Cryptocurrency

Cross-chain bridges and layer-two solutions have become an important topic of conversation in recent weeks as protocols compete to offer the best solution to skyrocketing transaction costs on the Ethereum network.  While a lot of the focus in decentralized finance (DeFi) has been on the creation of a sprawling multichain ecosystem following the recent emergence
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On Feb. 10, Mastercard announced that it would start supporting a select few cryptocurrencies on its payment network. According to the payments giant, the inclusion of cryptocurrencies will allow customers to “save, store and send money in new ways” while opening up new opportunities for merchants as well.  The announcement followed a presentation on Jan.
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Fresh institutional and retail investor inflows into the cryptocurrency market have led to bull market conditions for many top tokens from blue-chips like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) to more recently established DeFi projects like AAVE and Synthetix (SNX). Exchange tokens are another easily overlooked sub-sector of the market but they have been performing exceptionally
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Binance Coin (BNB), a cryptocurrency issued by the world’s largest crypto exchange Binance, has hit a major historical milestone, becoming the third-largest coin by market capitalization for the first time in history. At the time of writing, BNB’s market cap stands at $38 billion, outstripping the biggest stablecoin Tether (USDT) by about $5 billion, according
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Bitcoin’s (BTC) current bull run continues to attract institutional investors who are finally realizing its long-term potential. The latest to take the Bitcoin plunge is BlackRock Financial Management, which has “started to dabble a bit” in crypto investments, according to the investment giant’s chief investment officer Rick Rieder. In another positive, investment advisory The Motley
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So-called ‘Fair Launch’ tokens are outperforming most projects released via centralized token distribution events, according to crypto market data aggregator Messari,  Messari defines Fair Launch tokens as having a publicly announced launch without any form of pre-mine. These include older top 10 crypto assets Bitcoin and Litecoin, newer DeFi projects such as Yearn.Finance and SushiSwap,
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Uniswap’s decentralized exchange reached a major milestone on Monday, as cumulative trade volumes surpassed $100 billion in the wake of the DeFi boom.  Hayden Adams, Uniswap’s CEO, tweeted Monday that his platform became the first decentralized exchange to process over $100 billion in transactions. Using data from Dune Analytics, Adams shows cumulative volumes of $101.5
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