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Analysis: Cryptocurrency ethereum is flourishing but risks linger

Ethereum has outperformed major digital currency rivals this year, bolstered by the surge in decentralized finance (DeFi) and the anticipation of a technical adjustment this summer...

Platform Industry: Ebay app and online marketplaces

EBay says open to accepting to cryptocurrencies in future

EBay Inc is open to the possibility of accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment in the future and is looking at ways to get non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on its platform, the com...

Ethereum news

Ethereum jumps to record high on report of EIB digital bond issuance

Ethereum, the number two cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization, rose to an all-time peak, with market participants citing media reports about the European Investment Ban...

Platform Industry: Bitcoin and digital currencies

Bitcoin slumps 14% as pullback from record gathers pace

Bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, fell as much as 14% to $51,541 on Sunday, reversing most of the big gains it made over the past week. 

Visa Payment

Visa moves to allow payment settlements using cryptocurrency

Visa has said it will allow the use of the cryptocurrency USD Coin to settle transactions on its payment network, the latest sign of growing acceptance of digital currencies by the...

Platform News: Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey’s first tweet sold for $2.9 million as an NFT

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey sold his first tweet as an NFT for just over $2.9 million dollars on Monday.

Platform News: A visualisation of Bitcoin, digital currency and cryptocurrency

Bitcoin falls after weekend record high as India considers a ban

Bitcoin dropped on Monday, falling from a record high above $60,000 over the weekend, as investors digested a potential ban from India on cryptocurrencies.

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs restarts cryptocurrency desk amid bitcoin boom

Goldman Sachs has restarted its cryptocurrency trading desk and will begin dealing bitcoin futures and non-deliverable forwards for clients from next week, a person familiar with t...

Platform News: Bitcoin cryptocurrency

Bitcoin extends retreat from record high to hit lowest in 20 days

Bitcoin dropped 6.39% to $43,165.78 on Sunday, losing $2,944.20 from its previous close.

Platform News: A visualisation of Bitcoin, digital currency and cryptocurrency

Police seize $60 million of crypto currency! Now, where’s the password?

German prosecutors have confiscated more than 50 million euros (approximately $60 million) worth of bitcoin. There’s only one problem: they can’t unlock the money becau...

Platform Industry: ongoing COVID-19 coverage, tracking and tracing

UK hospitals use blockchain to track COVID-19 vaccines

Two British hospitals have been using blockchain technology to keep tabs on the storage and supply of temperature-sensitive COVID-19 vaccines, the businesses behind the initiative ...

Platform Industry: Bitcoin and digital currencies

Bitcoin rallies above $30,000 for first time

Digital currency Bitcoin expanded its record-smashing rally over the weekend, starting the year with a surge over $30,000 for the first time, together with more investors and trade...

Platform Industry: All things crypto platforms and digital currency

Blockstack’s digital currency ‘Stacks’ to be tradable in US once new blockchain arrives

Tech company Blockstack PBC’s digital currency “Stacks” can become tradable by US investors together with the launching of its brand new blockchain early next yea...

Platform Industry: All things crypto platforms and digital currency

How American investors are gobbling up booming bitcoin

Bitcoin has grabbed headlines this week with its dizzying ascent to an all-time high. Yet, under the radar, a tendency was playing that could alter the surface of the cryptocurrenc...