Coinbase Rebrands GDAX to Coinbase Pro, Acquires Crypto Relay Platform Paradex

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has revealed that its GDAX platform will evolve to become Coinbase Pro and that it is acquiring Paradex, a token trade rely platform. According to the San Francisco-based exchange, ‘Coinbase Pro is an evolution of GDAX, specifically… Continue Reading

Revolut Expands Its Crypto Offerings, Adds XRP and BCH

Fintech payment platform Revolut has today announced that it has added XRP and BCH to its list of offerings, further cementing itself as a digital banking alternative. Launched in 2015, the London-based platform is aiming to revolutionise the foreign exchange… Continue Reading

Philippines Economic Zone Welcomes Cryptocurrency Startups

The Cagayan Special Economic Zone has signed up the first 15 offshore fintech companies to locate in its new fintech and blockchain hub, among which several cryptocurrency and blockchain startups including CoinBundle, Madison Blockchain Strategy Investment Company, Asia Pacific Blockchain… Continue Reading

CheapAir.com Adds Litecoin and Dash, Opens Up Payment Options for Travellers

The world’s first travel agency to accept bitcoin has announced that it is accepting Litecoin, Dash and BCH as payment for flight and hotel bookings, becoming the first to do so. In 2013, online travel booking agency CheapAir.com took the… Continue Reading

Introducing Monero’s Ethereum-Killer: Tari

Riccardo “Fluffy Pony” Spagni and a team of industry experts have announced a brand new protocol built on top of the Monero network. Designed with never before seen features, Tari is positioned to become more than another “me-too” protocol that… Continue Reading

Verge is Being Hacked, Again

Verge (XVG) has seemingly been the victim of another attack, using a nearly identical attack as last time. Verge is a privacy focused coin that made headlines when pornhub.com started accepting it as a payment method. However, previous to that… Continue Reading

Canada Cracks Down On Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Companies

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is cracking down on unlicensed companies promoting investments and trading in cryptocurrencies. The authority issued an investor alert on May 18, warning the public about five companies: BTCReal, BitSerial, Hypercube Ventures LP, CabinCoin OÜ, and… Continue Reading

Making ICOs Compliant: Vertalo’s Vision for the Future of Token Offerings

Perhaps the biggest question on the minds of anyone involved in the crypto-space is how the world’s regulatory bodies, particularly the United States’ Securities & Exchange Commission, will classify digital assets.  If the SEC rules that all instances of token… Continue Reading

Gemini Exchange to begin trading of privacy-focussed ZCash

The regulated US-exchange from the Winklevoss brothers has announced support for ZCash (ZEC), which will begin trading from May 22nd, with deposits accepted a few days earlier from the 19th. In a blog update outlining the announcement, VP of Technology… Continue Reading

Blockchain Startup Shyft Signs US$10M Deal With Bermuda Government

Shyft, a blockchain KYC/AML and identity startup, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of Bermuda led by the Premier of Bermuda, E. David Burt, JP, MP, in which the startup has pledged to invest up to… Continue Reading