JPMorgan: Ethereum rivals mounting severe challenge to its DeFi dominance

    Analysts at JPMorgan led by Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou have suggested that Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, could see its dominance in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space fade to rivals.   According to Bloomberg, the analysts revealed that until the final phase of sharding, which they described as the “most critical” development for scaling Ethereum,…

    Filecoin: awaken at last

    The Filecoin cryptocurrency is primed to join a large family of projects that implement smart contracts, which entails compatibility with Ethereum and the possibility of building DeFi services on this platform. The development team of the Filecoin project (FIL token) starting their own virtual machine is, in my opinion, one of the most important recent…

    No pension. No savings. No future. No wonder we’re betting the house on crypto

    We need a way out. We need a way up. That’s why I – and so many others – have jumped into cryptocurrency with both feet, says Rohit Thawani on The Guardian. I must begin this article by stating that the information I’m providing is not financial advice. I think I legally have to say…

    Bitcoin upgrades to compete Ethereum, Binance’s BNB, Solana, Cardano and XRP

    Bitcoin’s major upgrade, known as Taproot, has activated this weekend to improve the blockchain‘s functionality. It’s the first major upgrade since 2017. Developers are now able to add new features to improve privacy, scalability, and security on the Bitcoin blockchain. As Forbes reported, the long-awaited Bitcoin upgrade was deployed Sunday morning and will unlock the…

    Total value locked in DeFi protocols jumps 25% in two weeks to $250 billion

    Decentralized finance, also known as DeFi, has continued its unabated growth in the crypto industry as one of the metrics used to measure its progress, total value locked (TVL), has reached a new all-time high of above $250 billion. While Ethereum holds the lion’s share of TVL in DeFi, a great number of decentralized applications…

    JPMorgan analysts say Ethereum is a better bet than Bitcoin now

    JPMorgan analysts said that crypto investors should hold Ethereum rather than Bitcoin as the interest rates rise. While Ethereum powers such booming market areas as decentralized finance and non-fungible tokens, Bitcoin, similar to gold, is likely vulnerable as bond yields and interest rates rise. According to JPMorgan, crypto investors should be holding Ethereum rather than…