Coinbase Wallet Delists XRP and 3 Others, Cites Low Usage

According to an update on the crypto platform’s help page, Coinbase wallet will no longer support payment network Ripple’s XRP token. The digital asset is not the only cryptocurrency Coinbase has delisted as Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, and Stellar will also be unavailable. Coinbase Halts Wallet Support for XRP, BCH, ETC, and XLM The delisting will take effect from January next year and Coinbase’s wallet application will drop support for the aforementioned tokens. Coinbase Wallet like MetaMask and similar providers…

Binance Burns Nearly $2M Worth of LUNC Tokens

In a Monday update, leading exchange Binance revealed that it had burned $1.8M worth of  Terra Classic token trading fees.  The move came as a response to a community proposal from September and aimed at shedding some of the token supply.  Binance Completes the First Burn CEO Changpeng Zhao informed users that the company had completed the first LUNC burn via a post on Twitter. The exchange had sent about 5.5 million LUNC tokens worth 1,863,213.47 Tether (USDT) to the…

Tether Agrees to Provide Documents Proving USDT Asset Backing

Tether – the issuer of the world’s largest stablecoin, USDT – is once again being pressured to demonstrate the quality of its reserves.  On Tuesday, the company was ordered by a U.S. court in New York to provide detailed financial documents for evaluating claims around the asset’s backing.  An ‘Extraordinary’ Request The order is part of an ongoing 2019 lawsuit claiming that Bitfinex and Tether conspired to inflate Bitcoin’s price by pumping the market with unbacked Tether tokens. At the…

Tesla Unveils New Cyberwhistle With Doge-only Payment

Vehicle manufacturer Tesla has just debuted its latest product, a limited edition toy whistle dubbed the Cyberwhistle. Billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk announced the release on Wednesday as a new product catalog for the toy whistle emerged. Per the catalog, buyers can only pay for the Cyberwhistle using DOGE.  Tesla Announces the Cybertruck-inspired Cyberwhistle Musk shared news of the whistle in a Twitter post calling his audience to “Blow the whistle.” According to the product catalog, the toy was based…

Binance’s Latest Move Will Kill USDC, says Samson Mow

Samson Mow – a popular Bitcoin advocate and developer – recently commented on Binance’s decision to remove USDC trading from its platform.  He called it “the beginning of the end for USDC,” predicting that it will drastically reduce the coin’s usage and market cap.  How Binance Can Steal Circle’s Reserves In a Twitter thread on Wednesday, Mow dismissed attempts from certain industry leaders to place a “positive spin” latest move.  “You can say it’s good UX for USDC users, but…

Cardano Vasil Upgrade Officially Scheduled for September 22nd

Input Output and the Cardano Foundation have both confirmed that Cardano’s Vasil upgrade will take place on September 22nd.  Input Output revealed the upgrade date in a tweet on Friday, after completing “extensive testing” and verifying “community readiness”. We along with the Cardano Foundation can today announce 22nd September for the Vasil upgrade on the Cardano mainnet,” said the company. Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson said last week that Vasil would launch in September, but didn’t reveal a specific date until…

Tether Claps Back at “Disinformation” From Wall Street Journal

Tether – the issuer of the world’s largest stablecoin, USDT – has released a statement responding to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ)’s latest claims about the status of its reserves. It labeled the outlet’s assertions as “a series of unsubstantiated conclusions” seeking to discredit Tether’s attempts to remain transparent with the public. Claims from WSJ In an article published on Saturday, WSJ reviewed parts of Tether’s history and accounting process that make its reserve dependability seems less than ideal. One…

Mock Manchester Tokens Spike 3000% After Elon Musk Jokes About Buying Team

Some fake football tokens suddenly spiked on Wednesday after billionaire CEO Elon Musk announced in a tweet that he intends to buy Manchester United FC. However, when questioned on the authenticity of his announcement, the entrepreneur tagged it as a long-running joke. Musk Resucitates Defunct Coin With a Tweet On August 17, Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a tweet where he announced that he intended to purchase the soccer team Manchester United. Hours later, the MUFC token, a previously dead…

DYP Lists Across Coinbase and Huobi Ahead of Metaverse Platform Launch

Defi Yield Protocol (DYP) announced its listing across multiple leading exchanges including Coinbase, Huobi, and MEXC last month. It also recently provided details on its upcoming Metaverse platform, which will feature interactivity with Cats and Watches Society (CAWS) NFTs. Coinbase revealed the listing of DYP on June 21st, while trading started one day later. Next, MEXC announced it will start listing of DYP for the first time on July 19th. Huobi then added DYP to its platform on July 27th. …

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