“Previously, users on Ledger’s hardware wallets and Ledger Live could only store ERC-20 tokens but were unable to send and receive them.
With its new software update, Ledger Live will offer direct support for over 1,250 ERC-20 tokens.
Lending on Compound through our platform is one of the options among other innovative ones we’re currently exploring.”
“Paxos, the New York-based exchange and stablecoin issuer, just launched a gold-backed crypto asset called Pax Gold (PAXG), with each ethereum-based token encapsulating the legal title to a physical bar of gold stored in the Brink’s London vault.
It’s not a representation of the commodity, it’s actual legal title to it. This is the exact point of the blockchain, the exact premise, that you can now make [assets] easily moveable and divisible and not be tied to a manual, physical process.
Each token costs the same as an ounce of gold and can be redeemed for a physical bar at partnering institutions. Pax Gold has been approved by the New York Department of Financial Services.”
“Paxos co-founder and CEO Asia Rich Teo shared that the NYDFS’s approval of the stablecoin Binance USD (BUSD) is a vital step towards long term stability in global crypto markets.
BUSD will be available for direct purchase and redemption 1:1 for U.S. dollars on the Paxos platform and for trading against Bitcoin (BTC), Binance Coin (BNB) and Ripple’s XRP on Binance.com.”
“Anne Neuberger, Director of NSA’s new Cybersecurity Directorate says that the agency will propose hardware and software standards again. Also notes agency is working to build quantum resistant crypto.
It should be noted that Neuberger’s comment may indicate that the NSA is working on a cryptography technology, not a cryptocurrency.”
“Apple is “watching cryptocurrency,” according to an executive at the tech giant.
Apple Pay vice president Jennifer Bailey, talking to CNN at a private event in San Francisco, said ‘We think it’s interesting. We think it has interesting long-term potential.'”
“TFA Labs, an internet-of-things (IoT) security startup, is experimenting with Factom’s protocol to validate that devices on the grid aren’t infected with malware. The project aims to improve the security of millions of such devices.
Factom is separately working with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to record camera and sensor data on the blockchain and with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to see if the tech can digitize records of individuals who live in remote parts of the world.”
“The party in Germany’s parliament, the Bundestag, has proposed creating a new digital currency called Arbil, along with the motto: ‘Put CO2 on the digital chain.’
Arbil will receive its value through a guarantee to exchange Arbil coins for emission certificates.
We want to give CO2 a price worldwide. With our blockchain concept, the national emissions trading systems can be elegantly combined.”
“The new product is a variant of Samsung’s flagship product Galaxy Note 10 but marketed as a “KlaytnPhone,” named after a blockchain network developed by messaging giant Kakao.
To be sold on Thursday only in South Korea, the new edition’s hardware specification will not differ from existing Galaxy Note 10, but will come with blockchain apps and a crypto wallet.”