LayerZero Usage Triples After Arbitrum Airdrop
Cross-chain Protocol Raised $120M Earlier This Month
MetaMask Launches Integrated Bridge Feature
Users Can Bridge Up To $10,000 Across Blockchains
Stargate’s STG Token Surges Ahead Of FTX Listing
The Cross-Chain Protocol's TVL Is Up 60% In A Week
Nomad Bridge Hacked With $45M Stolen
The Nomad bridge is being exploited, with $45M in digital assets stolen so far.
Synapse to Roll Out Blockchain as Part of Major Upgrade
Synapse plans to launch an optimistic rollup network that will serve as an execution layer for smart contract-enabled transactions
Harmony Hit by $100M Hack in Latest Exploit of Cross-Chain Bridges
Effort Under Way to Identify Hacker as Harmony Halts Horizon Bridge
How Blockchain Bridges Became Hackers’ Prime Targets
Nearly a billion dollars in crypto assets have been stolen from blockchain bridges in 2022.
DeFi First Looks
Are We Unfairly Ignoring Harmony (ONE)?
Harmony is a sharded PoS smart contract platform. It also happens to be Robin’s first blockchain employer so he knows a little bit about it. It’s been growing an increasingly muscular TVL in DeFi thanks largely to DeFi Kingdoms, a gameified farming platform built around NFTs and the $JEWEL token. In this episode we take…
Jump Crypto Replaces Over $320M of Wormhole Wrapped ETH in DeFi Bailout
Wormhole, a bridge which facilitates asset transfers across seven different blockchain, got hacked on Feb. 2 to the tune of over $320M as a hacker minted 120,000 worth of a version of wrapped Ethereum on Solana. One day later, the funds are back.
The Bitcoiner’s Guide to DeFi
Decentralized finance, or DeFi, is exploding in popularity. Concentrated in the Ethereum ecosystem, it offers the types of services hitherto dominated by the legacy financial system such as lending, borrowing, and savings. But like the ICO craze of a few years ago, the growing mania around it has raised eyebrows from those with a deep…