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Aave transfers governance to token holders

Aave’s core developers have transferred governance rights over to AAVE token holders, giving its community control over the future of the protocol. Aave has become the latest decentralized finance (DeFi) project to transfer governance rights to its token holders.On Oct. 29, Aave announced that the protocol’s admin keys had been transferred from its core developers […]

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Bitcoin can’t help bank the unbanked claims Mastercard CEO

The CEO of Mastercard believes Bitcoin is too volatile and opaque to drive financial inclusion, however, CBDCs are a different story. Bitcoin cannot function as an inclusive currency for the unbanked due to its volatility, Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga said during Tuesday’s Fortune Global Forum conference. He also cited a lack of knowledge about who […]

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Exit scams and regulations disrupt global darknet markets

Recent exit scams have displaced the users of darknet markets, with Eastern European-only platform Hydra now the largest worldwide. A report published by blockchain forensics firm CipherTrace has detailed significant disruptions to the clandestine darknet marketplace sector following a spate of exit scams during recent months. Despite opportunities for new marketplaces to capture the users of […]