Monthly Archives: September 2020

‘DeFo’ staking enabled for Waves’ Neutrino stablecoins

Crypto traders can earn passive income through Neutrino stablecoin staking. U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Waves.Exchange, which supports the price-stable multi-asset Neutrino protocol, is introducing a way for crypto traders to earn passive income through stablecoin staking. According to a Sept. 29 announcement from Waves, the exchange has expanded its tokenized assets ecosystem to include seven different Neutrino stablecoins — synthetic versions of national currencies — through a decentralized foreign exchange market, or ‘DeFo’. Holders of the Neutrino US dollar (USDN), euro (EURN), yen (JPYN), yuan (CNYN), ruble (RUBN), […]

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‘No coiner’ TikTok star launches finance podcast with Bitcoin bull Pomp

‘I do believe crypto is its own asset class and one worth exploring,’ said the TikTok star. A 21-year-old social media star famous for his TikTok videos is entering the crypto space, guided by Bitcoin bull Anthony ‘Pomp’ Pompliano. Bryce Hall has launched a finance podcast with Pompliano called “Capital University”. Unlike Pomp’s regular podcast, which is focused on business, investing, and promoting Bitcoin (BTC), the joint venture will cross the generational divide, as the 32-year-old Pomp learns how social media influencers are making money, while Hall […]

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Uniswap Captures $2 Billion Locked, Dex Volume Outpaces Second-Largest Centralized Exchange

The decentralized exchange (dex) built on Ethereum, Uniswap has accumulated a whopping $2 billion in total value locked (TVL) this week. Tuesday’s data shows out of all the decentralized finance (defi) application’s Uniswap dominates the $11 billion landscape by over 18%. Just recently, the defi space has touched a few new milestones as the ecosystem’s TVL this week has topped $11 billion. The dex Uniswap is dominating the defi landscape by 18.65% with over $2 billion TVL to-date. Uniswap is followed by Makerdao ($1.9B), Aave ($1.56B), Curve.fi […]

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Easily Spend Your Bitcoin via Prepaid Debit Card or a PayPal Account with Bitcoin of America’s Easy to Use Trading Platform

Bitcoin of America offers a number of convenient ways to transfer your bitcoin or litecoin to commonly used USD payment gateways like prepaid debit cards or a PayPal account. Read the guides below to find the method that’s best for you. Most commonly, bank transfers are used to transfer bitcoin, but using popular fiat gateways like PayPal and Prepaid debit cards can make it easy to spend Bitcoin and Litecoin anywhere that accepts USD. Sell Bitcoin to Prepaid Debit Card Want to spend your crypto at any […]

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Malaysian billionaire steps down to pursue ‘horse currency’ offering

“I am handing over the public-listed company’s business to the new directors and I will concentrate on cryptocurrencies,” said the 65-year-old. The founder of Malaysian investment giant Country Heights Holdings is stepping down from his position to focus on issuing a cryptocurrency. According to a Sept. 28 article in news outlet The Edge Markets, billionaire Lee Kim Yew — also known as Lee Kim Tiong — will no longer be the executive chairman of Country Heights as of Jan 2021.  “I am handing over the public-listed company’s […]

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US Senate Candidate Is a Hodler, Sees Bitcoin as Alternative Store of Value to US Dollar

US Senate candidate Cynthia Lummis is pro-bitcoin. She bought her first bitcoin during her time in Congress. Now she calls herself a hodler and sees the cryptocurrency as a viable alternative store of value to the US dollar. Bitcoin Advocate in the Senate Cynthia Lummis served Wyoming as a conservative Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives for eight years. She is now in the running for the U.S. Senate, with the endorsement of President Donald Trump. Lummis revealed during the third annual Wyoming Blockchain Stampede on […]

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Congress weighs crypto payments and fintech lending in hearing today

Despite skepticism about loosening regulations on loans, the Fintech Task Force couldn’t stop talking about crypto as a way of upgrading payments in the U.S. In a hearing on Tuesday, the Congressional Fintech Task Force heard arguments on new rules that would potentially expand banking regulations to accommodate more technology firms providing financial services. A subunit of the Financial Services Committee, the Fintech Task Force leads the committee’s examinations of emerging technologies. As Task Force Chair Stephen Lynch (D-MA) noted, “Banking is becoming less centralized. Consumers are […]

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Afraid of DeFi? Here’s how to earn 41% APY on Bitcoin without wrapping it

Decentralized finance yields are incredibly attractive, but options markets can also provide similar sized returns for those willing to take risks. The number of investors interested in yield farming has grown immensely over the past 6-months as decentralized finance (DeFi) applications became better known and easier to use.  This has led to an uncountable number of liquidity pools offering annual percentage yields (APY) surpassing 1,000% and the total value locked in DeFi contracts has risen to billions of dollars. Bitcoin investors who wanted a piece of the […]

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Blockchain legislation passes the House, heads for Senate

Bills from the Energy and Commerce Committee are making their way to the Senate following votes this afternoon. The updated Consumer Safety Technology Act, which now includes the Digital Taxonomy Act and the Blockchain Innovation Act, has passed in the House of Representatives and is now headed for the Senate as of Tuesday afternoon. The Digital Taxonomy Act provides definitions for the terms “digital asset” and “digital unit” and would task the Federal Trade Commission with preventing unfair trade practices in both. The Blockchain Innovation Act would require the FTC […]

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DeFi is too ‘noisy,’ MyEtherWallet CEO says

Hype can be hectic and unorganized. 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 to figure out what the next big thing is and then putting a ton of money inside without doing enough research,” he said.  Back in 2019, […]

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