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Celestia Launches Testnet for First Modular Blockchain Network
The “Mamaki” testnet could bring an end to what the project calls the “monolithic era” of layer 1 blockchains.
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Fantom (FTM) Surges, NEAR Sets Highs as Major Cryptos Stagnate
A revived interest in layer 1 bets is fueling growth in some tokens even as bitcoin shows signs of weakening.
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21 Predictions for Crypto and Beyond in 2022
What comes after crypto’s biggest year ever?
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LUNA Hits All-Time High as Terra Community Passes Popular Burn Proposal
The burning marks one of the largest, if not the largest, layer 1 token burnings in crypto history.
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SOL's price hit a record high on Monday. (Kurt Cotoaga/Unsplash)
Solana Hits New Record High as Layer 1 Tokens Follow Bitcoin’s Gains
Momentum has been building after bitcoin hit an all-time high last week.
SOL's price hit a record high on Monday. (Kurt Cotoaga/Unsplash)

Tokens like CELO and FTM are flying high. (Nicolas Picard/Unsplash)
Celo, Fantom Tokens Jump on Fresh DeFi Incentive Programs
New day, new incentives for layer 1 blockchains looking to compete with Ethereum.
Tokens like CELO and FTM are flying high. (Nicolas Picard/Unsplash)

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Can Avalanche Keep It Up? DeFi Users Rush In as Incentives Roll Out
The total value locked in Avalanche's DeFi ecosystem has swelled to $1.8 billion in the last month. Here's why.
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The Rise of Layer 2s Spells End for Altcoins
Bitcoin is no longer limited to a single chain, meaning altcoins like ether are trending towards irrelevancy, says the neuroscientist and DeFi entrepreneur.
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The Fight for Consumer Adoption Is Just Beginning
In the next phase, blockchain networks have to find use cases beyond censorship resistance and permissionless access, says TRON's founder.
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Cere Network Raises $1.5M More to Bring Its 'Decentralized Salesforce' to Polkadot
Binance-backed Cere Network has raised another $1.5 million to become a decentralized version of Salesforce.
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