Cooper Turley

Building the future of community. Early adopter of DeFi, active participant in governance, trend setter of social tokens.

3LAU Breaks NFT Auction Record with $11.6M in Sales

3LAU smashed the single NFT auction record on Saturday night after selling $11.6M of NFTs by tokenizing his debut album Ultraviolet in partnership with Origin Protocol. The bespoke auction portal – nft.3lau.com – allowed the top 33 bidders to earn exclusive Ultraviolet album NFTs of varying rarities. These tiers ranged from “Platinum” for the top …

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NFT Sales Boom Past $100M in 30 Days

In the midst of a growing NFT boom, marketplaces like OpenSea, SuperRare and Nifty Gateway are experiencing record-breaking volumes. There was over $100M in NFT sales over the last 30 days, according to Crypto Slam, which tracks the data, and a large part of the trading action is taking place on secondary markets. This means …

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CREAM and Alpha Finance Get Hacked for $37.5M

DeFi experienced one of its more complex exploits over the weekend. An attack which resulted in ~$37.5M drained from CREAM Finance’s Iron Bank using Alpha Homora’s leveraged debt. An attacker was able to use Alpha’s sUSD contracts which had not yet been released to the public or made available in the UI to act as …

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Axie Infinity Digital Land Sold for Record $1.5M

The Tamagotchi x Pokemon web3 crossover Axie Infinity has broken the record for the largest NFT sale yesterday afternoon as a community member purchased a digital plot of land for 888.25 ETH, worth over $1.5M at the time of writing. The sale comes alongside the launch of Axie Infinity’s custom sidechain, Ronin, which launched last …

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Tornado Cash Rewards Security Focused Power Users

Tornado Cash passed its first governance proposal to make its native token – TORN – transferable yesterday afternoon. Tornado Cash offers a way for users to privately send funds between any two addresses using an anonymity pool, meaning tokens sent through the mixer can not be tracked between the sending and receiving address. It also …

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