PR: Cross Exchange Announces XCR Token and Establishes Private Fund

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. CROSS is a project aiming to develop an exchange platform that trades various digital assets globally including CROSS exchange for the coming digital asset and digital money society. The value of CROSS (XCR) is to “provide a platform for exchanging all kinds of digital assets.” The purpose of this IEO implementation, is to…

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Simetri Research Launches Dashboard for Short-Term Crypto Traders

Simetri Research has launched a new cryptocurrency trading signals platform, which is reportedly designed for short-term traders needing quick market insights. Simetri Research, a crypto research and analysis service backed by digital currency reviewer Crypto Briefing and crypto price aggregator CoinMarketCap, has launched a new platform that displays short-term trading signals. Closing the information gap Crypto Briefing announced the new service, Coins on the Move, on Aug. 22. Coins on the Move is reportedly designed to meet the informational needs of short-term crypto traders, who prefer to actively buy and…

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Xendpay Joins RippleNet to Expand Global Money Transfer Services

International money transfer firm Xendpay has joined RippleNet to take advantage of its network for sending all types of currency around the world. Money transfer service Xendpay has joined Ripple’s global transaction network RippleNet to support international transactions. Going beyond the U.S. dollar Ripple announced the news on Aug. 20. Per the announcement, RippleNet will allow Xendpay to provide money transfer services beyond the United States dollar. Xendpay will use Ripple’s pre-existing network of banks and other financial partners to facilitate money transfers via other forms of currency, especially Ripple’s…

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Japanese HR and Tech Giant Recruit Holdings Invests in Blockstack

Blockchain startup Blockstack has received funding from Recruit Holdings, a giant in the Japanese human resources world who will buy STACK tokens as part of the deal. Blockchain startup Blockstack PBC has received strategic investment from Japanese human resources giant Recruit Holdings. U.S. startups look for Japanese partnerships The Block reported the startup’s new funding on Aug. 22. As part of the investment deal, Recruit, which is currently valued at $50 billion USD, is purchasing Blockstack’s STACK tokens.  Blockstack PBC CEO and co-founder Muneeb Ali reportedly remarked that United States-based…

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Report: Rwandan Central Bank Looks to Issue Official Digital Currency

Rwanda’s central bank is looking at central bank-issued digital currency tests in other countries as they consider one themselves. Rwanda’s central bank, the National Bank of Rwanda, is researching how to offer an official digital currency. BNN Bloomberg reported the news on Aug. 22. The central bank is interested in offering digital currency as a means to increase transaction efficiency and foster economic growth, per the report. However, Financial Stability Director-General Peace Masozera Uwase remarked that work remains to be done before implementation is on the table: “There are still…

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Pundi X Expands Crypto Payments to Venezuelan Department Store Chain

Venezuelan department store chain Traki to use Pundi X’s blockchain-based payment processors, expanding support for crypto payments at 49 stores. Cryptocurrency startup Pundi X has partnered with major Venezuelan chain Traki, who will now offer Pundi X’s blockchain-based point-of-sale devices for crypto payments. Pundi X announced the expansion in an official blog post on Aug. 20. The device, called XPOS, will reportedly allow Traki’s customers to pay with top cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH), as well as a number of other cryptocurrencies and Pundi X’s native tokens. Traki’s progressive…

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Bitcoin Price Stays Above $10,000 as Overall Crypto Market Sees Green

The crypto market is seeing green in general, with Bitcoin price hovering at around $10,150. Thursday, Aug. 22— Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), and XRP are all in the green. These top three coins fell from Monday to Wednesday, but are moving upwards again. Top cryptocurrencies are generally green across the board.  Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin is trading over $10,120 at press time, representing a 0.08% price increase on the day. One analyst, a senior qualitative researcher at crypto investment fund Ikiga named Hans Hauge, believes that BTC is still…

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