Author: Andrey Shevchenko

Key Short-Term Scalability Feature Still Needs Research, Says Vitalik Buterin

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Research into stateless clients for Ethereum is seen as instrumental for the long-term health of the network, but despite all the progress, some fundamental limitations prevent them from being applied in practice for now. At the Unitize conference, Vitalik Buterin, Read More

DeFi Lending Platform Enables No-Collateral Loans With New Feature

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The Aave lending protocol recently launched a new feature called Credit Delegation. This feature allows users to provide peer-to-peer loans with no formal collateral requirements. Stani Kulechov, the CEO of Aave, explained via Twitter how the system will work. The Read More

ISIS-Affiliated News Website to Collect Donations with Monero

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The terrorist organization known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is beginning to switch to Monero (XMR) to accept donations from the public. As reported by blockchain intelligence company, Whitestream, and independently confirmed by Cointelegraph, a Read More

Bitfury Launches Mining Investment Solutions for Institutions

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Bitfury, a mining company established in 2011, announced a partnership program on May 26 that lets institutions invest in Bitcoin (BTC) mining. The program will help family offices and other institutional funds diversify their portfolios into digital asset infrastructure. Bitfury Read More

Far From Feeling Threatened, EOS Community Wants Block.One to Get Involved

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In an unprecedented move, Block.One announced on April 8 that it would begin voting for block producers, or BPs. This marks a clear change in the company’s policies, which previously went to great lengths to dissociate itself from EOS.  Block.One’s Read More

Chiliz Working on Blockchain-Based Covid-19 Immunity Passes for Football Fans

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Chiliz has announced that it has begun working on a blockchain-based solution to allow soccer fans to gradually return to the stadiums — provided that they hold a government-issued “immunity pass.” According to its blog post dated April 13, the Read More

Blockchain Head at European Commission Explains Usefulness of DLT

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The head of the digital innovation and blockchain unit at the European Commission (EC), Pēteris Zilgalvis, explained the concise benefits of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in an interview to The Banker, a subsidiary of the Financial Times. In the interview, Read More

Cred Partners With NBA Star Spencer Dinwiddie to Promote Crypto Lending

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Crypto-based lending and borrowing platform Cred is partnering with professional basketball player and entrepreneur Spencer Dinwiddie. A special page has been launched since March 20 for Dinwiddie’s fans to use Cred. The platform lets users earn interest on stablecoins and Read More

Jack Dorsey’s Square Publicly Launches Grants for Bitcoin Development

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Square Crypto, the payments company launched by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, is now officially supporting Bitcoin (BTC) development through a grant program. This formalizes the already significant contributions made by the company toward the cryptocurrency. Through a March 4 announcement, Read More

Institutional Custody Is Key as KPMG Estimates $9.8 Billion in Crypto Stolen Since 2017

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Owning cryptocurrency is still considered a risk by institutional investors, according to a March 2 KPMG report shared with Bloomberg. The accounting firm estimated that more than $9.8 billion worth of crypto has been stolen since 2017. The findings revealed Read More

Russian Central Bank Links Crypto Transactions With Money Laundering

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The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) published a new set of rules for suspicious transactions, Russian finance publication RBC reported on Feb. 17. The update broadly categorizes any cryptocurrency-linked transaction as a potential money laundering risk. The bank issued an Read More

Privacy on Ethereum: Aztec Protocol Launches on Mainnet

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The Aztec privacy network has officially launched on the Ethereum blockchain on Feb. 1. Using Zcash-based technology, it introduces confidential tokens where all amounts are cryptographically hidden. The network is currently in limited deployment as it only supports zkDai, a Read More