Cryptocurrencies

MrBitcoin September 16, 2019

The startup Harbor announced a partnership with Seattle-based real estate investment firm iCap Equity to tokenize $100 million in real estate funds. On Sept. 16, Harbor announced in a blog post that iCap Equity is using Harbor’s blockchain-enabled platform to improve its liquidity in four of its real estate funds which manages over $100 million […]

MrBitcoin September 3, 2019

PwC Luxembourg, a subsidiary of the world’s second largest professional services firm, will start accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments starting Oct. 1 2019. “Bitcoin cannot be compromised” The Luxembourg branch of the Big Four auditing firm announced the initiative in an official press release on Sept. 2, claiming that the move shows the firm’s commitment to […]

MrBitcoin August 31, 2019

The Spanish-speaking world saw a number major developments this week, with several companies accepting cryptocurrencies as a form of payment and the Venezuelan government making new claims about the use and acceptance of the controversial Petro coin. Here’s the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Spain: […]

MrBitcoin August 29, 2019

Wednesday, Aug. 28 — Top cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and XRP are in the red following a sudden price crash at 5:45 p.m. UTC. The market as a whole is also red across the board. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 The Bitcoin price is trading at $9,691 at press time, marking a 4.42% price decrease […]

MrBitcoin August 20, 2019

Whale Alert, a service dedicated to tracking major cryptocurrency transactions, has announced a second version of its platform in development. Updated tracking capabilities Whale Alert’s official Twitter account announced on Aug. 20 that the service is currently working on the second version of its platform, which includes additional services. The announcement reads: “We are excited […]

MrBitcoin August 17, 2019

Blockchain project NEO is considering integrating Celer Network’s (CELR) layer-two scaling protocol to improve scalability. Faster transactions, more possibilities As industry-focused news outlet Crypto Briefing reported on Aug. 17, John Wang, NEO’s director of Eco Growth, said that integration with Celer is under discussion. Celer’s platform is a solution that enables faster off-chain transactions both […]

MrBitcoin August 13, 2019

A soon-to-launch cryptocurrency derivatives exchange has raised $4.3 million from major investors such as the cryptocurrency platform Coinbase and the investment firm SV Angel. The exchange Blade is scheduled to launch in three weeks’ time. Blade’s funding and plans come by way of a Tech Crunch report on Aug. 12. The report notes that in […]

MrBitcoin August 4, 2019

Sunday, Aug. 4 — Bitcoin (BTC) has continued to gain momentum today, with its price nearing the $11,000 mark. The top 20 cryptos by market capitalization are seeing mixed results on the day, with most gains and losses around or under 2%. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin has seen a major bullish move this week, […]

MrBitcoin August 1, 2019

Payments company Square has generated $125 million in Bitcoin (BTC) revenue in the second quarter of 2019 through its mobile payments service Cash App. Square released the information in the company’s Q2 2019 shareholder letter on August 1. According to the letter, the company’s Bitcoin revenue benefited in part from the number one  cryptocurrency’s price […]