Juan Pellicer · 2 hours ago · 3 min read
Bitcoin appears to be in the early stages of its next bull run, with the cryptocurrency’s price rallying past $12,000 today and setting fresh yearly highs at $12,400.
Decentralized finance (DeFi) has seen parabolic growth in recent months, evidenced by tokens pertaining to the space rallying thousands of percent, massive projects being minted out of thin air, and the sheer number and variety of individuals talking about the subject.
On-chain network activity shows Litecoin (LTC) is preparing for a breakout
Activity on the Litecoin network is seeing a resurgence amidst a broader bull run in the crypto markets, on-chain data metrics show.
Interview: Former NBA player Kris Humphries explains why he’s excited about Chainlink
It’s fair to say that Chainlink (LINK) has been a driving narrative in the cryptocurrency market over recent months.
Analyst: BitMEX activating KYC is one of the “most bullish” events for Ethereum DeFi
Earlier this year, in March, rumors began to spread online that leading Bitcoin derivatives platform BitMEX was on the verge of implementing Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures.
A new research paper from the University of Technology in Syndey found that pump and dump schemes are rife in the crypto markets, having recorded at least 355 market manipulations in the seven months.
Chainlink (LINK) “to the moon”: newly minted Bitcoin bull Dave Portnoy
This week, Dave Portnoy sent Crypto Twitter into a frenzy when he revealed that he has finally purchased Bitcoin after he enlisted the help of the Winklevoss Twins — Tyler Winklevoss and Cameron Winklevoss, co-founders of the Gemini crypto exchange and Bitcoin billionaires.
Just bull run things: Ethereum users created a $500,000 crypto over a DeFi meme
Over the past few weeks, decentralized finance (DeFi) developers have found an intriguing way of spawning successful projects: take the code of an already-successful project like Compound, Aave, Yearn.Finance, Ampleforth, or otherwise, and then tweak it with novel ideas.
US Post Office could turn to blockchain tech after Trump threatens “shutdown”
A patent filed by the US Postal Service (USPS) describing a blockchain-based tool was made public earlier this week after news of President Donald Trump trying to shut down the organization, reported Forbes.
Chainlink leads in developer activity as LINK hits all-time highs
Chainlink developers recorded the most code “commits” over the past 12 months, according to data on Github.
Boost to Bitcoin: Elon Musk confirms asteroid mining is a risk to gold prices
Yesterday, the crypto community watched in awe as the Winklevoss Twins met with Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy to inform him about Bitcoin.
Ethereum has been caught in a parabolic uptrend throughout the past several weeks, and its momentum isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.
Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin: Unless you understand DeFi, it’s likely “best to sit out”
It would be fair to say that decentralized finance — better known as DeFi — has become Ethereum’s killer use case.
2017 and 2018 had ICOs, 2019 had IEOs, and 2020 has decentralized finance.
What do you do when two identical men standing 6 ft 5 in tall pull up to your house in the Hamptons during a pandemic? If you’re Dave Portnoy, the founder of Barstool Sports, you open the door and welcome them in.
Crypto.com will sell Bitcoin at “50% off” in September, here’s why
Hong Kong-based crypto exchange and card provider Crypto dot com is launching an attractive competition for Bitcoin fanatics in September, ahead of its “public beta” exit.
Ethereum developers already want to launch YAM 2.0 after 90% price drop
After garnering a purported $750 million worth of deposits of Ethereum, Yearn.finance, and other cryptocurrencies, DeFi’s latest protocol Yam Finance collapsed on the morning of August 13.
Data analyst: Ethereum transaction fees will put a “hard cap” on DeFi bull run
Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) community and market have seen exponential growth over recent months.
How a “Chad” minted Curve tokens early and briefly surpassed BTC’s market cap
Curve’s tokens launched early this morning after an unknown individual/s deployed open-source contracts and minted CRV.
Yield farming protocol tanks and takes YFI, COMP, LEND down with it
The DeFi market took a huge hit earlier today when YAM, an experimental yield farming project, suffered a contract bug that caused its market cap to drop from $60 million to virtually zero.
Crypto exchanges are rushing to list Aragon (ANT), but what is it?
Three major crypto exchanges listed Aragon’s ANT tokens yesterday, causing an immediate price bump and frantic Google searches for what the protocol does.
It has been a turbulent week for Bitcoin.
Forget YAM, Ethereum DeFi’s hottest new craze is Based—literally
Just 24 hours after it launched, a new Ethereum decentralized finance protocol called Yam Finance has received deposits of over $400 million worth of altcoins like Wrapped Ethereum and Yearn.finance.