DEX goals diverge as SushiSwap (SUSHI) and Uniswap (UNI) rally to new highs

Uniswap and SushiSwap have emerged as two of the top decentralized exchanges (DEXs) that are leading the current DeFi bull run higher. Despite a controversial start for SushiSwap, the last few months have seen it catching up to Uniswap in terms of activity on the platform, total value locked, and the price of its SUSHI governance token. A recent report from Delphi Digital took a closer look at the two projects and broke down the fundamental differences in the way that each has diverged in their development since SushiSwap’s vampire…

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BTC, ETH, UNI, ATOM, COMP

Over the past seven days, the crypto market saw an uptick in volatility as Bitcoin (BTC) and Dogecoin (DOGE) price rallied higher simply because of social media activity. In situations like these, traders who make their investment decisions based on emotions tend to incur heavy losses and this is exactly what happened last week. Dogecoin’s (DOGE) recent pump and dump caused several new traders who bought due to FOMO to lose money within a short time and this scenario is likely to play out again as social media groups have…

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14k Breached, UNI Voters Say “No,” Trump Gets Hacked:Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 26–Nov. 1

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.   Top Stories This Week   Bitcoin price hits $14,000 — Exactly 12 years after white paper released On Oct. 31, 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto released a white paper setting out his vision for Bitcoin. Fast forward 12 years, and BTC has hit $14,000 for the first time since January…

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Rise of DeFi wars? Uniswap’s UNI token airdrop starts a crypto rivalry

Uniswap’s new UNI token has created a buzz in the DeFi world, with over 13,000 users claiming their tokens within three hours of its launch. This move was in response to SushiSwap’s decision to migrate almost $1 billion of funds from Uniswap through a “vampire mining” attack, which is the migration of an exchange’s funds/liquidity to another source. This move by SushiSwap essentially sparked one of the more important rivalries in decentralized finance, led by Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of crypto derivatives exchange FTX. Sam briefly took over SushiSwap from its…

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22% UniSwap (UNI) price drop doesn’t faze traders

Earlier today Yearn.finance (YFI) and Ether (ETH) rose sharply after Uniswap’s governance token UNI plunged 22% from $8.00 to $6.80. Cryptocurrency daily market performance snapshot. Source: Coin360 UNI, which launched less than 48 hours ago, has rallied from around $1.00 to $8.00 in a short period. After an impressive eight-fold gain, the token started to pull back but trading volume suggests traders have their eyes set on higher prices. YFI and ETH rallied as UNI corrected  As UNI started to make a parabolic rally from $1 onwards, the funding rate…

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13,000 DeFi users have already claimed Uniswap’s new UNI token

Decentralized finance (DeFi) platform Uniswap’s governance protocol token UNI went live on Ethereum earlier today. The community showed immediate support for the new token with Uniswap’s Twitter announcement garnering over 1.2 thousand likes in the first 90 minutes. 150 million UNI, or 15% of the token’s supply, is now available to be claimed by anyone who has used the platform. Synthetix founder Kain Warwick called the move a “galaxy brain move,” adding that this will be “the best token distribution we have ever seen.” With the news going viral, 13,000…

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