#Stellar

Stellar Overtakes EOS to Become the Fifth Largest Cryptocurrency by Market Cap

Stellar Lumens (XLM) has surpassed EOS as the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization on Monday, November 12. At press time, XLM’s market cap, according to data provided by CoinMarketCap, was $5,1 bln, while EOS stood at $4,9 bln.

Interstellar Launches StellarX Decentralized Crypto Exchange with Zero Fees and Fiat Support

StellarX, a Stellar-based zero-fee decentralized crypto exchange was fully launched last week, as announced in a blog post by Interstellar, the company behind the platform.

Blockchain Startup Chain Acquired by Lightyear, Moves Business to Stellar Protocol

San Francisco-based technology startup Chain Inc. has been acquired by Lightyear Corp., with two companies forming a new entity called Interstellar. As reported by Reuters, Interstellar will migrate Chain’s customer base and products onto Stellar’s public ledger, creating a platform that will enable organizations to issue, exchange and manage digital assets.

IBM Introduces ‘Near Real-Time’ Blockchain Payment Network Based on Stellar Protocol

IBM’s Blockchain World Wire (BWW) payment network is out of beta, promising simultaneous clearing and settlement of cross-border payments in “near real-time.” Based on Stellar blockchain, BWW attempts to negate banking intermediaries that add complexity and cost to the traditional international payments systems.

SatoshiPay’s CEO Meinhard Benn Says It Was a Wise Decision to Leave Bitcoin for Stellar

In an exclusive interview with ForkLog SatoshiPay’s CEO Meinhard Benn spoke about the reasons behind the project’s decision to opt for Stellar network and what it has in store for the users.

ItBit Adds Four New Cryptocurrencies After Getting NYFDS Regulatory Approval

Bitcoin exchange itBit announced it has received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to add four major cryptocurrencies to its trading and custody services.

Blockchain for Infrastructure: Two More Countries To Employ The Tech

This week, two different blockchain projects, Stellar and Factom, have announced their partnerships aiming at modernization of infrastructure in different countries with the opportunities inherent in the blockchain technology. While Factom works with technology consulting company iSoftStone on development of so-called ‘smart city’ strategy for several Chinese towns with the Chinese government as an end […]