Month: March 2021

On Monday Visa Inc announced that it had launched a pilot program with Crypto.com to enable its partners to settle fiat transactions by sending USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin to Visa’s Ethereum address at Anchorage digital bank. This step by Visa shows that legacy finance companies are increasing their adoption of cryptocurrencies. According to a PwC report
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Major U.S.-based mining firm Marathon Digital Holdings has announced the launch of what it describes as the first North American Bitcoin mining pool that is “fully compliant with U.S. regulations.” According to a March 30 announcement, the pool adheres to U.S. anti-money laundering guidelines and rules set out by the Office of Foreign Asset Control,
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With a possible billion-dollar NFT drop and a high-powered, multi-project collaboration in the works, the Ethereum ecosystem may finally be ready to compete with nonfungible token (NFT)-centric blockchain Flow.  Ethereum software developers Consensys announced in a press release today Palm, an environmentally-friendly NFT scaling solution. Palm will be a sidechain designed to be “fully connected”
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E-commerce merchants can now transact in nearly 40 cryptocurrencies through global payment platform Nuvei.  According to the announcement, merchants partnered with the payment provider can use an array of cryptocurrencies to send and receive payments across 200 countries, including top assets Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH), lesser known cryptos such as Reddcoin and Bitcoin Gold,
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Nischal Shetty, CEO of Indian crypto exchange WazirX, and other stakeholders in the industry are reportedly working toward convincing the government to adopt more nuanced cryptocurrency regulations. According to a report by The Economic Times, the country’s Blockchain and Crypto Council has drafted a presentation note highlighting recommendations for cryptocurrency regulations in India. The regulatory
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