GameStop launches its crypto and NFT wallet, with shares jumping 3%

    Video game and electronics retailer GameStop Corp. unveiled on May 23 a digital asset wallet that will let gamers and others store, send, receive and use cryptocurrencies and NFTs on several decentralized apps without leaving their web browsers. Upon the announcement, GameStop shares jumped nearly 3% in pre-market trading on Monday. According to a company…

    Cardano network adds over 70,000 wallets in 30 days despite price falls

    The number of wallets on the Cardano (ADA) blockchain has grown by more than 70,000 over the last 30 days, even when the ADA’s price declined along with the rest of the crypto market. Meanwhile, ADA whales’ transactions have risen to a 4-month high ahead of an upcoming hard fork, which will improve the network’s…

    Robinhood plans to launch DeFi wallet rivaling Metamask

    Trading firm Robinhood plans to roll out a new crypto wallet focused on decentralized finance (DeFi) by the end of 2022. The new custodial wallet will cater to “advanced” crypto users and live separately from the existing wallet, the firm’s Johann Kerbrat said. On May 17, Vlad Tenev, Robinhood CEO, announced the “Web3 crypto wallet”…

    Dubai’s innovator, ICICB Group, reveals its blockchain-based services

    ICICB, a Dubai-based investment holding company, has announced a series of new innovative services, including the ICICB Chain, ICICB Metaverse, and ICICB Bank. Established in 2019, the ICICB Group sees its mission to be at the forefront of digital transformation worldwide and now has more than a hundred branch offices in over 26 countries. In…

    Robinhood rolls out crypto wallets with plans to support Lightning Network

    Stock and cryptocurrency trading app Robinhood announced at the Bitcoin 2022 conference today that it’s making plans to add the Bitcoin Lightning Network to its platform for speedier BTC transactions. It also shared that eligible users from its beta waitlist can now send and receive crypto through its crypto wallet feature. Robinhood announced the addition…

    UAE’s digital wallet Hubpay raises $20 million in series A round

    UAE-based digital wallet provider Hubpay has raised $20 million in a Series A round. Hubpay aims to facilitate the process of money transfers on a domestic and international level. The funding will be used to hire new employees and for the company’s planned international expansion in 2022, focusing on Asia and Africa, Magnitt reported. The…