Is Cryptocurrency the Answer? Egypt’s Central Bank Limits Daily Cash Withdrawals Amid Coronavirus Crisis
Egypt is facing a severe cash crunch as the country is feeling the economic pressure of the coronavirus outbreak. The central bank of Egypt has instructed local banks to begin restricting daily withdrawals and has instructed citizens not to withdraw so much money.
Libra Faces Competition as Celo Foundation Hands Out First Grants Expanding the Use of its Platform
Libra has been facing some competition as the Celo Foundation has awarded its first grants of $700,000 in total to 13 projects that expand the use of its platform.
Overthrowing Bitcoin? Charles Hoskinson Says Cardano Set to Become the Next Best Crypto
In his latest Periscope video, Charles Hoskinson, the creator of Cardano, once again emphasizes that the smart contract platform would become technologically superior to leading networks like Bitcoin and Ethereum or any other blockchain in the industry this year.
What are the Roles of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services in BMW Group's Blockchain Pilot?
BMW Group, a famous global premium manufacturer of motorcycles and automobiles, seeks to expand its pilot blockchain project, dubbed PartChain, to its international supply chains that are enshrined in complexity. Blockchain technology will be instrumental in propelling the traceability and transparency of crucial raw materials and parts as it will ease data sharing.
Binance Acquisition of CoinMarketCap for $400M Just a Stone’s Throw Away
Binance, one of the largest crypto exchanges globally, is reportedly ready to splash out nearly $400 million USD to attain CoinMarketCap, the most popular crypto data aggregator. It is alleged that the deal is in the final stages, and it is just a matter of time before it is revealed later this week.
Binance Delists FTX Tokens Due to Crypto Users' Lack of Understanding
Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, has made a tough decision to delist all FTX leveraged tokens, citing that customers did not understand how the tokens work. The exchange intends to shut off withdrawals and deposits for the assets on March 31 at 8 a.m. UTC and to stop trading at 10 a.m. on the same day. The decision has sparked mixed reactions. Some users support the decision while others want the leveraged tokens to remain on the crypto exchange platform.
Crypto Domains Made Available on Opera Browser Boosting Blockchain Adoption
Unstoppable Domains, a technology company building domains on the blockchain network, announced in a tweet the integration of '.crypto' domain with the Opera browser.
15,000 Bitcoins Transferred to Exchange Wallets Caught in Action: What Does This Mean for the Market?
According to the tweet shared by Whale Alert, in the last 24 hours, there have been transactions of 15,000 Bitcoins worth $99,702,423 from unknown wallets to different exchange wallets like Binance, OKEx, Coinbase, and Phoenix.
Brazilian Banking Federation President Claims Crypto Cannot Replace Fiat Money
The President of Brazilian Banking Federation has argued that cryptocurrencies do not meet the basic criteria of real currencies.
South Korea’s Largest Bank Reveals Crypto Custody Service Filing and Potentially Even More Crypto Services to Come
The largest bank in South Korea, KB Kookmin Bank has revealed its filing of a trademark application for KB Digital Asset Custody (KBDAC), its crypto custody service.