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Messari researchers slam Binance Smart Chain over centralized validators

Despite Binance supporters celebrating Binance Coin’s (BNB) chart-topping performance for Q1 2021, concerns are growing regarding the centralization of the Binance ecosystem. On April 12, Messari researcher Ryan Watkins took aim at the centralization of Binance Smart Chain’s validators, stating: “Every cycle people get hoodwinked by the latest centralized solution to all blockchains problems.” “Every …

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DeFi TVL sets new record as BSC-powered protocols add billions

According to data aggregator DeFi Llama, nearly $79 billion in assets are currently locked in decentralized finance protocols. As such, DeFi’s TVL is currently equal to roughly twice the capitalization of third-ranked crypto asset Binance Coin, nearly one-third of Ethereum’s market cap, and on-par with the capitalization of top 200-ranked global company Snap Inc — …

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Another Binance Smart Chain Project Turtledex Rug Pulls With Tokens Worth $2.5M Confirmed Stolen

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The team behind Turtledex protocol, a Binance Smart Chain (BSC) project has reportedly rug pulled its investors shortly after raising 9,000 Binance tokens worth $2.5 million. Immediately following the confirmation of the theft, the value of the protocol’s native token TTDX, reportedly plunged to near zero. At the time of writing, the …

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Binance Smart Chain’s TurtleDex rugpulls shortly after launch

Turns out a turtle’s arms are plenty long enough to pull a rug.  Yesterday, March 19 Binance Smart Chain (BSC) file storage project TurtleDex performed a “rugpull” exit scam — a colloquial term for when a project’s developers drain the liquidity or stored funds invested by the protocol. Coming off a March 15 presale round …

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Dev says $31 million Meerkat Finance exploit was a ‘test’; will return funds

There may be good news on the horizon for the victims of one of DeFi’s largest-ever exploits.  At 5:30 AM UTC today, a Meerkat Finance developer identifying themselves as “Jamboo” posted a short message in a newly-created Telegram channel, “Meerkatrefunds.” In it, Jamboo said that the exploit was a “trial” testing users’ greed and “subjectivity,” …

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Crypto influencer warns Ethereum fees will drive users away

Prominent crypto influencer Lark Davis, or “The Crypto Lark,” has warned that Ethereum’s competitors will continue to syphon away users should Eth2 fail to launch soon amid ever-increasing gas fees. Despite predicting five-figure Ether prices in 2021, Davis’ Feb. 19 video, Davis asserts Ethereum’s skyrocketing fees has meant that only “rich investors” can afford to …

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Finance Redefined: Is this the escape from Ethereum? Feb. 3–10

Finance Redefined is Cointelegraph’s DeFi-centric newsletter, delivered to subscribers every Wednesday. It seems that this week, finally, the community has had enough of Ethereum’s gas fees. That is obviously a bit of hyperbole, as gas fees are high precisely because people are willing to pay such a premium for Ethereum block space. But we’re seeing …

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Jointer.io Matches Binance & CZ’s $100 Million Challenge With Early Adopter Fund

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360-17.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div>PRESS RELEASE. <span>Changpeng Zhao (CZ) sent shockwaves across the crypto industry in September by announcing a $100 million investment fund devoted to projects building on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC). Now, Jointer.io, the world’s first commercial real estate-backed …

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