Tagged: stablecoin

Circle Introduces Euro-backed Stablecoin, Euro Coin (EUROC)

Circle Internet Financial, a global internet finance firm and issuer of USD Coin (USDC), announced that it is preparing “to issue a fully-reserved, euro-pegged stablecoin from the United States called Euro Coin (EUROC).” Available June 30, Euro Coin is “a regulated, euro-backed stablecoin issued under… Read More

Stablecoin Report Explains How Confidence in Algorithmic Stablecoins Could be Restored

Algorithmic stablecoins became the “focal point” of the crypto industry in May, following the depegging of UST from the US dollar “which triggered the LUNA bloodbath,” the team at Huobi notes. The report from Huobi pointed out that this had “a knock-on effect on other… Read More

Coinme Announces USDC-powered Digital Cash and P2P Payments

Coinme, a cryptocurrency cash exchange in the U.S., and Circle, a global internet finance firm and the issuer of USD Coin (USDC), recently announced at Consensus 2022 a strategic collaboration “to integrate USDC into Coinme’s global cash onramp and offramp ecosystem.” The integration “promotes financial… Read More

Circle Agrees to Acquire Digital Asset Infrastructure Platform CYBAVO

Circle has announced that they have signed agreements to acquire CYBAVO, which is a “breakthrough” crypto tech firm. Established in 2018, CYBAVO claims that it is a pioneer in core crypto security, custody, operations, and blockchain infrastructure platform services, “providing services to leading firms across… Read More

Waves Reveals Plan for Troubled Stablecoin Neutrino USD (USDN)

Waves, an issuer of another algorithmic stablecoin Neutrino USD (USDN) has distributed a plan to reanimate its troubled stablecoin. USDN lost its “peg” back in April tanking to around $0.66 and while it has bounced back a bit – now around $0.97 – USDN has… Read More

Stablecoins: Tether Token (USDt) Launches on Polygon

Tether Operations Limited, the company operating the blockchain-enabled platform tether.to that “powers the largest stablecoin by market capitalization of over US $73 billion,” has launched Tether tokens (USDt) on Polygon (formerly MATIC), “a leading blockchain development platform.” The addition of Tether to the Polygon ecosystem… Read More

Luna Revival Plan Faces “Headwinds,” Raises Questions, Huobi Research Institute Reveals

Following the Luna de-peg and the collapse of the UST stablecoin last week, Terra co-founder Do Kwon has unveiled a proposal for what he calls “the path forward.” This included forking the Terra chain “into a new chain without the algorithmic stablecoin, with the old… Read More

Gemini Explains How Stablecoins Can Be Different, “Not All Created Equal”

The crypto ecosystem is a “diverse tapestry” of tokens, protocols, projects, and applications, the team at Gemini writes in a blog post. At Gemini, they believe in making crypto “more accessible and easier to understand as the industry continues to develop ever more quickly.” Knowledge… Read More

Emin Gün Sirer, CEO of Ava Labs, Says Don’t Worry About UST Losing Dollar Peg, Bullish Once Dust Settles

There has been a certain amount of panic and a large amount of discussion regarding UST (TerraUSD), an algorithmic stablecoin ostensibly pegged to the US dollar, losing its one-to-one valuation. Currently, UST is recovering trading around $0.9273 but in the past 24 hours, UST traded… Read More

Digital Assets: Bittrex Introduces USDC Trading Pairs

Bittrex, a U.S.-headquartered virtual currency exchange, recently announced that it has added support for USD Coin (USDC) to its list of crypto trading pairs.” Traders will now have the ability “to trade against USDC along with other quote currencies currently available on the Bittrex exchange.”… Read More

Beanstalk Aims to Recapitalize Stablecoin Project with “Barn Raise” Offering to Community

  It was reported earlier this month that crypto startup Beanstalk was the target of an exploit that saw a theft of up to $180 million in value. Around the time of the Attack, the Bean team stated “We’re engaging all efforts to try to… Read More

Beanstalk Offers Bounty for Anyone Who Can Identify Hacker and Help Recover Stolen Funds

Last week it was reported that stablecoin project Beanstalk had been the target of an attack where up to $181 million in value was stolen. Beanstalk is a “decentralized credit-based stablecoin protocol that is built on Ethereum. ” The premise being that other stablecoins have… Read More

Beanstalk Stablecoin Project Suffers an Exploit, Millions Stolen

Stablecoin project Beanstalk has been the target of an attack that reportedly has seen over $180 million pilfered. In a tweet yesterday, Beanstalk said they had “suffered an exploit” without providing too many details. Beanstalk suffered an exploit today. The Beanstalk Farms team is investigating… Read More

Circle Raises $400 Million, Investor BlackRock Forms Strategic Partnership with Stablecoin Issuer

Circle, the second largest stablecoin issuer in the world (USDC), has raised more money. The $400 million investment was backed by BlackRock,  Fidelity Management and Research, Marshall Wace LLP, and Fin Capital. Circle said in a public statement that the round would close in Q2…. Read More

Arf Introduces Transactional Stablecoin-powered Working Capital Credit Line for MSBs

Arf, which claims to be the first compliant cross-border payment network running on stablecoins, has announced the upcoming launch of its product, Arf Credit. Arf Credit will offer “an instant working capital credit line for MSBs worldwide.: Traditionally, when a money service business (MSB) wants… Read More

Stablecoins: TRC20-USDT Reaches 40B in Total Supply, as TRON Navigates Crypto Payments to Benefit Consumers

As the global crypto market keeps growing, stablecoins are playing “a more indispensable role, with TRC20-USDT becoming a mainstay.” On March 23, 2022, Tether’s (USDT) official data showed that “the supply of TRC20-USDT topped 40.7B, surpassing that of ERC20-USDT (39.8B).” This is another milestone for… Read More

Digital Assets: ShapeShift Introduces On/Off-Ramp Flexibility for the Latest V2 Platform

Just when you thought their open-sourced ShapeShift V2 platform was sounding like a “one-stop-shop” solution for your cryptocurrency requirements, the team at ShapeShift claims that they have made further enhancements with the integration of the Gem on- and off-ramp embedded user interface. This will allow… Read More

Circle Reports Security Incident, Information Breach via HubSpot

Circle, a digital asset platform that powers a leading dollar-based stablecoin, USDC, has reported an information breach via a third-party service provider – Hubspot. According to an email distributed by Circle, HubSpot has “confirmed that an unauthorized bad actor accessed certain client data from several… Read More

World Mobile Group, COTI, ADA Pay to Offer Retail Payment Capability in Africa

World Mobile Group, a global mobile network combining renewable energy with blockchain technology, has partnered with COTI, creator of the DJED stablecoin and ADA Pay, which allows merchants to accept ADA for their goods and services. Through the partnership, COTI brings ADA Pay to retailers and… Read More

Bitcoin Reserve for UST stablecoin May Add More Assets, After Luna Foundation Guard Acquired $1B to Establish Reserve

Luna Foundation Guard, which secured $1 billion to establish a Bitcoin reserve for the UST stablecoin, has confirmed that the funding would be channeled towards creating a new reserve that may serve as a release valve for UST redemptions at the time of selloffs in… Read More

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