Payments startup Flexa has released a crypto wallet called SPEDN to help brick-and-mortar retailers accept cryptocurrencies.
OTC traders tell CoinDesk that crypto exchange Gemini is limiting access to redemptions of its GUSD stablecoin.
The Bibox exchange dominates trading in the Gemini Dollar, the Winklevoss twins' month-old stablecoin. Its volume surged when tether's peg broke.
Buying bitcoin may be cheaper using a stablecoin the market has greater confidence in, like the Gemini dollar, than with an alternative like USDT.
The Gemini dollar has broken its peg, climbing to an all-time high of $1.19 on Tuesday.