Monero price rises 20% after Atomic Swap implementation

Monero (XMR), the largest privacy-focused cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has posted a 20% price surge following the launch of the Atomic Swap implementation program last week. On Friday, the Monero Project officially announced a rollout of the Atomic Swap implementation developed by the cross-blockchain protocol COMIT Network, aiming to simplify trades between XMR and Bitcoin (BTC). […]

Atomic Loans Launches Bitcoin DeFi Solution

Atomic Loans is launching a decentralized finance (DeFi) product that is likely to be the closest to a direct implementation on Bitcoin’s (BTC) chain. It doesn’t quite avoid using an external smart contract platform, but it allows directly using Bitcoin for collateral. The startup announced on April 14 that it had raised $2.45 million in […]