Day: December 30, 2020

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1inch Fuels DeFi Airdrop Trend With Christmas Present

DEX aggregator 1inch surprised DeFi users with a holiday treat with the release of the 1INCH governance token on Christmas Eve. 1INCH features a total supply of 1.5B tokens, which unlocks every 6 months over the course of the next 4 years. Tokens were airdropped to all wallets that made at least one trade before …

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Opyn Aims for a More Liquid Options Market in Upgrade

Decentralized insurance platform, Opyn, announced the release of “Gamma Protocol,” second version of its options protocol. The new upgrade aims to add capital efficiency and liquidity to the DeFi options market. Among the changes, Gamma Protocol provides mint options without collateral as long as they are burned before the end of the transaction – similar …

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Insurance Protocol Cover Exploited for $9.4M

DeFi’s rising insurance protocol Cover Finance was exploited for $9.4M worth of user funds after a group of hackers used a faulty smart contract to mint quadrillions of COVER tokens. Cover Finance allows users to buy smart contract protection on supported DeFi protocols by buying CLAIM tokens that can be redeemed in the event of …

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LINK Not Out of The Woods After Flash Crash Rebound

The Link marines are on the backfoot after last week’s flash crash to $7 pushed investors towards a risk-off stance. The cryptocurrency trades just under a pivotal $12-$13 order block, signaling that the market wipe might not be over yet. Seller’s Market Chainlink entered a sellers’ market on Dec. 23 as the altcoin succumbed to …

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