Juan Pellicer · 1 hour ago · 3 min read
This crypto duo says project research is the real alpha, while the DeFi narrative remains fundamentally strong
Even though the blockchain and cryptocurrency market harbors on building a technological infrastructure on the pillars on decentralization and permissionless finance, much of its use case today is based on trading and exchange activity.
Expanding Bitcoin’s DeFi: RSK & RIF integrate DAI
The RSK Infrastructure Framework (RIF) development team has now successfully used the RSK-Ethereum token interoperability bridge to expand DeFi capability on the RSK network.
Ryan Selkis and Synthetix founder Kain Warwick face-off to debate DeFi’s future at BlockDown 3.0
BlockDown 3 is set to host a colossal clash on DeFi as crypto visionaries make bull and bear cases for the decentralized finance movement which is sweeping the industry, the event will take place October 22-23.
How the next DeFi powerhouse Polkadot is changing the face of ‘IPOs’
Polkadot, the interoperability and Web3 interface blockchain platform, is bringing a new type of token issuance via an “Initial Parachain Offering” (IPO), it said in a release shared with CryptoSlate.
Introduction to Breezecoin: the blockchain project looking to combine real estate assets with crypto
The tokenization of art, game, and other assets starting to gain popularity in the cryptocurrency market, but real estate tokenization is not far behind.
It goes without saying that the past few weeks haven’t been too hot for Ethereum and the decentralized finance (DeFi) space.
FCA bans the sale of crypto-derivatives to retail customers in the U.K.
The United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a new set of rules banning the sale of crypto derivatives to retail consumers in the country.
DIA Co-Founder Paul Claudius on providing transparent data oracles for the DeFI economy
CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Paul Claudius, the Chief Operating Officer of DIA.
Bank of Canada raises concerns and risks around digital currencies
Bank of Canada analysts raised concerns over the use of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) as countries around the world weight the use of digital tokens instead of paper-based money.
Cardano update: IOHK fired up for DeFi, mobile clients for Daedalus, and CBDCs
With multiple teams both inside and outside of IOHK currently working on Daedalus and Goguen, the first week of October has been largely uneventful for Cardano.
US SEC charges and arrests John McAfee after $23 million in illegal Bitcoin, ICO gains
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a suit against cybersecurity entrepreneur John McAfee for his alleged role in manipulating cryptocurrency prices using his social media influence.
For many, yield farming has been a profitable activity: there have been stories of users turning small accounts into a large amount of capital, simply by swapping from projects like Yam Finance and SushiSwap.
Yearn.finance’s (YFI) loudest bull, Blue Kirby, distances himself from the Ethereum protocol
Like Bitcoin, Yearn.finance (YFI) doesn’t have a centralized figurehead.
This Tezos DEX is bringing DeFi to XTZ holders
A new decentralized exchange (DEX) built on blockchain protocol Tezos promises lower fees and ultra-fast transactions for all upcoming tokens built on the blockchain.
Victims of the infamous Mt Gox hack in 2014 are set to receive a record 150,000 Bitcoin reimbursement in the coming months.
SushiSwap (SUSHI) dives 18%, loses $1 support as DeFi sell-off continues
Despite relative resilience in the price of Bitcoin after the news of the United States CFTC charging BitMEX, leading Ethereum-based decentralized finance coins are being crushed as of this article’s writing.
Yearn.finance faces capitulatory decline as investors remove the “Cronje premium”
The price of Yearn.finance’s governance token – YFI – has been plummeting as of late, with the sell-side pressure overwhelming the cryptocurrency’s bulls as it shatters multiple key support levels that were previously boosting its outlook.
U.K. politician doubles down on Bitcoin despite anti-crypto stance of BOE governor
Despite Bitcoin trading far below its previous all-time high of $20,000, there are more prominent investors, celebrities, and politicians adopting the cryptocurrency than ever before.
BitMEX Bitcoin futures have “completely unwound” as platform exodus continues
Recent news regarding the United States Commodities and Futures Trading Commission’s crusade against the three co-founders of BitMEX has had grave implications for Bitcoin and the crypto market.
The return of Ethereum food coins? Multiple DeFi tokens surge hundreds of percent
Early in September, every Ethereum developer was launching tokens branded with a type of food.
Crypto infrastructure “far from” scale needed to support $1t Bitcoin or Ethereum
Bitcoin, Ethereum, and altcoins have seen rapid growth this year.
An Ethereum scaling solution is near—a DeFi founder thinks it will “melt faces”
While Ethereum has become much less congested than it was just weeks ago, transaction fees are still far from cheap.
Following the CFTC’s charge against BitMEX and its operators, the United States Department of Justice filed their own charges against the exchange’s four founders and executives for violating the Bank Secrecy Act.
The crypto market has taken a beating throughout the past few days and weeks, with sellers taking full control over altcoins as Bitcoin oscillates within a relatively wide trading range between $10,200 and $11,200.