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Kyber Network, a Decentralized Ethereum Token Exchange Protocol, Reports Challenges Due to High ETH Gas Fees

The team at Kyber Network (KNC), which allows users to exchange Ethereum (ETH) and other ERC-20 compliant tokens in a decentralized manner, recently announced several updates to their protocol and platform. The Kyber Network team noted in a blog post: “What a crazy few weeks… Read More

Self-Custody Crypto Exchange Deversifi CEO Disagrees with Idea that you’ve Joined the “Dark Side” for Not Condemning DeFi Protocol SushiSwap

Will Harborne, CEO at Deversifi, a self-custody digital asset exchange for “serious” traders, has said that he disagrees “very strongly” with the idea that anyone who does not “condemn” SushiSwap has joined “the Dark Side.” SushiSwap is a recently launched decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol that’s… Read More

Ethereum Is a High Inflation Chain “Controlled by a Cartel that Won’t Upgrade Scalability of Protocol,” According to Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one

Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one, the company behind the development of EOS, one of the largest platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps) that’s funded by a record $4.1 billion+ token sale from 2018, points out that Ethereum (ETH) is too slow. Blumer notes that conducting… Read More

StakeHound Introduces the “Best of Both Worlds” by Issuing “Stake-backed” DeFi Tokens for Generating Liquidity and Yield

StakeHound, which issues crypto tokens that allow users to access decentralized finance (DeFi) while being able to earn staking rewards, claims that it has developed “stake-backed” tokens so that digital currency traders can enjoy “the best of both worlds: liquidity and yield.” StakeHound’s management noted… Read More

Quantum Resistant Ledger, a Post-Quantum Value Store and Decentralized Communication Layer, to have its Ethereum Web Wallet Audited

The team at Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL), which claims to be the “first-of-its-kind,” post-quantum value store and “decentralized” communication layer that’s proactively tackling the threat from quantum computers, reveals that x41 D-Sec has been contracted to audit project enQlave. As explained by the QRL team,… Read More

Regulators Could’ve Created a Compliant Path for Reg A+ and Reg CFs on Ethereum, but they Failed, Crypto focused Lawyer Claims

Gabriel J. Shapiro, a US attorney focused on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), venture, governance, Infosec, and digital assets, is arguing that it’s pretty much “pointless” to be a lawyer in the crypto and blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) space. He points out that professionals… Read More

New York based Blockchain Firm ConsenSys Acquires JP Morgan’s Quorum, a Permissioned Version of Ethereum

Brooklyn, New York based ConsenSys, a blockchain software company focused on Ethereum (ETH) development, has acquired JPMorgan’s (NYSE: JPM) Quorum, which aims to serve as an enterprise-variant or version of the Ethereum protocol. As mentioned in a release shared with CI, even before the first… Read More

OKEx Claims that Bitcoin (BTC) Dominated Cryptocurrency Market Rally is Being Driven by Ethereum 2.0, DeFi

Crypto exchange OKEx notes that the recent surge in the digital asset market, which is being led by Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, has been driven by the explosive growth of the decentralized finance or DeFI ecosystem. The OKEx team confirms that Ethereum (ETH) experienced… Read More

About 40% of Blockchain Users Say they’re Curious and Learning about Decentralized Finance or DeFi, 32% Say they’re Unfamiliar with it: Survey

Blockfolio, which provides blockchain and crypto industry updates with detailed pricing, market data, news, and direct updates from key players, reveals that 32% of people responding to a survey said they do not know anything about decentralized finance or DeFi. The Blockfolio online survey, which… Read More

Major Digital Asset and Blockchain Firm Huobi Launches its Own Decentralized Finance or DeFi Labs

Huobi Group, a major blockchain and digital assets service provider that operates cryptocurrency exchanges and related services, has revealed that it has launched Huobi DeFi Labs. According to a release, Huobi DeFi Labs will focus on research, investment, and incubation of decentralized finance projects. The… Read More

Amazon Stock Outperformed Bitcoin (BTC) so far in 2020, but Ethereum (ETH) is the Biggest Gainer, Binance Reveals

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance reveals that if you had invested $1,000 on Jan 1,  2020, in both Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock and Bitcoin (BTC), you would have earned significantly more from your Amazon holdings, when compared to the price appreciation of the leading digital currency. However,… Read More

DeFi Protocol Aave Surpasses $1 Billion Market Cap, Version 2.0 Released, Devs Might Collaborate with RealIT Platform

The Aave protocol, an open-source and non-custodial DeFi protocol to earn interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, now has a market cap of more than $1 billion (at the time of writing). In February 2020, the entire decentralized finance… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Price and Transaction Fees Keep Rising, as Blockchain Network Prepares for Major ETH 2.0 Upgrade

The number of transactions conducted on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain have increased by over 2x in 2020, when compared to last year. The world’s second-largest blockchain (behind only Bitcoin) is now handling around the same number of transactions as it did back in January 2018,… Read More

Leading DeFi Protocol Compound (COMP) Introduces its Own Permissionless, Upgradable Price Feed

Leading decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Compound (COMP) has introduced its own permissionless (public), upgradable price feed. A price oracle is a third-party, “decentralized” feed that offers the data needed to process blockchain-based smart contracts. There are currently many Open Finance or DeFi platforms that use… Read More

All-in-One, Interoperable DeFi Hub, Equilibrium, Partners Polkadot After Creating EOS based Lending Solution, and Stablecoin

Equilibrium, which describes itself as an all-in-one, interoperable decentralized finance (DeFi) Hub that lets users stake (cryptocurrencies) and earn, lend and raise liquidity “all in one place,” has partnered with Polkadot, a leading blockchain protocol that has been founded by Gavin Wood, an Ethereum (ETH)… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Others Take Part in $11 Million Series A Round for Uniswap, a Non-Custodial Ethereum Token Exchange

Ethereum based Uniswap, a leading non-custodial crypto token exchange, has reportedly secured $11 million through a Series A investment round. Uniswap’s latest funding round was led by giant VC firm Andreessen Horowitz. Union Square Ventures, Version One, Parafi Capital, Variant, SV Angel and A. Capital… Read More

Over $4 Billion Now Locked into Nascent DeFi or Decentralized Finance Market, with Open-Source Lending Protocol MakerDAO Leading the Way

The decentralized finance (DeFi) sector continues to experience significant growth, as the total value locked in its markets has surpassed $4 billion, according to DeFi Pulse data. DeFi markets leverage blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT), crypto-assets, and smart contracts (automated business logic), in order… Read More

DeFi will Succeed with Only a “Reallocation of Capital” from Top 30 Cryptos which are Mostly Dead Projects, Ethereum Advocate Argues

The decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem has a market cap that is roughly equivalent to merely 1.5% of the market capitalization of the much-larger cryptocurrency market, according to data from Messari. Messari, a digital asset market analytics company, reveals that the market capitalization of all DeFi… Read More

Chainalysis Introduces New Website, Market Intel, which gives Digital Asset Managers and Regulators Access to Meaningful Insight about Crypto Activity

Leading blockchain analysis firm, Chainalysis, which recently secured $49 million in capital through a Series B round, announced on July 27, 2020, that it has launched Market Intel, its newly designed website for asset managers and regulatory agencies. The new site may be used to… Read More

Digital Asset Investment App Provider Abra Launches Interest Accounts Offering Up to 9% Interest per Annum on Deposits

Abra, the provider of a digital asset investing app, revealed on July 28, 2020, that it has launched new Abra Interest Accounts that offer investors an opportunity to earn as much as 9% interest p.a. on their crypto deposits and certain USD backed stablecoins. As… Read More

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