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Technological developments emerging from blockchain and decentralized systems.
Ethereum dev reveals date for ‘Merge’ testnet
Following the disappointment of delays to the Merge last month, devs have announced a testnet date.
LUNA holders may veto the live vote to fork the Terra network
The voting to fork Luna is underway and is just 13% shy of being vetoed by the community and thus failing
Universal Music Group ties with LimeWire to make music NFTs mainstream
This partnership seeks to bring digital music collectibles to a wider audience. Universal Music Group offered LimeWire licenses, allowing it to partner with its artists.
Behind zkLend, a dual solution money market protocol for institutions and retail
The L2 money-market protocol wants to build the next legacy of finance.
New Exodus Wallet browser extension includes ‘unlimited access’ to Solana
Exodus' new "multi-chain crypto browser" extension opens up Web3 and DeFi to its users.
Kevin Lin’s Web3 firm Metatheory raises $24M in an a16z-led funding round
The Series A funding round attracted renowned investors like Pantera Capital and FTX Ventures, Breyer Capital, and Merit Circle.
Why did Litecoin’s MWEB upgrade take so long to roll out?
Litecoin finally has a rollout date for the MWEB upgrade, ending a long period of delays due to problems and bugs that had to be addressed
Web2 giant Cloudflare to run Ethereum 2.0 validator nodes
The global leader in web2 internet infrastructure, Cloudflare, has announced that it will be running Ethereum Consensus Layer nodes and staking Ethereum
Another algorithmic stablecoin, DEI, loses peg
Deus' team might have contributed to the decline as the developers had halted a mechanism that allowed investors to exchange their DEI for other tokens.
Terra ecosystem to vote on a fork to create Luna Classic and Luna Core
Do Kwon has released an updated revival plan for validators to vote on and create Luna Core and Luna Classic
Hoskinson says Cardano has decentralized treasury valued at $723M in ADA, pokes fun at Terra
Charles Hoskinson questions why VCs and cryptomedia love certain altcoins and hate on Cardano in the wake of UST's fall.
CTO of tech used in Bitcoin-Qt wallet thinks crypto is a “Ponzi scheme”
Lars Knoll, CTO of Qt, believes blockchain is "technological fraud," while the company promotes blockchain technology case studies via their website
Cardano plans 2 developer events before next hardfork
Retail investors interest in Cardano has risen by around 190% within the last 30 days.
Djed emerges as a Cardano stablecoin following public testnet launch
Djed, an algorithmic stablecoin pegged to the Shen token, has launched its public testnet in preparation for mainnet launch in June this year.
Is Neo the one? The misconceptions of the Neo Smart Economy
Lily Zhao from Neo spoke to us about the misconceptions of Neo, the meaning of NFTs and new Neo 3 features
Is a Bitcoin miner the same as an Amazon server and why does it matter?
A group led by Michael Saylor have written a letter to the EPA in direct response to the recent group from Congress who criticized Bitcoin mining