Bitpay permits settlements in GUSD and USDC

Bitpay permits settlements in GUSD and USDC

The Bitpay has enabled the merchants to receive payments in Gemini Dollars (GUSD) and Circle USD Coin (USDC). The company claimed in a blog post, “Because GUSD and USDC tokens exist on borderless blockchains, BitPay can now settle these US-dollar pegged stable coins to the merchants, wherever they are in the world- even if…

IBM and Microsoft Launch Blockchain Israel Academy

IBM and Microsoft Launch Blockchain Israel Academy

Israel is currently revealing interest towards the emerging blockchain technology by introducing a new blockchain academy called Blockchain Israel. It aims to foster blockchain development in five or ten years. Blockchain Israel has collaborated with major technology companies such as IBM and Microsoft with the aim in accelerating the blockchain development in the country…

KB Financial Group Inc gets a Blockchain Patent approved

KB Financial Group Inc gets a Blockchain Patent approved

KB Financial Group Inc has been awarded a patent for blockchain-powered fintech app security solution. According to the report, the new patent granted to KB Financial is focusing on a blockchain-powered solution with the aim to enhance an “essential” security program for fintech applications and will be implemented in the overseas market.

PumaPay to allow LiveJasmin accept crypto payments

PumaPay to allow LiveJasmin accept crypto payments

The LiveJasmin has associated with PumaPay eyeing on its blockchain-based billing system called the PullPayment Protocol, developed by Decentralized Vision. The PumaPay enables the LiveJasmin users to make payments in cryptocurrencies. The co-founder and CEO of LiveJasmin stated, “LiveJasmin believes in innovation, hence why we are constantly seeking to improve and enhance our features…

Litecoin listing on Gemini gets the green signal

Litecoin listing on Gemini gets the green signal

The Gemini crypto exchange has received permission to permit Litecoin trading from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). The company has been ‘closely working’ with the authority to receive the approval. Reportedly, the full trading service is said to commence today. The Litecoin crypto is traded against USD, Bitcoin, Ether, and…

Steve Wozniak as the Co-Founder of a blockchain-based VC Firm

Steve Wozniak as the Co-Founder of a blockchain-based VC Firm

A blockchain-powered venture capital, EQUI Global has recently appointed Steve Wozniak as the co-founder. The company permits the purchase of EquiToken on the Ethereum platform for investing in the venture capital funds. Wozniak explained, “It has to be something I really believe in and I really believe in EQUI.”

USDC token on Kucoin trading platform

USDC token on Kucoin trading platform

The Kucoin has declared the addition of USDC token on its platform. The token was unveiled by the Circle, a crypto startup. The USDC token is pegged against the dollar. The exchange platform has also listed various other stablecoins. The USDC token was initially listed on the Poloniex trading platform and was recently added…

Reward grants by the Ethereum Foundation

Reward grants by the Ethereum Foundation

The Ethereum Foundation has given away nearly $3 million in grants to various blockchain companies and developers under its grand program. The Prysmatic Labs and Status received $500,000 each,  while the Spanchain, Kyokan and Connext received $420,000 together for its open software developer’s kit for non-custodial payment channel. The Ethereum Foundation is to support…

Barclays halts working on the development of Crypto Trading Desk

Barclays halts working on the development of Crypto Trading Desk

Barclays has halted its work in connection with the development of a cryptocurrency trading desk. Reportedly, the rumors that the entity formed a four-member team to explore on cryptocurrencies, “assessing the long-term viability of cryptocurrencies as an asset class.” However, the company did not expose its plan to develop a crypto trading desk.

Blockfolio raises $11.5 million in funds

Blockfolio raises $11.5 million in funds

Blockfolio raised $11.5 million in the funding round led by the Pantera Capital. The Blockfolio is a portfolio management and tracker application built using the blockchain technology. The CEO of the company stated, “The investment empowers us to follow our belief that quality data and information should be easily accessible and that Blockfolio should…