3 reasons Stellar (XLM) saw a 166% rally within five days

The price of XLM, the native cryptocurrency of the Stellar blockchain, has been showing strong momentum. There are three reasons why XLM saw a 166% rally in the past week. The potential reasons are the consolidation of Bitcoin, technicals showing overbought conditions, and social media traction. The 4-hour price chart of XLM. Source: TradingView.com Bitcoin is…

Crypto bull run returns with 25% Cardano (ADA) rally

It seems that the crypto bull run may be returning as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and altcoins mount a strong recovery from their lows. BTC is currently in the midst of pushing $17,700 as of this article’s writing, which is a key resistance level that bulls should hope to hold. ETH is pushing past key resistances as…

Seeming oracle attack causes $100m in Ethereum DeFi liquidations

It appears we just saw our latest DeFi exploit/attack, but this one was much different than all the rest. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the rest of the crypto market spiked dramatically lower on Wednesday evening as buying pressure finally abated. The running theory is that due to it being Thanksgiving, the buying pressure that had come…

Major announcements on Cardano set to take place by the end of the year

With a week left before the official November product update, Charles Hoskinson, the CEO of IOHK, took to YouTube to share a brief glimpse of what’s been accomplished at Cardano this month. Hoskinson said that the regular update will take place at the end of November, while a bigger, end-of-the-year update will happen on Dec….

Cardano introduces Smash, a new open-source stake pool metadata aggregation server

IOHK, the company behind Cardano, has introduced Smash—a new metadata framework that will act as a better and more accurate source of stake pool information. Smash is a server that can aggregate, fetch, and store stake pool metadata such as owner details, pool name, and homepage. As the server code is open-source and can be…

Exploring the idea of interoperability between Cardano and Litecoin

During the latest Litening Series webinar, the heads of the Litecoin Foundation explored the idea of introducing interoperability between Cardano and Litecoin. David Schwartz, the project director of the Litecoin Foundation, said that it was important to generate as much talk about this idea as possible, as having a bridge between Litecoin and Cardano wouldn’t…

2017-era altcoins IOTA, XRP and more surge 25% amid crypto bull run

Uncharacteristically, decentralized finance (DeFi) coins such as Yearn.finance’s YFI and AAVE have been on the sidelines over the past 24 hours as Ethereum surges higher along with a swath of other altcoins. CryptoSlate market data shows that the top-performing cryptocurrencies in the top 100 by market capitalizations are all 2017-era coins that rallied hard in…

Golem, one of Ethereum’s first ICOs, just announced its migration to ERC20

Golem announced its token migration earlier this week. The blockchain was one of the first ICOs on Ethereum, raising $8.6 million in 29 minutes and setting the precedent for thousands of other ICOs in the years since. Its token will now change from the current Golem Network Token (GNT) to GLM, an ERC20 compliant Ethereum…