May 21, 2020

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  • The Gradual Tokenisation of Everything

    I entered into crypto late 2017, at the peak of the bull market. During that period of crypto, having a token was the fashionable thing to do. Equity was heavily frowned upon. However since then the narrative has oscillated more than I would have imagined. Here’s a recap:Late 2017/early 2018 = tokens are the new equityLate 2018 = tokens are a scam, equity is the safest pathEarly 2019 = tokens may be good in some cases, although don’t do it unless you have toMid 2010 = if you don’t have a token, … … More

  • 5 Ways Crypto is like early Visa

    Level up your open finance game three times a week. Subscribe to the Bankless program below.Subscribe nowDear Crypto Natives,Does this early 1970’s Visa ad remind you of anything?This thread from Emanuel drew me in.There was a time when Visa was revolutionary tech. How could a plastic card replace real money? People would never accept it. Merchants would never accept it. Banks would never adopt it. It would fail.But it didn’t fail. It changed commerce. Many of us grew up us… … More

  • Coinbase Custody International selected by FTX to be Primary Custodian

    Today we’re welcoming FTX, one of the world’s most exciting cryptocurrency derivatives and spot exchanges, to Coinbase Custody International (CCI). As the primary custodian for FTX, Coinbase Custody will be responsible for the storage of its ERC-20 exchange token, $FTT.FTX selected Coinbase Custody International after reviewing our battle-tested storage solution which includes world-class security, regulatory compliance and insurance coverage. Coinbase is committed to serving a wide spectrum of … … More

  • Key Considerations for a Successful Enterprise Blockchain Platform

    The benefits of blockchain solutions for business, platform comparisons, and how Ethereum can meet your enterprise needs.Subscribe to the ConsenSys newsletter to get the latest enterprise blockchain news, resources, and products straight to your inbox.Why Does Your Business Need a Blockchain Solution?Blockchain technology has become an essential part of the enterprise software stack for organizations that want to streamline business processes and issue digital assets. Not all organizations need … … More

  • Winklevoss Twins Say Stablecoins Are Still Missing Their “Facebook Moment”

    Hello Defiers! Earlier this week Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, CEO and president of the Gemini exchange, respectively, sat to chat with The Defiant about everything from crypto in the pandemic, to Libra and stablecoins, to DeFi and their ETH holdings. The transcript and podcast link are below. We all know the famous twins: Olympic athletes, their legal … Read more … … More

  • How Dai Became A Favorite Crypto in Latin America

    Latin Americans grasped the significance of cryptocurrency at an early stage. Faced with struggling economies, hyperinflation, and capital controls, many people throughout Central and South America started turning to Bitcoin as economic conditions worsened in 2015. Its limited supply and censorship-resistance made Bitcoin very attractive; however, its volatility prevented it from becoming a reliable day-to-day store of value.  For Latin Americans, the true safe-haven currency is the US … … More

  • OmiseGO (OMG) is now available on Coinbase

    Starting today, Coinbase supports OmiseGO (OMG) at and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store OMG. OMG will be available for customers in all Coinbase-supported regions, with the exception of New York State.OmiseGO (OMG)OmiseGo (OMG) is an Ethereum token that powers the OmiseGo smart contract platform, which allows for businesses and individuals more financial freedom through financial services and investments. Th… … More

  • Announcing KERNEL

    KERNEL is an 8-week, invite-only program for top technology talent looking to build (relationships, products, and companies) in blockchain and Web 3. The KERNEL Fellowship will surround fellows with talented peers from around the world 🌍surrounded by leading mentors from the Web 3 community. Our goal is to provide KERNEL Fellows with opportunities to learn, […]
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  • Sulfur Product Release

    This post is another entry in our regular series in which we fill you in twice a month on all the front-end updates we’ve made across our dApps and website. Stay tuned for more updates!IPFS hostingWe’ve launched Mintr and Synthetix.Exchange on IPFS thanks to Fleek, reducing one more layer of centralisation. The current primary domains will be available still for at least a few months, after which they will be deprecated. Mintr can be reached at can be… … More

  • L2.Synthetix.Exchange OVM demo results

    The L2.Synthetix.Exchange demo on Optimism’s OVM is now complete and the winners of the trading competition are in! Over 50,000 SNX will be distributed among the top 20 traders who achieved the highest gains with the 100,000 OVM sUSD given to each trader to test the supercharged, high-speed Ethereum transactions. Synthetix Discord veteran and self-described “Twitter Influenza”, @DegenSparten, says”Trading on L2 was just as snappy as any CEX. If people give it a chance, I don’t think many would w… … More

  • Nervos CKB Development Update #35

    By Cipher Wang, Xuejie Xiao, Ian Yang.May 4th to May 17th, 2020TL;DRCKB v0.32.0 will be released on May 22 and Testnet Aggron will be reset on the same day.We are building two dApp development frameworks: Capsule and Lumos.CKB Explorer has a new look.Neuron v0.30.0 has been released.Changes in CKBWe have delayed the release of v0.32.0 to this Friday (May 22) because of bugs:Fix collaboration issues between two protocol by driftluo (nervosnetwork/ckb#2075)Fix orphan block pool deadlock by quake (… … More

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