These Websites Help You Shop With Major Retailers Using Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency users are often forced to convert their coins to fiat in order to purchase items from leading retailers and ecommerce platforms such as Walmart and Home Depot, Amazon, Aliexpress, and Ebay. The hesitation of these merchants to embrace crypto

Andreessen Horowitz: How Facebook’s Libra Will Be Governed

Everyone is talking about Libra, Facebook’s big splash in the cryptocurrency space, announced on Tuesday. But on Wednesday at Fortune’s inaugural Brainstorm Finance conference in Montauk, N.Y., Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz made one thing clear: It will have just

3 Reasons to be Excited About Switcheo Enabling NEO/EOS Swaps

In the cryptocurrency world, decentralization is finally starting to take center stage again. Albeit long overdue, it seems some projects are finally coming together. Switcheo introduces its atomic swaps on NEO and EOS this week. A very prominent development which

Amazon Says It Won’t Be Taking on Big Banks Anytime Soon

With Facebook announcing plans to launch Libra, a cryptocurrency, we appear to be entering in a new era of big tech wading into major financial undertakings. So, should we expect a significant move from Amazon on that front? Perhaps a

Western Union and Zelle Discuss Competition and the Future

“Money is like manure; it’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around encouraging young things to grow,” wrote playwright Thornton Wilder, channeling 16th century British philosopher and statesman Francis Bacon. The old quote describes the digital movement of money—a

Consumer Affairs Report Shows 70% Spike in Japanese Crypto Inquiries

Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) has released its 2019 report and noted a significant spike in inquiries concerning cryptocurrency related issues last year. The report details a 70% increase in 2018 in regard to consumer queries largely stemming from exchange

Facebook’s Libra Is Already Under Government Scrutiny

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said Wednesday that the company’s planned cryptocurrency coin is a “long way from launch,” but policy makers are already gearing up to scrutinize it with U.S. lawmakers planning to hold a hearing next month.

Tala CEO: How Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Can Help Companies Scale

Facebook’s ambitious plan to release its own cryptocurrency dubbed Libra has been met with an avalanche of concern from regulators worldwide. House Financial Services Chairwoman and U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D.-Calif.) called for Facebook (fb) to pause work on Project