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One of the biggest focuses of this past year in DeFi has been the rapid rise of Wrapped Bitcoin, tBTC, and other projects that allow investors to deposit their BTC in exchange for an Ethereum-based token representing a claim on that Bitcoin.
The popularity of decentralized exchanges (DEXs) has grown multifold in 2020, marked by the public interest in the broader DeFi sector and the demand for non-custodial crypto solutions.
According to the data from Skew, Binance Futures now has the most liquid Bitcoin perpetual swap contract.
Earlier this month, Yearn.finance (YFI) founder Andre Cronje began testing one of his latest projects.
After seeing its native token lose 65 percent of its value during the weekend following a massive exploit, Harvest Finance seems to have entered into a consolidation period.
Don’t be fooled by total value locked (TVL): DeFi is on life support.
US-based Fidelity Investments, a trillion-dollar fund manager with a deep interest in the cryptocurrency market, is targeting rich Asian investors by way of a new partnership with a fund in Singapore, financial publication Bloomberg reported Thursday.
London-based Coinfirm will now utilize Chainlink’s market-leading oracle service to provide anti-money laundering (AML) tools for DeFi projects, it said in a release Wednesday.
Even after the five percent drop that took place on Wednesday morning, Bitcoin remains far above the lows of September and early October.
Ever since smart contracts and blockchains gained prominence in the past few years, the concept of building scalable public ledgers that automatically handle and act on multitudes of data sources has caught on.
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse is not convinced with crypto exchange Coinbase’s decision to take an apolitical stance within the workspace, he said in a recent interview with CNBC.
The Bitcoin NVT Ratio is at an all-time high, which indicates that the blockchain network activity is supplementing the price.
Ajay Banga, CEO of global payments and card technology firm Mastercard, is not sold on the Bitcoin promise of banking the unbanked individuals, he said in an interview with Fortune yesterday.
Shortly after Yearn.finance’s YFI coin launched in July, changing the Ethereum DeFi world forever, the pseudonymous Crypto Twitter personality “Blue Kirby” began to popularize the “1 YFI = 1 BTC” meme.
Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols have attracted billions of dollars worth of crypto capital this year alone, with investors oft-punting on projects that promise sky-high yields and other avenues that promise returns.
Ethereum has been severely underperforming Bitcoin throughout the past few days and weeks, with the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization currently trading far below its yearly highs.
Last week’s BlockDown 3 virtual event saw Chainlink founder Sergey Nazarov discuss the rise (and fall) of decentralized finance applications, the Chainlink protocol, and the use of smart contracts in a virtual fireside chat.
JPMorgan, the US bank whose CEO Jamie Dimon once called Bitcoin a scam and held a bearish stance for the cryptocurrency market, today announced the launch of its stablecoin and blockchain protocol after years in the development.
Bitcoin is spiking higher once again as buyers continue to rush in.
Darknet marketplaces and their operators have been the focus of authorities since the last decade.
Primitive Ventures partner Dovey Wan discussed the big three narratives in the crypto space — Bitcoin, Ethereum and DeFi, and state-backed stablecoins like the digital Yuan — in a virtual fireside chat at last week’s BlockDown 3.
Despite the stagnation in the altcoin market, evidenced by Bitcoin outperforming Ethereum in its latest leg higher, investors are still throwing millions at new investments.
Analysts have argued that much of Bitcoin’s recent upward price action is a byproduct of institutional players entering the fray.