Cardano developer to issue dollar-pegged stablecoin USDA

    Cardano developer Emurgo announced plans to issue a US dollar-pegged stablecoin, USDA, on the Cardano network in early 2023. Emurgo plans to introduce USDA by the end of Q1 2023. Emurgo, Cardano’s official commercial arm, said in a statement that USDA will be the first regulated stablecoin on the blockchain backed by a fiat currency….

    USDC stablecoin issuer Circle adds support for Apple Pay

    Accepting payments in Circle’s USDC stablecoin is now available via Apple Pay. The addition will help crypto businesses by making it easier to take payments, Circle said. Merchants who accept payments in Circle’s USDC stablecoin can now interact with Apple Pay, Circle said in a blog post. “NFT marketplaces, crypto gaming, crypto exchanges, crypto wallets,…

    Quick guide: What you need to know about exchange tokens after FTX’s FTT meltdown

    Exchange tokens are the backbone of many top exchanges, but how much risk is involved? — explains Jason Nelson on Decrypt. This Learn article will cover what exchange tokens are, what they are used for, how they are purchased, and the new scrutiny on them in light of FTX’s reported malfeasance related to its FTT…

    Circle to expand Euro Coin to Solana in H1 2023 via its cross-chain protocol

    Circle, the issuer of stablecoin USDC, is expanding Euro Coin to the Solana blockchain in the first half of 2023. The payments firm plans to launch its cross-chain protocol, and it will also be expanded to Solana. In June, Circle launched Euro Coin as a European take on its popular stablecoin USDC but pegged to…

    FTX is working on its own stablecoin, while Huobi delists HUSD

    FTX plans to issue its own stablecoin at some point, CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said without providing further details. He also hinted at a potential acquisition of the crypto exchange Coinbase. Meanwhile, crypto exchange Huobi said it would delist the stablecoin HUSD. Crypto exchange FTX is reportedly working on creating a stablecoin. In an interview with…

    Near Foundation to wind down USN stablecoin

    The Near Foundation, an organization behind the NEAR blockchain, urged the winding down of the USN stablecoin and announced a $40 million fund for a “USN Protection Programme.” The foundation is setting aside the funds, which it says is equal to the amount of a “collateral gap” associated with the undercollateralization of the USN project….