Report: Coinbase Negotiates Acquisition of Xapo’s Bitcoin Custody Business

Coinbase is reportedly negotiating the acquisition of the bitcoin custody business of cryptocurrency wallet provider Xapo for $50 million in cash. American major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly negotiating the acquisition of the bitcoin (BTC) custody business of cryptocurrency wallet provider Xapo, technology-focused media outlet the Block reported on May 16. Sources familiar with the […]

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Fidelity Investments Seeks Talent for Its Digital Assets Division

U.S.-based holding company Fidelity Investments is seeking talent for its digital assets wing, Fidelity Digital Assets. American investment management company Fidelity Investments is seeking talent for its digital asset wing, Fidelity Digital Assets, according to the company’s job offer listing. Fidelity is looking for nine professionals in fields ranging from analytics and data engineering to […]

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Former Worldpay US Executive Joins Crypto Payments Firm BitPay as Its New CFO

Major cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay has onboarded former Worldpay U.S. executive Glen Braganza as its CFO. Major cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay has onboarded former Worldpay U.S. executive Glen Braganza as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), according to a press release published on May 7. Having more than 15 years experience in private equity […]

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Bitcoin Inches to $6,000 While US Stocks Drop

Following the report of Fidelity soon launching bitcoin trading for institutional clients, crypto markets rallied to break new 2019 highs. Tuesday, May 7 — following some moderate losses yesterday, the crypto markets have rallied to break new 2019 highs today, with bitcoin (BTC) inching close to $6,000. All the top 20 coins by market cap […]

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