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Ethereum Staking

Plan to Boost ETH Staking Rewards May Grow $152B Sector

EigenLayer Releases Details of Staking Changes in Growing PoS Space

By Samuel Haig   


In recent years, staking has quietly emerged as a wellspring of profit for the DeFi community. With more than $152B worth of crypto assets locked up to secure Proof of Stake networks, it’s attracting institutional and retail investors alike by offering new ways to earn returns from digital assets.

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Crypto Exchanges

Coinbase Jumps Into Ethereum Scaling Race With New Rollup

Exchange Giant Challenges Arbitrum and Other Layer 2s With Own Blockchain

By Aleksandar Gilbert


Coinbase, the No. 1 crypto exchange in the U.S., is building a new Layer 2 blockchain to give its users easy access to faster and cheaper transactions on Ethereum, the company said Thursday.

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ZKX is building the first perpetual futures exchange on Starknet with self-custody and true community governance. The exchange plans to raise the DEX game by leveraging account abstraction and low transaction cost to provide a new generation DEX that is as scalable as a CEX. 

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For Season 1, they are looking for a group of fearless Contributors and Ambassadors who can help them grow the DAO and shape the direction of the protocol with them. It is a world where hierarchy matters and every member strives to climb up the ladder to earn their rightful place. To immerse yourself in the world of Yakuza, and earn some sweet rewards while doing it, check out their recent blog to participate, follow them on Twitter, join the ZKX Discord, and visit

Crypto Reorgs

Polygon Lays Off 20% of Staff Amid Restructuring

Layer 2’s MATIC Token has Soared 38% in Last 30 Days

By Tarang Khaitan

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A year after Polygon Labs raised $450M to expand its web3 strategy, the Layer 2 provider is reducing its headcount by a fifth and will lay off 100 employees, the company said Wednesday. 

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Crypto Regulation

Crypto Makes Its Peace with New EU Law, But What Does It Do?

Here’s How MiCA is Changing the Rules of the Road for Tokens, Stablecoins, and NFTs

By Slava Demchuk 


The European Council is set to approve and implement the highly-anticipated  Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) law. Expected to come into force in early 2024, this is one of the first acts to bring crypto assets, issuers, and crypto-asset service providers (CASPs) under one regulatory framework. 

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