Sunday, January 17, 2021

Blockchain

DeFi’s death by a thousand cuts

One rule at a time, decentralized finance is gradually being outlawed. It is not that governments specifically aim to make it illegal. Rather, every...

BTC crash, DOT crushes XRP, man risks losing $262M: Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 10–16

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...

Another court applies the Howey investment contract analysis to crypto

On June 25, 2020, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission brought suit in the Northern District of California against NAC Foundation LLC, also...

China turns up pace on CBDC release, tests infrastructure prior to adoption

The COVID-19 crisis has done little to dampen China’s interest in becoming the first major economy to distribute a central bank digital currency. Quite...

Optimism ‘Soft Launches’ Ethereum Throughput Solution With DeFi’s Synthetix

Optimism has “soft launched” its solution to Ethereum’s transaction problem, the Optimistic Virtual Machine (OVM).The startup announced Friday that OVM is now live, at...

Law Decoded: The guard changes, and with it, the tweets, Jan. 8–15

Every Friday, Law Decoded delivers analysis on the week’s critical stories in the realms of policy, regulation and law.Editor’s noteArmed National Guardsmen are building...

Africa to bring 100 million users to DeFi in three years from now, says founder of Cardano

Charles Hoskinson predicts that the Decentralized Finance sector will acquire 100 million users within the next three years by tapping into the developing world's...

MahaDAO’s Algorithmic ‘Valuecoin’ Goes Live on Ethereum

An India-based startup is coming for decentralized finance (DeFi) stalwart MakerDAO’s crown with the launch of its new “valuecoin.”MahaDAO’s ARTH algorithmic stablecoin is now...