Opera Web Browser Crypto Wallet Launches Support for Tron, TRC-Standard Tokens

Web browser Opera has added support for tron (TRX) and TRC-standard tokens to its built-in crypto wallet, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 15. Last year, Opera first developed crypto wallet and Web 3.0 capabilities for its Android browser, launching the product in December 2018 with support for ether (ETH) and interactions with decentralized applications (DApps). “Web 3” is a term…

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Japan’s Need for Crypto Regulations

A recent incident shows the need for regulations in Japan for cryptocurrency. Masayoshi Son, a renowned investor from Japan, lost $130 million in Bitcoin investments. He is the CEO of SoftBank Group, which is valued at $100 billion. The first investment was in Alibaba with $20 million in 2000, which grew to $50 billion by…

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Coinbase Expands Crypto-to-Crypto Services to 11 More Countries

Major American cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has expanded its crypto-to-crypto trading to more countries, according to a blog post published on April 17. Coinbase and its professional trading platform Coinbase Pro have introduced crypto-to-crypto conversions and trading to 11 more countries in Latin America and Southeast Asia. The product is now also available to Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Chile, India, Hong Kong, South Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and New Zealand. Coinbase customers…

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Crypto Exchange Poloniex Adds Support for USDT on Tron Blockchain

Major cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex will support Tether’s stablecoin USDT coin on the Tron (TRX) blockchain, according to an announcement published on April 19. United States-based digital currency exchange Poloniex has added support for deposits and withdrawals of USDT on the Tron network. The development will reportedly support Tether on both chains —  USDT issued on the Omni protocol and the Tron network.…

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Stablecoin USDT Launched on Tron Blockchain

Tether has started issuing its stablecoin USDT on the Tron (TRX) blockchain. The development was announced in a blog post published on April 17. The development is an upgrade from the OMNI protocol-based USDT —  which is pegged to the United States dollar on a 1:1 basis — that now enables users to hold and transfer the cryptocurrency through smart contracts on Tron…

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Gaming Startup Announces Global Licensing Agreement With Formula One

Blockchain startup Animoca Brands announced it had signed a global licensing agreement with Formula 1® to publish a blockchain game based on the world-renowned racing series. The news was revealed in a press release from Animoca published on March 26. Formula 1® — which reportedly draws ~1.6 billion television viewers across over 180 territories and engages 506 million…

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Blockchain Life Asia: Cryptocurrency Conference April 23-24 in Singapore

Organized by Listing.Help, Jets Capital Investment Fund, and IcoTop, the third International Blockchain Life Forum is an important blockchain event that seeks to positively influence the international crypto market, the global digital economy, and the worldwide blockchain development. The two-day forum will take place on 23rd – 24th April 2019 in Marina Bay, Singapore. The forum will bring together…

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