• USD Coin coming to Stellar
    Cryptocurrencies

    USD Coin coming to Stellar network

    The addition of the second-largest stablecoin adds an important source of liquidity to the international payments network

    The announcement by Circle and Coinbase’s Centre Consortium makes the Stellar network the third blockchain to offer native support for USDC, joining Algorand and Ethereum.

  • Poloniex launching Tron-based token
    Alt coins,  Commentary

    JUST a coincidence? Poloniex launching Tron-based token

    Poloniex is creating an exchange token launch platform. The first project is a Tron-based stablecoin lending service. Who controls Poloniex? Tron founder Justin Sun

    Months after finally admitting he was a part of the group that snapped up Poloniex late last year, Tron founder Justin Sun appears to be using the once-dominant cryptocurrency exchange’s reputation to boost the credibility of his week-old stablecoin.

  • Maker Foundation to dissolve
    Alt coins

    ‘Completely pointless’ Maker Foundation to dissolve

    New proposals seek to turn MakerDAO into a truly decentralized, self-sustaining organization, ending a vicious cycle of ‘urgency, apathy, distraction, and denial’

    MakerDAO founder Rune Christensen unveiled proposals yesterday that will effectively cause what he believes has become a “completely pointless” Maker Foundation to dissolve over the next few years, allowing the decentralized autonomous organization live up to its name.

  • Full MakerDAO decentralization
    Ethereum,  People,  Technology

    Full MakerDAO decentralization moves closer

    The Maker Foundation took a big step toward relinquishing authority over the DeFi lending platform by turning full control of the MKR governance token over to holders

    The Maker Foundation's decentralization announcement came hot on the heels of a post-Black Thursday debt crisis that threatened to force an emergency shutdown of the MakerDAO decentralized lending platform. That was resolved a day earlier by a reverse auction following a series of votes by MKR token holders.

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