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Data Site DeFi Pulse Fixes Bug, Says Value Locked Actually Hit $13B Last Week

51 min 45 sec ago
Popular data analytics site DeFi Pulse has claimed a "previously undetected issue" saw TVL under-reported by more than $4 billion on Sept. 18.

DeFi Angels, VC Firms Back $2M Round for Data Provider Dune Analytics

2 hours 20 min ago
Ethereum data firm Dune Analytics, which has stood out from the pack for its focus on DeFi projects, has raised a $2 million seed round.

Crypto Hedge Fund Looks for $50M to Buy DeFi Tokens Amid Market Pullback

2 hours 21 min ago
Panxora, a cryptocurrency hedge fund manager, seeks $50 million to buy digital tokens associated with decentralized finance, known as DeFi.

Messaging Giant LINE Launches Token Reward Program

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 21:36
Messaging app company LINK has started a rewards program where people can get LINK tokens by using its remittance and investment mobile apps.

Origin Debuts OUSD, a Stablecoin That Works Like a Savings Account

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 20:30
Origin is announcing Origin Dollars, or OUSD, a stablecoin whose reserves leverage decentralized finance (DeFi) so that balances grow wherever it resides.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Clings to $10.4K; Ether in Smart Contracts Highest Since 2016

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 16:20
Bitcoin price holds steady while ether in smart contracts reach a level not seen in four years.

0x, Kraken and Stellar Awarded Board Seats at Top Crypto Lobbying Association

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:30
The new board members represent decentralized finance and institutional crypto alike.

Marty Bent on Why Bitcoin and Big Energy Are Unlikely Allies

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:00
Bitcoin mining can help big energy companies produce more efficiently, increasing American energy independence in the process.

Supply of Tokenized Bitcoin on Ethereum Now Tops $1.1B: Here’s Why

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 14:31
The supply of BitGo’s wrapped bitcoins (WBTC) topped 76,000 after setting an all-time record of nearly 21,000 WBTC minted within one week. Here’s why.

The Currency Cold War: Four Scenarios

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 13:56
Stablecoins. Bitcoin. Libra. China's DCEP. Digital $. By 2030, there could be dozens of competing currencies. How will the money wars play out?

Bitcoin Traders Say Options Market Understates Likelihood of Chaotic US Election

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 13:52
Analysts warn against reading too much into the complacency suggested by the volatility metrics.

Blockchain Bites: OCC’s Stablecoin Guidance, EU’s Digital Euro Plans, Chamath’s Bitcoin

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 12:46
The OCC published guidance allowing U.S. banks to work with stablecoin issuers. Meanwhile, the ECB thinks the term stablecoin can be "misleading."

Startup Behind Siacoin Storage Platform Raises $3M, Rebrands as Skynet Labs

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 12:00
Skynet Labs has raised a $3 million funding round led by Paradigm, aiming to offer developers decentralized storage solutions for all types of applications.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Sept. 22, 2020

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 12:00
With bitcoin at risk of falling to four figures and new guidance from the OCC, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Bitcoin-on-Ethereum Token tBTC Relaunches Following Buggy Debut in May

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:25
TBTC, a decentralized way to copy bitcoin (BTC) over to Ethereum, is relaunching today after a smart-contract bug sunk the project in May.

Nasdaq and SEC-Registered Fund Manager to Launch First-Ever Crypto ETF

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:07
The new ETF product will track an index currently being designed by Nasdaq that will provide broad exposure to the digital asset market.

Facebook’s Libra Co-Founder Morgan Beller Departs to Return to VC

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:40
Beller, 27, will become a general partner at NFX. She'd worked at a16z before joining Facebook.

IoT Startup Helium Floats New Hardware Device for Mining Its HNT Crypto Tokens

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:01
Helium is hoping a new manufacturing deal with RAK Wireless will help the crypto-powered IoT network expand its reach.

US Government Darknet Drug Raids Seize $6.5M in Cash and Crypto

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 09:45
The U.S. government has today announced the results of one of the biggest ever seizures of drugs sold on the dark web.

First Mover: Bitcoin’s Latest Sell-Off Gets Crypto Traders Mulling Election Chaos

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 09:12
Monday's sell-off shows bitcoin is likely to trade off with risky assets like stocks if U.S. election chaos sends markets into a fresh downdraft.