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Blockchain News
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Facecoin To Replace U.S. Dollar? Facebook Claims It’s “Helping People”

Brian Evans - Mar 24, 2019

We’re all still thinking like regular crypto heads when it comes to what Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has up his sleeve with his stablecoin. The Zuck’s not thinking…

Bitcoin
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Changes to Tether’s Terms of Reserves Raises Fresh Concerns

Brian Evans - Mar 24, 2019

Cryptocurrency community members are speculating that Tether is not being openly transparent about its reserves after changes to its website.

Altcoin
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Accepted: MakerDAO Vote to Raise DAI Stablecoin Stability Fee by 4% to 7.5% per Year

Brian Evans - Mar 23, 2019

The stability fee of MakerDAO’s DAI has been raised by MKR token holders by 4 percent, making it 7.5 percent per year

Altcoin
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Major Crypto Exchanges Huobi Global and OKEx Launch Support for Tron-Based USDT

Brian Evans - Mar 22, 2019

Two major crypto exchanges — Huobi Global and OKEx — have announced their support of the Tron-based version of stablecoin USDT

Banks
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Pet Stablecoins: Why Some Banks Issue Their Own Digital Tokens, While Others Don’t

Brian Evans - Mar 20, 2019

Now that the JPM Coin is out, more banks are looking into issuing their own digital tokens. Nevertheless, some players — like Citigroup — are dropping the…

Adoption
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Japanese Company Launches New Stablecoin Pegged to the US Dollar

Brian Evans - Mar 19, 2019

A Japanese company is helping crypto consumers avoid price volatility through a new stablecoin that is supported by major Ethereum wallets #SPONSORED

Altcoin
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MakerDAO Polls Users on Fresh Fee Increase to 7.4 Percent as Stablecoin Wobbles

Brian Evans - Mar 19, 2019

Maker wants to raise one of its fees to almost 7.5 percent to deal with problems with liquidity and the exchange rate of its stablecoin

Bitcoin Regulation
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SEC’s Senior Advisor for Digital Assets Valerie Szczepanik: Stablecoins May be Securities

Brian Evans - Mar 16, 2019

Some stablecoins reportedly could raise problems under securities laws, according to senior advisor for digital assets at U.S. SEC Valerie Szczepanik

Adoption
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IBM Hints at Stablecoin Cross-Border Payments Solution for Financial Institutions

Brian Evans - Mar 15, 2019

IBM’s Jesse Lund has hinted that bank-targeted stablecoins will be a major development for the tech giant’s blockchain cross-border payments solution

Altcoin
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Cryptocurrency Community Eyes Tether After Website Dilutes USD Backing Claims

Brian Evans - Mar 14, 2019

Controversy over Tether’s backing continues after a Reddit user picks up changes to the stablecoin’s website description