Cardano network adds over 70,000 wallets in 30 days despite price falls

    The number of wallets on the Cardano (ADA) blockchain has grown by more than 70,000 over the last 30 days, even when the ADA’s price declined along with the rest of the crypto market. Meanwhile, ADA whales’ transactions have risen to a 4-month high ahead of an upcoming hard fork, which will improve the network’s…

    The layer-2 solution brings Ethereum compatibility to the Cardano blockchain

    The Milkomeda Foundation has announced the launch of C1, a sidechain that is compatible with Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) and connected directly to the Cardano blockchain. In response to the rollout of this layer-2 solution, Cardano’s native token (ADA) has rallied more than 32% over the week, outperforming other major altcoins. According to a Monday…

    Cardano partners with Chainlink to develop smart contracts and DeFi applications

    Input Output recently announced that it would leverage Chainlink’s decentralized oracles to make it easier for developers to access real-world databases, paving the way to build DeFi applications on Cardano’s blockchain. Although sentiment surrounding the partnership has been positive, the native tokens for both projects have failed to react. Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), the…

    Cardano will soon have a new DeFi stablecoin with COTI

    Previously partnered with COTI, Cardano is going to have its first stablecoin, dubbed Djed, giving space to cheaper transactions and making it easier to run DeFi projects. Software development company COTI announced a few hours ago the issuance of the first stablecoin designed to run on the Cardano blockchain. The news was first revealed by…

    ‘Astarter’ brings DeFi to Cardano (ADA)

    On Friday, Cardano’s official commercial arm EMURGO announced Astarter, a joint venture with China-based technology firm BlockChain4A, to build decentralized financial (DeFi) services infrastructure on Cardano blockchain protocol. The joint venture will combine EMURGO’s technical expertise of Cardano’s founding entities, coupled with Blockchain4A’s experience in DeFi technical infrastructure development. After Cardano’s Alonzo hard fork successfully…

    Cardano’s Alonzo upgrade brings smart contracts, DeFi and NFTs, competing with Ethereum

    Upcoming Cardano’s upgrade aims to bring in the network new abilities like smart contracts and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), as well as “programmability,” as per founder Charles Hoskinson. However, it could take several months before DeFi protocols come to the mainnet due to a lack of concurrency and tools. Cardano’s big “Alonzo” upgrade rolls out on…