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Polkadot Launches Testnet for Sharding Implementation

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

On August 4, the Polkadot (DOT) project launched a testnet, called “Rococo”, for the implementation of its sharding solutions based on parachains. Initially comes with 3 default parachains: Tick, Trick and Track Currently supports Horizontal Message...

Balancer Token Skyrockets Amid Podcaster Token Listing

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Evan Van Ness, the host of the “Week in Ethereum” Podcast and former Director of ConseSys, has tokenized himself on the Balancer (BAL) platform in the form of EVAN tokens, which has already skyrocketed in value. The EVAN tokens went live on Balancer...

Latest Weiss Ratings Puts Ethereum Ahead of Bitcoin

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Weiss Crypto Ratings released its latest round of cryptocurrency rankings on August 6, and there are some surprises. Ratings take adoption, technology, market momentum and investment risk into account. Ethereum (ETH) ranks first, ahead of Bitcoin (B...

Goldman Sachs May Launch Its Own Stablecoin

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Goldman Sachs’ global head of digital assets, Matthew McDermott, said in a CNBC interview on August 6 that the investment bank may launch its own stablecoin. McDermott says that the firm is exploring a stablecoin, but it’s still “early days” First a...

Uniswap Completes Series A Funding, Raises $11 Million

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Decentralized on-chain protocol Uniswap announced the completion of its Series A funding round on August 6, raising $11 million. Uniswap had already raised $1 million in seed funding from Paradigm and others. Funding led by Andreessen Horowitz; addi...

Aave Carries Out First Credit Delegation Transaction

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

On August 6, decentralized lending and borrowing platform Aave (LEND) processed its first credit delegation transaction. The credit delegation feature provides trusted uncollateralized to users. A line of credit of $500,000 was offered to DEX Devers...

Russia's Biggest Consumer Bank to Launch Blockchain Built Using Hyperledger Fabric

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Russia’s largest consumer bank, Sberbank, will launch a blockchain built using Hyperledger Fabric, with the possibility of a stablecoin launch also being discussed, according to Russian media outlet Vedomosti. Nodes will be hosted on Sberbank’s clou...

IDEX Raises $2.5 Million for IDEX 2.0

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Semi-decentralized exchange IDEX has raised $2.5 million in a seed funding round, as revealed by co-founder and CEO Alex Wearn. The funds will be utilized for a relaunch of IDEX as IDEX 2.0, a performance and security-focused upgrade. Funding led by...

JP Morgan Report on Pandemic Investment Habits Shows Crypto is Popular Among Old and Young

6 Aug 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

JPMorgan Chase published a report on August 5 that describes investment habits of retail investors during the pandemic. Younger generations have a strong preference for Bitcoin (BTC) and tech stocks, while it was noted that older investors were warmi...

Set Protocol Unveils New Features of V2 Upgrade

6 Aug 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

On August 5, DeFi asset management protocol Set Protocol (SET) unveiled the details of its V2 upgrade, which includes yield farming, multi-asset support and user experience features. More assets will be supported, including DeFi tokens, additional s...