Decentralized insurance could save DeFi from contagion, according to ShapeShift report

ShapeShift has identified two unaffiliated projects as promising DeFi insurance protocols. Decentralized finance has many of the hallmarks of previous cryptocurrency bull markets: incredible gains, extreme volatility and massive risks. In a new report, leading noncustodial cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift explains the four biggest risks facing DeFi investors and why the […]

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Bitcoin and the Environment: What Is the Ecological Toll of Crypto?

As Bitcoin rises in popularity, concerns are being raised about the environmental impact of Bitcoin mining. However, there may be solutions. Bitcoin Mining’s Environmental Impact Bitcoin is produced through mining, an energy-intensive process that introduces new cryptocurrency into circulation by rewarding those who contribute computer power. Though mining was originally […]

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