Cryptocurrency is, arguably, still in its infancy compared with some of its more established peers in traditional finance. In fact, for many in the traditional space, cryptocurrency remains little more than an interesting tech project that does not qualify for inclusion under the term “finance.”

Living on the fringes of finance has had its advantages, though. Since the founding of the first-ever cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, in 2009 crypto has existed outside of the regulatory framework that governs traditional finance. …


YIELD App is thrilled to announce our partnership with leading blockchain e-commerce gateway Shopping.io, in a move that will allow holders of our native YLD token to shop with major global online retailers using their tokens.

YLD holders can now spend their tokens on Shopping.io’s e-commerce platform, which enables users to make Amazon (US, UK, CA, DE, FR, IT and ES), eBay, Walmart, and Etsy purchases using their crypto. Through Shopping.io, YLD holders will be able to use their tokens to purchase everyday items including electronics, books, gifts, and more — all with YLD.

In addition, YLD holders will enjoy…


In the last market bull run, it was perhaps not surprising to see a lot of crypto action in East Asian countries like China, Japan, and Korea. These were among some of the biggest early adopters of cryptocurrency, and despite numerous government interventions over the years, interest in all things crypto remains strong in these leading Asian nations.

However, nestled among this regional activity we also noticed increasing crypto adoption in a relatively small and often overlooked island: Taiwan. …


Much has changed in the world of crypto since the launch of Bitcoin, the first-ever cryptocurrency, in 2009. In the 12 years that have followed this pioneering project, the crypto ecosystem has expanded to include thousands upon thousands of coins and tokens underpinned by a vast array of different projects and technologies.

These new entrants include the Ethereum blockchain and its currency Ether: the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Launched in 2015, Ethereum has earned the label “the world’s computer” thanks to its fully programmable functionality that has allowed for entire ecosystems to operate and flourish on it.

This…


The YLD token is now LIVE on leading Asia-based cryptocurrency exchange gate.io. Following a successful voting period on gate.io, in which the YLD /USDT pair garnered more than 15 million user votes, YLD began trading on Monday, June 21st at 04:00 UTC.

Gate.io’s “listing vote” is a new feature designed to facilitate the listing of more high-quality projects on the platform. Through it, participants can vote for a selection of projects, with those that attract 10 million votes or more selected for listing on Gate.io. …


DeFi and stablecoins provided support for the crypto market’s recent rout

Whether or not you believe we are in a fully-fledged crypto bear market, the past month has been an undeniably rocky period for cryptocurrency. From a high of $2.6 trillion on May 12, the market has tumbled 33% as of June 14, with crypto’s bellwether token — Bitcoin — now sitting at just over $39,500 from a high of more than $58,000 just a few weeks ago.

We have seen somewhat of a recovery in recent weeks: while a 30% market crash sounds bad, it is a solid improvement on the 42% that crypto shed peak to trough, when Bitcoin…


Rarely a week goes by now without a slew of headlines about the world’s biggest cryptocurrency — Bitcoin. The latest, though, seems to have captured the imagination of mainstream press: the declaration from President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador that he intends to make Bitcoin legal tender in his country.

Announced in a pre-recorded message aired during the world’s biggest Bitcoin conference in Miami last week, President Bukele said that he would be sending a bill to lawmakers to make Bitcoin legal tender in the Central American nation. …


During the warmly-lit months of 2020’s “DeFi summer”, yield farming on Ethereum was relatively new, and very big news. Back then, Ethereum was alive with innovative and accessible opportunities for users to get involved in all areas of the DeFi ecosystem in return for a yield, often paid in native tokens that could then be put to work elsewhere to earn more.

These endless “farming” opportunities were a key attraction for many entering Ethereum’s new financial ecosystem. …


It has been a bruising couple of weeks in crypto, particularly for the sector’s flagship currency, Bitcoin (BTC). In the space of just 14 days, BTC plunged 45%, from $59,229 on May 10, to $32,458 by May 24. Within that time frame, Bitcoin witnessed some truly whiplash-inducing tumbles, at one point falling an incredible 34% ($15,500) in just 24 hours.

Bitcoin’s woes have weighed on the entire crypto market, which has fallen from a market cap of $2.5 trillion on 12 May to around $1.7 trillion by May 24. This is thanks in no small part to Bitcoin’s dominance, with…


In our latest alliance with a true innovator of decentralized finance (DeFi), YIELD App is thrilled to announce a partnership with Steady State — a cutting-edge insurance protocol that is set to transform the DeFi and cryptocurrency protection landscape.

Currently in its first stages of development, Steady State is pioneering a revolutionary new model in DeFi insurance that will insure platforms and protocols against a comprehensive range of risks — a first in the industry. …

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