ALL FINTECH NEWS

Wonder Why You Haven’t Gotten Your Stimulus Check? Bankers Tried to Nab Your Money

You want your part. Bankers are already fighting for their part. When will your government stimulus check actually get to you, and how much will …

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Tesla Completes Blockchain Pilot to Speed China Imports Process

The electric car manufacturer participated in the trial back in December.

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How Cointelegraph Team Is Coping With the Coronavirus Crisis All Over the World

The Cointelegraph team talks about their experiences in handling the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has been changing the global economy, our lifestyle, our ways …

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Peer-to-Peer Crypto Exchange Paxful Now Lets You Trade Bitcoin for Gold

Paxful’s users can now directly trade bitcoin for gold through a new service offered by the peer-to-peer exchange.

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Weeks After Bitcoin’s Record Deleveraging, Bithumb Launches 5x Margin Trading

Bithumb Global has announced support for up to 5x leverage trading for BTC/USDT and ETH/USDT citing a surge in customer demand. Major South Korean exchange …

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Paxful Launches Peer-to-Peer Trading Between Gold and Bitcoin

P2P crypto exchange Paxful has launched support for trade between Bitcoin and gold. Peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency marketplace Paxful announced the introduction of support for trade …

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Streamr to Offer Binance’s Real-Time Trade Feeds on Marketplace

Binance’s real-time trades feed and quotes data will now be available on Streamr’s marketplace. Open-source blockchain infrastructure Streamr announced on April 7 a new integration …

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Blockchain Association Says Court ‘Erred’ With Decision to Block Telegram’s Token Issuance

The advocacy group has supported Telegram’s appeal over a U.S. district court’s decision to block the firm’s token issuance – even outside the country.

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Why Crypto Liquidations Protect Us All

The lack of institutionalization within the crypto space is the main obstacle for its further development and mass adoption. If the current COVID-19 pandemic has …

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Interview with Alan Scott about how Stablecoins will change our world.

Stablecoins is a big wave of change in in Fintech. So I was delighted when Alan Scott agreed to speak to me about how Stablecoins …

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Bitcoin Indicator That Led Price to $3.8K Turns Bullish; Is $10K Next

Bitcoin could move higher in the medium-term as one of its key technical indicators turns bullish for the first time since February. Dubbed as Golden …

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Crypto Miner Bitfarms Cuts Costs and Reduces Staff Due to COVID-19 Crisis

Canadian miner Bitfarms is temporarily reducing staff to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and weather the economic crisis. Publicly-listed Canadian mining and blockchain infrastructure …

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Privitar raises $80m in Series C featuring ABN Amro

Enterprise software and security company Privitar has raised $80 million in a Series C funding round led by Warburg Pincus. Privitar has raised $143m since …

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Up 3%: Bitcoin Leaves S&P 500 Behind in Year-To-Date Recovery

With HODLers now dominating the market, bitcoin appears on track to extend its recent upward move toward $8,000.

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Max Keiser: Selling Bitcoin Now for ‘Fiat Debt-Coupons’ Is a Crime

Coronavirus will subside but give governments carte blanche to control money and people who have no choice but to use it, warns Simon Dixon. Bitcoin …

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Cryptocurrency Exchange OKEx Tackles Small Balances With New Offering

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced a new feature that allows its users to convert small balances to the firm’s proprietary token OKB. Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced …

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IBM names former Bank of America exec as new cloud head

IBM has appointed former Bank of America chief technology officer Howard Boville as the new head of its cloud business. Howard Bolville, IBM Boville steps …

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‘Ship-to-Ship’ Trade and Other Secrets of North Korea’s Illicit $1.5B Crypto Stash

Experts on North Korea say the country’s $1.5 billion cryptocurrency war chest is used to fund an illicit web of trade networks and supply chains.

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Microsoft Helps Hospitals Fight Ransomware Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Microsoft is devoting resources to identifying ransomware vulnerabilities in the IT systems of hospitals to help in the fight against coronavirus. Global computing conglomerate Microsoft …

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Funding Options plugs into open banking with 20 lenders

Funding Options, a UK business loan marketplace, has adopted open banking technology in a bid to cut down on loan decision times as coronavirus puts …

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Curve launches numberless cards for new investors

Fintech firm Curve has joined a growing number of firms investigating the usage of numberless cards, launching a new range for the investors in its …

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Surprise! Super Mario 35th Anniversary Avoids Fashion Crossover Disaster

There’s a new fashion brand/gaming crossover, but for once the Super Mario 35th Anniversary Collection doesn’t actually suck! The post Surprise! Super Mario 35th Anniversary …

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Dramatic Tokyo Coronavirus Spike Parallels Scary New York Outbreak

Since late March, scientists warned that Japan is likely to be the next coronavirus pandemic hotspot after the U.S., with Tokyo its epicenter. The post …

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CargoSmart, Tesla and Cosco to Pilot Blockchain Tech in Cargo Release Process

CargoSmart’s and Tesla are testing a new blockchain application to streamline the cargo release process. CargoSmart, the software wing of the Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas …

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Bitcoin Community Funds Italian Red Cross Medical Facility to Combat Coronavirus

Bitcoin donations have funded a mobile medical center used to assess Italians potentially hit by the novel coronavirus.

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Trade finance fintech Envoy is ready for the coronavirus rebound

Whilst many fintechs are currently battling amid the coronavirus storm, some are waiting, comforted by the knowledge that the global market’s post-pandemic rebound will see …

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Bitfinex Launches Staking in Response to Customer Demand

Bitfinex is launching a staking service allowing EOS, Tezos, Cosmos, and V-Systems holders to generate passive income from proof-of-stake crypto assets held on the exchange. …

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Paul Cormier steps in as new Red Hat CEO

Open source software firm Red Hat has announced Paul Cormier as its new president and chief executive officer. Paul Cormier, Red Hat Cormier succeeds Jim …

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NatWest’s Mettle gives users access to FreeAgent’s accounting software

Mettle, NatWest’s digital bank for businesses and freelancers, has announced its partnership with FreeAgent, giving all its customers free access to the cloud-based accounting software. …

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KBC spins out wealthtech business into new start-up ‘everyoneINVESTED’

Belgian bank, KBC, has spun out its wealthtech business into a new start-up called ‘everyoneINVESTED’. The start-up, designed to make investing less stressful and get …

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Ether Rises to 28-Day High Amid Positive Sentiment for Coming ‘Eth 2.0’ Upgrade

Experts say ether’s recent rise in value can in part be attributed to growing confidence in the network’s future.

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Bitcoin Has Gained $600 for 3 Consecutive Mondays — Price Hits $7,400

After knocking out a key resistance zone, Bitcoin bulls now look to set a higher high above $7,930, which will be a major challenge. Bitcoin …

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LCH implements clearing and settlement solution from LSEG Technology

LSEG Technology, the London Stock Exchange Group’s technology solutions division, has implemented its Millennium Clearing & Risk system at UK clearing house LCH. 20 million …

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Westpac’s acting CEO gains full authority as bank gears up COVID-19 response

Westpac, Australia’s second-largest retail bank, has announced the appointment of its new CEO Peter King, who has been acting as CEO since December 2019. “I …

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CoinGecko CEO: ‘Hard for CoinMarketCap to Stay Neutral’

In an interview with My Two Gwei, CEO Bobby Ong addressed the recent $400 million acquisition of CoinMarketCap by crypto exchange Binance. Just one week …

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Bitcoin Bulls Aim Crucial Test of 100-day SMA Near $8K

Bitcoin is up close to 5% and it broke the $7,000 resistance area against the US Dollar. It seems like BTC bulls are now aiming …

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Breaking Banks, Silos, or Networks: which is harder?

Efi Pylarinou is the founder of Efi Pylarinou Advisory and a Fintech/Blockchain influencer – No.3 influencer in the finance sector by Refinitiv Global Social Media 2019. …

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Ripple (XRP) Retreats From Key Resistance But Bulls Are Comfortable

Ripple is up close to 10% and it broke the $0.2000 resistance against the US Dollar. However, XRP price struggled to gain strength above $0.2025 …

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Brave Tokens Available for Trading on Gemini Starting April 24

Beginning on April 24, Brave browser users will be able to deposit Basic Attention Tokens into their Gemini accounts. Brave, the open-source pay-to-surf browser, will …

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Germany’s Crypto Custody Law Hits a Snag: Startups Can’t Get Bank Accounts

Even though the crypto custody law falls under the German banking act, German banks are hesitant to give crypto firms bank accounts.

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Ethereum Rallies 20% But Fails To Surpass 100-day SMA

Ethereum surged close to 20% and climbed above the $170 resistance against the US Dollar. However, ETH price is struggling to gain momentum above the …

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Bitcoin Price Will Go Up as Only Profitable Miners Remain: Data Analyst

Investors fear that the upcoming Bitcoin halving is in peril after last month’s 50% drop but blockchain data from CryptoQuant shows miners remain strong going …

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PayMaya’s Parent Company Secures US$ 120 Million from Tencent, IFC, KKR and PLDT

PLDT, a major telco player from the Philippines, KKR, a Global investment firm, Tencent, the China-based internet giant, and IFC, a member of the World …

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Investigating Digital Assets in Japan Stymied by Nature of Crypto

As part of the Financial Statements Committee, the Minister of Finance is conducting an investigation into digital assets in Japan. According to top government officials …

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Sony’s Best Move Is to Cancel This Year’s PS5 Launch

A rumored hardware problem should encourage Sony to delay the PlayStation 5 (PS5) and keep selling the PS4 instead. It’s reportedly been increasing sales during …

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Alyssa Milano’s #MeToo Double Standard for Joe Biden Is Hilarious

Good thing Alyssa Milano is pro-choice, because her double standards for Joe Biden and Brett Kavanuagh just aborted the #MeToo movement. The post Alyssa Milano’s …

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BitMEX Operator Gives $400K Sponsorship to Cybersecurity Nonprofit

After losing a large sponsor in February, cybersecurity organization Shadowserver obtained a new $400K grant from HDR Global Trading. HDR Global Trading, the operator of …

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Coronavirus exposes gaps in innovation

As central banks across the world are forced to react to the economic strains the coronavirus is putting them under, it’s become abundantly clear that …

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This Crypto Could Rally 40% in Coming Days After a Highly Bullish Breakout

The aggregated crypto market saw a notable rally today that was led by Bitcoin’s surge past the heavy resistance it was facing at $7,000. This …

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Bitcoin Price Rallies Higher but Must Hit $8K to Start a Bull Market

Bulls take control of the market by breaching $7,300 but as $8,000 approaches what is next for Bitcoin price? Bitcoin (BTC) closed the week up …

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Most of China’s DLT Firms That Closed in 2019 Were Scams or Poorly Planned

Most of the blockchain firms that closed in 2019 were cryptocurrency scams or had a lacking business model, according to recent research. Most of the …

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