Binance Visa Card is now Available in Europe

Binance crypto exchange has announced that its Binance Visa Card is now available in Europe. According to a Tuesday blog post, the debit card automatically converts its holders’ crypto funds into a local currency, allowing them to spend crypto like Bitcoin at 60 million locations around the world. The crypto exchange offers up to 7% […]

BitFlyer Europe Teams Up with PayPal | News

BitFlyer, one of the largest Japanese crypto exchanges has linked up with payment giant PayPal to facilitate FIAT-to-crypto transactions within its European subsidiary. According to a press release, the partnership enables BitFlyer users to deposit into the exchange via PayPal. In this way, BitFlyer is aiming to bridge the gap between FIAT and crypto payments […]

European Gin Maker to Use Blockchain for Supply Chain Traceability

The Stin, an Austrian-based gin maker, has revealed plans to use decentralized blockchain network ICON (ICX) in its supply chain management. The company has partnered with blockchain firm Block42 which will link the ICON blockchain with NFC technology to maximize the security of the supply chain tracking system. By scanning a bottle, a Stin’s consumer […]

Crypto ATMs increase by 87% in 2020 | News

The total number of Bitcoin ATMs has passed to 10,000 worldwide, increasing by 87% per cent this year, to data from cryptocurrency analytics firm AksjeBloggen. This reflects an increase in cryptocurrency adoption amid the ongoing pandemic. In total, nearly 3,900 new bitcoin ATMs were installed by operators all across the world from September 2019. Сurrently […]

Twitter Introduces Set of Security Updates After the Infamous Hack

Social media giant Twitter has unveiled set of security updates, installed ahead of the US elections. The changes were made after the social media giant suffered a major security breach in June. All “high-profile” and election-related accounts were notified and were required to carry out additional security measures to protect their credentials. The accounts would […]

Just Eat’s France Subsidiary is Now Accepting Bitcoin

Just Eat, the UK’s online food delivery company, has partnered with bitcoin payment service provider Bitpay to accept cryptocurrency payments in its France subsidiary. Customers are now able to order and pay with bitcoin for food from over 15,000 restaurants in France. To make an order users have to download Just Eat application, link the […]

Peter Schiff: “I was right on gold, but wrong on Bitcoin”

Well-known bitcoin critic Peter Schiff has indirectly recognized mistakes in his predictions after the coin did not “collapse” when gold rose to a new all-time high on Aug 17. Schiff predicted the Bitcoin price by twitting with Tyler Winklevoss. Winklevoss predicted the digital asset’s baseline for all future dips would be $10,000, Schiff was decidedly more […]

Microsoft Warns of Info-stealing Malware Targeting Windows

Microsoft Security Intelligence (MSI) has warned of a new info-stealing malware targeting Windows systems. The new malware is called Anubis, like an unrelated Android banking malware, and uses code forked from Loki malware to steal system info, credentials, credit card details, cryptocurrency wallets.The new malware not only steals financial data but also aims at users’ […]

Bermuda Launches Token to Boost Economy

Bermuda government has launched a digital token to boost the local economy affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, the Government partnered with a cryptocurrency firm Stablehouse, although authorities insist there is no plan to issue a central bank coin. ‘I’m pleased to have participated in the pilot testing of @stablehouse_io’s digital stimulus token […]

India’s Prime Minister Falls Victim to Twitter Cyberattack

Twitter accounts of famous personalities continue to get hacked. On July 15, Twitter accounts of leading companies and famous people were hacked in a bitcoin scam. Over $120,000 worth of Bitcoin have been transferred to the main Bitcoin address provided by hackers, investigations are ongoing. Source link