JPMorgan Boss Jamie Dimon Says ‘I Don’t Care About Bitcoin’ but Clients Are Interested

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon has reaffirmed his stance on bitcoin while acknowledging that his bank’s clients are interested in the cryptocurrency. “I don’t tell clients what to do,” he said while emphasizing that he does not care about bitcoin. Jamie Dimon Has No Interest in Bitcoin but His Clients Do Jamie Dimon talked about bitcoin during The Wall Street Journal CEO Council summit on Tuesday. Reaffirming his stance on the cryptocurrency, the JPMorgan boss elaborated: I am not a bitcoin supporter. I don’t really care about bitcoin … I have…

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Hundreds of Banks in US to Allow Customers to Buy, Sell, Hold Bitcoin Through Existing Bank Accounts

Hundreds of banks in the U.S. will reportedly start offering access to bitcoin to their customers this year, thanks to a partnership between Fidelity National Information Services and the New York Digital Investment Group. Hundreds of banks have enrolled to participate in the program as they see funds moving from bank accounts to crypto exchanges. Hundreds of Banks to Offer Bitcoin Service Customers of hundreds of banks in the U.S. will soon be able to buy, hold and sell bitcoin through their existing accounts, CNBC reported Wednesday. This will be…

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Revolutionary Crowdfunding Platform Tecra Space Offers Amazing Opportunities for Crypto Investors

Tecra gives you a unique chance to invest in technological projects and promising startup ideas listed on its crowdfunding platform Tecra Space. Through implementation of blockchain solutions, such as tokenization, smart contracts, NFT, original cryptocurrency TecraCoin, DEX, and many more. The project strives to provide a next-level experience for those interested in getting the most out of the world of crypto. Find out how you can profit from investing your crypto assets in early stage businesses and innovative projects with Tecra Space. Tecra’s Next Level Crowdfunding Tecra is a high-technology…

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Nigeria’s Cryptocurrency Traded Volumes on P2P Platform Top $1.5 Billion

According to Paxful, a peer-to-peer trading platform, Nigeria’s cryptocurrency traded volumes on the platform topped $1.5 billion in the first four months of the year 2021. This figure represents almost a third of Paxful’s global total volume of $5 billion. This latest traded volume figure once again reaffirms Nigeria’s status as one of the exchange’s biggest markets globally. As one report explains, Nigeria’s latest total traded volume figure was generated by the platform’s approximately 1.5 million users. In total, Paxful had 6 million users globally by the end of April.…

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Mastercard Finds 4 in 10 People Plan to Use Cryptocurrency in the Next Year

Global payments giant Mastercard has conducted a survey of 15,569 consumers in 18 countries and found that 4 in 10 people plan to use cryptocurrency in the next year. Meanwhile, 93% of people will consider using at least one emerging payment method, such as cryptocurrency. Mastercard’s Crypto Survey Mastercard published on Tuesday the results of a survey it conducted online of 15,569 consumers in 18 countries in four regions worldwide between Feb. 26 and March 10. The research was conducted by The Harris Poll and Mastercard Global Foresights, Insights, and…

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Researchers Spot New Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware Advertised Under a Subscription Model

A cryptocurrency-related malware program has been advertised on darknet forums as the “leading way to make money in 2021,” raising alarms among the cybersecurity community. Palo Alto Networks published a report on the malicious app Westeal, detailing the author’s ties with other types of malware that steals major streaming services accounts. Westeal Claims to Be Immune Against Major Antivirus Software According to the cybersecurity firm, “Westeal” is an evolution of “Wesupply Crypto Stealer,” another malicious crypto software that has been sold since May 2020. Findings suggest that Wesupply’s evolution has…

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Venezuelan Minimum Wage Reaches $3 as More Venezuelans Take Refuge in Cryptocurrencies

The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, approved a minimum wage raise increase last week that took it to three dollars monthly, a very low income for the citizens of the country that are facing a strong economic crisis since 2013. However, the crypto environment has been growing, and now Venezuelans are flocking to exchanges like Binance and Localbitcoins, platforms that are now serving thousands of Venezuelan users monthly with their peer-to-peer offerings destined to preserve the value of their money. Venezuela’s Minimum Wage Raised to $3 Monthly Earlier this week.…

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Mogo Adds 146 ETH to Firm’s Balance Sheet, Plans to Turn 5% of Its Portfolio Into Crypto Assets

On Tuesday, the Nasdaq-listed Canadian company Mogo revealed the firm has purchased 146 ether at an average price of $2,780. The move follows the firm’s corporate investment in bitcoin, as well as offering bitcoin rewards for the company’s mortgage and card clients. The company plans to keep 5% of its balance sheet assets in digital currencies. After Adding Bitcoin to the Balance Sheet, Mogo Stacks Ether The Vancouver-based Mogo (Nasdaq:MOGO), a fintech firm that provides various financial services has announced the corporate purchase of ethereum (ETH). The ethereum investment follows…

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OVR: The Eiffel Tower Non-Fungible Token Has Been Sold for 38 ETH

OVR.ai has sold the Eiffel Tower, putting it for sale as Non Fungible Token on OpenSea for about $106.9K USD. In fact, the auction ended a few days ago, reaching a value of 38.6159 ETH. The Eiffel Tower NFT was a package of 60 OVRLands and it was on sale on Opensea for only a couple of days. The investor (AKA Camembert) who won the auction of Eiffel Tower is already known in the NFT world, as he’s already bought another famous non fungible token, the one of Cristiano Ronaldo…

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Star Wars Collectibles Go Digital as Collections Embrace NFTs

More than 800 limited edition collectibles, some from shooting scenes, are set to go to auction on the Starcoll NFT marketplace, as a large collector leverages blockchain technology for one of the most storied movie franchises in history. Early Registration Timed for May The 4th (Be With You) In a growing sign of the times, non-fungible tokens (NFT) have become too attractive for even Star Wars collectors to ignore. As one of the more popular memorabilia and toy markets even before the rise of blockchain, the move by Starcoll to…

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