New Wirex Visa Travelcard To Reward Users With 1.5% in Bitcoins on All In-Store Purchases

Wirex payments platform releases new VISA travelcard for APAC region offering with support for 150 crypto assets including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. Crypto and fiat multi-currency accounts provider, Wirex has officially launched its travel Visa card as of Monday, November 11, 2019. Considering the fact that the firm focuses on establishing connections around the world…

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pressured to Collect More Private User Information by FATF

New rules require exchanges to collect even more personally identifying information. The FATF’s recent guidelines have widespread implications on what private information exchanges need to track and collect from customers. Here are some insights on the recent regulation from CipherTrace’s Nov. 5 Cryptocurrency Travel Rule Compliance Conference and Hackathon. An event oriented around the integration of cryptocurrency into…

Bithumb Chain is Releasing a New ‘Exchange-as-a-Service’ to Allow Users to Create DeFi Apps

Bithumb’s new blockchain platform, Bithumb Chain, is launching a new exchange-as-a-service platform that enables users to create their own decentralized exchanges and develop DeFi applications. Bithumb, a prominent South Korean crypto exchange, has recently announced its new “exchange-as-a-service” platform, which is powered by the company’s own blockchain tech, Bithumb Chain. The product was announced this…

Binance CEO: New Open-Source Wallet Solution Will “Reshape the Landscape” of Custodial Services

Binance’s CZ comments on the open source advancements of cryptocurrency wallets and how TSS, or threshold signatures scheme, will be far superior and reshape custodial storage options. The open-source coding is available through GitHub with more elaborate information available on the Binance Library. Changpeng Zhao claims that the TSS technology is “far superior” to the…

Canada Pushes for Crypto Regulation

The central bank in Canada has been working with partners around the world to explore the potential for blockchain in the future. Ernst & Young plans to test a public government expenditure blockchain in Toronto. Mainstream adoption and use of crypto has been growing in Canada steadily since 2013. At that point, Canada started pushing…