A division of the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, Coinbase Pro have recently added three new cryptocurrencies that are EOS (EOS), Augur (REP) and Maker (MKR) in the platform. Coinbase then explained, “One of the most common requests we receive from customers is to be able to trade more assets on our platform. Per the terms of our listing process, we anticipate supporting more assets that meet our standards over time.”
A new version of Ethereum Wallet Dapp has been launched in Opera which aims to enable the users to perform transactions and network with blockchain-powered Internet-Web 3. It will be in line with the cryptocurrency wallet in the Opera browser for smartphone and guarantees to “safeguard user’s data from third parties and secures their geographic location.”
The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has brought out a limited pilot to trade Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) by signing agreement with Blockstation (a Canadian fintech company) to develop tools for the trading of digital assets and security tokens. They are also planning to launch broker-dealers in crypto trading.
A Digital gift cards and mobile phone refill provider Bitrefill has made it possible for the cryptocurrency enthusiast to utilize their cryptocurrency gift cards to make reservations on Airbnb. The users are now allowed to pay for their bookings with bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dash (DASH), Litecoin (LTC), and Dogecoin (DOGE) where the card will be treated as a voucher product.
A FinTech startup, 2gether has recently shared that its upcoming prepaid Visa debit card, which will enable its users to spend their cryptocurrencies. The cryptocurrency payment option will be made available in 19 eurozone countries and will be offering in the total of seven cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ether, XRP, Bitcoin cash, EOS, Stellar, and Litecoin.
An announcement has been made to confirm that a cryptocurrency platform Abra will be expanding their support for Ethereum. Abra then explained, “Abra’s synthetic asset model is the first of its kind and leverages bitcoin and litecoin blockchain-enabled smart contracts to reduce friction for anyone interested in buying, selling, and holding other assets such as alternative cryptocurrencies.”
A new wallet has been launched by Bancor which allows the users to convert their Ethereum and EOS tokens. In the announcement, Bancor explained, “This is the next step in Bancor becoming a blockchain-agnostic network, and abstracting away the blockchain experience in favour of frictionless token conversions and management.”
Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10 was unveiled recently from the some unboxing video confirmed the existence of the Blockchain Keystore app that serves as a crypto wallet for top cryptocurrencies. However one demonstration reveals that it lacks Bitcoin support. Though still there isn’t any official report on it, but many other crypto wallets have prioritized Ethereum.
Edgeware is a experimental blockchain which works on the basis of the PoS consensus protocol and at present it runs on a testnet. They aren’t going to go the usual way of ICO, but they plan to use a smart contract which provide with block Ethereum coins for a certain period and receive Edge tokens as a reward.
A cryptocurrency exchange based in the U.S, Coinbase has recently decided to let go of staff after the spyware backlash. The co-founder of Coinbase, Brian Armstrong then explained referring to their purchase of an Italian blockchain analytics firm, Neutrino, “we did not properly evaluate everything from the perspective of our mission and values as a crypto company.”