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A reckoning is coming for $50 billion in “ghost” blockchains—and DeFi will benefit
Almost all the best-performing altcoins of recent weeks have one thing in common: they’re all related to decentralized finance — often DeFi protocols based on the Ethereum blockchain.
Top VC says that Ethereum and Bitcoin may race each other to $1 trillion valuation
Ethereum has seen extreme growth over recent weeks.
China’s BSN now features live integration of—Ethereum, EOS, Nervos, Tezos, and NEO
BSN, a Chinese government-backed blockchain platform, has just launched its official international website.
Bitcoin is currently caught within another bout of sideways trading as its price hovers within the upper-$11,000 region.
Grayscale kicks off national cryptocurrency ad campaign on CNBC, MSNBC, FOX
Grayscale Investments, a crypto investing and asset management company, has launched a nation-wide cryptocurrency ad campaign with TV commercials airing on CNBC, MSNBC, FOX, and FOX Business in the United States Barry Silbert, the company’s CEO, announced the campaign last week, while Micheal Sonnenshein, Grayscale’s managing director, shared the ad on Twitter earlier today.
Binance announces Yearn.finance listing; YFI price rockets to fresh highs
Yearn.finance has been seeing tremendous growth in recent times, with the total value locked (TVL) within the protocol reaching $150m while the YFI token price sees significant organic growth.
This American firm will custody Bitcoin donations for NGOs battling COVID
A Bitcoin nonprofit partnered with American custodian and security firm BitGo the past week to bring custody services to crypto donations, according to a release shared with CryptoSlate.
Chainlink (LINK) trading volume briefly surpassed Bitcoin on Coinbase
Chainlink was the most traded cryptocurrency on Coinbase Pro on August 9, according to data by on-chain firm Messari.
After consolidating for a number of days as Bitcoin pushed past $10,000 and $11,000 last week, the altcoin boom is back in full swing.
As Ethereum DeFi craze continues, Uniswap is processing over 100,000 transactions a day
In 2018 and 2019, decentralized exchanges (DEXs) on Ethereum were barely used.
Trump vs Biden, who’s better for Bitcoin and crypto?
Bitcoin’s regulatory scheme in the US will soon come into focus in the Presidential elections later this year.
A detailed guide to staking ADA on Cardano to earn rewards
Cardano has finally transitioned to Shelley, this allows a fully decentralized network that is running and secured by users staked funds.
Vitalik Buterin highlights the importance of EIP-1559 to Ethereum’s supply
There’s been much controversy over recent days over Ethereum’s supply.
A $20m decentralized Chainlink (LINK) short was just liquidated on Aave
Chainlink (LINK) has been on an unstoppable rally over the past few days.
Coinbase delays Ethereum Classic transactions after two 51% attacks
Coinbase will delay all Ethereum Classic (ETC) transactions after the network suffered two 51% attacks last week, with hackers stealing millions in ETC.
Band Protocol (BAND) – a decentralized oracle network – has recently become one of the hottest DeFi coins, with news of multiple integrations and a Coinbase Pro listing sending its price to fresh all-time highs earlier this week.
The DeFi sector has been seeing tremendous growth in recent weeks.
Zeus Capital asserts Chainlink will “dump” despite LINK rallying to $10
While Bitcoin and Ethereum have stagnated at local highs, Chainlink (LINK) has been pressing higher and higher over recent days.
“How many Ethereum in circulation?” asks the Bitcoin community
The great Ethereum supply debate is on—and it’s turning fierce.
Despite price stagnation under $400, Ethereum fundamentals are still strong
After a 60 percent rally in the span of two weeks, the price of Ethereum is cooling off.
Litecoin “active” wallets jump ahead of Bitcoin Cash and BSV
Litecoin — long called the digital silver to Bitcoin — is seeing a rise in activity ahead of its MimbleWimble implementation in September this year.
Bitcoin investments returned 61% to investors since 2017 plunge
Bitcoin investors stood to gain even after the 2017 burst that saw the asset plunge from over $20,000 to under $4,000 this year — if they continued to dollar cost average (DCA) their way in (and had iron hands).
Bitcoin trading laws impede stablecoin development, says Japan regulator
A newly-appointed financial regulator in Japan said this week that introducing laws and regulations for Bitcoin trading would impede technical innovation while supporting purely speculative gains, according to Reuters.
Navigating the complexities of DeFi custody
We sat down with Alex Batlin, founder and CEO of Trustology—an award-winning custodial wallet provider — to get his perspective on the decentralised finance (DeFi) sector, and why Trustology is in a prime position to facilitate institutional entry into the industry.