Other Public Protocols

News on Other Public Protocols in Crypto Industry

Private Blockchain-powered Crypto Introduced by IMF and World Bank

Private Blockchain-powered Crypto Introduced by IMF and World Bank

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, two most important financial institution of the globe have recently launched quasi-cryptocurrency powered by a private blockchain technology. IMF then explained, “The development of crypto-assets and distributed ledger technology is evolving rapidly, as the amount of information (both neutral and vested) surrounding it.”

Dash Expands Business in Australia and Latin America

Dash Expands Business in Australia and Latin America

Cryptocurrency Dash is getting more popular and have been adopted by more people located in Latin America and will be expanding more business in Australia with the new collaboration established with Crypto Buyer. The CEO of Dash Core Group, Ryan Taylor said, “We’ve anticipated this initiative from Crypto Buyer, as it provides the everyday person with a seamless and efficient way to access Dash and lower barriers to entry.”

TRX Users Can Utilize Crypto for Hotel Bookings

TRX Users Can Utilize Crypto for Hotel Bookings

An online travel platform Travala.com has shared that they have added Tron Token (TRX) in their platform which allows the users to use TRX as a payment method. Travala said, “Use TRX to book 550,000+ hotels worldwide with an average saving of 15% on Travala.com get further savings up to 10% off the already amazing prices with our SMART program…”

Australian Banks Remain Cold Towards Crypto Business

Australian Banks Remain Cold Towards Crypto Business

The major financial service providers in Australia reportedly remain cold towards the cryptocurrency-related business despite the increasing regulation in the sector. A spokesperson for a local bank, Heritage Bank commented, “Due to the high risk and anonymous nature of cryptocurrency trading, Heritage has made the decision not to transact with business accounts that trade in cryptocurrencies.”

Cryptos to be Most Popular Payment Alternatives – IMF Poll

Cryptos to be Most Popular Payment Alternatives – IMF Poll

A poll conducted by IMF has predicted that cryptocurrency to be the most popular alternative for future payments soon. The poll was conducted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in their official Twitter account. The poll has collected in a total of 18,000 votes so far and will be active in another 18 hours for the netizens to participate and provide with their choice.

Coinbase to Launch Crypto-focused Debit Card

Coinbase to Launch Crypto-focused Debit Card

USA based crypto exchange, Coinbase have partnered with Apto Payments as an effort in developing a cryptocurrency-focused debit card in the U.K. The aim of the cryptocurrency debit card for the U.K residents is to make it easier for their clients in the country to purchase cryptocurrency by using Visa card as they are optimistic that the crypto ecosystem is more than just an investment.

Prepaid Crypto Visa Now Available in 19 Eurozone Countries

Prepaid Crypto Visa Now Available in 19 Eurozone Countries

A banking platform, 2gether following its recent achievement of launching a cryptocurrency visa card in Spain, now plans to expand into other European nations. The CEO of 2gether, Ramon Ferraz commented, “2gether is building the banking service of the future, where consumers take full ownership and control of the services they use and go beyond solely interacting with euros and dollars.”

Edge and Simplex Collaborates for Crypto Cash Out

Edge and Simplex Collaborates for Crypto Cash Out

A collaboration established between Edge and Simplex with the aim in introducing the beta release of Simplex crypto cash out service. The CEO of Simplex, Nimrod Lehavi said, “We’re thrilled to expand our long-standing partnership with Edge and start enabling users to cash out of cryptocurrency and not only to buy into crypto.”

Fingerprinting and Crypto Mining Protection Added in Firefox

Fingerprinting and Crypto Mining Protection Added in Firefox

A new feature has been added by Mozilla in Firefox 67 & 68 which features the fingerprinting and cryptocurrency mining protection as an effort in protecting its users. The stable release of both versions will be released in a few weeks with the collaboration with Disconnect to include scripts that prevent the user’s browser from loading any deceitful content.

Ripple Seeps Into Singapore Crypto Market

Ripple Seeps Into Singapore Crypto Market

A swiftly growing cryptocurrency company, Ripple have shared their plan to expands their business and services to more countries located in Southeast Asia. The senior VP of global operations Ripple, Eric Van Miltenburg explained: “Southeast Asia, in particular, is an incredibly important market for the company, given interest from regional banks in using blockchain for payments.”