Blockchain

Argentinian Exchange Ripio Raises $50 Million in Latest Funding Round Led by DCG

September 22nd, 2021

Ripio, a Latin American (Latam) exchange headquartered in Argentina, raised $50 million in its latest funding round, led by Digital Currency Group (DCG). The exchange, which has a stronghold in countries like Argentina and Brazil, will use these new funds to further expand to new countries in the area and consolidate its spot as one…

Digital Currency Firm FTX Acquires Crypto Derivatives Platform Ledgerx

September 1st, 2021

On Tuesday, West Realm Shire Services Inc., the parent company of the crypto exchange FTX, announced that the firm has acquired the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regulated digital currency futures and options exchange and clearinghouse Ledgerx. FTX Acquires Virtual Currency Futures and Options Exchange Ledgerx Ledgerx has been acquired by the cryptocurrency giant FTX,…

Chain of Events August 2021

August 27th, 2021

August 2021 Newsletter Crypto heated up this month. And we don’t just mean the markets. ICYMI: Asset Drops, trading competitions, and an improved experience August was filled to the brim with asset listings. The Blockchain.com Exchange added new coins, including Efinity Token (EFI), SushiSwap (SUSHI), and Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC). The Blockchain.com Wallet listed coins, including USD…

Decentralized TV Advances as Cudos Ties Up With Sator and Crypto-Themed Series “Hold on for Dear Life”

August 17th, 2021

As blockchain technology expands its horizons, attention is turning towards Hollywood with the introduction of a brand new decentralized series titled “HODL,” which will feature fan engagement tokens and highlight mining services-for-all. Audience to Gain Exposure to Token Incentives and Mining Art imitates life in one of the latest expressions of the blockchain universe as…

Crypto Games: The Final Score

August 10th, 2021

Like the Tokyo Games, the 2020 Crypto-Games have concluded and we could not have asked for a better turnout. A few fierce competitors started out hot early on. And while some had their lead overtaken by rivals, others held fast. Over the past two weeks, the Crypto Games tracked different crypto achievements across the world, celebrating…

Israel’s Mossad Is Hiring a Cryptocurrency Specialist

August 10th, 2021

The Israeli intelligence service, Mossad, is now looking to hire someone who understands digital currencies. According to the job posting, the role requires extensive expertise in the field of financial technologies. Mossad Recruiting Expert With Fintech Background Israel’s Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations, Mossad, is seeking an expert with a deep understanding of cryptocurrencies…

Two Blockchain-Based Digital Identity Projects Are Being Developed in Argentina

August 4th, 2021

Two blockchain-based digital identity projects are being developed in different regions of Argentina, with different objectives. One of them is directed to improve government-citizen relationships, facilitating these interactions in Misiones. The other one seeks to improve financial inclusion in the region of Gran Chaco. These two initiatives are being organized by Project Didi, an organization…

Announcing Asset Drops + an STX Trading Competition

August 2nd, 2021

Over the past few weeks, we’ve added asset after asset to Blockchain.com products, including CLOUT, USDC, UNI, DAI, COMP, STX, and LINK. And we’re only just getting started. This week we’re kicking it into high gear with even more asset drops, giveaways, and more. Follow along on our blog and Twitter for the latest news. Without further…

Renaming USD Digital to Paxos Standard

July 27th, 2021

Starting today, Blockchain.com users will find their USD-Digital tokens renamed to Paxos Standard, unifying our PAX listing across the Wallet and Exchange. In May 2019, we listed PAX in the Blockchain.com Wallet as our first stablecoin. One of the most actively traded stablecoins and among the first to be regulated by the New York State…

Binance NFT to tokenize Leonardo-da-Vinci & Van Gogh’s artwork

July 27th, 2021

Binance NFT platform has partnered with The Hermitage – one of the largest museums in the world, to tokenize artworks preserved at the museum. Binance announced yesterday that NFTs will be auctioned on its native marketplace at the end of August 2021. The collaborative NFT project is called, “Your token is kept in the Hermitage”,…