Tagged: terra

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

Terra Stops/Starts Validators Again, LUNA Goes to Zero with TerraUSD Chasing it

The collapse of TerraUSD (UST), an attempt to create an algorithmic stablecoin, and the demise of LUNA has captured the attention of the entire crypto-sphere. Going from billions to almost nothing is a spectacular event. Inevitably there is a pile on of “I told you… Read More

Terra Halts Validators. Is it the End? [u]

Terra, the creator of the algorithmic stablecoin TerraUSD (UST) and LUNA, has halted the Terra blockchain. In a Tweet, Terra.Money stated: The Terra blockchain was officially halted at a block height of 7603700. https://lcd.terra.dev/blocks/latest Terra validators have decided to halt the Terra chain to prevent… Read More

Shade: Binance Discusses the Importance of Fiat Backed Stablecoins

While TerraUSD (UST) has lost more than half of its dollar-pegged stablecoin value, Binance – the issuer of its own stablecoin – has published a blog post discussing the importance of fiat-backed stablecoins. As the crypto world knows, UST is an algorithmic stablecoin designed to… Read More

The Sky is Falling: UST Craters, Crypto Insiders Respond to “Death Spiral”

TerraUSD (UST) has lost its status as a stablecoin as it is now trading at $0.40 $0.35 having dropped to as low as $0.30 in the last 24 hours. UST’s collapse is the hottest story in crypto land as it was, until recently, touted as… 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

Fireblocks Introduces DeFi Support for Terra, Allocates $250M in Liquidity into Terra Web3 Ecosystem

Fireblocks, the provider of digital asset and crypto technology, recently announced that it has become the first platform to launch institutional DeFi access to Terra, “the second-largest decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol by total value locked (TVL).” Now, Fireblocks customers can “securely access all of the… Read More

Terraform Labs “Donates” LUNA Tokens Valued at $880 Million

Terraform Labs has completed a “mind-blowing transaction” according to a blog post as it donates 10 million $LUNA at a value of around $880 million. TFL has gifted an additional 10 million $LUNA to the @LFG_org. https://t.co/tNirkgGGm0 — Terra (UST) 🌍 Powered by LUNA 🌕… Read More

Digital Assets: LFG to Acquire $100M in AVAX Tokens to “Strategically” Align Terra, Avalanche Ecosystems

The Luna Foundation Guard (LFG), a recently formed non-profit to support decentralization, economic sovereignty, and foster the growth of the Terra ecosystem, “will add AVAX to its new UST Decentralized Forex Reserve.” By diversifying the base of non-correlated assets “to major assets like BTC and… Read More

Shiba Inu (SHIB) Token Is Now Available for Trading via Crypto Exchange OKCoin

Shiba Inu (SHIB) is now available for trading on digital asset exchange OkCoin – with some of “the lowest fees around.” OkCoin users are able to deposit, withdraw, and trade SHIB against USD via the exchange. All OkCoin clients including those in the US, except… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Gemini Adds Moss Carbon, Terra, Metaverse, Infrastructure, Stablecoin Tokens

Digital assets firm Gemini reveals that it now supports trading with Moss Carbon and Terra, in addition to new metaverse, infrastructure, and stablecoin tokens. As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “Today, [the Gemini team is] delighted to announce support for a new set… Read More

Venture Unit of Thailand’s SCB Announces New DeFi Investment through Aggregator, Portfolio Dashboard, Ape Board

SCB 10X, the venture division of Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank or SCB (BKK: SCB), has confirmed its most-recent investment into the decentralized finance (DeFi) space through asset aggregator and portfolio dashboard provider, Ape Board. The firm, which currently has over 350,000 users, acquired within 4… Read More

Chainlink (LINK) Awards Grant to Hack.bg for Performing Native Integration of Chainlink on Terra

The team at Chainlink (LINK), the developers of decentralized Oracle networks, recently revealed that Hack.bg has received a Grant for performing native Integrations of Chainlink on Terra. The Chainlink Community Grant Program offers key financial resources to various development teams and researchers creating a “more… Read More

Korean Mobile Payments App CHAI and BGF Retail Are Developing a Blockchain Platform for Offline Payments

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South Korean mobile payments app CHAI and BGF Retail, which manages CU, Korea’s largest convenience store chain with around 13,500 locations, are developing a blockchain-based platform for conducting offline payments.  The nation’s consumers will be able to make payments by scanning and completing transactions with… Read More

Kakao Ventures Backs Blockchain based Payment Platform & Stablecoin Terra

Blockchain-based payment platform Terra has received an investment from VC Kakao Ventures – an independent subsidiary of South Korea’s internet firm, Kakao. The amount of the investment was not disclosed but was said to fund the expansion and mainstream usage of Terra’s blockchain payment solution… Read More

Terra Unites with Fantom to Accelerate Mainstream Stablecoin Adoption

Terra, a project building the next-generation payment system based in Singapore and Korea,  has partnered with South Korean based Fantom, a DAG-based smart contract platform for real-time cryptocurrency payments, to accelerate the mainstream adoption of its stablecoin. Terra and its alliance of eCommerce partners will… Read More

Terra Secures $32 Million in Seed Funding For Price-Stable Digital Currency Design

Terra, a price-stabled cryptocurrency that’s designed for mass adoption, has successfully secured $32 million through its seed funding round, which features investments from  Binance Labs, OKEx, Huobi Capital, and Dunamu & Partners.  Terra describes itself as a protocol of money that ensures price-stability by algorithmically… Read More

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