By PR PRESS RELEASE. AscendEX, formerly BitMax, an industry-leading digital asset trading platform built by Wall Street quant trading veterans, has announced the listing of the DefiDollar Token (DFD) under the pair USDT/DFD on Apr 29 at 1:00 p.m. UTC. DefiDollar is a DeFi lab that aims to bringContinue Reading

By Kevin Helms Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, also known as Mr. Wonderful, says “Bitcoin will always be the gold,” outperforming other cryptocurrencies, such as ethereum, in the long run. He said “there are interests being brought out of all kinds of institutions” for bitcoin. Kevin O’Leary Bullish on BitcoinContinue Reading

By Samuel Wan There’s something highly satisfying when karma strikes. None more so than when a crypto scammer gets their comeuppance. A Reddit user posted in the r/pancakeswap subreddit—the public forum of decentralized exchange Pancakeswap—asking for help in returning funds from a BEP-20 token he created. It turns out thisContinue Reading

By Jeff Benson Ethereum 2.0—the forthcoming proof-of-stake blockchain that promises to be faster and cheaper than the current network—is getting ready to deploy. Developers at several Ethereum software labs, as part of the ETH Global Scaling Hackathon project called Rayonism, today launched what one researcher termed “a super experimental Eth1-Eth2Continue Reading

By Mathew Di Salvo The supply of stablecoins on Ethereum continues to explode, according to a report released today. Why? Because interest in decentralized finance DeFi applications continues to grow. The Q1 DeFi Report by ConsenSys (which provides funding to Decrypt) says that the total supply of stablecoins on EthereumContinue Reading

By Felipe Erazo Authorities in Beijing have been conducting checks on cryptocurrency mining datacenters to assess and understand its energy consumption and thus the impact on the electric infrastructure. Although it was reported as a rumor by international media outlets, Chinese state media confirmed it. Authorities Sent an ‘Emergency Note’Continue Reading

By Jason Nelson Look what’s popping up: A pop-up NFT gallery. Venice Beach, in Los Angeles, has long been a mecca for artists and performers, many of whom perform on its equally famous boardwalk. Nestled among its shops and venues, the pop-up Bright Moments NFT gallery, featuring a room fullContinue Reading

By Daniel Phillips Most modern blockchain-based networks attempt to achieve scalability, security, and decentralization in somewhat equal measure. However, few platforms today can be considered truly well-rounded, and most sacrifice on one or more of these fronts—whether that means forfeiting decentralization for additional scalability, scalability for security, or otherwise. ThisContinue Reading

By Jamie Redman On April 30, the crypto-focused data analytics company Skew announced the firm has been acquired by the San Francisco company Coinbase. The exchange will leverage Skew’s data with the firm’s institutional subsidiary Coinbase Prime. The goal is to make “cryptocurrency markets more transparent and accessible for institutionalContinue Reading