Category: Cryptocurrency

Ether and Litecoin to be accepted at AMC movie theaters this year

September 17, 2021

The theater chain already announced support for BTC and is now adding other options AMC Entertainment won’t just accept Bitcoin (BTC) payments for film tickets before the end of next year. It will likewise allow other cryptocurrencies, paving the way for greater retail and commercial use of digital currencies in the US. Tweeting on Thursday, […]

Vitalik Buterin is one of Time magazine’s top 100 most influential people of the year

September 16, 2021

The Ethereum co-founder continues to be seen as a major influencer in the cryptocurrency space Vitalik Buterin is not only the co-founder of Ethereum but is now also considered one of the most influential people of 2021, according to Time magazine. Buterin now rubs shoulders with world leaders, celebrities and activists who have also had […]

Price of Litecoin spikes after fake press release claims Walmart will accept the crypto

September 15, 2021

Popular crypto Litecoin briefly surged on Monday after a press release claimed the retail giant Walmart would begin accepting the blockchain asset. Despite being published through reputable channels, the press release was inauthentic. A verified Litecoin Twitter account inadvertently tweeted what turned out to be fake news at 9:50am ET. Within minutes, the false claims […]

Australian FinTech Zip has its sights in the US cryptocurrency market

September 15, 2021

The FinTech company sees a golden opportunity in the US cryptocurrency space The cryptocurrency space is in the crosshairs of many, which makes sense given its growing popularity over the past few years. Many celebrities, well-known companies, and more have increasingly dipped their toes into the waters of this market. Now, Zip, the Australian “buy […]

Coinbase announces debt offering in an attempt to raise $1.5 billion

September 14, 2021

Recent attacks from regulators may have the cryptocurrency exchange nervous According to an announcement shared yesterday, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the US, Coinbase, is planning to conduct a debt offering in order to raise a total of $1.5 billion. As explained by the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange, the capital raised will be earmarked toward growing […]

Rapper Ja Rule now has his own cryptocurrency and NFT marketplace

September 13, 2021

The NFT space continues to draw a massive amount of attention from celebrities The growing list of rappers and Hip Hop artists getting involved in the world of cryptocurrencies now needs to give Ja Rule a space. Ja has long shown a keen interest in the crypto universe and has now decided to launch a […]

Louisiana casinos to see double-digit revenue drop due to Hurricane Ida

September 13, 2021

Louisiana casinos continue to have difficulty recovering and finding solid ground According to a gaming industry analyst, Louisiana could see a decline in casinos by approximately 19% after being heavily devastated by Hurricane Ida’s Category 4 winds more than a week ago. Disasters like these are difficult to predict, and clearly, the casino industry had […]

A bug in OpenSea may have caused the destruction of $100,000 in NFTs

September 10, 2021

The NFT platform mysteriously loses several tokens in a blockchain black hole Occasionally, there may be errors that result in large losses, including monetary losses. Something like this has happened with the Open Sea market, which is indicated by different reports, has had an error that concluded in the removal of non-fungible tokens (NFT’s) owned […]

MasterCard agrees to purchase crypto intelligence firm CipherTrace

September 10, 2021

MasterCard announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire CipherTrace. The Silicon Valley startup, which was founded in 2015, is best known for its crypto-related security and fraud detection technology. CipherTrace’s customers include governments, regulators and banks. The company currently offers insight on 900 different cryptocurrencies. With a broad range of tools covering […]

The SEC isn’t happy with Coinbase over its latest cryptocurrency offering

September 9, 2021

The financial watchdog threatens to sue Coinbase if it proceeds with crypto yield program Coinbase could soon be facing a lawsuit from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following the agency’s threat. This is due to a crypto performance program that it considers a security. The SEC’s efforts to be able to continue to […]

A quarter of US teenagers would choose cryptocurrency investments over real estate

September 8, 2021

A new survey shows that interest in crypto among the younger generation is growing The stock market, cryptocurrencies and other different investments in the high-octane GameStop era have been a key point to study by different researchers, who seek to know what the perceptions of American teenagers are. According to the study, cryptocurrencies took the […]

The NFL doesn’t want teams making deals with cryptocurrency companies

September 7, 2021

The league presents new rules that leave more questions than answers It has long been seen how the cryptographic space has formed a strong relationship with many relevant athletes and teams in the US, including those in the NFL. The popularity of cryptocurrencies continues to grow; however, the NFL management seems not to have enough […]

The SEC is reportedly investigating Uniswaps Labs and its decentralized exchange

September 6, 2021

The financial watchdog isn’t happy with the way the cryptocurrency company has been operating According to a report shared by the Wall Street Journal late last week, the developer of the decentralized exchange Uniswap is being investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Perhaps the agency believes that something is amiss with the […]

The Binance cryptocurrency exchange plans on going public by 2024

September 3, 2021

The company has had serious regulatory issues lately, but expects to turn things around It appears that plans for the next few years are well laid out by Binance.US, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange affiliated with Binance. According to Binance CEO and founder Changpeng Zhao, the company intends to send out an initial public offering (IPO) […]

Twitter could soon have a cryptocurrency tipping feature

September 2, 2021

The social media platform is reportedly working on a way to allow users to tip posts with cryptocurrency According to the latest updates related to Twitter, the free social network that allows you to write messages quickly and easily, the necessary paperwork is being done to allow Bitcoin (BTC) tips for content creators on the […]

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