Solana News

What is Solana (SOL)?

Solana is a blockchain platform known for its speed and efficiency. Solana aims to provide a high-performance, low-latency platform for decentralized applications (dApps).
The project began in 2017 with the goal of creating a blockchain that can handle over 10,000 transactions per second. Solana has grown to become one of the largest cryptocurrencies in the world.

How does Solana SOL work?

The Solana project is intended to be the first of a new kind of blockchain. It was inspired by Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other blockchains, but it has been designed to be very different from them. The purpose of the project is not only to create a new cryptocurrency; its creators have also built an entirely new kind of blockchain.

What makes Solana unique?

Solana is a new blockchain protocol that uses proof of history, and a unique algorithm to validate transactions. Most blockchains use either a proof-of-work or proof-of-stake consensus mechanism, with proof-of-stake being the more efficient option. Solana uses a hybrid protocol that combines proof-of-stake with proof-of-history for even faster processing
One of the most exciting developments with Solana has been Solana Pay, a free-to-use payments framework. It allows merchants to accept payments directly from customers through the Solana network. Payments are made in stablecoins such as USD Coin which are designed to maintain a stable price.

Is Solana better than Ethereum?

While both Ethereum and Solana were created as open-source platforms that allow users to build and design their own applications, Solana boasts some benefits over Ethereum, including its ability to process transactions nearly instantly, at a fraction of the cost.

Is Solana a good investment?

Solana is a high-speed, low-cost, and secure blockchain that supports decentralized apps (dApps). The Solana blockchain is highly efficient and very stable, and it offers low transaction fees for users. These factors combine to give the coin potential as a good long-term investment as far as cryptocurrency goes. SOL is currently trading closer to its lows, potentially making it a good deal.
We kindly remind you that before investing in any cryptocurrency, it is essential to do your own research (DYOR).
Solbridge changed its name to Allbridge to reflect its current standing better and to consider its major goal to be the global interoperability between chains. Their unique expertise...
PolkaCipher is delighted to announce its partnership with Plutos Network, which is a cross-chain synthetic issuance & derivative trading platform. This collaboration will allow both...
Burnt Finance proudly announces that they will be joining the DeFi Alliance, an organization that is committed to advancing the broader DeFi ecosystem, as 11th acceptance for Accelerator...
Solend is now live on Solana mainnet at You can lend and borrow in the blink of an eye! Solend has markets for SOL, USDC, ETH, and BTC.  Deposit Limits There’s an initial...
HydraSwap introduces several new rule  Based Order Type that will enable traders to achieve greater automation and improved price slippage while executing trades.  ⇒IF-DONE Orders: Rule...
Swanlana is a decentralized, Exchange, an NFT Marketplace, mixing social media built on Solana blockchain. $SWAN, Swanlana offers fans a unique way of connecting with the creator they love....
After the launch into the Solana ecosystem, here is a brief analysis of what happened and what is to come on Port Finance.  Port Finance would like to thank everyone who participated in the...
After introducing V2 Mainnet Staking (Venus) and V3 Staking (Jupiter), Plutos Network is excited to see that all pools released were filled in quick succession and with high user...
Luna Yield is delighted to announce the upcoming initial DEX offering on their platform: Moon Launch. The public sale will go live on Monday, August 16, 2021, at 11 AM UTC on Moon...
ICHI and Ren communities have formed a strategic partnership to launch community governed stablecoins for each asset supported by RenVM! This means cross-chain stablecoins can be created...
ATLAS and POLIS, the two tokens powering the next-gen blockchain gaming metaverse, are set to be released as an Initial exchange offering (IEO) on FTX and an Initial DEX Offering (IDO)...
Saber is delighted to announce a partnership with Marinade Finance to create a mSOL/SOL pool, making staking on Solana liquid and accessible to all. Marinade Finance is the first liquid...
What is Luna Bridge? Luna Bridge is a bridging tool that allows users to transfer their tokens from one blockchain to another. The purpose of Luna Bridge is to simplify the process of...
SOLFLARE is a non-custodial wallet where you can store, stake, swap, and send on Solana with Solflare. Available on desktop, mobile, and as a browser extension. They have overhauled its...
1Sol will be joining Solbridge, bringing it more possibilities to Cross-Chain solutions. Solbridge value the contributions of 1Sol protocol to ensure that DeFi operations are well-protected...
Wormhole is excited to announce the launch of its mainnet. Aims to fill this gap as a cross-chain messaging protocol, secured by a network of Guardian nodes. At launch, Wormhole mainnet will...
01 excited to announce a  decentralized derivatives exchange built on Solana, where you can experience fully autonomous markets, instant liquidity, millisecond transaction speeds, and...
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