Month: August 2020

Privacy and anonymity are the primary benefits of cryptocurrency, yet due to the transparent nature of blockchain technology, crypto transactions are not as anonymous as some may think. Rather, Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies are pseudonymous, as each transaction on a blockchain network is transparent, making it possible to trace wallet addresses back to their
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Hacktivist Bitcoin developer Amir Taaki took aim at Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin on Twitter recently for essentially writing off smart contracts inventor Nick Szabo as a right-wing crank. Taaki wrote that this sort of attitude was typical of an “Eth[ereum] culture which is about sparkling burner parties, privileged digital nomads, microdosing LSD, sex orgies and
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Ethereum may be vulnerable to frontrunners according to Dan Robinson, a research partner with the crypto-asset investment firm Paradigm.  Robinson said in a blog post, the design of Ethereum’s mempool, or a set of unconfirmed transactions, is where the vulnerability lies. He said arbitrage bots monitor pending transactions in the Ethereum mempool and attempt to
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Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. Top Stories This Week YFI price soars to $38,800 hitting $1 billion market cap — Can it go higher? Yearn.finance’s founder, Andre Cronje, has warned that YFI tokens are “worthless” — but this hasn’t stopped them from
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Yearn.finance’s native token YFI has surged by more than 75% in the last 24-hours, achieving a new all-time high at $38,883 on Binance in it’s (USDT) pair. The strong upside move also brought the DeFi-token’s market capitalization above $1 billion.  YFI/USDT 1-hour chart. Source: TradingView.com Traders are excited but is YFI overvalued?  The general sentiment around YFI
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