DHedge scales up on Polygon, integrates with SushiSwap

Decentralized asset management protocol, dHEDGE, has launched its V2 deployment on Polygon. The new platform also boasts an integration with popular decentralized exchange, SushiSwap. Speaking exclusively to Cointelegraph, dHEDGE’s Henrik Andersson highlighted v2’s new Guarded Open Access Transactions (GOAT) framework — which enables v2 users to access whitelisted DeFi DApps whitelisted by the dHEDGE decentralized …

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Governments Need to Stop Dismissing Crypto as Illicit Payments and Reckless Speculation, Says El-Erian

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Mohamed El-Erian, an adviser to Allianz and Gramercy Funds Management, says that “The time has come for more western governments to stop dismissing the crypto revolution as some mix of illicit payments schemes and reckless financial speculation.”</strong> Western Governments Urged to Stop Ignoring Crypto Revolution Mohamed El-Erian, president of Queens College, Cambridge …

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Google soon won’t let you sign in on very old Android devices

If you still have a device running Android 2.3.7 (the final version of Gingerbread) or older, Google won’t let you sign in to your Google account on that device starting September 27th, according to a support document (via Liliputing). “As part of our ongoing efforts to keep our users safe, Google will no longer allow …

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Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, UNI, LINK, SOL, XMR

Bitcoin’s (BTC) 43% rally from $29,482.61 on July 21 to $42,316.71 on July 30 has invigorated the bulls who had been sitting on the sideli. After the sharp rise, some analysts are debating whether Bitcoin could repeat its sharp bull run seen in 2013 and 2017. Vailshire Capital founder and CEO Jeff Ross highlighted that …

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Climbing at the Tokyo Olympics: Start times, how to watch, predictions – CNET

Adam Ondra is probably the best climber in the world right now. Sebastian Widmann/Getty Images Climbing is about to make its debut at the Tokyo Olympics. We’re extremely excited. Traditional climbing takes place outside without a predetermined route. Getty Images In the Olympics, climbing will take place on engineered or indoor routes. They practice in pursuit …

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Promoter of Crypto Scheme Touted by Steven Seagal Pleads Guilty, Faces 5 Years in Prison

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A promoter of the cryptocurrency scheme previously touted by famous martial artist and actor Steven Seagal has pleaded guilty for his participation. The scheme falsely claimed that it “could generate an 8,000% return for investors within one year.”</strong> Crypto Scheme Promoter Pleads Guilty The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Friday that …

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The next ‘Fortnite’ concert stars Ariana Grande

Epic Games is continuing its string of superstar Fortnite concerts. The game developer has revealed a “Rift Tour” concert series that will star none other than pop songstress Ariana Grande. The first show takes place August 6th at 6PM Eastern, with subsequent shows on August 7th and 8th to ensure people in other time zones …

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Square to buy Afterpay, which offers a ‘buy now, pay later’ service, for $29 billion in stock

Square plans to acquire Australian company Afterpay, which offers a “buy now, pay later” service that lets you pay for purchases in installments interest-free, for $29 billion in stock, the two companies announced Sunday. It’s the latest big move for Square, which has also announced a Bitcoin business unit and that it bought a majority …

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YouTube suspends Sky News Australia uploads over COVID-19 misinformation

YouTube is no stranger to temporarily banning media outlets for spreading COVID-19 misinformation, but its latest crackdown might be its largest yet. The Guardian and BBC News say the video service has banned Sky News Australia from uploading new videos for a week over accusations it spread COVID-19 misinformation. Multiple Sky videos reportedly violated rules …

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Bitcoin Difficulty Increases 6% — It’s Still 48% Easier to Find BTC Blocks Than It Was 30 Days Ago

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>As expected, Bitcoin’s mining difficulty increased this week jumping 6.03% higher on July 31. The change marks the first increase out of five difficulty adjustment changes. This was after four downward difficulty drops made it 54% easier to mine bitcoin than it was prior to mid-May.</strong> Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Increases 6%, Difficulty …

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