Polkadot token holders have voted to change the denomination between DOT and its smallest unit, Plancks, by a factor of 100. Thus, the initial DOT supply will now be 1 billion as opposed to its original 10 million. But similar to a stock split, the supply change won’t impact Polkadot’s pre-market va...
Crypto exchange FTX has announced plans to launch a decentralized exchange (DEX), called Serum, built on the Solana blockchain within the next few weeks. FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and crew selected Solana over Ethereum because it’s reportedly more scalable and cost-efficient than its counterpart. Bu...
Today Maker became the first DeFi protocol to surpass the $1 billion total value locked mark. Nearly $900 million of that TVL is ETH. Source: DeFi Pulse Since Compound’s distribution patch passed June 30th, which made Dai more attractive to liquidity mine with, Dai issuance has soared more than $...
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27 July 2020
3 coins to keep an eye on | Issue #88
The past week brought some signs of life to Bitcoin. The price climbed over 11% from its lows to its highs before closing almost 8% higher than the week before. Meanwhile, the altcoin marketcap surged almost 15% alongside Bitcoin from $103 billion to $118 billion by the weekend. While we wait to see if this week brings ...
Ethereum 2.0 developers released the technical specifications for the latest and perhaps the last Phase 0 multi-client testnet on Wednesday. This testnet, codenamed Medalla, will be the fourth such network launched by Afri Schoeden and crew, following the likes of the late Schlesi and Witti as well ...
The Tezos Foundation has announced its fourth cohort of ecosystem grants, issuing funds 18 development teams and projects. This grant program offers financial support to projects building on the Tezos protocol, and this round had a particular focus on teams working to boost smart contract developmen...
BitGo now supports custodial and staking services for XTZ, the native asset of the Tezos blockchain, as reported by CoinDesk. The crypto custodian said Tezos investors could expect to earn around 6% in annual XTZ inflation rewards. BitGo’s custodial support could extend to include Bezos-based tokens...
Aragon announced an ANT liquidity mining program that commenced on Wed July 22nd at 3pm UTC. Over a 30 day period, ending August 21st at 3pm UTC, 50,000 ANT will be distributed as rewards to liquidity providers for the ANT/ETH pool on Uniswap V2. How to liquidity mine with ANT: - You must first pr...
On Jul. 15, 2020 Avalanche Foundation Limited conducted their first public (AVAX) token offerings. In 4.5 hours the team sold all 72 million tokens listed raising $42 million, however as the token offering was oversubscribed the team is currently in the process of returning funds The sale was set to...
Polkadot's on-chain governance system has approved and completed its first vote, which removed the "super-user" privileges (aka Sudo) held by the Web3 Foundation. This Sudo ability allowed the Foundation to manage the chain and initiate runtime upgrades during Polkadot's early phases, such as when t...

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