Author: Blockchain Stats

Rakuten (Japanese Amazon) Subsidiary Approved as Virtual Currency Exchange Company

Rakuten, a Japanese e-commerce giant similar to Amazon, officially got its subsidiary cryptocurrency wallet, the Rakuten Wallet, registered and approved by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (JFSA). This has been confirmed by the company in a press release on March 25. The Rakuten…

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What is WaykiChain (WICC)?

The blockchain revolution is challenging the current mode of operations of traditional industries. Blockchain platforms form the base on which this blockchain revolution is established. The projected demand for blockchain applications in the future has lead to the…

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Dubai First Bitcoin ATM Gets Removed Just 2 Days After Its Launch

Dubai’s first Bitcoin ATM, installed earlier this week on March 19, was removed just 2 days after its launch, due to lack of AML/KYC obligations for the purchasing of Bitcoin (BTC). Earlier this week, IIB reported on the launch of…

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Binance To Introduce Margin Trading — CZ Wants BitMEX’s Piece of the Cake?

Binance, the highly popular cryptocurrency exchange with hundreds of listed cryptos, is rumored to be working on the implementation of margin trading, which enables traders to trade with borrowed money in a high-risk/high-reward leveraged position. Binance is believed…

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Can It Increase 220% To Hit $1 Before 2020?

The future of Ripple is a hotly debated topic which has continued to increase over the previous year. With the cryptocurrency being the prime suspect in the “is it a security or not” debate and with some competition…

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UPS Announces Blockchain Integration For Its Merchants

UPS, an American multinational package delivery and supply chain management company, has collaborated with Inxeption, an e-commerce technology company specializing in real-time analytics on blockchain, to rollout a blockchain-powered platform for improving merchant supply chains. According to the press release…

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Now IOTA Digital Currency Can Be Used as Payment With Merchants That Accept Apple Pay and Samsung Pay

Zeux, a mobile payments and banking services app that claims to be a digital banking solution for both fiat and cryptocurrencies, has partnered with the IOTA Foundation to add IOTA (MIOTA) to its list of payment methods. This is…

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Top 3 Ethereum Tokens to Watch in 2019

As we near the end of Q1 2019, there are plenty of things to be encouraged about throughout the cryptocurrency market. The bear market has been difficult, claiming more than a few casualties. The real story, however, has…

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Facebook Prepares For Blockchain Adoption, Posts Job For Legal Blockchain Counsel

Facebook is making strides in the blockchain industry with new hires as they prepare to launch their US dollar-backed stablecoin, which will purportedly launch in the first half of 2019. According to Facebook’s career center where the company…

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Tightening Cooperation With Ripple (XRP) to Spread MoneyTap to 200 Financial Institutions And Beyond

SBI Holdings, a Ripple partner which works closely with the cross-border payments-focused project, has published a notice announcing the formation of a new company called MoneyTap that focuses on cashless payments for small transfers. The notice describes the…

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