President Biden announces former Ripple adviser as pick for Fed vice chair for supervision

Following the withdrawal of former Federal Reserve Board governor Sarah Bloom Raskin, United States President Joe Biden has announced his intention to nominate former Obama administration official and law professor Michael Barr as the central bank’s vice chair for supervision. In a Friday announcement, the White House said Barr was Biden’s pick to supervise the […]

Brazilian Senate announces incoming approval of the ‘Bitcoin law’

The bill regulating the cryptocurrency market in Brazil is expected to be approved by the National Congress in the first half of this year, according to Cointelegraph Brazil. The legislation, which has been debated in the Chamber of Deputies since 2015, has been approved in the first round of consideration. The Senate has attached it […]

Jack Mallers’ Strike Announces Shopify Integration for Bitcoin Lightning Payments

“If we can help make the Bitcoin network more accessible and usable we believe we can change the world,” he said. Leveraging Bitcoin as a cheap payments network is critical to that, he said, contrasting it with the “caviar-eating” history of boomer bank-issued credit cards that he said hasn’t innovated (beyond onboarding middlemen and their […]

WonderFi Announces Strategic Investments in Solana Ecosystem and FTX

Vancouver, British Columbia – November 8, 2021- WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR)(OTC:WONDF) (the “Company” or “WonderFi”) today announced its investment in the Solana ecosystem through the Incentive Ecosystem Foundation, which includes Solana and Serum as the two largest weighted assets. Solana is a high performance programmable blockchain capable of executing up to 50,000 transactions per […]

WonderFi Announces Appointment of Bill Koutsouras as Chairman of The Board of Directors

Vancouver, British Columbia – November 15, 2021 – WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR)(OTC:WONDF)(the “Company” or “WonderFi”) today announced the appointment of Bill Koutsouras as Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective November 15, 2021. “Bill has served as the Lead Independent Director of Galaxy Digital since its public listing in 2018, and as Chairman of […]

WonderFi Announces Strategic Investment in Bitbuy, First Approved Crypto Marketplace in Canada

Vancouver, British Columbia – December 3, 2021 – WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR)(OTC:WONDF) (the “Company” or “WonderFi”) today announced that it has made a strategic investment into First Ledger Corp., the parent company of Bitbuy Technologies Inc. (“Bitbuy”), Canada’s first approved crypto marketplace. “WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR)(OTC:WONDF)‘s strategic investment in Bitbuy, one of […]

WonderFi Announces January App Launch

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Opera Takes Massive Leap Into Web3, Announces Integration Of 8 Blockchains

Opera, one of the leading crypto-friendly internet browsers, has announced the integration of eight blockchains as part of its ongoing campaign to bring Web3 to the world’s over 380 million mobile and desktop users. Ethereum will now be joined by Polygon, Celo, Solana, Ronin, StarkEx, Nervos DAO, IXO, and Bitcoin, the Norwegian company announced. Susie […]

Bank of Thailand Announces Plans to Develop Central Bank Digital Currency Prototype

The Bank of Thailand is developing a prototype payments system which would rely on a central bank digital currency (CBDC).  The central bank announced Thursday that it would target businesses, and would design a payment system that could be integrated with the procurement and financial management system of Siam Cement Group, Thailand’s oldest cement manufacturer, […]

Coinbase Pro Announces Support for Compound’s DeFi Token COMP

United States cryptocurrency exchange announced the listing of COMP, the token powering the decentralized lending protocol Compound. According to a June 18 announcement, COMP trading will start on June 23 at 9 AM Pacific Time if the liquidity requirements are met. Furthermore, users will be able to deposit their COMP tokens the day hours before […]