Slovenia Launches Public Consultations on Crypto Taxation Law – Taxes Bitcoin News

Authorities in Slovenia have prepared new legislation tailored to determine how crypto holdings and transactions are taxed in the country. The proposal, aimed at clarifying the matter, has been submitted for public consultations this week, local media reports revealed. Slovenia to Amend Tax Rules for Cryptocurrencies The Finance Ministry in Ljubljana has opened public consultations on a draft law regulating cryptocurrency taxation, Slovenian media reported. The legislation is based on proposals made by the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia (FURS), which were announced in August of this year.…

‘Open Finance’ Project Findora Launches $100M Ecosystem Fund

Privacy blockchain project Findora is launching a $100 million ecosystem fund “to accelerate the growth and development” of its community, the company announced on Wednesday. Findora also announced that after more than three months of testing, staking and delegation would be possible on the Findora Mainnet Beta. Findora described the fund as “part of a broader community-led commitment to support Findora ecosystem research, development and infrastructure projects building upon Findora’s privacy-preserving technology.” Developers will be able to apply for grants through the initiative. By staking on the Findora Mainnet Beta,…

Localbitcoins P2P Exchange Launches Mobile App for Android – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace Localbitcoins has announced the launch of a new mobile application for its global user base. The software is designed for devices running on Android. The app has been released in response to a growing number of mobile traders. P2P Crypto Market Localbitcoins Offers Users Android App Popular P2P crypto exchange Localbitcoins has presented a mobile application for traders around the world. The app has been developed for Android users and according to an announcement published on Monday, it has already seen thousands of downloads. Work continues to…

Cartesi Launches Bug Bounty Program with Immunefi to Harden Noether’s PoS

As you might have read in our latest article, we’re fierce on safety. As blockchain’s first OS, we need to constantly prioritize the security of our code. That’s why we teamed up with Immunefi, DeFi’s leading bug bounty platform. What exactly is a Bug Bounty? A bug bounty is a financial incentive to independent bug bounty hunters who discover security vulnerabilities and weaknesses in systems. Through Immunefi, Cartesi gives $500,000 in rewards to find bugs to keep our code reliable for all users – additional rewards are also available to…

Blockchain Data Indexer The Graph Launches on NEAR

Developers on the NEAR blockchain are getting a lift Tuesday with data indexing and query service The Graph going live in beta. The Graph is a decentralized indexer used by developers to access key data such as prices on automated market makers (AMMs), user information and other on-chain metrics. The protocol is currently live on 25 blockchain networks. Tegan Kline, a co-founder of The Graph developer Edge & Node, told CoinDesk in an interview that it took “many months” to complete the integration, as The Graph has previously only expanded…

OlympusDAO developer launches protocol enabling one-to-one stablecoin swaps

A developer working on DeFi darling OlympusDAO has launched a new protocol that seeks to facilitate stablecoin swaps without price curves. On Oct. 26, OlympusDAO developer “Ohmzeus” announced they had launched an experimental project dubbed Range comprising decentralized stablecoin pools that do not use a price curve. The programmer described Range as an “optimistic stablecoin swap protocol” designed to “abandon a pricing curve altogether.” Introducing Range, an optimistic stablecoin swap protocol. (Note: Range is unaudited. Use at your own risk with money you can afford to lose.) Let’s run through…

Ethereum competitor Near launches $800M developer fund as DeFi competition heats up

Smart contract ecosystem Near Protocol has earmarked $800 million for new funding initiatives aimed at growing its decentralized finance capabilities, offering the latest evidence that the highly lucrative DeFi market is still in its infancy.  The new funding, which includes the $350 million grants program announced by Proximity Labs last week, gives ecosystem developers added incentive to create new product offerings on Near, the company announced Monday. Roughly $250 million will be allocated to existing ecosystem developers; another $100 million is earmarked for startup grants, with Near planning to fund…

Sino Global Capital Launches $200M Fund Backed by FTX

Chinese crypto venture capital firm Sino Global Capital is launching a $200 million fund, backed by derivatives exchange FTX. The news was first reported by The Block early on Monday. Sino Global confirmed the news to CoinDesk in an official statement. The fund, dubbed Liquid Value Fund I, is hard-capped at $200 million, the statement said. Most of that has already been committed by partners like FTX, according to The Block. Liquid Valve Fund I will invest in DeFi, Web 3.0 and “mass consumer protocols” on Solana and Ethereum ecosystems,…

Singaporean Payments Unicorn Nium Launches Crypto-as-a-Service Platform

Singapore-based payments unicorn Nium has rolled out a crypto-as-a-service (CaaS) offering aimed at financial institutions. Nium provides turn-key purpose-built API suites for new and traditional finance companies. Its latest offering seeks to provide ready-made tools amid a period of high demand in crypto. The company said its new CaaS will provide institutions with “in-demand capabilities” for crypto investment and initially supports up to five cryptos, according to a statement on Monday. Through an API connection to its platform, the firm says its clients can embed crypto marketplace services, along with…

An African Blockchain Enthusiast Launches Expedition That Seeks to Highlight East Africa’s Potential – Interview Bitcoin News

While the African continent is generally viewed as one of the most ideally placed to embrace and fully exploit the blockchain, the reality on the ground suggests otherwise. The East Africa Blockchain Expedition As Adedayo Adebajo, the managing director of Jelurida Africa and a blockchain enthusiast told Bitcoin.com News, much of the focus in terms of investment has been on two regions, Southern and West Africa. Adebajo suggests in written responses to questions sent to Bitcoin.com News that the East Africa region is being left behind. Therefore, to correct this…