• blockchain.com crypto lending borrowing
    Cryptocurrencies

    Blockchain.com opens crypto lending to general public

    The major wallet service expanded on the institutional lending desk it opened in August; DeFi lending platform Aave adds tether support

    The cryptocurrency lending industry has been booming lately, with the options to borrow against holdings or earn interest by making loans becoming easier to find. But the interest rates seem too good to be true.

  • People,  Technology

    EXCLUSIVE: Stanley Yong, IBM CTO, departs Big Blue

    After Jesse Lund exit, a blow to IBM blockchain ambition and Stellar partnership

    Just two weeks after IBM’s blockchain ambitions fell into doubt with the mysterious departure of Jesse Lund, Big Blue is set to lose another key advocate for the space. Modern Consensus has exclusively learned that Stanley Yong, the company’s Global Lead on Central Bank Digital Currency Solutions, is leaving the company.

  • Coinbase
    Alt coins,  Cryptocurrencies

    Coinbase considers adding 5 more cryptos

    Cardano, BAT, Stellar Lumens, Zcash, and 0x all rally significantly on announcement

    Coinbase sent several cryptos rallying after it announced on Friday that it was exploring adding five more cryptocurrencies to its list of tradable assets. The exchange, one of the most popular for retail traders, said it looking at Cardano (), Basic Attention Token (), Stellar Lumens (), Zcash (), and 0x (). Cardano and Stellar Lumens were up over 9.5 percent following the announcement, according to data from CoinMarketCap. The runts of the litter did even better the smaller they were: Zcash soared over 14 percent, BAT shot up 22 percent, and 0x rocketed 27 percent. A month ago, Coinbase added Ethereum Classic () to its roster. In its statement…

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