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Ledger Live Enables Crypto Buying in U.S.

  • The new feature was made available through a partnership with blockchain-based payments firm Wyre, which will offer its services exclusively to U.S. customers.
  • Wyre has not only expanded the number of states the service is available in, but also increased the amount of tokens and coins available on Ledger Live.

Ledger Live Integrates Paraswap to Enable Instant Token Exchange

  • Paraswap will aggregate data from DEXs like Uniswap, Compound, and Sushiswap to provide the best prices and lowest fees.
  • Users private keys will remain secure with their Ledger hardware wallets while swapping through the Ledger Live app.

Ledger Secures $380M in Series C

  • Led by 10T Holdings, the $380 million Series C funding round has raised the valuation of Ledger to $1.5 billion.
  • The funds will help the firm diversify its offering beyond crypto, and add support for NFT, real estate, and other forms of value on the blockchain.

PayPal Working on Crypto Withdrawal Service

  • Jose Fernandez da Ponte, PayPal's vice president and general manager for blockchain and crypto, made the statement during Consensus 2021.
  • The company currently allows its users to buy and sell cryptocurrency on its platform, but not to move it to third-party wallets.

Loopring Introduces Initial Wallet Offering (IWO)

  • Users will be able to participate in IWOs directly from their Loopring Smart Wallets.
  • The platform will also launch a trading competition and liquidity mining activities for IWO projects directly on Ethereum's Layer 2.

Ledger Nano S Now Supports Ethereum 2.0

  • The update brings support for EIP2333, enabling users to sign deposit contract transactions for Ethereum 2.0 directly on the Nano S.
  • Other features in version 2.0.0 are geared towards improving the UI and UX.

MetaMask Surpasses 5 Million Monthly Active Users

  • MetaMask surpassed 1 million users in October 2020.
  • ConsenSys said that the recent rise in popularity NFTs and swaps have seen has contributed to its user growth.

Fantom Becomes Pilot Partner of Orion Protocol’s Wallet Swap SDK

  • The Fantom network will become the latest blockchain to be integrated into Orion's protocol.
  • FTM token holders will be able to access Orion's cross-chain liquidity directly from their wallets sometime in the third quarter of 2021.

MetaMask Launches Institutional Offering

  • MetaMask Institutional (MMI) has been in trial through the Early Adopter program since December 2020.
  • By integrating with custodian Curv, MMI provides features that solve most institutional needs when it comes to cryptocurrencies.

Ledger Live Introduces Floating Swap Rates

  • The new option will ensure lower fees when swapping assets through the Ledger Live app.
  • Floating swaps also increase the swap limit from $50,000 to $5 million per transaction.