In the wake of the downfall of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX exchange, crypto traders are increasingly turning toward decentralized-finance (DeFi) protocols – as Ethereum tokens flow off big centralized crypto exchanges like Binance and OKX.
Open-source public blockchain Cardano’s ADA token has skyrocketed over 1000% YTD. Behind this surge is the completion of the “Alonzo” hard fork, a major upgrade on the Cardano network that saw the implementation of smart contract functionality, paving the way for native decentralized applications (dapps).
Some cyber activists are uploading articles from HK’s pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper to decentralized file storage platform ARWeave, where they can live on uncensored. Meanwhile, the U.S. government has seized dozens of American website domains connected to Iran.
In this week’s episode, we explore how developers and investors are working through the complex process of bridging the human and legal needs of the outside world with these complex, decentralized systems run by blockchains, automated smart contracts, “multisig” tokenized collateral agreements.
Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao discusses what he he does worry about when it comes to growing the business. In an interview with CoinDesk reporter Muyao Shen, CZ also explains why he’s bullish for decentralized finance or “DeFi” in the Asia region and beyond.
Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao discusses what he does worry about when it comes to growing the business. In an interview with CoinDesk reporter Muyao Shen, CZ explains why he’s bullish for decentralized finance, or “DeFi,” in the Asia region and beyond.