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MoneyGram starts accepting crypto for US payments

The P2P payment app MoneyGram has begun accepting cryptocurrency for payment and trading in the US. The app will let users transfer bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum. The company had earlier been involved in a deal with Ripple that was subsequently quashed. MoneyGram’s announcement on Twitter: MoneyGram announces the launch of a new service enabling consumers…

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Web3athon 2022 Results Soon, Indigenous People Blockchain Among Finalists

Blockchain needs to address local and user-centric problems, and that’s the theme of this year’s Web3athon: A Hyperlocal, People-First Crypto Hackathon, organized by CoinDesk and CRADL. The finale of the 2-stage event that was launched during Consensus is scheduled for next week, with participants coming from 17 different time zones. A total of $500K in…


EU signals regulatory intent, ’embedded supervision’ of Ethereum DeFi

Patrick Hansen, a Circle Policy Advisor, has tweeted information about a European Union Commission tender to create “embedded supervision” of decentralized finance (DeFi) on the Ethereum network. The estimated tender amount is €250,000 ($242,600), and the study’s completion time is 15 months. The EU wants to collect information about Ethereum DeFi Details of the study…