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Kraken Announces Parachain Slot Auctions for Kusama, a Scalable Network of Specialized Blockchains

Digital asset firm Kraken notes that customers looking to support their “favorite” Kusama projects can now, “for the first time,” take part in Parachain Slot Auctions (or “Parachain Auctions”) directly via the Kraken platform. Kusama is described as a “scalable” network of specialized or purpose-built… Read More

Bitcoin, Crypto Selloff Mostly led by New Traders, as “Smart Money” Held Through, Ethereum Whales Soared in May: Report

Digital asset firm Kraken notes in its latest Kraken Intelligence report that May was a rather “unpleasant” month for crypto. The Kraken Intelligence team points out that with such a “severe” price correction, some may now be wondering whether “the party that began last September… Read More

US Fintech Current Partners with Polkadot based DeFi Platform Acala to Launch Hybrid Finance Solutions

Current, a leading US-based Fintech firm serving Americans who are working to “create a better future for themselves,” recently revealed that it had teamed up with Acala, a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform developed on the Polkadot blockchain network. The partnership, which is reportedly the first… Read More

Blockchain Developer ChainSafe Receives Development Grant to Perform Native Integration of Chainlink into Cosmos SDK

ChainSafe has reportedly received a development grant to natively integrate Chainlink (LINK) into the Cosmos software development kit (SDK). As previously reported, the Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to the development teams and researchers creating a “more functional, accessible, and socially impactful” Chainlink… Read More

CoolBitX Introduces Advanced Crypto Wallet with Expansive Digital Asset Staking Features

CoolBitX, the blockchain security firm and developers of CoolWallet, the very first bluetooth-powered hardware wallet, recently announced the release of CoolWallet Pro— which is described as an “all-in-one” crypto wallet that will provide “advanced” users increased coin support as well as “expansive” staking features. As… Read More

MakerDAO and Aave Integrated DeFi Protocol Centrifuge’s Token Sale to Launch on CoinList

Digital asset platform CoinList recently announced the Centrfuge Token Sale. CoinList‘s management noted (on May 6, 2021) that they’re pleased to  confirm that the registrations for the Centrifuge sale on CoinList is now open. As noted by the CoinList team, the sale has two options… Read More

Ethereum Continues to Outperform Bitcoin as Altcoins Begin Decoupling from BTC: Report

The team at digital assets firm Kraken asks whether the current Bitcoin (BTC) rally could go straight up “forever.” Kraken points out in a recent report that for the first time since October 2020, we have seen a “brief pause” in the form of this… Read More

Block.one, Developer of EOSIO Open-Source Software, Shares Economic Analysis for Stake-based Voting and Rewards Mechanism

Block.one, the developer of the EOSIO open-source software, has shared an economic analysis performed by Prysm Group for a proposed Stake-Based Voting and Rewards Mechanism, which specifies an alternative model for “inflation distribution” on the EOS public blockchain network. The proposal aims to serve as… Read More

CoinList Announces that Eligible Platform Users May Participate in Clover (CLV) Token Sale, Starting Apr 20, 2021

Digital asset platform CoinList has announced that beginning on April 20, 2021, eligible or qualified CoinList users will have the option to take part in the Clover (CLV) token sale (via CoinList). Clover, which is an alumni of CoinList Seed, aims to serve as a… Read More

Binance Labs Leads $6 Million Round for Moonbeam Network, a Smart Contract Platform and Polkadot Ecosystem Parachain

Binance Labs recently led a $6 million “strategic” round of the Moonbeam smart contract platform along with contributions from CoinFund and ParaFi. The funds acquired from the investment round will be used to hire development resources, “build additional integrations and developer tools, perform third-party security… Read More

Crypto Analysts Say We’re Far Away from Bitcoin and Wider Digital Assets Market Top: Report

The rollercoaster ride that is Bitcoin’s (BTC) and the wider crypto market’s latest rally has some wondering if we’re nearing a market top. However, Kraken analysts are not convinced that we’ve reached the top just yet. Kraken Intelligence, the US-based digital asset exchange’s team of… Read More

Blockchain Interoperability: IOST Partners Polkadot for Cross-Chain Tech Breakthrough, Testnet for Cross-Chain Bridge Completed

IOST has teamed up with Polkadot for a cross-chain interoperability “breakthrough” and successfully completed the testnet for its cross-chain bridge. With the rise of cross-chain (communicating between different blockchains) technology leader Polkadot in 2021, side-chain and cross-chain technologies are now a “must-have” for public or… Read More

Top Crypto and Blockchain Predictions for 2021 and Beyond – Part 1

Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency platforms such as Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Binance Coin (BNB), Chainlink (LINK), and Polkadot (DOT) are being increasingly adopted by a diverse group of users across the globe. Many more institutions and fairly large publicly listed companies… Read More

DeFi Tokens Take it Relatively Slow as Bitcoin Surges to $23,800, Prominent Investor Says Ethereum May Eventually Surpass BTC Market Cap: Report

Decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens took it “relatively slow” this past week when compared to Bitcoin (BTC) while crypto and blockchain industry developments strengthened Ethereum’s (ETH) support, according to a report from OKCoin. The digital asset exchange notes that DeFi tokens are still lagging behind BTC… Read More

Ethereum Co-Founder Gavin Wood’s Web 3.0 focused Polkadot Project Launches Initiative to Support Decentralization

Polkadot (DOT), a “decentralized” Web 3.0 compatible, blockchain interoperability initiative, has announced the launch of a new project to support greater decentralization. The Polkadot team has invited developers to join its Thousand Validators Program. The Web3 Foundation has established a Thousand Validators Program for Polkadot…. Read More

Ontology to Create Infrastructure for Patract Labs, a Solution Developer for Polkadot’s Parachain Contract Ecosystem

Ontology, the “high-performance,” open-source blockchain that’s focused on digital identity and data, will be working with the Polkadot Ecosystem Project, which is described as a “sharded” blockchain that connects multiple chains together in a single network. According to a release, the joint venture will see… Read More

Reef Finance Integrates with Blockchain Platform Kava to Offer “World-Class” DeFi Services

Reef Finance has reportedly integrated with Kava to provide “world-class” decentralized finance (DeFi) services to platform users. As noted in the announcement: “Kava [has] partnered with Reef Finance, the leading DeFi project in the Polkadot ecosystem. The cooperation will bring Kava’s collateralized loans, USDX stablecoins,… Read More

Ontology (ONT) to Accelerate Development of Decentralized ID Solutions by Building on Polkadot (DOT)

Blockchain platform Ontology (ONT) is building on Polkadot (DOT) so that it can accelerate the adoption of decentralized identity solutions. The Ontology team noted that they will be developing applications on Polkadot, which is a sharded blockchain that can seamlessly connect several different chains together… Read More

DeFi Platform MANTRA DAO Partners with Bondly, a Crypto-Enabled Digital Commerce Platform

MANTRA DAO (distributed autonomous organization), a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors, has teamed up with Bondly in order to bring cryptocurrency to the “new generation” digital economy. The MANTRA DAO team… 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

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