Contrary to reports making the rounds on the cryptocurrency news circuit, regulators in Thailand have removed three cryptocurrencies from the list of accepted tokens for ICO fundraising and virtual currency trading. The Thai SEC announced the news in a press release published on its website on Thursday (February 28, 2019). Continue reading THAILAND BANS ICOS FROM USING BITCOIN CASH, LITECOIN AND ETHEREUM CLASSIC
The Decred community is currently discussing a proposal for its Treasury to fund the development of decentralized exchange infrastructure. Continue reading Using Governance To Decide The Future: Is Decred (DCR) Going To Build A Decentralized Exchange?
Is XRP the standard for international money transfer? A fast, low-fee digital currency designed for cross-border payments, it’s too soon to tell whether XRP will usurp SWIFT, the 800-pound gorilla in the space. However, XRP is definitely getting more and more traction lately: a growing number of high-profile companies are testing it—and some are fully committed to using it in their payment services. Continue reading Who’s using Ripple’s most XRP-intensive product
The Iota Foundation, the company behind the cryptocurrency Iota (MIOTA), announced its partnership with startup incubator Nova through a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 18. Continue reading Iota Foundation Partners With Incubator Nova to Fund Startups Using Blockchain
A foreign exchange company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has begun using Ripple’s blockchain technology to complete cross-border remittance payments. Finablr, a firm which owns and operates both the UAE Exchange and Unimoni, will initially adopt the technology to make payments to Thailand, with a view to expanding into other countries over time. Continue reading UAE-based Finablr Begins Cross-border Payments Using Ripple (XRP)