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2 new devnets for Cordano

IOHK Presents Two New Smart Contracts for Cordano

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Blockchain engineering organization IOHK introduces 2 smart contract developer environments (devnets) for Cardano, termed KEVM and IELE. KEVM will let developers deploy Ethereum-powered apps on Cordano, while IELE allows building apps for Cardano in any computer language. Cardano is a crypto asset...

MicroStrategy buys 50M worth of bitcoin

MicroStrategy Buys Another $50 M Worth of BTC

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Nasdaq-listed business analytics and mobility platform MicroStrategy got 2574 bitcoins for $50 million. This makes 40,824 BTC, for a total of about half a billion dollars in crypto assets in MicroStrategy's portfolio. The CEO of MicroStrategy Michael Saylor confirmed the news on his social...

1 million ETH received for ETh2.0

More Than 1 Million Eth Locked up in ETH2

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After 4 days the beacon chain has launched, Eth2.0 keeps attracting deposits. The contract has received over 1 million ETH worth above $605 M. The stakers will get rewards in the future when staked amounts will be available for withdrawals. The closing day of the contract isn't defined yet. Rewards...

Polkadot alliance

Polkadot Builds a Partnership with Chainlink

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On December 3 Polkadot informed about a new DeFi Alliance alongside a new aid plan for validators. The partnership means to beat Polkadot's decentralized nature, offering a stage for its users to discourse practicing the platform and its basic Substrate infrastructure for DeFi. Tokenized oracle...

TRON and Steemit partnership

The Integration of Tron and Steemit is Near

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This year, in February Steemit and Tron Foundation, built cooperation. Due to this partnership, TRON (TRX) will be added to the Steem environment. This means users will have the opportunity to earn TRX rewards alongside Steem Power while publishing content on the Steem blockchain. TRON is one of...

Visa to provide BTC rewards

Visa's New Credit Card will Provide Rewards in BTC

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California-based financial entity Visa will bring out a new credit card that will provide BTC rewards to holders at the beginning of 2021. This became possible due to cooperation with lending protocol BlockFi for "Bitcoin Rewards Visa Credit Card," which yearly fee is $200. Shoppers will...

Libra becomes Diem

Facebook's Libra Currency Changed its Name to Diem

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Before the suggested launch of its dollar-pegged stablecoin, the Libra Association has changed its name to the Diem Association. According to Reuters, the remodeling can be beneficial while getting regulatory verifications for the expected Diem stablecoin as it highlights the self-sufficiency of...

NYDIG raises $150 M

NYDIG Surges $150 M for Two New Funds

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NYDIG (the New York Digital Investments Group) has scored $150 M for two of its digital asset funds. Just two anonymous capitalists invested $50 M in Digital Assets Fund 1. $100 M surged for NYDIG Digital Assets Fund 2.Just two anonymous capitalists invested $50 M in Digital Assets Fund 1. $100 M...

ETH 2.0 to launch

Ethereum Price Keeps Growing due to ETH 2.0 Launch

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Ethereum 2.0 has released today, on December 1st. A huge amount of Ethereum has already been staked for its deposit contract as a component of the innovative proof-of-stake network. The latest data reveals that over $529 M of Ether has already been deposited. The opening move of Ethereum 2.0—the...

Yearn.Finance & Sushi merge

Yearn Finance Merges with SushiSwap

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DeFi platform Yearn.Finance has informed about another merger, this one with SushiSwap, a fork of decentralized exchange Uniswap. The deal suggests joining the two protocols' resources as well as their TVL. According to DeFi Pulse, the present TVL of Yearn is around $455 M and SushiSwap's TVL is...

Dafabet using COTI's technology

COTI Network Works with Dafabet

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The leading online gambling company Dafabet builds a partnership with COTI in order to optimize digital currency implementation. This is important news for COTI as the platform seeks to develop its network for crypto transfers and in these terms, its interests coincide with the gaming industry,...

Pizza Hut enables BTC payments in Venezuela

Pizza Hut enables BTC payments in Venezuela

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On Nov 27, 2020, Pizza Hut announced that customers can pay for their services with digital currency. Never before had the popular pizza place accepted any kind of cryptocurrency. This became possible due to a collaboration with the Latin American crypto trading platform, Crypto Buyer. The company...

Curve votes 11.28.2020

Curve to Hand $3M in Fees to Governance Token Owners

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DeFi project Curve Finance voted to issue about $3 M in collected fees to the protocol's governance token owners. The decision was made on Friday after a week-lasted voting course considering the issue of managing fees. In three days the network will direct some $2,631,601.92 amount of pays to user...

Beam to build confidential defi

Chainlink-Powered Beam to Build Confidential DeFi

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The most recent crypto-asset scheme using Chainlink’s oracle solution became Mimblewimble-based privacy coin Beam. Beam is a confidential and scalable stablecoin which ERC-20 bridge uses Chainlink’s oracle supply structure. Beam supported confidential tokens back in June during the EE 5.0...

IOTA AND RESEARCH LABORATORY

IOTA Cooperates with Pantos for R&D Lab

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IOTA builds a partnership with Pantos to develop blockchain and distributed ledger technology within the framework of a new research institution aimed to innovate the two structures. On November 26, authorities informed that the multi-blockchain asset protocol Pantos and IOTA, along with...

Libra plans to launch in January

Libra Plans to Launch in January

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Facebook-proposed Libra stablecoin is expected to release in January. As the Financial Times reported, after over a year's examination from international financial supervisors, Libra will launch in the form of a U.S. dollar-backed cryptocurrency. The publication cites three people who took part in...

BTC price 26.11.2020

BTC Price Hits $17.075 Lows Losing $1000 in 3 Hours

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Following the price growth up to $19,500 during the day’s trading, Bitcoin saw a period of bearish uncertainty that resulted in a sharp sell-off. Bitcoin then rated $17,075 with daily losses of around 5%. The sudden price drop came in tandem with large-volume investors depositing BTC to exchanges...

Justin Sun about Tron voting requests

Voting Requests of TRON Network were Approved

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The creator of the protocol TRON Justin Sun highlighted the fact that the TRON network is still the lowest-cost public chain. He also said that with the efforts of all communities the network will achieve much progress. TRON is a decentralized system that was created to help guide the...

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