Noncustodial

Cash Runs Dry at ATMs as Protests Escalate in Chile

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There’s a lot of unrest in Chile right now as the country has seen massive protests against government manipulation and an escalation of financial problems. Local reports detail a few banking establishments have been burned after customers started having issues withdrawing cash from ATMs. Issues with the bank machines that don’t work …

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Decentralized Exchanges Are Evolving at Last

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The humble DEX has come a long way since the days of Etherdelta. While not all of those steps have been forward – such as the enforcement of KYC on IDEX – the scope and quality of decentralized trading platforms has evolved greatly. As an examination of several new and emerging platforms …

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UK Regulator Ramps up Crypto Investigations and Considers KYC for Wallets

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been relentlessly scrutinizing cryptocurrency startups and investigations are up 74% from last year. Meanwhile, proponents of decentralized software development models and open collaboration are upset about the FCA aiming to extend KYC/AML regulations to the publication of open source and zero-knowledge software.</strong> Also Read: McAfee …

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Decentralized Finance Projects Are Starting to Ship

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Defi, defi, defi. You can’t go anywhere in crypto these days without having that contraction thrown at you. 2017 was all about the ICO, 2018 was about surviving the bear market, and early 2019 was a toss-up between IEO and STO. Now, as we prepare to enter Q4 of 2019, it’s all …

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6 Noncustodial Crypto Payment Solutions for Merchants

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>You don’t have to be a bitcoin purist or tech tinkerer to want to accept cryptocurrency without using a third party. With lower merchant fees, greater network uptime, and no chargebacks, noncustodial crypto payments have several advantages over traditional fiat payment systems. Here are six noncustodial options for accepting crypto in-store and …

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Developer Reveals Token Reward Platform Fueled by Bitcoin Cash

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There’s a new crypto platform called Honeypoints that just released for beta testing on Apple’s Testflight. The digital currency application created by two former Bitcoin.com employees aims to fuel merchant adoption with loyalty rewards. The Honeypoints app is meant to stimulate retail acceptance by rewarding customers with unique crypto tokens when they …

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How Coinbase Quietly Became the World’s Biggest Bitcoin Bank

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On August 15, the San Francisco-based digital currency exchange Coinbase announced that it had acquired the cryptocurrency custody service Xapo’s institutional branch. The business move puts Coinbase in the limelight, making it the largest custodial service for digital assets worldwide, with more than $7 billion under custody.</strong> Also Read: Hong Kong Protest …

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PR: Evercoin Announces $1M Pre-Seed Financing With gumi Cryptos and Prominent Blockchain and Open Source Pioneers

<header class=”article__header”> </header> Investors include Founder/Executive Chairman of Bitcoin.com (Roger Ver), Founder/CEO’s MuleSoft, and JBoss. San Francisco, CA – Evercoin announced today $1M in pre-seed stage financing from gumi Cryptos and prominent Blockchain and Open Source pioneers. Investors in this round include: Gumi Cryptos CapitalRoger Ver — Founder, Executive Chairman of Bitcoin.comRoss Mason — Founder …

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Swap and Track BCH on the New Shapeshift Suite for Noncustodial Crypto Management

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Shapeshift, the company that allows traders worldwide to exchange hundreds of cryptocurrency pairs launched its new crypto platform that now offers an integrated suite of digital asset management in a noncustodial fashion. The firm believes the latest release offers a true end-to-end solution that aims to bolster free market finance.</strong> Also Read: …

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Bitcoin Cash and SLP-Fueled Badger Wallet Launches for iOS

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On June 3, the popular bitcoin cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) light client Badger Wallet launched its open beta version for iOS mobile devices. Now Apple users can download the wallet in order to store, send and receive <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> alongside the ability to do the …

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