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Blockchain, Crypto

Quant, UST to accelerate institutional digital assets adoption

November 22, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

Blockchain for finance pioneer Quant has partnered with digital transformation solutions company UST to provide technical integration and tokenisation services to central and commercial banks and capital markets participants. The partnership will release services which will reportedly help financial institutions […]


Blockchain, Crypto

US Senators Urge Fidelity to Stop Offering Bitcoin in 401(k) Plans Citing FTX Collapse, ‘Serious Problems’ in Crypto Industry

November 22, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Three U.S. senators sent a letter to Fidelity Investments CEO Abigail Johnson Monday regarding the financial services firm’s bitcoin offerings in 401(k) retirement plans. The letter was signed by senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Richard J. Durbin (D-IL), and Tina Smith […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Brazilian Bank Itau Unibanco to Offer Cryptocurrency Custody Services in 2023

November 21, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Brazilian Bank Itau Unibanco to Debut Crypto Custody Offering Itau Unibanco, one of the largest private banks in Brazil and Latam, has decided to step into the crypto-related services business. The company announced on Nov. 17, 2022, that it plans […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bitflex: Next-Generation Cryptocurrency Exchange Officially Launches

November 18, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitflex Ltd. (“Bitflex,” “we” or “our”), a blockchain technology company in the global market, today has just announced the official launch of its cryptocurrency exchange. The launch follows an extremely successful beta period, which saw its user base grow by […]


Blockchain, Crypto

FTX collapse could mean ‘cascade’ of failures in crypto sector

November 14, 2022

Via: Fintech News

FTX, once the third largest crypto exchange by trading volume, collapsed over the past week as its native token, FTT, lost over 80 percent of its value. The firm has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and its collapse […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Crypto Trading Platforms Deal With Massive Withdrawal Requests — Over $5 Billion in BTC, ETH Removed From Exchanges

November 14, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

A full week has passed since the start of the FTX fiasco, and it’s safe to say the event has shaken crypto investors a great deal. Metrics show that not only are exchanges dealing with some of the highest trade […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Cardano vs Ethereum: Which One is the Best Investment?

November 10, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Cardano and Ethereum, two well-known cryptocurrencies, are creating protocols and networks to facilitate decentralized apps and services. Enterprises built to buy Ethereum or Cardano may operate independently of a centralized entity such as a bank or broker. One significant difference […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Gamefi Project Oasys Aims to Grow Blockchain Gaming in Japan Through YGG Partnership

November 8, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Oasys Aims to Open Japan’s Gaming Markets to Developers Worldwide Oasys, a gamefi-oriented blockchain (with “gamefi” meaning basically the intersection of gaming and finance), is aiming to leverage its stance as a Japan-based project to offer resources for foreign developers […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Can You Pay For a Brunch in Crypto?

November 7, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Some restaurants, such as Quiznos, accept it. In fact, some of them have begun accepting it for their meals. Safari Comedor If you’re looking for a nice place to spend your weekend, consider paying with cryptocurrency. Some restaurants will even […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bitcoin’s Top Mining Pool Foundry USA’s Hashrate Climbed 350% in 12 Months

November 7, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

After 12 Months, Foundry USA’s Hashrate Muscles Its Way Into the Top Bitcoin Mining Pool Position The bitcoin mining pool Foundry USA has been a force to be reckoned with during the last 12 months. The mining operation Foundry USA […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bakkt set to buy Apex Crypto in deal worth up to $200m

November 4, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

US-based digital asset firm Bakkt has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Apex Crypto, a cryptocurrency trading platform, for a maximum purchase price of $200 million. According to the transaction details, Bakkt will initially pay $55 million in cash at […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Active Crypto Strategies Launched to Enhance Bitwise Product for Investors

November 4, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Bitwise’s move to add active strategies is being driven by fast-growing institutional demand for liquid crypto strategies. The company’s active team will be led by a newly assembled team of experts, headed by Jeffrey Park, CFA. Park, who brings nearly […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Fidelity Launches a New Commission-Free Crypto Trading Product

November 3, 2022

Via: Blockchain News

As reported by CNBC, the new service is dubbed Fidelity Crypto and will be powered by Fidelity Digital Assets, a more developed offshoot the company launched to handle its investments in the nascent crypto ecosystem. Embracing Bitcoin and Ethereum through […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC, ETH Move Lower on Thursday, After Hawkish Fed Rate Hike

November 3, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin fell towards the $20,000 mark on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve once again moved to increase interest rates. The Fed hiked rates by 75 basis points (bps), as it chose to maintain its current hawkish policy. Ethereum, which […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Meta to Trial Minting and Selling of NFTs on Instagram

November 3, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Meta explained it will initially test a range of new features with a small group of creators in the US. If successful, it plans to expand to more users and countries soon. Instagram’s aim is to integrate a full end-to-end […]


Blockchain, Crypto

ZoidPay Announces the Launch of ZETA, the First on-Demand Metaverse

November 1, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

As part of its commitment to democratize access to the next generation of Web 3.0 Financial Services, ZoidPay has announced the launch of ZETA, the first on-demand Metaverse. What is ZETA? Integrating Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Extended […]


Blockchain, Crypto

The Top 5 NFT Marketplaces Surpass $40 Billion in All-Time Sales

October 30, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Top 5 NFT Markets Cross $40 Billion in All-Time Sales, Opensea Dominates by 79% During the month of October, the top five NFT marketplaces surpassed the $40 billion mark, in terms of all-time sales, with approximately $41.36 billion on Oct. […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Crypto and Blockchain Saw the Most Investment in Portuguese Fintech Market in 2022

October 27, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Alongside this positive news, the fintech association announced the launch of the Portugal Fintech Scholarship, a scholarship for new startups that guarantees support for six months at the Fintech House, in hopes of keeping up this growth. The Portugal Fintech […]


Blockchain, Crypto, Invest tech, Markets

What does the global energy crisis mean for crypto markets?

October 25, 2022

Via: Cointelegraph

There’s no denying that the world is currently facing an unprecedented energy crisis, one that has compounded severely in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic so much so that countries across the globe — especially across Europe and North America […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Santander bank trials blockchain platform for used cars in Brazil

October 24, 2022

Via: Cointelegraph

Major global bank Santander continues exploring the benefits of blockchain technology, with a local branch implementing blockchain for vehicle trading and car registration. Santander Brasil has launched testing of a blockchain-based tokenization platform for transferring ownership of used cars in […]