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DeFi platform hacks itself to safeguard users’ funds
The developers of Primitive, Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi) permissionless options protocol, “whitehacked” their own platform after a severe exploit was discovered today.
Logan Paul NFTs sell $3.5 million worth on first day of release
Logan Paul sells $3.5mn worth of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on the first day of release.
Crypto.com burns $10 billion worth of CRO ahead of mainnet launch
Crypto dot com, the Hong Kong-based payments and crypto exchange platform, will conduct one of the biggest token burns ever ahead of its mainnet launch.
XRP jumps ahead of Ripple-US SEC hearing today
Ripple Labs, the issuer of the payments token, faces scrutiny in US courts for its alleged role in misguiding investors and selling an unlicensed security.
Peter Brandt, veteran trader and author of “Diary of a Professional Commodity Trader,” pointed out that while Bitcoin’s (BTC) price could reach $200,000, history shows that it’s prone to massive corrections of 30% or more.
Elon Musk explains Bitcoin’s value proposition to gold bug Peter Schiff
The Tesla CEO has become a bit of a Bitcoin and crypto bull lately, explaining the asset to a long-time critic.
Developed by research company Gartner to represent the adoption of new media, hype cycles have been used since the 1990s to quantify and predict the performance of groundbreaking new technologies.
Nvidia bets big on Ethereum mining with new dedicated graphic chip
The chipmaker was overwhelmed by the massive use of its graphic chips by Ethereum and Bitcoin miners in 2017.
Elon Musk says only a “fool” wouldn’t look into Bitcoin
The Tesla CEO made the comment on Twitter today, weeks after his company purchased over $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin.
PancakeSwap flips Ethereum’s Uniswap to become the world’s biggest DEX by volume
The Binance Smart Chain project is giving top DEXes a run for their money with lower fees and an easy-to-use interface.
Traders are seemingly expecting Ethereum to continue to rack up gains against Bitcoin.
Binance Coin (BNB) erupts above $300 as the whole Smart Chain ecosystem soars
Tokens from the Binance Chain ecosystem are surging today, led by Binance Coin’s (BNB) own example—which broke above $300 today, according to CryptoSlate’s Binance Smart Chain sector data.
Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, UBS clients buying the first ETP offering exposure to Polkadot’s DOT
Data from the Bloomberg Terminal has revealed that some of the biggest Wall Street players have bought the world’s first exchange-traded product (ETP) for Polkadot.
Bill Gates explains why he associates Bitcoin with tax avoidance and illegal activity
Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said he doesn’t hold Bitcoin, nor is he short against it.
Cardano’s Daedalus wallet receives its most significant update yet
Version 3.3 of the Daedalus wallet brings support for the upcoming Cardano protocol update that delivers native token support to the blockchain.
Motley Fool to buy $5 million of Bitcoin—but it missed on a potential for $2.5 billion
The wildly popular investment and analysis magazine announced the move yesterday, years after calling Bitcoin a “terrible investment.” The Fool buys Bitcoin “We’re buying $5 million in Bitcoin on our own balance sheet.
Cosmos (ATOM) surges 30% in past week on ‘Stargate’ launch
Cosmos, the high-speed interoperability platform, launched its much-awaited upgrade today.
Developers can now host Cosmos (ATOM) chains on Polkadot (DOT)
A new update would allow developers building on Cosmos to migrate to a Polkadot parachain and introduce new features, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate.
First NFT auctions on Tezos (XTZ) take off: Plain colors selling for thousands of dollars
Prelude – tzcolors is a new NFT website and marketplace that has been launched on Tezos.
Bitcoin is “eating” Gold: GOLD/BTC ratio falls to an all-time low
The yellow metal has now fallen to its lowest-ever value against Bitcoin, the digital gold, in terms of the ratio.
The daily trading volume of Ethereum (ETH) futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has exceeded $75 million, crypto metrics platform Glassnode reported today.
Theta Network to release limited edition NFT to celebrate Mars Rover landing
Theta Network, the leading decentralized video delivery platform will celebrate the landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars on February 18 with the minting of special collectible and rare NASA-themed non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on its live streaming site Theta.tv, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate.
BlackRock Chief Investment Officer admits the firm “dabbles” in Bitcoin
Speaking on CNBC Squawkbox, BlackRock’s chief investment officer Rick Rieder admits the firm dabbles with Bitcoin.