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Can you feel it? Just as the weather is starting to cool off, the cryptocurrency industry is heating up with a whirlwind of updates and news stories. Big players are fully embracing cryptocurrency, skeptics are finally joining the winning team, and the IRS is making crypto tax laws just a bit less murky. Taken together, things are shaping up to be a lot of fun moving into Autumn. This trend is continuing at Metal, too – updates, advances, and new partnerships are bringing us leaps and bounds closer to our goal of reinventing the way that people use crypto. Here’s a quick rundown on what happened at Metal during the month of October.
Metal Pay – Chainlink and Stablecoins
Users recently enjoyed the addition of some very important new coins to our Metal Pay Marketplace: Chainlink (LINK), USDT, USDC, and PAX. First, let’s talk about Chainlink; adding this coin gives our users access to one of the hottest, fastest growing cryptocurrencies on the market. Additionally, adding three new stablecoins at once is part of our ongoing efforts to increase access to cryptocurrency for both individual and institutional investors. With numerous stablecoins offered on Metal Pay, our users have more options at their disposal than ever before.
Proton – Web SDK and Real-World Functions
October had a lot of progress for Proton, including a demonstration of Proton’s real-world functionality for push transactions. This is a core feature of Proton and part of our larger vision of using Proton in all areas of finance in the near future. Additionally, we released the Web SDK of Proton so block developers around the world can track our progress and join in the fun. We want to see more people join our effort to recreate the financial system, and this release is a ...
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