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DeFi Protocols Cream Finance, Alpha Lose $37.5M in Exploit; ‘Prime

Decentralized finance protocols (DeFi) Cream Finance and Alpha Finance were victims of an exploit Saturday morning resulting in a loss of funds totaling $37.5 million, according to transaction details on Etherscan. Two hours later Cream said its contracts were “functioning as normal” and markets had been enabled. Alpha Finance then posted its own announcement, saying […]Read More

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VeChain & Oxford Announce New Framework to Assess Consensus Protocols

Since 2018, VeChain has partnered with the Mathematical Institute at Oxford University to carry out research and provide independent scientific advice. As of August 11, it appears this collaboration is beginning to pay dividends. Yesterday, the VeChain Foundation tweeted, “with the purpose of supporting the #blockchain industry, #VeChain and the University of Oxford releases AlphaBlock […]Read More

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Sits at $22.8K While $10B Locked in

Bitcoin’s price has hung around $22,400-$22,800 after Thursday’s momentous spot volume day while brand-name DeFi protocols have the lion’s share of the market for locked crypto. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $22,783 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 0.68% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $22,357-$23,261 (CoinDesk 20) BTC above its 10-hour […]Read More