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Crypto community celebrates as CNBC includes Bitcoin in Jerome Powell speech coverage
On August 27, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell delivered his remarks at the digital central banker symposium normally conducted in Jackson Hole.
Yearn.finance (YFI) price rallies towards $20,000 following Aave listing
Yearn.finance (YFI) has been one of the most successful protocols within the DeFi sector in terms of sheer growth over the past few months.
Theta Labs co-founder Mitch Liu on building the future of video delivery networks
CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Mitch Liu — the co-founder and CEO of Theta Labs and THETA.tv.
ShapeShift employee allegedly stole $900,000 in Bitcoin from company accounts
Crypto firm ShapeShift filed a civil action against a former employee of its engineering team who allegedly stole over 90 Bitcoin from company accounts, court documents show.
This on-chain metric shows Bitcoin could be on the cusp of an explosive upswing
It has been a rough day for Bitcoin, with the benchmark cryptocurrency seeing intense turbulence that has caused its price to oscillate between highs of $11,600 and lows of roughly $11,100.
EMURGO partners with Blackbird Ventures to establish new blockchain solution Brandmark
EMURGO, one of the founding entities of Cardano, has announced the launch of Brandmark, a blockchain solution aimed at providing solutions for large-scale and national organizations.
Analyst: it’s “scary” how much of DeFi runs on Tether and USD Coin
Decentralized finance (DeFi) has seen a massive explosion over recent weeks and months, reaching a total value locked of $7.13 billion according to DeFi Pulse.
Tellor (TRB) secures coveted Binance listing as oracle bull run continues
The DeFi sector’s massive growth in recent weeks has given rise to other fragments of the crypto market, with decentralized finance’s reliance on oracles driving investor demand to these types of projects.
Aave (LEND) becomes first Ethereum DeFi token to hit $1 billion valuation
A year or two ago, most decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols and their respective tokens were unknown.
Darknet marketplace “Empire” exit scams with $30 million in Bitcoin
A big marketplace known for selling illicit and illegal products on the dark web has reportedly exit-scammed with over $30 million in Bitcoin, as per reports.
A new report out of Mexico noted that financial institutions and banks launder a huge amount of money compared to newer financial businesses, according to El Economista.
Analyst: Tether (USDT) may be doing more to skirt capital controls than Bitcoin
On Crypto Twitter and in the media, Bitcoin is touted as the one way through which anybody in the world can reliably skirt capital controls.
Polkadot has been seeing tremendous momentum in recent weeks, with the cryptocurrency now securing its position as the sixth-largest digital asset by market capitalization.
Evai.io: The Decentralized rating system DeFi deserves
To achieve its goal of financial disruption, DeFi requires a decentralized rating protocol.
Bitcoin’s network activity is flashing “caution flags” as active address count plunges
Bitcoin’s price is showing some signs of weakness as it hovers above its crucial support at $11,300.
US coffee giant Starbucks turns to blockchain for beans tracking
Coffee fanatics across America can now track their Starbucks bean purchases right to the farms they grew in.
Dave Portnoy says he may “save” Chainlink after LINK dives 25%
Last week, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy exited the crypto market after a brief foray.
Onboarding retail investors: FTX acquires portfolio tracker Blockfolio for $150 million
FTX, one of the biggest and fastest-growing crypto exchanges since its launch in 2019, today announced the acquisition of Blockfolio, a crypto portfolio tracking app, for $150 million.
ConsenSys CodeFi unable to handle SKALE’s ICO traffic, cancels auction
CodeFi, a blockchain platform developed by ConsenSys, has canceled the auction of the SKL token due to increased traffic during SKALE Network’s ICO last week.
Google Trends data shows retail investors may soon flood into the crypto market
Retail investors have proven to be a powerful, market-moving force many times over the past several years.
Exchanges have been seeing massive Bitcoin outflows in recent months, which has been a rapidly unfolding development seen by many as being bullish for the benchmark cryptocurrency.
YFI, the native governance token of the DeFi protocol Yearn.finance, has rapidly become a prominent cryptocurrency despite just launching weeks ago.
Bitcoin mining reaches its largest difficulty ever, here’s what it means
Miners on the Bitcoin network are facing the highest difficulty they ever have to generate new blocks, data shows.