3 Bancor Pools Begging For Your BNT
  • The APW-BNT, ARCONA-BNT, and FARM-BNT pools offer the best BNT rates on Bancor for the past week.
  • The top pool, APW-BNT, had a 238% average DAPR for the past 7 days, by far the best rate for BNT hodlers at the moment.
November 29, 2021, 5:55 PM
APW-BNT Bancor pool

7 days TVL (purple), DAPR (blue and orange), and trading volume (grey) data for the APW-BNT Bancor pool. Data by Yield Samurai

3 Uniswap Pools With Over 1,000% APR
  • Liquidity providers on Uniswap V3 are farming high returns for the UFO, OHM, and CRO assets.
  • All three pools have more than 10 times 7d trading volume than their TVL, which is the reason for the extremely high APR.
November 25, 2021, 11:31 PM
UFO-WETH Uniswap V3 pool

7 days TVL, DAPR, and trading volume data for the UFO-WETH Uniswap V3 pool with 1% fee. Data by The Chain Bulletin’s DeFi Watch

When Will Ethereum Transaction Fees Normalize?
  • The high gas fees are making dapps unusable and forcing people to migrate to other blockchains such as Avalanche.
  • Fortunately, a layer-2 scheme called a rollup is going to help scale the clogged Ethereum network, that is if DeFi platforms start using it en masse.
February 17, 2021, 10:03 PM
Average Ethereum transaction cost (daily) for 2019, 2020, 2021

Average Ethereum transaction cost (daily) for 2019, 2020, 2021. Data by Etherscan

No, CoinDesk, Satoshi’s Local Time Zone Wasn’t UTC+8
  • Satoshi used’s webmail client to send emails, making the timezone in the Date header field therein irrelevant.
  • This time zone is naturally the same as the one in the Received header field of the same emails.
November 26, 2020, 8:13 PM

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Nov 23, 2020
Satoshi Nakamoto Lived in London While Working on Bitcoin. Here’s How We Know.
  • Satoshi’s Bitcointalk posts, SourceForge commits, and emails, lay out a clear activity pattern, which we plotted in different time zones.
  • Other available data gave us clues that helped us determine, with reasonable confidence, where he lived.

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Oct 14, 2020
WEF Study Reveals Issues Around Global Blockchain Standards
  • The WEF used data from over 30 technical standard-setting entities, 185 jurisdictions, and almost 400 industry groups to create its report.
  • Called the Global Standards Mapping Initiative, the study notes the gaps, divergence and overlap in the blockchain standard-setting space.
Oct 13, 2020
Ethereum 2019 Vs Ethereum 2020
  • Ethereum was down 7.5% in 2019 overall due to version 2.0 delays, the trail of the bear market, and heavy criticism.
  • In 2020, the story is different, with ETH already up 200% and the DeFi hype train at full speed.
Oct 10, 2020
Your Friendly Neighborhood Bitcoin Mining Pool
  • In the study, we included 16 major Bitcoin mining pools with 80 stratum server locations across 11 countries on 4 continents.
  • The data shows that Asia, North America, and Europe is where almost all stratum servers reside, with 1 pool and 1 stratum server representing Australia.
Sep 18, 2020
Key Insights From Chainalysis’ Eastern Europe Crypto Adoption Research
  • Between July 2019 and June 2020, Ukrain and Russia managed to place first and second, respectively, on Chainalysis’ Global Crypto Adoption Index.
  • During the same period, 1.4% of all crypto transactions in Eastern Europe were connected with illicit activity, the second highest rate after Latin America.
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