Blockchain 

Ripple Startup Launches XRPayments App

It’s no secret Ripple has been looking for more mainstream adoption. And, based on XRPL Labs’ recent announcement, it appears XRP is on its way to achieving just that. News surfaced this week that XRPL Labs, a Ripple-backed startup, has rolled out a new payments app called XRPayments. Here’s why the app is important. XRPayments App Available on iOS and Android The launch of the app makes considerable sense. Not just because Ripple itself is trying to bring more attention to XRP, though. XRPL Labs has also been trying for…

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Blockchain 

Coinbase Upgrades | Wallet App and OTC Desk Get Improvements

Coinbase has released two large announcements regarding features on some of its platforms in the last 24 hours. The San Fransico-based cryptocurrency exchange made a large upgrade to its Coinbase wallet, and it also announced that Coinbase Custody is directly integrated with its OTC trading desk. The new Coinbase upgrades should have crypto enthusiasts thrilled. Coinbase Upgrades: Wallet App You can now easily transfer crypto from your https://t.co/YeuhnKsPJL account to your user-controlled Coinbase Wallet app with just a couple of clicks https://t.co/tpiQ73zb29 — Coinbase Wallet (@CoinbaseWallet) March 12, 2019 Coinbase…

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Bitcoin 

Lolli App Lets You Earn Bitcoin While Shopping at Sephora and More

Do you shop frequently at Sephora? Lululemon? Walmart? If you do, a new in-browser app has emerged and wants to give you Bitcoin (BTC). CoinDesk just reported that the app called Lolli just added Sephora to their list of retailers. Earn Bitcoin (BTC) While Shopping Lolli gives shoppers cash back after they make purchases at their list of partnered retailers. The Bitcoin rewards startup told CoinDesk that it recently won over Sephora by data. Around 30 percent of Lolli’s active users are women. “We’ve gone back to a lot of these…

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Blockchain 

Blockchain Powered Ride-Hailing App TADA

A new ride-hailing service has just emerged in Singapore, and it’s the first of its kind. TADA, which means “let’s ride” in Korean, is a blockchain-enabled mobile app that claims it has zero commission fees for its drivers. Let’s learn more about the blockchain powered ride-hailing app TADA. TADA Introduced Singapore-based Mass Vehicle Ledger (MVL) Foundation released the app on Thursday (July 26th). In its ramp up, the foundation recruited 2,000 private-hire licensed drivers. What makes this company stand apart from the rest is that MVL states that it will…

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Bitcoin 

Square Cash App | Buying Bitcoin (BTC) Now Available in all 50 US States

Square just announced that with its Square Cash app, all users are now able to buy Bitcoin in all 50 US states. Red, white, and bitcoin. Now you can use Cash App to buy bitcoin in all 50 states. pic.twitter.com/D4fhVRz7WL — Cash App (@CashApp) August 13, 2018 Square Ahead of the Competition Square was originally founded by Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey. The Cash App initially rolled out its Bitcoin services months ago but had to go state-by-state to get approval. Recently, it was reported that Square also secured the so-called ‘BitLicense’…

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Blockchain 

JD.com Blockchain Platform & Mobile App

JD.com has been busy today. On Friday, the Chinese e-commerce company rolled out two new products: a JD.com blockchain platform and a JD.com app. The latter is the platform’s first use case. Here’s what we know.  JD.com Blockchain Platform: Officially Live  Today, JD.com posted a press release, which stated that the company had not only created a blockchain platform but a mobile application as well. The company decided to both announce and launch the products Friday; this is likely a marketing move to keep the company in the backs of weekend traders’…

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Cryptocurrency 

Circle Launches Collections | Three New Additions to the Investment App

Circle launches Collections, a new addition to Circle’s crypto investment app. Circle Launches Collections A few months ago, Circle debuted ‘Buy the Market.’ It was a way for its customers to buy the listed assets it had on its platform in just one tap. Circle’s feature was so successful that over 30 percent of the users were using it after its debut. This morning, the company is building upon its theme and has launched three additional collections: Platforms, Payments, and Privacy. Each of these new collections divides the crypto assets into…

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