Month: September 2020

Block Stars is a podcast series where Ripple CTO David Schwartz meets blockchain’s most innovative and impactful thinkers. In the latest episode, David talks with serial entrepreneur Sid John Leopold about the environmental impact of blockchain technology and what it means for the future of money. In a 2017 academic article, Sid analyzed the eco-friendliness
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In defiance of Reddit’s apparent wishes, crypto traders have devised a way to exchange the social platform’s ‘community points’  tokens for fiat — and it’s resulted in a pretty surprising market cap.  In May Reddit announced it would begin distributing ERC-20 rewards tokens on the Rinkeby testnet among users of its cryptocurrency and Fortnite subcommunities
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A court has agreed with the Maker Ecosystem Growth Foundation that a class-action lawsuit over its ‘Black Thursday’ meltdown should enter into arbitration proceedings. The Maker Foundation filed this motion to compel arbitration in response a lawsuit filed by MakerDAO user Peter Johnson in April after he suffered six-figure losses as a result of the
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The crypto space’s decentralized finance niche has reached frenzied status within the crypto industry, signaled by exuberant price highs and rampant speculation. “DeFi is the new overhyped concept in Ethereum,” MyEtherWallet, or MEW, CEO and founder Kosala Hemachandra told Cointelegraph in an interview. “The noise is too much, so everyone is just like running around trying
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The decentralized finance (DeFi) community’s insatiable appetite for unaudited code has once again ended in tears and the loss of millions. Eminence, an unfinished “economy for a gaming multiverse” being built by Yearn Finance’s Andre ‘I test in production’ Cronje, was discovered by DeFi sleuths after the developer posted art teasers for the project to
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Alexis Direr, a researcher at the University of Orleans in France, has released a paper summarizing the mathematical underpinnings of Uniswap and other exchanges based on Automated Market Makers. Automated Market Maker is the term for a class of decentralized exchange that reached significant popularity in 2020, spearheaded by Uniswap. In a nutshell, these exchanges
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Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest tracks every important crypto news story from the previous week. Essential reading for all Hodlers! Top Stories This Week European Commission unveils digital finance package for crypto and blockchain The days of murky legal waters and uncertainty for the crypto industry could be coming to an end if the European
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