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Lens Protocol Launches to Support “Decentralized” Social Networks

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Aave Companies recently announced the launch of Lens Protocol, an open-source tech stack for “building decentralized social networking applications.” Lens has been launched on Polygon’s “low-cost” and “eco-friendly” blockchain . Using Lens’ open-source blockchain tech, developers can now “build Web3-powered social media apps, marketplaces, recommendation… Read More

ONT ID Product Suite Upgraded to Improve Ontology’s Decentralized ID Framework

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With a goal to build the infrastructure and deliver the tools that will power Web3, Ontology has been “focused on the Decentralized Identity (DID) field since day one. ONT ID is Ontology’s decentralized identity framework, designed to be both trustless and private, empowering users and… Read More

Wellington Management Joins Forces with Fintech Open-Source Foundation

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The Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) recently announced Wellington Management, one of the “largest” independent investment management firms, as its newest Platinum member. In addition, Wellington’s Co-Head, Technology, Madeleine Dassule will “join the FINOS board of directors.” As noted in an update shared with CI,… Read More

Fireblocks Introduces DeFi Support for Terra, Allocates $250M in Liquidity into Terra Web3 Ecosystem

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Fireblocks, the provider of digital asset and crypto technology, recently announced that it has become the first platform to launch institutional DeFi access to Terra, “the second-largest decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol by total value locked (TVL).” Now, Fireblocks customers can “securely access all of the… Read More

Enso Launches to Make Complex Data Analysis More Accessible

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Enso, the company making data analysis accessible to everyone, has launched out of stealth with $16.5M in funding “from SignalFire, Khosla Ventures, Day One Ventures, Decacorn Capital, Y Combinator, Samsung Next, Harvard’s Endowment, West Coast Endeavors, Innovation Nest, and more.” Enso’s open source platform “makes… Read More

Elastos Incorporates Cyber Republic DAO as Legal Entity to Lead Growth via “Democratic” Decision-Making

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  Elastos, the provider of open-source solutions and developer of the first decentralized infrastructure for the Modern Internet (Web3), is pleased to confirm that its ecosystem DAO, Cyber Republic (CR), has now been incorporated into “a legal entity in the state of Delaware.” The filing… Read More

Blockdaemon Adds Support for Ethereum (ETH) Open-Source Client Software

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Blockdaemon is pleased to confirm that they have added support for Ethereum’s (ETH) open-source client software “in preparation for the ’the merge’.” As part of their ongoing commitment, they’re offering $900,000 worth of IBM Cloud credits to fund Ethereum client stability testing. This will directly… Read More

Fintech Firm Ripple Commits 1B XRP to Grants Program, Accelerator to Support XRP Ledger Development

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Ripple, which claims to be the leader in enterprise-grade blockchain and crypto solutions, is committing 1B XRP to “accelerate development and new use cases on the XRP Ledger (XRPL).” The fund is “an extension to the XRPL Grants program which launched in 2021 and, to… Read More

SKALE Announces a $100M Value Ecosystem Incentive Program

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SKALE, an Ethereum native multi-chain network announced a $100 million ecosystem incentive program with the aim of increasing the onboarding of good applications and initiatives onto the SKALE Network. Given the steady growth potential and alignment with market demand, NODE will be starting off the… Read More

Blockchain Platform NEO Releases Latest Technical Development Report

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The team at blockchain platform NEO have released their January technical development monthly report. As mentioned in the update: “Having delivered the milestone Neo 3.1 version in the final weeks of 2021, the core development team began the New Year at a more relaxed pace…. Read More

$326M Stolen in Wormhole Crypto Hack, Solana (SOL) Token Crashes Following Exploit

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Wormhole, which is described as a communication bridge between Solana (SOL) and other DeFi/blockchain platforms, claims that bad actors stole around $320 million in virtual currency. The wormhole network was exploited for 120k wETH. ETH will be added over the next hours to ensure wETH… Read More

1inch Network has Expanded to Avalanche and Gnosis Chain

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The 1inch Network announced on January 20, 2022 that they’ve expanded to Avalanche (AVAX) and Gnosis Chain (GNO). As explained in the update, the expansion to the two fast-growing blockchains will aim to “offer 1inch users more options for low-costs, high-speed transactions.” The 1inch Network… Read More

Celsius Network Is Now Supporting Avalanche (AVAX) Token Purchases

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The team at digital assets platform Celsius Network notes that since their goal is to bring the next 100 million consumers to crypto, they are constantly looking to offer (what they consider to be) the “best” experiences and “opportunities” for their community. This reportedly includes looking… Read More

Coinbase Cloud Introduces a Forum Specifically for Web 3.0 Developers

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Larry Kubin, Senior Developer Relations Engineer at digital asset firm Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN), notes that in 2021, Coinbase Cloud had announced the launch of their unified developer docs in order to “make it easier and faster for developers to build Web3 applications using Coinbase APIs and… Read More

Internet Computer: DFINITY Shares Performance Updates, Reports Solid Year of Developer and Community Growth

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The team at DFINITY writes in an extensive update that in 2021, it was another solid year of developer and community growth on the Internet Computer. As noted in a blog post by DFINITY, 2021 marked the Internet Computer’s public launch, which “catalyzed an explosion… Read More

Bitcoin Supply Increased by Only 1.8% in 2021, Ethereum EIP-1559 Considered Largely Successful, Coin Metrics Reports

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Kyle Waters and Nate Maddrey from Coin Metrics have noted that after a “transformative” 2021 marked by all-time highs for most of the major digital assets and “key on-chain metrics,” expectations are now quite high for the crypto and blockchain space this year. In their… Read More

SlowMist Releases Comprehensive Blockchain Security Industry Review, Global Losses Surpassed $10B

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SlowMist has shared their review of the blockchain security industry in 2021. The blockchain security firm reveals that international losses for the sector surpassed $9.8 billion. As mentioned in the update from SlowMist, 2021 was a year of “ups and downs” for the blockchain or… Read More

Chainlink Keepers Are Helping Smart Contract Devs on Ethereum, Polygon, BSC with Creating Seamless dApps

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Chainlink Keepers is a decentralized transaction automation solution that allows smart contracts to effectively automate important functions and DevOps tasks in a reliable, “trust-minimized”, and cost-efficient way. Blockchain developers, teams, and distributed autonomous organizations or DAOs are able to leverage Chainlink Keepers as a type… Read More

Payments Fintech Adyen Reveals How It Addressed Log4j Critical Vulnerability

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It was an eventful week for the Java Ecosystem and the Open Source communities: on December 9, 2021, a critical vulnerability was found in the widely-used Java Logging framework Log4j (version 2). The team at payments Fintech Adyen has shared details on some of the… Read More

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