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China: $15 million Ethereum scam ends in Ferrari showdown

A scam involving fake crypto exchange tokens, fast sports-cars, and mansions had all the ingredients of a Hollywood thriller—minus the bad guys going scot-free in the end. This week, authorities in China busted a local scheme perpetuated by college kids looking to make a quick buck; with the latter ending up making millions in the Read more…

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Ethereum DeFi: Aave Google Searches Explode, But Not For Why You Think

The sudden rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) applications in 2020 has rearranged the cryptocurrency landscape. In a little over two years, a combined sum of $2 billion has made its way into various DeFi protocols, while giving birth to the “yield mining” meme in the meantime. With this in mind, it perhaps shouldn’t be a Read more…

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$1.77 Billion TVL: DeFi Markets Hit All-Time High With as Yield Farming Flourishes

Decentralized finance markets have reached their highest ever levels in terms of the total amount of crypto collateral locked in smart contracts across the nascent ecosystem. DeFi: The Quickest Growing Sector in Crypto The recent liquidity farming craze has catalyzed DeFi markets so much that they have now become the quickest growing sector in the Read more…

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The Probability of Ethereum Seeing a Parabolic Rise in 2020 is 7%; Factors to Consider

Ethereum has been moving in close tandem with Bitcoin throughout the past several days and weeks, struggling to garner any independent momentum as it ranges This sideways trading has done little to bolster the cryptocurrency’s bull case That being said, analysts have been pointing to its fundamental strength as a reason why it may soon Read more…

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Some Ethereum DeFi Users Are Making 100% APY But There Are Multiple Risks

Unlike Bitcoin, which has stalled in the low-$9,000s, Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi) has seen exponential growth over the past few weeks. Camila Russo, a former Bloomberg journalist turned Ethereum publicist, noted on June 19th that the amount of value locked in DeFi applications is up 40% in the past seven days alone. Due to a Read more…

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Ethereum DeFi Is “Going Parabolic” But ETH Isn’t Following: Investors Guess Why

For months now, decentralized finance has been deemed one of Ethereum’s “killer use cases.” The concept of migrating financial services onto a relatively decentralized platform has been deemed a genius idea by many investors. Over the past few weeks, this has culminated in rapid growth in DeFi protocols. According to DeFiPulse, there is now in Read more…

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Ethereum DeFi Protocol Assures “User Funds Are Safe” After Rumored Attack

One of Ethereum and crypto’s “hottest use cases,” decentralized finance, got a big scare on June 17th as some market participants thought that a key application was being attacked by a bad actor. The application’s operators have since assured the community that user funds are safe. Ethereum DeFi Protocol ‘Hack’ Scares Users On June 17th, Read more…

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If History Rhymes, Ethereum May Have Just Hit Its Mid-Term Peak

Ethereum has been closely tracking Bitcoin’s price action throughout the past several weeks and even months, struggling to garner any independent momentum This correlation has grown particularly clear over the past few weeks, as ETH is now trading within a firm consolidation channel alongside BTC and other altcoins It is important to note that one Read more…

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The Miners That Received $2.6 Million Worth of ETH Transaction Fees Will Keep The Money

The mining pool, which processed a mysterious Ethereum transfer carrying a needlessly excessive $2.6 million transaction fee, has announced it will distribute the millions among its miners. Bitfly, which operates the Ethermine mining pool, announced the decision on Monday, stating that four days is long enough for someone to have come to claim it. Miners Read more…

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The Ethereum Investment Case Has This Unexpected Achilles’ Heel

With the next crypto bull run on the horizon, investors have speculated that Ethereum will be one of this cycle’s best investments. As reported by Bitcoinist previously, Chris Burniske, a partner at Placeholder Capital, said that he thinks Ethereum could rally to $7,500 in the coming years: “If BTC goes > $50,000 in the next Read more…