Internet Computer (ICP) will soon integrate with Ethereum, Dfinity founder reveals

Over a two-day voting period, which started on September 15, Internet Computer (ICP) token holders can vote for, or against, the proposed integration with the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain. According to Dfinity Foundation, which is developing technology for the Internet Computer (ICP) blockchain, the integration will result in Bitcoin transactions with fast finality and low transaction…

Creator of Fidenza NFTs calls out Solana copycat for stealing his algorithm

SolBlocks have announced the launch of a new collection of NFTs called SolBlocks Series I (Fidenza). The team added that they will be using the same algorithm script employed by the original Fidenza artist, Tyler Hobbs. “The main theme behind SolBlocks is to make the most iconic & attractive generative-art algorithms available on a wider…

El Salvador: Bitcoin (BTC) protestors step up campaign of terror on Independence Day

It’s coming up to a week and a half since El Salvador passed the Bitcoin law, making it legal tender in the country. Throughout the process, sections of the population have voiced their discontent. But reports at the ground level suggest the situation was calming down following the law’s passing. However, on El Salvador’s independence…

DeFi comes to Cardano (ADA) as EMURGO announces ‘Astarter’

EMURGO, the official commercial arm of the Cardano blockchain protocol, formally announced today Astarter — a joint venture with China-based technology firm BlockChain4A — to facilitate collaboration between the two companies to build decentralized financial (DeFi) services infrastructure on Cardano. EMURGO, the official commercial arm of @Cardano, has teamed up with Shenzhen-based technology firm Blockchain…

Bitcoin Core 22.0 just released. Here’s all you should know

Released on Monday, Bitcoin Core version 22.0 is the 22nd major release of Bitcoin’s (BTC) original software client launched almost 13 years ago. The team overseen by the lead maintainer Wladimir van der Laan, took roughly eight months to bring the new update that launched on Monday to its fruition.  The new version is the…

Paxful now supports speedy Bitcoin transactions after Lightning integration

Data: Bitcoin (BTC) adoption grows 1,200% in Africa The adoption of Bitcoin in Africa has swelled immensely over the past year, making it the third fastest-growing Bitcoin economy globally.  BTC adoption up by 1200% in Africa A report produced by Chainalysis estimated the growth to be over 1,200%, which means there has been an increase…

Here’s why Ethereum DeFi app Arbitrum went offline yesterday

Arbitrum suffered downtime on September 14 as the network’s sequencer went offline for roughly 45 minutes, disclosed Offchain Labs, the company that is developing the optimistic rollup, in an official report on Medium.  The young Layer-2 rollup belongs to the flock of scaling solutions that sit on top of the Ethereum (ETH) network, enabling cheaper…

Aurus partners with Moonfarm – Earn yield on precious metals

Moonfarm is a yield aggregator platform that offers investors a yield on their cryptocurrency holdings by facilitating single asset staking and liquidity provisions on Decentralized Exchanges (DEX’s) including Uniswap, Pancakeswap and Quickswap. Aurus provides a Tokenization-as-a-Service (TaaS) solution to the precious metals industry. Aurus empowers precious metals. While uncontested as stores of value, precious metals…

Coinbase to soon offer crypto futures and derivatives

Coinbase, one of the world’s biggest and most regulated crypto exchanges that went public earlier this year, will soon offer futures and derivatives trading as it looks to bump up its overall product offering. “Today, Coinbase filed an application with the NFA to register as an FCM → Futures Commission Merchant.  This is the next…