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Chainalysis Reveals how KuCoin Hackers Used DeFi Platforms Uniswap, KyberSwap to Move $275+ Million in Stolen Cryptocurrency

Chainalysis, a leading blockchain analysis and security firm, has provided an update regarding the recent KuCoin exchange hack, which led to around $280 million in digital assets being stolen (according to estimates confirmed by many industry participants). Chainalysis noted that on September 25, 2020, hackers… Read More

DeFi Protocol MANTRA DAO Announces Launch of Its Digital Assets Staking Platform

The developers at MANTRA DAO, a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors, have confirmed that they’ve officially launched their staking platform. The MANTRA DAO team noted that they’re pleased to announce that… Read More

OKCoin Claims it’s First Licensed Crypto Exchange to Support Compound’s cUSDC and cUSDT Tokens

Crypto exchange OKCoin confirms that they recently listed Uniswap’s UNI governance token and are now planning to list cUSDC and cUSDT tokens from Compound, which is another major algorithmic money market developed on Ethereum (ETH). As explained by the OKCoin team, UNI is the governance… Read More

Ocean Protocol Founder Explains that Ocean Market, a Data Marketplace, Supports Automatic Determination of Price Using Balancer powered AMM

Trent McConaghy, Founder at Ocean Protocol, which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data, explains that the Ocean Protocol aims to “equalize the opportunity to access and monetize data.” According to McConaghy, data marketplaces… Read More

Here’s What Digital Asset Exchange Coinbase Checks Before Listing New Ethereum or ERC-20 Compliant Tokens

The (Ethereum) ERC-20 token standard has become the most widely-used way to issue digital assets and assign cryptocurrency or blockchain protocol voting rights on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain, the world’s largest platform for building decentralized applications (dApps). Crypto exchange Coinbase notes that when assessing an… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange OKEx Introduces Daily Options Trading for Cryptocurrencies, Adds Support for Synthetix (SNX), a DeFi Protocol

Crypto-asset exchange OKEx, which offers spot and derivatives trading with digital currencies, recently added three more expiration dates to its options trading. They include options trades that may be settled daily, after every two-day period, and monthly. OKEx had already been offering weekly, bi-weekly, quarterly… Read More

Blockchain Monitoring Platform PARSIQ Partners Dash NEXT, an Asian Division Supporting Dash, a Leading Digital Asset Platform

PARSIQ, a blockchain monitoring and workflow automation platform that provides tools for analyzing, detecting, and preventing cryptocurrency-related fraud, and Dash NEXT, the Asia-based business development division supporting Dash (a digital asset platform), are extending their existing partnership. PARISQ and Dash NEXT aim to enable real-time… Read More

Facebook’s Libra Serves as Signal that Fintech Firms like Visa, Paypal, Booking.com Were Eager to Explore Stablecoins, Blockchain Advisor Argues

Stablecoins are digital assets pegged 1-to-1 (in most cases) to major world currencies like the  US dollar or British pound (GBP), or even gold.  In most cases, stablecoin tokens are based on blockchain or some type of distributed ledger technology (DLT). The largest amount or… Read More

Non-Custodial Exchange Uniswap Recorded $1.9 Million in 24-Hr Stablecoin DAI / Ethereum (ETH) Trading Volume, Coinbase Pro Only $0.2 Million

  Hayden Adams, the inventor of Uniswap, a widely-used non-custodial digital asset exchange, claims that decentralized trading platforms are “already beating centralized ones for a ton of ETH/ERC-20 pairs.” Adams acknowledges that trades involving fiat and cross-chain cryptocurrency pairs are still mostly being done on… Read More

Uniswap, an Ethereum-based Non-Custodial Cryptocurrency Exchange, Launches Second Version of Protocol

Uniswap, a widely-used non-custodial digital asset exchange, has revealed that the second version of the decentralized protocol has now been launched. The developers of Uniswap had noted in March 2020 that they would be releasing the second iteration of the decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol. Uniswap’s… Read More

Reddit Introduces Two Ethereum Tokens as Rewards for its Cryptocurrency and Fortnite Subreddits

Reddit, the popular social news aggregation and discussion website, is currently testing two Ethereum-powered tokens for platform users. The blockchain-based tokens may be earned as rewards for posting content to Reddit’s online forums. The two tokens, $BRICKS and $MOONS, will be awarded to user accounts… Read More

Ethereum-based tBTC, which is Pegged to Bitcoin (BTC), Is Preparing for Public Launch with Help from MakerDAO, Others

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tBTC, an Ethereum (ETH)-based token that’s pegged to Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, is preparing for its public launch. During the course of the next two weeks, the tBTC project is planning to introduce its technical infrastructure with the help of more than 40 digital… Read More

Uniswap, a Widely-Used Non-Custodial Crypto Exchange, to Add New Ethereum Token Pairs with Upcoming Software Update

Uniswap, a widely-used non-custodial digital asset exchange, has revealed that the decentralized protocol’s second iteration will launch during Q2 2020. It will add new features such as support for additional ERC-20 compliant pairs, more peer to peer price oracles, flash swaps and a new protocol… Read More

Enterprise-grade DLT Platform Insolar Launches Mainnet, Introduces Native Insolar Coin (XNS)

Enterprise-grade distributed ledger tech (DLT) platform Insolar is launching its own main network (mainnet), while introducing its native Insolar Coin (XNS), in order to replace its previously used Ethereum-based digital token INS. Following the successful trial period of its testnet last year, Insolar has introduced… Read More

Blockchain Secuirty Firm CipherTrace Launches Comprehensive Virtual Asset Tracing Capability

CipherTrace, the leading provider of cryptocurrency intelligence and blockchain security, announced on October 15 the launch of a comprehensive virtual asset tracing capability.  According to a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider, CipherTrace customers can trace Bitcoin (BTC) transactions and over 700 digital tokens following… Read More

Viewbase Analyzing Cryptocurrency Exchange Wallet Balances to Cross-Check Volume Reports

“Cryptocurrency market insights and community platform” Viewbase is analyzing wallet balances held by cryptocurrency exchanges to evaluate the accuracy of trading-volume figures reported by them. Viewbase claims to have found, “a huge disparity between the Ether balances and the reported trading volumes by exchanges.” “Reported versus… Read More

BitGo Announces Support For BCAP ERC-20 Token From Blockchain Capital

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Tuesday it is now supporting the BCAP ERC-20 token from Blockchain Capital. BitGo reported that in addition to multi-signature wallet security, its clients may custody their BCAP assets with BitGo Trust Company, which is a qualified custodian that provides… Read More

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