December 5, 2023

AstraZeneca partners with AI company to find cure for cancer

The collaboration aims to create a zero-shot generative AI model, which would work on creating new antibody therapeutics and enhancing the existing ones.   AstraZeneca, known […]
December 5, 2023

Arbitrum DAO passes $23M extra budget to fund all grant applicants

The Arbitrum community is expanding its grant program budget to over $70 million, supporting a total of 56 projects. The Arbitrum DAO has recently approved a […]
December 1, 2023

Tiger Global marks down stakes in BAYC and OpenSea: Report

Tiger Global marks down stakes in BAYC and OpenSea: Report   Tiger Global, a prominent investment firm, has reportedly adjusted the valuations of several of its […]
December 1, 2023

Swiss crypto bank Seba rebrands to Amina amid global expansion

Seba’s new name, Amina, stems from “transamination,” meaning transference of one compound to another, symbolizing bringing different types of banking together.   Seba Bank AG, a […]
December 1, 2023

Starknet token distribution not yet finalized, despite speculation over portal screenshots

The Starknet Foundation is warning community members to be on the lookout for scams relating to circulating screenshots of early iterations of a token distribution portal. […]
December 1, 2023

OPNX token spikes 50% after Su Zhu unexpectedly posts a ‘gm’ on Twitter

The OX token hit a price high not seen since co-founder Su Zhu was arrested in late September.   The native token of OPNX, a cryptocurrency […]
December 1, 2023

Hut8 Mining operates as U.S.-domiciled entity following USBTC merger

Amid the delisting and relisting process, Hut8 shareholders received 1 New Hut common stock for every Hut 8 share held, an official announcement confirmed.   Hut […]
December 1, 2023

FTX and Alameda Research cash out $10.8M to Binance, Coinbase, Wintermute

The latest transfer of $10.8 million was spread across 8 tokens, including Stepn (GMT), Uniswap (UNI), Synapse (SYN), Klaytn (KLAY), Fantom (FTM), Shiba Inu (SHIB), Arbitrum […]
December 1, 2023

Coinbase tracks 6% rise in info requests from law, government agencies

The requests are increasing in number and coming from more jurisdictions every year.   Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange, reported a 6% increase in inquiries from law […]
December 1, 2023

Celsius faces hurdle as judge hints at new vote for Bitcoin mining shift

Judge Martin Glenn reportedly said that the proposed transformation into a Bitcoin mining business deviates significantly from the deal creditors initially voted on.   Celsius Network, […]
November 30, 2023

DeFi could solve Africa’s foreign exchange problems, neobank CEO says

The CEO and co-founder of neobank Canza Finance claims that utilizing Baki for foreign exchange trades in Africa creates a hub for African businesses to participate […]
October 13, 2023

French regulator sees DeFi as ‘disintermediated,’ not ‘decentralized’

The Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution concluded its consultation on the regulation of DeFi.   On October 12, the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et […]
October 12, 2023

Decentralized finance yet to pose ‘meaningful risk’ to stability — EU regulator

The European Securities and Markets Authority argued that DeFi was still too small to pose any sizeable risks to overall financial stability, but should be monitored. […]
September 4, 2023

Binance CEO CZ forecasts DeFi outgrowing CeFi in the next Bull Run

Changpeng “CZ” Zhao declares that the cryptocurrency industry will only become better as it becomes more decentralized.   Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, CEO of Binance, foresees decentralized […]
August 28, 2023

Balancer exploited in nearly $900k after vulnerability warning

DeFi protocol Balancer was exploited just a few days after disclosing a vulnerability affecting its boosted pools.   Balancer, the decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol and Ethereum […]
July 25, 2023

Connext, Alchemix launch cross-chain token standard to reduce bridge exploit losses

The two protocols will implement a standard for issuers to control the “canonical” minting of tokens, helping to reduce losses from unofficial bridges.   Connext, a […]
July 21, 2023

Coin Center and Blockchain Association slam ‘unworkable’ US Senate DeFi bill

Coin Center said the bill was unconstitutional, while the Blockchain Association called it incompatible with blockchain technology.   On July 20, crypto industry advocacy bodies, Coin […]
July 10, 2023

DeFi protocol Arcadia Finance hacked on Ethereum and Optimism for $455K

A loophole in the code allowed the hacker to drain funds worth roughly $455,000 from Arcadia’s Ethereum and Optimism vaults.   Arcadia Finance, a noncustodial decentralized […]
July 7, 2023

European trade body warns against the exclusion of DeFi from MiCA

The trade body recommended creating a taxonomy for the DeFi ecosystem and a consistent regulatory framework along with different levels of centralization.   The Association for […]

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