ETH mining still highly profitable despite upcoming Eth2 upgrade

Ethereum miners continue to enjoy lucrative payouts for their efforts in 2021, while the smart contract…

Chainlink rolls out OCR system upgrade, reducing gas costs tenfold

Chainlink (LINK) has launched a major upgrade for its oracle network, dubbed Off-Chain Reporting, or OCR.…

CoinShares launches new physically-backed Ether ETP

Major European digital asset manager CoinShares is expanding its product portfolio with a new physically-backed Ether…

DeFi user pays $36K for one Uniswap transaction, as EIP-1559 draws closer

Ethereum fees are at record level but even so, one Uniswap user paid well over the…

Aave and Balancer announce hybrid AMM liquidity pool & lending product

In the latest feat of decentralized finance money Lego magic, lending platform Aave and automated market…

Altcoins nurse double-digit losses as Bitcoin bulls fight to retake $49K

Another wave of selling pressure hit the cryptocurrency market on Feb. 23 as Bitcoin struggles to…

Layer-2 race heats up as Loopring (LRC) price gains 430% in 2021

Cross-chain bridges and layer-two solutions have become an important topic of conversation in recent weeks as…

If you have less money than Elon Musk — watch out

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has issued a warning to would-be Bitcoin (BTC) buyers looking to follow…

Major Asian banks unite to form ‘multiple’ CBDC pact on blockchain

Several major banks across Asia have joined forces to construct a cross-border central bank digital currency,…

New report predicts NFTs will explode in popularity during 2021

Canadian-based analytics company NonFungible has released a report predicting that 2021 is poised for “a new…