PayPal has expanded its cryptocurrency service to users in the UK. With the new service, people will be able to buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, or Bitcoin Cash for as little as £1.
PayPal has announced that Venmo users can now buy, hold, and sell cryptocurrency directly in the Venmo app. PayPal itself started supporting the new currency type at the end of March.
PayPal has announced that it's adding cryptocurrency management to the portfolio of features on its platform. Users will be able to buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more directly in PayPal.
Bitcoin has hit $5,000 today, marking its highest point since the start of the year. It was triggered after an order for 20,000 bitcoins was placed, split across three major exchanges.
Bitcoin experienced a notable dip in prices today, dropping 12% to $8000. Other cryptocurrencies have had even harsher drops as they all face a myriad of challenges and uneasiness from investors.
In yet another testament to the extreme volatility of digital currencies, Bitcoin has fallen to almost half of its earlier valuation of approximately $19,500. Other currencies are also seeing losses.
Following a massive hike in its value over the last month alone, and after reaching a record $19,500 valuation last Sunday, bitcoin - and other digital currencies - have experienced a loss in value.
Bitcoin has set a new record over the weekend. For a short time the cryptocurrency managed to surpass $5,000 before tumbling to around $4,700. The market cap of bitcoin now sits at around $76 billion.
Security companies have discovered malicious apps which discretely turn Android phones into inefficient crypto-currency miners. The Play Store apps allowed a criminal to mine thousands of Dogecoins.
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On the heels of a recent (and significant) spike in the value of Bitcoins (the market's primary cryptocurrency), Dogecoins take a somewhat satirical bite of the market.