PayPal-owned Venmo launches cryptocurrency trading

Payments app Square made headlines — and dollars — when it integrated Bitcoin trading into its mobile platform back during the crypto bull market of winter 2017.  Now, rival payments firm Venmo, owned by PayPal, is following suit by launching cryptocurrency trading for four major coins: Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litceoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Beginning on Tuesday and set to be widely available within the new few weeks, Venmo’s 70 million+ customers will be able to buy, hold and sell crypto directly within the Venmo app. The launch is offering users…

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Dogecoin Nears All-Time Highs, Price Launches Higher After Elon Musk’s ‘Dogefather’ SNL Tweet – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

The infamous meme-crypto dogecoin has seen double-digit gains in recent days after Tesla’s Elon Musk tweeted about his upcoming Saturday Night Live appearance on May 8. On Wednesday, Musk tweeted “The Dogefather SNL May 8,” and a great number of people assume dogecoin will be mentioned to some degree on the show. Dogecoin Captures a $50 Billion Market Cap This weekend, dogecoin (DOGE) has started to surge again, as the token featuring the likeness of the Shiba Inu dog is nearing the asset’s all-time high (ATH). The last dogecoin ATH…

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Payments firm Nuvei launches support for 40 cryptos including Reddcoin and DOGE

E-commerce merchants can now transact in nearly 40 cryptocurrencies through global payment platform Nuvei.  According to the announcement, merchants partnered with the payment provider can use an array of cryptocurrencies to send and receive payments across 200 countries, including top assets Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH), lesser known cryptos such as Reddcoin and Bitcoin Gold, and even hyper-volatile coins like Dogecoin (DOGE). Nuvei’s customers can even use Ripple (XRP), despite the asset’s recent legal woes and subsequent delistings from major exchanges. Commenting on the launch, Nuvei’s CEO and chairman, Philip…

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Blockstream Launches Bitcoin Mining Token

Today, Bitcoin infrastructure firm Blockstream announced the launch of a Liquid-based security token called Blockstream Mining Note (BMN), envisioned as a way to give investors exposure to Bitcoin mining. “Each BMN token entitles investors to hash rate produced by Bitcoin miners at Blockstream’s colocation facilities around the globe,” according to a Blockstream press release shared with Bitcoin Magazine. “The BMN allows investors to mitigate risk beyond the scope of a traditional investment in physical mining infrastructure by more easily adjusting their exposure to Bitcoin mining by packaging mining in a…

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