The Daily: Whales Join China’s Richest Ranks, Seniors Take a Swing at Bitcoin

In today’s edition of The Daily, we look at the cryptocurrency entrepreneurs who now rank among the richest people in China, the limited return to operations of 1Broker, and a rather amusing attempt to explain Bitcoin to older folks by the AARP. Also Read: London’s LBX Launches Solution for Bank-Shunned Crypto Companies China’s Wealthiest Whales[…]

Quadrigacx Battles Bank Over $21.6M in Frozen Funds

Cryptocurrency exchange Quadrigacx has blamed an ongoing legal dispute over $21.6 million worth of funds that were frozen by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in January for delays experienced by some of its customers when requesting fiat currency withdrawals. Also Read: Japanese Internet Giant GMO to Launch Yen-Pegged Cryptocurrency Quadrigacx Blames Court Dispute With[…]

Salt to Offer Crypto-Backed Loans in 7 Global Markets, 15 More US States

Salt, a cryptocurrency-backed loan service, has announced plans to launch operations in seven new jurisdictions throughout the world, while offering its services in 15 more U.S. states. It will also include litecoin (LTC) among its offerings, while providing more competitive interest rates and removing loan caps. Also read: Bitcoin Price: Wall Street Optimistic, Enthusiasts Pessimistic[…]

Venezuela Demands Citizens Pay for Passports With Petro

Venezuelan authorities have found another way to impose the adoption of the state-issued cryptocurrency, the petro. Citizens will soon have to pay with the government-controlled digital coin if they want to obtain a travel document. Hundreds of Venezuelans are leaving the crisis-hit country every day. Also read: New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin[…]