eMusic was one of the first companies to bring song downloads to the internet—now, it’s attempting to be a trendsetter once again by embracing blockchain.
Reddit has officially unveiled Community Points—a crypto-based rewards system that will allow users to build their reputations and accrue ERC-20 tokens on the Ethereum blockchain. The social network said contributors will be able to earn points whenever they submit quality posts or make meaningful comments that drive conversations forward.
Wrapped Bitcoin—an ERC-20 token that is backed on a 1:1 basis with BTC—is now being accepted as collateral for MakerDAO loans. It’s a significant development, not least because the crypto community has lamented the lack of a bridge between BTC and ETH for some time.
Tether launched a gold-backed cryptocurrency, tether gold (XAUT), that can be redeemed for one fine troy ounce of gold stored in a secure Swiss vault—assuming you can redeem 430 tokens currently worth about $670,000 at once.