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Waves Developer Advocate Vladimir Zhuravlev Explains why You Should Build DeFi Apps on Waves

  Vladimir Zhuravlev recently commented on why we should consider using the Waves protocol for building decentralized finance or DeFi apps. Zhuravlev, who’s a Waves developer advocate, has discussed in a blog post what the advantages might be of using the Waves protocol for creating… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 being Supported by Kraken, Gitcoin Open-Source Grants, Coinbase Also Supporting ETH 2.0 with Staking Service

Digital asset exchange Kraken recently committed funding to support the Ethereum 2.0 transition process with the New Gitcoin Giving initiative. Kraken says it will match “up to $50,000” in donations to open-source Ethereum infrastructure initiatives as part of Gitcoin’s donation drive (which began on March… Read More

Decentralized Layer-2 Derivatives Exchange Protocol Developer Injective to work with Professional DLT Network Validators

Injective Labs, which supports the Injective Protocol, a “fully decentralized” layer-2 derivatives exchange protocol powering cross-chain trading and decentralized finance (DeFi), has revealed that leading (blockchain network transaction) validators globally will be joining Injective’s Equinox Staking testnet as its genesis (first set of blocks) validators…. 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

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

Binance Shares More Ways to Earn Returns on Digital Assets like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Binance Coin, Tether (USDT)

Leading crypto exchange Binance has shared many ways people can potentially make money with digital currencies. It’s possible to earn Bitcoin (BTC) and other virtual currencies with Binance Earn. Binance says that traders and investors should “stop holding idle assets” and recommends putting their “crypto… Read More

Amadeo Pellicce from Blockchain.com Explains how Stacks 2.0 Is Integrated with Bitcoin (BTC) Network’s Security, Capital

Amadeo Pellicce, Product Manager at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that since the early days at Blockchain.com, they’ve always believed in the “revolutionary power” of Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency. Pellicce pointed out that Bitcoin can potentially… 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

Digital Asset Exchange Gemini to Support Ethereum 2.0 Trading and Staking “As Soon As Possible”

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini), a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, confirmed on December 17, 2020 that this month marked the highly-anticipated launch of Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0. Although the complete implementation of Ethereum 2.0 (Eth2) will be rolled out in different phases, Gemini stated that… Read More

Digital Asset Yields or Interest Rates are Significantly Higher on Centralized Finance Platforms Compared to DeFi: Report

As the digital asset market approaches the end of 2020, Kraken Intelligence (part of US-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken) has released a report titled, “Crypto Yields – A Simple Breakdown.” The report notes that interest rates on “risky opportunities” are a function of a “risk-free” rate… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Staking Support has been Announced by Digital Asset Exchanges Kraken and OKEx

US-based digital asset exchange Kraken has announced that it will allow clients to stake their Ethereum (ETH) on its crypto trading platform. After staking their funds, users will be able to earn rewards of “approximately 5% to 17%,” Kraken confirmed. The network reward is “variable… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Goes Live, Coinbase’s Chief Product Officer Surojit Chatterjee Says Exchange to Introduce ETH2 Staking Rewards

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has announced that with the launch of Ethereum 2.0 (a major system-wide update to Ethereum, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency network), they’re planning to introduce staking rewards for customers. Staking allows users to deposit digital assets on a platform or exchange… 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

Dubai Entrepreneur Khurram Shroff’s IBC Group Commits $10 Million to ETH 2.0 Staking to Support Launch of Ethereum Upgrade

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is reportedly leading the MENA region’s Fintech sector with a projected valuation of around $2.5 billion by 2022 (which is still not significant compared to international standards). Regional and multinational financial services providers have been launching digital platforms in order… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Surges to Year-to-Date High of $500+, but Eth 2.0 Upgrade Experiences Challenges: Report

The Ethereum (ETH) price is up around 25% during the month of November 2020. ETH, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap and adoption, is trading at a little over $500 at the time of writing. During this past week, Ethereum managed to reach a… Read More

Binance Launchpool Introduces the Unifi Protocol DAO, a Multi-Chain Smart Contract based DeFi Solution

Binance Launchpool, a new project designed to bring the decentralized finance (DeFi) experience to the crypto exchange’s users, has introduced a project, called Unifi Protocol DAO (distributed autonomous organization), which is “a working multi-chain smart-contract based DeFi solution.” As explained by the Binance team, Unifi… Read More

Ethereum as a Service Platform SKALE Network to Use Custody Support Services from Finoa for SKALE’s Native Token

Finoa has partnered with Skale Labs in order to offer institutional-grade custody support for SKALE, which is the native token that’s used to power the SKALE Network. The SKALE Network is an Ethereum-as-a-service platform that has been developed to support the “exponential” growth of the… Read More

Elevated Returns, Affiliate of Aspen Digital, Partners with BlockFi on Tokenized Asset Lending

Digital asset firm BlockFi has announced an agreement with asset management and tokenization firm Elevated Returns to provide lending facilities against digital assets issued within the Elevated Returns group of companies. Elevated Returns is the manager of Aspen Digital – a corporation that has been… Read More

Decentralized Governance: DeFi Platform Aave to Migrate Ownership of Protocol to the Governance of Smart Contracts

The developers of Aave, an open-source and non-custodial decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol for earning interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, noted that it wasn’t too long ago that the Aave governance protocol went live on the Ethereum mainnet. The… Read More

Dr. Amrit Kumar: President at Zilliqa Explains How Platform’s Scilla Smart Contract Language Is Used to Develop Secure Applications

We recently caught up with Dr. Amrit Kumar, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Zilliqa, an enterprise-grade blockchain development platform. Many of the more popular iterations of blockchain are not sufficiently robust to handle the high transaction rates needed today – not to mention what… Read More

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