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Polygon continues to be a substantial force in DeFi. The protocol’s ease of use and lower fees have been major draws for developers, leading to a wide variety of new projects coming to life on the platform. Meanwhile, the folks over at Amun Tokens are working on DeFi index tokens left and right. In June,…
Bank of America released their latest crypto report this week, as Bitcoin returns north of $50K. BofA strategists Alkesh Shah and Andrew Moss described the crypto market as “too large to ignore” and that “there could be more opportunity than skeptics expect.” Let’s take a bird’s eye view on key findings from the 140+ page…
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler reiterated to Congress this week that the SEC has no plans to ‘ban’ cryptocurrencies. In a direct reply to North Carolina Congressperson Ted Budd regarding any considerations of banning crypto to promote a central banking digital currency, or CBDC, Gensler stated “no, that would be up…
Coinbase has released a breach notification letter this week saying that a minimum of 6,000 user accounts were victim to hackers. The exchange has stated that the breach took place between March and May of this year. What We Know The letter notes that unauthorized third parties exploited Coinbase’s SMS account recovery process and transferred…
Compound Finance (COMP) has seemingly suffered a token distribution bug after introducing and passing a recent governance vote that addressed rewards distribution, Proposal 62. Shortly thereafter, Compound reported in a tweet that there was unusual behavior regarding COMP distribution following the vote, but that “no supplied/borrowed funds are at risk.” The funds that are in…
One of the major threats to businesses online, not only the crypto industry, is cybercriminals’ attacks. Even though the existing networks are supposed to be safe and secure, attackers often find loopholes to exploit them in the bid to steal investors’ funds. This is not new in the online world. There have been occasions when…
The crypto market has been subjected to major sell-offs since assets began to crash across the board. September which has been a historically bloody month for the market has stayed true to nature as various cryptocurrencies suffered crashes that dragged the market down. Due to this, over $1 billion longs have been liquidated in the…
There’s truly never a dull moment in DeFi. Reports have emerged this week that interest-yielding platform Nexo is pursuing an acquisition of an SEC licensed broker dealer with the intent to offer a “modified version” of the company’s products. How this would impact their current offering is unclear. The move comes at a time of…
ECOMI and it’s NFT platform VeVe are carving out a unique niche in NFTs. You never know what may happen to that old Spider Man comic you once loved but lost or threw out. What if that same comic book could be bought and saved online only to grow in value? ECOMI and VeVe are…
As the crypto industry continues to dominate, financial regulators fear criminals will turn to the industry for their illicit activities. This year 2021, has been hot for the crypto industry in terms of regulation. Many financial watchdogs in the USA and other countries pushed harder to regulate the sector. Some top exchanges, including Binance, saw…