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Over $117M in Loans via DeFi Platforms Compound, Maker Liquidated on Feb 22, Marking Largest Liquidations in Market History: Report

Crypto exchange OKCoin confirms in a new report that Ethereum (ETH) scaling has recently seen a boost, while the total value locked in decentralized finance (DeFi) has plummeted. DeFi pulse data shows that there’s currently just under $35 billion worth of value locked in DeFi… Read More

Tim Frost: CEO at YIELD App Reveals how Algorithmic Stablecoins Provide Censorship-Resistant Financial Services, Comments on other Fintech Developments

Tim Frost, CEO at YIELD App, which is a comprehensive Fintech app offering a wide range of DeFi services and new investment strategies, has shared his views and insights regarding the recent trading frenzy that was initiated by a group of armchair investors via Reddit… Read More

New York City Bars Could Make History by Selling for Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) as Digital Asset Prices Keep Rising

A restaurant owner based in New York City has been trying to sell his two bars for Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency. Patrick Hughes had put his side-by-side bars in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, Scruffy Duffy’s and Hellcat Annie’s, up for sale last month. Hughes… Read More

Audited by CertiK, ZKSwap Introduces Zero Gas Layer 2, Decentralized Exchange to Enhance User Experience on Blockchain Networks

ZKSwap has introduced a “zero-gas” layer 2 decentralized (or non-custodial) exchange (DEX) to enhance the overall user experience.  Fully audited and reportedly backed by a $1.7 million investment, ZKSwap aims to provide a solution to Ethereum’s (ETH) network congestion. ZKSwap recently announced the Ethereum blockchain… Read More

Decentralized Finance Boom Is Beginning of Massive Web 3.0 Innovation to Take Place in Coming Years, According to The Graph

The developers of The Graph, which serves as an indexing protocol for “organizing and efficiently accessing” data from blockchains and storage networks, claim that the decentralized finance (DeFi) boom is just the beginning of the massive Web 3.0 innovation that’s about to take place in… Read More

Instant Digital Asset Exchange Service Kyber Network Reports All-Time High $858M Trading Volume for January 2021

The developers of the Kyber Network (KNC), which provides a tool that allows traders to exchange tokens instantly without having to use exchanges, have published their Ecosystem Report for January 2021. As confirmed in the update, Kyber 3.0, the “most ambitious and important change” to… Read More

Quantum Computers May Steal Bitcoin by Deriving Private Keys once Advanced Enough in 5-30 Years, Experts Claim

John Smith, who has been regularly keeping up with computer science, quantum computing, and cryptocurrency-related developments, claims that the “future of crypto” is quantum-resistant, meaning we must build systems that can protect themselves against the potential attack from quantum computers (QCs) when they become powerful… Read More

Digital Asset Savings Platform ICONFi Introduces Mobile App for Bitcoin, Ethereum, USDT, ICX Trading

Crypto-asset savings platform ICONFi has introduced its mobile app on Android and iOS. As confirmed in a release shared with CI, available globally, ICONFi aims to offer simple, flexible, and fixed earning products that allow investors to grow and diversify their digital asset holdings. The… Read More

Flash Loans Worth $2B Processed via Leading DeFi Platform Aave (AAVE) in 2020, Potential for More Growth but Major Risks Involved

Aave (AAVE), an open-source and non-custodial protocol to earn interest on deposits and borrow assets, handled $2 billion in flash loans in 2020. Aave is basically a borrowing and lending platform that supports flash loans, which are “rapidly executed loans borrowed that are paid back… Read More

DeFi Platform Yearn.Finance’s DAI Vault Suffers Major Exploit, Hack Leads to $11 Million in Value Drained from Platforms

On Thursday (February 4, 2021), an unknown entity reportedly stole $2.8 million from a shared digital or online vault via the investment platform Yearn.Finance. The hacker(s) exploited the vault using Aave, a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that lets investors make flash loans. These DeFi solutions… Read More

Central Bank Officials are Not Confident in Bitcoin or Other Digital Currencies’ Ability to Serve as Legitimate Financial Instruments

Existing virtual currencies are unlikely to last, according to Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey. Decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) or Bitcoin Cash (BCH) don’t have the appropriate structure to work as a viable long-term payments method, according to Bank of England (BoE) governor Andrew… Read More

Ajit Tripathi from Aave, a Leading DeFi Platform, Comments on Differences Between Technical and Economic Decentralization

Lex Sokolin, CMO at blockchain firm ConsenSys and Co-Head of Fintech and DeFi at ConsenSys Codefi, recently engaged in a conversation with Ajit ‘Half Boomer’ Tripathi, the Head of Institutional Business at Aave (AAVE), a leading decentralized finance (DeFi) platform. 2/ We covered a lot of… Read More

All-time Record 22M+ Unique BTC Addresses Active on Bitcoin Network in Jan 2021, while Ethereum on Exchanges Hits Historic Low: Report

  Ethereum (ETH) held on digital asset exchanges recently hit a historic low. $ETH held on exchanges just hit an historic low. Over the past 30 days, 3.75M ETH worth $4.97 billion left exchanges, possibly for staking, DEXs or cold storage. pic.twitter.com/orkIrcgzRG — Bloqport (@Bloqport)… Read More

Sequoia Holdings Employees Will Now have Option to Receive Part of their Salary in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, or Ethereum

Sequoia Holdings, an employee-managed and owned provider of high-end software development and engineering tools, says it will allow its workers to receive part of their salary in Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency. Under the program, employees at Sequoia may choose to defer a certain percentage… Read More

BitPay Says Fintechs Square and PayPal will Drive Bitcoin and other Cryptos to Become Globally Accepted Payment Method

The team at BitPay, a blockchain payment technology firm that allows users to accept and send Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, notes that even though 2020 was a “rollercoaster of a year for the world,” digital currency remains at the “forefront” of the future of finance…. Read More

Over $400 Million Now Staked as Part of Ethereum 2.0 Staking Service Offered by Digital Assets Exchange Kraken

Digital asset exchange Kraken has issued an update on cryptocurrency staking options for Ethereum 2.0, a major (and very gradual) system-wide update of the Ethereum blockchain from its current proof-of-work (PoW) based consensus algorithm to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism. In December 2020, Kraken introduced… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Other Digital Assets May Experience Price Correction due to Spike in US Dollar, Stablecoin Borrowing Rates: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that 2020 was “arguably crypto’s best year yet.” Blockchain.com writes in a blog post that Bitcoin (BTC) investors have had an “extraordinary” holiday season, and the new year is… Read More

Two New York City Bars Might Make History by Selling for Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) as Crypto Prices Surge

Two New York City bars could potentially make history by selling for Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency that’s currently trading at almost $41,000, up from only $3,800 back in March 2020 (which was when the digital asset crashed briefly along with the broader financial markets… Read More

Telos, One of the Most Active Blockchain or DLT Networks, Introduces its Uniswap Liquidity Implementation Plan

Telos, which is one of the most active public blockchain networks according to Blocktivity data,  with over 500,000 accounts, has introduced an innovative plan in order to bring liquidity and added value to the TLOS DLT ecosystem: The Telos Uniswap Liquidity Implementation Plan (TULIP). According… Read More

Bitcoin Analyst Tom Lee from Fundstrat Predicts BTC Price May Quadruple from Current Levels, As Ethereum Surges Past $1K

Bitcoin could potentially quadruple this year as the digital asset is currently experiencing a massive rally that’s somewhat comparable to the historic crypto bull market of late 2017, according to Fundstrat Global Advisors’ Thomas Lee. Bitcoin’s (BTC) near 300% price increase in 2020 might be… Read More

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