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Litecoin founder Charlie Lee has taken to Twitter to claim that his project is alive and well – despite an apparent lack of recent activity. Lee stated that he “just wanted to set the record straight” with his posts, and began by pointing out that there have been only “a...
U.S.-based major money transfer company MoneyGram said it has already started to use Ripple's xRapid product that is aimed at minimizing liquidity costs and is powered by Ripple's XRP cryptocurrency. However, what are they using it for? (Updated on August 9: comments by Ripple CEO has been added, updates...
As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency projects are already forcing banking incumbents to work more efficiently, the Federal Reserve, the central bank in the U.S., is reportedly “seriously considering” to develop a new and faster payments system for domestic use in the U.S., a recent letter from Fed Chairman Jerome...
Payments giant Mastercard looks set to move into the blockchain and cryptocurrency sphere in earnest after the company posted three job advertisements seeking senior-level specialists. Per the company’s job postings board, Mastercard is currently seeking a vice president of product management in “blockchain/crypto,” as well as a director of product...
In an attempt to bring masses into the cryptoverse and then convert them into their clients, cryptocurrency companies are working hard on their marketing campaigns and targeting top names in the non-crypto world. This time, cryptocurrency and stock trading platform eToro has signed a sponsorship deal with English Premier League...
In an editorial piece published by Brazilian media outlet Estadão, Gustavo Franco, the ex-Central Bank chief, called Bitcoin “the most spectacular cryptocurrency,” stating that “if Bitcoin were a company, it would be worth USD 175 billion.” Franco also enthused about Facebook’s Libra, calling the social media’s white paper “exciting news,”...
Following news that a New York judge on Monday extended the injunction in the case between the New York Attorney General and Bitfinex, the cryptocurrency exchange’s own token stood out as a winner among a losing pack of cryptocurrencies. At pixel time (09:23 UTC), UNUS SED LEO is one of...
Good news for cryptocurrency owners residing or visiting Croatia, specifically the old city of Zadar on the Dalmatian coast, as they are now able to exchange their crypto to Croatian Kuna (HRK), the Croatian Post announced. The national post has started a pilot project on July 15th, which allows all...
After postponing lunch with one of the richest men in the world, Warren Buffett, due to "kidney stones" and apologizing for "over-marketing", Tron founder Justin Sun has been seen shortly hanging out with influencers and YouTubers at a party organized by Tron in San Francisco on Thursday as he...
Venezuela is reportedly using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to sidestep American sanctions using a Florida-based company – while the country’s financial regulator has green-lighted wide-reaching crypto pay measures for its own Petro token. Per a report published earlier this week by Spain’s ABC, travelers to Caracas airport are increasingly choosing to...