Report: Leaked Audio Featuring Celsius Execs Uncovers Plans to Create an IOU Cryptocurrency

According to leaked audio obtained by CNBC, the crypto lender Celsius wants to create an IOU cryptocurrency in order to pay clients back. The audio was provided by a Celsius customer and the recording explains the bankrupt crypto lender wants to......

30% of Today’s Staked Ethereum Is Tied to Lido’s Liquid Staking, 8 ETH 2.0 Pools Command $8.1 Billion in Value

In roughly three days Ethereum is expected to transition from a proof-of-work (PoW) blockchain network to a proof-of-stake (PoS) version via The Merge. Ahead of the transition, the liquid staking project Lido has seen a lot more activity as the value......

Value Locked in Lido Rises Prior to Ethereum’s Merge, LDO Token Jumps 23% Higher in 7 Days

In eight days Ethereum is planning to undergo one of the most intensive upgrades since the DAO hard fork in 2016, as The Merge aims to change the network’s consensus mechanism from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS). Amid the lead-up to......

Value Locked in Defi Stalls Before Reaching the $100 Billion Mark, Cross-Chain Bridge Statistics Crater

During the last few weeks, the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has come awfully close to reaching the $100 billion mark again, but it fell short this week. Today, the value locked across the defi ecosystem is $86.22......

Value Locked in Defi Swells by $7 Billion, Tron’s TVL Spikes 34.85%, Ethereum Dominates by 62%

After tapping a 2022 low of $70 billion on June 19, the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has increased by more than $7 billion. During the last seven days, the TVL in defi held within the Ethereum blockchain......

Terra Fiasco Stirs Value Locked in Defi — Lido, Anchor Plummet to Lower Positions

Decentralized finance (defi) protocols are having a hard time weathering the storm, as the total value locked in defi today is down 39.26% since April 3, from $230.18 billion to the current $139.81 billion. The sudden value drop stemming from Terra’s......

Value Locked in Decentralized Finance Slides 17% Lower Over the Last 30 Days

The value locked in decentralized finance (defi) protocols has lost 17.77% over the last 30 days, falling from $221.67 billion to today’s $182.27 billion. Moreover, statistics show the total value locked (TVL) across a broad range of defi protocols shed significant......

$19.2 Billion in Staked Assets — Liquid Staking Solution Lido Set to Surpass Curve’s TVL

While the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) hovers just above the $214 billion mark, a defi protocol called Lido has been moving closer toward taking Curve’s top spot in terms of TVL in a defi protocol. Currently, the......

Layerzero Labs Secures $135 Million to Bolster Cross-Chain Interoperability

Layerzero Labs, the firm behind the interoperability protocol Layerzero, has revealed the company has raised $135 million in a Series A+ finance round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), FTX Ventures, and Sequoia Capital. The new financing brings Layerzero Labs’ overall valuation......

These Are the Crypto Economy’s 10 Most Expensive Assets per Unit in 2022

A lot has changed in regard to the prices of various crypto assets throughout 2021, as today’s top crypto assets look a lot different than they did 12 months ago. Moreover, the most valuable cryptocurrencies in terms of U.S. dollars per......