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“DeFi can solve this” or is it too soon to tell?

Bitcoin took a 3% hit as OKEx announced the temporary suspension of crypto withdrawals on 16 October. Reports state that the exchange is being...

NIX Bridge Token, the Gateway to Private DeFi – Presale Now Live

It has become impossible to imagine the cryptocurrency market without DeFi. The exponential growth this field is experiencing has also sparked interest among those...

Why Ethereum’s growth of ERC-20 tokens matters

As an altcoin, Ethereum has been the leader in terms of its growth observed this year. The evolution of ERC-20 tokens along with the...

DiFy.Finance (YFIII) Is an In-Development Software Fork of Yearn.Finance (YFI)

DiFy.Finance, like YFI, the platform it is based on, is an environment of decentralized finance (DeFi) lending aggregators: it allows users to provide liquidity...

First Mover: OKEx Private Key Snafu Sends Bitcoin Lower as China DeFi Rises

OKEx withdrawal suspension sends bitcoin lower, China becomes hotbed of DeFi development, Filecoin first-day trading leaves market cap above $800M.

UNI jumps 15% after OKEx suspends withdrawals due to police investigation

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has suspended withdrawals from its platform indefinitely, as one of its multisig key holders has been held in police custody. The...

DeFi Audit Firms Seeing ‘Overwhelming Demand’ Even Amid Token Price Slump

Overbooked audit firms are “rejecting” DeFi projects for code checks as the young sector wallows in its first bear market.

IntoTheBlock launches DeFi Insights tool for crypto traders and investors

The rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) has been buoyed on trends like non-custodian lending, automated market making, and yield farming, which together, have opened...

How the DeFi Craze Made Its Way to China

DeFi is booming in China, with startups adapting and building on popular western projects within the nation's active crypto economy.

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‘Only in Crypto’: What the OKEx Mess Says About New and Old Finance

On Friday morning as the OKEx withdrawal-freeze story twisted and turned, CoinDesk's editors had an off-the-cuff discussion about the fundamental realities and unique challenges...

Coinbase Custody’s new token support faces criticism

Earlier today, Coinbase Custody announced that they are looking into adding support for new digital assets. The move to support more coins comes as...

Bitcoin’s Creator vs. Bezos: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Uphill Climb to Surpass the Amazon Founder’s Net Worth

Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man, but someday if bitcoin crosses a certain valuation then Satoshi Nakamoto will be the wealthiest if he/she...

Bitcoin vs Gold: Which investment favors your portfolio?

I get it. It's always an either-or decision between Bitcoin and gold, as a pure investment play. Since the commodity and the cryptocurrency each...