Tether Plans to File Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit About Crypto Market Manipulation

Tether has revealed that it wants to file a motion to dismiss the lawsuit that alleges it manipulated the cryptocurrency market through a letter of intent.

Banking Tycoon Standard Chartered Now a Part of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

British multinational banking tycoon Standard Chartered, with more than $685 billion in total assets, has become part of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. 

OKEx Introduces Crypto-Based Futures Contracts Settled in USDT

Digital currency exchange OKEx is to release a range of digital currency-based futures contracts settled in the stablecoin tether (USDT). 

Binance Raises Leverage to 125x for Release of Bitcoin-Tether Futures

Binance's futures exchange is increasing leverage to 125x with the introduction of bitcoin (BTC)/tether (USDT) contracts today. 

ConsenSys Selects 7 New Ethereum-Based Projects to Support with $175K Funding

ConsenSys has chosen seven new Ethereum-based initiatives to award with a $175,000 grant. 

CFTC Chairman Says Ether Is Indeed a Commodity

CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert has stated that ether, the world's second-biggest digital currency by market capitalization, is a commodity.

Hacker Returns 17 Ethereum Domains Lost in Auction Bug

The domain names taken from the Ethereum Name Service's (ENS) auction have been returned. 

Online Lender SoFi’s Cryto Trading Platform to Go Live on Tuesday

Online loan platform SoFi revealed its cryptocurrency trading platform would launch next Tuesday.

BitPay Announces Ethereum Support for Merchants

Payment solution BitPay will soon provide support for ethereum, the second-biggest digital currency by market capitalization.

Ethereum Co-Founder Joe Lubin Joins Governing Board of Hyperledger

Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin is to join the board of the Linux Foundation-led blockchain consortium Hyperledger.

Tether Introduces Chinese Yuan-Backed Stablecoin

Tether has introduced its Chinese yuan-backed stablecoin, which it said will run over the ethereum blockchain as an ERC-20 token.

Vitalik Buterin Says “Ethereum Blockchain Is Almost Full”

Buterin’s comments were made as part of a talk of what he sees to be the most significant roadblocks to the broad adoption of cryptocurrencies.

Tether USDT to Launch on Fifth Blockhain, Algorand

This means traders will now have a USD stablecoin option on ethereum, omni, EOS, tron, and soon, algorand.

Tether Mistakenly Printed $5 Billion Worth of USDT

Tether accidentally printed $5 billion of its fiat-pegged USDT because of human error.

Metropolitan Bank Maintains Tether’s Account for 5 Months Before Closing It Down

Metropolitan Commercial Bank held accounts for stablecoin issuer Tether and associated firms for five months before closing them down, a spokesperson said.