Bitcoin miners process transactions and compete to add a new block to the Bitcoin blockchain roughly every 10 minutes. Several factors (for example, number of miners or technological improvements) can disrupt that 10-minute rhythm, making it slightly easier or a little more difficult to mine blocks.
Circle to ‘Cover Any Shortfall’ in USDC Reserves, Sparking Stablecoin Rally
The company plans to use corporate resources to fill the gap, including external capital. Source link