Stripe is Hiring for Its Crypto Team

Key Takeaways Stripe is currently advertising multiple open positions. The company was an early mover in the crypto space. Other fintech companies have made moves into the crypto space this year, as well. Share this article Payments giant Stripe is hiring for its new crypto team. Its stated purpose is to “build the future of Web3 payments.”  Stripe Head of Engineering and Crypto Puts Out the Call Guillaume Poncin, Stripe’s Head of Engineering and Crypto, tweeted today: “We’re starting a new crypto team at @Stripe. I’m hiring engineers and designers to…

Russia doesn’t plan to follow in China’s footsteps by banning crypto outright, says deputy finance minister

While Russia continues to enforce a ban on cryptocurrency payments as part of a law which took effect in January, the country has no plans at this time to completely prohibit trading by its citizens. According to an Oct. 12 report from local news agency Interfax, Alexey Moiseev, the deputy finance minister of the Russian Federation, said he believes Russian citizens will continue to be allowed to buy and use cryptocurrencies outside the country on foreign exchanges without the threat of legal action at home. Crypto payments in the country…

Coinbase Has Received the Third-Most Complaints Among Digital Wallet Firms

Coinbase’s digital wallet has received the third-most complaints among companies operating such wallets over the past four years. Coinbase received 755 complaints from 2017 through April 2021, according to the Massachusetts Student Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG), the consumer research and consumer advocacy group that reviewed complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB first began receiving complaints about digital wallets in 2017. Complaints against Coinbase and other cryptocurrency exchanges have been rising steadily. Coinbase received the most complaints among the top crypto exchanges in the U.S.,…

Ripple Creates $44 Million Solar Energy Fund With Nelnet

Key Takeaways Ripple has announced that it will contribute the majority of funding toward a $44 million energy fund with Nelnet. Projects funded by the initiative could offset more than 1.5 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions over 35 years. Ripple is already one of the least energy-intensive blockchains, but the initiative will put it in good company with other firms. Share this article Ripple has announced that it will create a clean energy fund in cooperation with Nelnet Renewable Energy. Ripple Will Invest In Solar Energy Together, Ripple and…

What Jamie Dimon Doesn’t Understand About Bitcoin — CoinDesk

The 21 million cap may not be encoded into bitcoin permanently, but it’s become a definitional aspect of it. If it were to change, that wouldn’t be Bitcoin. It’s part of the brand, yes. But also what believers are buying into – that bitcoin separates itself from an inflationary economy that sees primarily the rich get richer. That’s precisely what Dimon fails to grasp. That bitcoin is not just code, but a community. Source link

Analyzing Altcoin Season And The Impact Of A New Bitcoin All-Time High

Bitcoin price is only striking distance away from potentially setting a new all-time high, or only about a 15% move higher for the new record to be set. As the top-ranked cryptocurrency surprisingly weathers the macro turmoil as of late, altcoins have suffered dramatically and for the most part bled while BTC has been rising. Alt investors are capitulating, and moving their capital into BTC as to not miss the coming last leg up. But what exactly does this mean for the ongoing altcoin season? Is it over? Or will…

XDEFI Wallet, the Browser Wallet Built for DeFi, Announces its Public Release

Share this article XDEFI Wallet supports Ethereum and EVM, THORChain, and Terra, among others, and is available in the Chrome Store now. XDEFI Wallet Released for Chrome XDEFI Wallet has released its highly anticipated wallet to the public, currently available on the Chrome Store. XDEFI Wallet is built with DeFi and NFT power users in mind, with innovative features like Ape Mode that redefine the experience of speed in a crypto wallet. XDEFI Wallet’s Ape Mode uses a proprietary gas algorithm to ensure transactions get into the next block, without…

Traders pin Ethereum’s route to new ATH to eventual Bitcoin ETF approval

Ether (ETH) price is lagging Bitcoin’s (BTC) price action by 13% in October, but is this relevant? To date, the altcoin has still outperformed BTC by 274% in 2021. However, traders tend to be short-sighted and some will question whether the Ethereum network can successfully migrate to proof of stake (PoS) validation and finally solve the high gas fees issue. Bitcoin and Ether prices at Bitstamp. Source: TradingView Moreover, the increasing competition from smart contract networks like Solana (SOL) and Avalanche (AVAX) have been worrying investors: One big problem with…