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Ripple Duels with Ethereum for Second Place Market Cap

Depending on what time you checked crypto prices over the past couple of days, you may have seen a new silver medal winner in terms of market capitalization. That's because Ripple and Ethereum have been trading off the spot with market caps just north of $22 billon. Of course, in either scenario,...

Yahoo Finance Adds Cryptocurrency Trading to iOS App

Yahoo Finance is jumping into the crypto market. After adding dozens of cryptocurrency quote pages last year, the company will now allow users to trade crypto via their iOS app. At launch, the four coins supported are Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and (somewhat surprisingly) Dogecoin. The new ability is made possible thanks to...

Long Game Incentivizes Saving with Cryptocurrency Rewards

One of the many trends that have taken over the personal finance world in recent years has been the idea of gamification. For example, some finance gurus have extended various money challenges to their followers to help them achieve worthwhile financial goals in a less intimidating way. Then there's the...

SIM Swapping Hack Proves Latest Threat in Cryptocurrency Theft 1

For all the excitement and possibilities that come with cryptocurrencies, there's also been a fair number of frustrations. Looking past the price volatility that's sunk many investors' accounts, hacking has also proven to be a problem for crypto holders. Adding to the issue, there's little recourse hacking victims can take...

Square Announces Cash App Bitcoin Sales in All 50 States

Multi-faceted FinTech firm Square had some big news to share yesterday, announcing that users of their Cash App could now purchase Bitcoin regardless of which state they reside. In a tweet sharing the news, Square declared "Red, white, and Bitcoin,"accompanied by an image of a bald eagle carrying a Bitcoin logo...

Starbucks' Crypto Partnership Causes Confusion

Years after they first took a shine to the concept of mobile payments on their way to leading the space, Starbucks has announced that it is turning its attention to cryptocurrencies next. Last week the ubiquitous coffee chain announced that it — along with BCG, Microsoft, and others — would be working with...