The Ethereum 2.0 Upgrade: A Race to Scalability – CoinCentral

With over 3,500 decentralized applications, Ethereum has established itself as the top choice for blockchain developers. However, a slew of competitors (new and old) are looking to capitalize on Ethereum’s growing pains– projects like Polkadot, Cardano, and Solana are eager to succeed where Ethereum has performed poorly.  If Ethereum wants to stay competitive, the Ethereum […]

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Ex-Employee Steals User Data From Derivatives Exchange Digitex – CoinDesk

Decentralized derivatives exchange Digitex has fallen victim to a significant data breach believed to have exposed the email addresses and possibly other information of more than 8,000 users. A former employee stole private information for more than 8,000 users, Christina Comben, who heads Digitex’s communications, said Friday. Comben told CoinDesk the exchange was “aware of […]

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Options Protocol Brings ‘Insurance’ to DeFi Deposits on Compound – CoinDesk

Trustless insurance has arrived on decentralized finance (DeFi). At least on the Compound protocol, the collateralized lending platform that runs on ethereum.  The new product, from a company called Opyn, allows people to take out options on stablecoin deposits, allowing users to hedge against the risk of a catastrophic event wiping out Compound’s books. “You […]

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