A conversation with Aavegotchi’s Jesse Johnson

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), once the red-headed stepchild to more popular smart contract implementations, are finally beginning to have their day in the sun.  Average purchase prices of NFTs on peer-to-peer exchanges are rising sky-high. Six-figure sales are no longer uncommon. Dapper Labs, the minds behind the great-granddaddy of NFT collectible projects, CryptoKitties, have attracted significant […]

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Bitcoin Core 0.21 Supports Tor V3 – Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin Magazine Bitcoin Magazine is the oldest and most established source of news, information and expert commentary on Bitcoin, its underlying blockchain technology and the industry that has grown up around it. Since 2012, Bitcoin Magazine has provided analysis, research, education and thought leadership at the intersection of finance and technology.

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Is Uniswap’s UNI The Crypto Version of a Stimulus Check at $3 Per Token?

Overnight, crypto Twitter exploded in chatter about what is essentially free money. Liquidity swap platform Uniswap that’s recently enjoyed enormous growth rewarded early users with a distribution share of UNI tokens. The price per token quickly rose, essentially turning the UNI distro into the crypto industry version of the stimulus check. How Uniswap Is Stealing […]

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Binance will ‘do what they can’ to help recover funds stolen in yesterday’s $5M Eterbase hack

Eterbase, a Slovakia-based crypto exchange, was recently the victim of a $5M hack. According to an update from Eterbase, some of these funds appear to have ended up on a number of popular exchanges, including Binance, Huobi Global, and HitBTC. Binance CEO’s Changpeng Zhao, or CZ, seemed to support efforts to stop the circulation of […]

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Lightning Network TVL Record Demonstrates Progress – Bitcoin Magazine

This article originally appeared in our Weekly Bits newsletter. If you want our news and analysis before anyone else, make sure you subscribe now! This week, the Lightning Network set a new record for the dollar value held in its payment channels at $12.6 million, according to data shared by Bitcoin Visuals. This metric is also […]

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Margin Traders Go Short on Polkadot as Its Massive Ascent Continues

Polkadot has become a rising star within the crypto markets, with the layer one “Ethereum killer” seeing massive inflows of capital throughout the past few weeks that have allowed it to become one of the largest crypto assets. Currently, DOT is the sixth-largest cryptocurrency, with its market capitalization only being a few million away from […]

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Farmers Could Soon Be Hedging Their Risks With Decentralized Weather Data

Arbol, a platform that allows farmers to hedge weather risks, is integrating Chainlink data oracles. Arbol CEO Siddhartha Jha told Cointelegraph that his company uses blockchain technology to solve a problem that affects billions of people around the world: “It’s crazy that so much of the world’s livelihood, it’s about two to three billion people, […]

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MicroStrategy Buys 0.1 Percent Of All Bitcoin – Bitcoin Magazine

In the midst of massive quantitative easing, a global pandemic and uncertainty for the future of the U.S. dollar, a whopping 21,454 BTC was just swiped off the market by intelligence and mobile software company MicroStrategy.  Bitcoin Twitter picked up on the news yesterday when Matt Walsh and Nic Carter shared the story, but it […]

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Exchange’s Bitcoin Balance Just “Dropped Off a Cliff” as Bullish Undercurrent Grows

Bitcoin is currently growing incredibly strong from a technical and fundamental perspective. One indicator of the digital asset’s fundamental strength is the massive exchange outflows seen throughout the past several weeks. The trend has been picking up steam as of late, and just a couple of days ago, the balance of BTC within exchange wallets […]

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Aave (LEND) Staking Proposal Could Extend DeFi Token’s 600% Rally

On July 29 the price of Aave (LEND) surged 23% as the project released its tokenomics update proposal called Aavenomics.  The upside move brought LEND’s market cap to $447 million and will surely have investors curious on whether the DeFi-related token will surge higher as it has already gained nearly 600% over the past 3 […]

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