Technological developments emerging from blockchain and decentralized systems.
Theta upgrade goes live to support wTHETA as TNT20 token
Theta v3.4.0 is successfully completed at block height 17285755 to introduce a wrapped version of the THETA token, wTHETA
Wintermute hack replicated on simple laptop in under 48 hours by exploiting Profanity flaw
A standard M1 Macbook with 32GB of RAM was able to crack the Wintermute private key in less than 48 hours
Warner Music partners with OpenSea to give artists access to new Drops feature
WMG artists are being given access to new features on OpenSea before they are released to the public in landmark collaboration
Facebook, Instagram open NFT feature to all US-based users
NFT creators and collectors in the US can share their collectibles across Facebook and Instagram, while users in other supported countries can only access the feature via Instagram.
Hoskinson anticipates flood of VC money coming for Cardano by 2024
The lack of "ponzinomics" has VCs presently looking elsewhere. However, as Cardano's dApp ecosystem takes off, Hokinson sees VCs money coming.
EPNS rebrands to Push Protocol as it moves to a multi-chain future
Push Protocol replaces the EPNS brand to position itself as the multi-chain communication layer for web3.
Ethereum proof-of-stake client bug caught and patched without incident
Ethereum developers discovered a bug that could lead to EVM chains becoming stuck due to an excess gas error in the Besu client.
Polkadot looks to 10x transaction speed in new updates
The asynchronous backing update will be ready for deployment on Kusama by the end of 2022.
ATOM up 3% as Cosmos releases new whitepaper
The whitepaper is currently a proposal, but the recommended upgrades are expected to happen on-chain next month.
Osmosis co-founder reveals cross staking through mesh security in chainmail armor at Cosmoverse
Sunny Aggarwal argued that recreating a Polkadot-like consensus protocol would be a 'waste of time' for Cosmos
Ethereum community split over reversible transactions proposal
Detractors of reversible transactions claim Ethereum appears more and more indistinguishable from the banking system with each upgrade and proposal.
Komodo’s AtomicDEX bridge will now connect Cosmos to hundreds of blockchains
Capable of supporting 10,000 swaps per minute, Komodo's AtomicDEX will connect Cosmos to both UTXO and EVM-based blockchains.
Ethereum developers, Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson get into a Twitter feud
Hoskinson said Ethereum developers are stuck on technology from 2014 and need to grow up and move on.
ATOM 2.0 whitepaper to be revealed during Cosmoverse, token up 25% in September
Excitement soars as ATOM 2.0 information to be released during Day 1 of Cosmoverse in Medellin.
Cardano up 3% following completion of Vasil hard fork
The upgrade's full functionality will not be available to developers until Sept. 27.
Zilliqa launches web3 gaming console with in-built miner and crypto wallet
A web3 gaming console with mining capabilities will be released in early 2023 to onboard new users into the blockchain gaming space
Helium community votes to migrate to Solana, scores new T-Mobile partnership
The Helium Mobile project would be targeted at dead 5G spots in the U.S. for the wireless network users.