Cryptopia Restores Bank Support: NZ Dollar Token to Relaunch in 2019

The New Zealand dollar token (NZDT) is set to be re-released early next year after it was suspended by the New-Zealand based Cryptopia exchange in late 2017. Local media in New Zealand recently reported the New Zealand dollar token (NZDT) will be re-released in early 2019. The NZDT is the first virtual currency token to be […]

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Tether Announces Relationship With Deltec Bank in the Bahamas

On November 1st Tether said they have established a banking relationship with the Bahamas-based Deltec Bank & Trust Limited. Tether Limited made a few notable announcements on Thursday, November 1st. Early in the day on Twitter, the firm confirmed a new banking relationship with Deltec Bank & Trust Limited (Deltec), which has a headquarters in the […]

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London Block Exchange Launching Crypto Pound-Backed Stablecoin

The London Block Exchange said they have permission to launch a new virtual currency, the LBXPeg. The stablecoin would be backed by UK Pound Sterling reserves. The London Block Exchange (LBX) is planning to release a new virtual currency pegged to the Pound Sterling. The startup’s CEO Benjamin Dives told Business Insider the first “cryptopound” would […]

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‘Full Circle’: Goldman Sachs Backed Startup Launches Stablecoin Cryptocurrency

On September 26th, Circle announced the release its new stablecoin USD Coin (USDC), which will begin trading on Circle’s Poloniex exchange immediately. The new USDC stablecoin will be fully collateralized by USD at a 1:1 ratio. The stablecoin market has been particularly active recently, with several other projects launching in past few months. Circle’s announcement […]

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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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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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Kowala CEO: 4 Obstacles Crypto Must Overcome to Beat PayPal

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 5, 2018 · 11:00 pm Eiland Glover, the founder and CEO of Kowala believes that the time is ripe for cryptos to upstage mainstream remittance platforms like PayPal. He made this assertion known in an op-ed submitted to Irish Tech News. Kowala is a blockchain platform that aims to deliver the […]

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