Akon Launches Akoin: Another Celebrity Enters the Crypto Market

akon launches akoin another celebrity enters the crypto market

Akon launches Akoin: To add to the list of celebrities that have been entering the cryptocurrency market, singer Akon has announced that he has launched his own cryptocurrency called Akoin. Akon Launches Akoin: Cannes Lions 2018 Akon announced his new coin Akoin at the Cannes Lions 2018 ‘Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future’ panel on Saturday, June 18th. Leading up the event, Akon tweeted about his upcoming stint at on the panel. I’ll be speaking at @Cannes_Lions today on “Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future…Come check it out at 3:30…

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Leftover Euros Can Now Be Exchanged for Crypto at Schipol Airport!

leftover euros can now be exchanged for crypto at schipol airport

We all know it can be a pain to exchange foreign currency, but Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport is trying to help people avoid that hassle. Travellers going through Schipol Airport will now be able to exchange any leftover euros for cryptocurrency! Specifically, people will be able to trade euros for Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) at one of the several Bitcoin ATMs that have been set up at Schipol’s Arrival Hall 2 and its Departure Halls 1 and 2. According to the official press release reported on Wednesday, the ATMs are currently on…

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XRP and MIOTA on FCoin’s Listing Plans – Opening This Week!

xrp and miota on fcoins listing plans opening this week

FCoin Lists XRP and MIOTA: It’s going to be a big week for Ripple (XRP) and IOTA (MIOTA), as well as six other cryptocurrencies. Every week is important in the crypto sector, but this week has an edge up on, say, last week. Why? Because XRP and MIOTA, as well as several other digital currencies, are featured on FCoin’s listing plans for the week.  FCoin Lists XRP and MIOTA On Wednesday, FCoin released its listing plans for the week on its website. There will be a total of eight cryptocurrencies opening on…

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Bithumb Hacked for Over $31 Million USD – Crypto Market Rebounds

bithumb hacked for over 31 million usd crypto market rebounds

The world’s sixth largest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trade volume, Bithumb, has just been hacked for $31 million. This morning the South Korean exchange announced that hackers had stolen close to 35 million Korean won for its system. [긴급공지] 입출금 서비스 전면 중단 안내 암호화폐 입금을 중단해 주시기 바랍니다. 오늘 새벽 약 350억원 규모의 암호화폐가 탈취당했습니다. 회원님의 자산은 콜드월렛에 안전하게 보관되고 있습니다. 당분간 거래서비스 외 암호화폐 입출금 서비스 제공을 중단합니다. >> https://t.co/GVs8jLyq2I — 빗썸 (@Bithumb_Korea) June 20, 2018 The tweet above has been translated from Korean to English and says: … Read…

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Jack Dorsey’s Square Cash App Receives Tough BitLicense Approval

jack dorseys square cash app receives tough bitlicense approval

Square, a payment processing tech company owned by Jack Dorsey, just announced that it has obtained a New York BitLicense. Square App is just the seventh company to receive this approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). 🚨 Our customers in New York state can now buy and sell Bitcoin instantly with Cash App! https://t.co/4R0n5sbNpM 🚨 pic.twitter.com/1WzjiQ751I — Cash App (@CashApp) June 18, 2018 A Twitter user replied to the post with a question about sending and receiving Bitcoin and Cash Support responded to the question by…

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Freedom of the Press Foundation Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations

freedom of the press foundation accepts cryptocurrency donations

As of this Monday, June 18, 2018, the Freedom of the Press Foundation accepts cryptocurrency donations. But what tokens is it accepting? Freedom of the Press Foundation Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations The non-profit helps journalists to report on issues such as the “mismanagement, corruption, and law-breaking in government.” The foundation has announced that it is accepting Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Zcash (ZEC). The foundation hopes to add more cryptocurrencies in the future, but currently, donations can be made to the digital wallets that have been added to…

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