Is This a Better Way to Do Multi-Chain Defi?
Rhino.fi lets you glide between chains without complex bridges or network switches. And we’re totally self-custodial, so no matter where you go, you’ll keep full privacy and control of your funds.
Yuga Adds Royalties to Meebits, What’s Next?
Remember Meebits? The Larva Labs money machine that raised a then scarcely believable $80m for a collection of voxel PFPs with no discernible utility, no roadmap, just the cachet of being from the same creators as the legendary punks. Meebits were the spur for Bored Ape owners to do everything in their power to raise…
DeFi First Looks
Everything Wrong With The Degen Trilogy
The Degen Trilogy is a 3-part interactive film series featuring the Bored Ape Yacht Club and Apecoin communities. In today’s Hot Stuff, director Robin Schmidt dissects everything wrong with the first part
Zapper Is Now the Frontpage of Web3. About Time…
Introducing Zapper V2: Accessing Reliable Information to Explore the Real web3. To make it simple for people to interpret all of this complex information, to speed up learning, and to make people feel more confident making choices in web3, Zapper V2 surfaces all blockchain data and translates it into relatable information that anyone can read…
zxEVM- Who’s Announced What and WTF is it?
Three projects announced zkEVM updates, Polygon, Scroll and zkSYNC last week. L2 rollups designed to ease the burden on Ethereum using zkProofs. The EVM stands for Ethereum Virtual Machine. In this case representing equivalence or compatibility although the two are not the same thing. Yes, it’s L2 Summer! 2022 is the year of L2 summer!…
CeFi Failed. DeFi Did Not. But Is That the Whole Story?
Tanks on the street. You’d be forgiven for thinking this was Ukraine. Armoured vehicles patrolling the thoroughfares of a city at war. But it’s not, it’s China. Henan province to be precise. And the tanks have been sent in to protect the local branch of a bank. One embroiled in a scandal as users were…
Is the Fud Over? Market Is up Only Despite More 3AC Fud
Ether above $1500, Bitcoin at $23.5k. As temperatures soar across Europe a fire seems to have been ignited under crypto’s bottom prompting belief, relief and a sense that maybe, just maybe, the pain is over. It’s a sea of green out there. But what’s driving it and how is it that even the revelation of…
Was Ryder Ripps threatened by Guy Oseary? Exclusive interview￼
Two weeks ago we released a film about the suit filed against the artist Ryder Ripps and others by Yuga Labs. The alleged neo-nazi themes underpinning the Bored Ape Yacht Club collection have fired a sub-section of the NFT community to band together in the name of ethics, morality and free speech. All of which…
The Euro crashes as CPI data casts a shadow
The euro was last worth the same as the dollar in December 2002, shortly after the currency was established. 19 European countries use the Euro and that’s a lot of GDP to make a mess of. And of course we’re looking to the Fed’s interest rate hikes which have made the dollar dollar bill a…
3AC Ghosts Everyone, Celsius Fights Back
Kyle Davies and Zhu Su, the founders of 3 Arrows Capital appear to be ghosting the lawyers involved in their liquidation proceedings. According to a Coindesk article court documents filed on friday indicate that the pair had ‘not yet begun to cooperate with the process in any meaningful manner’. They had appeared on a Zoom…
Crypto Contagion: Mapping the fallout from $LUNA, 3AC, Celsius, Voyager and BlockFi
You’ll no doubt be hearing the word contagion from all corners but didn’t we just escape the clutches of the pandemic. Well yes. But crypto is really like a house of mirrors where nothing is ever what it seems. But it’s also a house of cards, built on a complex system of levered dependencies. And…
Voyager files for bankruptcy but Otherside load test is a smash
A quick bit of news to fire you on your way today. And it’s a tale of two bear markets. On the one hand we have Voyager Digital who have just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, just the latest sorry chapter in this deeply sorry saga. As we reported on Monday, in their July 1st…
DeFi First Looks
META ditches Novi – is the Web 3 dream over?
FACEBOOK FOUNDER MARK ZUCKERBERG DUMPS CRYPTO screeches the headline from the Mail Online. META IS PULLING THE PLUG ON ITS CRYPTO PAYMENTS WALLET burps Tech Crunch. Yes, Novi, Meta’s crypto wallet is now No pulse, dead, kaput, finito. Yet more evidence of the artist formerly known as Facebook’s ham-fisted attempts to co-opt the values of…
Earn Passive Income With Idle NFTs Using Inventory Staking on NFTx
Inventory Staking is a brand new feature added to the NFTX V2 Protocol, allowing anyone to add their floor-priced NFTs to a vault and stake their position on the Stake page to receive part of the vault fees. This allows you to receive a passive income on all your floor NFTs which you otherwise would…
3AC Liquidation, Celsius Layoffs, Voyager Freezes but BlockFi Strikes a Deal
Is it over? Is this the future? Sadly, the answer, is no. The catastrophic fallout of the UST collapse continues as Voyager, Celsius, BlockFi, 3AC and SBF dominated headlines once again last week. All the latest from this opera of rektitude.
Ryder Ripps Is in Deep Trouble. Here’s Why (#BAYC)
Ryder Ripps. It’s a name you’re probably sick of hearing now. And you’d probably rather he went away but the truth is double R has been at this art game longer than you’d imagine and NFTs are simply the latest internet curiosity he’s turned his very specific artistic gaze towards. And you might flinch hearing…
DeFi First Looks
The Ngrave Is the Most Secure Hardware Wallet Ever Made. But Is It Any Good?
NGRAVE have made what they claim is the most secure hardware wallet ever made. The only financial product to be rated EAL7. This is our review.
Harmony Hacked, Yuga Strikes, Blockfi on the Rocks
Yes, we’re back from New York City and back into the grind of a market that has recovered a smidge of its dignity, total cryptocurrency market cap poking its head back above a trillion once again. For how long, well we’ll have to see. And with no prospect of the Fed easing off on rate…
NFT.NYC is over but what have we learned?
NFT NYC is over. In this video we review the highlights of the week.
DeFi First Looks
APEFEST, AMY SCHUMER AND THE LATEST MEGA MUTANT IS REVEALED
We are at Apefest. How are people reacting to the Bored Ape Nazi Club video? What did Amy Schumer do to piss off the BAYC? Coming up in this week’s Hot Stuff.