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Uphold Introduces Stablecoin Center, Adds Support for Tether and More

As the concept of cryptocurrencies has crept into the mainstream, it's come with concerns from outsiders. In addition to regulators who worry about market manipulation and money laundering, there have also been investors who fret over the severe volatility of such assets. Look no further than the famous Bitcoin run...

Fold Unveils New Bitcoin Rewards Visa Card

Despite the best efforts of FinTechs like Robinhood and Square, cryptocurrencies remain fairly esoteric in nature. However another company looking to change that is Fold — an app that uses Bitcoins as cash back rewards. Now the firm is taking that mission to the next level with the help of...

Crypto.com Partnering with Three Crypto Tax Providers

Just because Tax Day has officially been moved to July 15th doesn't mean that individuals don't need to be thinking about their 2019 returns. Moreover, with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) taking an enhanced interest in cryptocurrency capital gains in recent months, it would behoove crypto holders to make sure...

ZenGo Introduces Interest-Earning Crypto Account Product

Even if the general public still associates all cryptocurrencies solely with Bitcoin, the space has been expanding and evolving in recent months. This includes the entry of offerings that give consumers new ways to invest in and benefit from crypto. Take, for example, efforts from ZenGo. As TechCrunch reports, the...

Shopify Joins Facebook-Led Libra Association

It's been a while since Facebook's Libra has been in the news — and, following the last round of headlines it did garner, you'd be forgiven if you assumed the project was dead. However the cryptocurrency effort managed to get a bit of a boost last week. As TechCrunch reports,...

Bitcoin.com Introduces Coin-Creation Tool Called "Mint"

In 2017 — when Bitcoin broke-out, reaching a record of near $20,000 per coin — cryptocurrency suddenly became a phrase that even everyday Americans were at least somewhat familiar with. Of course the majority are likely only aware of Bitcoin itself and not any of the other multitude of tokens...

Bitcoin IRA Reaches $400 Million in Crypto Transactions

A company facilitating the ability to invest in cryptocurrencies via a retirement account has just reached a monetary milestone. Launched in 2016, Bitcoin IRA announced this week that it had surpassed $400 million in cryptocurrency transactions. The accomplishment also comes a year after their 24-hour-a-day self-trading crypto platform launched. News of...

Chainalysis Suggests $2.8 Billion in Bitcoin Was Laundered Last Year

For as much mainstream success and acceptance as Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have enjoyed in recent years, there are still those who remain skeptical of digital currency. In addition to those who criticize crypto for not having any "real value," regulators have repeatedly pointed to the ability to "launder" funds...