Alex Tapscott’s ‘Digital Asset Revolution’

[ad_1] Decentralized finance (DeFi) has massive potential to transform traditional financial services. Data from Emergen Research recently found that the global DeFi platform market size is expected to reach $507 billion by 2028. Moreover, the total value locked within DeFi currently exceeds $75 billion, demonstrating fast-paced growth compared to previous months this year.Yet, DeFi’s potential may still not be realized by business leaders unfamiliar with the blockchain ecosystem. This notion is highlighted in Alex Tapscott’s recent book, Digital Asset

Vladimir Putin signs bill banning digital assets as payments into law

[ad_1] Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill into law prohibiting digital financial assets as payments more than a month after it was introduced to the country’s lower chamber of parliament.In a Thursday update, the Russian State Duma noted that Putin signed a bill suspending certain parts of an existing federal law “on banks and banking activities,” effectively making it illegal for people to use cryptocurrencies to pay for

Uniswap price risks 45% crash by September despite Robinhood listing

[ad_1] The latest Uniswap (UNI) chart pattern suggests that investors should be prepared for a correction after gaining nearly 20% over the past week.A 45% UNI price crash ahead?UNI's price has been trending upward since mid-June inside what appears to be a "rising wedge," which traditional analysts view as a bearish reversal pattern due to its history of luring bulls into buying fake-out bounces.Therefore, rising wedges resolve after the price

Bitcoin is now in its longest-ever ‘extreme fear’ period

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) may have avoided fresh losses since falling to $17,600 last month, but the sentiment is on the floor.Now, one classic crypto market mood gauge is showing just how long and hard the average investor has suffered.70 days of "extreme fear"While crypto market sentiment was already "comparable to funeral" before the start of 2022, the subsequent price drawdown in Bitcoin and altcoins produced cold feet like never before.This

Community anticipation builds for Otherside’s First Trip demo run

[ad_1] The Otherside, a gamified metaverse project associated with the Bored Ape Yacht Club, is scheduled to deploy a technical demonstration of the first stage of the Otherside roadmap on July 17th at 4pm UTC.The First Trip experience will be exclusively accessible to Otherdeed land owners, known as Voyagers, and has been described by the platform as a “celebration of what’s to come and an opportunity for Voyagers to gather, explore,

DeFi token AAVE faces major correction after soaring 100% in a month

[ad_1] The price of Aave (AAVE) has more than doubled in a month, but its bullish momentum could be reaching a point of exhaustion.AAVE price tests key inflection levelNotably, AAVE has surged by over 103% after bottoming out locally at $45.60 on June 18, hitting almost $95.50 this July 15. Nevertheless, the token's sharp upside retracement move has brought its price closer to the level that triggered equally sharp pullbacks

Dr. Jane Thomason – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] Jane Thomason is an Australian academic who spent 15 years running hospitals and doing development work abroad followed by a 20-year stint building a $250-million revenue company. Thomason — now a blockchain adviser to the World Health Organization — says she “had an epiphany” while thinking about the 2004 Tsunami in Indonesia, in which the lives of over 200,000 people were washed away.“No one knew the identities of the people

Crypto payments gain ground thanks to centralized payment processors

[ad_1] The cryptocurrency market has grown beyond many people’s expectations over the past decade. The nascent industry has managed to change mainstream perception quite significantly, especially in 2021, which saw many traditional financial institutions adopt crypto in one form or another.Some of the biggest public companies such as MicroStrategy started using Bitcoin (BTC) as a treasury hedge, while the likes of PayPal, Mastercard and Visa paved the way for the

Blockchain-based platform reinvents omnichain interoperability through validated event data

[ad_1] Systems built on blockchain are enhanced by the security and efficiency afforded by distributed ledger technology. Transactions and events are immutably encrypted into successive blocks enabling perpetual validation thereafter. These are also inherently protected from tampering due to the distributed nature of the networks.So far, there have been several different ways that new systems are utilizing these advantages. For example, supply chains would naturally benefit from these features, given

Ethereum devs confirm the perpetual date for The Merge

[ad_1] Ethereum network is nearing the merger phase of its crucial transition from proof-of-work (PoW) mining consensus to proof-of-stake (PoS). Ethereum (ETH) devs offered a perpetual merger date during a conference call on Thursday.The conference call saw core Ethereum developer Tim Beiko, who runs core protocol meetings, propose September 19 as the tentative target date for the merger. The proposed target date didn’t face any objection from the core developers.[embed][/embed]Later, Ethereum