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SushiSwap Moves Up Uniswap Token Withdrawal

SushiSwap, the automated market maker aiming to unseat market leader Uniswap, has moved up its launch by five days. Because of SushiSwap, total value in assets locked on Uniswap have gone up by just under $1.5 billion since the SushiSwap contract went into effect at block 10750000 on Aug. 28, according to DeFi Pulse, making […]

BitMEX to List Futures for New Crypto Coins for First Time in Over 2 Years

BitMEX is adding chainlink and tezos futures, the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange said. Source link

Hacker Hijacks Twitter Account of Indian Prime Minister’s Relief Fund, Asks Followers for Crypto

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the latest victim of a Twitter hack undertaken to trick social media users into sending cryptocurrency to the attackers. The Modi incident is another sobering reminder to always think twice before sending crypto to strangers on the internet, even if there’s a blue check and the portrait of a […]

Total Value on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Sets Another Record High Amid Market Rally

The Layer 2 protocol holds $12.4 million worth of bitcoins. Source link

Tor Project Launches Membership Program to Boost Agility, Funds

After laying off a third of its staff in April, the project is looking for ways to increase the “diversity of funds” in its budget. Source link

What Changes at the Fed and the SEC Mean for Crypto

There has been no shortage of epoch-changing twists so far this year. I mean, seriously, take your pick: even aside from the pandemic, we have riots on the streets of American cities, an alarming trade war, negative oil prices and gold briefly above $2,000/oz. These are just some of the loud, headline-grabbing changes that were […]

Ethereum Classic Hit by Third 51% Attack in a Month

The Ethereum Classic blockchain suffered a 51% attack Saturday evening, its third such attack this month, noticed by mining company Bitfly, which also spotted the first attack on Aug. 1. UPDATE (Aug. 29, 23:03 UTC): Adding comment from ETC Cooperative.UPDATE (Aug. 30, 01:05 UTC): Adding comment from ETC Labs’ technology coordinator. Source link

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Climbs to $11.5K With Record Amount in DeFi

Bitcoin bounced back from Thursday’s drop at a time when more of the cryptocurrency is locked in DeFi than ever before. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $11,511 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.2% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $11,231-$11,552 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal […]

Whistleblower Kidnapped in Ukraine After Accusing Crypto Firm of Exit Scam

A group of people pushed a man into a gray minivan on a dark street. The man yelled, “Help! Help! No!” and pushed against the van. Passersby shouted, “Let him go!” and tried to stop the van. The man was finally stuffed inside and the van left.  This blurry video, apparently filmed by an unidentified […]

LINE Launches Digital Asset Wallet and Blockchain Development Platform

The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups. Source link

Crypto Exchange Coincheck to Launch Japan’s First IEO

Major Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck aims to launch its first Initial Exchange Offering project for Hash Palette, a content distribution platform for Japanese comic and graphic novels, anime and music by next March. Source link

DeFi Aggregator Bella Protocol Announces $4M Seed Round

Beijing-based decentralized finance (DeFi) aggregator Bella Protocol announced Monday a $4 million seed round led by Arrington XRP Capital. Source link