Crypto Trading Privacy Gets a Boost as $15M of Tether Moves to Liquid Sidechain – CoinDesk

Stronger privacy is coming to the largest stablecoin, tether, with a recent blockchain-to-blockchain swap of $15 million worth of tokens. At 11:27 UTC on Jan. 7, stablecoin issuer Tether conducted a cross-chain swap of some 15 million USDT reserves from ethereum to Blockstream’s Liquid, a federated sidechain running parallel to the bitcoin blockchain. The technical […]

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China’s Cryptocurrency ‘Protects’ Legal Currency Yuan: Central Bank Official – CCN Markets

China’s state digital currency is coming. | Source: Shutterstock China’s incipient digital currency will apparently “bear similarities” to Facebook’s own proposed cryptocurrency and is intended to protect China’s ‘monetary sovereignty’, according to a superior within China’s central bank. Relaying the several key attributes of China’s new central bank digital currency (CBDC) Mu Changchun, deputy director […]

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