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The founder of Mt. Gox and Ripple Labs, Jed McCaleb, launched his new project Stellar that will encourage further digital money adoption.

Fortress Investment Group Offers to Buy Mt. Gox Creditor’s Bitcoin Claims
July 9th, 2019

The Fortress Investment Group is offering $900 per Bitcoin token to the Mt Gox creditors to take over the claims of their BTC holdings.

Coinbase’s ‘Earn’ Program Expands to 103 Countries
May 20th, 2019

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has expanded its Earn program to 103 countries. Now users from the U.S., U.K., much of the EU, Canada, Singapore, Australia, and others, can sign up to earn crypto for learning about the tech.

6 Banks Sign up to Issue Stellar-based Stablecoins on IBM’s World Wire
March 18th, 2019

IBM announced today that its global payment network, IBM Blockchain World Wire, has enabled payment locations in 72 countries, with 47 currencies and 44 banking endpoints and that it has signed letters of intent with six global banks.

Mozilla Exec Joins Stellar Foundation as the New CEO
March 16th, 2019

Mozilla’s Denelle Dixon succeeds Jed McCaleb, Stellar’s co-founder as he moves to focus on the network protocol and adoption strategy. Denelle is expected to start her new job in May.

Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpelès to Spend 10 Years in Prison for Bitcoin Embezzlement
March 14th, 2019

Prosecutors have demanded the Japanese court to charge Mt. Gox CEO Mark Kapelès a minimum 10-year jail term under charges of Bitcoin embezzlement and fraud.

Brock Pierce Set to Make Mt. Gox Great Again, and Here’s How
February 18th, 2019

Brock Pierce wants Mt. Gox creditors to receive 100 percent of whatever they’re owed. He’s also fought with former Mt Gox CEO and majority shareholder Mark Karpelès on Twitter about the feasibility of his plan and whether it’s even legal.

2019 Will Be Even Worse for Cryptos, Believes Famous Californian Professor
January 15th, 2019

While some remains optimistic about the current market decline, crypto-naysayers take this occasion to sentence Bitcoin and the rest of crypto-waggon to death.

Stellar and Ripple Co-Founder Jed McCaleb: 90% of Crypto Projects are Garbage
January 2nd, 2019

Blockchain pioneer Jed McCaleb, known for cofounding Mt.Gox, Ripple and Stellar, called Tron and 90% of other crypto-related projects ‘just garbage’ in a recent interview to Yahoo! Finance.

SatoshiPay Partners with UK News Website ‘The Register’ to Trial XLM Micropayments
May 28th, 2018

More and more companies are joining the crypto world starting with acceptance of crypto payments. Now users of The Register will be allowed to pay in XLM.

Kik’s Kin Token Will Work on Ethereum and Stellar Blockchains
March 22nd, 2018

The transfer of tokens across two blockchains will be done through atomic swaps. The Ethereum blockchain will be used for liquidity and the Stellar platform for transactions.