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PR: Bitcoin.com Partners With Travala.com to Boost Bitcoin Cash Adoption

The partnership will see Travala.com integrated in the official Bitcoin.com wallet with almost 4 million users London, United Kingdom –– May 15, 2019 — Travala.com, – leading blockchain travel booking platform, has announced a partnership with Bitcoin.com to empower millions of travelers to save on…

94% of Surveyed Endowment Funds are Allocating to Crypto Investments: Study

94% of endowments have been allocating to crypto-related investments throughout 2018, a new survey reveals. 94% of endowments have been allocating to crypto-related investments throughout 2018, a new survey published on April 12 reveals. The study was conducted in Q4 2018 by trade publications Global…

How the EU and 5 European Nations Regulate Cryptocurrency

Leading up to the G20 summit in June, the Financial Stability Board has detailed how the European Union and its member countries are regulating crypto assets, who the regulators are in each country and the scope of their oversight. In most cases, crypto assets are…

Bitcoin Donations Pour In For Julian Assange After Arrest

Figures from across cryptocurrency were lobbying for donations to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange April 11 as UK police arrested him after Ecuador rescinded his asylum. Ecuador President: Assange ‘Violated’ Terms Assange, who had been resident at the Ecuadorian embassy in London for seven years, suddenly…

Coinbase Crypto Exchange Debuts Visa Card for UK Customers

Coinbase has launched Coinbase Card, which enables its U.K.-based customers to make purchases with cryptocurrency. Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched Coinbase Card, that enables its United Kingdom-based customers to pay in-store and online with cryptocurrency. The development was announced in a blog post…

Barclays, RBS Join 40-Strong R3 Blockchain Real Estate Trial

Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland joined around 40 entities testing a platform based on R3’s Corda. Two major United Kingdom banks — Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) — have joined a trial using blockchain to streamline real estate purchasing after rethinking…

Study: 14% of Major Crypto Exchanges Are Licensed by Regulators

Regtech firm Coinfirm found that 69 percent out of 216 global crypto exchanges do not have “complete and transparent” KYC procedures. Only 14 percent of 216 global crypto exchanges were confirmed as being licensed by regulators, regulatory technology (regtech) startup Coinfirm found in its crypto…

London Metals Exchange Endorses International Blockchain Initiative: FT

Plans rumored to be afoot to streamline and open up metal industry supply chains amid pressure from critics. United Kingdom-based global metals trading mecca the London Metals Exchange (LME) is reportedly backing an effort to disrupt industry supply chains with blockchain, but would not confirm…

Following Launch of Services in the US, eToro Announces Listing of Tron

United Kingdom-based social trading platform eToro has added support for Tron. United Kingdom–based social trading platform eToro has announced the listing of Tron (TRX), the firm tweeted on Monday, March 25. The announcement comes on the heels of the launch of eToro’s crypto trading services…

Blockchain Boom in Ireland, but Brexit Looms

Financiers and investors fear that a “no deal” Brexit could spell “bust” for Ireland and the nations’ blockchain industry. Strong growth has returned to Ireland one decade after the banking crisis and international bailout. But, financiers and investors fear a “no deal” Brexit — in…