Global council adds DeFi banking firm Scallop to help secure payment data

The board, formed by the traditional financial conglomerates American Express, Discover, Visa and Mastercard, welcomes the decentralized banking company (DeFi) to a forum of participating organizations that help improve...

Nifty News: One NFT per human in existence and the Pixelmon controversy

Dutch artist DADARA and digital rights management platform RAIRtech have developed a pool of 7.9 billion non-fungible (NFT) tokens. There is a group called “CryptoGreymen” on the Polygon Ethereum scaling...

Rakuten launches NFT marketplace to capitalize on growing adoption in Japan

Major Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten has announced the launch of a non-fungible token (NFT) trading platform called Rakuten NFT. The company first announced its plans to launch a private NFT...

Bakkt shares skyrocket after partnering with Mastercard and Fiserv

The intercontinental exchange-backed crypto service Bakkt (BKKT) increased sharply when it revealed two partnerships with major global payment companies. On Monday 25 October, MasterCard announced that it will work with...

How crypto became a major source of relief for embattled Ukraine

Ilya Polosukhin, a Ukrainian-born crypto-entrepreneur and co-founder of Near Protocol, explains how cryptocurrency has become an invaluable tool to support the Ukrainian resistance. “Cryptocurrency has become the biggest driver of...

Blockchain-based booking platform allows everyone to experience travel

After several months without travel, the 20-month COVID-19 travel ban in the US has finally been lifted, affecting all non-US citizens from more than 30 countries. With countries slowly...

Cardano (ADA) eyes 15% rally despite Charles Hoskinson’s fear over ‘macro factors’

The Cardano Vasil update is expected to be a bullish development, but macro concerns are heavily countering the bias. Cardano (ADA) will undergo a major network upgrade called Vasil on...

Top Latin America delivery app to accept crypto

The company has partnered with Bitso and Bitpay to enable users to pay for orders with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Rappi, the most popular delivery service in Latin America,...

Bitcoin bounce levels extend to $36K with bulls unmoved by 8% BTC price dip

Bitcoin (BTC) continued to break through support levels during trading on September 20 ahead of what promised to open a "very interesting" US stock market. 1-hour BTC / USD candlestick...

Digital ruble trial goes live as Bank of Russia insists on Bitcoin ban

Based on new reports of the Bank of Russia's rejection of the Ministry of Finance's proposal to regulate cryptocurrencies, the central bank began experiments with its digital currency. Russia's central...