Travel Booking Platform Travala.com Partners with Bitcoin.com

  • Travala.com is a blockchain-friendly travel booking platform.
  • Bitcoin.com's wallet downloads have just recently surpassed 4 million downloads, offering a significant user base boost to Travala.

  • Travala.com is a blockchain-friendly travel booking platform.
  • Bitcoin.com's wallet downloads have just recently surpassed 4 million downloads, offering a significant user base boost to Travala.

Facebook to Release its Own Cryptocurrency in 2020

  • The cryptocurrency will supposedly be called GlobalCoin and will be of the stablecoin type.
  • Tests will begin by the end of this year and the digital asset is expected to be launched in a "dozen countries" by Q1 2020.

Robinhood Crypto Accessible for New York Residents

  • The Silicon Valley-based company received their BitLicense and money transmitter license in January 2019.
  • With the addition of New York, Robinhood Crypto is now operating in a total of 39 states.

Binance Launchpad’s Harmony IEO Will Use a Lottery Mechanism

  • The most popular IEO platform will once again adopt a lottery mechanism for its upcoming token sale.
  • A maximum of five tickets per user is allowed, BNB snapshots are already being taken.

AT&T Now Accepts Bill Payments in Crypto via BitPay

  • AT&T, a United States media and telecom giant, has become the first mobile carrier to accept cryptocurrency for phone bills payments, the company announced in a press release on 23 May.
  • This is not the first time the telecommunications giant has delved in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

  • AT&T, a United States media and telecom giant, has become the first mobile carrier to accept cryptocurrency for phone bills payments, the company announced in a press release on 23 May.
  • This is not the first time the telecommunications giant has delved in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

The Bank of Russia to Consider a Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency for Mutual Settlements

  • The Bank of Russia will consider issuing a gold-backed cryptocurrency to facilitate international settlements, local news agency TASS reported on May 23.
  • The consideration of a gold-backed cryptocurrency is perhaps surprising, considering that Russia has been famously anti-crypto in the past years.

  • The Bank of Russia will consider issuing a gold-backed cryptocurrency to facilitate international settlements, local news agency TASS reported on May 23.
  • The consideration of a gold-backed cryptocurrency is perhaps surprising, considering that Russia has been famously anti-crypto in the past years.

Huobi Worried the ThunderCore IEO Damaged Their Reputation

  • After the latter-day quarrel around ThunderCore IEO, a Huobi executive stated that the company is concerned that their Prime token sale platform’s reputation might be damaged.
  • Criticism came from the fact that the asking price at the IEO was way below the price stated at the Simple Agreement for Future Tokens (SAFT) round.

Huobi Prime’s Third IEO Has Been Announced

  • Huobi Prime will list the Reserve Rights Token (RSR).
  • The RSR token is created with the aim to support the position of the RSV token – Reserve’s USD-based stablecoin.

TaaS Fund Releases Its Final Quarterly Report, Asset Distribution is Scheduled for Mid May

  • The first tokenised hedge fund which yielded dividends in Ethereum is closing down.
  • Rough estimations by community members show expectations of around 0.0054 ETH per TaaS token.

  • The first tokenised hedge fund which yielded dividends in Ethereum is closing down.
  • Rough estimations by community members show expectations of around 0.0054 ETH per TaaS token.

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