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Ex-DeFi Developer Andre Cronje Breaks Silence and Says Crypto Regulation is 'Necessary'
Cronje claims a lot of crypto projects are being built by people who read Wikipedia articles on bonds and think to themselves "I can do this better."
By Connor Sephton
7mo ago
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Crypto News
ICHI Drops More Than 90% in Liquidation Cascade
The ICHI governance token collapsed in value after cascading liquidations in the Rari Fuse Pool wiped out the pool's liquidity.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
7mo ago
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Crypto Basics
A Guide to Decentralized Finance
Check out our DeFi guide, no matter if you're just a beginner, already trading or a real DeFi degen.
By Anupam Varshney
7mo ago
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DeFi
Experienced Crypto Investor Loses $1.7M in Hot Wallet Hack, and Reveals How It Happened
Arthur_0x said "I'm not sure how I can persuade most normal people to put a substantial part of their networth on-chain anymore" — and warns crypto users to stay vigilant.
By Connor Sephton
8mo ago
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CMC Research
Ultra-low Fees on EVM-compatible Chains: Have It Held Up?
A look at the top EVM-compatible blockchains and whether transaction fees have remained low as promised.
By Daniel Phillips
8mo ago
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Crypto Basics
Who Is Andre Cronje?
Alexandria by CoinmarketCap explores the past, present and future of Andre Cronje, one of the rockstar developers in DeFi that recently left the industry.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
8mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
Crypto Staking Guide 2022
It's 2022, and despite a lacklustre 2021 for DeFi, TVL continues to grow as stakers increase — but what exactly is staking, and how can you stake in the crypto markets?
By Werner Vermaak
8mo ago
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Crypto News
Chainalysis Unveils Free Sanctions Screening Tools
The blockchain intelligence firm says the services are specifically designed to help decentralized exchanges, DeFi platforms, DAOs and DApp developers.
By Connor Sephton
8mo ago
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CMC Research
How Much Are People Paying to Use Crypto
A look at how much fees people are paying to use different blockchains and decentralized applications like DEXes.
By Daniel Phillips
8mo ago
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DeFi
Renowned DeFi Developer Andre Cronje Quits Industry
Andre Cronje launched Yearn Finance and Keep3rV1, and had also played an instrumental role in the creation of countless other DeFi protocols — and token prices are now plunging.
By Connor Sephton
8mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Solidly Exchange? Features, Tokenomics and Price Prediction
CoinMarketCap Alexandria takes a deep dive into Solidly Exchange, the new DeFi AMM built on Fantom by star developer Andre Cronje.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
9mo ago
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CMC Research
EIP-1559 Has Now Burned More Than $5 Billion in ETH
Ethereum EIP-1559 went live on Aug. 4, 2021, as part of an improvement proposal to upgrade the transaction fee system. It has since burned over 1.8M Ether so far.
By Daniel Phillips
9mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is ParaState (STATE)? A Platform That Brings Ethereum DApps to Polkadot
ParaState plans to bring Ethereum smart contracts to Polkadot.
By Daniel Phillips
9mo ago
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Crypto News
Crypto News, Feb. 4: Wormhole Bounces Back
Also today, Nintendo says it is interested in exploring NFTs and the metaverse... on one condition.
By Connor Sephton
9mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Anchor Protocol (ANC)? Features, Tokenomics and Price Prediction
CoinMarketCap takes a deep dive into Anchor Protocol (ANC), a platform on Terra blockchain that offers low-volatile yields to users who deposit UST — Terra stablecoins.
By Hassan Shafiq
9mo ago
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DeFi
Is Wonderland's Sifu Laundering Thousands of ETH?
Data from Etherscan shows that sifu.eth — an address that is believed to be linked to Michael Patryn — has sent 2,000 ETH to Tornado Cash, worth $5.5 million at current rates.
By Connor Sephton
9mo ago
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DeFi
Wonderland DeFi Protocol to Shut Down After Scandal
Wonderland's demise is also sending shockwaves through the rest of the crypto ecosystem, not least because of the interconnected nature of DeFi protocols.
By Connor Sephton
9mo ago
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DeFi
Quadriga Co-Founder Was Working for DeFi Protocol
Wonderland's co-founder Daniele Sestagalli has now asked Michael Patryn to step down from this position — and admitted that he had known about his past for a month.
By Connor Sephton
10mo ago
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