Tornado Cash Adds Chainalysis Tool for Blocking OFAC-Sanctioned Wallets From Dapp

“The fact that Tornado Cash doesn’t allow access to its app to comply with regulations doesn’t necessarily mean that the protocol and smart contracts are not available to the sanctioned entities,” Tal Be’ery, the chief technology officer of crypto wallet ZenGo, told CoinDesk in a direct message. Source link

Ariana Grande’s fundraiser for trans visibility adds crypto option

Pledge, a fundraising platform, has created “PledgeCrypto,2/51” which allows non-profits to accept crypto donations in more than 130 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Tether, and then turn them into fiat money. Fundraising platform Pledge has launched PledgeCrypto to allow nonprofits to accept crypto donations in more than 130 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and […]

SiennaSwap adds Bitcoin, Monero trading pairs in push for privacy-focused DeFi

Cross-chain DeFi protocol Sienna Network has enabled Bitcoin (BTC) and Monero (XMR) trading pairs on its decentralized exchange, giving users the ability to transact privately in two of the world’s most recognizable cryptocurrencies.  Effective immediately, users of the privacy-focused SiennaSwap DEX will have the ability to trade BTC and XMR against the protocol’s native Sienna […]

Singaporean fintech adds Bitcoin payments for merchants with BitPay partnership

Nium, a cross-border payments firm based in Singapore, has announced the launch of a new API-based solution that will allow businesses to start accepting cryptocurrency payments. As per the announcement, the newly launched product is called Crypto Accept. It allows online sellers to accept Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) before expanding to other digital assets […]

The Philippines’ top payment provider adds crypto to its mobile app

Philippines-based major fintech company PayMaya has reportedly launched a new cryptocurrency feature on its app, following in the footsteps of PayPal, Venmo and others. According to TechInAsia, PayMaya users will be able to trade, purchase, and spend digital assets using their accounts. This is also part of PayMaya’s aim to offer a comprehensive crypto package […]

MicroStrategy subsidiary adds another 4,197 BTC to balance sheet

On Tuesday, enterprise software development firm MicroStrategy announced via a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that its subsidiary MacroStrategy acquired 4,197 Bitcoin (BTC) ($190.5 million) between February 15 and Tuesday. MacroStrategy has purchased an additional 4,167 bitcoins for ~$190.5 million at an average price of ~$45,714 per #bitcoin. As of 4/4/22 MicroStrategy […]