The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Nov. 23-29, with live updates throughout.
Blast, a layer-2 blockchain that will go live in March, has garnered more than $225 million in staked assets since Monday, but many crypto investors remain skeptical.
Decentralized Exchange had over $80 million in total value locked before the incident.
After a blockchain sleuth reported that the Bitcoin mining pool may have censored a transaction from an address blacklisted by U.S. authorities, critics responded, and so did the project’s co-founder.
In this week’s edition of The Protocol newsletter, we share a few trends stand out to close 2023: the proliferation of Ethereum layer-2 networks, the ascendancy of zero-knowledge cryptography and the appearance of tokens, smart contracts and now file hosting on the Bitcoin blockchain.
HTX withdrawals and deposits have been temporarily suspended, and all losses will be covered by the exchange, Sun said.
“I’m looking forward to returning to openai, and building on our strong partnership with msft (Microsoft),” Altman said in a post early Wednesday.
Blast boasts prominent investors Paradigm and eGirl Capital among others, but there’s no way to withdraw funds until February.
Pyth Network’s speed-focused oracle service aims to challenge Chainlink as the go-to data source for blockchain finance.
Overall capitalization of such tokens has risen over 21% in the past 24 hours, outperforming most other token sectors.