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Concentrated Liquidity Increases Risk of Impermanent Loss, Bancor and IntoTheBlock Found

On-Chain Markets Update by IntoTheBlock Uniswap v3’s concentrated liquidity improved capital efficiency, but also amplified the risks…

Tokemak Onboards SushiSwap’s 0xMaki Amid Liquidity Direction Pre-Launch

SushiSwap co-founder 0xMaki has joined Tokemak as its new chief strategy advisor.

New Layer 2 Boba Leapfrogs Optimism and Races Past $1B in TVL

Boba has rapidly leapfrogged Layer 2s and raced past $1B in TVL.

Crypto.com’s Cronos Chain Nears $1B in TVL as Token Jumps 350%

Crypto.com's exchange and token are surging, with TVL approaching $1B.
The Story of Ethereum to Become a Movie and NFT Collection

The Story of Ethereum to Become a Movie and NFT Collection

The Infinite Machine, a book about the development of Ethereum, will be produced as a feature film and support an NFT community.
ConstitutionDAO Irks Donors as Gas Fees and Transaction Costs Eat Into Refunds

ConstitutionDAO Irks Donors as Gas Fees and Transaction Costs Eat Into Refunds

As ConstitutionDAO dissolves following its unsuccessful bid for the historic document, donors are chafing at its refund policy and high gas costs.
Rising Fees on Avalanche Trigger Scramble for Solutions

Rising Fees on Avalanche Trigger Scramble for Solutions

Avalanche's transaction fees are rising, triggering a push for solutions and setting up a contest with Ethereum.
Acala Network Wins Polkadot's Parachain Slot as Auction Shifts to Next Phase

Acala Network Wins Polkadot's Parachain Slot as Auction Shifts to Next Phase

Acala Network won the parachain slot on Polkadot as auction moves into new phase.
Wolf Game NFTs Spark Frenzy with Sales of $52M in Five Days

Wolf Game NFTs Spark Frenzy with Sales of $52M in Five Days

Wolf Game NFTs caught fire in recent days and big names are snapping them up.
Doomsday Scenarios in DeFi Revolve Around Stablecoins USDC and USDT

Doomsday Scenarios in DeFi Revolve Around Stablecoins USDC and USDT

Doomsday scenarios in DeFi revolve around the strength of stablecoins such as USDC and USDT.
Twitter Fight Between VC and Devs Stirs Angst Over Ethereum Gas Fees

Twitter Fight Between VC and Devs Stirs Angst Over Ethereum Gas Fees

A Twitter fight spotlights the simmering tensions over Ethereum's high gas fees and the rise of Layer 2 blockchains.
Markets Roundup: Avalanche and Gaming Tokens Surge Amid DeFi Retreat

Markets Roundup: Avalanche and Gaming Tokens Surge Amid DeFi Retreat

In recent days, Avalanche, gaming and metaverse tokens have bucked the downward trend in DeFi markets.
ConstitutionDAO Members Decry High Gas Fees After Narrowly Losing Auction

ConstitutionDAO Members Decry High Gas Fees After Narrowly Losing Auction

ConstitutionDAO lost its bid for a copy of the founding charter of the United States.
Supply of Terra Stablecoin UST Doubles to $6.49B After Governance Move

Supply of Terra Stablecoin UST Doubles to $6.49B After Governance Move

The supply of Terra's stablecoin UST has surged but not because of rising demand.
Parcel Challenges OpenSea in Bid to Rule Virtual Property in the Metaverse

Parcel Challenges OpenSea in Bid to Rule Virtual Property in the Metaverse

Parcel is challenging NFT leader OpenSea by helping users buy virtual properties in the metaverse.
Smart Contract Platform NEAR Gains Momentum with Plan to Distribute 40M Tokens

Smart Contract Platform NEAR Gains Momentum with Plan to Distribute 40M Tokens

This research piece explains NEAR, a smart contract protocol that uses a sharded public Proof-of-Stake blockchain.
Polygon Uses Zero-Knowledge Proofs in New  Ethereum Virtual Machine Rollup

Polygon Uses Zero-Knowledge Proofs in New Ethereum Virtual Machine Rollup

Polygon has brought out an EVN-compatible rollup that uses Zero-knowledge proofs.
Discord-MetaMask Tease Triggers Backlash Against NFTs

Discord-MetaMask Tease Triggers Backlash Against NFTs

A modest proposal to bring together Discord and MetaMask triggered a fierce backlash against NFTs.
0L Aims To Revive Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency With Fair Launch

0L Aims To Revive Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency With Fair Launch

0L Blockchain Aims To Revive Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency
ParaSwap Airdrops PSP Governance Token to ‘Active Users’

ParaSwap Airdrops PSP Governance Token to ‘Active Users’

ParaSwap Airdrops PSP Governance Token for ‘Active Users’
Sablier Finance Deploys Payroll Streaming to Polygon and BSC

Sablier Finance Deploys Payroll Streaming to Polygon and BSC

Sablier is bringing "payroll streaming" to Polygon and Binance.
Bitcoin's Taproot Seeks to Boost Smart Contracts and Privacy in Major Upgrade

Bitcoin's Taproot Seeks to Boost Smart Contracts and Privacy in Major Upgrade

Bitcoin's Taproot upgrade is poised to bring smart contract functionality to the biggest cryptocurrency network.
CREAM Team Gives Up Future Payouts Following Hack, But Will They Stay?

CREAM Team Gives Up Future Payouts Following Hack, But Will They Stay?

C.R.E.A.M Finance team gives up future payouts to compensate exploit victims.
Pendle Launches Yield Token Trading on Avalanche

Pendle Launches Yield Token Trading on Avalanche

Pendle introduce yield tokens on Avalanche's blockchain in the latest sign of its expansion.
The Metaverse is So Hot Right Now: Here’s How Top Investors are Separating Opportunity from Hype

The Metaverse is So Hot Right Now: Here’s How Top Investors are Separating Opportunity from Hype

Top investors share how they're playing the development of the metaverse as hype explodes.
How DAOs are Challenging VCs in the Race to Fund Web3 Projects

How DAOs are Challenging VCs in the Race to Fund Web3 Projects

Lukas Schor writes about how DAOs are challenging the traditional model venture capitalists have long used to invest in tech startups.

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CREAM Team Gives Up Future Payouts Following Hack, But Will They Stay?

C.R.E.A.M Finance team gives up future payouts to compensate exploit victims.

Pendle Launches Yield Token Trading on Avalanche

Pendle introduce yield tokens on Avalanche's blockchain in the latest sign of its expansion.

The Metaverse is So Hot Right Now: Here’s How Top Investors are Separating Opportunity from Hype

Top investors share how they're playing the development of the metaverse as hype explodes.

How DAOs are Challenging VCs in the Race to Fund Web3 Projects

Lukas Schor writes about how DAOs are challenging the traditional model venture capitalists have long used to invest in tech startups.

Markets Roundup: Ethereum Burn Rate Surges as DeFi Tokens Post Mixed Performance

This week's markets roundup reports on Ethereum's burn rate and the mixed performance of top tokens like Solana and Aave.

Polkadot’s Parachain Auctions Aim to Fulfill Promise of Scalability

Polkadot's auction of parachains may drive innovation and scalability for a project aims to improve on Ethereum.

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