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Tether Launches Stablecoin Pegged to the British Pound Sterling

Tether Launches Stablecoin Pegged to the British Pound Sterling

Tether, the company behind the largest stablecoin by market capitalization, has announced another fiat-pegged stablecoin called GBPT on Wednesday, tied to the value of the British pound sterling. The news follows Tether’s most recent launch of a Mexican peso-pegged crypto ...
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Defi Protocol Abracadabra's Stablecoin MIM Briefly Slides to $0.91 During the Crypto Market Rout

Defi Protocol Abracadabra’s Stablecoin MIM Briefly Slides to $0.91 During the Crypto Market Rout

Amid the crypto market carnage this weekend, another stablecoin slipped below the $1 peg on Saturday, June 18, as the crypto asset called magic internet money (MIM) briefly dropped to a low of $0.914 per unit. The Abracadabra-issued stablecoin dropping ...
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Value Locked in Defi Slips to $74 Billion, Top Smart Contract Tokens Down Over 70% This Year

Value Locked in Defi Slips to $74 Billion, Top Smart Contract Tokens Down Over 70% This Year

Decentralized finance (defi) has been hit hard by the recent crypto market rout as the total value locked (TVL) across 118 different blockchains has slipped below the $100 billion mark to today’s $74.27 billion. The TVL in defi today is ...
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Bitcoin Hashrate Briefly Slips Below 200 EH/S During Market Rout, Less Than 100K Blocks Left Until the Halving

Bitcoin Hashrate Briefly Slips Below 200 EH/S During Market Rout, Less Than 100K Blocks Left Until the Halving

After reaching an all-time high on June 8, Bitcoin’s hashrate dropped during the recent bitcoin price drop on June 12-13 to a low of 182 exahash per second (EH/s). While bitcoin’s USD value remains under the $23K zone, Bitcoin’s hashrate ...
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Stablecoin Market Nears 15% of the Entire Crypto Economy's Market Valuation

Stablecoin Market Nears 15% of the Entire Crypto Economy’s Market Valuation

Roughly two months ago on April 11, the stablecoin economy was valued at $190 billion and was getting closer to surpassing $200 billion in value. However, after the Terra stablecoin fallout, the fiat-pegged token economy lost $16.31 billion in value ...
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Blockchain.com Plans to Provide an NFT Domain Name to 83 Million Wallet Users

Blockchain.com Plans to Provide an NFT Domain Name to 83 Million Wallet Users

Blockchain.com has announced it has partnered with the Web3 digital identity platform and NFT domain name provider Unstoppable Domains in order to launch .blockchain NFT domains. The company says that in the next few weeks, 83 million Blockchain.com wallet users ...
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DAI Takes the Reigns as the Leading Decentralized Stablecoin by Market Capitalization

DAI Takes the Reigns as the Leading Decentralized Stablecoin by Market Capitalization

Following the demise of the Terra-based stablecoin UST, the fiat-pegged token DAI has become the largest decentralized stablecoin in existence today. Moreover, Makerdao has regained the decentralized finance (defi) protocol’s position as the top defi protocol in terms of total ...
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Russia’s Industrial Giant Rostec Announces Blockchain-Based Alternative to SWIFT

Russia’s Industrial Giant Rostec Announces Blockchain-Based Alternative to SWIFT

Rostec, the Russian manufacturing and technology conglomerate, has developed a system allowing the processing of international settlements and storage of digital currency. The blockchain-based platform has been announced as an alternative to SWIFT, which is unavailable for some Russian banks ...
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Caribbean Islands, Dubai, Mumbai — Bitcoin Cash Adoption Continues to Swell Worldwide

Caribbean Islands, Dubai, Mumbai — Bitcoin Cash Adoption Continues to Swell Worldwide

Bitcoin cash supporters are known for spreading adoption over the years and 2022 is no different. This year, the peer-to-peer cryptocurrency bitcoin cash has seen significant adoption throughout the islands of the Caribbean, alongside places like Dubai, and Mumbai. Bitcoin ...
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Terra Launches New Chain Airdropping LUNA 2.0 Coins — Token Value Slides Over 70% From Price High

Terra Launches New Chain Airdropping LUNA 2.0 Coins — Token Value Slides Over 70% From Price High

On Saturday, May 28, 2022, LUNA classic and UST classic holders received an airdrop consisting of new LUNA 2.0 tokens based on two blockchain snapshots. The crypto asset’s first recorded value at 5 a.m. (ET), was $14.31 per unit and ...
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