Venezuelans Now Can Pay for Petrol in Fiat or (State-issued) Crypto

Source: Adobe/manjagui The Venezuelan government has announced that drivers can now fill their gas tanks with fuel – and pay using foreign currencies or the state-issued cryptoasset the petro (PTR). Caracas made its announcement over the weekend, and the measure became effective as of June 1, per a tweet from state-owned television station VTV Canal […]

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 22

Source: iStock/oonal Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here. _________________________________________ BiboxListings:HEX (HEX)eMusic (EMU) BinanceListings:Binance IDR Stablecoin (BIDR)Removed trading pairs:SingularityNET / Ethereum […]

Binance Korea to Integrate Coinfirm Real-Time AML Monitoring

Binance Korea will be monitoring activity on its platform for signs of money laundering thanks to a solution developed by Coinfirm. The partnership, announced on Monday, will help Binance’s Korea branch remain compliant with Anti-Money Laundering egulations resulting from the Financial Action Task Force’s Travel Rule. Coinfirm provides a blockchain-agnostic AML platform offered to various institutions dealing […]

These High Profile Bitcoin Investors Accumulate Ethereum Too

Source: Adobe/H_Ko Following strong price gains this year, prominent bitcoin (BTC) investors are revealing their growing interest in ethereum (ETH). The most recent example is Garry Tan, Co-founder of venture capital firm Initialized Capital, and one of the early investors in major crypto exchange Coinbase, who tweeted on Sunday that he had “started accumulating ETH […]

Web3 Brands and the Decentralized Renaissance – Cointelegraph Magazine

“The actual context and state of content [on the internet] is going to be so different to anything we can envisage at the moment, where the interplay between the user and the provider will be so in sympatico it’s going to crush our ideas of what mediums are all about.” — David Bowie, BBC Newsnight […]

BMW Blockchain Pilot, Bitcoin Competition + More News

Source: Adobe/david_franklin Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Blockchain and DLT news BMW’s blockchain platform Vantage is set for a pilot in South Korea, per Chosun. The platform will allow BMW customers to accrue “coins” on a […]

“Bitcoin Halving” in the Time of Corona

The text below is an advertorial article that was not written by journalists. In the last few months, we’ve learned that many things that seem safe and unchanging don’t have to be that way. For example, the Olympic Games have been postponed, which has never happened in history. However, even in these crazy times, […]

Crypto Market Sentiment Takes a Step Up; Bitcoin and Ether Remain Positive

Source: iStock/Nikada Crypto market sentiment has taken another step upwards. Following the last week’s small rise to 5.13/10, the combined moving 7-day average market sentiment score (sentscore) for the top 10 coins has increased to 5.33 over the course of last seven days, as shown by crypto market sentiment analysis tool Omenics. Both Bitcoin (BTC) […]

Goldman Sachs’ Time-Traveling Vampire Squid Fails To Undermine Bitcoin – Cointelegraph Magazine

Headlines From the Year 2030 Goldman Sachs stocks were down again today, closing 13% lower as the ailing behemoth was slapped with another trillion-dollar fine for its role in the Student Talent Untapped Potential Indemnified Debt (STUPID) meltdown. STUPIDs were undercollateralized ‘guaranteed’ debt swaps which duped investors into buying student loans against future graduate incomes. […]

Failing Monetary Policy Boosts BreadWallet’s Popularity in Venezuela, Says CEO

Despite once ranking as the fourth-most popular app in Venezuela, pioneering crypto wallet provider BreadWallet, or BRD, attributes its success in the country to local demand for crypto assets. Speaking with Cointelegraph on the topic of BreadWallet’s success in Venezuela, CEO Adam Traidman stated that local demand for crypto assets has been the principal driver […]