Blockchain

Cardano (ADA) infrastructure is ‘green and go’ ahead of smart

Cardano’s (ADA) creator Charles Hoskinson announced that the platform is ready for the last stage preceding the final launch of the full smart contract compatibility on the mainnet. As the network steadily and without delay approaches the major upgrade completion, Hoskinson continues with regular updates, keeping the Cardano community in the loop about the Alonzo […]Read More

Market

Crypto working groups make push for adoption

Although the cryptocurrency sector may still be considered the “Wild West” by some governments and regulators, continued adoption and emerging use cases show that digital currencies are here to stay. Some even argue that blockchain-based networks and decentralized finance, or DeFi, platforms may soon replace traditional financial systems. Yet despite ongoing progress, the crypto industry […]Read More

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Corporate brands target NFTs and adoption continues to skyrocket

The nonfungible token (NFT) space is arguably one of the most popular aspects of crypto and blockchain technology. Indeed, NFTs are often the topic of conversation, garnering significant interest both from inside and outside the industry. Such is the growing appeal of NFTs outside the crypto space that major brands like Visa and Budweiser are […]Read More

Blockchain

The Ethereum (ETH) rival’s claim to fame

Almost a year and a half after its launch in March 2020, Solana’s SOL token made its way into the top ten cryptocurrencies following a price surge of over 72% and hitting an all-time high of $81.81 in the past week. With the project’s market cap currently standing at $21.1 billion, futurists say that Solana […]Read More

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Claimants mount up in arbitration for decentralization

When does decentralization stop being an experiment in technological democracy and start being a way to avoid accountability? That’s the question at the heart of a potential $100 million arbitration lawsuit against cryptocurrency exchange Binance, where close to 1,000 traders seek damages for losses suffered during the site’s outage on May 19.  Binance experienced technical […]Read More

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U.S. Congress submits 18 crypto bills in 2021, Visa buys

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Congress has put forward 18 bills on digital assets in […]Read More

Blockchain

Cardano (ADA) to launch Ethereum ERC-20 convertor on testnet shortly

The highly anticipated Cardano ERC-20 convertor will soon launch on testnet. Francisco Landino, Project Manager at Input Output Global (IOG), made the announcement during the latest episode of Cardano 360. Most view the ERC-20 convertor as an essential component in outdoing Ethereum. The thinking behind the concept was always to offer application developers on Ethereum […]Read More

Market

Tushar Aggarwal on double dipping in DeFi – Cointelegraph Magazine

Proof-of-stake protocols were designed to encourage users to lock up their coins, but synthetic assets are circumventing that design to allow double-dipping in DeFi.  One of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Asia, Tushar Aggarwal wears many hats: He started the crypto podcast Decrypt Asia, works as a venture scout with LuneX Ventures, and runs Persistence, […]Read More

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Ready Player Cats DAO, surging NFT interest, court rules crypto

This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   After enforcing global KYC requirements for all users, Binance’s dominance in CeFi has slipped from about two-thirds to just over one half, according […]Read More