Solana-based market maker integrates Stripe for fiat-crypto transactions

As the Solana ecosystem comes back from the aftershocks of the FTX liquidity earthquake, one of its leading automated market makers (AMM), Orca, announced a new integration. The AMM revealed a new Stripe integration which will power its fiat-to-crypto onramp, to make decentralized finance (DeFi) more accessible to users both in and out of the […]

Moonvember kicks off with sweeping staff layoffs across crypto

The crypto and tech industry has seen a slew of staff cuts this week against a backdrop of difficult market conditions, though on a positive note, some are bucking the trend. Crypto companies, including crypto exchanges, venture capital firms and blockchain developers, have been forced to reduce headcount in order to stay nimble amid the […]

Business owners should get off PayPal and move to the blockchain

Do you believe that in five years every second transaction in e-commerce will be settled on blockchain? No? Well, that’s what people thought of plastic credit cards versus cash a few decades ago when it came to traditional stores.  There is no doubt that Web3 will drastically transform the way e-commerce operates. Using cryptocurrency payments […]

Twitter and Stripe roll out USDC payout program for creators via Polygon

On Friday, Twitter and Stripe announced the rollout of crypto payouts for Stripe Connect. As told by the two companies, a select group of creators on Twitter will soon be able to receive their earnings on the platform in the form of the USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin. Payments will occur via the Polygon (MATIC) network, […]

Stripe announces fiat payment support for cryptocurrencies and NFTs

U.S.-based fintech giant Stripe has significantly ramped up its crypto initiatives after it launched a service that enables payments for NFTs and digital assets via fiat currency. Businesses can use Stripe’s new application programming interfaces (APIs) to accept fiat payments for crypto, provide digital wallets, payout users in fiat, leverage identity and know-your-customer (KYC) solutions, […]

Stripe builds new crypto team for payments three years after dropping Bitcoin

U.S. fintech giant Stripe is hiring a new blockchain team to enable crypto payments for its users. The $100 billion company is returning to the crypto sector three years after it pulled back from offering Bitcoin support due its slow transaction times and rising fees. According to a job listing page on Stripe’s website, the […]

CNN selling historic news ‘moments’ as NFTs

CNN has followed Fox and Time Magazine into the NFT market, announcing the launch of collectible historic moments from the news. CNN’s NFT project is dubbed “Vault by CNN: Moments That Changed Us” and includes a series of tokenized iconic moments from its 41-year history, along with a vault to purchase, store and display the […]