Browsing the "Stellar" Tag

IBM Signs 6 Banks to Issue Stablecoins and Use Stellar’s XLM Cryptocurrency

| Ian Allison

Six banks have signed up to issue stablecoins through World Wire, an IBM network built on the Stellar blockchain.

Stellar Foundation Hires Mozilla Exec as Its New CEO

| Leigh Cuen

The Stellar Foundation has hired former Mozilla exec Denelle Dixon to be its new CEO as founder Jed McCaleb moves to a tech role.

Coinsquare Acquires Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange StellarX

| Daniel Palmer

Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has acquired decentralized exchange StellarX and will seek to license it in Bermuda.

SatoshiPay Integrates Blockchain Payments for Major European Publisher

| Yogita Khatri

Micropayments startup SatoshiPay has partnered with Europe's largest digital publisher to integrate blockchain payments for content.

McCaleb’s Comeback: Breakups, Breakdowns and Stellar’s Big Break-Out

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk profiles Jed McCaleb, the early cryptocurrency evangelist who created Stellar, now the world's sixth-largest coin by market cap.

Stellar Gets Another Boost With TokenSoft ICO Services Expansion

| Nikhilesh De

In the latest good news for the crypto project, TokenSoft says it is launching support for token sales built on the Stellar network.

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Interstellar Arrives: Visa, Citi-Backed Chain Acquired By Stellar Startup

| Pete Rizzo

An acquisition that finds two of crypto's leading entrepreneurs teaming to back the world's sixth-largest blockchain has been confirmed.

IBM Debuts Stellar-Powered ‘Blockchain World Wire’ Payments System

| Daniel Palmer

IBM is taking its long-in-the-works blockchain-based payment system out of beta, with the launch of a product called Blockchain World Wire.

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IBM Is Helping Launch a Price-Stable Crypto With FDIC-Insured Funds

| Marc Hochstein and Ian Allison

The latest attempt to create a crypto pegged to the U.S. dollar, or stablecoin, combines 21st-century technology with an invention from the 1930s.

A Chain of Its Own: Mobile App Kik to Fork Stellar for Fee-Free Blockchain

| Brady Dale

Kik has decided that fees just won't work for its crypto token mission and has decided to fork stellar to create its own blockchain.