technology. As one of Georgia seats opens up, the governor has chosen to appoint a prominent member of the crypto community – Kelly Loeffler, CEO of Bakkt. President

DXM And Ledger Vault Launch ‘Upbit Safe’ A Crypto Custody Service For Institutional Investors

December 12, 2019
The cryptocurrency scene across Asia-Pacific is fairly innovative, though Korea has notably adopted at a much slow pace than surrounding countries. To bring more opportunity to the institutional investors of South Korea, DXM and Ledger are combining forces to provide a custodial solution that is meant specifically for this demographic. The new product from DXM

Ripple Partner MoneyGram Expands its Cross Border Service with Visa to Spain and the Philippines

December 11, 2019
MoneyGram is extending its debit card deposit service internationally in collaboration with Visa via Visa Direct The service allows MoneyGram customers to send money in real-time This adds 50% new users to MoneyGram and retention rates that are “outperforming expectations” The global provider of money transfer services MoneyGram is now extending its debit card deposit

Matrixport, Startup Created By Bitmain Co-Founder, to Expand to Europe with Zurich Office

December 11, 2019
Ex-Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu’s Matrixport crypto startup starts expansion plans from Asia to Europe in opening up a new office in Zurich to begin offering its lending, trading and custody services. A cryptocurrency startup based in Singapore called Matrixport is about to open up a new office in Europe. The startup, which was created by