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MakerDAO Fee Decrease Stalls Amid Decline in Token Holder Voting Turnout

| Christine Kim

A decrease to fees on stablecoin DAI failed to activate over the weekend due to a lack of voter turnout.

MakerDAO Votes to Decrease Stablecoin Fees for First Time in 5 Months

| Christine Kim

Dollar-backed stablecoin DAI is trading above a dollar for the first time in a long-time. MakerDAO token holders have voted to decrease fees on the…

Ava Labs Exits Stealth, Launches Blockchain Testnet Based on ‘Avalanche’ Protocol

| Alyssa Hertig

Ava Labs is out of stealth, revealing a past $6 million funding round and a new blockchain testnet backed by the Avalanche consensus protocol.

Bitcoin Cash’s Scheduled Hard Fork Tripped Up By Software Bug

| Christine Kim

The bitcoin cash network forks after a bug emerged in the cryptocurrency's code during an upgrade, leading developers to put together a hotfix.

Blockchain Project Thundercore Releases Code for ‘Pala’ Consensus Protocol

| Christine Kim

Blockchain provider platform ThunderCore announced the open-sourcing of a new consensus protocol called Pala.

Muneeb Ali

Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali: ‘You Don’t Need a Blockchain’ for All Dapps

| Alyssa Hertig

Apps across the space are putting too much reliance (and data) on blockchains, argued Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali at Consensus 2019.

Kadena to Go Live In October with $3 Billion Asset Manager Onboard

| Christine Kim

Multi-million dollar enterprise blockchain startup Kadena announced today it would be launching its own public blockchain network in October.

Ethereum Stablecoin DAI Is Trending Towards Its Highly Sought Dollar Value

| Christine Kim

After four months, the ethereum-based stablecoin DAI looks to be maintaining a steady dollar valuation.

‘Critical’ MakerDAO Vulnerability Could Have Frozen Voter Funds, Auditors Say

| Christine Kim

The vulnerability that was disclosed by the MakerDAO Foundation this week could have put user funds in jeopardy by preventing withdrawals of MKR…

Florincoin – The 2013 Altcoin You Don’t Remember – Is Attracting Real Users

| Bailey Reutzel

An obscure cryptocurrency that first started getting noticed during the 2014 altcoin boom is showing itself a true diamond in the rough.