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Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

DeFi stands for decentralized finance, which owns the blockchain advantages, thus removes trusted third parties and more. DeFi will have profound impact to traditional financial industries.

Decentralized Exchanges—UniSwap vs SushiSwap Explained

Decentralized Exchanges—UniSwap vs SushiSwap Explained

A quick insight into the world of decentralized exchanges and the ongoing war between Uniswap and Sushiswap.

Bluzelle Launch Looms as Decentralized Storage Goes Mainstream

Bluzelle Launch Looms as Decentralized Storage Goes Mainstream

Bluzelle, the decentralized data storage platform, is preparing for the launch of its mainnet on February 3, ushering in a new era for censorship-resistant data storage.

Exclusive: Can Web3 Foundation Achieve a Truly Decentralized Web?

Exclusive: Can Web3 Foundation Achieve a Truly Decentralized Web?

Following the technical underpinnings of Polkadot in Part 1, Jack Platts, Head of Collaborations Web3 Foundation reveals their effort towards the goal of decentralized web! He also explained the governance and technical challenges in achieving a decentralized web!

ArcBlock Blockchain Platform 1.0 to Hasten Development of Decentralized Networks

ArcBlock Blockchain Platform 1.0 to Hasten Development of Decentralized Networks

ArcBlock has released an updated framework called ArcBlock Blockchain Platform 1.0. It will assist businesses and developers to quickly manage and build decentralized applications and blockchain networks.

IOTA Foundation Releases Testnet of Fully Decentralized Network Pollen

IOTA Foundation Releases Testnet of Fully Decentralized Network Pollen

The IOTA Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on blockchain and open-source development has announced the launch of its testnet of a fully decentralized network, Pollen.

CEO Jack Dorsey On Why the Future of Twitter Lies in Blockchain

CEO Jack Dorsey On Why the Future of Twitter Lies in Blockchain

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey discussed Bitcoin and how blockchain technology can be leveraged to counter security breaches in an increasingly digital world.

Hedera Hashgraph Chief Scientist Dr. Leemon Baird—Defeating the Byzantine Generals and Bringing a Layer of Trust to the Internet

Hedera Hashgraph Chief Scientist Dr. Leemon Baird—Defeating the Byzantine Generals and Bringing a Layer of Trust to the Internet

In our exclusive interview with Hedera’s Chief Scientist and Co-Founder Dr. Leemon Baird, Blockchain.News gets the details on how Hedera Hashgraph achieves Asynchronous Byzantine Fault Tolerance, the growing Hedera Governing Council and the use of the Hedera Hashgraph DLT to prevent coupon fraud.

Uniswap V3 Protocol License Expires, Allowing Developers to Fork Code

Uniswap V3 Protocol License Expires, Allowing Developers to Fork Code

Uniswap V3 protocol’s Business Source License (BSL) has expired, allowing developers to fork the code and deploy their own decentralized exchange (DEX). The new “General Public License” now applies to the protocol. To fork the code, developers must use an “Additional Use Grant.”

Decentralized Perpetual Exchange PairEx Announces Beta Trading Competition with Up to 8,888 USD ARB & PEX Tokens

Decentralized Perpetual Exchange PairEx Announces Beta Trading Competition with Up to 8,888 USD ARB & PEX Tokens

PairEx.io, a decentralized perpetual exchange built on the Arbitrum network, is excited to announce its beta trading competition with a prize pool of up to 8,888 USD equivalent in ARB and PEX tokens. The competition, which is now live, offers traders the opportunity to showcase their trading skills and win lucrative rewards.

Dr. Ben Goertzel—Striving towards an Autonomous Decentralized and Compassionate Artificial Super Intelligence

Dr. Ben Goertzel—Striving towards an Autonomous Decentralized and Compassionate Artificial Super Intelligence

Dr Ben Goertzel is the founder and CEO of SingularityNET a blockchain-based Artificial Intelligence marketplace project. He has described the project as a medium for the creation and the emergence of the global super brain–an autonomous decentralized democratically governed artificial super intelligent network that must be biased toward compassion for the betterment of humanity.

Has the DeFi Bubble Burst? Top DeFi Tokens Crash by 50%

Has the DeFi Bubble Burst? Top DeFi Tokens Crash by 50%

The decentralized finance (DeFi) industry appears to be crashing, with DeFi tokens plummeting and dropping by 50% and more over the past seven days.

Ethereum’s Sentiment on Twitter Becomes Extremely Positive as DeFi’s Value Tops $80B

Ethereum’s Sentiment on Twitter Becomes Extremely Positive as DeFi’s Value Tops $80B

The Ethereum (ETH) network has been experiencing an uptick in activities and this made crowd sentiment on Twitter extremely positive, as disclosed by Data analytic firm IntoTheBlock.

Twitter Is Developing a Crypto Division to Examine Decentralized Apps

Twitter Is Developing a Crypto Division to Examine Decentralized Apps

Twitter says the establishment of a new crypto team that will be tasked with examining the potential of decentralized apps.

Sushiswap Co-Founder 0xmaki Steps Down from Project Lead as DEX Exchange Begins New Chapter

Sushiswap Co-Founder 0xmaki Steps Down from Project Lead as DEX Exchange Begins New Chapter

Sushiswap Co-Founder 0xmaki has stepped down as project lead when the decentralized exchange struggles to navigate challenges of scams.

What Is Balancer?

What Is Balancer?

Released in March 2020, Balancer is an Ethereum-based automated market maker (AMM) that enables users to earn fees by providing liquidity and trading.

OKX Ventures Invests in Pencils Protocol, Boosting the Scroll Ecosystem

OKX Ventures Invests in Pencils Protocol, Boosting the Scroll Ecosystem

OKX Ventures announces its investment in Pencils Protocol, a next-gen decentralized platform within the Scroll ecosystem.

OKX Ventures Backs Monad Labs to Accelerate Web3 and Decentralized Computing Innovation

OKX Ventures Backs Monad Labs to Accelerate Web3 and Decentralized Computing Innovation

OKX Ventures, the investment arm of crypto exchange OKX, invests in Monad Labs, driving innovation in Web3 and decentralized computing.

VeChain Announces VeBetterDAO Mainnet Launch

VeChain Announces VeBetterDAO Mainnet Launch

VeChain unveils the mainnet launch of VeBetterDAO, a platform designed to accelerate Web3 adoption, sustainability, and decentralized governance.

SingularityNET (AGIX)'s Istanbul Meetup Drives Strategic AI Developments

SingularityNET (AGIX)'s Istanbul Meetup Drives Strategic AI Developments

SingularityNET (AGIX)'s Istanbul meetup showcased key progress and future plans.

Understanding AIOZ Network (AIOZ): Decentralized Infrastructure for the Digital Era

Understanding AIOZ Network (AIOZ): Decentralized Infrastructure for the Digital Era

Discover the AIOZ Network, a decentralized infrastructure solution leveraging Cosmos and EVM for AI, storage, and streaming.

Filecoin (FIL) Integrates with CryptoEternalAI to Enhance Decentralized AI

Filecoin (FIL) Integrates with CryptoEternalAI to Enhance Decentralized AI

Filecoin (FIL) partners with CryptoEternalAI to boost decentralized AI capabilities.

SingularityNET (AGIX) Unveils Biweekly Development Progress on Decentralized AI Platform

SingularityNET (AGIX) Unveils Biweekly Development Progress on Decentralized AI Platform

SingularityNET (AGIX) releases its biweekly development update, showcasing advancements in the decentralized AI platform.

BTFS V3.0 (Heisenberg) Launches with Enhanced Security and Efficiency

BTFS V3.0 (Heisenberg) Launches with Enhanced Security and Efficiency

BTFS V3.0 (Heisenberg) introduces innovative features to improve network security, user experience, and operational efficiency, according to BitTorrent Inc.

Uniswap: Everything You Need to Know

Uniswap: Everything You Need to Know

Learn about: What Uniswap is, what the core concepts of UniSwap are. In this guide, we explain what's new in Uniswap V2, and the process of swapping tokens.

Tether CTO: Moving DeFi forward in Asia

Tether CTO: Moving DeFi forward in Asia

Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Tether gives his take on the Decentralized Finance DEFI Ecosystem in Asia standing on the cusp of a global digital banking revolution.

IOSCO to Consult on Crypto Regulation

IOSCO to Consult on Crypto Regulation

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) plans to launch a consultation for its crypto asset regulation report in Q2 2023. The final recommendations are expected to be published by the end of 2023, with separate workflows dedicated to crypto assets and decentralized finance.

TRON Welcomes NFT Collectors into the MegaCryptoPolis Metaverse

TRON Welcomes NFT Collectors into the MegaCryptoPolis Metaverse

It’s no secret that TRON has been eyeing a foray into NFTs and digital collectibles for some time; only last week, Justin Sun was pipped to the punch to purchase Beeple’s NFT art collection at Christie’s. The TRON founder placed a last-minute bid that fell just short of the $69 million the work eventually went for.

Ripple CTO Advocates for Community Consensus on XRP Ledger's AMM Feature Integration

Ripple CTO Advocates for Community Consensus on XRP Ledger's AMM Feature Integration

Ripple's CTO, David Schwartz, stresses the importance of community consensus for integrating the Automated Market Maker (AMM) feature on the XRP Ledger. Through discussions on X (formerly Twitter), Schwartz outlines a methodical approach to addressing concerns and urges validators to support the amendment only after achieving community agreement. The AMM feature, seen as a significant stride in decentralized finance on XRPL, was introduced in rippled version 1.12.0 alongside a potential clawback feature aimed at legal liability protection for developers. Schwartz's engagement exemplifies a balanced approach to evolving XRPL while preserving its decentralized character.

ZetaChain and Curve Finance Collaborate to Revolutionize DeFi with Native BTC Support

ZetaChain and Curve Finance Collaborate to Revolutionize DeFi with Native BTC Support

ZetaChain and Curve Finance have partnered to introduce native Bitcoin support for cross-chain swaps and omnichain asset pools, enhancing asset management efficiency across blockchains.

Decentralized Hackers 'Anonymous' Promise Retribution for George Floyd, Will Expose Minneapolis Police Record of Systemic Racism

Decentralized Hackers 'Anonymous' Promise Retribution for George Floyd, Will Expose Minneapolis Police Record of Systemic Racism

Hacktivist group ‘Anonymous’ has promised retribution against the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) for the death of George Floyd last week.

Sushi Launches on Filecoin, Expanding Decentralized Exchange Services

Sushi Launches on Filecoin, Expanding Decentralized Exchange Services

Sushi, a prominent decentralized exchange, is now integrated on Filecoin, enhancing its cross-chain capabilities and launching a special NFT to commemorate the collaboration.

Metis Launches Decentralized Liquid Staking in Layer 2 Revolution

Metis Launches Decentralized Liquid Staking in Layer 2 Revolution

Metis is launching the Liquid Staking Blitz, a decentralized sequencer initiative, to boost the growth of Liquid Staking Derivatives within its ecosystem, enhancing network security and governance.

Thailand's SEC Eyes on Decentralized Finance

Thailand's SEC Eyes on Decentralized Finance

Thai financial authority turn their eyes to decentralized finance regulation by requesting future DeFi-related activities to get appropriate licenses.

Ethereum Breaks Past $2,000 for the First Time as DeFi's Total Revenue Hits $800 Million

Ethereum Breaks Past $2,000 for the First Time as DeFi's Total Revenue Hits $800 Million

Ethereum (ETH) is on fire as it continues making record-breaking moves. Ether has broken the record by surging past the $2,000 mark across major exchanges.

USDC Holders Panic Sell Amid Solvency Concerns

USDC Holders Panic Sell Amid Solvency Concerns

On March 10, concerns about the solvency of USD Coin (USDC) led several holders to panic sell their holdings and switch to other stablecoins. One user lost over 2 million USDC in a failed attempt to exchange them for Tether (USDT) using KyberSwap's decentralized exchange aggregator. Tron founder Justin Sun reportedly withdrew 82 million USDC and exchanged them for Dai (DAI) using Aave v2, while IOSG Ventures sold 118.73 million USDC for 105.67 million USDT and 2,756 Ether (ETH). The USDC price has since slowly recovered, and Circle, the company behind USDC, disclosed holding $3.3 billion at the Silicon Valley Bank.

Ethereum Projects Launch MEV Blocker to Minimize Invisible Tax

Ethereum Projects Launch MEV Blocker to Minimize Invisible Tax

27 Ethereum projects have launched MEV Blocker, a solution to reduce maximally extractable value (MEV), or Ethereum's invisible tax. MEV Blocker is a free tool developed to counter MEV bots that hijack transactions and inflate prices for users. It sends at least 90% of profits back to users and can protect them from frontrunning and sandwiching when using any Ethereum DApp.

1inch Launches Wallet on Apple iOS App Store

1inch Launches Wallet on Apple iOS App Store

1inch, a decentralized exchange aggregator operating on both Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain, launched its wallets on Apple iOS this Tuesday.

Nexus Mutual Enters Bancor’s DAO Ecosystem to Generate Protocol-Owned Liquidity

Nexus Mutual Enters Bancor’s DAO Ecosystem to Generate Protocol-Owned Liquidity

To gain durable decentralized liquidity, Nexus Mutual, an Ethereum-based insurance platform, staked treasury funds worth $2 million in the form of wrapped NXM (wNXM) tokens in decentralized trading protocol Bancor.

Blockchain.News Presents: State of DeFi Survey

Blockchain.News Presents: State of DeFi Survey

Blockchain.News State of DeFi Survey

CoinGecko: 2024 Q1 Strong Crypto Industry Growth Propels Market Cap to $2.9 Trillion

CoinGecko: 2024 Q1 Strong Crypto Industry Growth Propels Market Cap to $2.9 Trillion

CoinGecko's recently released 2024 Q1 Crypto Industry Report reveals significant growth in the cryptocurrency market, with the total market cap reaching $2.9 trillion. The report covers various aspects, including the performance of Bitcoin and Ethereum, the rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) and non-fungible token (NFT) ecosystems, and the performance of centralized and decentralized exchanges.

Explosive Growth in TON Developer Community: A Comprehensive Analysis

Explosive Growth in TON Developer Community: A Comprehensive Analysis

TON's Q4 2023 Developer Report reveals a 22.8% increase in its developer community, highlighting over 500% growth in active developers and significant advancements in blockchain technology and community engagement.

Sushiswap Founder Transferred Control of the Project to FTX's CEO, What's Behind This Event?

Sushiswap Founder Transferred Control of the Project to FTX's CEO, What's Behind This Event?

Chef Nomi, the founder of decentralized exchange SushiSwap, has tranferred the SushiSwap control to FTX CEO. What's behind the event and Who is Chef Nomi?

OpenBazaar Set for a Comeback

OpenBazaar Set for a Comeback

OpenBazaar, a decentralized marketplace that was shut down in 2020, appears set for a comeback. Recent updates on social media and GitHub indicate progress on building a new version of the marketplace using the programming language Rust. Former project lead Brian Hoffman has hinted at the marketplace's return, citing "freedom of exploration" as a key factor in its revival.

Winklevoss Backs Ethereum DeFi Craze, Despite Crypto Downtrend and Market Experts' Concerns

Winklevoss Backs Ethereum DeFi Craze, Despite Crypto Downtrend and Market Experts' Concerns

With speculations that the decentralized finance (DeFi) industry is rapidly approaching bubble territory, the Winklevoss twins have vouched for the contrary, saying that the current DeFi craze is a revolution in the making.

Polygon Co-Founder Proposes zk-Powered ApeChain

Polygon Co-Founder Proposes zk-Powered ApeChain

A proposal for developing a dedicated Layer-2 chain, ApeChain, to support ApeCoin ecosystem’s growth was made within the ApeCoin DAO community by Sandeep Nailwal of Polygon Labs. The initiative aims to solve scalability issues and promote ApeCoin-integrated projects through a collaborative effort between ApeCoin DAO and Polygon Labs. Estimated at an annual cost of $200,000 funded by ApeCoin DAO, the proposal garnered support as well as raised concerns and queries from the community regarding its financial, technical, and strategic aspects.

WOOFi Exploited on Arbitrum, Swift Response Contains Threat

WOOFi Exploited on Arbitrum, Swift Response Contains Threat

WOOFi, a decentralized exchange, suffered an $8.5 million exploit on Arbitrum due to token price manipulation. The platform swiftly contained the threat and is working to retrieve funds and enhance security.

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin: Centralized Digital Currencies Without Privacy Are a Huge Step Back

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin: Centralized Digital Currencies Without Privacy Are a Huge Step Back

Vitalik Buterin the Ethereum co-founder believes that mainstream adoption of digital currencies is inevitable, with or without blockchain, but will that currency be sovereign, corporate or decentralized?

Kompute Seeks to be the “AWS” of Decentralized Cloud Computing

Kompute Seeks to be the “AWS” of Decentralized Cloud Computing

Kompute, a blockchain company based in Estonia, intends to render significant control and anonymity in cloud computing through a decentralized model explicitly created for Web3.

Crypto Exchange Trading Volumes Hit a Monthly High of $348 Billion in November

Crypto Exchange Trading Volumes Hit a Monthly High of $348 Billion in November

New data by CoinGecko reveals that the monthly trading volumes across crypto exchanges surged to an all-time high of $348 billion in November.

Tried and Failed: Maker Foundation's Attempt to Patent "DeFi"

Tried and Failed: Maker Foundation's Attempt to Patent "DeFi"

Set out to rid the decentralized finance space, free from scammers, DeFi creators tried to patent the term ‘DeFi’. However, this was short-lived as the United States Patent and Trademark Office rejected the registered application last January.

Twitter’s Decentralized Workforce Can Work From Home Forever Following COVID Lockdown

Twitter’s Decentralized Workforce Can Work From Home Forever Following COVID Lockdown

Twitter employees have been given the autonomy to choose when they will return to work once the social media giant’s offices open following the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.

European Crypto Startups See Record VC Investment in 2022

European Crypto Startups See Record VC Investment in 2022

Despite a challenging year for the crypto industry in 2022, VC investment in European crypto startups reached an all-time high of $5.7 billion, with decentralized finance startups seeing a 120% increase in investments. Europe is also home to the highest number of crypto startups, but lags behind the US in unicorns and startups with over $1 million in funding. Investment in financial service-based startups declined by 19% compared to 2021, while infrastructure grew by 24%. The EU's Markets in Crypto-Assets regulations are set for a final vote in April 2023.

Yearn Finance (YFI) Sees New All-Time High at $18K—Why is this DeFi Token Valued Higher than Bitcoin?

Yearn Finance (YFI) Sees New All-Time High at $18K—Why is this DeFi Token Valued Higher than Bitcoin?

Yearn.finance (YFI) token has seen a new all-time high, surging past $18K at $18,169, after soaring 30 percent in the past 12 hours.

Hedera Mainnet Exploited, Leading to Theft of Liquidity Pool Tokens

Hedera Mainnet Exploited, Leading to Theft of Liquidity Pool Tokens

Hedera Hashgraph has confirmed a smart contract exploit on its mainnet, resulting in the theft of liquidity pool tokens from decentralized exchanges (DEXs) that use code derived from Uniswap v2 on Ethereum. The suspicious activity was detected when the attacker attempted to move the stolen tokens across the Hashport bridge, leading operators to temporarily pause the bridge. The exact amount of tokens stolen is unknown, and the Hedera team is working on a solution to remove the vulnerability.

Symmetry Launches Revolutionary Platform for Decentralized Crypto Indices and Actively Managed Funds on Solana

Symmetry Launches Revolutionary Platform for Decentralized Crypto Indices and Actively Managed Funds on Solana

Today marks a groundbreaking step for decentralized finance (DeFi) on the Solana blockchain as Symmetry launches its highly anticipated User Interface at https://app.symmetry.fi/.

Boosting Trade Efficiency: XRPL's fixReducedOffersV1 Upgrade

Boosting Trade Efficiency: XRPL's fixReducedOffersV1 Upgrade

The XRPL's fixReducedOffersV1 amendment, which has achieved 80% consensus, is in a two-week activation countdown, enhancing DEX functionality and addressing reduced offers in order books.

Korea’s Jeju Island Introduces Blockchain-Fueled COVID-19 App for Tourism

Korea’s Jeju Island Introduces Blockchain-Fueled COVID-19 App for Tourism

To recover from COVID-19 tourism losses, South Korea has introduced a blockchain-powered digital app for visitors of Jeju Island to ensure safe travels.

Why PancakeSwap is Eating Uniswap’s Lunch

Why PancakeSwap is Eating Uniswap’s Lunch

If you’ve been paying attention to the decentralized exchange (DEX) landscape recently, then you have almost certainly seen that PancakeSwap has emerged from seemingly nowhere to become one of the largest DEXes by trading volume.

Will SushiSwap's Sushi Token Suffer a Second Price Drop Below $1?

Will SushiSwap's Sushi Token Suffer a Second Price Drop Below $1?

The SUSHI token may suffer a second drop, which could plummet below $1. Here's why.

The Future of Blockchain Is Regulated, Permissioned And Decentralized

The Future of Blockchain Is Regulated, Permissioned And Decentralized

Blockchain has come a long way since it was first proposed as the technology powering Bitcoin’s distributed ledger. Since then, it has come to be understood as a technology that exists in its own right, as the base layer of second generation blockchain networks that are the foundation for all kinds of decentralized applications, or dApps.

Curve Finance Launches MIM/crvUSD Pool on Arbitrum, Bolstering DeFi Ecosystem

Curve Finance Launches MIM/crvUSD Pool on Arbitrum, Bolstering DeFi Ecosystem

Curve Finance's new MIM/crvUSD liquidity pool on Arbitrum marks a significant advancement in DeFi, offering enhanced liquidity and user experience. This strategic move leverages Arbitrum's layer 2 capabilities for faster, cost-effective transactions, underlining Curve's commitment to innovation and community-driven governance.

US District Judge Rules in Favor of Custodial Arrangement for bZx DAO Members

US District Judge Rules in Favor of Custodial Arrangement for bZx DAO Members

A US district judge has ruled that bZx DAO transactions are custodial due to the ability for developers to upgrade a smart contract where the key is held by a single developer, as highlighted in a class-action lawsuit against bZx DAO and others. This may impact DeFi platforms that use multisigs and require them to obtain custody licenses to comply with the law.

Mango Labs Sues Avraham Eisenberg for $47 Million

Mango Labs Sues Avraham Eisenberg for $47 Million

Mango Labs, the firm behind Mango Markets, has sued exploiter Avraham Eisenberg. The Jan. 25 complaint says Einseberg misused its platform for millions of dollars in cryptocurrency in 2022.

Twitter Takes on Decentralization with New Social Media Development Project

Twitter Takes on Decentralization with New Social Media Development Project

Bluesky – the new social media decentralized initiative, endorsed by Jack Dorsey of Twitter and five other programmers. Dorsey has dedicated funds for this new project, which ultimately will put social media platforms on blockchain.

What is DTube?

What is DTube?

DTube is a decentralized video sharing platform launched in August 2017 by Adrien Marie, and is one of the most popular decentralized alternatives to YouTube.

Telegram Abandons TON and Gram Tokens, Durov Critical of US Regulating Whole World

Telegram Abandons TON and Gram Tokens, Durov Critical of US Regulating Whole World

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov has announced that they are calling it quits on the Telegram Open Network (TON) and its Gram tokens after a drawn-out battle with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Decentralized Exchange - New Era of Trading

Decentralized Exchange - New Era of Trading

As technology keeps evolving and will soon be smart enough to work on its own, traditional ways of interacting with each other are becoming old, slow, and less trustworthy.

Animoca Brands and CyberConnect Collaborate on Decentralized Social Layer for Mocaverse

Animoca Brands and CyberConnect Collaborate on Decentralized Social Layer for Mocaverse

On 15 Aug 2023, CyberConnect partnered with Animoca Brands to develop a decentralized social layer for Mocaverse.

Tezos Integrates Harbinger Price Oracle As Network Prepares For DeFi

Tezos Integrates Harbinger Price Oracle As Network Prepares For DeFi

Tezos is taking another step towards decentralized finance (DeFi) with a delegated price feed oracle called Harbinger.

Bitcoin Ad in Hong Kong Apple Daily Publication Promotes Bitcoin As Beyond Government Control

Bitcoin Ad in Hong Kong Apple Daily Publication Promotes Bitcoin As Beyond Government Control

In the Hong Kong Apple Daily today, a full-page ad was dedicated to Bitcoin, calling on Hong Kongers to move their wealth beyond the control of “any” government.

Uniswap's Front-End Fees Surpass $1 Million

Uniswap's Front-End Fees Surpass $1 Million

Uniswap's front-end fees exceed $1 million in 24 days, contributing 17.4% to its total fees, with an estimated annual revenue of $15.2 million.

Will DeFi Migrate to New Blockchain Platforms with the Surge in Ethereum Gas Prices?

Will DeFi Migrate to New Blockchain Platforms with the Surge in Ethereum Gas Prices?

The rise of DeFi in 2020 has made experts question whether Ethereum could sustain the sheer volume of transactions in the long run.

Yearn.finance Takes Pickle Finance Protocol Onboard to Enhance DeFi Rewards

Yearn.finance Takes Pickle Finance Protocol Onboard to Enhance DeFi Rewards

Leading DeFi protocol Yearn.finance has absorbed Pickle Finance to create a structure that will leverage shared expertise, boost specialization, and minimize work duplication.

Yearn Finance (YFI) Surges to 3X the Value of Bitcoin, Reaching Another All-Time High in Anticipation of yETH launch

Yearn Finance (YFI) Surges to 3X the Value of Bitcoin, Reaching Another All-Time High in Anticipation of yETH launch

Yearn.finance (YFI) token has seen a new all-time high, reaching $39,600 on Binance, just a day after its previous new high of $38,000. What's behind the surge?

Gitcoin Pivots to Ethereum Grants

Gitcoin Pivots to Ethereum Grants

Gitcoin, the open-source funding platform, announces a strategic shift from public goods funding to concentrate on grants infrastructure for the Ethereum ecosystem. This reorganization aims to enhance technological development within Ethereum, transitioning from a flat organizational structure to a more defined "Labs" model for improved efficiency and direction.

Bringing Bitcoin to Ethereum: Wrapped Bitcoin Surpasses $1 Billion in Total Value Locked

Bringing Bitcoin to Ethereum: Wrapped Bitcoin Surpasses $1 Billion in Total Value Locked

Decentralized finance (DeFi) keeps booming as one of its Bitcoin tokenization protocols recently skyrocketed by 900% in a span of two months.

Equilibrium and Chainlink to Power Synthetic Assets and Stablecoins on Polkadot

Equilibrium and Chainlink to Power Synthetic Assets and Stablecoins on Polkadot

Equilibrium has chosen Chainlink, a tokenized oracle network, to power synthetic assets, lending, and stablecoins using its smart contracts.

Blockshow 2019: Todalarity Decentralizing the Global AI Synergy

Blockshow 2019: Todalarity Decentralizing the Global AI Synergy

At the Blockshow 2019, Dr Ben Goertzel and Toufi Saliba discuss the union of SingularityNET and the Toda.Network—Todalarity—which will be at the core of the emerging global brain. Todalarity is essentially a product accelerator that aims to help new AI startups to integrate their products into the TODA and SingularityNET blockchain ecosystems.

DWF Ventures Explores Innovations in Perpetual DEXs Landscape

DWF Ventures Explores Innovations in Perpetual DEXs Landscape

DWF Ventures delves into perpetual DEXs, emphasizing the blend of decentralization and innovation. The discourse spans from perpetuals' inception in 2016 to notable DEX protocols like dYdX and HyperliquidX advancing the ecosystem. The narrative underscores the continuous innovation and the anticipation for future advancements in the perpetual DEX landscape.

Kraken Introduces Simple, Secure, and Powerful Kraken Wallet

Kraken Introduces Simple, Secure, and Powerful Kraken Wallet

Kraken has launched Kraken Wallet, a self-custodial wallet that offers simplicity, security, and power to users. The wallet allows seamless interaction with popular blockchains, comprehensive portfolio tracking, and WalletConnect integration. With a focus on privacy and backed by Kraken's industry-leading security measures, Kraken Wallet aims to accelerate crypto adoption and empower users in the decentralized world.

Ethereum Gas Fees Surge to a Monthly High, Supply on Exchanges Continues to Decline

Ethereum Gas Fees Surge to a Monthly High, Supply on Exchanges Continues to Decline

Ethereum's total fees has hit a monthly high of 746.026 ETH.

Report: OKX Ventures Boosts Ecosystem with Investments in Aark Digital, dappOS, and 0xScope

Report: OKX Ventures Boosts Ecosystem with Investments in Aark Digital, dappOS, and 0xScope

OKX Ventures reveals its September investments in Aark Digital, dappOS, and 0xScope, aimed at bolstering the crypto ecosystem covering Layer2 Derivatives, operating protocol, and knowledge graph protocol. These strategic investments are reflective of OKX Ventures’ continuous endeavor to fuel innovation amidst a rapidly evolving crypto landscape.

Demand for Zilliqa Blockchain in Play-to-Earn Games Gains Steam

Demand for Zilliqa Blockchain in Play-to-Earn Games Gains Steam

Zilliqa, a public blockchain that offers solutions to decentralized applications (dapps) and enterprises, is emerging as one of the sought-after networks in the esports industry based on notable partnerships.

Mask Network (MASK) Bonfire Union Achieves $100 Million Milestone

Mask Network (MASK) Bonfire Union Achieves $100 Million Milestone

Mask Network launches $100 million fund under Bonfire Union, supporting decentralized social networks and infrastructure, driving Web3 innovation, and contributing to Mastodon and Web3 education through $10 million builder initiative.

Ethereum Transaction Fees Record Lowest Price Since Beginning of DeFi Boom

Ethereum Transaction Fees Record Lowest Price Since Beginning of DeFi Boom

Ethereum transaction fees recorded its lowest price since July, when the decentralized finance (DeFi) boom began. What does this mean?

Ethereum Transactions Hit A Record-High of 1.4 Million

Ethereum Transactions Hit A Record-High of 1.4 Million

The Ethereum network has reached a notable milestone in its daily transactions after hitting an all-time high of 1,406,016 as availed by Etherscan data on September 17. It broke the previous record of 1.35 million attained on January 4, 2018.

Base Unveils Its Decentralized Superchain Vision Powered by OP Stack

Base Unveils Its Decentralized Superchain Vision Powered by OP Stack

Base, an Ethereum Layer 2 solution, aims to decentralize and align with the Superchain vision by transitioning from Stage 0 to Stage 2 L2, bolstering OP Stack's scalability, reliability, and decentralization. It plans to allocate sequencing revenue to the Optimism Collective.

Ethereum Has Vastly Outperformed Tech Stocks With a Staggering 171% ROI

Ethereum Has Vastly Outperformed Tech Stocks With a Staggering 171% ROI

Ethereum's price drop hasn’t dampened its spirits to offer an impressive return on investment (ROI) so far this year compared to tech stocks like Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple.

Polygon Surges by 2600% on a Year-to-Date Basis as Adoption of Layer 2 Accelerates

Polygon Surges by 2600% on a Year-to-Date Basis as Adoption of Layer 2 Accelerates

Polygon's rate of return is very impressive, rising by more than 2600%, from $0.0178 to $0.468 since the beginning of 2021.

Decentralized NFT Marketplace Sudoswap To Launch Ethereum Token Airdrop

Decentralized NFT Marketplace Sudoswap To Launch Ethereum Token Airdrop

The launch of the Ethereum airdrop token will enable Sudoswap to reward its active users and raise awareness of its native tokens.

Uniswap’s UNI Token Sees Massive Price Plunge as Liquidations are About to Kick In

Uniswap’s UNI Token Sees Massive Price Plunge as Liquidations are About to Kick In

Uniswap's UNI token has experienced enormous sell-off pressure lately, as some UNI whales have been selling their tokens. What's next for UNI?

Utah Passes Law Recognizing Decentralized Autonomous Organizations

Utah Passes Law Recognizing Decentralized Autonomous Organizations

The Utah State Legislature has passed the Utah Decentralized Autonomous Organizations Act, providing legal recognition and limited liability to DAOs, also known as "Utah LLDs". The act defines ownership, protects anonymity, and introduces quality assurance protocols.

Goldman Sachs Applies for a DeFi and Blockchain ETF to Optimize Investment Results

Goldman Sachs Applies for a DeFi and Blockchain ETF to Optimize Investment Results

Banking giant Goldman Sachs applied for an exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission intended to maximize investment results based on the performance of the Solactive DeFi and Blockchain index.

Crypto Wallets Holding at least 1 Ethereum Hit a Monthly High Despite Price Correction

Crypto Wallets Holding at least 1 Ethereum Hit a Monthly High Despite Price Correction

New data by on-chain data provider Glassnode reveals that despite the current price correction, Ethereum addresses holding more than 1 ETH have hit a monthly high of 1,175,408.

THORChain Pauses Network Amid Reports of Vulnerability

THORChain Pauses Network Amid Reports of Vulnerability

THORChain has temporarily halted trading due to a potential network vulnerability, causing its native token, Rune, to fall 5% in value.

Space and Time’s Data Warehouse Launches to Power Applications in a Verify-Everything World

Space and Time’s Data Warehouse Launches to Power Applications in a Verify-Everything World

Space and Time, a leader in decentralized data, today announces the beta release of its data warehouse and developer suite. Space and Time allows developers to leverage provable computation against on-chain and off-chain data to power dapps, smart contracts and verifiable AI models.

SSV Network Founder Drafted; Assurance of Continued Operations Given

SSV Network Founder Drafted; Assurance of Continued Operations Given

The leadership of SSV Network, amidst a war crisis, shared personal experiences and reassured the community of ongoing operations. Founder Alon Muroch described the ground situation as a "massacre" after being drafted, while A. Matthias emphasized team unity and continued work towards delivering a robust Distributed Validator Technology (DVT) network. The scenario highlighted the resilience of decentralized blockchain networks in maintaining operational integrity under challenging circumstances.

Omega Secures $6M in Funding to Revolutionize Bitcoin and DeFi Ecosystem

Omega Secures $6M in Funding to Revolutionize Bitcoin and DeFi Ecosystem

Omega announces a $6M funding round to launch its decentralized infrastructure, aiming to redefine omnichain and Bitcoin DeFi without relying on traditional bridges or L2 solutions.

RSS3 aggregating Farcaster & Lens to MetaMask Snap

RSS3 aggregating Farcaster & Lens to MetaMask Snap

RSS3 is developing a MetaMask Snap to aggregate decentralized social information, provide real-time notifications, and enable users to sync and aggregate their graphs.

Polygon Launches Web3 .polygon Domains with Unstoppable Domains

Polygon Launches Web3 .polygon Domains with Unstoppable Domains

Polygon and Unstoppable Domains have partnered to offer the ability to create Web3 .polygon domain names, enabling users to log into Web3 applications, use human-readable wallet addresses, and create decentralized websites. The service will be available to an estimated 180 million users and 40,000 services across the Polygon blockchain ecosystem. Unstoppable Domains makes use of Polygon to mint decentralized domains with zero gas fees. Users will be able to use .polygon domains to create digital identities that are compatible across 750 applications, games and metaverse platforms, as well as to login to web apps, act as cryptocurrency wallet addresses, and create decentralized websites.

Radiant Capital Suffers $4.5M Flash Loan Attack

Radiant Capital Suffers $4.5M Flash Loan Attack

Radiant Capital was hit by a $4.5M flash loan attack due to a known codebase rounding issue, leading to a temporary pause in their Arbitrum market operations.

PureFi Introduces SafeTransact to Enhance Web3 Security

PureFi Introduces SafeTransact to Enhance Web3 Security

PureFi has launched SafeTransact, a new security method that examines blockchain transactions and notifies users of any suspicious activities. The system is designed to integrate with AMLSafe, a multi-crypto wallet from the same ecosystem. SafeTransact aims to improve the security of Web3 transactions and address the potential hacking threats to blockchain networks.

Jay Z-Backed Ethereum App Platform Officially Opens Doors to Public

Jay Z-Backed Ethereum App Platform Officially Opens Doors to Public

Blockchain startup Alchemy has recently announced that the blockchain developer platform was perfected and now open to any companies or individuals looking to build smart contract-based projects.

Crypto Addresses Holding At Least 100 Ethereum Hit 19-Month Low as 8.2% of Circulating ETH Locked in DeFi

Crypto Addresses Holding At Least 100 Ethereum Hit 19-Month Low as 8.2% of Circulating ETH Locked in DeFi

New data by on-chain data provider Glassnode reveals that the number of crypto addresses holding more than 100 ETH has hit a 19-month low of 45,518.

bloXroute Raises $70M in Series B Funding to Speed up DeFi transactions

bloXroute Raises $70M in Series B Funding to Speed up DeFi transactions

As a critical infrastructure provider for quick decentralized finance (DeFi) trades on Ethereum, Polygon, and Binance Smart Chain, bloXroute has raised $70 million in Series B funding to boost its quest of reducing latency on blockchain networks.

Fidelity Reiterates Bitcoin's Unique Value as a Primary Investment Choice

Fidelity Reiterates Bitcoin's Unique Value as a Primary Investment Choice

Fidelity Digital Assets revisits Bitcoin's unmatched value proposition in a recent study, emphasizing its secure, decentralized nature. Shared by MicroStrategy's Michael Saylor, the study advocates for Bitcoin's primary consideration by investors venturing into the digital asset sphere.

Crypto Market Consolidation and Key Trends in Q2 2023

Crypto Market Consolidation and Key Trends in Q2 2023

Q2 2023 saw a slight 0.14% increase in the crypto market, with Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) rising by 6.9% and 6.0% respectively.

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Invests in Polygon,Driving it to Surge by 12645% on a Year-to-Date Basis

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Invests in Polygon,Driving it to Surge by 12645% on a Year-to-Date Basis

Today, Mark Cuban, an American billionaire entrepreneur, officially supports the Polygon network-which drives Polygon's token MATIC to surge by 12645% on a year-to-date basis.

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Discusses Worldcoin's Biometric Proof of Personhood

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Discusses Worldcoin's Biometric Proof of Personhood

Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin explores Worldcoin's biometric proof-of-personhood, discussing its potential value, applications, and challenges such as privacy, accessibility, and centralization.

Uniswap Expands Mobile Footprint with Android Wallet Launch

Uniswap Expands Mobile Footprint with Android Wallet Launch

Uniswap has launched a beta version of its mobile wallet for Android on October 12, following the successful iOS app release in April. The Android wallet facilitates easier swaps on various chains without manual network switching, offers robust swap protection against frontrunning, and ensures a transparent fee structure for its users. The launch, part of a broader trend among decentralized exchanges, signifies the growing emphasis on mobile platforms in DeFi.

Game Developers Have Increasing Interest in Blockchain and NFTs Products, says Stratis Survey

Game Developers Have Increasing Interest in Blockchain and NFTs Products, says Stratis Survey

A new survey report shows a sizeable number of respondents agreeing that blockchain technology will become prevalent in video gaming within the next two years.

Blockchain for Emails: What are the Benefits?

Blockchain for Emails: What are the Benefits?

Blockchain has an array of benefits that could solve some of the problems in the email marketing field. Eliminating spam and enhancing privacy are some of the major benefits of this technology.

What Is Apeswap.Finance? Complete Guide to New Decentralized Exchange

What Is Apeswap.Finance? Complete Guide to New Decentralized Exchange

Apeswap offers new and exciting ways for DeFi users to create wealth as a vibrant ecosystem. The platform provides various services, including seamless payment solutions, lending, derivatives, staking, tokenized assets, alternative savings.

Could DeFi’s Yield Farming Craze Hinder Ethereum 2.0’s Upcoming Launch?

Could DeFi’s Yield Farming Craze Hinder Ethereum 2.0’s Upcoming Launch?

According to a report by ConsenSys, high yields gained from DeFi protocols running on the Ethereum blockchain may be problematic for ETH 2.0 in the long run.

Woman Arrested for Bitcoin Murder-for-Hire Deal with Dark Web

Woman Arrested for Bitcoin Murder-for-Hire Deal with Dark Web

A Nevada woman has been charged with a murder attempt in which she paid a hitman Bitcoin in exchange for killing off her ex-husband.

Governments Will Eliminate Bitcoin, Says Investor Jim Rogers

Governments Will Eliminate Bitcoin, Says Investor Jim Rogers

Will decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin—that are beyond the influence of Sovereign Governments—be allowed to survive? Not according to American investor and financial commentator Jim Rogers.

Hacker Steals $1.1m Worth Crypto from Music Streaming Protocol Audius

Hacker Steals $1.1m Worth Crypto from Music Streaming Protocol Audius

Audius decentralised music streaming protocol in a tweet acknowledged the hacking incident. It said $6 million worth of AUDIO tokens were stolen. At least $1.1 million worth of the coins were sold.

DeFi Bubble Burst: SushiSwap and Uniswap Lead the DEX Token Crash, Reaching New Lows

DeFi Bubble Burst: SushiSwap and Uniswap Lead the DEX Token Crash, Reaching New Lows

Uniswap's UNI token reached a new low at $2.478 today, dropping by 83.48% from $15 of a record high on Sept. 17, the first day it launched.

THORSwap Resumes Operations with Enhanced Security Measures to Combat Illicit Funds Transfer

THORSwap Resumes Operations with Enhanced Security Measures to Combat Illicit Funds Transfer

THORSwap, a decentralized exchange (DEX) leveraging the THORChain protocol, resumed operations on October 13, following a temporary shutdown to address concerns of illicit funds transfer. The platform has enhanced its security measures, updated its terms of service, and partnered with an industry leader to prevent the movement of illicit funds. Although the move was met with mixed reactions from the community, it underscores THORSwap's commitment to providing a secure trading environment amid rising regulatory pressures in the DeFi sector.

1INCH Hits a New All-Time High

1INCH Hits a New All-Time High

1inch, a decentralized exchange (DEX) aggregator, today announced that 1inch Network aggregated liquidity of MDEX on Binance Smart Chain (BSC).

EOS EVM Mainnet Launch Improves Interoperability Between EOS and Ethereum

EOS EVM Mainnet Launch Improves Interoperability Between EOS and Ethereum

The EOS Network Foundation has launched the EOS EVM mainnet, which emulates Ethereum's Virtual Machine and aims to improve interoperability between EOS and Ethereum. This allows for the deployment of decentralized applications (DApps) written in Solidity, offering access to lower fees and faster transactions of the EOS network. Other projects have also been prioritizing EVM compatibility, including Astar Network's smart contracts and Polygon's zkEVM.

$1 Million in USDT Refunded After DeFi Mistake

$1 Million in USDT Refunded After DeFi Mistake

Tether CTO Paolo Ardoino announced last Friday, that a group of Chinese traders had mistakenly sent their funds to Swerve, a clone of Curve Finance.

Starknet v0.13.1 Launch: Embracing EIP-4844 for Lower Costs and Enhanced Stability

Starknet v0.13.1 Launch: Embracing EIP-4844 for Lower Costs and Enhanced Stability

Starknet v0.13.1 upgrades Ethereum data storage costs, offers lower transaction fees, and improves stability and user experience, potentially boosting adoption and advancing Starknet's evolution.

Yearn Finance (YFI) DeFi Token Hits $38K, Smashing Bitcoin's Price Record with 3,500% Price Surge

Yearn Finance (YFI) DeFi Token Hits $38K, Smashing Bitcoin's Price Record with 3,500% Price Surge

Yearn.finance (YFI) surged to a new all-time high over the weekend, recording a market value north of $38,000 per token and beating Bitcoin’s record in 2017.

Coin98 Debuts Decentralized App Store on NEAR's Blockchain Operating System

Coin98 Debuts Decentralized App Store on NEAR's Blockchain Operating System

Coin98 has launched a decentralized app store on NEAR's Blockchain Operating System, providing seamless access to top L2 and DeFi protocols for over 7 million users.

Blockchain: The Trust Alternative to the History of US National Credit?

Blockchain: The Trust Alternative to the History of US National Credit?

A conscientious look over the last few centuries would reveal that the brief history of the United States is riddled with national credit defaults. In all these instances, the people and the businesses relying on the fiscal value agreements they had made with the Central credit agency found their trust hopelessly misplaced. How can blockchain be leveraged to break the cycle of U.S. National Credit Default?

Stripe Is Integrated By Solana Market Maker For Fiat-To-Crypto Transfers

Stripe Is Integrated By Solana Market Maker For Fiat-To-Crypto Transfers

The Solana-based automated market maker Orca has opened up fiat purchases and fiat-to-crypto transactions through a new integration with Stripe. Users can now purchase the blockchain's standard native SPL tokens, including USD Coin and SOL, with fiat currencies. This comes as the entire crypto industry picks itself up after the collapse of the former powerhouse crypto exchange FTX.

How to Build a Decentralized Exchange (DEX) Like Uniswap in Less than One Hour

How to Build a Decentralized Exchange (DEX) Like Uniswap in Less than One Hour

Uniswap is an open-source exchange, it could be easily built by the existing codes that exists on GitHub and etherscan.

Ripple Head of DeFi: "25% of Value in DeFi Will Run on Networks other than Ethereum by End of 2021"

Ripple Head of DeFi: "25% of Value in DeFi Will Run on Networks other than Ethereum by End of 2021"

Ethereum has surged and recorded a new all-time high, and many seem to attribute its success to DeFi’s ever-growing ecosystem.

Ethereum’s All-Time High May Be Influenced by a Drop in ETH Gas Fees

Ethereum’s All-Time High May Be Influenced by a Drop in ETH Gas Fees

On-chain metrics provider Santiment attributes the current ETH uptrend to a drop in Ethereum’s average fees.

Coinbase CEO Armstrong and Tech Giant Apple Butt Heads over Crypto and dApps

Coinbase CEO Armstrong and Tech Giant Apple Butt Heads over Crypto and dApps

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has voiced his disappointment over Apple’s lack of flexibility on decentralized applications (dApps) operating on its App store.

Aave Freezes Stablecoin Trading Amid Price Volatility

Aave Freezes Stablecoin Trading Amid Price Volatility

Lending protocol Aave has temporarily halted trading of stablecoins and set the loan-to-value (LTV) ratio to zero due to the recent price volatility on USD Coin (USDC) following its depegging on March 11. Aave's decision was based on an analysis by decentralized finance risk management firm Gauntlet Network, which recommended a temporary pause of all v2 and v3 markets. The LTV ratio determines how much credit can be secured using crypto as collateral and is calculated by dividing the amount of credit borrowed by the value of the collateral.

KuCoin Rolls Out Decentralized Crypto Wallet to Aid Web3.0 Exploration

KuCoin Rolls Out Decentralized Crypto Wallet to Aid Web3.0 Exploration

The Seychelles-based crypto exchange KuCoin has rolled out a decentralized product dubbed KuCoin Wallet, supporting multiple tokens trading and multi-chain aggregation.

Theta EdgeCloud Set to Revolutionize AI Computing with Decentralized GPU Power

Theta EdgeCloud Set to Revolutionize AI Computing with Decentralized GPU Power

Theta EdgeCloud is poised to transform AI computing by offering unprecedented access to decentralized GPU resources for AI and video tasks.

OKX Ventures Invests in Orbiter Finance's Decentralized Layer 2 Protocol

OKX Ventures Invests in Orbiter Finance's Decentralized Layer 2 Protocol

OKX Ventures invests in Orbiter Finance, a decentralized cross-Layer 2 protocol on Ethereum, aiming to redefine blockchain infrastructure and enhance decentralization.

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DODO DeFi Token: Everything You Need to Know

DODO DeFi Token: Everything You Need to Know

DODO is a decentralized exchange based on Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain by using Proactive Market Maker to provide users with a single token market-making to earn transaction fees.

Coinbase Ventures Invests in Decentralized Ethereum Staking Pool Rocket Pool

Coinbase Ventures Invests in Decentralized Ethereum Staking Pool Rocket Pool

Coinbase Ventures has invested in Rocket Pool, acquiring RPL tokens to support the decentralized Ethereum staking pool. The move aligns with efforts to scale Ethereum's infrastructure.

dYdX Chain Audit Reveals Zero Critical Issues, Confirms Informal Systems

dYdX Chain Audit Reveals Zero Critical Issues, Confirms Informal Systems

dYdX, a leading decentralized exchange platform, has cleared a comprehensive security audit by Informal Systems. The news was shared on the official dYdX Twitter account and reposted by founder Antonio, reinforcing the platform's commitment to user security and fund safety.

Ethereum Crypto Crashes to $340 After SushiSwap’s Alleged Exit Scam

Ethereum Crypto Crashes to $340 After SushiSwap’s Alleged Exit Scam

The price of Ethereum (ETH) crashed recently, dropping to a low of $315 over the weekend, after hitting an all-time high of $487 last Wednesday.

Vitalik Buterin Sceptical About DeFi Yield Farming, Compares It to US Federal Reserve Money Printing

Vitalik Buterin Sceptical About DeFi Yield Farming, Compares It to US Federal Reserve Money Printing

Vitalik Buterin has criticized the yield farming craze observed from the DeFi sector, comparing it to the US Federal Reserve’s mass printing strategy.

Researchers of Japan’s Blockchain-Based Digital Court Face Backlash Due to its Decentralized and Unregulated Nature

Researchers of Japan’s Blockchain-Based Digital Court Face Backlash Due to its Decentralized and Unregulated Nature

Researchers in Japan have been looking into a blockchain-based mechanism to settle legal disputes in a “digital court,” aiming to perform legal actions with a more cost-efficient legal process.

Understanding the Profound Impact of Stablecoins on Traditional Finance

Understanding the Profound Impact of Stablecoins on Traditional Finance

Stablecoin is a compromise on absolute money issuance power and the adoption of disruptive blockchain technology. Stablecoin will have a profound impact on the infrastructure of future financial systems.

What Is Chainlink?

What Is Chainlink?

The Chainlink network has made a name for itself by providing reliable tamper-proof data for complex smart contracts on any blockchain.

Tomi Raises $40M for Decentralized Web Alternative

Tomi Raises $40M for Decentralized Web Alternative

Decentralized web developer Tomi has secured $40 million in funding to attract content creators to its surveillance-free alternative to the internet. The project, led by a DAO, uses TOMI as its native token for monetization.

CoinMarketCap Crypto Report: Top 20 Exchanges Mark a 36% Drop in Spot Trade Volume from Previous Quarter

CoinMarketCap Crypto Report: Top 20 Exchanges Mark a 36% Drop in Spot Trade Volume from Previous Quarter

In the first half of 2023, the cryptocurrency market has seen significant shifts in exchange activities, according to a comprehensive analysis by CoinMarketCap.

Bitcoin Dropped Below $10K, 3 Reasons Bitcoin and Crypto Market Will Crash Again

Bitcoin Dropped Below $10K, 3 Reasons Bitcoin and Crypto Market Will Crash Again

3 reasons the Bitcoin and crypto market are ready for a second crash. Here's why.

Aave Halts ETH Lending Ahead of Ethereum’s Merge

Aave Halts ETH Lending Ahead of Ethereum’s Merge

Aave has temporarily suspended giving out Ether loans to avoid risks associated with the upcoming Merge.

Circle's 2024 USDC Economy Report Reveals Significant Growth in Stablecoin Adoption

Circle's 2024 USDC Economy Report Reveals Significant Growth in Stablecoin Adoption

Circle's 2024 report on the USDC economy highlights significant growth in stablecoin adoption and usage, with a 59% increase in USDC wallets and over $12 trillion settled in blockchain transactions since its inception.

Aave Surpasses $1.7 Billion TVL Taking Number One Spot From Maker and Compound

Aave Surpasses $1.7 Billion TVL Taking Number One Spot From Maker and Compound

Aave is taking the open finance sector by storm reaching number one on the Defi Pulse rankings, beating Maker and Compound.

Exploit of KyberSwap's Concentrated Liquidity Feature Results in $46 Million Loss

Exploit of KyberSwap's Concentrated Liquidity Feature Results in $46 Million Loss

KyberSwap suffered a $46 million loss due to a flaw in its smart contract, highlighting vulnerabilities in DeFi smart contracts and the need for improved security protocols.

The Sandbox Appoints Nicola Sebastiani as Chief Content Officer

The Sandbox Appoints Nicola Sebastiani as Chief Content Officer

The Sandbox announced the appointment of Nicola Sebastiani as its Chief Content Officer to bolster its global content development. With a notable background from Sony PlayStation Studios and Apple, Sebastiani is set to enhance The Sandbox’s creator and content ecosystems. Alongside, executive promotions were announced with Mathieu Nouzareth now as Chief Business Officer and Amit Kumar as Chief Marketing Officer, marking a strategic move towards expanding its global community and fostering user-generated content in its decentralized virtual platform.

What is Sushiswap (SUSHI) and Why it Enabled Uniswap’s Trading Volume to Surpass Coinbase

What is Sushiswap (SUSHI) and Why it Enabled Uniswap’s Trading Volume to Surpass Coinbase

The decentralized finance (DeFi) industry has surpassed $9 billion in total value locked (TVL) recently resulting from the latest surge in popularity.

Digital Currency and the Financial Inclusion Drive: The Journey So Far

Digital Currency and the Financial Inclusion Drive: The Journey So Far

With the digital currency ecosystem running toe-to-toe with traditional finance, here is a brief look into the journey thus far on the industry's financial inclusion drive.

Helium's HNT Token Lists on SwissBorg

Helium's HNT Token Lists on SwissBorg

The Helium Foundation has listed its HNT token on SwissBorg, expanding the Helium Network's reach to over 700,000 users, promoting decentralization and accessibility.

Mainstream Adoption of DeFi and DLT Is Coming, It Will Replace Banks, Says US Currency Comptroller

Mainstream Adoption of DeFi and DLT Is Coming, It Will Replace Banks, Says US Currency Comptroller

The US acting Comptroller of the Currency disclosed that roles played by banks will soon change due to cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance (DeFi).

DeFi Market Recovers as Sushiswap (SUSHI) Migration Resulted in 225% More in Total Value Locked

DeFi Market Recovers as Sushiswap (SUSHI) Migration Resulted in 225% More in Total Value Locked

Decentralized finance projects recently witnessed its tokens plummet, crashing up to 50%. The DeFi industry has slightly recovered, rebounding 19% today.

DeFi Projects Continue to Generate Huge Returns as a Decoupling from Bitcoin is Observed

DeFi Projects Continue to Generate Huge Returns as a Decoupling from Bitcoin is Observed

DeFi projects continue to be lucrative, as their market cap has ballooned to $19.7B (+135% in the past month), according to on-chain data provider Santiment.

Welcoming the Future of Finance with Blockchain

Welcoming the Future of Finance with Blockchain

Blockchain is not limited to creating cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. In fact, it has the potential to entirely remodel every industry out there, including the financial institutions.

What Is a Decentralized Exchange (DEX)?

What Is a Decentralized Exchange (DEX)?

DEX is a blockchain-based exchange that allows people to directly exchange encrypted tokens with each other.

Coinbase's Base Bootcamp Launches to Address Onchain Developer Shortage

Coinbase's Base Bootcamp Launches to Address Onchain Developer Shortage

Base, an Ethereum layer-2 network, has announced the launch of Base Bootcamp, an eight-week, cohort-based program aimed at transforming experienced software developers into smart contract developers. The initiative comes as the blockchain industry faces a significant talent gap, with fewer than 30,000 onchain developers compared to nearly 30 million traditional software developers.

Finality: A Necessary Condition for Blockchain Applications in Finance

Finality: A Necessary Condition for Blockchain Applications in Finance

Settlement finality is critical in the world of traditional finance. The same applies to decentralized finance built on distributed ledger technologies (DLT).

Uniswap to Launch on Polygon's zkEVM

Uniswap to Launch on Polygon's zkEVM

Decentralized exchange Uniswap is set to launch on the Ethereum scaling solution provider Polygon's zero-knowledge Ethereum Virtual Machine (zkEVM) roll-up. The proposal has already passed the 40 million vote threshold required for approval, with 100% of addresses voting in favor.

Stablecoins Hit $20 Billion by Market Cap Milestone, More Investors Favouring Tether as Hedge

Stablecoins Hit $20 Billion by Market Cap Milestone, More Investors Favouring Tether as Hedge

Stablecoins have made incredible crypto gains, achieving a milestone of $20 billion per market capitalization in September.

Uniswap V4 Open-Source Directory Sparks Controversy Over New KYC Hook

Uniswap V4 Open-Source Directory Sparks Controversy Over New KYC Hook

A newly revealed open-source directory for Uniswap v4 hooks has stirred a debate within the crypto community over a KYC verification hook. This hook enables KYC checks on users before trading in token pools, resonating with the standard financial practice to mitigate money laundering and other illicit financings. The KYC hook, an opt-in feature introduced by a community developer, necessitates an NFT for verification completion, marking a notable intersection of regulatory compliance and decentralized finance as global governmental scrutiny over DeFi intensifies.

DeFi Tokens Surge as Bitcoin and Ethereum Hover Around Support Levels due to the Coinbase Effect

DeFi Tokens Surge as Bitcoin and Ethereum Hover Around Support Levels due to the Coinbase Effect

Following Coinbase’s announcement, AAVE, BNT, and SNT tokens all surged, rallying from 10% to 24%.

Meta to Launch Text-Based Content App Supporting Decentralized Social Networking

Meta to Launch Text-Based Content App Supporting Decentralized Social Networking

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, is reportedly creating a new text-based content app called P92 that will support ActivityPub, the decentralized social networking protocol used by Mastodon and other decentralized apps. The app will enable users to log in with their existing Instagram credentials, and it will populate users' profiles with their Instagram account details. The app's initial version will include tappable links in posts with previews, user bios, usernames, verification badges, images, and videos that can be shared, as well as followers and likes.

Crypto Industry Continues to Experience Hacks and Exploits: Can Increased Security Measures Help?

Crypto Industry Continues to Experience Hacks and Exploits: Can Increased Security Measures Help?

Despite recent recoveries, $4bn was lost to hacks, fraud, and scams in 2022. Increased security measures, such as DeFi and multi-signature wallets, can help.

Cross-Chain Crime Hits $7B: North Korean Ties Unveiled

Cross-Chain Crime Hits $7B: North Korean Ties Unveiled

The recent revelation by Elliptic highlights a troubling surge in cross-chain crime, now amounting to $7 billion, with North Korean affiliated Lazarus Group playing a significant role. These findings from the 2023 edition of 'The State of Cross-chain Crime' report, outstrip previous forecasts, underscoring an urgent call for bolstered security measures and refined blockchain analytics to confront the escalating menace.

CharacterX Raises $2.8M for AI-DrivenAI Social Networking, Led by Lightspeed

CharacterX Raises $2.8M for AI-DrivenAI Social Networking, Led by Lightspeed

CharacterX, a Stanford-initiated decentralized AI social network, secures $2.8M funding, blending AGI and blockchain to innovate social interactions, with significant user growth and technological advancements.

3 Platforms Making DeFi More Inclusive

3 Platforms Making DeFi More Inclusive

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is taking the world by storm. Owners of cryptocurrencies can unlock an alternative financial system that offers better rewards than traditional bank accounts and carries more risk. Several trends in the DeFi space are emerging lately, as are the new protocols trying to capitalize on this momentum.

Satoshi Nakamoto's Quotes on Trust - Trusted Third Parties

Satoshi Nakamoto's Quotes on Trust - Trusted Third Parties

Satoshi Nakamoto's Quotes on Trust - Trusted Third Parties

Sui Foundation Allocates Over $1M to 17 Emerging Projects

Sui Foundation Allocates Over $1M to 17 Emerging Projects

The Sui Foundation has earmarked over $1.05 million for 17 new projects aimed at bolstering the development and adoption of Sui. This initiative encompasses a wide range of sectors within the Sui ecosystem, including DeFi, gaming, and on-chain solutions, showcasing the foundation's dedication to fostering innovation and expanding the decentralized platform.

Ethereum’s DeFi Trades Skyrocketed in Q3 2020, but Bitcoin Volume Declined

Ethereum’s DeFi Trades Skyrocketed in Q3 2020, but Bitcoin Volume Declined

A quarterly report from eToro indicated that while DeFi sector was bullish in 2020’s third quarter (Q3), Bitcoin trades decreased in contrast.

Taiwanese Authorities Caution Against Crypto Betting for 2024 Presidential Election

Taiwanese Authorities Caution Against Crypto Betting for 2024 Presidential Election

Taiwanese authorities warn against using cryptocurrency betting platforms for the January 2024 presidential election, amid ongoing investigations and multiple arrests.

Indicio Secures $3.5m to Expand Blockchain Technology to Validate Digital Credentials

Indicio Secures $3.5m to Expand Blockchain Technology to Validate Digital Credentials

Seattle startup Indicio has announced a $3.5 million seed round led by Hard Yaka.

What is AlgoSwap?

What is AlgoSwap?

AlgoSwap emerges as a novel decentralized exchange protocol on the Algorand blockchain, designed for high-speed, low-cost, and environmentally friendly crypto trading.

Synthetix Secures $20M Investment from DWF Labs

Synthetix Secures $20M Investment from DWF Labs

Synthetix has secured a $20 million investment from Web3 investment and quantitative trading firm DWF Labs. The partnership will see DWF Labs tasked with increasing SNX token liquidity and market making across centralized and decentralized exchanges, with Synthetix’ perpetual futures integrated into DWF Labs’ trading business.

Decentralized Social Networking Bluesky Launches to Public

Decentralized Social Networking Bluesky Launches to Public

Bluesky, a decentralized social media platform, has opened to the public with over 3 million users, introducing the AT Protocol for seamless app migration and user autonomy.

Bitcoin and Ethereum are Risking a Second Price Dip

Bitcoin and Ethereum are Risking a Second Price Dip

Reasons why both Bitcoin and Ethereum are at risk of a second price dip this week.

Risk or Opportunity: Uniswap's UNI Rose by 133% and SushiSwap by 143% in the Past 12 Days

Risk or Opportunity: Uniswap's UNI Rose by 133% and SushiSwap by 143% in the Past 12 Days

Uniswap's UNI token has surged by 133% in the past week, with SushiSwap rallying and recording its own increase of 143%.

Radix and LayerZero Partner to Enhance Web3 Interoperability

Radix and LayerZero Partner to Enhance Web3 Interoperability

Radix has partnered with LayerZero to integrate LayerZero with the Radix Babylon public network, encouraging cross-chain communication and asset transfers to the Radix ecosystem. Interoperability enables decentralized applications to collaborate and integrate, broadening the scope of features they offer, enhancing functionality, and improving security.

Starknet Foundation Establishes DeFi Committee to Boost Ecosystem

Starknet Foundation Establishes DeFi Committee to Boost Ecosystem

Starknet Foundation has launched a DeFi Committee to bolster its DeFi ecosystem. Chaired by six experts, the committee will strategize and implement an on-chain liquidity incentive program, marking a strategic move for Starknet in the DeFi space.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Explains Why Bitcoin is "The Best Internet Currency"

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Explains Why Bitcoin is "The Best Internet Currency"

Bitcoin (BTC) and DeFi tokens have been all the rage lately, with crypto investors anticipating BTC’s next bull run and the DeFi industry booming in growth.

Vitalik Buterin: Supporting Decentralized Staking through Anti-Correlation Incentives

Vitalik Buterin: Supporting Decentralized Staking through Anti-Correlation Incentives

Vitalik proposes anti-correlation incentives to promote decentralization in staking protocols, penalizing misbehaving actors and implementing them in various scenarios, backed by empirical data.

OKX Global Ad Campaign Argues for a Decentralized Future

OKX Global Ad Campaign Argues for a Decentralized Future

Crypto exchange OKX has launched a global ad campaign that argues for the need to rewrite the centralized financial system and embrace the decentralized nature of Web3. Produced in collaboration with BBDO New York, the campaign takes aim at the outdated ways of traditional finance, positioning OKX as a leader in the crypto space.

Curve Founder Proposes Venus Protocol Deployment on Ethereum Mainnet

Curve Founder Proposes Venus Protocol Deployment on Ethereum Mainnet

Michael Egorov of Curve Finance proposes launching Venus Protocol on Ethereum Mainnet, incorporating Curve's stablecoin crvUSD and CRV as collaterals, with community support for growth.

Ethereum Dominates DeFi with 96% of Transactions, Buterin Discusses ETH Gas Fees

Ethereum Dominates DeFi with 96% of Transactions, Buterin Discusses ETH Gas Fees

Ethereum has set the tone for the DeFi boom this year, and it has dominated particularly during the third quarter of 2020.

KyberSwap's Response to $48.8 Million Hack: Workforce Halved and Victim Reimbursement Plans

KyberSwap's Response to $48.8 Million Hack: Workforce Halved and Victim Reimbursement Plans

KyberSwap, after a $48.8M hack, has halved its workforce and launched a reimbursement plan for affected users, showcasing the resilience of DeFi.

Harvard Blockchain Lab Applauds Fight to Fame Model for True Realization of Decentralized Ecosystem

Harvard Blockchain Lab Applauds Fight to Fame Model for True Realization of Decentralized Ecosystem

Fight to Fame, a blockchain-based entertainment platform, has been praised by the Harvard Blockchain Lab for consistently presenting decentralized events, online malls, movies, and action star reality shows. It uses a BMS business model in the production of action movies, and fans are empowered by the FF Token when voting and making purchases.

Illuvium Community Blocks NFT Event Over Controversial Figure

Illuvium Community Blocks NFT Event Over Controversial Figure

Illuvium's community utilized its decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) to block an NFT event between Illuvium CEO Kieran Warwick and Three Arrows Capital founder Su Zhu. Due to controversies surrounding Zhu, Illuvium's community expressed concerns over the potential risks of being associated with him. The DAO then voted unanimously to cancel the event to avoid any association with Zhu.

DEC Pulls $9M in Seed Funding to Create Decentralized Uber

DEC Pulls $9M in Seed Funding to Create Decentralized Uber

The Decentralized Engineering Corporation has pooled a $9M Seed Fund to build a ridesharing Protocol

AllianceBlock and Crunchbase Partner to Enhance Decentralized Business Data

AllianceBlock and Crunchbase Partner to Enhance Decentralized Business Data

AllianceBlock has partnered with Crunchbase to offer its business data to Data Tunnel users. The partnership will enable blockchain businesses and developers to create applications like default probability models, customer acquisition profiles, and untapped market maps using Crunchbase's investment, funding, and industry trends data. The AllianceBlock Data Tunnel is a public marketplace for standardized data that allows for the sharing and combination of information without intermediaries.

Analyst Believes Capital Flocks to Ethereum’s DeFi Sector

Analyst Believes Capital Flocks to Ethereum’s DeFi Sector

Market analyst Lark Davis noted that big money flow was piling in Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) sector, and that's bullish.

Solidus Labs Reports $2 Billion in Wash Trades on Decentralized Exchanges

Solidus Labs Reports $2 Billion in Wash Trades on Decentralized Exchanges

Solidus Labs has revealed that at least $2 billion worth of cryptocurrency has been wash-traded on Ethereum-based decentralized exchanges (DEXs) since 2020. The study analyzed 30,000 DEX liquidity pools, finding 67% were tainted by wash traders. Solidus Labs has developed tools to identify and counteract market manipulation, including Token Sniffer and DEX-based A-A Wash Trading Detection. The partnership aims to ensure safe crypto trading across both centralized and DeFi markets.

OKX Global Ad Campaign Targets Outdated Financial Systems

OKX Global Ad Campaign Targets Outdated Financial Systems

OKX's global ad campaign calls for a rewrite of the centralized financial system, seemingly taking a dig at Coinbase's "update the system" campaign. OKX argues that the decentralized nature of Web3 means consumers don't need centralized players. The campaign was produced in collaboration with BBDO New York, OKX's advertising agency.

Exclusive from Hedera Hashgraph CEO: Hashgraph is BFT, Blockchains are not

Exclusive from Hedera Hashgraph CEO: Hashgraph is BFT, Blockchains are not

In this second part of our exclusive interview with Mance Harmon, CEO and Co-Founder of Hedera Hashgraph, we discuss the Hashgraph’s unique consensus mechanism, Hedera Hashgraph 2.0 and why the hashgraph is ACID compliant while blockchains are not.

BaaS Market Expected to Hit $15.8B by 2026, Driven by High Immutability & Secure Decentralization

BaaS Market Expected to Hit $15.8B by 2026, Driven by High Immutability & Secure Decentralization

The global blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) sector is anticipated to reach $15.8 billion by 2026 from the current $2.31 billion.

Uniswap (UNI) Price Recovers From Recent Sell-Off While the Rest of the Crypto Market is Still in the Red

Uniswap (UNI) Price Recovers From Recent Sell-Off While the Rest of the Crypto Market is Still in the Red

While the rest of the cryptocurrency market has been plunging, Uniswap’s UNI token has fallen in tandem with the rest of the market.

Do Europeans Want a Decentralized Digital Euro? Asks ECB Survey

Do Europeans Want a Decentralized Digital Euro? Asks ECB Survey

Do Europeans want a decentralized digital euro that does not rely on a central intermediary? The European Central Bank is asking for public opinion on CBDC with a new survey.

DeFi Keeps Surging with Decentralized Finance’s Total Locked in Value at over $9 Billion

DeFi Keeps Surging with Decentralized Finance’s Total Locked in Value at over $9 Billion

DeFi's value keeps surging with Decentralized Finance’s locked in value now at over $9 Billion

DLive Introduces Decentralized Video Streaming to Increase Customer Base By Over 50 Million Monthly Users

DLive Introduces Decentralized Video Streaming to Increase Customer Base By Over 50 Million Monthly Users

DLive has partnered with Theta Network to offer decentralized video streaming to users.

Polkadot’s Treasury Built as a Significant Step Towards the Vision of a Decentralized Internet

Polkadot’s Treasury Built as a Significant Step Towards the Vision of a Decentralized Internet

Polkadot has recently established a new decentralized platform—Polkadot Treasury, to fund projects.

What is DeFi: The Ultimate Guide to Decentralized Finance Technology

What is DeFi: The Ultimate Guide to Decentralized Finance Technology

The concept of decentralized finance (DeFi) has become so potent that it is difficult to separate the prospect of blockchain and crypto from the success or failure of DeFi as the ideal alternative to traditional financial systems. Owing to the importance of innovations classified as DeFi to the crypto economy, here are four fundamentals of DeFi.

Sparkswap Decentralized Exchange Shuts Down Citing Low User Volume

Sparkswap Decentralized Exchange Shuts Down Citing Low User Volume

The decentralized exchange, Sparkswap which is backed by Pantera Capital has made an announcement that it is going to shut down permanently. The announcement came from the editor of Sparkswap exchange, Trey Griffith who attributed the shutting down of exchange to the low and weak user base of the exchange.

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