CryptoCurrency News from around the World and beyond. This section focuses on what is happening with cryptocurrency now. So that is things like countries embracing or rejecting cryptos, price milestones for Bitcoin and Alts, new ICOs, upcoming forks, etc.






Tether Changes the Wording on its Site Regarding How it is Backed

Tether used to say they were backed 1:1 by USD. They now say “Every tether is always 100% backed by our reserves, which include traditional currency and cash equivalents and, from time to time, may include other assets and receivables from loans made by Tether to third parties, which may include affiliated entities (collectively, “reserves”). Every tether is also 1-to-1 pegged to the dollar, so 1 USD₮ is always valued by Tether at 1 USD.”


XLM is Now on Coinbase

XLM is now on Coinbase and Coinbase Pro. That means buying and selling XLM is as easy as opening up the Coinbase app and hitting the buy or sell button.


Ethereum-based MKR and DAI are Rising Stars of Crypto

Maker (MKR) and its stable coin DAI have been in the works since 2015, but they have really shinned during the 2018 bear market. MKR and DAI have been added to Coinbase, and MKR is now a top coin by market cap in 2019.