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protocol-village:-ankr-to-create-liquid-staking-tokens-for-bitcoin-staked-via-babylon
Posted by | March 2, 2024
Protocol Village: Ankr to Create Liquid Staking Tokens for Bitcoin Staked via Babylon

March 2: Babylon, builder of protocols for Bitcoin blockchain timestamping and bitcoin staking, announced a collaboration with Ankr, a Web3 infrastructure company, to bring security and liquidity to proof-of-stake (PoS...

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taiko,-an-‘ethereum-equivalent-zk-rollup,’-raises-$15m
Posted by | March 2, 2024
Taiko, an ‘Ethereum-Equivalent ZK Rollup,’ Raises $15M

Taiko has raised $15 million in a series A fundraising, bringing its lifetime outside investment total to $37 million. Project claims to be an "Ethereum-equivalent ZK rollup" with "based sequencing"...

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protocol-village:-renzo,-liquid-restaking-protocol,-expands-to-arbitrum-in-deal-with-connext
Posted by | March 1, 2024
Protocol Village: Renzo, Liquid Restaking Protocol, Expands to Arbitrum in Deal With Connext

March 1 (PROTOCOL VILLAGE EXCLUSIVE): Renzo , a liquid restaking protocol, has partnered with Connext to bring cross-chain restaking for Arbitrum, according to the team: "This now enables cross-chain restaking...

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starkware-unveils-new-‘stwo’-cryptographic-prover-that’s-‘blazingly-fast’
Posted by | February 29, 2024
StarkWare Unveils New ‘Stwo’ Cryptographic Prover That’s ‘Blazingly Fast’

DENVER, COLORADO – StarkWare, the developer firm behind layer-2 network Starknet, announced on Thursday at ETHDenver that it is building a new cryptographic prover, called Stwo. A prover is a...

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protocol-village:-layer-2-network-metis-integrates-chainlink-ccip-as-canonical-token-bridge
Posted by | February 29, 2024
Protocol Village: Layer-2 Network Metis Integrates Chainlink CCIP as Canonical Token Bridge

Feb. 29: Metis, an Ethereum layer-2 network, plans to integrate Chainlink's interoperability solution, Chainlink CCIP, "as its canonical token bridge infrastructure, enabling the Metis ecosystem to expand its cross-chain footprint,...

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coinbase-adds-‘smart-wallet’-feature,-so-lengthy-seed-phrases-aren’t-needed
Posted by | February 29, 2024
Coinbase Adds ‘Smart Wallet’ Feature, So Lengthy Seed Phrases Aren’t Needed

Coinbase, the publicly traded U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, is coming out with two new wallet solutions that are supposed to make the onboarding of new users into crypto easier. The features,...

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protocol-village:-bitcoin-miner-marathon,-plans-‘anduro,’-a-multi-chain-layer-2
Posted by | February 28, 2024
Protocol Village: Bitcoin Miner Marathon, Plans ‘Anduro,’ a Multi-Chain Layer-2

Feb. 29: Marathon Digital Holdings, a publicly-traded bitcoin mining firm, disclosed it has been incubating Anduro, a new programmable, multi-chain layer-2 network atop the Bitcoin blockchain. It's a "platform built...

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the-protocol:-bitcoin’s-call-for-volunteers,-ethena’s-usde,-blast’s-blast-off
Posted by | February 28, 2024
The Protocol: Bitcoin’s Call for Volunteers, Ethena’s USDe, Blast’s Blast-Off

As the bitcoin ( BTC ) price pushes past $60,000 for the first time since November 2021, The Protocol is covering what's happening on the technology side of Bitcoin, the...

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us.-government-crypto-wallets-transfer-nearly-$1b-of-bitcoin-seized-from-bitfinex-hacker
Posted by | February 28, 2024
U.S. Government Crypto Wallets Transfer Nearly $1B of Bitcoin Seized From Bitfinex Hacker

Wallets containing bitcoin seized by the U.S. government in the notorious Bitfinex hack – later leading to guilty pleas for Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather "Razzlekhan" Morgan – have suddenly become...

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what-to-expect-from-ethereum’s-cancun-deneb-upgrade
Posted by | February 28, 2024
What to Expect From Ethereum’s Cancun-Deneb Upgrade

The Ethereum blockchain has seen significant upgrades in recent times, enhancing its scalability, efficiency, and security. These improvements address the blockchain trilemma — the challenge of balancing security, decentralization and...

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