Facebook aims to start testing its GlobalCoin cryptocurrency by year-end; Grayscale gets the nod to publicly quote eligible shares of Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE); and Coinbase opens up trading of the Dai stablecoin to all customers.
Social networking giant Facebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency (internally dubbed “GlobalCoin”) and crypto-powered global payments network (internally called “Project Libra”) worldwide by Q1 2020, according to a report published earlier today by BBC News, the world’s largest broadcast news organization.
A gang of criminals in Brazil have reportedly stolen more than $200 million from around 55,000 local residents.
Cryptocurrency exchanges using the controversial trans-fee mining (TFM) revenue model have seen their trading volumes rise by 124% in April of this year, a month that saw cryptocurrency exchanges overall see their volumes increase.
On Thursday (May 23), AT&T, the world’s largest telecommunications company, announced that it now allows customers to pay their bills via cryptocurrency.
Out of all 2020 U.S. presidential candidates, two are currently accepting cryptocurrency donations, which are reportedly both helping them raise more money and stand out amongst the crowd.
Prominent Bitcoin (BTC) developer Jimmy Song recently questioned Vitalik Buterin’s claims that the Ethereum (ETH) project had made the “research breakthroughs” required in order to launch the set of upgrades associated with Ethereum 2.0.
In a recent interview on Fortune’s online show “Balancing the Ledger”, Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of incubator and crypto-focused venture capital firm Digital Currency Group (DCG), explained why he is excited about the 2019 crypto bull run that has taken the price of Bitcoin to around $8,000 and the things that make it more special/meaningful than the last major bull run which resulted in Bitcoin’s price reaching an all-time high of almost $20,000 in December 2017.
The SIX Swiss Exchange, Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, is reportedly developing its own stablecoin, a crypto token that will be pegged 1-to-1 with the Swiss Franc (CHF).
Bcnex is happy to announce that the ETH session of the TokenSale was completed successfully.
Craig Steven Wright, a prominent Australian computer scientist and self-proclaimed inventor of Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s most dominant cryptocurrency, had submitted a claim to the US Copyright Office.
The cryptocurrency space has recently lost about $12 billion in only 24 hours, at a time in which the flagship cryptocurrency bitcoin failed to remain above the $8,000 mark. The cryptocurrency has more than doubled in value so far this year, but is seemingly struggling to keep rising.
InfStones, a proof-of-stake (PoS) cloud solutions provider that claims to handle the world’s largest PoS stake, has recently announced it raised $2 million in seed funding, and the launch of its blockchain cloud service platform “Infinity Stones.”
Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of leading cryptocurrency exchange binance, has reportedly sued well-reputed venture capital firm Sequoia over reputational damages alleged caused by a lawsuit the VC firm filed against Binance that was dismissed.