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Nervos enters DeFi arena with ‘Yokaiswap,’ $70 million locked up on first day
The arrival of YokaiSwap marks the first time users can stake their CKB assets to earn yield as well as swap supported assets via the exchange.
Crypto whitehat security firm CertiK bags $1 billion valuation after Sequoia raise
There has been a substantial increase in demand for blockchain security in the past few years - mostly driven by recent blockchain hacks, and stolen cryptocurrency.
Perpetual Protocol v2 launches on Ethereum layer-2 solution Optimism
The launch of Perpetual Protocol v2 (dubbed Curie) to Optimism Mainnet reduces the cost required to place a trade and speeds up trade execution.
CitaDAO integrates Chainlink to bring tokenized real estate to DeFi
Chainlink nodes will provide appraisal data sourced from world-class global real estate consultancies such as CBRE, Savills, Knight Frank, JLL, and Cushman & Wakefield.
Bitcoin dumps $2,000 within minutes as new COVID strain detected
Global markets reacted shortly after news broke out of a new COVID strain found in South Africa.
‘3D’ NFTs make their way to the Internet Computer (ICP) network
NFT Studio currently comprises two tools — a 3D voxel engine and a pixel engine -- to build 3D NFTs and mint them immediately.
Bitfinex Derivatives launches perpetual swaps for Shiba Inu and OMG Network
Shiba Inu and OMG Network contracts will be settled in Tether tokens (USDt). BTCF0:EUTF0 and ETHF0:EUTF0 will be settled in Euro Tether.
“3,3” fame OlympusDAO integrates Chainlink for its no-loss raffles
Chainlink VRF works by combining block data that is still unknown when the request is made with the oracle node's pre-committed private key to generate both a random number and a cryptographic proof.
IOTA debuts Genesis NFTs on newly-launched Shimmer network to reward early adopters
Each NFT gives a potential right to staking rewards, both to the NFT holder and to the Shimmer Treasury.
Transactional service Chainlink Keepers goes live on the Polygon network
The integration will enable transaction automation services for smart contracts, allowing decentralized apps (dapps) to operate without the need for manual intervention or centralized infrastructure.
HBAR Foundation announces new support for NFTs on the growing Hedera Network
A Foundation grant will be used to cover fees for the near future so that all transactions will initially be free to incentivize growth.
Yield farming and DeFi are coming to Bitcoin via new Bitcoin DEX
Stackswap will leverage Bitcoin DeFi tools and enable Bitcoin yield earning opportunities along with atomic swaps, liquidity mining, and token creation
Ethereum-based payroll tool Sablier expands to Polygon and Binance Smart Chain
Compared to Ethereum gas fees, the launch of Sablier on Polygon will reduce gas fees for users by an anticipated 676,750%, while the Sablier deployment on Binance Smart Chain will lower gas costs by more than 12,000%.
Polygon launches EVM scaling solution Miden
Polygon has unveiled Miden, an Advanced zk-STARKs based scaling solution intended to address the issues of network congestion on the Ethereum blockchain.
Pollen DeFi becomes the most oversubscribed Launchpool presale with over $8.4 million staked
The Pollen DeFi community swells as the largest ever Launchpool raise broke platform records.
Polygon contributes $500,000 in MATIC to Ethereum prediction dApp SportX
SportX - growing at 1,600% in 2021 - deepens partnership with Polygon to drive the Ethereum scalability and transaction speed necessary to achieve its ambitions.
Hedera Network will soon see its first DeFi project
The protocol is building integrated wealth management and payment solutions for the decentralized economy.
$500 million in longs liquidated yesterday as Bitcoin fell $4,000
The crypto market plunged on the back of massive funding rates and Evergrande’s bond default.
Here is how you can track DeFi protocols and NFT launches on Solana
Over 30 protocols have been launched on Solana, including industry-leading DeFi applications and NFT marketplaces.