Category: Light Side

Coinbase Plus Visa: An Engagement We Were Looking For

Admit it. We were all waiting for news like this one. Yes, we were. Because it’s news like this which will make crypto adoption truly “mass” and crypto concept easily understandable for people. So, Coinbase and Visa have announced a partnership in the UK, to begin with; EU countries will join in the coming months. …

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 …

Bitcoin To Beat Everyone In A Bid To Become The Main Payment System

Hey yo, people! What a time to be the crypto enthusiast! After buzzing news about the latest crypto rally, here is another cool one: Bitcoin will beat Visa and Mastercard in a bid to become THE main payment system.   That will be mint! The new research states that if Bitcoin maintains its pace, it …

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 …

Bitcoin: Keep Rollin’ Rollin’ Rollin’, Come On!

Bitcoin is on a roll! Going up and registering the biggest jump in months (the price was $4,734 according to CoinMarketCap by the time of publishing this article). Is crypto spring finally upon us? Because everybody was fed up with crypto winter, honestly, it was too much. At one point today Bitcoin even reached $5,000 …

The Biggest Railway In Japan Plans To Accept Crypto

Japan is really serious about crypto. The country clearly wants to be at the forefront when it comes to mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. After the news about the launching of Yahoo! backed crypto exchange, more exciting information appeared.   The biggest railway and subway operator in the country – Japan Railways Group (JR Group) – …

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 …

Switzerland: Online Shopping With Crypto

Digitec Galaxus, the biggest online retailer in the country, has started to accept crypto payments. Now, how cool is that? Instead of endless talks about strategies on crypto mass adoption, Digitec Galaxus just made crypto payment option available. That’s it, that’s how to promote crypto to the masses. For starters, there are two online shops …