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Cryptocurrency

DeFi is coming to the Cosmos (ATOM) network via ‘Gravity’

We’re only in Q2 but 2021 has already been a record-breaking year for Cosmos. Its continually expanding network of blockchains built with environmentally friendly Proof-of-Stake Cosmos SDK technology now comprises more than 240 apps and services with around $100 billion of digital assets under management. Cosmos includes crypto powerhouses like Binance Coin, Terra, Crypto.com, Cosmos […]Read More

Cryptocurrency

Polkadot’s network prepares to welcome Tether USDt

Polkadot’s network utility is about to experience a significant boost. With the upcoming parachain rollout, the protocol will finally realize its scalable multi-chain architecture.  Although the new functionality is currently running on a testnet, developers are already preparing for it.  Enjin recently announced the launch of a next-generation NFT blockchain on the Polkadot network called […]Read More

Cryptocurrency

Kyber Network (KNC) launches new market maker protocol with high

Blockchain-based liquidity protocol Kyber Network announced the release of the world’s first Dynamic Market Maker (DMM). The newest feature is designed for liquidity providers to optimize fees, maximize earnings, and enable high capital efficiency.  Following extensive research into the benefits of DMMs over automated market makers (AMMs), Loi Luu, co-founder of Kyber Network, concluded that […]Read More

Bitcoin

Bitcoin could soon feature on VISA network, CEO Al Kelly

The payments giant might add cryptocurrencies to its expansive global network. Bitcoin on VISA? Payments giant VISA could soon add Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to its expansive payments network, CEO Alfred Kelly said during an online appearance last week. “To the extent, a specific digital currency becomes a recognized means of exchange, there’s no reason […]Read More

Blockchain

OKCoin to Integrate Bitcoin’s Lightning Network in Q1

OKCoin is the latest crypto exchange to support Bitcoin’s Lightning Network. Per details shared with CoinDesk, the exchange is in the final phases of integrating the secondary scaling network. It should be live within three to four weeks, OKCoin’s team told CoinDesk. “We have been a bitcoin exchange since 2013, and while we are excited […]Read More

Litecoin

On-chain network activity shows Litecoin (LTC) is preparing for a

Activity on the Litecoin network is seeing a resurgence amidst a broader bull run in the crypto markets, on-chain data metrics show. The fundamental sentiment is similarly growing, especially as the date for a MimbleWimble implementation draws closer. Franklyn Richards, the founder of the Litecoin Foundation, said in a tweet that Litecoin’s network activity is […]Read More

Blockchain

UK Exchange CoinCorner Supports Bitcoin Lightning Network

Another crypto exchange has added support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network. U.K.-based CoinCorner debuted Lightning Network support for its users Tuesday. They can now deposit and withdraw bitcoin with the secondary network, a software stack that is built on top of Bitcoin’s core technology which facilitates cheap and fast transactions. “Lightning is the most decentralized and […]Read More

Blockchain

Is the Bitcoin Network Becoming Unsustainable?

The electricity used to power the Bitcoin network is enough to power the Czech Republic more than once over. New figures by a PwC researcher have shown that the Bitcoin network uses more electricity to keep it running than the Czech Republic, a European country with a population of over 10.5 million people. The process […]Read More