Facebook in Talks With Coinbase, Winklevoss’ Gemini to Launch Its Globalcoin: FT Report

Anonymous sources say that Facebook’s upcoming Globalcoin project is “bigger and more open” than just a payment method. Social media giant Facebook has reportedly held talks with major United States-based crypto exchanges about the issuance of its own crypto, the Financial Times (FT) reports on May 24. Citing two people familiar with Facebook’s “Globalcoin” project, […]

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DATA Ultimatum: CoinMarketCap Requests More Information From Exchanges to Make Market More Transparent

More on CoinMarketCap’s plan to fight fake volume reporting. Recently, CoinMarketCap (CMC), arguably the industry’s best-known cryptocurrency market data service, announced an initiative to provide “greater transparency, accountability, and disclosure from projects in the crypto space.” The move followed recent reports on fake volume data and wash trading among cryptocurrency exchanges that were published last […]

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Stablecoins, Explained

Volatility in crypto prices have been regarded as a big hurdle for mainstream adoption. Stablecoins could be a way of eliminating such erratic fluctuations. Can stablecoins achieve true decentralization? Certain providers believe they have struck a compromise. Some stablecoin advocates are concerned that pegging a cryptocurrency directly to the U.S. dollar means that it must […]

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