Andjela Radmilac · 1 day ago · 3 min read
Economic turbulence in 2020 sparks boom in crypto-based CeFi lending
Crypto-based centralized finance (CeFi) platforms appear to be the beneficiary of the economic events seen throughout the past fiscal quarter.
There’s been a lot of money made in Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) sector over recent weeks.
Cardano parent signs a custody agreement with Coinbase to allow ADA staking
IOHK, the company behind the Cardano blockchain, has announced that it had signed an agreement with Coinbase Custody.
Ethereum’s price action over the past several weeks has proven to be highly disappointing for investors, as it has been underperforming both Bitcoin and many of its other peers despite it seeing unprecedented fundamental strength.
Huobi launches Chainlink (LINK) node, aims to bolster the DeFi market
Huobi, one of the world’s largest crypto exchanges by market cap, is now running a Chainlink (LINK) node on its Wallet service, the firms announced in a release Thursday.
Charles Hoskinson: Cardano’s code is the “highest quality” seen in the crypto space
It has been an exciting week for Cardano, with the ongoing rollout of the Shelly public mainnet electrifying the ADA community and sending the token’s price rocketing higher.
DeFi-favorite Ethereum wallet MetaMask gets Version 8 update, new features
Popular non-custodial wallet MetaMask announced it will roll out a Version 8 update for the wallet in the coming weeks, promising increased privacy, a better UI, and other user-centric features.
VC argues DeFi isn’t a bubble as Chainlink, Compound and more go parabolic
If you’ve followed the crypto market over the past months, you’ve likely noticed what many others have: a majority of the best-performing altcoins are based on decentralized finance (DeFi).
Bitcoin, and the cryptocurrency market, has largely traded in a tight price band since an initial rise in early-2020.
Cardano starts off first day of Shelley Virtual Summit with 5 new announcements
Cardano’a parent company IOHK started off the Shelley Virtual Summit with 5 major announcements, unveiling some of the innovations that were made possible by the public mainnet launch of Shelley, including its identity solution PRISM, a new model for governance on Voltaire, as well as a $20 million fund aimed at dApp development on Cardano.
Ethereum co-founder says “rollups” will power ETH 2.0 to 100k TPS
The transaction per second (TPS) metric is informally considered the standard for the scalability of any blockchain.
Compound users now supplying over $1 billion in ETH assets; COMP a top-25 altcoin
Compound’s meteoric rise in the crypto-space is coupled with the rise of DeFi tokens and retail traders chasing the next moonshot.
“Don’t even think” crypto will be immune to a derivative crisis: Bitcoin whale
Prior to the pandemic, it was a common narrative in crypto space that Bitcoin was immune to any macroeconomic and geopolitical issues.
Binance gets the third-ever crypto emoji on Twitter, following Crypto.com and Bitcoin
Binance, one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world, has officially received the third ever branded Twitter emoji in the industry, after Bitcoin and Crypto dot com.
Cardano’s ADA has done extremely well in 2020 in terms of price action.
Norway turns to IBM blockchain for sustainable salmon—and activists are probably happy
For Norway’s huge following of climate change and sustainable farming activists, blockchain technology may hold an answer.
Here’s what on-chain data is saying about Cardano’s 15% rally
Cardano (ADA) has been on a hot streak as of late, incurring intense upwards momentum that has allowed it to garner a trend independent of the aggregated crypto market.
For the first time since 2019, Tezos is at risk of breaking below its 200-day EMA
Tezos, like most other cryptocurrencies, has been caught within the throes of an extended bout of sideways trading as it hovers within the mid-$20 region.
University of California pays out millions in Bitcoin after ransom attack
The University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) paid out over $1.14 million in Bitcoin to hackers earlier this week, days after their data was held as ransom by a group of unidentified individuals.
Weeks after the Bitcoin halving in mid-May, miners are seemingly moving out of China and into Europe — with one prominent mining pool stating geopolitical tensions between the United States and China are a major catalyst.
Latest Compound proposal aims to resolve issue soaking up 80% of BAT’s liquid supply
A previous Compound proposal for COMP yield farming caused a mess in the DeFi market, pushing users to yield farm only in the markets with the highest interest rates.
Hoskinson: Cardano (ADA) can “leap frog” Bitcoin decentralization by 100 times
Bitcoin was predicated on being a decentralized technology.
Crypto hedge fund refutes Bitcoin’s popular stock-to-flow model in detailed analysis
According to the latest paper from Strix Leviathan, Bitcoin’s popular stock-to-flow model is fatally flawed and nothing more than a marketing piece.