Zip eyes millennials with planned launch of crypto trading in the US next year

Australian “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) firm Zip, the smaller rival to Square’s recently-acquired Afterpay, is hitching its future growth prospects to the cryptocurrency industry. Zip USA CEO Brad Lindenberg told attendees at the company’s first retail investor day that “The innovation around crypto feels like the internet did in 1995.” The company’s interest in… Continue reading Zip eyes millennials with planned launch of crypto trading in the US next year

Brazil’s central bank eyes regulation for digital currencies

The Brazilian central bank is looking to regulate digital currencies as the country takes to digital payments. The president of the Central Bank of Brazil has been pushing for friendlier regulations for the sector and in a recent event, he revealed that the bank is seeking to establish regulatory clarity for digital currencies. Brazil has… Continue reading Brazil’s central bank eyes regulation for digital currencies

BTC eyes $50K breakout despite most ‘greed’ since all-time highs: 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) is approaching its second attack on pivotal resistance this week as bulls remain firmly in the driver’s seat. After a mixed weekend that saw both a run on $48,000 and a major rejection at that level, Bitcoin is already back, having made up all of its losses. With conditions broadly favorable for continued… Continue reading BTC eyes $50K breakout despite most ‘greed’ since all-time highs: 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

PayPal eyes central bank digital currency wallet role

In its latest earnings call, PayPal CEO Dan Schulman expressed his satisfaction with the company’s progress related to digital currencies. He outlined several new features such as $100,000 per week limits, but more tellingly, he talked at length about central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and PayPal’s potential role in them. Recently, CoinGeek has been covering… Continue reading PayPal eyes central bank digital currency wallet role

Wall Street eyes COVID-19 Delta variant as return to office looms

Big banks closely monitoring Delta variant spread as they weigh reopening plans: Gasparino Sources tell FOX Business’ Charlie Gasparino that JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley could possibly delay reopenings depending on the Delta variant.  As the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its worst day since October of last year over pandemic fears, FOX… Continue reading Wall Street eyes COVID-19 Delta variant as return to office looms

Binance CEO CZ Has Eyes Peeled For An Ether vs. BNB Tussle As Network Wars Intensify

The network rivalry between Ethereum and Tron may have been the most pronounced in the past, and most recently, that onlookers may have forgotten that the former is also a Binance competitor, thanks to the arrival of the Binance smart chain. An Ether and BNB rivalry is brewing  With the arrival of the Binance smart… Continue reading Binance CEO CZ Has Eyes Peeled For An Ether vs. BNB Tussle As Network Wars Intensify

Oatly eyes IPO at $15 to $17 a share

Oatly CEO: Health, sustainability concerns a major driver for our sales Oatly CEO on investors, expanding oat milk production Celebrity-backed Swedish oat-milk maker Oatly Group AB prepared to price its initial public offering Wednesday amid another day of stock-market declines. The company set its sights on raising between $1.27 billion and $1.43 billion by selling… Continue reading Oatly eyes IPO at $15 to $17 a share

All eyes on Contact, Meridian as S&P index rebalancing looms

Shares in Contact and Meridian look likely to remain on a rocky road until key index changes take effect on April 16. Trade in both stocks has been extremely volatile as clean, green power generators have became flavour of the month for exchange traded funds (ETFs). BlackRock – the world’s biggest asset manager – has… Continue reading All eyes on Contact, Meridian as S&P index rebalancing looms

Pandemic means far fewer eyes on kids’ welfare

LANSFORD, Penn. — Ava Lerario lived in a home marked by both love and chaos, even before the walls of the pandemic started closing in on her fractured family. Sandwiched between two brothers, the 9-year-old was her father’s princess, and she loved to snuggle up with her mom to read. She sometimes lugged her favorite… Continue reading Pandemic means far fewer eyes on kids’ welfare

Japan eyes central bank digital currency experiments in 2021

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is set to begin experimenting with its central bank digital currency later this year. BOJ said in the past that it doesn’t intend to issue a digital yen, claiming that Japan’s digital payments are sufficient currently. Speaking in a recent news conference in Tokyo, BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda stressed the… Continue reading Japan eyes central bank digital currency experiments in 2021

China: Suzhou Eyes Black Friday for Digital Yuan CBDC Test

China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) testing train is scheduled to make its next stop in the city of Suzhou as authorities accelerate plans to issue the digital yuan. While several countries are actively involved in developing their sovereign digital currencies, China is reportedly leading the global CBDC revolution.  Suzhou Plans Red Envelop CBDC Trial… Continue reading China: Suzhou Eyes Black Friday for Digital Yuan CBDC Test

Zilliqa (ZIL) Sets its Eyes on DeFi

Quick take: The team at Zilliqa (ZIL) has hinted that the project will soon venture into DeFi This includes gZIL farming and ZILSwap to be launched soon Furthermore, Zilliqa could possibly host another decentralized exchange The DeFi industry is expanding at warp speed and the team at Zilliqa (ZIL) has hinted that the project wants… Continue reading Zilliqa (ZIL) Sets its Eyes on DeFi

Chainlink (LINK) Eyes Lucrative Vietnamese eSports Industry With KardiaChain Partnership | BTCMANAGER

With a special goal of promoting blockchain interoperability and true utility, KardiaChain has announced its integration of Chainlink decentralized oracles as per a blog post on July 16, 2020. Oracles enable smart contracts to obtain external triggers. These are verified data availed through a tamper-proof system, a business Chainlink is heavily involved in. KardiaChain Partnership… Continue reading Chainlink (LINK) Eyes Lucrative Vietnamese eSports Industry With KardiaChain Partnership | BTCMANAGER

Singapore Crypto Exchange Eyes US Expansion After Registering With FinCEN

While global cryptocurrency firms increasingly come to Singapore to benefit from its crypto-friendly ecosystem, some local firms are also expanding their operations beyond local jurisdiction. Bitget, a Singapore-headquartered digital asset platform, has obtained regulatory approval from the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the primary regulator for money service businesses in the country. MSB… Continue reading Singapore Crypto Exchange Eyes US Expansion After Registering With FinCEN

US eyes new outbreaks as infections worldwide top 590,000

New Orleans: As the number of worldwide cases of coronavirus infections escalated past half a million people on Friday, Saturday AEDT, a new test promising to deliver positive results in five minutes was approved in the United States. The US Food and Drug Administration conducted an emergency clearance of the new rapid cartridge-based test from… Continue reading US eyes new outbreaks as infections worldwide top 590,000

Bakkt Eyes $1 Trillion in Digital Assets Following Series B Funding Round | BTCMANAGER

Microsoft’s M12 and Pantera Capital are among investors in a $300 million Series B funding round for Bakkt. The fresh influx of capital comes as the company looks to launch its consumer payments app while announcing the option of Bakkt Cash payment for Starbucks coffee. Microsoft Leads $300 Million Series B Funding for Bakkt Bakkt… Continue reading Bakkt Eyes $1 Trillion in Digital Assets Following Series B Funding Round | BTCMANAGER

European Parliament eyes dress code crackdown

European Parliament eyes dress code crackdown after Liberal Democrat members wore ‘B******s to Brexit’ T-shirts in the chamber Officials are concerned MEPs are bringing the institution into disrepute by wearing the bright yellow emblazoned tops  A dress code crackdown could be launched by the European Parliament after Liberal Democrat members wore ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ T-shirts… Continue reading European Parliament eyes dress code crackdown

All eyes on Durham after rebuke of IG Horowitz's findings

Hannity: Barr signals Durham report is where all the action will be Reports on FISA abuse and Russia origins set to be released, contain major revelations. In the hours after U.S. Attorney John Durham announced Monday that he did not "agree" with key findings by Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz, speculation swirled over what… Continue reading All eyes on Durham after rebuke of IG Horowitz's findings

Tony Wheeler eyes startups including Star Wars-filming startup

In the decade since selling out of Lonely Planet, Tony Wheeler has been involved in countless innovative projects and in the tech world there's one Hollywood-focused startup that he's invested in. Mr Wheeler and his co-founder and wife Maureen have launched a range of new ventures since exiting Lonely Planet for more than $200 million… Continue reading Tony Wheeler eyes startups including Star Wars-filming startup

Bitcoin Eyes Crash Towards $6K as Market's Distress Grows

Bitcoin opened on a faint note this Monday as the market showed a lack of sense of direction owing to low volatility. The world’s leading cryptocurrency was trading at around $7,575.27 as of 1429 UTC after rising by 0.8 percent since the market open. The move upside brought the asset’s net month-to-date gains up by… Continue reading Bitcoin Eyes Crash Towards $6K as Market's Distress Grows

Eyes in the sky: Outdoor viewing deck is 100 stories high

Living on the ‘Edge’: Western Hemisphere’s tallest outdoor observation deck to offer views over New York from 1,131ft – but would YOU dare to step on overhanging glass floor? Edge, the outdoor observation deck that hangs from 100 stories high at 30 Hudson Yards skyscraper, will be open to the public beginning on March 11,… Continue reading Eyes in the sky: Outdoor viewing deck is 100 stories high

Ripple's XRP Eyes Relief Price Rally; Here's Why

XRP was rising on Tuesday as investors flew out of the bitcoin market amid growing uncertainties regarding its safe-haven status. The Ripple blockchain’s native asset climbed 1.73 percent to $0.00455 on BitFinex exchange. That brought its week-to-date gains up by more than 2.5 percent, providing one of the first signs of a relief price rally… Continue reading Ripple's XRP Eyes Relief Price Rally; Here's Why

Japanese Unicorn Liquid Enters Joint Venture as It Eyes US Expansion

Crypto trading platform Liquid has established a joint venture with Virtual Currency Partners in order to enter the United States market, Cointelegraph Japan reported on May 15. The Japanese company, which achieved unicorn status after funding put its valuation at more than $1 billion last month, says the new venture will be known as Liquid… Continue reading Japanese Unicorn Liquid Enters Joint Venture as It Eyes US Expansion

Bitcoin Miner Hut 8 Reveals $136 Million Losses for 2018, Eyes Market Uptrend

Canadian bitcoin (BTC) mining company Hut 8 made almost $50 million in revenue last year but triggered total losses of almost $140 million, according to an annual earnings report released on May 6. Hut 8, which counts itself as one of the world’s largest publicly-traded cryptocurrency mining companies, saw 2018 revenue hit $49.4 million. The… Continue reading Bitcoin Miner Hut 8 Reveals $136 Million Losses for 2018, Eyes Market Uptrend