Binance resumes USDC withdrawals after temporary suspense

    Binance has resumed processing withdrawals of the USD Coin stablecoin (USDC) after pausing them for several hours earlier on Dec. 13. The exchange said it worked on a token swap to increase its USDC reserves. On Dec. 13, the world’s largest crypto exchange Binance temporarily stopped processing USDC withdrawals due to inadequate USDC reserves on…

    Coinbase strikes Tether in the ‘stablecoin wars’

    Coinbase has called on users to convert their Tether (USDT) stablecoins to USDC – the stablecoin it co-founded – with zeroing exchange fees. The move follows a battle of words between Tether and some media outlets. “Now more than ever, stability and trust are of the utmost importance to customers,” Coinbase stated in an official…

    Tether USDT to become available at 24,000 ATMs across Brazil

    Stablecoin issuer Tether will make USDT available at 24,000 ATMs in Brazil starting Nov. 3. The mutual conversion of Tether and Brazilian reals will be managed by the local crypto services provider SmartPay and the ATMs’ owner TecBan. On Oct. 20, Tether announced it will enable the conversion of USDT to Brazilian reals through an…

    Tether launches USDT stablecoin on Polkadot blockchain

    Tether, the company that powers the largest stablecoin by market cap and the 3rd largest cryptocurrency, announced the launch of Tether (USDT) on Polkadot. The launch will allow Tether to move in and out of the Polkadot network. Tether, the largest stablecoin on the market, continues to expand its footprint in decentralized ecosystems with the…

    Tether won’t freeze Tornado Cash addresses, despite US sanctions

    Following the US government banning the Ethereum mixing platform Tornado Cash, the stablecoin issuer Tether Holdings Ltd. revealed on August 24 that the company would not “freeze Tornado Cash addresses.” The recent blog post about the subject says Tether is waiting for instructions from law enforcement. The stablecoin issuer has yet to receive a request…

    Tether reveals its reserve attestation report from its new auditing firm BDO Italia

    Tether, the issuer of the largest stablecoin USDT, published its latest quarterly attestation report for the token’ reserves on August 19. The report by Tether’s new auditing firm BDO Italia confirmed a more than 57.5% decrease in Tether’s commercial paper holdings over the prior quarter. However, many still await Tether’s audit report from a “Big…