Assessing Blockchain’s Brightest Innovations for 2022 and Beyond

Assessing Blockchain’s Brightest Innovations for 2022 and Beyond

2021 has been a banner year for blockchain. While much of the global news agenda revolved around lockdowns, vaccines and other byproducts of the pandemic, the total market value of cryptocurrencies rose above $2 trillion, fell back – then retook the milestone. Elsewhere, decentralized applications (dApps) flourished on Ethereum and multiple rival networks; non-fungible tokens […]


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Defi Project Rari Capital Hacked for $10M in Ether, Project’s Pool Drained fo...

Reports from the decentralized finance project Rari Capital detail that the protocol’s ethereum pool has experienced a recent exploit. Rari Capital says they are assessing the situation and the team removed funds from the recent Alpha Finance Lab integration. At first, the project’s team revealed they were assessing the hack, but later estimates assume the project lost $10 million to the hacker. Rari Capital Drained for 2,600 Ether, Hacker Taunts Project There has been no shortage of defi hacks at the end of 2020 and into 2021, as a myriad of projects has seen funds drained....

Zimbabwe’s Biggest Bank Looks at Methods to ‘Leverage Cryptocurrencies’

One of Zimbabwe’s biggest financial institutions, CBZ Holdings says it is looking at ways it could “leverage cryptocurrencies and other emerging digital innovations.” According to the financial institution’s chairperson, Marc Holtzman, CBZ “is open-minded about new innovations, as these could open up new opportunities going forward.” Innovations Opening up New Markets Speaking in an interview with a local publication, Holtzman also acknowledges that innovations such as “cryptocurrencies, or rather blockchain more broadly, fintechs, bigtechs and....

Underdog Coins To Eye In 2022

Here are some underdog coins that could stay a bit under the radar until next year as the DeFi and NFT markets are in the spotlight this year. There are several noteworthy projects in these areas expected to gain traction in 2022, so it’s worth following them. We can also expect several new projects to emerge on the scene and shake things up. Here are some coins to watch headed into 2022. The 3 Altcoins Ready For 2022 Solana (SOL) One of the strongest altcoins in 2021 that went silent recently but can be expected to have steady growth in 2022 is Solana. It is built on a....