Stablecoin Wars: Crypto Merchant Service BitPay Lists Paxos Standard

BitPay today expanded its stable of stablecoin offerings for merchant settlement to include the new Paxos Standard, the most heavily traded of the recently-launched group of “regulated stablecoins.” As CCN reported in October, BitPay has already added support for Circle’s USD Coin and Gemini’s GUSD. It has apparently decided not to support USDT — or The post Stablecoin Wars: Crypto Merchant Service BitPay Lists Paxos Standard appeared first on CCN

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Gemini Can Freeze its USD-Pegged Cryptocurrency at Any Time: Researcher

Much has been made in recent days about how Gemini dollar (GUSD), a USD-pegged stablecoin created by the Winklevoss-founded Gemini cryptocurrency exchange, can help regularize cryptocurrency as a mainstream asset class. However, decentralization hardliners may be dismayed by the details of this grand bargain. GUSD Smart Contract Gives Gemini Broad Control Writing on tech publication The post Gemini Can Freeze its USD-Pegged Cryptocurrency at Any Time: Researcher appeared first on CCN

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