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BlocDesk Report: PayPal Might Acquire Crypto Custodian BitGo

Report: PayPal in Talks to Acquire Crypto Custodian BitGo

On Wednesday, digital payment giant PayPal officially announced its entry into the digital currency market. The company disclosed that its customers would soon start...
BlocDesk Philippines Isn't Ready to Launch a CBDC in the Next Three Years

Philippines Isn’t Ready to Launch a CBDC in the Next Three Years

In recent months, many central banks of the world kicked-off plans to accelerate the development of their central bank digital currency. Despite the rush...
Blocdesk Zcash Investors Gains DeFi Compatible Token, Wrapped Zcash (WZEC)

Wrapped ZCash Brings Decentralized Finance to ZEC Investors

The need for crypto tokenization on Ethereum strengthens as the decentralized finance (DeFi) market continues to advance. Noteworthily, the Ethereum blockchain serves as the...
BlocDesk BitMEX Exchange Accelerates Traders Identity Verification Mandate

BitMEX Exchange Accelerates Traders Identity Verification Program

Know-your-customer (KYC) policies are one of the compliance programs essential for cryptocurrency exchanges, primarily for curbing money laundering. The BitMEX exchange isn't known for...
BlocDesk PayPal Sets to Enable Buying and Selling for Customers

PayPal Finalizes Preparations to Enable Cryptocurrency Buying and Selling for Customers

The long-expected mainstream adoption of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is slowly coming to reality. Today, leading online payment processor PayPal officially ventured into the...
BlocDesk LINE Plans CBDC Development Platform

LINE Messaging App Plans CBDC Development Platform

Japanese messaging application LINE is looking to debut a CBDC development platform to ease the preparation processes for central bank-issued digital currencies. The development...
Uniswap's First Governance Voting Fails as Threshold Wasn't Met

The First Uniswap Community Vote Fails to Meet the Required Threshold

On October 14, Blocdesk reported that the Uniswap community initiated the first-ever governance voting for the decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol. The proposal made by...
BlocDesk DOJ Charges Six Persons Allegedly Involved in Money Laundering via Crypto and Casino

DOJ Charges Six Persons Allegedly Involved in Money Laundering via Crypto

Following past reports, one might easily say that money laundering is among the highest-reported crime cases involving digital currency. This is due to bad...
Lido to Enable Ethereum 2.0 Stakers Acess DeFi From Staked ETH

Lido Solves Ethereum 2.0 Staking Illiquidity With a DeFi-Compatible Pegged Token

Since its inception, the current Ethereum blockchain runs under the Proof-of-Work (PoW) model. It essentially depends on miners to secure the network and keep...
Ripio Sets to Drive USDC Adoption in Latin American Countries

Ripio Sets to Drive USDC Adoption in Latin American Countries

Demand for US dollar-backed stablecoins has gradually risen over the past years. This becomes more evident as the largest stablecoin, Tether (USDT) currently ranks...

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Bitcoin Rally Exhausts At $13K on Dimming Stimulus Hopes

Bitcoin Rally Exhausts At $13K on Dimming Stimulus Hopes

Bitcoin was trading lower during the New York session Friday as US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin delivered a downbeat outlook about the second coronavirus...

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BlocDesk STOs Security Token Group

Security Token Group CEO Herwig Konings on the Current and Future...

BlocDesk (BD) was recently given a unique opportunity to conduct an interview with Herwig Konings (HK), CEO & Founding Partner of Security Token Group. Unlike...