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

Litecoin Foundation Pitches Opt-In MimbleWimble Via Extension Blocks

October 28, 2019
The Litecoin Foundation has published two new draft Litecoin Improvement Proposals that work toward establishing privacy features for the network. On Oct. 22, the Foundation shared links to details of the draft proposals on GitHub: LIP-0002 EB and LIP-0003 MW. Protecting Litecoin’s functional fungibility from government As the Foundation outlines, both proposals are targeted at

Winklevoss’ Gemini Crypto Exchange Launches Custody Service

September 17, 2019
The New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, founded in 2014 by twin brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has launched its own custody service, Gemini Custody. In a news release shared with Cointelegraph on Sept. 10, Gemini said the newly launched custody solution will allow its customers to check balances, download account statements, initiate withdrawals, and grant

Japan Grants Crypto Exchange License to Messaging Giant LINE

September 11, 2019
LVC Corporation, the digital asset- and blockchain-focused arm of Japanese messaging giant LINE, has obtained a crypto exchange operating license from Japan’s financial regulator. The news was reported by Cointelegraph Japan on Sept 6. Trading for 5 major cryptocurrencies As previously reported, LVC Corp.’s trading platform, to be dubbed BITMAX, will enable Line’s 80 million

New Blockchain Platform Created for Iranian Victims in Flooding

September 2, 2019
IranRescueBit is a new blockchain platform that was created by volunteer developers to help those who are victims in the flooding situation in Iran. People can make donations in cryptocurrency to help those in need. Donors may use Bitcoin, Ether and Litecoin to make their donations. The government isn’t part of the project, according to

Telx Technologies Launches First Crypto-Facilitating SIM Card

August 29, 2019
Cryptocurrency and telecommunications company Telx Technologies announced the launch of the first crypto SIM card wallet that enables transactions via SMS. According to the company’s Medium post published on Aug. 22, the card allows its users to send cryptocurrencies via SMS with their dedicated crypto phone number. Notably, these transactions do not require a smartphone

Nexo Launches MasterCard-branded Crypto Credit Card

August 14, 2019
Instant crypto loans firm Nexo is launching a MasterCard-branded cryptocurrency credit card. The development was announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Aug. 2. “World’s first” Nexo claims the Nexo Card to be the first card in the world that enables users to spend the value of their cryptocurrency without in fact spending

CheapAir Adds Bitcoin Cash (BCH) As A Crypto Payment Option For Cheap Airlines And Hotels

August 12, 2019
CheapAir, the first airline online booking platform to accept cryptocurrency payments, accepts Bitcoin Cash ABC (BCH) on its platform. Over 4 million users set to benefit in booking cheap airlines and hotels following CheapAir’s partnership with CheapAir announced through an official press release the addition of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to its collection of crypto

Aliant Payments Adds Bob Moore Auto Group to Growing Roster of Crypto Merchants

March 14, 2019
The partnership makes Bob Moore Auto Group one of the first auto dealers in the United States, and the first one in the state of Oklahoma, to accept payments in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin for cars, parts, and service at its Subaru dealership. Aliant Payments Inc., a leading U.S. based provider of merchant services and

Filipino Real Estate Broker Willing to Accept Crypto Payments for 3 Properties

February 18, 2019
A prominent real estate broker in the Philippines has reportedly listed three houses up for sale and effectively made it public that he would be willing to accept crypto payments. Dr. Joel Advincula, a realtor working for RE/MAX Advantage, Iloilo, announced this via Facebook. Of the three properties, one is a villa with several 4-bedroomed