Google keyword search volume for the “Uniswap” — a useful indicator of interest in DeFi more broadly — has reached its highest point since September of 2020.
Google doesn’t release raw numbers for search volume. Instead, it publishes scores between zero and 100, where zero is no interest in the term and 100 is maximum interest. The current score for “Uniswap” is 87. Last September, it got as high as 100.
The search term “Uniswap” is up 10.1% compared with last week and has been trending upward since hitting 32 at the beginning of the year.
Uniswap is the largest decentralized exchange by volume, boasting more than $36 billion in trading volume for February and regularly contributing more than half the total volume for decentralized exchanges.
Delivering on a vision for an interoperable global standard for dollar digital currency, Circle and TRON have partnered to make USD Coin (USDC) available on the TRON blockchain, which has grown to more than 56 million accounts and nearly 2.5 billion transactions since its founding just four years ago. TRON is home to a broad ecosystem for digital assets in Asia and around the world, and the TRON community can now benefit from easy access to the world's fastest-growing, regulated dollar digital currency.
The Block Research was commissioned by Algorand to create Layer-1 Platforms: A Framework for comparison, which provides a “look under the hood” at seven platforms: Algorand, Avalanche, Binance Smart Chain, Cosmos, Ethereum/Ethereum 2.0, Polkadot, and Solana.
We assess their technical design, related ecosystem data, and qualitative factors such as key ecosystem members to get an understanding of how they differ. Having done this analysis, we draw some insights for what the future of the broader smart contract landscape could look like for years to come.
Bloomberg reported Friday that a broad U.S. government investigation into the operator of crypto exchange Binance has widened to include "whether Binance or its staff profited by taking advantage of its customers."
The securities regulator for Alabama issued a show-cause order on Thursday to crypto lender Celsius, seeking an explanation for why its offerings don't constitute the sale of securities under state law.
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