Tether Intentionally Obliterates 500 Million USDT

Yesterday Tether quietly took 500 million USDT out of circulation, then promptly destroyed them. Tether Supply Shrinks By $500 USDT Yesterday the stablecoin saga took a new twist as Tether Limited, the company responsible for minting and distributing the USD-pegged ‘stablecoin’ Tether (USDT) 00, removed 500 million USDT from circulation and destroyed them. Blockchain data […]

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US Regulators Approve Winklevoss Twins’ Fiat-Backed Stablecoin Gemini Dollar

New York regulators have given the green light to Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss’ first cryptocurrency, a stablecoin attached to their trading platform Gemini. Solving Stablecoin ‘Trust Problems’ As Forbes reports on September 10, the token, the Gemini Dollar, will have the backing of investment bank State Street, which takes custody of the fiat dollars it is […]

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FDIC-rypto? IBM, Stronghold to Launch First Insured Stablecoin

IBM has partnered with fintech startup Stronghold to launch a stablecoin pegged to the US Dollar. The cryptocurrency will be tied to government-backed fiat deposited at banks covered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC). Another Stablecoin in the Making A fintech startup called Stronghold is launching a new cryptocurrency pegged to the US Dollar, […]

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MakerDAO and Blockshipping Collaborate to Transform the Global Container Shipping Industry

Cynthia Turcotte · May 12, 2018 · 12:00 pm MakerDAO, creators of the Dai stablecoin, and Blockshipping, creators of the Global Shared Container Platform, (GSCP), are working together to transform the global container shipping industry, enabling significant savings in cost and CO2 emissions. The partnership is expected to accelerate development and availability of the Blockshipping GSCP […]

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