In the latest episode of Block Stars, Ripple CTO David Schwartz talks to Daniel Vogel, CEO and Co-Founder of Mexico’s leading crypto exchange, Bitso. Mexico’s economic uncertainty and volatile currency means that many Mexicans use US dollars to protect their assets. This is extremely difficult for the one-third of the country’s 125 million people who
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Aave has become the latest decentralized finance (DeFi) project to transfer governance rights to its token holders. On Oct. 29, Aave announced that the protocol’s admin keys had been transferred from its core developers to governance communities under the command of holders of its native LEND utility token. “Today marks a historic moment for the
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Bitcoin (BTC) P2P marketplace Paxful has partnered with Spanish neobank Bnext to launch its first crypto debit card in Mexico. The partnership will allow Paxful’s Mexican customers to use their crypto funds to pay with a debit card in any national and foreign point-of-sale, or PoS, and even withdraw cash from ATMs without fees. Bnext
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Bitcoin (BTC) retreated to $13,300 on Oct. 28 after a retest of its 2019 resistance levels was met with rejection.  Cryptocurrency market overview from Coin360 Data from Cointelegraph Markets, Coin360 and TradingView show volatility rising during Wednesday after BTC/USD hit $13,850. After failing to reach $14,000, uncertain conditions prevailed, culminating in a brief dip to
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Ethereum software firm ConsenSys has just sealed its sixth central bank digital currency project. On Oct. 28, the blockchain organization announced that it will be collaborating with Société Générale Forge on experiments for a digital euro. Société Générale Forge is the digital capital markets platform of major financial services group, Société Générale Group. SG Forge was
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One of United States President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign websites was briefly defaced yesterday, according to an Oct. 28 article on TechCrunch. Hackers managed to replace donaldjtrump.com’s usual campaign rhetoric and request for donations with a spoof of the FBI’s “This site has been seized” message. The unknown attackers claimed to have obtained “strictly classified
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OpenZeppelin, a blockchain software company known for developing one of the most used implementations of the Ethereum ERC-20 contract, announced on Tuesday the release of a developer suite called Defender. The tool helps automate many of the development operations associated with running Ethereum-based decentralized apps. It provides a simple dashboard to manage upgrades and admin
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