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Abhi K

Technophile, cryptocurrency enthusiast and journalist.

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Abhi K

Defi Options Platform Opyn Raises $2.1 Million, Led by Dragonfly Capital

23 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Ethereum (ETH) based options issuance platform Opyn has raised $2.16 million in funding led by Dragonfly Capital, according to an announcement made on June 22. The funding will be used to better improve risk management systems for Opyn’s Ethereum’s o...

PayPal May Be Offering Crypto Buying and Selling to its 325+ Million Users

23 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Fintech platform PayPal may be on the verge of offering services that allow users to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, according to newly posted job listings and reports. CoinDesk reported that its sources allegedly told the publication that the PayPal...

Synthetix, Curve and Ren Release New BTC Yield Farming Pool

23 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Synthetic asset defi platform Synthetix on June 19 announced that it had launched a new Bitcoin (BTC) yield farming pool in collaboration with Curve and Ren (REN). The initiative is to improve the liquidity of Bitcoin assets on the Ethereum (ETH) net...

Maker to Vote On KNC and ZRX As Collateral Tokens

22 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

On June 15, MakerDAO (MKR) has announced that its governance community will vote on the inclusion of Kyber Network (KNC) and 0x (ZRX) as collateral for generating DAI. The community began voting on the improvement proposals on June 15, with the execu...

One of the Oldest Blockchain Companies Factom Inc. Files For Bankruptcy

22 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Factom (FCT), the company behind the Factom Protocol, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a CoinDesk report published on June 19. The company was unable to find new investors and pay off roughly $7.5 million in debt.  The submission whi...

Power Ledger Blockchain P2P Trial Proved Itself to Work

22 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Solar energy project Power Ledger (POWR) has successfully conducted a blockchain-based P2P energy program that proves the viability of the technology for energy distribution, according to a report published on June 18. Called the ReNeW Nexus project,...

Compound Surpassed Maker in Amount of Locked ETH Value

22 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Defi platform Compound Finance and its $COMP token, which has seen rapid growth since its launch, surpassed MakerDAO’s MKR token in terms of total value across assets. At the time of publishing, the $COMP token has 2.3 million in total value locked i...

John McAfee's DEX GHOST is Live

22 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

John McAfee has announced that his recently announced decentralized exchange GHOST is live, according to a tweet post on June 22. The exchange’s mainnet is expected to launch today on June 22, in roughly 15 hours from the time of publishing. Reveale...

Reddit Now Wants To Expose Its 430M Users to Ethereum

19 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Reddit has partnered with the Ethereum Foundation with the goal of scaling its cryptocurrency based Community Points program, according to a post made on June 19. The highly detailed post highlights a deepening interest on Reddit’s part for implement...

Coinbase Adds DeFi Token $COMP

19 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Coinbase Pro announced on June 18 that it had listed Compound Finance’s recently issued $COMP token, and that trading will begin on June 23 at 9 AM PST. As has been the case with previous assets, tokens that are listed on Coinbase Pro are usually fol...