Visa working on blockchain interoperability hub for crypto payments

  Global payments giant Visa has introduced a project that aims to be a “universal adapter” of blockchains that can connect multiple cryptocurrencies, stablecoins as well as central bank digital currencies (CBDC). According to an official announcement on Thursday, Visa’s research team is working on a “Universal Payment Channel” (UPC) initiative,Read More →

China’s crackdown means Bitcoin is working, says crypto miner

  China’s crackdown on Bitcoin (BTC) mining and cryptocurrency trading recently became a primary driver for the red candlesticks on crypto market charts. But one Bitcoin mining engineer believes China’s ban on crypto is “fantastic news.” Brandon Arvanaghi, a former security engineer at crypto exchange Gemini, compared China’s harsh stanceRead More →

One of the most interesting trends surfacing in the crypto industry today is the increasing likelihood of Bitcoin emerging as the next global reserve currency – something that Bitcoin fundamentalists have been preaching for the last decade.    With the combination of transparency and decentralized trust brought on by theRead More →

  The European Commission’s newly proposed cryptocurrency regulations pose a specific risk for the decentralized finance industry, according to industry regulatory adviser XReg Consulting. Adopted by the European Commission on Sept. 24, the proposed Markets in Crypto-Assets, or MiCA, regulations aim to strengthen consumer and investor protection in the crypto industry byRead More →

  Binance’s much-anticipated cryptographic currency debit card, the Binance Card, is officially launched in the countries of the European Economic Area, or EEA. Binance told Cointelegraph on 14 July that users based in the EEA will be able to apply for a Binance card from August. While the UK willRead More →