What Blockchain Oracles Do Not See

Blockchain promises an immutable history of on-chain data. But the “ledger of record” is merely a new way to manufacture consent.

Opinion  ·  13 August 2021

Chainlink Unveils Crypto ‘Keepers’ and Anti-Fraud Blockchain Bridges

“Keepers” can do things like execute limit orders, liquidate under-collateralized loans or just remind a blockchain what time it is.

Tech  ·  5 August 2021
Enterprise Blockchain

Choosing Who We Trust

Oracles, algorithms and blockchains provide an alternative to a system where you have to form all-or-nothing business relationships.

Opinion  ·  26 July 2021

Chainlink Integration Looks to Catalyze DeFi Development on Avalanche

More than 225 projects building on Avalanche are waiting for price feeds, said Ava Labs President John Wu.

Tech  ·  21 July 2021

DeFi Data Feed Service API3 Becomes a DAO

As well as steering the direction of the project, the DAO aims to provide a kind of decentralized insurance against oracle failings.

Tech  ·  8 July 2021

Solana-Based Pyth Network Adds Institutional Crypto Exchange LMAX as Data Provider

LMAX will provide foreign exchange and crypto trading data.

Business  ·  22 June 2021

If LaMelo Ball Wins NBA Rookie of the Year, This NFT Gets Rarer

Ball’s collaboration with Ether Cards and Chainlink brings “dynamic” NFTs to the forefront of the growing sports collectibles market.

Business  ·  16 June 2021

Lithium Raises $5M for Decentralized Oracle Tracking Private Assets

The protocol aims to bring accurate pricing data for illiquid, non-public assets to DeFi.

Business  ·  1 June 2021

DeFi Oracle Umbrella Network Migrates to Binance Smart Chain From Ethereum

"BSC integration will reduce transaction costs by up to 90+ percent vs Ethereum," Umbrella Network said.

News  ·  3 May 2021

Oracle Provider API3 Signs 10-Year Deal With Open Bank Project

The partnership could bring fintech and banking customers into DeFi, says Open Bank Project founder Simon Redfern.

Business  ·  19 April 2021

Chainlink Is Building an Off-Chain Oracle Network

Chainlink 2.0 will create a second layer network that will allow oracles to take the bulk of their work off-chain.

News  ·  15 April 2021

Chainlink Promises ’10x Data’ With New ‘Off-Chain Reporting’ Overhaul

Chainlink Labs developed the new network over the past year.

Tech  ·  24 February 2021

Kraken Exchange Brings Its Spot Price Data to DeFi Via New Chainlink Node

Kraken's connection to the Chainlink network allows the exchange to broadcast its price data for use in blockchain-based apps.

Markets  ·  1 February 2021

Origin Protocol Loses $7M in Latest DeFi Attack

Stablecoin project Origin Dollar (OUSD) sustained a re-entrancy attack at 00:47 UTC Tuesday resulting in a loss of funds worth $7 million.

News  ·  17 November 2020
Funding Rounds

‘Chainlink Killer’ API3 Closes $3M Funding Round With Placeholder and Pantera

API3, a firm aiming to provide an alternative to oracle service Chainlink, has raised $3 million in a private funding round led by Placeholder.

Business  ·  12 November 2020