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The decentralized finance space has seen a parabolic explosion since the start of 2020.
The bad actors behind the estimated $150-$200 million hack of crypto exchange KuCoin managed to proven two aspects of the young market in their wake: 1.
It seems that the fears of a DeFi bear market were overblown.
Aave has quickly become a flagship product in Ethereum’s DeFi ecosystem.
Over the past few years, Chinese authorities have undergone a strong crackdown on most things crypto in the country.
It’s been quite the year for DeFi.
A crypto-focused hedge fund is now accepting investors and raising funds for the launch of an algorithmic hedge fund to generate profits from the rapidly growing decentralized finance (DeFi) market, as per a release.
Ethereum has been hit hard by the recent market-wide downturn, with the retrace seen by the decentralized finance sector likely being the main suspect behind this weakness.
Hands down, Uniswap is one of the most important decentralized apps on Ethereum.
The launch of Ethereum 2’s first phase (a.k.a.
It’s fair to say that it’s been a slow past few weeks for the decentralized finance space.
If you happened to drop by the crypto space on social media in recent weeks, NFTs, short for non-fungible tokens, look to be the latest Ethereum-based assets that are steadily gaining at both popularity and price.
A group of around 50 crypto influencers was busted in an unsuccessful attempt to pump $FEW after screenshots of their closed Telegram group surfaced on Twitter.
If you’ve browsed Crypto Twitter over recent weeks, you likely know of a project called MEME.
There’s a high chance that most yield farmers and DeFi traders may not have the technical prowess to read and independently audit the underlying smart contracts of such platforms, according to the results of a survey held by CoinGecko.
Last week, the decentralized exchange Uniswap shocked the crypto world when it released its own token, UNI.
It’s been a bloodbath in the DeFi market over recent days.
In 2017, CryptoKitties became one of the most popular applications on Ethereum.
Ethereum Classic (ETC) Labs — the code maintainer and non-profit behind the Ethereum fork — announced its partnership with two cybersecurity firms to prevent the repeated 51% attacks that the Ethereum Classic network suffers from.
As much as it may be looked down on in the “real world,” the crypto industry is full of copycats.
It’s clear excess and euphoria is starting to seep into Ethereum’s DeFi space.
The Ethereum network has been placed under immense pressure to handle significant demand for its blockspace, with users interacting with smart contracts, DEXs, and AMMs directing massive transactional volume to the network.
If you’ve been following decentralized finance at all over recent weeks, you likely know of the so-called “food coins.” It ostensibly began with Yam Finance, an Ethereum-based coin that introduced the idea of “fair farming” or “stakedrops” to DeFi, along with the concept of having cryptocurrencies branded by emojis of food items.
Yearn.finance — a popular Ethereum-based DeFi protocol — has become one of the most talked-about crypto projects over recent months as its native coin YFI has surged over 1,000,000 percent since its July launch.
Despite weakness in legacy markets, Ethereum has performed well over the 36 hours since the launch of Uniswap’s UNI token.
The recent Uniswap token (UNI) launch has excited the crypto industry, sending shockwaves throughout the market and even catalyzing an Ethereum upswing.
Coins in Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) space have seen parabolic growth over recent months that has easily outpaced every other financial market.
Despite pulling back by 25 percent from its all-time high of $44,000, Yearn.finance (YFI) remains an integral part of the Ethereum decentralized finance narrative.
After teasing the Ethereum community last week when the following image was teased, leading decentralized exchange and decentralized finance protocol Uniswap just released its own token.
On September 14, the multi-signature signatories behind SushiSwap — the controversial Uniswap fork that has become one of the largest Ethereum coins and apps within two weeks of its launch — bought back around $14 million worth of SUSHI.
Decentralized finance has undoubtedly grown exponentially over the past few months, with the value of DeFi coins and the value of cryptocurrency locked in these contracts simultaneously going parabolic.
It appears that decentralized finance (DeFi) has not peaked despite a deluge of scammy projects and clear copy-cats of popular protocols.
Ethereum has shaken off the intense weakness it expressed throughout the day yesterday, with the cryptocurrency’s bulls now flexing immense signs of strength as its price pushes up towards the key resistance at $380.
Apple, the Californian producer of software and consumer electronics, has been no fan of cryptocurrency ever since the sector gained steam back in 2012.
Ethereum has slipped lower over the past 10 days as legacy markets have also dropped from their highs.
Earlier this year, there were some that weren’t too sure the Ethereum 2 upgrade — also known as ETH2 — would go live in 2020.
For months, the term “yield farming” has been a prominent meme in the crypto space, with users of Ethereum’s decentralized finance ecosystem using it incessantly to describe their search for ever-higher yields.
Most decentralized finance forks are either controversial or have failed.
The Ethereum-based DeFi sector took a major hit throughout the past couple of weeks, with Bitcoin and Ethereum’s recent price decline creating shockwaves that have had grave impacts on smaller altcoins.
The decentralized finance (DeFi) market has been jeweled with equal parts optimism and suspicion.
The decentralized finance space has grown exponentially over the past few months.
Ethereum has seen some incredibly strong price action throughout the past 24-hours, which has allowed it to erase a good bulk of its recent losses.
Late last week, leading Ethereum decentralized finance protocol Curve was forked into a new protocol focused on the community after a number of controversies.
In 2019, one of the biggest narratives in the crypto market was the PlusToken pyramid scheme.
Last week, a coin attempting to leech off the success of Yearn.finance (YFI) launched.
Core developers of the Ethereum network discussed the network’s unusually high fees in recent weeks on an All Cores Devs call.
Ethereum’s decentralized finance space has been filled with forks over recent weeks.
The ongoing rush for “yield farming” in the crypto market has reportedly led to Chinese investors withdrawing funds from exchanges in the country to lock them up on obscure protocols that promise high yields, said local outlet WuBlockchain earlier today.
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has downplayed any concerns about a potential 51% attack on the network’s upcoming ETH 2 upgrade, which sees it shift to a proof of stake consensus design.