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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Crypto Lender Dharma Adds Support for USDC

Dharma hopes the addition of USDC will attract mainstream investors to its decentralized lending platform. Crypto lender Dharma has begun supporting the peer-to-peer lending of USDC, The Block reported on May 22. Before now, the San Francisco-based company only supported Dai, a stablecoin backed by ether (ETH) that has been regarded as too risky by some investors due […]

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Coinbase Payment Processing Service Now Supports Circle’s USDC Stablecoin

Major U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that its payment processor Coinbase Commerce now supports Circle’s USD Coin. Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that its cryptocurrency payment processor Coinbase Commerce now supports Circle’s stablecoin USD Coin (USDC) in a blog post on May 20. Per the announcement, Coinbase Commerce users can now accept USDC […]

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USD Stablecoins Hit Spot Trading Volume Record Highs, With USDT Still Dominating Market

Cryptocurrency research firm Diar indicates that the market capitalization for USD stablecoins has exceeded $4 billion. Cryptocurrency research firm Diar indicates that the market capitalization for USD stablecoins has hit all-time highs and exceeded $4 billion, according to its latest weekly report published on May 21. Stablecoins tied to the greenback have broken through to […]

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