E-Commerce Firm Rakuten Readies Cryptocurrency Exchange for April Launch After Name Change

Rakuten Wallet, the successor of embattled Everybody’s Bitcoin, will go live once the current platform closes at the end of March. Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has completed registration of its cryptocurrency exchange Rakuten Wallet, which will go live next month, the company confirmed in a press release on March 25. Rakuten, which follows several major […]

Fintech Firm trueDigital Expands Over-the-Counter BTC, ETH Reference Rate Distribution

TrueDigital Holdings is partnering with crypto data firm Kaiko and digital assets analytics company Inca. New York-based fintech infrastructure provider trueDigital Holdings (TDH) is partnering with crypto data firm Kaiko and digital assets analytics company Inca Digital Securities to widen the distribution of its over-the-counter (OTC) reference rates for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). The […]

Leading Social Platform eToro Acquires Smart Contract Development Company Firmo

Exchange and social network for investors and traders eToro announced that it has acquired smart contracts development company Firmo. Exchange and social network for investors and traders eToro announced that it has acquired smart contracts development company Firmo for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition was reported in a press release published on March 25. Co-founder and CEO […]

Japan: Yahoo!-Backed Cryptocurrency Exchange Set for May Launch

Newly-renamed Taotao will initially offer two cryptocurrency pairs and five for margin trading. Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Taotao (formerly BitARG) will start trading a limited range of cryptocurrencies in May, Cointelegraph Japan reported on March 25. Taotao, which is 40 percent owned by a subsidiary of Yahoo! Japan, will initially trade Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), […]