Category: polkadot

Layer by Layer Issue 12: Polkadot, Fantom, Harmony, and Avalanche

Layer by Layer Issue 12: Polkadot, Fantom, Harmony, and Avalanche

Quick Take In this weekly series, we dive into some of the most interesting data and developments across the Layer 1 blockchain landscape, from DeFi and bridges to network activity and funding As the crypto markets enter into new all-time highs, DeFi protocols within L1 ecosystems continue to play crucial roles in attracting and retaining […]

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Polkadot and Ethereum 2.0 — A Look at the Solutions Building the Scalability of Tomorrow

Polkadot and Ethereum 2.0 — A Look at the Solutions Building the Scalability of Tomorrow

Both Ethereum 2.0 and Polkadot are promising sharding-based protocols overcoming the scalability challenges facing legacy blockchains. Although slightly different, together, the Relay Chain and Beacon Chain represent another significant leap forward, especially for interoperability. Partitioning the Problem: Sharing the Load via Sharding Scalability has been a hotly debated topic after networks bumped up against the […]

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Top Ten Crypto Market Capitalizations Shifted a Great Deal Since the Last Time BTC Hit $60K

Top Ten Crypto Market Capitalizations Shifted a Great Deal Since the Last Time BTC Hit $60K

The price of bitcoin recently jumped above the $60,000 per unit mark on October 15, and the leading crypto asset has not seen prices this high since mid-April six months ago. However, as far as the top digital assets are concerned, in terms of market capitalization, things are a whole lot different. For instance, ether […]

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The Weekly Recap: $60K BTC, Polkadot Parachains & When ETF?

For the first time since April, Bitcoin’s price is back at $60,000. It’s a major psychological level, even though, from a technical standpoint, it doesn’t contain that much resistance. In any case, this followed a considerable weekly increase and rumors of the approval of a futures-backed Bitcoin ETF in the US. Let’s take a dive. […]

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Binance Will Support Polkadot’s Upcoming Parachain Auction in November

Binance, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, has continued to express its support for the ecosystem development of the sharded heterogeneous multichain blockchain network, Polkadot. In an official announcement on Friday, the company revealed that it will start the Polkadot Parachain Slot Auction which is scheduled to commence in November. “A separate announcement will be posted […]

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Swiss Bank Seba Now Lets Customers Earn Yield on Crypto Holdings

Swiss Bank Seba Now Lets Customers Earn Yield on Crypto Holdings

A FINMA-licensed Swiss bank, Seba, has launched a program enabling clients to earn yield on their crypto holdings. In addition, the bank will “provide support for centralized lending and borrowing services, enabling investors to generate yield by lending bitcoin and ethereum directly with Seba Bank.” Seba Earn Lets Clients Generate Rewards From Crypto Investments Seba […]

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Polkadot Parachains Ready to Launch, Auction Dates Proposed

Polkadot was first introduced in a Whitepaper almost five years ago. Now, the heterogeneous multichain network announces a massive milestone – its parachains are officially ready to launch on the mainnet. Polkadot Parachains Greenlighted Polkadot’s parachains are one of, if not the most integral component of its network. They represent diverse and specialized blockchains that […]

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Wanchain Integrates Polkadot Into Its Cross-Chain Infrastructure

Decentralized blockchain interoperability solution, Wanchain, has recently announced the integration of its non-custodial cross-chain infrastructure with the sharded heterogeneous multi-chain blockchain network, Polkadot. Wanchain Connects Polkadot to Other Networks According to a press release shared with CryptoPotato, Wanchain has deployed several direct bridges connecting Polkadot to other blockchain protocols, including Ethereum, Moonriver, Wanchain, and Avalanche. […]

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Layer by Layer Issue 10: Avalanche, Tezos, Fantom, Algorand, and Polkadot

Layer by Layer Issue 10: Avalanche, Tezos, Fantom, Algorand, and Polkadot

Quick Take In this weekly series, we dive into some of the most interesting data and developments across the Layer 1 blockchain landscape, from DeFi and bridges to network activity and funding The L1 landscape has changed dramatically over the past three months, and protocols within individual ecosystems continue to compete for liquidity, utilizing incentives, […]

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Polkadot Turns Green Amid Market Recovery, This Factor Can Ignite New $DOT Rally

Polkadot (DOT) is among the high flyers in the crypto market today, as the digital currency rode on the back of the ongoing recovery to par off its losses for the past week. At present, Polkadot is up 4.39% to $33.38, its highest price point in the trailing 7-days period.  Polkadot to USD Chart. Source: […]

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