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.”
One of the largest property company in the world, Emaar Properties have confirmed that they now accepting cryptocurrencies payment method in an announcement by official email on Twitter. The official email by Emaar Properties explained, “We are pleased to announce now that all customers will be able to buy Emaar Properties using digital currencies (Bitcoin and Ethereum).”
Texas based energy company, GridPlus Energy have announced they now accepting cryptocurrency such as Ethereum and Dai for payment option. They also confirmed that they will be adding Bitcoin soon as well the other major cryptocurrencies in the future. The new payment option, the settlement cycles can speed up for the 15-minutes interval whereas currently it’s done on monthly basis.
MakerDAO is a decentralized autonomous organization which has its own stable coin named as DAI which is is pegged against the US Dollar. Users who have used Ethereum tokens are as collateral has to only pay back in the DAI tokens to gain access to it, this has resulted a staggering $234 million Ethereum tokens with it.
The residents living in Denmark, Sweden and Norway will be able to purchase the Ethereum (ETH) soon directly via Opera browser. Charles Hamel, product lead in Opera said, “We think that the next important phase for crypto will come from usage and that for it to reach wider adoption, it has to be easy to buy and easy to use.”
Estonia-based Midex will be launching a new regulated cryptocurrency-to-fiat exchange soon. The Chief Business Development Officer of Midex, Arseniy Dain explained, “In our company, we are constantly operating within fast-growing markets, and the cryptocurrency industry is essentially one of them. Midex exchange supports both well-established currencies, such as BTC and ETH, as well as promising emerging coin.”
Coinbase, one of the most-used cryptocurrency exchanges, moved approximately $5 billion in cryptocurrency, claiming the title of “largest crypto migration on record.” The transfer included 5% of all BTC, 8% of all ETH, and 25% of all LTC in circulation. Coinbase stores 98% or more of our customer assets in our cold storage system.