Bitcoin Market Update

Crescent Cash BCH Wallet Features SLP Token Support for Smartphones

During the first week of April, news.Bitcoin.com reported on a new bitcoin cash (BCH) mobile wallet called Crescent Cash. At the time, the wallet was the third wallet within the BCH ecosystem to add the Cash Accounts protocol. Now with the latest version release, the noncustodial client is the first mobile wallet to support Simple…

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Samsung Invests $2.9 Million Into Crypto Wallet Startup Ledger

Hardware cryptocurrency wallet manufacturer Ledger has secured a 2.6 million euro investment from electronics giant Samsung. Hardware cryptocurrency wallet manufacturer Ledger has secured 2.6 million euro ($2.9 million) from electronics giant Samsung, a company spokesperson told Cointelegraph on April 24. While the Ledger spokesperson confirmed the investment, no further details beyond the initial investment amount…

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Binance Singapore Launches But Offers Just One Trading Pair, Report

Users of Binance’s new Singapore platform are reportedly only able to purchase bitcoin using Singapore dollars during the “soft launch.” Binance has launched a new cryptocurrency exchange in Singapore after months of anticipation, TechCrunch reported on April 23, albeit with limited features. Users of the platform are only able to purchase bitcoin (BTC) using Singapore dollars (SGD,) meaning…

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TrustToken to Release Four New Stablecoins This Year

TrustToken will release four new stablecoins this year that are pegged to Australian dollars, euros, Canadian dollars, and Hong Kong dollars. TrustToken will release four new stablecoins this year that are pegged to Australian dollars, euros, Canadian dollars, and Hong Kong dollars. The update was announced in a blog post published on April 24. Per…

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Ledger Appoints Its President Pascal Gauthier as New CEO

Hardware crypto wallet producer Ledger has named its president, Pascal Gauthier, as its new CEO. French hardware crypto wallet producer Ledger has named its president, Pascal Gauthier, as the new chief executive officer of the company. The news was announced in a press release published on April 24. Gauthier —  a seed investor and board…

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China’s Forex Regulator Develops Blockchain Trade Finance Solution Pilot

China’s forex regulator is set to pilot a cross-border trade finance blockchain platform in three major trading provinces. China’s foreign exchange reserve regulator, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), is set to pilot a cross-border trade finance blockchain platform. The news was reported by local financial news agency CNStock on April 24. According to…

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Tron CEO Justin Sun Hints at Partnership With Liverpool FC, Liverpool Denies

Tron, the firm behind the 11th biggest cryptocurrency Tron, will reportedly partner with British professional football club Liverpool. This article has been updated to include Liverpool’s denial of the Tron partnership. Tron CEO Justin Sun said in a tweet on April 24 that the Tron Foundation, the firm behind the 11th biggest cryptocurrency Tron (TRON),…

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Report: Samsung Planning New Blockchain Mainnet Featuring Samsung Coin

The electronics giant is still ironing out the intended use cases and structure of its likely ETH-based offering, an anonymous source says. South Korean electronics giant Samsung may end up developing a public-private blockchain complete with its own cryptocurrency token, an anonymous source told crypto industry news outlet CoinDesk Korea on April 24. The project,…

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Lightning Labs Launches Lightning Network Client for Main Bitcoin Network

Blockchain development company Lightning Labs announced that it released the first alpha version of its LN client for the main BTC network. Blockchain development company Lightning Labs announced that it released the first alpha version of its Lightning Network (LN) client for the main bitcoin (BTC) network, according to a blog post published on April…

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