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RAMP DeFi Leads The Liquid Staking Race, Opening Ethereum-Based DeFi to Staked Liquidity From Other Blockchains

Participation in the DeFi and staking ecosystems has seen explosive growth over the last year, with the combined sectors currently accounting for over $50 billion in value. DeFi growth was predominantly fueled by the breakthrough success of Ethereum-based projects such as Aave, Compound, and Uniswap, utilizing ERC20 stablecoins like USDC and

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Sierra Club leads lawsuit against NY town to prevent expanding Bitcoin mining operations

Several organizations have filed a lawsuit against the town of Torrey, New York for approving a plan to expand a Bitcoin mining facility near one of the Finger Lakes.In court documents filed on Thursday in the State of New York Supreme Court, the Sierra Club, Seneca Lake Guardian, the Committee

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Binance VC arm leads $1.3M raise for decentralized streaming protocol

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is funding a major decentralized audio streaming service through its investment and incubation arm.According to an Oct. 23 announcement, Binance Labs led a $1.25 million extension round for Audius, a blockchain-enabled streaming service that connects music fans with artists.The latest investment round follows a

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Monero Leads Rally in Privacy Coins, Rising to Two-Year Highs

Major privacy-focused cryptocurrencies jumped on Monday, with monero (XMR), the biggest of the lot, extending its impressive recent run to two-year highs. The move came after a group of countries jointly called for “back doors” into encryption software. That backdoor access potentially diminishes the privacy-safeguarding utility of such software and

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China leads world in blockchain patent filings, but how much of it is real?

China led the world in blockchain patent filings in 2019, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization, by filing 58,990 applications versus 57,840 patent applications in second-place U.S. When it comes to blockchain technology, China also outwardly seems to be a leader. According to the China National Intellectual Property Administration,

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