Month: June 2022

Coinbase Reveals European Expansion Plan — Seeks Licenses in Spain, Italy, France, Netherlands

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has revealed its plan to expand in several European markets. The company is reportedly in the process of registering a crypto exchange in Spain, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Coinbase Expanding in Europe Coinbase Global Inc. (Nasdaq: COIN) is reportedly planning to expand operations in Europe, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing an interview

How Foresight Ventures Is Approaching Investments in the Current Market Environment

The Foresight Ventures founding and partnership team includes veterans of some of the top financial and technology firms dedicated to sourcing and supporting the next generation of disruptive innovations across Web3. They believe the future is multi-chain and thus the chains that find product market fit will all need partners to help expand their ecosystems.

MoonXBT adds new USD spot markets in DAI, ADA, AVAX,  LTC, FTT, LINK, and FTM

MoonXBT, a crypto derivatives & social trading platform, has now announced it has successfully launched new spot trading pairs in the following markets: DAI/USDT, ADA/USDT, AVAX/USDT, LTC/USDT, FTT/USDT, LINK/USDT, and FTM/USDT. The crypto margin trading platform offers up to 150x leverage and recently integrated fiat-gateway XanPool, to allow for easy deposits. Source: MoonXBT.com

NFTs to appear on Facebook, cross-post with Instagram as Meta Web3 expansion continues

Facebook will support nonfungible tokens (NFTs) with a “digital collectibles” tab on creators’ timelines to display their work. Meta technical program manager Navdeep Singh displayed screenshots of NFTs and a creator’s page Thursday on Twitter.  A spokesperson for Meta, the parent company of Facebook, told TechCrunch the same day that the rollout of NFTs on

Former Monero maintainer Riccardo ‘Fluffypony’ Spagni to surrender for South Africa extradition

Riccardo Spagni, the former maintainer of the privacy coin Monero also known as Fluffypony, faces extradition to South Africa months after his arrest by U.S. authorities. In a Thursday court filing for the Middle District of Tennessee, Magistrate Judge Alistair Newbern ordered Spagni to surrender to U.S. Marshals on July 5 for extradition to South

US lawmakers say crypto industry has a ‘tech bro’ problem hurting innovation

According to some United States lawmakers in the House Financial Services Committee, the lack of diversity in the financial technology space could be hurting many companies’ bottom lines. In a Thursday virtual hearing on “Combatting Tech Bro Culture,” U.S. lawmakers and witnesses discussed how women and people of color were underrepresented in leadership positions in

Coinbase providing customer geolocation data to ICE: Report

A new report has indicated that crypto exchange Coinbase has provided Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents with a “suite of features” intended for tracking the company’s customers. According to the report, ICE has been granted access to an intelligence-gathering application, called Coinbase Tracer, that provides a variety of forensic data tracking capabilities. U.S. Immigration