Sunday, January 24, 2021

Technology

‘Let’s Not Be Bitcoin’: Yearn Finance Considers Minting $200M in New YFI Tokens

Bitcoin may be the original cryptocurrency, but that doesn’t mean leading decentralized finance (DeFi) projects aren’t feeling self-confident enough to distinguish themselves from Satoshi’s...

Privacy Coin Firo in Midst of ‘Hash War’ With 51% Attacker

Firo (formerly known as Zcoin) has experienced a 51% attack and is now in the throes of a hash war. Firo recommends users not make...

Valid Points: Why Ethereum 2.0 Shifts How Investors Value ETH

What is the intrinsic value of ether? This is a question I’ve been wrestling with this past week as the ether price set a new...

Brave Becomes First Browser to Offer Native IPFS Integration

The InterPlanetary File System (IPFS), a decentralized peer-to-peer protocol designed to make the web less centralized and to avoid censorship, has been integrated into...

Publisher of ‘Infinite Fleet’ Game Kicks Off Token Offering With $1M Tether Investment

The publisher of the upcoming online space strategy game “Infinite Fleet” is providing a chance to buy into equity and share in future profits...

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...

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...

Bittrex Won’t Disclose Why It Withdrew Support for Dash, Zcash, Monero

Numerous exchanges, like Bittrex, have delisted coins that have features to protect user privacy.Explanations of why they’ve done so have been vague or non-existent.It...