This Thursday is a historic day for dogecoin as it is finally available on Coinbase, the leading exchange platform for virtual currencies. A consecration for a crypto-currency launched as a joke, a parody of bitcoin.
Since its peak in early May, the global crypto market capitalization has dropped from $1 trillion to $1.360 trillion, according to Stakers.io. Bitcoin accounts for 47 percent of the market and ether for 17 percent.
To know if cryptocurrencies have a future is a question that is strongly asked in a changing environment. Cryptocurrency is not just a new financial product, but a virtual currency with all the characteristics of a fiat currency.
The boom in the DeFi space has attracted a lot of attention from institutional investors and even crypto payments specialists. Cross-border digital payments company Ripple Labs plans to add smart contract functionality to its XRP Ledger network.