“Tether and USDt are critical pieces of infrastructure for any successful blockchain project and have been one of the most important elements for cross-platform settlement. This strategic initiative is a significant step for Solana and will be instrumental in advancing the network," said Solana head of marketing Austin Virts.
Aiming at PayPal, Bitfinex launches crypto payments platform
Saying that it intends to take on payments “behemoths” the new Bitfinex Pay app lets merchants accept payments in four cryptocurrencies
No one ever accused Bitfinex of having small ambitions. Just days after it settled a years-long fraud lawsuit with New York’s attorney general over a loan it got from sister company and stablecoin issuer Tether, Bitfinex has launched a crypto-powered online-payments platform to take on payments giants like PayPal.
Bitfinex launches ETH and BTC loans
The cryptocurrency exchange’s users will now be able to borrow bitcoin and ether using fiat currency or stablecoins as collateral
Bitfinex customers can now use fiat currencies such as the United States dollar, the euro or the Japanese yen, as well as the tether (USDt) stablecoin issued by Bitfinex’s sister company Tether, as collateral to obtain a loan in BTC. ETH loans, on the other hand, can only be financed by the United States dollars that the borrower holds on the platform.
Dazaar offers content creators decentralized payment with no cut at all
Dazaar says those who create and monetize content on its platform will keep 100% of their profits—and they can be paid in a crypto or fiat of their choice
The peer-to-peer, open-source protocol said it wants to help individuals and organizations monetize ideas and data by allowing them to reach their desired audience without relying on a middleman. In a twist from rival platforms, users will be able to choose exactly how they get paid rather than relying on a platform-specific token.