Crypto Lender Dharma Adds Support for USDC

Crypto lender Dharma has begun supporting the peer-to-peer lending of USDC, The Block reported on May 22. Before now, the San Francisco-based company only supported Dai, a stablecoin backed by ether (ETH) that has been regarded as too risky by some investors due to its design, according to Max Bronstein, the company’s business development manager. As USDC is […]

Bitcoin-Based Smart Contracts Platform Adds “Third Layer” Scaling Solution

RIF Labs officially launched their Bitcoin scaling solution at Consensus 2019. The RIF Lumino Network is comparable to the Lightning Network in its scalability potential, but as it’s built on top of the RSK protocol, there are many differences. RIF Labs CEO Diego Gutierrez Zaldivar walked through these differences as well as the ambitions of […]

Firefox Browser Adds Option to Automatically Block Crypto Mining Scripts

Mozilla has released an update for its Firefox browser which includes an option to block cryptocurrency mining scripts on websites. The option is being offered alongside control of cookies and trackers in the “Privacy & Security” tab of the browser, where users can now also choose to tick a box that prevents “cryptominers” from running, Mozilla […]

Coinbase Commerce Adds Support for Circle’s USD Coin (USDC)

U.S.-based Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase on May 20, 2019, announced that its merchant-oriented service Coinbase Commerce now accepts U.S. dollar-pegged stablecoin USD Coin (USDC). Coinbase Commerce Adds Support for USDC In a bid to foster the adoption of digital currencies among merchants and business owners, Coinbase Commerce has integrated Circle’s stablecoin USDC. This gives the platform’s […]

Bitcoin.com’s Market Cap Aggregator Adds More Informative Crypto Data

A little over a year ago, our web portal launched a new market cap aggregator, Markets.Bitcoin.com, which showcases the top 500 cryptocurrency market valuations. More recently we’ve added some great data to Markets.Bitcoin.com so people can get information on not only the price of their favorite coins, but also real-time charts featuring transactions per day, […]

Opera Browser Adds TRON to its Native Crypto Wallet

TRON founder Justin Sun has been in the news recently through a number of events. Most famously, perhaps, the recent Tesla giveaway debacle raised the ire of the cryptocurrency community and may well have backfired against its original intention. However, the famous founder has also encountered a host of positive news bites regarding his blockchain […]

Crypto Exchange Seed CX Adds Support for Three Stablecoins

Chicago-based crypto exchange Seed CX has announced support for stablecoins Paxos (PAX), USD Coin (USDC), and TrueUSD (TUSD) in a press release on May 14. The new stablecoin additions can be traded for U.S. dollars starting May 17, and the exchange is aiming to roll out trading pairs between the stablecoins and other fiat currencies […]

Bitcoin Margin Trading Platform PrimeXBT Adds Forex, Indices, and Commodities

PrimeXBT, a global multi-asset Bitcoin-based margin trading platform known for offering advanced trading tools, launched Forex, Commodities, and Indices. By adding over 18 of the world’s most popularly trading FX currency pairs, PrimeXBT has a unique value proposition for the global trading community, offering a robust variety of financial instruments and combining world-class forex currencies, […]

Crypto Wallet Abra Adds In-App Support for ‘Thousands’ of US Banks

Cryptocurrency wallet and investment app Abra now allows users to connect accounts from “thousands” of U.S. banks, the firm announced Thursday. The expanded bank options come courtesy of an integration with Plaid, a fintech service that enables applications to connect with users’ bank accounts using APIs. Until now, Abra users in the U.S. and EU […]

London-Listed Argo Blockchain Adds 1,000 Miners in Bid to Salvage Stock Price

Publicly listed crypto mining firm Argo Blockchain has said it’s expecting to break even this quarter after a recent investment in new equipment. In a press release posted on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) website Wednesday, the struggling firm said that its new batch of 1,000 Bitmain Z11 miners came into production last week and […]