Author: Investor-Enthusiast

Western Union Just Can’t Stop With Crypto (Flirting)

Western Union was never shy to show an interest in crypto-related opportunities. Last year the company started to work on patents, which suggest that the method to increase the security of electronic payments is in development. There were some tests with XRP also. And most lately, the partnership with a Philippines-based e-wallet Coins.ph was announced. …

It’s Your Birthday, Satoshi!

Three Cryptoinsidr authors from the Light Sight are writing an article together, for the first time ever! Why? Because it’s Satoshi Nakamoto’s Birthday today! Or so Google and Wikipedia are saying. So what’s so special about April 5th? On this day, in 1933, the USA’s FED has confiscated all assets in gold from the country’s …

Welcome To The Blockchain Community, PayPal

PayPal is into blockchain too. I mean, that was inevitable; I do wonder it took this long though. The company has invested in Cambridge Blockchain, thus joining the extension of a Series A funding round. The startup focuses on sensitive data managing with the help of ledgers. Cambridge Blockchain has raised $10.5M to date and …

Japan & Yahoo! To Launch A Crypto Exchange

Yes, you read it right – Yahoo! is in crypto too. Japanese crypto exchange Taotao is backed by Yahoo! Japan (the company owns 40%); it’s set for May launch. It will trade Bitcoin and Ethereum to begin with, and there are plans to add Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple later. Yahoo! Japan announced its participation …

Huobi And OKEx Are Ready For Tron-Based USDT

Get your coins ready, fellow investors and crypto traders! Huobi and OKEx exchanges have announced their support for Tron-based USDT. This indicates further demand for stablecoins – a trend which keeps its steam for quite some time now. If you’re confused about “Tron-based USDT,” here a breakdown. Earlier this month Tron (a blockchain protocol) and …

Australia Is Serious About Its Blockchain Strategy

The Australian government wants to propel the usage of blockchain in the public sector. For this, the roadmap and donation (AU$100,000, or $71,000) are needed. In fact, the governing body wants Australia to become a “global leader” in this field. Kudos to them! This is a logical continuation of what some call “an obsession”: a …

IBM Hints On Stablecoin Development

That’s right; it seems that IBM is jumping on the stablecoin bandwagon. They’re basing their decision on the market demand for stablecoins, especially for financial institutions. IBM is very serious about the blockchain, and nope it seems that crypto – or rather, it’s more “fancy’ type, a stablecoin – is on their radar too. Here …

Crypto Indices Are Listed On Nasdaq

Starting from Monday, February 25, Bitcoin and Ethereum indices are officially listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange. So don’t be surprised, when you see BLX (Bitcoin Liquid Index) and ELX (Ethereum Liquid Index) symbols. The process works as follows: BLX and ELX capture data from multiple exchanges to show present a single price point for …

Baidu Has Launched A Blockchain Platform For dApps

This news is huge. Like, everyone else can stop what they’re doing, close their business and go on vacation. China is here and it’s a massive announcement. On the other hand, the competition will be enormous – and it’s always for the better. Baidu – a Chinese search giant (and it’s A giant, even Google …

Chainalysis Has Raised $30M In Series B Funding

Chainalysis is a startup, which focuses on crypto transaction analysis. It’s very telling that amid all the negativity, the company with an interest in the crypto market has raised sufficient funds. As it’s CEO, Michael Gronager, said: “The investment and the timing of it show that, despite fluctuating prices, there is quite a strong conviction …