Crypto lender BlockFi Adds Gemini Dollar Stablecoin Support

BlockFi Adds Gemini Dollar Stablecoin Support Crypto lender BlockFi is rolling out support for the gemini dollar (GUSD) stablecoin, claiming an expected initial annual percentage yield (APY) of 6.2 percent for non-U.S. customers. Founded in late 2017, BlockFi is a U.S.-based startup company that issues loans backed by various cryptocurrencies to its users. This practice allows users…

Network Rail appoints Aidan Hancock as IT chief

Network Rail appoints Aidan Hancock as IT chief Network Rail has appointed a new group chief information officer (CIO). As part of the company’s route services management team, former BP technology chief Aidan Hancock reports to Susan Cooklin, route services managing director and former CIO. Hancock will be responsible for delivering customer-focused and back-office IT, including…

Facebook Messenger will soon work with WhatsApp and Instagram

Facebook Messenger will soon work with WhatsApp and Instagram End-to-end encryption is also coming to the platform By Cal Jeffrey In brief: Facebook has been hard at work on the next iteration of Messenger. The private chat app will soon be receiving end-to-end encryption and compatibility with WhatsApp and Instagram. Back in January, we reported on a leak from Facebook insiders…