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…

    Cardano creator responds to criticism over new AML/CFT partnership

    Weiss Crypto Ratings recently bashed Cardano for the Cardano Foundation’s partnership with Coinfirm, saying that the move is disappointing and lead to Cardano’s death. Charles Hoskinson replied to the criticism by claiming that the move will bring clarity for the users. As reported, Cardano Foundation recently teamed up with a well-known provider of AML data,…

    Cardano’s Ethereum-сompatible sidechain project opens entry into the DeFi space

    Cardano plans to make its blockchain interoperable and compete with the DeFi ecosystem based on Ethereum. Using its native altcoin (ADA), Cardano is getting closer to its decentralized finance objectives in partnership with dcSpark. dcSpark, a product-based DLT company, announced on Wednesday plans to develop a new sidechain project titled “Milkomeda” to aid cryptocurrencies not…