Uniswap UNDER INVESTIGATION by the SEC: Possibly APOCALYPTIC FOR DEFI?

Uniswap Labs, creator of the decentralized exchange Uniswap, is allegedly under investigation by the SEC. Regulators are making an effort to catch up to DeFi, since SEC Chair Gary Gensler considers it the “Wild West.” The inquiry into Uniswap Labs…

Uniswap CENSORS Access to Synthetic Assets on its Interface

The software development firm, Uniswap Labs, says it has placed restrictions on certain tokens, including tokenized equities and derivatives on the protocol interface it supports, in a Friday blog article. This recent development is occurring less than a week after…

Uniswap Gets Faster in GROUNDBREAKING Layer 2 “Optimism” Upgrade

The long-awaited layer two scaling solutions update for Uniswap has been launched with the introduction of Uniswap’s Optimistic Ethereum layer 2 solution. An enthusiastic blog post appeared on July 13 announcing the alpha launch of Uniswap v3 on the Optimistic…

Introducing Hashmasks, NFTs that Give Users Ownership Over Scarcity

Hashmasks is an interesting concept by 70 different artists for 16,384 original NFT artworks. Users can now participate in the NFT art sale by purchasing their own “Hashmasks” which are unique pieces of art that do not exist in any…

Mark Cuban Backs Decentralized Finance in Tweet Spree

Mark Cuban, billionaire investor, seems to be a DeFi bull. The owner of the Dallas Mavericks sold non-fungible tokens (NFTs), citing his Coinbase funds, and now he is dreaming about the advantages of decentralized finance. Cuban argued for decentralized finance,…

UNI for Noobs

What is UNI? Uniswap is a decentralized Ethereum protocol for the automated provision of liquidity (automated market making). UNI is the Uniswap protocol’s native token, which entitles its holders to the privileges of governance. Owners of UNI decide on protocol…

Top 6 Common Crypto Scams

Crypto scammers are flooding decentralized exchanges such as Uniswap with rug pulls. Such scams vary from the intricate to the outright lazy, but many are successful. This hints at either the greed of the crypto market or the gullibility of…

Another One: Value DeFi Hit By $6M Flash Loan Hack

After posting a (since deleted) Twitter thread on Friday outlining the flash loan prevention strategy developed by Value DeFi, the protocol became a target of a flash loan exploit of $6 million. Value DeFi was hacked for around $6 million…

Uniswap Users Hold Special Governance Meeting

Users of the leading decentralized exchange, Uniswap, announced an “unofficial community chat” planned for Nov. 12 at 5:00 pm UTC. The call is scheduled to discuss several important governance problems that are vital to Uniswap, including the future of its…

DeFi Total Value Locked Up Since October Downturn

After a summer eruption, curiosity in DeFi Total Value has cooled down. However, an uptick in capital poured into DeFi ventures occurred over the past week. According to DeFi Pulse, only in the last week an extra $1.32 billion was…