Category: Smart Contract


ETH 2.0 Contract Exceeds 7.4 Million Ether, Close to $30 Billion Locked, Liquid Staking Pools Grow


ETH 2.0 Contract Exceeds 7.4 Million Ether, Close to $30 Billion Locked, Liquid Staking Pools GrowThe Ethereum 2.0 contract now has more than 7.4 million ether worth over $29.3 billion using today’s ether exchange rates. According to statistics, the smart contract address is the largest holder of ethereum out of all the wallets in existence. Ethereum 2.0 Contract Nears $30 Billion In the early days, the Ethereum (ETH) protocol was […]


Jay-Z’s Entertainment Firm Roc Nation Buys Sensorium’s Metaverse Crypto Tokens


Jay-Z's Entertainment Firm Roc Nation Buys Sensorium's Metaverse Crypto TokensOn Wednesday, the full-service entertainment company founded by influential hip-hop artist Jay-Z, Roc Nation, revealed the firm has purchased tokens from the Sensorium Corporation. The tokens Roc Nation bought are called senso (SENSO), the in-platform currency of Sensorium Galaxy, an entertainment-focused metaverse that fuses cryptocurrencies with virtual reality (VR). Roc Nation Enters Sensorium’s Blended World […]



Legendary Hip-Hop Artist Jay-Z Enters the NFT Sphere — Rapper Lauds Blockchain and Smart Contracts


Legendary Hip-Hop Artist Jay-Z Enters the NFT Sphere — Rapper Lauds Blockchain and Smart ContractsWidely regarded as one of the most influential hip-hop artists in history, Shawn Carter, professionally known as Jay-Z, has been dipping his toes into the ocean of non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles recently. The American rapper has also partnered with Sotheby’s to auction an NFT called “Heir to the Throne.” Further, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and […]





Defi Venture XFai Reveals Liquidity Generation Event, Project Backed by Angel Investor Roger Ver


Defi Venture Xfai Reveals Liquidity Generation Event, Project Backed by Angel Investor Roger VerDecentralized finance (defi) has seen extreme demand and innovative use-cases during the last 12 months. Defi oracles, decentralized exchange (dex) platforms and automated money makers (AMM) have swelled in value, as statistics show over $43 billion is locked into defi protocols today. Meanwhile, a new project has recently stepped out of the gate called XFai, […]




Statera – a Global Deflationary Asset


PRESS RELEASE. Since its inception, Statera has had a singular goal: “to put cryptocurrency into every portfolio”. Statera is a first-of-its-kind asset that offers a unique exposure for any user: an immutable, global, decentralised and deflationary asset. On top of this, Statera threads through multiple liquidity pools, allowing users to easily and instantly diversify into […]


No, You Can’t Buy Shares in Bitcoin


With bitcoin going through an extended bull-run, scammers and con artists have been on hand to exploit a general fear of missing out (FOMO). Many early adopters of bitcoin became multi-millionaires by simply holding the digital asset. New Scam Tactic Consequently, many bitcoin investment scams have sprung up and millions of dollars have been lost […]

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Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Threshold Met: Proof-of-Stake ‘Beacon’ Chain Starts in 7 Days


Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Threshold Met: Proof-of-Stake 'Beacon' Chain Starts in 7 DaysThe Ethereum network’s ETH 2.0 contract has crossed the threshold needed to initiate the upcoming upgrade. Currently, there’s more 694,368 ether worth over $422 million resting in the contract, as developers hope the proof-of-stake launch will begin on December 1. At the end of the first week of November, the Ethereum Foundation initiated the first […]

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Uncollaterized Power: A Makerdao Governance Vote Was Swayed by a Defi Flash Loan


Uncollaterized Power: A Makerdao Governance Vote Was Swayed by a Defi Flash LoanThe Makerdao and the stablecoin DAI has been a popular project in the decentralized finance (defi) space and it’s also had its share of problems. This week the project called Bprotocol leveraged a defi flash loan in order to sway a Makerdao governance vote. The development team behind the Maker project aims to make it […]

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12 Defi Con Artists Exposed – Are Rug Pulling Incidents Threatening the Future of Defi ?  


The ongoing hype about the abnormally high returns from Defi tokens has naturally seen many more investors moving funds to decentralized protocols. As of October 10, total value locked in Defi protocols was nearly $11 billion. However, despite this apparent endorsement of Defi, rug pulling incidents and outright scams now seem to be blighting this […]

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SBTC Plummets by 99% as Devs Announce Dissolution of Token


The price of SBTC plunged by nearly 98% in just over an hour on September 21 as devs announced the dissolution of the token. The dissolution announcement came more than a month after the token reached an all-time high of $5.07. At the time of writing, the token was quoted at $0.007 down from $0.64. […]

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Chainlink Competitor Band Token Grows 300% in 7 Days Setting New ATH


BAND, the native token of the Band Protocol, has grown by more 300% in just seven days. At the at time of writing, the token traded at $14.50 against the August 3 trading price of $3.86. On August 10, the token also touched a new high of $17.78 while the 24 hours traded volumes were […]

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Developer Proposes Decentralized Bitcoin Hashrate Derivatives


Defi and Bitcoin Mining: Developer Creates Noncustodial Hashrate Derivatives ConceptThere’s a new concept called Powswap that lets people speculate on hashrate in order to hedge against price volatility. Powswap was developed by the software engineer Jeremy Rubin who believes hashrate derivatives products allow people to leverage new trading strategies. Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in Europe, US, Asia Powswap Where […]

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McAfee Envisions DEX in a World Where Crypto Won’t Be Traded for Fiat


In a recent video posted to Twitter. John McAfee states: “Imagine a world…where fiat currency is diminishing in importance.” Instead of pointing to the adoption of crypto by big money interests, the rogue politician and radical bitcoin proponent talks of a complete flip, where users won’t need to exchange their cryptocurrencies for fiat. Crypto will […]

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Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to Scale


Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to ScaleSecond generation blockchains were presented as being faster, cheaper, and more scalable than Bitcoin. Third generation chains (basically anything that came after Ethereum) promised even greater optimizations. In the event, these networks have run into the same difficulties as Bitcoin, with competition for scarce resources leading to mounting costs and congestion. To tackle these problems, […]

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