Associated Press To Run Chainlink Nodes, Bringing Trusted Data To Blockchains

Associated Press (AP), an independent global news organization, has disclosed its plans to run a Chainlink oracle node which will publish data for blockchains through Chainlink’s blockchain oracle network.The decision...

Bybit – the most transparent exchange

At Crypto Expo Dubai (CED) Awards 2021, Bybit received the award of “the most transparent exchange”. It was recognised for its “stellar performance, user feedback, scale and financials.”  Crypto Expo Dubai is...

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Facebook’s Novi Crypto Wallet Set For Pilot Launch With Coinbase and Paxos

Novi, Facebook’s crypto and digital asset wallet subsidiary, has officially announced that it has partnered with Coinbase, a leading U.S. crypto exchange; and Paxos, the financial institution and technology firm...

MDS Mexico Integrates Blockchain To Improve Covid Tests

Mexican medical firm MDS Mexico has launched its Covid-19 testing service, which will be supported by blockchain technology to improve the reliability of diagnostics.  Mexico Stepping Up Covid-19 Diagnostics  The...

Ripple Joins Digital Pound Foundation To Help Develop UK CBDC

Ripple, the enterprise blockchain firm behind XRP Ledger and its native digital asset XRP, as well as the open-source PayString protocol, has announced that it is joining the Digital Pound...

Michael Burry seeks to short the cryptocurrency market

The Big Short investor Michael Burry, has constantly let it be known on Twitter that he thinks that cryptocurrency is in a bubble, and that it will crash at some...

US now global leader in market share of Bitcoin hash rate

With China now off the leader board in domination of the Bitcoin hash rate, other countries have taken up the slack to once again give Bitcoin a healthy hash rate....

Stripe Exploring Blockchain, Builds Team For Crypto Payments

Financial technology firm Stripe, a leading payments solutions provider in the U.S. as well as other regions, is now re-exploring blockchain integration with its services. The firm, which began its...

Nation-state Attacks on Bitcoin are Inevitable, Can DeFi on Bitcoin Neutralize Them?

Powerful nation states such as China have continued to increase their scrutiny of decentralized and permissionless cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC). Until fairly recently, mainland China had been the world’s...

Sri Lanka Targets Blockchain And Crypto Mining Investments For Economic Growth

Sri Lanka is exploring the possibilities of blockchain technology and crypto mining via a newly appointed committee that will look into the dos and don’ts behind the development of a...

QNB Partners With Ripple For Cross Border Payments

The Qatar National Bank (QNB) is launching a remittance service in partnership with Ripple to enhance cross-border payments by reducing transactional delays for QNB customers.  RippleNet To Enhance Remittance Corridors...

Lendingblock platform opens shop to the retail market

Lendingblock, the institutional grade lending platform, opened its doors today to the retail lending and borrowing market. The retail part of the platform is an extension of the institutional lending...

Growth of cryptocurrencies – will CBDCs keep governments in the game?

The list of central banks researching into CBDCs (central bank digital currencies) grows ever longer as each government comes to the realisation that in order to remain in the game,...

HAPI Protocol To Help Expand The NEAR Ecosystem

The NEAR Protocol and HAPI have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership. The partnership will focus on expanding the NEAR ecosystem by creating a new launchpad on...

Visa Unveils The “Universal Payment Channel”

Visa has bet big on crypto over the past couple of years, and now its research and product team has announced its new cross-chain Layer-2 interoperability concept, also called the...