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Facebook Reportedly Still Working on Building Its Own Cryptocurrency

For months one of the big rumors has been that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency that could be used for payments on its platform. While these plans still aren't confirmed, we are seemingly getting a better idea of what this would look like. According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook...

Coinbase Launches Crypto Visa Debit Card (In the UK)

Back before cryptocurrencies became the gold rush of 2017, the intent was always to spend and use such assets like you would fiat currency. The problem was that only a handful of sites and physical stores accepted Bitcoin, with even fewer allowing for payments in other digital currencies. One proposed...

Bitfinex Drops $10,000 Minimum Equity Requirement 2

Even as cryptocurrencies have grown in popularity, there are still questions about the accessibility of those assets. From volatile values to confusion over buying and trading, those wanting to invest in crypto have often had to jump through a few hoops. However one platform is now attempting to open its...

Report Suggests Vast Majority of Bitcoin Trade Volume is Faked

There are several aspects of cryptocurrencies that have served to keep them from truly reaching mainstream status. While much-reported hacks are one element scaring off investors, concerns over market manipulation — including "pump and dump" schemes — have also been rampant. Now a new report is stoking those fears once...

Coinbase Pro Adds XRP to Exchange

At long last one of the top cryptocurrency exchanges has added support for one of the most popular digital assets. This week Coinbase announced that it was bringing Ripple (XRP) to Coinbase Pro, joining other coins such as Bitcoin, Etherum, Litecoin, and others. Since the announcement, XRP has seen prices...