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MakerDAO Weighs Accepting Real-World Assets as Crypto Loan Collateral
Decentralized finance may soon boast a real-world use case as MakerDao considers accepting freight invoices as collateral for dai loans.
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Compound’s Approach to DeFi Governance Starts With Giving Away COMP Tokens
Users of the Compound lending platform will begin earning COMP governance tokens in mid-June.
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RenBTC Quietly Goes Live in Latest Bid to Bring Bitcoin to Ethereum
RenBTC, the latest implementation of bitcoin on the Ethereum blockchain, quietly went live this week, though the general public can't yet mint thier own tokens.
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Why Kyber Network Tokens Tripled to $100M Despite the Coronavirus Recession
Here's why Kyber Network's KNC is this season's hottest token across decentralized cryptocurrency markets.
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Antoni Trenchev Co-Founder Nexo
Why $4M Dai Made From WBTC Matters for DeFi's Maturation
Crypto lender Nexo minted $4 million in dai on MakerDAO using synthetic bitcoin token WBTC as collateral. Here's why that matters.
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UMA Project Creates Its First Synthetic Coin, Matching ETH Against BTC
Want to bet the price of ether is rising relative to the price of bitcoin? There's now a token for precisely that.
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Market Wrap: Here's Why Ether's Price Has Jumped 65% So Far This Year
Ether is outperforming bitcoin in 2020 but has lower liquidity and different technical dynamics than the world’s largest cryptocurrency.
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Uniswap V2 Launches With More Token-Swap Pairs, Oracle Service, Flash Loans
The headline feature of the new Uniswap will be the ability for anyone to create any token pair they want, so long as it exists on Ethereum.
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Trading Contest on Synthetix Aims to Showcase Speed of New DEX Tech
Synthetix is putting over $40,000 in crypto on the line to entice users to try out the faster beta of its decentralized exchange (DEX).
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Ledn Launches USDC Stablecoin Savings Accounts With Focus on Latin America
Ledn is now offering USDC stablecoin savings accounts through a partnership with the crypto lending and trading conglomerate Genesis.
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