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Crypto Payments Startup Uphold Launches Lending Products

Crypto Payments Startup Uphold Launches Lending Products Digital payments startup Uphold is launching new lending and earning products in partnership with crypto lending platform Cred. Uphold Earn and Uphold Borrow, announced Monday, are designed to help customers earn interest from stablecoin holdings and borrow money against the cryptocurrencies they own, respectively. …

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Huobi’s US Exchange Sees 30% Boost in Trading for Tether Alternative

Huobi’s US Exchange Sees 30% Boost in Trading for Tether Alternative A U.S. cryptocurrency exchange is reporting dramatic increases in trading of tether (USDT), the controversial stablecoin that lost its dollar peg this week, and one of the new alternatives. At HBUS, the U.S. affiliate of the Singapore-based Huobi exchange, both deposits and …

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F2Pool Founder’s Crypto Wallet Startup Raises $13 Million in New Funding

F2Pool Founder’s Crypto Wallet Startup Raises $13 Million in New Funding Cobo, a Beijing-based cryptocurrency wallet startup, has closed a $13 million Series A funding round in its bid to expand its services overseas. The company announced the latest equity financing on Wednesday, which is backed by Danhua Venture Capital, …

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Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Compliance Tools from Chainalysis

Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Compliance Tools from Chainalysis Binance, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is working with crypto compliance and investigation software provider Chainalysis to implement a new global compliance solution, the companies announced Wednesday. As part of the partnership, Chainalysis will provide access to its “Know Your …

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Amazon Web Services Signs Deal With Qtum Cryptocurrency In China

Amazon Web Services Signs Deal With Qtum Cryptocurrency In China Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) China division is partnering with public blockchain project Qtum. The partnership sees the on-demand cloud computing giant working with a cryptocurrency project with a $325 million market capitalization, making it the 29th largest cryptocurrency, to develop …

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Which Stablecoin Is the Riskiest? The Crypto Market Is Pricing That In

Which Stablecoin Is the Riskiest? The Crypto Market Is Pricing That In The market is starting to differentiate between stablecoins, even though these cryptocurrencies are all designed to trade 1-to-1 with fiat. Several U.S. dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies are now trading either significantly higher or significantly lower than the greenback, reflecting investors’ …

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Winklevoss-Backed Stablecoin Soars Above $1 as Tether’s Market Cap Plunges

Winklevoss-Backed Stablecoin Soars Above $1 as Tether’s Market Cap Plunges A second stablecoin has broken its peg with the U.S. dollar – except this one’s soaring well above a buck, not tanking below it. According to data from CoinMarketCap, the Gemini exchange-issued Gemini dollar (GUSD) saw its price hit an …

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Abu Dhabi, Belgium Ports Collaborate on Blockchain Trade Pilot

Abu Dhabi, Belgium Ports Collaborate on Blockchain Trade Pilot A subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports has partnered with Belgium’s Port of Antwerp for a blockchain pilot aimed to facilitate international trade. The proof-of-concept (PoC) trial will be conducted by Maqta Gateway using its own blockchain platform, Silsal, which was launched in June to …

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Blockchain Refresh: Why KPMG’s New Strategy Focuses on Customs

Blockchain Refresh: Why KPMG’s New Strategy Focuses on Customs KPMG has decided to “refresh” its distributed ledger technology (DLT) strategy, according to new U.S. blockchain lead Arun Ghosh, who took over the group in September. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the Big Four consultancy has taken to expanding its blockchain activities …

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