Global payment giants, PayPal, has announced that it will allow its customers in the UK to buy, sell and hold Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This marks the first international expansion of PayPal’s crypto services outside the U.S. The price of Bitcoin reacted in response, jumping to as high as $50,482.08
PRESS RELEASE. Crown Sterling’s Crown Sovereign token (CSOV), the world’s first quantum-resistant digital asset, will be listed on Bitcoin.com Exchange in late September. This represents a milestone for both parties, one where Crown Sterling’s (CSOV) token will be listed on one of the world’s leading exchanges, while the Bitcoin.com Exchange
Vienna-based crypto platform Bitpanda has announced the firm has secured $263 million in a Series C funding round. The financing was led by Valar Ventures and Leadblock Partners, Jump Capital, Alan Howard, and Redo Ventures joined the investment round. The latest financing gives Bitpanda an overall valuation of $4.1 billion.
The Shenzhen office of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has reportedly set out to correct the business activities of about a dozen companies allegedly engaged in cryptocurrency transactions. According to Chinese media, the entities have been targeted in a crackdown on crypto trading in the city. People’s Bank of
Lloyds Banking Group, the British parent company of Lloyds Bank, is currently hiring a “digital currency [and] innovation senior manager,” according to a recent job listing posted to BYP Network. Lloyds is one of the largest financial services firms in the world with close to $500 billion assets under management
The Brazilian Federal Police launched Operation Compliance, a probe against cryptocurrency-related money laundering crimes last week. The probe resulted in the execution of several seizure warrants across the country, involving 150 federal policemen active in five different cities. Operation Compliance came about by way of an investigation that identified cryptocurrency-related
Fitch Ratings, the American credit agency and member of the ‘Big Three’ credit agencies, has published a paper on El Salvador’s adoption of bitcoin and making the crypto asset legal tender in the country. Fitch believes that after the country enforces the new tender law it will face “volatility risk”
PRESS RELEASE. Lagos – African-founded cryptocurrency exchange, Quidax is integrating with Polygon. Polygon is the first well-structured, easy-to-use platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Quidax’s integration with Polygon is Polygon’s first in Africa and represents a significant milestone as it gains increased developer adoption. As part of the integration,