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The Next Big Cryptocurrency: 7 Altcoins Set to Explode in 2022
Being a PR head at, I can share my view into what happens in the crypto industry and I will review 7 promising projects in 2022

Indonesian Scholarly Body Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI) Says Crypto as Commodity or Digital Asset is Haram
The Ulema Council (MUI) has spoken against the engagement with digital currencies for Muslims in Indonesia, saying the nascent asset class is haram.

Crypto Exchange Web Traffic Hit 473.3 Million Visits in October
More participants are eyeing the cryptocurrency sector, given that the crypto exchange web traffic has witnessed a 15.5% increase month-on-month (MoM).

Singapore Aims at Becoming the World’s Main Business Hub for Crypto
Singapore is striving to establish itself as a global key hub for crypto business activities. The city state's head of the financial regulator said the best way to regulate crypto is "not to clamp down or ban these things".

Crypto Hackers Steal Over $130M from Cream Finance DeFi Platform
This is the third major hack on the Cream Finance DeFi lending platform within this year. Tens of thousands of customers have been affected by the hack.

DeFi Trails Broader Market Uptrend to Hit New TVL at $223 Billion
The Total Value Locked (TVL) in DeFi protocols have crossed the biggest range in history as it is trading at its highest value of $223 billion.

Standard Chartered Becomes the First Bank to Join the Global Digital Finance Patron Board
Standard Chartered, the British multinational bank (MNB), announced recently that the corporation would be joining the crypto and digital finance industry membership body Global Digital Finance (GDF) Patron Board.

Cream Finance Promise to Refund Stolen Funds in its $462M Protocol Exploit
Cream Finance has plans to refund victims of its latest network attack.

Ethereum’s Sentiment on Twitter Becomes Extremely Positive as DeFi’s Value Tops $80B
The Ethereum (ETH) network has been experiencing an uptick in activities and this made crowd sentiment on Twitter extremely positive, as disclosed by Data analytic firm IntoTheBlock.

BaaS Market Expected to Hit $15.8B by 2026, Driven by High Immutability & Secure Decentralization
The global blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) sector is anticipated to reach $15.8 billion by 2026 from the current $2.31 billion.

Crypto Trading Income eToro Spikes to $264 Million in Q2
eToro has posted a massive increase in cryptocurrency income that accounts for 73% for its entire trading commissions in the second quarter 2021. The company’s latest financial results provide more evidence that the cryptocurrency boom is more than just hype.

Swiss-based Crypto Firms Selects Tezos for Tokenizing Finance Products
Swiss firms, Crypto Finance Group, InCore Bank, and Inacta have tapped the power of Tezos blockchain to launch tokenized finance products.

What Is Apeswap.Finance? Complete Guide to New Decentralized Exchange
Apeswap offers new and exciting ways for DeFi users to create wealth as a vibrant ecosystem. The platform provides various services, including seamless payment solutions, lending, derivatives, staking, tokenized assets, alternative savings.

Goldman Sachs Applies for a DeFi and Blockchain ETF to Optimize Investment Results
Banking giant Goldman Sachs applied for an exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission intended to maximize investment results based on the performance of the Solactive DeFi and Blockchain index.

Ethereum Has Vastly Outperformed Tech Stocks With a Staggering 171% ROI
Ethereum's price drop hasn’t dampened its spirits to offer an impressive return on investment (ROI) so far this year compared to tech stocks like Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple.

Bitcoin Mining in China Dropped before the Latest Crackdown
New research conducted by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) shows that Bitcoin mining in China has already nosediving even before the government started cracking the whip on crypto mining in May.

Decentralized Lending Platform Cream Finance Announces Integration with Polygon Network
Decentralized lending platform Cream Finance officially announced integrating with Polygon by launching its money markets on the Ethereum layer 2 scaling solution Polygon network.

Thailand's SEC Eyes on Decentralized Finance
Thai financial authority turn their eyes to decentralized finance regulation by requesting future DeFi-related activities to get appropriate licenses.

Analyst Believes Capital Flocks to Ethereum’s DeFi Sector
Market analyst Lark Davis noted that big money flow was piling in Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) sector, and that's bullish.

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Invests in Polygon,Driving it to Surge by 12645% on a Year-to-Date Basis
Today, Mark Cuban, an American billionaire entrepreneur, officially supports the Polygon network-which drives Polygon's token MATIC to surge by 12645% on a year-to-date basis.

Traditional Finances Reimagined: The Future of Digital Finance
Traditional financial institutions such as banks are no longer the only option. The financial services industry will be decentralized and digital in the future.

Ethereum Gas Fees Surge to a Monthly High, Supply on Exchanges Continues to Decline
Ethereum's total fees has hit a monthly high of 746.026 ETH.’s YFI Token Pumps to a New Record High of $95K's governance token YFI set a new record high of $95,000 today.

How And Why Can Collateral Be Used For Financial Services?
As the cryptocurrency industry provides access to financial products such as loans, it is essential to understand the importance of collateral.

The J’JO Investment Service Will Be Launched in Mid-May
A startup headquartered in Estonia is launching the J'JO Investment Service, which aims to provide ordinary users the opportunity to professionally invest in the cryptocurrency market.

Institutional Bitcoin Adoption in Asia is Making a Big Step Forward
Bitcoin adoption in Asia is taking a new turn as more institutional investors are joining the network.

JPMorgan Partners with DBS Group and Temasek to Develop Blockchain-Powered Trade Platform
JPMorgan has partnered with DBS Group Holdings and Singapore-based investment company Temasek to create a blockchain-enabled foreign exchange platform.

Ripple Co-Founder Reveals Key Factor that Can Drive Up XRP Adoption
Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen disclosed what could potentially help in pushing XRP’s popularity higher.

Polygon Surges by 2600% on a Year-to-Date Basis as Adoption of Layer 2 Accelerates
Polygon's rate of return is very impressive, rising by more than 2600%, from $0.0178 to $0.468 since the beginning of 2021.

Solana (SOL) Surges by 230% on a Year-to-Date Basis to Hit a New High
Solana, which has faster transaction speed and lower fees than Ethereum, has been favored by Defi users to run applications. Recently, its native token SOL set a new all-time high of $37.10.

Metis Launches The First-Ever Community-Minted NFT
Blockchain company Metis has announced today a launch of the first-ever community-minted non-fungible token (NFT), called “Rebuilding the Tower of Babel.”

UAE Rolls Out Blockchain-Powered Trade Finance Platform to Fight Fraud
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a blockchain-enabled trade finance platform dubbed UAE Trade Connect to curb economic crimes like money laundering, under-invoicing, and fraud.

HSBC Prohibits Clients from Trading Bitcoin-Backed MicroStrategy Stock
HSBC has ramped up its anti-crypto policy, banning its clients from trading MicroStrategy stock as the banking institution deems it to be “a virtual currency product.”

Ethereum’s All-Time High May Be Influenced by a Drop in ETH Gas Fees
On-chain metrics provider Santiment attributes the current ETH uptrend to a drop in Ethereum’s average fees.

JPMorgan CEO Calls for More Regulatory Clarity for Cryptocurrencies
In a letter to his shareholders, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon cited the need for regulatory clarity for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Top 5 Fintech Predictions That Will Redefine The Landscape of Financial Markets in 2021
Undoubtedly fintech is leading us towards an unpredictable future considering the fintech leader’s insights and predictions.

Blockchain Finance Forum: Europe 2021
The Forum will count on 30+ expert speakers from well-known organisations like the European Commission, Swiss National Bank, European Banking Federation, the British Blockchain Association, European Blockchain Partnership, Deutsche Bank, Aviva and many more

Crypto Addresses Holding At Least 100 Ethereum Hit 19-Month Low as 8.2% of Circulating ETH Locked in DeFi
New data by on-chain data provider Glassnode reveals that the number of crypto addresses holding more than 100 ETH has hit a 19-month low of 45,518.

Crypto Lets Anyone Invest in Early-Stage Ventures Previously Only Meant for the Rich, says Bitcoin Analyst
Market analyst Lark Davis sees cryptocurrencies as game-changers as they enable anyone to participate in early-stage financial ventures previously only reserved for the rich.

Future of Index Funds
Inspired by traditional index funds' success, Crypto20 (C20) was designed to reinvent how investors gain exposure to the broader crypto market. With cryptocurrencies long-term growth potential, an index fund is the perfect entry point for investors looking to generate exceptional returns without taking on excessive risk.

SEC’s Demand for Private Financial Information from Ripple Lead Executives in XRP Case – an “Inappropriate Overreach?”
The battle between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Ripple over how XRP should be regulated continues to stretch on.

India’s Finance Minister Says Crypto Ban May not Happen and Government May Experiment with New Technologies
India’s Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has revealed that the government is not intending to completely ban cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin Provides a Check Against Economic Mismanagement, says US Politician
US politician Ro Khanna has shared a tweet that is bullish on Bitcoin. He also advocated for sustainable cryptocurrency mining operations.

Google Finance Pushes Crypto Further into Mainstream with Bitcoin, ETH, LTC Tabs
Crypto prices may be falling but mainstream interest is certainly rising as Google Finance adds a dedicated "Crypto" tab to monitor Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash.

BTSE Offers Users the Chance to Collect Interest on Their Idle Crypto Holdings
BTSE, the UAE based digital exchange, has big plans for their ecosystem. They have recently launched the latest development in what they call their “comprehensive digital bank at the juxtaposition of crypto and fiat.”

Crypto Wallets Holding at least 1 Ethereum Hit a Monthly High Despite Price Correction
New data by on-chain data provider Glassnode reveals that despite the current price correction, Ethereum addresses holding more than 1 ETH have hit a monthly high of 1,175,408.

Ethereum Breaks Past $2,000 for the First Time as DeFi's Total Revenue Hits $800 Million
Ethereum (ETH) is on fire as it continues making record-breaking moves. Ether has broken the record by surging past the $2,000 mark across major exchanges.

JPMorgan, UBS, and Goldman Sachs Back Polkadot (DOT) with an ETP Investment
As institutional investors enter the cryptocurrency scene, investor appetite may not be limited to Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Only 5% of Financial Executives Want to Invest in Bitcoin in 2021, According to Survey
According to a survey, about 70% of financial executives said that they are watching closely what others are doing with Bitcoins and they would still like to hear more from regulators about the digital currency before allocating a portion of their company's cash reserves to the cryptocurrency.

Hong Kong Financial Watchdog Proposes Restricting Cryptocurrency Trading to Professional Investors
Hong Kong retail traders may be prohibited from trading cryptocurrencies if the city’s Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau’s proposed rule is approved.

Mogul Productions Implements Chainlink Oracles to Optimize Film Financing
Some industries are reluctant to change because they benefit a small group of people or firms; film financing fits this category. Mainly restricted to established companies, funding and producing an independent movie can be extremely challenging without the right backers. One project looking to remedy that is Mogul Productions, a blockchain-based, decentralized film financing platform.

DeFi's Yearn.Finance Protocol Suffers $2.8 Million Flash Loan Attack
Yearn.Finance decentralized finance protocol suffered a $2.8 million loss after a flash loan attack, a scheme frequently seen in the fast-rising DeFi sector.

DeFi Projects Continue to Generate Huge Returns as a Decoupling from Bitcoin is Observed
DeFi projects continue to be lucrative, as their market cap has ballooned to $19.7B (+135% in the past month), according to on-chain data provider Santiment.

It’s the Age of the Micro Investor and this is Good for Bitcoin – SkyBridge Capital Founder Scaramucci
Anthony Scaramucci believes that it is the age of retail traders, as they have triggered bull runs in stocks like GameStop and this is positive for Bitcoin.

OMG Announces Kaiko to Expand Financial Instruments Global Identifier (FIGI) Standard for Crypto Assets
BOSTON, MA – JANUARY 20, 2021 - Financial Instruments Global Identifier® (FIGI®) is an open standard for the issuance of unique identifiers that can be assigned to financial instruments including common stock, options, derivatives, futures, corporate and government bonds, municipals, currencies, and mortgage products.

Ripple Head of DeFi: "25% of Value in DeFi Will Run on Networks other than Ethereum by End of 2021"
Ethereum has surged and recorded a new all-time high, and many seem to attribute its success to DeFi’s ever-growing ecosystem.

Bitcoin is Now Worth More Than Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway with a Market Value of $540 Billion
The price surge past $29,000 has made BTC worth more valuable than Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.

FinCEN Proposes Cryptocurrency Guidelines to Fight Money Laundering and Regulate Unhosted Wallets
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has proposed regulatory measures for businesses operating with cryptocurrencies, such as exchanges.

U.S. Financial Regulators Warn Crypto Firms to Tighten Stablecoin AML Risk Controls
U.S. regulators have issued a strict warning on money laundering risks associated with stablecoins and has warned providers to tighten AML protections and controls.

Bexplus Launches Up to 30% Interest Wallet, 100% Bonus Activity
With Bitcoin retake $19,000, the crypto market has gone wild. While the recovery of the global economy is stalled, the crypto market has seen large influxes of capital and investors. By the end of November, the total market capitalization of cryptocurrency has surpassed $500 billion.

DeFi Tokens Surge as Bitcoin and Ethereum Hover Around Support Levels due to the Coinbase Effect
Following Coinbase’s announcement, AAVE, BNT, and SNT tokens all surged, rallying from 10% to 24%.

Ripple Welcomes Former JPMorgan Chase Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer to its Board of Directors
Ripple has been expanding its network and recently, the blockchain firm has made yet another move to bring its company growth to another level.

DeFi to Reach $20 Billion in Total Value Locked by the end of 2020
The decentralized finance (DeFi) industry recently reached over $15 billion in total value locked before dropping back to $14 billion in TVL.

Cardano’s First DeFi Project Revealed as Partnership With Bondly Finance Announced
Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK) has just announced a new partnership that would enable the first decentralized finance (DeFi) project on the network.

Binance CEO CZ and Crypto Execs Say Traditional Finance Not Yet Ready to Embrace Digital Currencies
Binance CEO Changepeng Zhao (CZ) and two major crypto executives believe traditional financial institutions have a long way to go before they embrace digital currencies.

Russian Hacker Sentenced to 5 years of Prison for Money Laundering, Cybercrimes, and Extortion
Russian Hacker Alexander Vinnik has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment by a Parisian court. The judgment may be appealed as noted by Vinnik's lawyer.

Ways DeFi is Changing Finance and its Stand in 2020
Decentralized finance (DeFi) is the bridge between traditional centralized currency and decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum. Here's how it's changing finance.

SushiSwap (SUSHI) Token Price Surges Over 15% After Merger with
SushiSwap’s SUSHI token has become the best performing asset in the past 24 hours, and the DeFi token has been able to climb nearly 60 percent in a week. Announces Partnership With Cream and New Lending Project: Stable Credit founder Andre Cronje has recently published details of an upcoming integration with Cream, a DeFi lending protocol.

Sale of Asian Exchange Data Could Create Revenue Stream of $4.23 Billion Per Year Says Leading Strategy Consultants
Quinlan & Associates, a leading independent strategy consultancy released a report exploring how Asian exchanges can monetize the large volumes of exchange data. Takes Pickle Finance Protocol Onboard to Enhance DeFi Rewards
Leading DeFi protocol has absorbed Pickle Finance to create a structure that will leverage shared expertise, boost specialization, and minimize work duplication.

Japanese Financial Giant SBI Group to Borrow from Bitcoin Holders at Annual Rate of 1%
SBI Group has rolled out a cryptocurrency rental service dubbed “VC TRADE LENDING” aimed at borrowing Bitcoin from customers in return for 1% annual interest. Founder Andre Cronje Introduces New DeFi Protocol Deriswap for Capital Efficiency
Another project has been introduced by’s founder, Andre Cronje. The new decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol unveiled by Cronje, is Deriswap.

Pickle Finance DeFi Protocol Loses $19.7 Million In DAI Stablecoin in “Massive” Hack
Pickle Finance becomes the latest DeFi Protocol to suffer from hacking, losing almost $20 million in DAI stablecoin. (YFI) Sees Massive Price Spike, Analyst says a Bubble is not Possible in the New Paradigm (YFI) price has been surging in the past week, as the cryptocurrency market has seen massive bullish momentum as Bitcoin led the way.

Ripple Swell 2020: Clear Regulations and CBDC Will Drive Cryptocurrency Adoption Forward
Financial leaders virtually discussed the regulatory framework for crypto assets and how crypto adoption could be driven forward.

Tokenize the Future: What Tokenization Means For Financial Access
Thanks to advances in financial and blockchain technology, any tradeable asset can be digitally represented as a token and issued onto a blockchain creating greater access.

Risk or Opportunity: Uniswap's UNI Rose by 133% and SushiSwap by 143% in the Past 12 Days
Uniswap's UNI token has surged by 133% in the past week, with SushiSwap rallying and recording its own increase of 143%.

Former HKEX Executive: Will HkbitEX Issue Its First STO Project Next Year?
On a forum, the Chief Development Officer of HKbitEX said that she hoped the company would issue its first security token offering (STO) project in 2021.

PayPal’s Crypto Trading Services Officially Launch in the United States, Driving Bitcoin’s Price Past 16K
PayPal’s crypto services are officially available for use in the United States. In response to the announcement, Bitcoin's price spiked and pushed past $16K.

WEF: Blockchain Can Drive Sustainable Digital Finance for a Low-Carbon Economy
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has highlighted Blockchain as a driver of sustainable digital finance for a low-carbon economy

What Is a Bitcoin ETF?
Bitcoin ETF is a type of security that tracks the overall price of Bitcoin and enables investors to trade and purchase shares of it on traditional exchanges.

US Federal Reserve Weighs the Pros and Cons of a Digital Dollar CBDC
The US Federal Reserve has continued to research the benefits and impact of implementing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Proposal to Create ETH 2.0 Validator Vault Could be a Game-Changer for Staking
Retail investors could soon have the opportunity to earn on ETH 2.0 if a proposal on Ethereum 2.0 validator vault on Yearn passes.

Equilibrium and Chainlink to Power Synthetic Assets and Stablecoins on Polkadot
Equilibrium has chosen Chainlink, a tokenized oracle network, to power synthetic assets, lending, and stablecoins using its smart contracts.

Could DeFi’s Yield Farming Craze Hinder Ethereum 2.0’s Upcoming Launch?
According to a report by ConsenSys, high yields gained from DeFi protocols running on the Ethereum blockchain may be problematic for ETH 2.0 in the long run.

ASX Delays Blockchain-Based CHESS Replacement to April 2023
The Australian Securities Exchange has delayed the blockchain replacement for its CHESS settlement system for financial products, until April 2023.

US Blockchain Firm Ripple Considers Relocation to UK and Singapore for Better Crypto Regulatory Clarity
Ripple CEO explains why he is considering UK and Singapore as potential countries to move blockchain firm Ripple's operations to.

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Criticizes Current Financial Regulations
Alibaba founder Jack Ma highlights the importance of fintech innovations over regulations.

DeFi Protocol Harvest Finance Put Out $100K Bounty After $24M Attack, FARM Token Crashes
Harvest Finance is taking the offensive against an alleged attacker who exploited the DeFi protocols liquidity pools—putting a $100K bounty on the hacker.

Do I need to Buy One Whole Bitcoin? 3 BTC Questions I’m Tired of Answering
Why is Bitcoin worth anything? Am I too late to buy Bitcoin? It’s too expensive, do I need to buy a whole Bitcoin? 3 questions that hound crypto journalists at parties.

China's Vice President Wang Qishan: World Economy In Deep Recession, Finance Is The Core of Modern Economy
During Qishan Wang's speech, the Vice President of the People's Republic of China gave an overview of the world trend in economic development and finance.

Alibaba Founder and China's Richest Man Jack Ma: Digital Currency Could Redefine Money
Alibaba founder and China's richest Jack Ma says digital currency could redefine money and digital currency is the core of future finance.

Mainstream Adoption of DeFi and DLT Is Coming, It Will Replace Banks, Says US Currency Comptroller
The US acting Comptroller of the Currency disclosed that roles played by banks will soon change due to cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance (DeFi).

The Bahamas Becomes First Country to Launch its CBDC, the ‘Sand Dollar’
The Bahamas has launched the Sand Dollar, making it the first country in the world to officially release a central bank digital currency (CBDC) beyond the testing phase.

Ethereum Transaction Fees Record Lowest Price Since Beginning of DeFi Boom
Ethereum transaction fees recorded its lowest price since July, when the decentralized finance (DeFi) boom began. What does this mean?

Is Bitcoin Finally Decoupling from S&P 500? BTC Soars While Stocks Plunge
Bitcoin has been displaying bullish behavior lately, gaining about 2% in the past week and bringing the crypto closer to a psychological threshold of $12,000.

French Finance Minister Praises Blockchain, but Condemns Cryptocurrency
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has once again made his stance on crypto clear – he is critical of it and does not support it.

Ethereum’s DeFi Trades Skyrocketed in Q3 2020, but Bitcoin Volume Declined
A quarterly report from eToro indicated that while DeFi sector was bullish in 2020’s third quarter (Q3), Bitcoin trades decreased in contrast.

Will Bitcoin Skyrocket or Plunge? Young Traders Have Wrecked US Stock Market, Says Fund Manager
The president of Smead Capital Management addressed the topic of current trends of the US stock market in an interview with CNBC.

Ripple Donates $10M to Humanitarian Organization to Accelerate Financial Inclusion
Ripple has continued to be innovative in finding ways to deliver global financial inclusion amid a struggling COVID-19 economy.

Is Bitcoin Currently Overvalued? JPMorgan Foresees Selling Pressure Ahead
JPMorgan strategists acknowledged Bitcoin's latest bullish momentum on the market but said that the asset may face "modest headwind" in the near future.

Why Bitcoin Should Make Up 5% of Your Investment Portfolio, According to Fidelity
Fidelity Digital Assets makes the case for why Bitcoin should make up 5% of a given multi-asset investment portfolio.

Ethereum Dominates DeFi with 96% of Transactions, Buterin Discusses ETH Gas Fees
Ethereum has set the tone for the DeFi boom this year, and it has dominated particularly during the third quarter of 2020.

Yearn.Finance Founder Andre Cronje Gets Sued Over Eminence Project Hack Amid Receiving Death Threats
Andre Cronje has also recently been sued over his unfinished Eminence Finance (EMN) project, which has been hacked.

What Is Chainlink?
The Chainlink network has made a name for itself by providing reliable tamper-proof data for complex smart contracts on any blockchain.

Bringing Bitcoin to Ethereum: Wrapped Bitcoin Surpasses $1 Billion in Total Value Locked
Decentralized finance (DeFi) keeps booming as one of its Bitcoin tokenization protocols recently skyrocketed by 900% in a span of two months.

Yearn.Finance (YFI) Loses Over 45% in a Week, Further Correction Expected
For the past few weeks, the DeFi market has seen major losses, including’s YFI token, Uniswap’s token, SushiSwap’s token, and Curve’s token.

Will DeFi Migrate to New Blockchain Platforms with the Surge in Ethereum Gas Prices?
The rise of DeFi in 2020 has made experts question whether Ethereum could sustain the sheer volume of transactions in the long run.

DeFi Growth Could be Hindered if US Regulators Go After Decentralized Exchanges
Recently many DeFi tokens have plunged drastically in the past few weeks, with Uniswap’s UNI token and (YFI) plunging over 38 percent.

John McAfee Indicted for Tax Evasion and for Fraudulently Promoting ICOs Through Twitter
The DOJ is charging John McAfee with tax evasion and failure to file tax returns, according to an unsealed indictment that was revealed yesterday. (YFI) Plunges Again Amid Sell-Off Pressure from Strong Drop in yVault Yields (YFI) has faced a steep correction lately and has been one of the worst performers in the top 100 cryptocurrencies.

What Is Balancer?
Released in March 2020, Balancer is an Ethereum-based automated market maker (AMM) that enables users to earn fees by providing liquidity and trading.

Finality: A Necessary Condition for Blockchain Applications in Finance
Settlement finality is critical in the world of traditional finance. The same applies to decentralized finance built on distributed ledger technologies (DLT).

Different Stances on Cryptocurrency Risk Revealed, Many Still Link Crypto to Cyber Fraud
Findings revealed that banks, governments, and cryptocurrency professionals were divided in their stance on digital currencies.

FinCEN Director Kenneth Blanco Warns Banks to Take Crypto AML Seriously
Kenneth Blanco, the Director of the FinCEN warned banks to seriously consider how virtual currencies should fit into their anti-money laundering (AML) policies. (YFI) Takes a Hit After Eminence Finance (EMN) Bug—Is this the End for DeFi?
Andre Cronje, the founder of has recently deployed a series of new contracts relating to a new game called Eminence Finance.

Why Regulated Banks Have Greater Potential For Financial Crime Than Bitcoin and Crypto
While agencies focus their attention on transparent Bitcoin transactions, banks have had an official free pass disclaimer to facilitate money laundering the entire time.

Russia Updates Regulations on Crypto Transactions, Harsh Fines Reserved for Defaulters
Russia’s Ministry of Finance has issued an amendment to its current cryptocurrency regulations. The amendments also come with stricter sanctions.

Stablecoins Hit $20 Billion by Market Cap Milestone, More Investors Favouring Tether as Hedge
Stablecoins have made incredible crypto gains, achieving a milestone of $20 billion per market capitalization in September.

European Commission Eyes Crypto Regulatory Framework with New Digital Finance Package
The European Commission (EC) has unveiled a digital finance package that highlights legislative proposals on crypto assets and digital resilience.

Winklevoss Backs Ethereum DeFi Craze, Despite Crypto Downtrend and Market Experts' Concerns
With speculations that the decentralized finance (DeFi) industry is rapidly approaching bubble territory, the Winklevoss twins have vouched for the contrary, saying that the current DeFi craze is a revolution in the making.

Uniswap (UNI) Price Recovers From Recent Sell-Off While the Rest of the Crypto Market is Still in the Red
While the rest of the cryptocurrency market has been plunging, Uniswap’s UNI token has fallen in tandem with the rest of the market.

Ethereum and DeFi Tokens Plummet Amid High Selling Pressure
Popular DeFi tokens, including (YFI), and Uniswap (UNI) have also witnessed strong corrections in the past few days.

Leaked FinCEN Files: $137M Linked to Crypto Ponzi Scam OneCoin Laundered Through Bank of New York Mellon
A leaked trove of US official documents revealed that five major banks were involved in illicit transactions pertaining to mobsters and crypto Ponzi schemes.

Stablecoin Reserves May Be Held in National Banks, US Treasury Office Provides Insight
The OCC announced that national banks and federal savings associations could hold reserves for customers with stablecoin assets.

Ethereum Transactions Hit A Record-High of 1.4 Million
The Ethereum network has reached a notable milestone in its daily transactions after hitting an all-time high of 1,406,016 as availed by Etherscan data on September 17. It broke the previous record of 1.35 million attained on January 4, 2018.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Explains Why Bitcoin is "The Best Internet Currency"
Bitcoin (BTC) and DeFi tokens have been all the rage lately, with crypto investors anticipating BTC’s next bull run and the DeFi industry booming in growth.

Russian Cybercriminals Sanctioned by DoJ for Crypto Laundering Scam Generating More than $16.8M
TheDoJ has sanctioned two Russian nationals for their cybercrimes, where millions in cryptocurrency were accumulated through scamming and phishing schemes.

DeFi’s Smart Contract Risks: Cream Finance’s Input Error Led to CREAM Token Plunging 25%
The DeFi sector has attracted millions to billions of dollars worth of crypto to the industry, however, some protocols have shown issues.

$1 Million in USDT Refunded After DeFi Mistake
Tether CTO Paolo Ardoino announced last Friday, that a group of Chinese traders had mistakenly sent their funds to Swerve, a clone of Curve Finance.

DeFi Market Recovers as Sushiswap (SUSHI) Migration Resulted in 225% More in Total Value Locked
Decentralized finance projects recently witnessed its tokens plummet, crashing up to 50%. The DeFi industry has slightly recovered, rebounding 19% today.

Has the DeFi Bubble Burst? Top DeFi Tokens Crash by 50%
The decentralized finance (DeFi) industry appears to be crashing, with DeFi tokens plummeting and dropping by 50% and more over the past seven days.

Ethereum Crypto Crashes to $340 After SushiSwap’s Alleged Exit Scam
The price of Ethereum (ETH) crashed recently, dropping to a low of $315 over the weekend, after hitting an all-time high of $487 last Wednesday.

Will the Impact of Yearn Finance's yETH Vault on the DeFi Space Last Long?, a decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol, has recently launched yETH vault, enabling the process of seeking the best returns for yield farmers

Brazil Could Deploy CBDC by 2022, Says Central Bank President
According to Brazil’s Central Bank president Roberto Campos Neto, the country has all the necessary implementations set in place for a digital currency issuance to happen in 2022.

What is Sushiswap (SUSHI) and Why it Enabled Uniswap’s Trading Volume to Surpass Coinbase
The decentralized finance (DeFi) industry has surpassed $9 billion in total value locked (TVL) recently resulting from the latest surge in popularity.

Vitalik Buterin Sceptical About DeFi Yield Farming, Compares It to US Federal Reserve Money Printing
Vitalik Buterin has criticized the yield farming craze observed from the DeFi sector, comparing it to the US Federal Reserve’s mass printing strategy.

Yearn Finance (YFI) Surges to 3X the Value of Bitcoin, Reaching Another All-Time High in Anticipation of yETH launch (YFI) token has seen a new all-time high, reaching $39,600 on Binance, just a day after its previous new high of $38,000. What's behind the surge?

Yearn Finance (YFI) DeFi Token Hits $38K, Smashing Bitcoin's Price Record with 3,500% Price Surge (YFI) surged to a new all-time high over the weekend, recording a market value north of $38,000 per token and beating Bitcoin’s record in 2017.

DeFi Keeps Surging with Decentralized Finance’s Total Locked in Value at over $9 Billion
DeFi's value keeps surging with Decentralized Finance’s locked in value now at over $9 Billion

Crypto Investment Fraud Generates $27 Million, SEC Charges Scammers Posing as Pastors
The US Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint against three men posing as pastors who defrauded churchgoers in a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme.

Argentina Believes in Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency as Most Effective Hedge Against Inflation, Paxful Survey
Over 70% of Argentines see cryptocurrency, particularly Bitcoin as the most effective way to hedge against inflation and store financial value

Yearn Finance (YFI) Sees New All-Time High at $18K—Why is this DeFi Token Valued Higher than Bitcoin? (YFI) token has seen a new all-time high, surging past $18K at $18,169, after soaring 30 percent in the past 12 hours.

US Files Lawsuit to Recover Cryptocurrency Accounts Linked to North Korean Hacking Operation
The US Department of Justice has filed a suit against North Korean state-sponsored cyber hackers for allegedly perpetrating two major cryptocurrency heists.