Day: August 11, 2021

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Something Fishy is Happening on OpenSea as Bots Upset NFT Auctions

The NFT marketplace OpenSea has been on a tear — at 14.61%, its primary smart contract has consumed more gas than any other on Ethereum in the last 24 hours, according to block explorer Etherscan. But there’s something strange going on in OpenSea’s waters. Ethereum wallets appear to be canceling orders at a surprising rate on …

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Auction of Monet NFT Spurs Questions About Authenticity and the Future of Art

Michelangelo drew inspiration from the Greco-Roman statues of Classical antiquity to sculpt his masterpiece David. Van Gogh paid homage to the vibrant colors in the woodblock prints of Hokusai and Hiroshige. Great artworks of the past live beyond their creators to inspire great artworks of the future. Digital art and NFTs are no exception.  But …

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Market Maker Flaws Open Door to Middleware Providers in Race for Liquidity

The yield farming revolution has been one of the biggest  stories in DeFi over the last year, thanks largely to automated market makers (AMM). Operating behind the scenes,  these protocols attracted billions of dollars into smart contracts. Spurred by incentives in the form of newly minted tokens, investors dove into AMM’s liquidity pools and changed …

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The Tranchess Strategy

The Tranchess Strategy

Fresh on the block, this week for our First Look we are unboxing a brand new tokenized asset management and derivatives trading protocol, Tranchess. Tranches, named after chess pieces… good move. Not built on Ethereum, Solana or Polkadot, this is a Binance smartchain protocol. So let’s check this out and see what it’s all about.