Cryptocurrencies

Ethereum news

Cryptocurrency ether rises to new record high over $3,600

Ether, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency after bitcoin, has extended a breakaway rally to a new record high of $3,616, gathering momentum as investors diverted focus ...

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Bitcoin, ethereum see strong inflows in latest week

Bitcoin and ethereum, the two largest cryptocurrencies in terms of market capitalization, posted strong inflows last week that saw investments in the sector hit $489 million, the l...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin tumbles below $50,000, other cryptos sink over Biden tax plans

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies posted sharp losses on Friday, on concern that President Biden plans to raise capital gains taxes will curb investments in digital assets.

Platform News: Discord

Has Discord ended its sale talks with Microsoft?

Messaging platform Discord has ended deal talks with Microsoft and plans to focus on expanding the business as a standalone company, sources familiar with the matter told journalis...

Platform News: PayPal

PayPal’s Venmo launches crypto buying and selling

Venmo, the peer-to-peer payment service owned by PayPal, has said it has started allowing users to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies on its app, a step that could inspire more ma...

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 Industry: Bitcoin and digital currencies

Explainer: Bitcoin on your company balance sheet?

Large companies from carmaker Tesla to business intelligence firm MicroStrategy have swapped billions of dollars in cash for bitcoin in recent months.

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 Industry: Bitcoin and digital currencies

Bitcoin is at ‘tipping point,’ Citi says as price rises

Bitcoin rose nearly 7%  as risk assets rallied after last week’s bond rout cooled, with Citi saying the most popular cryptocurrency was at a “tipping point” and c...