China’s Digital Fiat Wants to Compete With Bitcoin – But It’s Not a Crypto

China may be about to launch a fiat digital currency, but in all likelihood, it will only resemble a cryptocurrency on the surface. Source link

Two Economists. Two Views on Bitcoin’s Ability to Disrupt Fiat Money

“Half of the audience here is like, ‘I hope you die in a fire.’” Source link

North Korea Stole $2 Billion in Crypto and Fiat to Fund Weapons Programs

North Korea is funding its weapons of mass destruction via hacks of banks and crypto exchanges, says a confidential U.N. report. Source link

Kraken to Enable Worldwide Fiat Funding Options

A partnership with custodian Etana will enable Kraken clients to wire funds to their exchange accounts. Source link

Kraken Rolls Out New Funding Options for 5 Major Fiat Currencies

United States-based crypto exchange Kraken has partnered with Estana Custody to offer new options for fiat deposits and withdrawals in five major currencies Source link

Huobi Revamps HUSD Stablecoin to Help Power ‘Fiat On-Ramp’

Huobi is overhauling its HUSD stablecoin in a new partnership with Paxos and Stable Universal. Source link

Hackers Are Turning Binance’s Stolen Bitcoin Into Fiat

Another tranche of stolen funds have hit exchanges and are being turned into fiat. Source link

Binance Expands Fiat Trading Pairs for Singapore Exchange

The expansion of its fiat-enabled trading platform in Singapore has been announced by major cryptocurrency exchange Binance Source link

Binance and Paxos Just Made It Easier to Exchange Stablecoins for Fiat

Top crypto exchange Binance and stablecoin issuer Paxos have partnered to integrate a new fiat deposit gateway on Binance’s flagship trading platform Source link

MIT’s ‘Fiat Cryptography’ System Automates the Process of Securing Almost Anything

Gone are the days of manual encryption as MIT researchers create a way to automatically generate security algorithms. Source link