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Tether Invests in Northern Data Group, Set to Become Established AI Provider in Europe

Tether, the company behind the leading stablecoin USDT, is pleased to announce its strategic investment into Northern Data Group through Damoon, a Tether group company. With an $83 billion market capitalization, Tether is expanding its reach “beyond fintech, following recent investments in energy production, bitcoin… Read More

Tether Testing Bitcoin Mining – Moria

Tether CTO Paolo Ardoino says they are currently testing Bitcoin mining. Revealed in a Tweet, the Bitcoin Mining Platform Moria, is said to “facilitate seamless communication among components within the BTC mining ecosystem, enabling interactions through efficient, secure, and resilient methods that are resistant to… Read More

Stablecoins Now Serve A Key Role in DeFi Protocols, Acting as a Reliable Medium of Exchange Between Crypto Tokens – Report

Stablecoins are digital currencies which are pegged to major (and relatively stable) fiat currencies like the US dollar, Euro, the British pound (among others). Recently, the team at S&P Global provided a deep dive report into valuation and depegging of stablecoins. As explained in the… Read More

Bitfinex and Tether CTO Paolo Ardoino to Testify in Alleged Crypto Market Manipulation Lawsuit

Bitfinex and Tether Chief Technical Officer Paolo Ardoino will be deposed as part of a class-action lawsuit against both firms and their related executives. This past Monday, a New York judge reportedly made the decision to deny Ardoino’s request to further delay his deposition until… Read More

Bybit’s Revamped Launchpad Gives Priority Access to New Crypto Projects

Bybit, a marketplace that claims to be “the world’s third most visited crypto exchange” (currently, Kraken is #3 with Bybit in 5th), has announced a revamped version of its launchpad, offering early investors the opportunity to purchase new projects at favorable prices. The Bybit Launchpad… Read More

Is PYUSD a Flop So Far? Nansen Says Few People Using PayPal’s Dollar Based Stablecoin

Earlier this month, PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL), a top publicly traded Fintech, announced the launch of a dollar-based stablecoin PayPal USD or PYUSD. The stablecoin is being issued in partnership with Paxos, a top, regulated digital asset firm. Stablecoins are one of the most promising sectors of crypto…. Read More

Fintech Bitwage Introduces Tether USDT on TRON, Aiming for Cost-Effective Crypto Payroll

Bitwage is pleased to announce the integration of Tether USDT via TRON network, marking another significant milestone in their journey “to deliver seamless cross-border and multi-currency services.” This addition to their stablecoin options “reaffirms their commitment to offering enhanced liquidity, efficiency, and convenience to our… Read More

Tether Reports Legal Win in Challenge to USDT’s Reserves

Tether, the issuer of the world’s most popular stablecoin – USDT, has posted that it has won a legal victory in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. The case stems from a complaint filed all the way back in 2021…. Read More

Tether Claims Excess Reserves Topping $3.3 Billion

Tether has issued a report that claims over $3.3 billion in excess reserves after an increase of $850 million at the end of Q2 2023. Tether states that the assurance opinion was completed by BDO, which re-affirms Tether’s Consolidated Reserves Report (CRR), which breaks down… Read More

Euro Tether and Tether Gold to Trade on XT.com

Tether says its Euro based stablecoin Euro Tether (EUR₮) and Tether Gold (XAU₮) will soon trade on XT.com. XT.COM Exchange is described as a “social-infused cryptocurrency exchange.” XT.COM reports over 6 million registered users, including more than 500,000 monthly active users. Over 800 different cryptocurrencies… Read More

BTC Adoption in LatAm: Stablecoin Issuer Tether Participates in $1B Investment to Build Bitcoin Mining Farm in El Salvador

Tether, the company operating the fintech platform tether.to that powers the first and most “widely used” stablecoin in the world, announced it “has participated in the first round of a new billion dollar renewable energy initiative in El Salvador.” Following on its mission to invest… Read More

Stablecoins: Tether USD₮ Reaches All-Time High, Surpasses Previous Market Cap High of $83.2B

Tether, the company operating the blockchain-enabled platform tether.to that powers the first and most “widely used” stablecoin, has reportedly “surpassed its previous all-time market cap high of $83.2B set in May 2022.” Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Tether, stated: “Today’s numbers demonstrate that people want access… Read More

Stablecoins: Tether Enters Payment Collaboration For Small Businesses in Argentina

Tether, the company operating the blockchain-enabled platform tether.to that powers the first and most widely used stablecoin, announced a collaboration with KriptonMarket, an on/off ramp solution, in order “to give users in Argentina access to stablecoins at the Central Market of Buenos Aires, one of… Read More

Tether to Purchase Bitcoin with Profits

Top dollar based stablecoin issuer Tether says it will take its operating profits and purchase Bitcoin. Tether said that it first manages reserves but the purchase of Bitcoin, the worlds most popular crypto, will further strengthen reserves. The purchases of Bitcoin will commence this month… Read More

Stablecoins: Xapo Bank Expands Stablecoin Payment Rails, Becoming “First” Licensed Bank To Enable Tether Deposits, Withdrawals

Xapo Bank, a licensed private bank that aims to combine traditional banking with access to Bitcoin and stablecoins, claims to have become the first bank in the world to integrate Tether (USDT) payment rails. Xapo Bank is regulated and based in Gibraltar. Earlier this year,… Read More

Tether Claims it Has $1.6B in Excess Reserves to Back Stablecoin USDT

Crypto-asset firm Tether claims it has approximately $1.6 billion in excess reserves in order to fully back the issuance of its USDT stablecoin. Tether expects to record a $700 million profit in this latest March 2023 quarter, which will be taking its total excess reserves… Read More

USDC Loses Dollar Peg, Coinbase Pauses Conversions as Circle Reveals $3.3 Billion Stuck at Silicon Valley Bank

Circle’s dollar-based stablecoin USDC has lost its dollar peg following the revelation that $3.3 billion in cash reserves are still held at failed Silicin Valley Bank. According to Coinmarketcap, USDC traded at less than $0.88 – losing about 12% of its value following the news…. Read More

Tether Pushes Back on Another WSJ Report

On March 3rd, WSJ.com filed a report on Tether, once again alleging malfeasance at the firm that is the largest issuer of a dollar-based stablecoin USDT. According to the report, a USDT trader in China was attempting to use fake documents to maintain access to… Read More

As Questions Increase, Tether Says it Will Reduce Secured Loans on its Reserves to Zero

In a blog post, Tether announced its intent to reduce secured loans to zero during 2023. Along with the announcement, Tether stated that its current secured loans are overcollateralized and covered by extremely liquid assets. The statement follows a claim published on WSJ.com that said… Read More

Tether Slaps Back at WSJ Article Questioning Stablecoin Issued Loans

Tether (USDT), currently the most popular dollar-based stablecoin with a market cap of around $65 billion, has responded to an article in WSJ.com questioning the firm about its stablecoin-issued loans and affiliated risk. In an article published yesterday (December 1, 2022), the author claimed that… Read More

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