Day: July 7, 2021

Ethereum's Deflationary EIP-1559 Upgrade Now Deployed on All Testnets

Ads Ads Ethereum’s London hard fork has gone live on the Rinkeby testnet, according to leading developer Tim Beiko. And we are live 😁🇬🇧 All three testnets have now successfully upgraded to London 🎉 Note: because of OpenEthereum being deprecated after London, a block hasn’t been set for Kovan yet, and it will likely

DeFi for Dummies: Donut Offers Crypto Newbies 4% Yields

Many casual crypto users have heard the promises of 5% or even 8% yields on deposits in the wild world of decentralized finance, or DeFi. But while those rates might be tantalizing—especially when conventional “high yield” savings accounts are paying a pathetic 0.5% these days—most people quickly learn that navigating the world of DeFi is

Ethereum Gas Price Drops to Lowest Rates Since March 2020

The price of ETH isn’t the only thing that’s been dropping in recent months. The cost to use the Ethereum network has declined as well. The average price of gas on the Ethereum blockchain is at its lowest point since March 2020, according to a report today by crypto market research firm Coin Metrics. Gas

Israel Moves to Seize Bitcoin, Tether, Dogecoin From Hamas

Dogecoin may be the light-hearted cryptocurrency fun-loving people like to promote—but it’s also being collected by one of the world’s biggest militant organizations: Hamas. Yeah, you read that right. Israel’s National Bureau for Counter Terror Financing today issued a seizure order against 84 crypto addresses believed to be controlled by Hamas. Those addresses have received

Decrypt Reader Token: What Comes Next

In March, Decrypt launched our DCPT reader token , and the first “season” was sponsored by Filecoin. Now that the end of our first season is in sight, we’re ready to talk a bit about how it went, what we learned, and what’s in store for the token beyond Season 1. In just over three


Baren Faltenen urged crypto exchanges to work with the SEC

Cryptocurrency exchanges perform more functions than just a trade organization, and sometimes can work against their customers. Such an opinion Chapter Flycoin24 Baren Faltenen expressed in an interview with Wall Street Journal. “The public expects some profits based on the efforts of some entrepreneur or a group of programmers who received money from the public.

Ethereum Developer Platform Alchemy Integrates Polygon 

Blockchain developer platform Alchemy has launched integration for the popular Ethereum scaling solution Polygon. Alchemy Now Supports Polygon Integration Building on Polygon just became a lot easier. The popular blockchain developer platform Alchemy has added support for the fast-growing scaling solution. By providing the same high-speed, secure infrastructure as developing on Ethereum, Alchemy’s new integration

BTC, DOT, and XRP Price Analysis for July 7

Bulls keep controlling the market, with the majority of the top 10 coins being in the green zone. DOGE is the only exception: the meme coin is currently trading in the red. Top coins by CoinMarketCap BTC/USD Yesterday, buyers continued their attempts to push Bitcoin back into the channel. During the day, the Bitcoin price

Oscar Winner Anthony Hopkins’ Next Film Will Be an NFT

Actor Anthony Hopkins already has two Oscars. Soon, he’ll have another one-of-a-kind item to go with them—a non-fungible token tied to his next movie. VUELE, a shared project of film production company Enderby Entertainment and FinTech platform developer CurrencyWorks, announced today that Hopkins’ next film, “Zero Contact,” will be the first film released on the

Robinhood Crypto to Pay $15M Fine Over Security, Anti-Money Laundering Issues

Robinhood has set aside $15 million to settle a legal dispute with the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) over allegations related to its crypto unit’s handling of cybersecurity and anti-money laundering. The news, which was buried in a footnote of an SEC filing from last week, underscores how the popular stock-buying app

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