A Crypto PayPal? UTRUST Will Make Crypto Online Transactions the Everyday Norm

A Swedish company wants to make crypto online transactions as simple and as safe as using PayPal. But can such a feat be accomplished in such a volatile marketplace? Crypto Online Transactions The cryptocurrency market is still considered to be in its infancy, and many skeptics believe that, as a currency, it is hard to spend it day-to-day. Proof of this issue is that only 2% of online retailers accept crypto despite the increase in adoption for traders and businesses alike. Fear remains surrounding the volatile nature of a crypto’s price.…

Coinbase Japan: Exec Says Crypto Crackdown in Country is a Good Thing

Major US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said Japan’s tighter regulations towards cryptocurrency would give it an advantage, signaling the company’s confidence in securing the regulatory approval for Coinbase Japan. Japan has been long considered a crypto friendly country, compared to its neighbor China. The country has had a large pool of retail investors interested in blockchain technology and crypto and light-touch government policies. Due to high-profile hacks, Japan has decided to increase its regulatory oversight over the cryptocurrency industry. Coinbase Japan Mike Lempres, Chief Policy Officer at Coinbase, told the NIKKEI…

Ripple (XRP) and TRON (TRX) Prices Slide Despite Major Progress

The cryptocurrency market is trading in the red again today. Bitcoin (BTC) has just dipped below the $6,600 mark and Ethereum (ETH) is trading just above $225. Both Ripple (XRP) and TRON (TRX) are sliding down today, despite both announcing major news regarding their projects recently. Let’s take a closer look at Ripple and TRON and their latest project advancements. Ripple (XRP) Ripple concluded its Swell 2018 conference last week in San Francisco. #SwellbyRipple is a wrap for 2018! Thanks to all those who joined us in SF, and for…

Bitcoingambling.io Adds Support for Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero, & Other Cryptos

Bitcoingambling.io, a site that caters to those in the cryptocurrency gaming niche, has officially added support for additional currencies. Sometimes called altcoins or alternative currencies, these coins can provide benefits to the user over using Bitcoin such as faster transaction times or even anonymous spending, as with Monero. The site, founded in 2014, was originally focused on providing resources for individuals looking to gamble online using Bitcoin. However, a lot has changed since then in the world of cryptocurrency, and there are now many other popular cryptocurrencies which both cryptocurrency…