China: Chainlink-adoptee national blockchain project goes live; 135 public nodes running

The Zhejiang district in China has laid the foundation for the Blockchain Service Network, (BSN) the country’s ambitious nationwide blockchain project, as per local reports this week.
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Despite Chainlink adoption, a crucial LINK metric is reaching “dangerous” levels

Of all leading cryptocurrencies, Chainlink (LINK) has seen some of the strongest adoption-related news over recent weeks.  Multiple reports have been released about the project’s oracles — its flagship product — being integrated by prominent firms and blockchains in the industry.
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Why the DeFi sector’s outperformance of Ethereum may not last for long

The rapidly growing Ethereum-based DeFi sector has been generating significant buzz within the crypto industry, seeing massive inflows of new users and investors that have created growth typical of that seen during bull markets.
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Compound holds massive influence over 3 major tokens: Breaking down the “COMP effect”

The launch of Compound (COMP) just a couple weeks ago has provided the decentralized finance sector with a boost that has completely altered its trajectory, ushering in a wave of new DeFi participants while also providing investors with massive gains.
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Staking frenzy pushes 0x (ZRX) to highest user activity since April, price jumps 14%

The recent infatuation for most in the cryptocurrency market is with DeFi tokens and staking, with the sectors seeing strong growth in both technology and price values since the past month.
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Compound users now supplying over $1 billion in ETH assets; COMP a top-25 altcoin

Compound’s meteoric rise in the crypto-space is coupled with the rise of DeFi tokens and retail traders chasing the next “moonshot.” COMP, Compound’s native token, rose over 600 percent from a listing price of $61 to over $350 on June 21, before steadily falling to its current $195 level.
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