Author: Aisshwarya Tiwari

Coinbase Commerce Adds Support for Circle’s USD Coin (USDC)

U.S.-based Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase on May 20, 2019, announced that its merchant-oriented service Coinbase Commerce now accepts U.S. dollar-pegged stablecoin USD Coin (USDC). Coinbase Commerce Adds Support for USDC In a bid to foster the adoption of digital currencies among merchants and business owners, Coinbase Commerce has integrated Circle’s stablecoin […]

Exchange Platform Cobinhood Accused of Orchestrating Exit Scam

Twitter user @SandorReport tweeted on May 20, 2019, that cryptocurrency exchange Cobinhood had pulled an exit scam after it suspiciously filed for bankruptcy and appointed a liquidator to lay off its entire staff. The exchange, however, has not yet confirmed nor denied the accusations levied against it. Another Exit Scam […]

Myanmar’s Central Bank Wary of Volatile Cryptocurrencies; Cautions Investors to Not Trade

According to a report by The Myanmar Times, published May 20, 2019, the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) has warned investors against trading in cryptocurrencies due to their volatile nature. The Burmese Apex Bank Issues an Anti-Crypto Warning Aiming to safeguard novice investors from the volatile nature of digital currencies, […]

Coinbase Earn Services Now Available in More than 100 Countries

On May 17, 2019, major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that it has expanded its Coinbase Earn initiative to more than 100 countries. Towards a More Inclusive Cryptoeconomy The U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange platform introduced Coinbase Earn in 2018, which allows users to earn digital currencies for answering quizzes, completing simple tasks, […]

Sports Blockchain Startup Chiliz Enters Strategic Partnership with Binance Chain

According to a press release published May 17, 2019, sports and entertainment blockchain startup Chiliz (CHZ) partnered with Binance Chain to give the crypto industry exposure to popular global brands in the sports industry. Bringing Crypto onto the Football Pitch Looking to bridge the gap between mainstream culture and the […]

Bitfinex Cryptocurrency Exchange Gives Details on Utility Token LEO

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex on May 17, 2019, revealed details about its utility token UNUS SED LEO. The native cryptocurrency will officially commence trading on Bitfinex from May 20, 2019. Bitfinex’s Answer to Binance’s BNB The rapidly increasing number of cryptocurrency exchanges has no doubt heated up market competition. […]

Cornell Computer Science Professor Looks to Launch a Crypto Token

According to a Bloomberg report published May 16, 2019, a computer science professor from Cornell University, Emin Gun Sirer, is set to launch a cryptocurrency and blockchain network with financial backing from some of the most prominent VC firms in the tech industry. Ava Network to Tackle the Blockchain Scalability […]