The company announced that it would start to let customers accept cryptocurrency payments, starting with USDC stablecoins, initially only on Solana, Ethereum and Polygon

After 6-year hiatus, Stripe to start taking crypto payments, starting with USDC stablecoin

It may seem incongruous to see Circle considering going public during a crypto winter, but the IPO does not come as a massive surprise given its source of revenue.

Stablecoin company Circle going public makes good sense

Solana Pay, a decentralized payment protocol by Solana Labs, has integrated its plug-in with Shopify, allowing millions of businesses on its platform to use it for payments, TechCrunch was told…

Solana Pay integrates plug-in with Shopify for USDC payments

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SVB’s mess could become stablecoins’ problem

After USDC depegged from $1 last week, many are questioning whether SVB’s collapse has bigger implications on the stablecoin ecosystem

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SVB’s mess could become stablecoins’ problem

Declining USDC in circulation means that the asset base from which Circle generates much of its revenue is also falling. That’s a harder growth story to pitch.

Thoughts on the demise of Circle’s SPAC deal

More investors are swapping cryptocurrencies for stablecoins, signaling a potential shift toward the less risky asset.

Stablecoin demand maintains pace as other cryptocurrencies tumble

From high poverty rates to low financial inclusion, there are common threads throughout LatAm that explain why trends such as play-to-earn crypto gaming have seen widespread adoption.

5 investors explain why Latin America is poised to weather the crypto winter

The halt means no new blocks are being generated on the blockchain network after its block height of 7603700, and holders can’t move their Terra assets until the blockchain is…

Terra resumes blockchain production after halting to prevent hacks amid UST crash

Bitcoin’s price is down more than 50% from its November 2021 peak and has fallen over 11% today, nearing the $30,000 mark, leaving many investors scrambling to figure out what’s…

Bitcoin’s value nears $30,000 mark as Luna Foundation Guard liquidates wallet

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Terra’s founder plans to back its stablecoin with a ‘basket’ of cryptocurrencies

These bitcoin purchases are just the beginning of Do Kwon and Terra’s larger road map to expand and integrate the TerraUSD stablecoin deeper into the crypto ecosystem.

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Terra’s founder plans to back its stablecoin with a ‘basket’ of cryptocurrencies

In the last one decade, a $1 billion jobs market — microwork — has emerged around technologies that split activities into piecemeal tasks to be completed by many people over…

Cryptocurrency payments key to lowering cross-border remittance charges and boosting microwork uptake in Africa, study shows