Friday, April 19, 2019
It seems like people aren’t feeling crypto, anymore. Bottom line effects on crypto traders and miners who churn out the tokens have been measurable. For large corporations who reaped the benefits of being in the space, the falloffis more measurable. Astutely aware of this, these companies are making changes. This includes those...
Visa Inc. is seeking a full-time technical product manager in Palo Alto, California. In a job posting to SmartRecruiters, the global card giant said it is looking for someone who is “passionate about the intersection of payments and cryptocurrency,” and “deeply familiar with permissionless blockchain technology.” With the additional job requirement of...
Western Union is pushing further into the crypto world, teaming up with a cross-border payments network so its customers can take advantage of mobile wallets. The network is Thunes, and through it, Western Union customers can send funds directly into a recipient’s mobile wallet. All they need to do is go...
Ethereum mastermind Vitalik Buterin, who holds 350,000 ETH in his main wallet address, allegedly cashed out $40 million worth of ETH between June 2017 and February 2018. The findings came to light by Alex Sunnarborg, a founding partner of the crypto hedge fund Tetra Capital, who dug into Vitalik’s historical...
U.S.-based crypto startup Abra is adding a new feature to its blockchain-based app that will allow global users to buy portions of traditional investment instruments. Announcing the news on Wednesday, Abra said the app will utilize the bitcoin blockchain and smart contracts technologies to support fractional investments in stocks, exchange-traded...
China’s economics experts fail to agree on the future of blockchain and digital currency, according to a survey from internet giant Tencent, cited by local news outlet Jiemian Feb. 1. Sent to 100 chief economists from banks, research institutions and universities, the survey was reportedly conducted by Tencent’s Financial Science...
Blockchain as a simple technological tool versus a completely new philosophy accidentally became one of the main topics of yesterday’s “Mapping the Future: Blockchain Solutions for Business” panel at the birthday of Blockchain Centre Vilnius. While the other participants in the panel touted the advantages of blockchain and how it can...