DeFi comes to Cardano (ADA) as EMURGO announces ‘Astarter’

EMURGO, the official commercial arm of the Cardano blockchain protocol, formally announced today Astarter — a joint venture with China-based technology firm BlockChain4A — to facilitate collaboration between the two companies to build decentralized financial (DeFi) services infrastructure on Cardano

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Uniswap (UNI) price jumps by 15% in DeFi, cryptocurrency market rebounds

Uniswap (UNI) was among the best performers among the top cryptocurrency tokens by market capitalization in the previous 24 hours, logging better gains than other top cryptocurrencies, namely Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and Binance Coin (BNB).
On Wednesday, the UNI/USD exchange rate jumped 13.

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Cardano (ADA) founder wins $50,000 bet on Alonzo launching on time

Input Output Global (IOG) CEO Charles Hoskinson won a $50,000 bet, with Polymarket, on Cardano launching smart contracts on time. The proceeds will go to a charity of Hoskinson’s choice.

So since @PolymarketHQ lost, they have to donate $50,000 to the charity of my choice.

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Sell the news? ADA price drops 10% following Cardano’s long-awaited smart contracts rollout

The price of Cardano (ADA) fell on Sept. 13 in line with the other top cryptocurrencies despite the completion of its hard fork upgrade dubbed “Alonzo,” which introduces smart contract functionality.
The ADA/USD exchange rate dropped 10.67% to reach its intraday low of $2.

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Solana rally mimicking Ethereum? Why a $500 SOL price target could be ‘conservative’

A high-flying Solana (SOL) refused to land even in the face of a brutal sell-off in the cryptocurrency market on Tuesday. Two days later, the price of SOL rebounded to another new all-time high.

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Ethereum dev points out major reasons behind his Cardano (ADA) criticism

Tuesday saw Cardano developers Input Output Global (IOG) confirm the Alonzo smart contract hard fork will take place on Sunday, September 12 at around 22:00 UTC.
This moment marks the culmination of four years of work and will make history in the process.

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IOHK shuts down Cardano FUD after ‘1 transaction per block’ criticism

Cardano smart contracts are readying for rollout in less than a week. But, deep in the testnet phase, it’s emerged that a “quirk” in its eUTxO model may lead to issues of concurrency.
What does this mean?
eUTxO stands for extended unspent transaction output.

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