Tether

Tether’s market cap could overtake Ethereum’s next year — Bloomberg report

A new report predicts Tether could surpass Ether’s market cap by the end of next year, paving the way to mainstream adoption of stablecoins and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). According to Bloomberg’s Crypto Outlook report for Q4 2020 written by Senior Commodity Strategist Mike McGlone, Tether (USDT) is likely to take the number two …

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Market Update: Bitcoin Captures $11K, Flash Buy Signals, Bollinger Band Squeeze

Cryptocurrency markets are seeing decent gains on Friday following the announcement Square made the day prior about purchasing $50 million worth of bitcoin for reserves. During the morning trading sessions, the overall market capitalization of all 7,000+ crypto assets is up over 2% hovering at $340 billion. Digital currency markets are doing well on October …

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Cloudbet Launches Second Major Stablecoin With USDC

Cloudbet, the pioneering crypto sportsbook and casino, has added USD Coin to the portfolio of coins available to customers, marking the operator’s second major stablecoin integration after launching USD Tether in May. With the integration of USDC and USDT, Cloudbet now supports the biggest coins in the stablecoin universe, with a combined market value of …

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Token Projects to Recover $130M from the Kucoin Hack, Devs Condemned for Centralization

The cryptocurrency community has been discussing the Kucoin hack as a great number of ERC20 projects have frozen, paused, or reversed their smart contracts after the hack. Estimates say that at least $129 million ERC20 tokens affected are considered “safe” from the hacker’s clutches. Additionally, evaluations show the breach may be much larger than originally …

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Tether’s Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On

The total volume of stablecoins in circulation is closing in on the $20 billion mark, while the market-leading coin, USDT’s share of the total circulating supply continues to shrink, data from Coinmetrics shows. According to the data, USDT now accounts for an estimated at 80% of total supply, and the majority of the coins are …

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Kucoin Hacked for $150 Million in Bitcoin; Bitfinex and Tether Freeze $33 Million of the Stolen Funds

Cryptocurrency exchange Kucoin may have been hacked for $150 million in bitcoin and multiple ERC20 tokens. The Singapore-based exchange confirmed the September 25 security breach, but did not disclose the amount stolen. “Bitcoin, ERC-20 and, other tokens in Kucoin’s hot wallets were transferred out of the exchange,” said Kucoin in an update on Saturday. Meanwhile, …

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The Genesis of BCH Tokenization: Over 10,000 SLP Tokens Built on Bitcoin Cash

This week Bitcoin Cash fans have been discussing the milestone of over 10,000 Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens created since the infrastructure was first introduced. Moreover, tokens built on Bitcoin Cash are nearing 1 million transactions to-date. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community members have noticed there are now 10,679 SLP tokens created since the Simple Ledger …

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Judge Orders Bitfinex to Turn Over Tether Loan Documents (Again)

Bitfinex and Tether must turn over documents detailing their financial relationship and history to the New York Attorney General’s office (NYAG), a New York Supreme Court justice ruled again on Thursday. Judge Joel M. Cohen, the judge who has been overseeing the NYAG’s inquiry into Bitfinex and Tether, made the ruling after a charged, hour-long …

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First Mover: Bitcoin Investors the Sane Ones as Federal Reserve Cheers Inflation, Price Nears $11K

One of the interesting things about cryptocurrency investors is they really do look at the world very differently from many of their counterparts in traditional finance.  The thinking goes something like this: The efforts of governments and central banks to repair the economy are doomed to fail, and likely to make the situation worse. There is …

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New York Attorney General to Bitfinex and Tether: ‘Delays Must Stop’

The New York Attorney General’s office is losing patience with Bitfinex and Tether. NYAG senior enforcement counsel John Castiglione filed a letter Monday ahead of a conference between the regulator and the two cryptocurrency firms arguing it is way time they complied with a 17-month-old document production order detailing financial information within the next two …

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