Square Crypto announced a $100k grant to fund the development of BTC Pay Server, Hodl Hodl released open source code for it’s exchange, and Consensys announced the launch of it’s DeFi project called Codefi.
France will not tax crypto-to-crypto trades, France minister Bruno Le Maire wants to block Facebook’s Libra project, Binance is opening trading for it’s BUSD stablecoin, and Zelle co-founder Mike Kennedy is joining Interstellar as it’s new CEO.
Facebook has added the Singapore Dollar to it’s Libra basket of fiat currencies. Coinbase has launched a USDC Bootstrap Fund. Nasdaq has listed a new decentralized finance index. And Gemini is launching an institutional custody solution.
Coinbase prevented a sophisticated phishing attack, Blockstream has announced the launch of a mining farm, and 15 nations are planning to set up a system to monitor cryptocurrency transactions under the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
Binance CEO CZ plans to open a new office in London, focusing on Europe, a hacker has released hundreds of KYC photos, reportedly from Binance, and MERJ Stock Exchange is the first to list a tokenized security.
Ryan Zurrer is leaving the Web3 Foundation to start a new DAO, the British HMRC tax authority is pressuring cryptocurrency exchanges to reveal customers information, and Cosmos is building three new programing languages.
Thailand’s secretary-general of AMLO plans to focus on cryptocurrencies, bitcoin mining power is up 10 percent since mid July, and Mastercard is seeking to hire blockchain professionals to build crypto wallet solutions.