#DEFILLAMA News

Bitcoin vs. Ethereum: Higher fees spark debate as demand booms

ambcrypto.com None Stacks exec believes fees will go even higher as BTC L2 expands. Bitcoin [BTC] miners have been more profitable after the fourth halving. On 20th April, BTC hit record…

Jesse Pollak Foresees Meme Coins as Key to Base’s Growth

coinspeaker.com Coinspeaker Jesse Pollak Foresees Meme Coins as Key to Base’s Growth Jesse Pollak, one of the brains behind the development of Coinbase layer-2 scaling solution Base, said…

be a dark horse post-Bitcoin halving?

ambcrypto.com An increase in exchange withdrawal and a negative MVRV ratio suggested a potential UNI rally. • The project’s TVL increased, indicating that traders had recovered from the…

Funding Wrap: Centrifuge raises $15M as investors bet on RWAs

blockworks.co It was something of an eye of the storm week for crypto funding, as the dust settled on two layer-1 megadeals last week and all of crypto braced for the fourth Bitcoin…

Coin Center Opposes “Unconsititutional” Stablecoin Bill

bitcoinist.com Pro-crypto organization Coin Center is pushing against a new legislative bill targeted at regulating stablecoin use and operations. In a public statement released on Friday,…

Uniswap hits $2tn in total volume. Here’s why the exchange may get even stronger

dlnews.com Uniswap, a decentralised exchange, reached $2 trillion in total cumulative trading volume today at around 1 pm London time, and Devin Walsh, executive director of the…

Ethereum layer 2 Scroll unveils loyalty program to reward early adopters and active users

cryptobriefing.com Scroll, an Ethereum layer 2 (L2) project, has unveiled “Scroll Sessions,” a loyalty program rewarding active users and early adopters with “Scroll Marks” for their…

Is Ethereum’s bottom in? Key indicator makes this prediction for ETH’s price

ambcrypto.com None Ethereum transaction fee fell to a four-month low on the charts • None This could be a sign of a decline in user activity on the network According to Santiment’s latest…

Tether launches native USDT and XAUT stablecoins on TON’s blockchain

cryptobriefing.com Tether announced today that its dollar-pegged stablecoin Tether USD (USDT) and gold-pegged Tether Gold (XAUT) are available on The Open Network (TON). This move extends…

6 Expert Picked Crypto To Buy On The Cusp Of 2024 Bitcoin Halving

coingape.com The Bitcoin halving event likely to happen in the early hours of Saturday, spotlights a select group of cryptocurrencies expected to experience significant gains. Among…

Stablecoin distribution reveals liquidity patterns in DeFi

cryptoslate.com Stablecoins are the foundation of the DeFi ecosystem. Given the relatively high barriers to entry for fiat currencies and the operational complexities associated with…

Toncoin Unleashes DeFi Monster Growth: TVL Soars 300% In A Month

newsbtc.com Toncoin, of the TON network, has captured the attention of the cryptocurrency community as its Total Value Locked (TVL) surpasses a staggering $148 million, marking a…

Tether Announces New Framework, Eyes Tech and Education

beincrypto.com Tether, a prominent stablecoin issuer, announced an expansion on April 18, 2024, introducing four new business divisions — Data, Finance, Power, and Education. This move…

Solana Price Considers Rebound To $200

coingape.com Solana price took a massive tumble last week as Bitcoin nosedived to $61,000 caught in the rising geopolitical tensions between Israel and Iran. Globally, risk assets turned…

Halving pumps Bitcoin layer 2 higher than any Ethereum L2

protos.com In the rush to capitalize on the most anticipated Bitcoin halving in history, traders are depositing billions of dollars onto speculative, pre-launch layer 2s. Indeed, one…

Nym partners with Liquid Federation to enhance Bitcoin layer-2 privacy

cryptobriefing.com Privacy infrastructure Nym Technologies shared today its movement in joining the Liquid Federation, a 65-entity consortium aimed at fostering the growth of Bitcoin layer-2…

White Hat Hacker Team SEAL Launches Threat-Sharing Platform for Crypto

cryptonews.com The Security Alliance (SEAL), a team of white-hat hackers, bolsters its efforts to secure the crypto space by launching SEAL-ISAC, a threat-sharing platform. Since its…

Cardano & ADA

ambcrypto.com Cardano’s [ADA] daily network fees have dropped to a year-to-date (YTD) low as user activity on Layer 1 (L1) blockchain decreases, according to Artemis’ data. As of the 15th…

Numun Ecosystem debuts DeFi structure for real-world assets

cryptobriefing.com The Numun Ecosystem has officially launched, introducing a suite of applications designed to tokenize and lend against real-world assets (RWA) on the Ethereum network. This…

LUNC News: Terra Luna Classic Community Brings Crucial Proposal in Focus

coingape.com LUNC News: Terra Luna Classic community currently voting on a crucial proposal to mitigate some risks of peer-to-peer storm attacks on the Terra Classic chain. Notable…

Anchorage adds Arbitrum support as institutions eye L2s

dlnews.com Crypto custodian Anchorage Digital has introduced support for Arbitrum, the largest layer 2 blockchain on Ethereum. Backed by Visa and Goldman Sachs, Anchorage serves…

2 Days To Halving, Here Are 4 Bitcoin Layer 2 Crypto To Buy For 2024 Bull Run

coingape.com The Bitcoin ecosystem is abuzz as the halving event approaches in just two days. This milestone will potentially catalyze a new bull market, drawing fresh attention to Layer…

EigenLayer removes caps, sees record $157 million inflow as Lido dominance dips

cryptoslate.com Ethereum restaking protocol EigenLayer saw inflows of approximately $157 million in Lido’s staked ETH during the last 24 hours, marking the digital asset’s highest inflow on…

Terra Luna Classic Community Pool Hits 5 Billion LUNC, Is It Good or Bad?

coingape.com Terra Luna Classic community pool balance has hit a new all-time high of 5 billion LUNC, a milestone for the community as more funds remain available for developers and…

Puffer Finance secures $18M in funding as liquid staking market heats up

cryptobriefing.com Puffer Finance, an Ethereum-based liquid staking project built on the EigenLayer restaking protocol, has raised $18 million in a Series A funding round led by Brevan Howard…

Circle’s $2.4bn dominance on Solana shows stablecoin bet is paying off

dlnews.com Solana’s stablecoin supply just blew past $3 billion, according to DefiLlama The supply has increased by a whopping 71% since the start of the year, according to blockchain…

Meet five offbeat startups in a16z crypto’s spring accelerator programme

dlnews.com New crypto projects are popping up in 2024. Andreessen Horowitz’s crypto arm announced 25 early-stage startups that will participate in its Spring 2024 Crypto Startup…

Puffer Finance raises $18 million in new funding round

coinjournal.net Puffer Finance secures $18 million in funding round led by Brevan Howard Digital and Electric Capital. Crypto exchanges Coinbase and Kraken also invest in the Ethereum…

Liquid Restaking Protocol Puffer Raises $18M, Led by Brevan Howard, Electric Capital

coindesk.com The round was led by Brevan Howard Digital and Electric Capital, with investments from Coinbase Ventures, Kraken Ventures, Lemniscap, Franklin Templeton, Fidelity,…

SOL Price Forecast: Will Solana Ever See $260 Record High Again?

coingape.com After a rollercoaster-packed weekend, SOL price attempted a recovery from support at $120 but failed to make headway above the $150 level on Monday. This weekend, investors…

Solana Price Prediction as SOL Drops 5%

cryptonews.com price having dropped by around 5% on Monday as macro headwinds come in, traders are questioning whether the token might be able to recover from its recent crash. The Solana…

Picasso Network Extends IBC Protocol to Bridge Solana and Cosmos

unchainedcrypto.com Picasso Network announced Monday a new extension of the Inter-Blockchain Communication Protocol (IBC), bridging together Solana and Cosmos. The move is aimed at enabling…

Ethereum's Layer 2 Solutions Witness Increased Adoption Following Dencun Upgrade

binance.com According to CryptoPotato, the Dencun upgrade on Ethereum, which took place on March 13th, has significantly increased the adoption of Layer 2 solutions. This was evident…

ZachXBT Unmasks Frauds on Ethereum Layer-2 Networks

beincrypto.com ZachXBT warned that a malicious group notorious for perpetrating blockchain fraud has its tentacles spread across various Ethereum Layer 2 networks, including Base, Blast,…

Ethereum Layer 2 Transaction Explosion: 200% Surge Post-Dencun Upgrade

cryptopotato.com The highly anticipated Dencun fork on March 13th has significantly boosted the adoption of Layer 2 solutions on Ethereum. This was evidenced by the surge in increased…

Ethereum Restaking Platform EigenLayer Launches EigenDA to Mainnet

cryptopotato.com On April 9, the EigenLayer team announced that the platform’s EigenDA, the first Available Validator Service, had launched on the Ethereum mainnet. The team added that over…

The Ultimate Guide to Profiting with Crypto: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solana, and Furrever Token Revelation

coinpedia.org The post The Ultimate Guide to Profiting with Crypto: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solana, and Furrever Token Revelation appeared first on Coinpedia Fintech News Newer projects often…

Everyone in Ethereum Is So Excited About a Wallet-Related Proposal

unchainedcrypto.com Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 3074 will go live during Ethereum’s next hard fork, dubbed ‘Pectra,’ and many in the Ethereum community are very excited that it’s…

5 Charts That Highlight How Ethereum Has Changed One Year After Shapella

unchainedcrypto.com Ethereum on Friday reached its one-year Shapella upgrade anniversary, which transitioned the blockchain from a proof-of-work validation system to the more energy-efficient…

Ethereum Pectra upgrade promises major wallet improvements with EIP 3074 integration

cryptoslate.com Ethereum developers are currently deliberating the Pectra upgrade, which is poised to enhance various facets of the blockchain’s functionality. Tim Beiko, the Ethereum…

Ethereum’s Pectra Update Promises Enhanced User Experience with Innovative Wallet Features

beincrypto.com Ethereum’s blockchain is set for another significant leap with the anticipated Pectra upgrade, following the successful Dencun upgrade that reduced transaction costs. Slated…

Solana memecoin trading frenzy slows as Base heats up

dlnews.com Solana’s memecoin frenzy, which saw the blockchain briefly overtake Ethereum in terms of transaction volume, appears to be fizzling. The volume generated by decentralised…

Tron Says SEC Lawsuit Should Be Tossed For Extraterritorial Overreach

thedefiant.io The Tron Foundation said the SEC is seeking to apply U.S. regulations to offshore transactions. The Tron Foundation is arguing that the lawsuit it is currently facing from…

Memecoins Fuel Record Monthly DEX Trading Volumes

thedefiant.io Traders bought and sold more than $261 billion of tokens on decentralized exchanges in March, outperforming 2021’s best month by nearly $25 billion. Memecoin traders…

LRTs Surge To Record Dominance Over Restaking Sector

thedefiant.io Ethereum’s restaking sector continues to balloon, with the total value locked in liquid restaking tokens tagging new all-time highs. On April 1, the TVL of liquid restaking…

Analysts Believe Munchables’ $63M Exploit Was Internally Engineered

thedefiant.io Experts believe the Blast-based game’s $63 million hack may have been devised by a North Korean employee. Munchables, a prominent web3 game and farm on the Blast Layer 2…

Centrifuge’s Anemoy Attracts Investment From Celo As Tokenized Treasury Assets Bubble

thedefiant.io Celo’s investment follows Frax and Gnosis passing proposals to deploy $20M and $10M into Anemoy. Announced on March 29, an unnamed entity from the Celo ecosystem invested…

Crypto trading volumes surpass $5.3 trillion in 2024 Q1

cryptobriefing.com Crypto trading volume surpassed $5.3 trillion in 2024’s first quarter, according to data from DefiLlama and The Block. Centralized exchanges (CEX) saw $4.8 trillion in…

MarginFi TVL Drops $120 Million Following Founder’s Resignation

cryptopotato.com Edgar Pavlovsky, the founder of MarginFi, announced his resignation on Wednesday following an internal dispute within the protocol’s builder, Mrgn. Pavlovsky’s abrupt exit…

Uniswap taking page from Coinbase’s playbook will ‘backfire,’ former SEC official says

dlnews.com Lawyers often have a key piece of advice for corporate clients: Don’t poke the bear. It’s unusual for business leaders to rail against regulators when they are slapped with…

Top 10 Crypto Projects With Points Programs That Haven’t Held Airdrops Yet

unchainedcrypto.com Points systems have become a popular, offchain mechanism for crypto protocols to track and measure the engagement of early adopters. A wide variety of crypto projects have…

PancakeSwap enables limit orders through Orbs partnership

cryptobriefing.com Decentralized exchange (DEX) PancakeSwap has announced the integration of limit orders by applying Orbs’ dLimit and dTWAP protocols into its platform. Users can also utilize…