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Options Protocol Brings ‘Insurance’ to DeFi Deposits on Compound

Trustless insurance has arrived on decentralized finance (DeFi). At least on the Compound protocol, the collateralized lending platform that runs on ethereum. The new product, from a company called Opyn, allows people to take out options on stablecoin deposits, allowing users to hedge against the risk of a catastrophic event wiping

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SEC ‘Safe Harbor’ Proposal Lauded by Token Fans, DeFi Builders at 0x Conference

The token industry is applauding SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce’s “Safe Harbor” proposal, calling it a mature response to the 2017 ICO bubble.Announced the day before decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol 0x’s 0xpo conference last Friday in San Francisco, founders, lawyers and tokenization fanatics of all stripes said the proposal a boon

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Bitcoin DeFi Looms Closer as RSK Launches Ethereum Bridge

The RSK project announced the creation of Token Bridge, an interoperability protocol between the Bitcoin-pegged sidechain and Ethereum, on Feb. 6. It could have important implications for the burgeoning decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem.RSK is a smart contract platform attached as a sidechain to the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain. It uses

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