Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that New York residents now have access to two cryptocurrencies launched for other jurisdictions months ago.
LINK is an ethereum-based token used to power Chainlink's decentralized network. An API bridging service, Chainlink connects smart contract platforms – like decentralized finance products – to oracles containing real market data and event information.
In a CoinDesk video interview on Thursday, the project's CEO said that offering secure smart contracts pegged to real-world events is the next “leap forward” in boosting corporate adoption of blockchain technology.
Stellar, meanwhile, is designed as a crypto-based payment system using its XLM token. The project has notably partnered with IBM on its World Wire payments network, announced this time last year.
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