Stablecoins

Central Banks, Stablecoins and the Looming War of Currencies

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital…

Binance Expanding Cryptocurrency World Domination Efforts With Libra Rival

The world’s most dominant cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, is not satisfied with being the best in the industry. It literally wants…

Crypto Exchange Binance Announces New Stablecoin Initiative

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced that it’s launching a project that will develop cryptocurrencies and digital assets pegged to fiat…

Walmart Wants to Patent a Stablecoin That Looks a Lot Like Facebook Libra

Retail giant Walmart has applied for a cryptocurrency patent that bears some similarities to the Libra token proposed by Facebook…

Marijuana-focused Stablecoin Issuer Added to Arizona Fintech Sandbox

A stablecoin project for the marijuana industry has joined a Arizona fintech sandbox. According to Arizona’s Attorney Generals Office, startup…

Philippines’ UnionBank Launches Payments-Focused Stablecoin

In a bid to drive greater financial inclusion, Philippines-based UnionBank has launched a payments-focused stablecoin pegged to the Philippine peso.…

Tether Stablecoin Launches on Blockstream’s Liquid Network Sidechain

A new version of the widely used but controversial stablecoin tether (USDT) is launching on Blockstream’s Liquid Network. Announced Monday,…

Huawei CEO Calls on China to Create a Rival to Facebook’s Libra Crypto

Telecommunications giant Huawei’s chief executive has said that the time is ripe for China’s government to preempt Facebook’s Libra. Speaking…

Binance Jersey Lists Exchange’s New UK Pound-Backed Stablecoin

The Jersey arm of Binance has listed the cryptocurrency exchange’s own British pound-backed stablecoin. Binance announced Friday that Binance GBP (BGBP) is…

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