Day: September 12, 2020

What to Watch for as SushiSwap Cuts Block Rewards From 1,000 to 100 SUSHI

SushiSwap blew up on the promise of outsized rewards for those who got in before the automated market maker (AMM) actually started making markets: 1,000 SUSHI tokens per block for liquidity providers (LPs) who committed before it went live.  It was a deal good enough to lure in almost $1.6 billion worth of various crypto …

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OG partners with blockchain-based gaming technology company

Esports organization OG has partnered with a blockchain-based gaming technology company DMScript. According to The Esports Observer, the OG Esport team – CS: GO – will promote DMScript products to its fanbase by wearing clothes that display the company’s logo during participation in electronic sports tournaments held around the world. The partnership with OG will …

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Gemini to accept deposits in PAX Gold, Amp and Compound

Crypto exchange Gemini will begin accepting deposits in PAX Gold (PAXG), Amp (AMP) and Compound (COMP) with trading to start Sept. 15. Gemini will offer US dollar trading pairs for PAXG, AMP, and COMP via its ActiveTrader platform and API connections. The exchange will also offer trading and custody support for 12 cryptos and custody …

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DeFi mainstreaming impossible until DEXs integrate layer 2, experts say

The rapid growth of the decentralized finance sector (DeFi) took a shock after the recent 17.5% drop in Bitcoin (BTC) price. However, it is likely that the DeFi sector will continue to grow as Bitcoin recovers, especially as users continue to look for high-yield strategies as a means to earn interest on their Bitcoin and …

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Google Groups rolling out redesign that includes improved mobile site

A Google Groups Material Design revamp that’s been in beta for several months will become the default for all users starting next week, the company announced in a blog post. The new interface, which has several “highly requested features,” according to Google, includes a new mobile design, updated collaborative inboxes, and replaces tags and categories …

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Wink’s smart home platform faces a days-long outage

Wink Wink’s switch to a subscription service for its smart home platform hasn’t had the best start. The company has confirmed reports (via Android Police and The Verge) of a wide-ranging outage affecting its services, including integration with Amazon Alexa and Google Home/Nest services and even Wink.com (initially reduced to a basic landing page). The …

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Borderlands 3 is getting a free PS5 and Xbox Series X upgrade — and four-player splitscreen

Borderlands 3 is the latest game to adopt an encouraging trend — giving gamers a next-gen upgrade without making them pay for it — and in this case, it’s one that’ll be extremely welcome to console gamers who have 4K TV sets. The image above (and embedded in the tweet below) has all the details, …

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Google’s Android dongle may be called ‘Chromecast with Google TV’

XDA-Developers Over the past few months, leaked renders and internal listings pretty much confirmed that Google is working on an Android TV dongle codenamed “Sabrina.” Now, Artem Russakovskii of Android Police has discovered a listing on Target’s retail system that calls the device “Google Chromecast with Google TV” and prices it at $50. Now Target’s …

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SoftBank is reportedly preparing to sell ARM to Nvidia for more than $40 billion

SoftBank is reportedly is preparing to sell chipmaker ARM to Nvidia as early as next week in a deal worth more than $40 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported. Rumors of the deal began circulating in July, and Nvidia has been reported to be the only suitor in concrete discussions with SoftBank. The deal, if …

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