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For those involved in the new age of investment, digital assets are constantly at top of mind. These stories delve into the ever-growing world of commodities on the blockchain.

Digital Assets

BitMEX CEO Touts $1 Trillion Yearly Trading Volume

Cryptocurrency exchange CEO Arthur Hayes tweeted that BitMEX saw over $1 trillion in trading volume over the past year.

Jul 1, 2019
Digital Assets

BIS: Central Banks May Issue Digital Currencies Soon

The Bank of International Settlements is supporting the world’s central banks as they issue their own digital currencies, following Facebook’s libra.

Jul 1, 2019
Digital Assets

Facebook’s Libra Is Here. But It Might Not Be What You Think.

Facebook’s digital currency, Libra, is a lot of what we expected and a little of what we didn’t.

Jun 18, 2019
Digital Assets

Cartoon: Join the Club

With digital currencies like libra, tech giants may not just be supplementing banks, they’re joining the club.

Jun 18, 2019
China

Crypto Lender Sees High Demand for Stablecoin Loans in Chinese Market

BabelFinance CEO says crypto winter and solid partnerships are helping his crypto-finance company succeed in the difficult Chinese market.

Jun 14, 2019
Digital Assets

BlockFi Adds Gemini Dollar Stablecoin Support

Crypto lender BlockFi is rolling out support for the gemini dollar (GUSD) stablecoin to diversify its lending capital and potentially work with new clients.

May 29, 2019
Digital Assets

Blockstream Releases First Enterprise-Grade Product on Liquid

Security tokens are coming to Bitcoin, courtesy of Blockstream.

May 15, 2019
Digital Assets

Coinbase Provides Wider Support for Crypto-to-Crypto Conversions

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase has announced that it will be expanding its crypto-to-crypto trading service to more countries.

Apr 18, 2019
Digital Assets

Kraken Delists Bitcoin SV Following Online Poll from Over 70,000 Users

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has delisted Bitcoin SV (BSV), per an official announcement on its blog.

Apr 17, 2019
Digital Assets

Cashaa Hopes to Bridge Crypto and Traditional Finance

Cashaa is on a mission to bank the unbanked and wants to leverage Bitcoin to accomplish it.

Apr 9, 2019
Digital Assets

Sparkswap, World’s First Lightning Atomic Swap Exchange, Now in Beta

Bitcoin’s first decentralized exchange to make use of the Lightning Network’s Atomic Swaps is now in beta.

Apr 8, 2019
Digital Assets

Puerto Rico Approves Combination Bank for Fiat and Digital Assets

The San Juan Mercantile Bank & Trust International, a Puerto Rican bank offering both fiat and digital asset custody and settlement services, is now operational.

Apr 2, 2019
Digital Assets

What Is DeFi and Where Does It Leave Bitcoin?

One of the most interesting things to emerge from the current bear market has been a concept known as “decentralized finance,” or “DeFi,” manifested primarily by services that allow you to earn interest or borrow against your cryptocurrency holdings.

Mar 29, 2019
Digital Assets

Tether Updates Website, Says USDT Backed by “Reserves,” Not Just Cash

Tether just updated its website to clarify that each of its USDT stablecoin tokens, which it used to claim were “always backed 1-to-1 with traditional currency,” are backed by assets other than fiat currency.

Mar 14, 2019
Digital Assets

Cboe Files (Again) for (Yet Another) Bitcoin ETF

The Cboe has refiled an application for the VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF, barely a week after the exchange withdrew it’s latest application.

Feb 1, 2019
Digital Assets

Black Christmas as Brazilian Bitcoin Exchange Loses Founder in a Car Crash

Luís Augusto Schiavon Ramos, known as Guto Schiavon, the founder of one of Brazil’s largest bitcoin exchanges, was killed in a car accident in Sao Paulo on Christmas Day.

Dec 27, 2018
Digital Assets

Coinbase Now Lets You Convert your Altcoins into Bitcoin

Coinbase has launched Coinbase Convert, a new feature that allows retail users to make direct crypto-to-crypto conversions on the exchange.

Dec 19, 2018
Digital Assets

After $4M Funding Round, BlockFi Eyes Savings Account, Crypto Credit Cards

Coming off a fresh funding round, BlockFi has plans for a new suite of services.

Dec 13, 2018
Digital Assets

Bitwala Is Offering German Citizens Joint Crypto and Fiat Banking Accounts

German blockchain startup Bitwala has launched crypto banking in Germany.

Dec 12, 2018
Digital Assets

Cherry on Top: Bitcoin ABC, Bitmain, Ver Target of Suit Following BCH Split

A suit spearheaded by UnitedCorp is taking legal aim at Bitmain and its cofounder Jihan Wu; Bitcoin.com and its CEO, Roger Ver; Kraken and its CEO, Jesse Powell; and others.

Dec 9, 2018
Digital Assets

TrueUSD Is Now a Base Pair on Binance

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange Binance has added TrustToken’s TrueUSD (TUSD) as a base currency, expanding the stablecoin’s available trading pairs.

Dec 7, 2018