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PegNet Launches Mobile Wallet for Android

PegNet Launches Mobile Wallet for AndroidThe fully-decentralized network of stablecoins, PegNet, announces the launch of the first mobile wallet for Android users to easily convert pegged asset tokens. PegNet wallet hosts 42 stable pegged asset tokens of the top fiats, cryptocurrencies, and commodities gold and silver PegNet is the first proof-of-work oracle-based stablecoin network for DeFi Fixed $0.001 cost for all transactions and conversions within the PegNet system PegNet community launches the first mobile wallet for users on the android app store. Cryptocurrency users now […]

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The fully-decentralized network of stablecoins, PegNet, announces the launch of the first mobile wallet for Android users to easily convert pegged asset tokens.

  • PegNet wallet hosts 42 stable pegged asset tokens of the top fiats, cryptocurrencies, and commodities gold and silver
  • PegNet is the first proof-of-work oracle-based stablecoin network for DeFi
  • Fixed $0.001 cost for all transactions and conversions within the PegNet system

PegNet community launches the first mobile wallet for users on the android app store. Cryptocurrency users now have the ability to convert pegged stable asset tokens and the native PEG token easier than ever and for next to no cost.

The decentralized stablecoin network is entirely community-built, first launching fair-start proof-of-work CPU mining in August of last year with transactions and conversions going live in October. In less than one year, the PegNet community has developed a robust mining and trading community, earned listings onto multiple exchanges including IDEX and US-based qTrade exchange, and more regularly sees new integrations and collaborations with other DeFi communities and projects. Last week, PegNet announced its mutually-beneficial integration with Chainlink, making it the first POW oracle source for Chainlink.

With the increased demand for stablecoins in the past year combined with the recent draft suggestions from the FSB for classifying and regulating stablecoins worldwide, the PegNet community believes timing is ripe for a fully-decentralized option such as PegNet for cryptocurrency traders and users. PegNet combines the best principles from the decentralized cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, with the best characteristics of centralized stablecoins to create a first-of-its-kind DeFi solution built by the people, for the people.
Community member and miner, David Johnston is enthusiastic about the newest PegNet developments saying, “It’s never been easier to move between different assets. With this one mobile wallet you can now convert between crypto, stablecoins, & Gold and Silver with the push of a button.”

PegNet Launches Mobile Wallet for Android 13

About PegNet

PegNet is an open-source, community-built and oracle based stablecoin network for DeFi. A novel innovation that synthetically tokenizes fiat currencies, crypto assets, and commodities. Powered by the Ethereum and Factom protocols, PegNet offers frictionless movement between any of the 46 assets comprised of the top fiat currencies, cryptocurrencies, commodities gold and silver, and the native PEG token in a network that is fully-decentralized, open-source, fully-auditable, trustless and CPU-mineable. PegNet relies on POW miners to report oracle price record data and does not expose users to any of the collateral or reserve-based risks.

PegNet is a fair-start POW project since the genesis block never having had an ICO, IEO, Airdrop, Founder, Founder’s reward, Fund, Foundation, or pre-mine event. To join the community conversation, visit pegnet.org/chat.

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Source: https://ethereumworldnews.com/pegnet-launches-mobile-wallet-for-android/

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Former London Stock Exchange Group CEO Urges UK Government to Explore Cryptocurrencies

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The former CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group, Xavier Rolet, has advised the UK government to look into cryptocurrencies and SPACs to minimize the adverse impact of Brexit. In a recent report, Rolet claimed that the UK has trailed behind other countries in both aspects.

The UK Should Turn To Crypto And SPACs?

Born in France, Rolet is a businessman and the Chief Executive Officer of the London-based credit-focused asset management firm CQS. Before assuming this position, though, he served as the CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group and was named as one of the 100 best CEOs in the world in 2017 by the Harvard Business Review.

In a report cited by Bloomberg, Rolet touched upon the potential consequences to the UK economy following the withdrawal from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, better known as Brexit.

The executive believes that the UK has two viable options to consider if it wants to minimize the risks and help the nation flourish.

In the first one, he urged the government to “promptly consider the SPAC revolution.” Also referred to as “blank check companies,” these special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) operate as shell corporations listed on a stock exchange with the idea of buying out a private company, thus making it public. Ultimately, this strategy eliminates the need to go through a traditional initial public offering (IPO).

While the US has seen significant adoption in the past year with a 10x increase in the raised funds compared to 2019’s results, the UK regulators have halted their progress on the London markets.

Rolet’s second advice involved digital assets as he noted that “all relevant UK government agencies should be resourced to thoroughly understand cryptocurrencies.”

With proper regulations, the crypto ecosystem could “place London and the UK at the center of a reputable and safe financial market.”

The UK’s Regulatory Approach To Cryptocurrencies

While UK’s regulators have hindered SPACs’ progress within the country, the nation’s financial watchdog, the FCA, has also been rather harsh against the cryptocurrency industry.

As of the start of this year, the Financial Conduct Authority banned crypto derivatives and exchange-traded notes (ETNs) to retail customers.

Additionally, the watchdog has issued several warnings to investors that they could lose all their funds if allocated in digital assets.

The regulator also announced that all UK-based digital asset businesses need to be registered with it but extended the deadline for applications to July 9th, 2021.

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Traders remain bullish even as DeFi’s TVL falls to $54.4 billion

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Decentralized finance and the numerous platforms offering investment services have been the talk of the cryptocurrency sector for several months and this has resulted in investors capturing spectacular gains for some of the top DeFi tokens like Uniswap (UNI) and AAVE. 

The fast-moving prices and 1,000% APY on staked tokens elicited cheers from investors when the market was going up, but the recent selling pressure seen as Bitcoin price dropped below $45,000 shows that the highest fliers are often the quickest to fall as traders rush to exit their positions and lock in their gains.

Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360

On Feb. 22 Bitcoin (BTC) price entered a sharp corrective phase which saw the top digital asset pullback by more than 20% from its all-time high of $58,274. As this occurred, the majority altcoins also saw double-digit corrections and DeFi tokens like PancakeSwap (CAKE) fell as much as 55%. 

Total value locked in DeFi shows resilience

The total value locked in DeFi platforms also took a hit as Bitcoin and altcoins corrected. Data from DeFi Llama shows the combined TVL of all DeFi platforms fell from $64.89 billion to $54.22 billion on Feb. 24. Cointelegraph also reported that this week’s correction led to the second-largest day of DeFi loan liquidations in history. 

Total value locked in DeFi. Source: Defi Llama

The decline in TVL is a result of decreasing token values rather than protocol outflows, indicating that token holders remain committed to the continued expansion of decentralized finance and that the current yields are still incentivizing investors to rem engaged.

Market analysis indicates that despite the recent $5.8 billion Bitcoin and altcoin liquidation, bulls remain optimistic and see this price pullback as a sign of a healthy market.

The same goes for the DeFi sector, which has been in a strong uptrend since the start of the year. Increasing DEX volume as well as a rising TVL show that DeFi is still in the early stages of growth, and while pullbacks are to be expected, the overall trend is positive as institutional and retail investors increasingly gain exposure to this emerging asset class.

Source: https://cointelegraph.com/news/traders-remain-bullish-even-as-defi-s-tvl-falls-to-54-4-billion

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ZelaaPayAE deploys Pundi X’s merchant crypto payment solutions for UAE

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ZelaaPayAE (ZPAE), a Dubai-based blockchain payment network focused on the Gulf region, has announced the deployment of 100 XPOS Handy (point-of-sale terminals) and 10,000 XPASS cards from partner Pundi X, a cryptocurrency payment platform.

“Pundi X has the technology to empower merchants across the world to deploy easy-to-use blockchain solutions. We’re excited to bring it to the UAE market.”
– Sahil Arora, ZPAE CEO

XPOS devices enable cryptocurrency transactions on the blockchain from anywhere….from trendy cafes in Seoul, South Korea, to pubs in New Hampshire, USA. Similarly, the XPASS card makes it easy for customers to pay with their crypto-assets.

“Any corner of the world where XPOS is, that’s a place where seamless transactions can take place. Both ZPAE and Pundi X essentially want the same things; making the blockchain accessible.”
– Zac Cheah, Pundi X’s CEO and Co-Founder

ZelaaPayAE (ZPAE) was founded with the aim of unlocking the power of cryptocurrency in the Middle East. The ZPAE token trades on numerous exchanges such as CoinTiger, JustSwap, Bilaxy, and others. The company is engaged in introducing a number of decentralized finance products in the UAE.

Source: Pundi X

Source: https://www.cryptoninjas.net/2021/02/24/zelaapayae-deploys-pundi-xs-merchant-crypto-payment-solutions-for-uae/

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