Monthly Archives: June 2021

Privacy blockchain Dusk establishes $5 million grant program

Folks looking to build solutions involving Dusk’s privacy-focused blockchain can apply for support, as the company has $5 million to dish out. The crypto space has grown significantly in recent years, with various projects harnessing different blockchains for their solutions. Dusk Network, a blockchain focused on privacy, now offers projects the opportunity to apply for funding for Dusk-related endeavors.  “The Dusk Grants Program seeks to engage (independent) projects, developers, researchers, academics, or community organizers that want to accelerate the growth and accessibility of the Dusk Network blockchain […]

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Coinbase Card Integrates With Apple Pay and Google Pay — Cardholders Can Use Crypto for Payments, Earn Rewards

Coinbase Card can now be used with Apple Pay and Google Pay, allowing cardholders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrencies. Customers can also earn up to 4% in crypto rewards back when using their Coinbase Card with Apple Pay or Google Pay. Coinbase Enables Debit Card Use With Google Pay and Apple Pay Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced Tuesday that Coinbase Card users “can now use your Coinbase Card with Apple Pay and Google Pay to make it even easier to spend crypto.” Coinbase further said […]

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Coinbase Card Users Can Now Make Bitcoin Payments And Reap Rewards With Apple Pay

Users of the Coinbase Card can now make payments using Apple Pay and reap bitcoin rewards. One of the leading U.S. bitcoin exchanges, Coinbase, has announced today that users can now use the company’s debit card offering, called Coinbase Card, with Apple Pay according to a news release. “You can now use your Coinbase Card with Apple Pay and Google Pay to make it even easier to spend crypto at home and on the go,” shared Coinbase, per the release. “Starting this week, we’ll invite select customers […]

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Blockchain company Borderless Services Inc.: Forbes should be ‘under US ownership’

Hong Kong-based Integrated Whale Media Investments has held a majority stake in Forbes since 2014. Blockchain holding group Borderless Services Inc. made headlines in late April amid reports that it had placed a $700 million bid to acquire business news publisher Forbes Media LLC. In an interview with Cointelegraph, CEO Patrick McConlogue shed light on the acquisition target and why it aligns with the organization’s overall vision.  “Acquiring any company is a long process, and there are a lot of moving parts,” McConlogue wrote in an email, […]

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Sweden Riksbank Governor: Bitcoin Unlikely To Dodge Regulation For Long

Sweden’s central bank governor Stefan Ingves stated that Bitcoin is unlikely to continue escaping regulatory oversight as it responds to Bitcoin’s growing popularity. The growing popularity of Bitcoin has led the governor of Sweden’s central bank to state that the peer-to-peer digital cash system is unlikely to continue escaping regulatory oversight, reported Bloomberg. “When something gets big enough, things like consumer interests and money laundering come into play,” Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves told Bloomberg on Monday. “So there’s good reason to believe that [regulation] will happen.” The […]

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Beyond Dogecoin: The 5 hottest cryptos on Twitter this month

Elon Musk doesn’t have a monopoly on Twitter chatter, as these five cryptocurrency flavors-of-the-month proved in May. In the realm of digital assets, Crypto Twitter is a major seat of power. Memecoins and serious large-cap assets alike can see their value rise or fall depending on whether the whimsical Twitter crowd decides to pay attention.  Huge rallies and dramatic declines often trigger waves of Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD) or Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) on the platform, capable of massively amplifying the unfolding price dynamics. Granted, […]

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3 potential bullish catalysts for Ethereum price in June

A confluence of technical and fundamental indicators suggests that Ethereum could maintain its monthly bullish outlook despite the latest price correction. As of June 1, Ether (ETH) has dipped by more than 40% after establishing a record high of $4,384 in May. The major move downhill in the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap has prompted many analysts to predict additional declines. For instance, Clem Chambers, chief executive of financial analytics portal ADFVN.com, sees the recent ETH/USD plunge as reminiscent of the beginning of 2018’s crypto crash […]

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Coinbase debuts crypto rebate for online shopping via Apple Pay and Google Pay

Whitelisted Coinbase Card users will beable to use crypto to pay on Apple Pay and Google Pay while earning up to 4% inrebates. Online shoppers who pay with their Coinbase Card on Apple Pay and Google Pay will begin enjoying crypto rebates. In an announcement on the Coinbase blog issued on Tuesday, the exchange service revealed that starting in June, some whitelisted customers will be selected to begin enjoying the crypto rebate feature. As part of the announcement, Coinbase revealed that customers who use their Coinbase Card […]

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Mt Gox Claimants Have Until October to Vote on Trustee’s Rehabilitation Proposal

Nobuaki Kobayashi, the trustee that’s overseeing the Mt Gox civil rehabilitation proceedings, has published a proposal so Mt Gox claimants can vote in order to get reimbursed. The voting process will end on October 8 and more than 50% of the votes will be needed to solidify the settlement plan. Mt Gox Civil Rehabilitation Voting Process Begins Victims of the infamous Mt Gox breach may get a chance to get some funds after all of these years. That’s if the Tokyo-based bankruptcy official Nobuaki Kobayashi’s proposal passes […]

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Popular Bitcoin ETP set to debut in UK

BTCE will begin trading on the Aquis Exchange in London and Paris next week. The product debuted on Germany’s Xetra digital stock exchange last June. Cryptocurrency investment manager ETC Group is expanding its Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded product offering in the United Kingdom after harnessing Swiss market rules to bypass more stringent British regulations.  The ETC Group Physical Bitcoin ETP, which trades under the ticker symbol BTCE, will begin trading on the Aquis Exchange in London and Paris on June 7, the company announced Tuesday. Once launched, BTCE […]

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