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Crypto Basics
How to Detect a Crypto Rug Pull
There are a few easy things you can do to avoid falling into a rug pull.
By Werner Vermaak
10mo ago
7m
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Tech Deep Dives
Impermanent Loss: What Is It and How Can I Reduce Its Impact?
Is the risk of impermanent loss worth the possible rewards?
By Werner Vermaak
10mo ago
7m
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Tech Deep Dives
You Might Be Surprised Which Blockchain Leads this DeFi Metric
Total value locked in DeFi protocols is one metric to tell adoption of the blockchain, but the ratio of MCAP to TVL could tell which competing chains have a higher DeFi utilization rate.
By Daniel Phillips
10mo ago
2m
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Crypto Basics
Weekly Crypto Twitter Roundup, Jan. 21: of Basic Copyright Literacy and Synthetic Wombs
Elon Musk, Serena Williams, Vitalik Buterin and others have been the subject of some pretty harsh Twitter memes this week.
By Andrey Kartsev
10mo ago
9m
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Fantom Maker (FAME)? A Democratic Launchpad for Fantom
CoinMarketCap dives into Fantom Maker, a launchpad and incubator primarily focused on the Fantom blockchain.
By Daniel Phillips
10mo ago
4m
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Atlas DEX? A Capital Efficient Cross-Chain DEX and DeFi Optimizer
CoinMarketCap takes a deep dive into Atlas DEX, a decentralized exchange that looks to maximize the efficiency of trades
By Daniel Phillips
10mo ago
5m
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CMC Research
FOAN Continues Strong Fundamentals Growth in January Push
Despite the recent market slump, the FOAN — Fantom, Harmony, Cosmos and NEAR Protocol — group of alternate layer-1 blockchains have outperformed its peers.
By Daniel Phillips
10mo ago
2m
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is DePo (DEPO)? Features, Tokenomics, and Price Prediction
CoinMarketCap takes a deep dive into DePo (DEPO), a decentralized application platform that consolidates all crypto-related experiences in one place for new and experienced users.
By Hassan Shafiq
10mo ago
8m
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Crypto Basics
7 Ways to Generate Passive Income With Crypto
Tired of constantly keeping track of your portfolio, capitalizing on opportunities, and managing your positions? Here are seven ways to generate passive income with crypto!
By Daniel Phillips
10mo ago
9m
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Multiverse Capital (MVC)? Features, Tokenomics, and Price Prediction
CoinMarketCap takes a deep dive into Multiverse Capital (MVC), a project that allows farming on multiple chains and provides profits to MVC holders.
By Hassan Shafiq
10mo ago
5m
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Crypto Basics
What Is a DAO? CoinMarketCap’s Definitive Guide
We walk you through all the things you need to know to get caught up on DAOs.
By Avyan
11mo ago
13m
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DeFi
Crypto Lost in Scams Hits $7.7B in 2021 — Up 81%
The surge has been fueled by a rise in so-called "rug pulls" — predominantly found in the world of decentralized finance.
By Connor Sephton
11mo ago
2m
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Crypto News
Crypto News, Dec. 15: Elon Goes DOGE, Again
Plus, Coinbase lets you see your NFTs, the weather moves to the blockchain and senators hold some crypto.
By CoinMarketCap
11mo ago
3m
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Crypto News
See Your NFTs Right on Coinbase
Coinbase is going full Web3 with its new wallet updates.
By Daniel Phillips
11mo ago
2m
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Tech Deep Dives
These Were the Worst Hacks of 2021 (So Far!)
Over $1.5 billion has been stolen across the top 10 crypto hacks, with the majority occurring on DeFi protocols. Find out more about how these hacks transpired.
By Daniel Phillips
11mo ago
3m
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CMC Research
Solana Is the Most Active Blockchain… Or Is it?
A look at the total on-chain transactions of various blockchains for the month of November and Solana comes out top, but is that really the case?
By Daniel Phillips
11mo ago
3m
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Tech Deep Dives
Curve Wars and the Emergency DAO
Mochi Inu rigged dominance on Curve Finance resulted in the setting up of an EmergencyDAO, which begs the question: can there really be true decentralization?
By Avyan
11mo ago
11m
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DeFi
Crypto Crash Hit Metaverse and DeFi Tokens Hardest
With the metaverse still a fairly abstract concept that's yet to achieve mainstream adoption, it seems the current craze is based on hope of what these virtual worlds may one day be worth.
By Connor Sephton
11mo ago
3m