The Fortress Investment Group is offering $900 per Bitcoin token to the Mt Gox creditors to take over the claims of their BTC holdings.
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has expanded its Earn program to 103 countries. Now users from the U.S., U.K., much of the EU, Canada, Singapore, Australia, and others, can sign up to earn crypto for learning about the tech.
IBM announced today that its global payment network, IBM Blockchain World Wire, has enabled payment locations in 72 countries, with 47 currencies and 44 banking endpoints and that it has signed letters of intent with six global banks.
Mozilla’s Denelle Dixon succeeds Jed McCaleb, Stellar’s co-founder as he moves to focus on the network protocol and adoption strategy. Denelle is expected to start her new job in May.
Prosecutors have demanded the Japanese court to charge Mt. Gox CEO Mark Kapelès a minimum 10-year jail term under charges of Bitcoin embezzlement and fraud.
Brock Pierce wants Mt. Gox creditors to receive 100 percent of whatever they’re owed. He’s also fought with former Mt Gox CEO and majority shareholder Mark Karpelès on Twitter about the feasibility of his plan and whether it’s even legal.
While some remains optimistic about the current market decline, crypto-naysayers take this occasion to sentence Bitcoin and the rest of crypto-waggon to death.
Blockchain pioneer Jed McCaleb, known for cofounding Mt.Gox, Ripple and Stellar, called Tron and 90% of other crypto-related projects ‘just garbage’ in a recent interview to Yahoo! Finance.
More and more companies are joining the crypto world starting with acceptance of crypto payments. Now users of The Register will be allowed to pay in XLM.
The transfer of tokens across two blockchains will be done through atomic swaps. The Ethereum blockchain will be used for liquidity and the Stellar platform for transactions.