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Cardano’s Ouroboros paper is the 2nd most cited academic paper about cryptocurrencies and blockchain
“Ouroboros: A Provably Secure Proof-of-Stake Blockchain Protocol” has made it to the topmost cited security papers list.
Ethereum data: Top crypto investor Polychain has accumulated 330 Yearn.finance (YFI)
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2020 at 02:17 pmYearn.finance (YFI) has faced an extreme decline in recent weeks as the once-leading DeFi project has faced a series of shortcomings.
Once popular SAFE/COVER token on Ethereum plunges 62% after community outrage
The COVER token, originally called SAFE, relaunched after an initial dispute among within founding team.
Decentralized finance (DeFi) has seen parabolic growth since the start of 2020, with the total value locked in these contracts, largely based on Ethereum, rising from $1 billion to $12 billion now.
Data firm: OKEx saw $113m in Bitcoin outflows just before suspending withdraws
The crypto industry was struck with another unexpected development last night that sent shockwaves throughout the market and caused Bitcoin’s price to reel lower.
Prominent Silicon Valley investor Naval doesn’t think Bitcoin goes to $3k again
Legendary venture capitalist investor Naval Ravikant recently took to The Tim Ferris Show, an extremely popular podcast about business and self-betterment.
1,000,000 Ethereum would have been burned in the past year if EIP-1559 was live
Ethereum users have faced extreme transaction fees over recent weeks and months. At one point, there were users paying $10-20 just to send ETH and ERC-20 tokens from address to address as the cost of gas spiked to 1,000 Gwei and beyond temporarily.
Isle of Man authorities publish guidance on Bitcoin and crypto businesses
The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (IOMFSA) has published guidance setting out its position regarding the applicability of financial regulatory requirements to cryptocurrencies and tokens issued using blockchain technology, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate.
This post was last updated on October 18th, 2020 at 12:53 pmTether (USDT), the world’s largest stablecoin by market cap, could reach a valuation higher than Ethereum in 2021, the latest issue of Bloomberg’s Crypto Market Outlook suggested in a report earlier this month.
UNI jumps 15% after OKEx suspends withdrawals due to police investigation
Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has suspended withdrawals from its platform indefinitely, as one of its multisig key holders has been held in police custody.
This $6b crypto fund quietly accumulated 2% of all Ethereum in circulation
Ethereum has been one of the best-performing crypto-assets of the year, lifting off after a brutal bear market throughout 2018 and 2019 that brought it down by over 90 percent from its all-time high.
Filecoin (FIL) price soars following mainnet launch; reaches $900m market cap
Filecoin’s mainnet launch has long been highly anticipated, with a plethora of retail and venture capital pouring into the cryptocurrency’s 2017 initial coin offering, which raised over $205 million.
Charles Hoskinson and Dovey Wan join star-studded line-up for BlockDown 3.0 Spooktacular
This post was last updated on December 20th, 2020 at 03:08 pmBlockDown 3 is gearing up for yet another stunning event with the virtual conference series announcing a host of big-name speakers that will join guests at the Halloween special event.
This post was last updated on October 18th, 2020 at 12:53 pmThose that were around in 2017 and 2018 likely remember the name Filecoin.
IntoTheBlock launches DeFi Insights tool for crypto traders and investors
The rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) has been buoyed on trends like non-custodian lending, automated market making, and yield farming, which together, have opened newer possibilities for users to spend and use their cryptocurrency holdings, while even earning attractive interest rates.
These 3 long-term indicators show Ethereum has “never been healthier”
The Ethereum network has been placed under immense strain in recent months, with the ongoing DeFi trend driving massive demand to the network as traders begin utilizing decentralized exchanges and providing liquidity to various protocols.
A first look at the projects competing for Cardano’s Fund2
The second-ever Cardano fund is in full effect, with three of the dozens of projects now competing for a part of the 2 million ADA fund presented on the Cardano Effect podcast.
There are many segments of the crypto industry that do not respect the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem of Ethereum.
Yearn.finance founder launched a new Ethereum experiment, gained $6m in hours
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2020 at 02:17 pmOne of the most prominent innovators in DeFi, Yearn.finance (YFI) founder Andre Cronje shocked the crypto industry once again on Tuesday when he rolled out his latest experiment.
Kraken’s Dan Held shares Bitcoin’s money thesis, DeFi risk profiles, and what got him into crypto
In a recent interview with community-driven crypto edutainment channel Cryptonites, Bitcoin veteran Dan Held shared his thoughts on the current trends and topics of discussion in the crypto market, such as the rise of DeFi, the allure towards Bitcoin, and how blockchain impacts society like never before.
eToro: Crypto is still “retail dominated,” Zcash has the highest “sentiment” score, and how FTX gained from Blockfolio acquisition
A new report jointly-published by eToro and The TIE explored the cryptocurrency landscape for Q3 2020, finding out long-term sentiment metrics for popular cryptocurrencies and how mergers and acquisitions proved to be the best indicator for future price rises.
Blockchain at the center of Korean island’s $5 billion development plan
Won Hee-ryong, the governor of Korea’s Jeju island, has announced a $5 billion government investment plan focused on developing blockchain and IoT technologies.
At least thus far, the ongoing crypto-asset bull run has been almost solely focused on decentralized finance (DeFi).
$2t asset manager Fidelity just released its latest Bitcoin report
Along with offering a branch providing Bitcoin custody and trade execution for its clients that own trillions of dollars, Fidelity Investments has involved itself in the crypto-asset space by providing the industry with regular reports and surveys.