Tag: technology

Jan 16 2021

Optimism “Soft” Launches Layer-2 Solution Amid Ethereum Bull Run

Jan 16 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  fees layer 2 optimism scaling technology

The Ethereum bull run is in full swing, the soft launch of the Optimism...

Firo Activates Latest Privacy Upgrade “Lelantus”

Firo has activated a new privacy upgrade called Lelantus as of Jan. 14, 2021. The newly upgraded protocol enhances transaction privacy by removing Firo's previous limitations. Firo Boosts Privacy With Lelantus Firo was initially launched as...

Jan 15 2021

Charles Hoskinson tells Jack Dorsey that Cardano is working on a decentralized social media initiative

Jan 15 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adausd adoption people technology

Charles Hoskinson, the CEO of IOHK, called on Jack Dorsey not to create a decentralized social media standard within Twitter. He said that Dorsey’s Blue Sky project should be made open-source so that the entire crypto industry can contribute to it. In the exchange, Hoskinson revealed that IOHK was working on a mysterious project that could...

Jan 14 2021

Polkadot launches first parachain as DOT price surpasses $12

Jan 14 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi dotusd price watch technology

The high-speed blockchain has garnered quite the fan following in the past year. Parachains on Polkadot Blockchain ecosystem and crypto protocol Polkadot saw the launch of its first-ever parachain yesterday, a move that pushed the prices of its DOT token to...

Ethereum Miners Oppose “ETH Buyback” Proposal

Jan 14 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  eip-1559 ethereum mining technology

A critical Ethereum implementation, EIP-1559, is drawing closer. However, some Ethereum miners are opposed to the update. EIP-1559 Sparks Debate Members of the Ethereum community are facing a roadblock over EIP-1559. Discussions surrounding the update surfaced in the...

Jan 13 2021

Blockstack Upgrade Introduces Smart Contracts for Bitcoin

Blockstack's soon-to-be-launched blockchain offers developers smart contracts anchored to Bitcoin and investors new ways to earn BTC. Delegate Tokens, Earn Bitcoin Stacks 2.0...

1inch Exchange Drops Costs of Swapping DAI, USDC Stablecoins

1inch Exchange, a leading DEX aggregator, has added support for MakerDAO's Peg Stability Module (PSM). This feature allows users to swap DAI:USDC at a 1:1 ratio while charging a...

Jan 12 2021

DeFi Project StaFi to Launch Synthetic Ethereum, Polkadot Tokens

Jan 12 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  stafi staking technology

Staking protocol StaFi has updated users with its 2021 roadmap after falling behind on a few key milestones. StaFi Announces Product-Packed First Quarter Users can stake PoS tokens on...

Jan 10 2021

Cosmos Finally Launches IBC Protocol for Developers

Cosmos has released a new software development kit (SDK) called Stargate, a major milestone towards building the network's "internet of blockchains." Stargate Ushers in Interoperable Era...

Jan 08 2021

Litecoin Will Get Smart Contracts via Flare Networks

Jan 08 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  technology

Litecoin will receive smart contract capabilities through Flare Networks, according to a tweet from the latter project. Flare Networks Adds Smart Contracts Flare Networks states that it will introduce the feature...

Jan 07 2021

Comparing the technicals of Polkadot (DOT), Cosmos (ATOM), and Avalanche (AVAX)

Jan 07 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  altcoins dotusd ethusd technology

Polkadot, Cosmos, and Avalanche have all been created to solve the same set of problems—the low latency and scalability issues plaguing Ethereum. However, each of the blockchains took on a different approach to improving Ethereum. We explore the subtle...

Dfinity Mainnet Is Ready for New Age of Web Apps

Jan 07 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  technology

Dfinity has announced the successful launch of its governance blockchain mainnet, known as Network Nervous System (NNS). Dfinity's Cloud Computing Project Switzerland-based blockchain project Dfinity aims to compete with centralized...

Jan 06 2021

Will Litecoin Be Delisted if It Becomes a Privacy Coin?

Jan 06 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  technology

Bittrex recently made the decision to delist Monero, Zcash, Dash, and Grin. Those delistings raise questions about the future of Litecoin, which also has plans to add privacy features. Is Grin's Delisting a Bad Sign for...

Monero on Uniswap? BTSE Issues Wrapped Monero on Ethereum

BTSE exchange has launched a Monero-backed token on Ethereum called Wrapped Monero (WXMR). The innovation arrives amidst a wave of delistings for various privacy-centric tokens....

Jan 05 2021

Here are some of the big projects coming to Polkadot (DOT) in 2021

Jan 05 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption altcoins dotusd technology

After signing off on an action-packed year, Polkadot is gearing up for an even more eventful 2021. We take a look at some of the projects that are set to launch on the blockchain platform this year, as well as a few major updates to the networks that are set to see the light of day in the coming weeks. Frontier With interoperability...

Jan 04 2021

As Ethereum Gas Fees Break Records, Optimistic Primes Layer-2 Solution Trial

Jan 04 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  technology

Ethereum Layer-2 scaling solution Optimistic PBC has announced a firm date for when it will launch its mainnet trial with Synthetix. Ethereum Gas Fees Force Alternatives Optimism PBC...

Jan 01 2021

The world of Polkadot (DOT): A 2020 year in review

According to Gavin Wood, the founder and lead developer at Polkadot, The ambitious blockchain project has had a hugely successful year and will continue to be the most decentralized network on the market. Wood published a roundup of the company’s achievements in 2020 and shared the company’s plans for next year. Grant programs and treasuries were a...

Dec 31 2020

Yearn Finance Founder Andre Cronje Launches yCredit

Dec 31 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  andre cronje technology ycredit

Andre Cronje has been building more decentralized finance infrastructure. This time, he's created a protocol called yCredit....

Dec 30 2020

Governance in 2021: What the future holds for Cardano (ADA)

Dec 30 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adausd altcoins technology

In a recent YouTube video, Charles Hoskinson, the CEO of IOHK, looked back at 2020 and how it helped shape Cardano into a future-proof, third-generation blockchain. With 2021 right around the corner, Hoskinson also laid out what next year will have in store for the blockchain, with governance being the central point of the project’s development in the next several months. This year...

Dec 29 2020

This stablecoin project just moved from Ethereum to Tezos; here’s why

Dec 29 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  ethusd stablecoins technology xtzusd

Stably announced its collaboration with the Tezos ecosystem in a release this week. The move will bring the USD-backed stablecoin, USDS, to the latter. From Ethereum to Tezos Stablecoin development project Stably...

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