Yogita Khatri

Payments Firm Wirex Launching 26 Stablecoins on the Stellar Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

U.K.-licensed payments platform Wirex is launching 26 fiat-backed stablecoins on the Stellar blockchain network.

Top 3 Japanese Bank to Roll Out Services on Marco Polo Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

Sumitomo, Japan’s third-largest bank by total assets, will launch blockchain-based trade finance services in the second half of this year.

Ripple Says Sales of XRP Cryptocurrency Grew 31% in Q1

| Yogita Khatri

Blockchain payments startup Ripple has reported a 31 percent quarter-to-quarter increase in sales of XRP.

TrustToken Launches AUD-Backed Stablecoin With 3 More to Follow

| Yogita Khatri

TrustToken has launched a stablecoin backed by the Australian dollar, with tokens for CAD, HKD and euros to follow soon. 

Chainalysis Adds Real-Time Transaction Monitoring for 4 More Cryptos

| Yogita Khatri

Blockchain compliance startup Chainalysis has added support for Binance’s native token BNB and three stablecoins to its transaction monitoring tool.

New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering

| Yogita Khatri

A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments resulted in New York State's first conviction for crypto money laundering.

Bitfury, Swiss Investment Firm Launch Regulated Bitcoin Mining Fund

| Yogita Khatri

Bitfury and Swiss investment firm Final Frontier have launched a bitcoin mining fund after it was authorized by an EU regulator.

Samsung Developing Ethereum-Based Blockchain, May Issue Own Token

| Yogita Khatri

Samsung is reportedly developing an ethereum-based blockchain network and is eyeing the eventual issuance of a "Samsung Coin" token.

Crypto Exchanges Huobi and Fisco Investigated by Japan Watchdog: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto exchanges Huobi Japan and Fisco were investigated by the country’s Financial Services Agency last week, according to Reuters sources.

SEC-Fined Crypto Project Abandons Cannabis Co-Working Venture

| Yogita Khatri

ParagonCoin, which was previously fined by the regulator over its ICO, is selling off a property intended for use as a cannabis co-working space.