MetaMask wallet update. Russia's largest bank goes DeFi. Wormhole wins BNB-Uniswap bridge vote. Binance launches a tax tool. $OBT liquidity locked on PancakeSwap.
📝 The January 2023 Crypto Report Is Here.
Over 30 top decentralized financial protocols came together this week to demonstrate the power and potential of this revolutionary space. These leading projects showcased DeFi’s open, composable, and permissionless nature in a 24-hour campaign highlighting Web3’s interoperability by “permissionlessly” sharing tweets from other protocols.
With projects like Yearn, MakerDAO, and SushiSwap leading the charge, the DeFi ecosystem is changing the game and making a strong case for decentralized finance.
At the time of writing, Bitcoin (BTC) is trading at $23,065, a slight +0.98% increase from 7 days ago. Shiba Inu (SHIB) is the highest gainer among the top cryptocurrencies, with a +24.38% gain. Polygon (MATIC) is up by +13.57%, while Solana (SOL) dropped by -2.65%.
MetaMask Crypto Wallet Update: New Security and Privacy Features
MetaMask, a leading crypto wallet, has updated its privacy features in response to increased criticism. The updates include an “updated experience” for wallet creation and privacy and security settings upgrades.
Advanced privacy settings now allow users to toggle features that send requests to third-party services for improved phishing detection and transaction identification. Additionally, users can now change the default RPC (remote procedure call) provider, Infura, following criticism.
Russia’s Largest Bank To Introduce a DeFi Platform by May
According to Reuters, Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, is planning to release a DeFi platform by May. The platform will be based on the Ethereum network and can be accessed using the MetaMask wallet extension.
Konstantin Klimenko, the product director of Sberbank’s blockchain laboratory, stated that the DeFi network is currently in closed beta and will transition to open testing on March 1st.
He also mentioned that DeFi has the potential to replace traditional banking services in the future. Sberbank has a strong presence in the crypto industry, having received a license to issue and exchange digital assets and launching Russia’s first blockchain ETF.
Wormhole Wins Vote to Be Uniswap’s Designated Bridge to BNB Chain
Wormhole, a crypto bridge platform, has won a community vote to become the official governance bridge for Uniswap, the largest decentralized exchange platform, when its version 3 platform arrives on Binance’s BNB Chain.
This win grants Wormhole new territory in the competition between bridge platforms, which are essential pieces of crypto infrastructure that allow users to transfer assets and data between blockchains.
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Last week, Bitcoin dropped by -2.92%, while Ethereum lost just -0.24%. On average, the One Click Crypto AI lost -1.42% while keeping the 30d returns at +8.41%.
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The world gradually becomes a decentralized hub, and having the current DeFi leaders in a peaceful, open-minded relationship is a good sign.
As institutional and national crypto adoption rises, partnerships between DeFi and TradFi will become even more crucial. Keep following the newsletter for the latest events every Monday.
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