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Matic, which Supports Secure, Instant Crypto Transactions, Verified by Ethereum, Announces Major Updates

Matic, a platform that aims to facilitate secure, scalable, and instant transactions that are verified by the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain network, has announced new project updates. The Matic developers claim that their project has been making steady progress after it was introduced via Binance Launchpad… Read More

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

Band Protocol Token Holders May Now Stake Digital Assets on DeFi Platform MANTRA DAO

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 announced its first Cosmos ecosystem partnership. MANTRA DAO has teamed up with Band Protocol, a cross-chain data oracle platform… Read More

IRISnet Confirms Involvement in China’s Blockchain Service Network, Project’s Tokens Supported on Binance, Crypto.com, Gate.io, Huobi

IRISnet, which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications, confirms that China’s public blockchain network BSN recently launched the new BSN Global Portal. IRISnet will be one of the partners that will contribute to the project. The IRISnet team is… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Huobi to Launch Decentralized Finance Mining Campaign

Huobi Global, a leading digital asset company, will be launching a decentralized finance (DeFi) mining campaign with Phase I, which will involve staking Huobi Token (HT) and the Huobi Pool Token (HPT). Huobi noted that users may stake tokens so that they can share mining… Read More

Binance Launches New “Smart” Blockchain to Run Alongside Existing Binance Chain Network to Meet Increased Demand from DeFi Apps

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has launched a “Smart Chain.” As explained by Binance, the new chain will run parallel or alongside its other blockchain network, Binance Chain. Binance Chain will be used to issue smart contracts and manage the staking mechanism for BNB… Read More

Offline Staking of Digital Assets to Be Offered on Qtum, a Major Blockchain Network that Recently Completed Hard Fork Upgrade

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The developers of Qtum (QTUM), a platform for developing decentralized applications that aims to leverage certain technical aspects related to the security of the Bitcoin (BTC) network while providing smart contract functionality (somewhat similar to Ethereum), claims that there are only a few pieces of… Read More

Digital Asset Firm BlockFi Closes on $50 Million Series C Funding Led by Morgan Creek

Fast-growing digital asset platform BlockFi has closed on a $50 million Series C funding round led by Morgan Creek Digital, according to a note from the firm. BlockFi reports that this most recent funding round comes after a 10-fold increase in revenue in the last… Read More

Top 50 Cryptocurrency Qtum Joins Flipside Data Cooperative, a Blockchain Transparency Initiative

Qtum (QTUM), an open-source public blockchain-enabled platform that leverages the security of UTXO while enabling several virtual machines including the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), has joined the Flipside Data Cooperative. As mentioned in a blog post by Qtum, the Flipside Data Cooperative is a transparency initiative… Read More

DeFi Service Provider, Kava Labs, Partners with Binance Coin (BNB) Investor Club, BNB48Club, which will Offer Technical Consulting Services

Kava Labs, a developer of the Kava platform, which is a blockchain solution offering decentralized finance (DeFi) services (including stablecoins, bonds, and lending), revealed on August 8, 2020 that it has teamed up with the BNB investor club (BNB48Club). As confirmed in the announcement: “BNB48… Read More

The Graph Launches Incentivized Testnet, Mission Control, After Securing $5M in Funding to Decentralize the Query Layer of DeFi and Web 3.0

The Graph announced on July 27, 2020, the launch of Mission Control, which is described as The Graph’s incentivized test network (testnet). The Graph serves as an indexing protocol for “organizing and efficiently accessing” data from blockchains and storage networks. The Graph supports indexing data… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Staking Support for Mobile, Web Apps to be Offered by Digital Asset Custody Provider Trustology

Trustology, a provider of custody solutions for crypto-assets, revealed on July 23, 2020, that it will be offering built-in Ethereum 2.0 (or ETH 2.0) staking support for mobile, web, or API integration to its user base – which includes both individual and institutional clients. Ethereum… Read More

NULS, a Microservices-based Blockchain for Enterprises, Completes Phase 1 of its Nerve Network, a Decentralized Digital Asset Service

NULS, a modular microservices-based blockchain network for enterprise software development, has introduced a formal strategy that aims to bridge into the decentralized financial (DeFi) sector of Ethereum (ETH). The new strategy aims to take advantage of the rising public interest in the DeFi space. NULs… Read More

Telos, the Second-Most Active Blockchain Behind EOS, Increases Staking Rewards, and Development Funding

Telos, one of the most active blockchain-based networks in terms of transactions processed per second (which isn’t always the best metric to gauge the performance of DLT platforms), announced on July 23, 2020, that it has increased its staking rewards and also allocated more funding… Read More

Switzerland’s Smart Valor, a Company Offering a Digital Asset Trading Platform, Adds Staking Support for Kyber Network KNC Tokens

Switzerland’s Smart Valor, a company that operates a European crypto-asset trading platform, has revealed that it plans to add support for Kyber Network Crystal (KNC) staking, which will give Kyber Network members the chance to stake their KNC tokens on KyberDAO. Kyber Network is an… Read More

Digital Asset Investors can Stake Qtum, a Top 50 Cryptocurrency, from Mobile, Hardware, Web Wallets, Offline Staking being Tested

Qtum (QTUM), a top 50 cryptocurrency platform with a market cap of more than $238 million at the time of writing (according to CoinGecko), recently published its Q2 2020 report. The team behind Qtum, which leverages Ethereum’s (ETH) smart contract functionality along with the security… Read More

64 Decentralized Applications Now Live on Blockchain Network Ontology, which Recently Became Google Cloud Partner

In June 2020, the Ontology (ONT) team celebrated two years since the launch of the Ontology mainnet, which aims to serve as a “high-performance” enterprise blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform. Last month, the blockchain developers also launched Ontology 2.0, which involved the integration… Read More

Ampleforth (AMPL), which Claims to be “the Best of Bitcoin and Stablecoins,” Records Over $1.8 Million in AMPL/ETH 24-Hour Trading Volume on Uniswap

It has now been a little over a week since Ampleforth (AMPL) introduced decentralized finance (DeFi) liquidity rewards via its new program, called AMPL Geyser. As noted in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, there’s currently (at time of writing) around $2.34 million in total… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Developer Bison Trails to Add Support for Eth2, a Major System-wide Upgrade to Ethereum (ETH)

Bison Trails, a blockchain “infrastructure-as-a-service” company, revealed on July 1, 2020 that it will be adding support for Eth2, a major upcoming system-wide upgrade for the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Ethereum Version 2.0 (or Eth2) will involve a gradual transition from its current Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus… Read More

Here’s Why Ethereum, Tezos, Stellar, Chainlink are Not Yet Legitimate Bitcoin (BTC) Investment Alternatives

Feyyaz Alingan, the Founder of Blue Alpine Research, a Switzerland-based research firm focused on digital assets, has pointed out several “alternatives” to Bitcoin (BTC). Alingan, an electrical engineering graduate from ETH Zürich, says that Ethereum (ETH) may be considered a Bitcoin alternative. He notes that Ethereum’s… Read More

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