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It’s Time to End Maximalism in Crypto
The stakes are too high to turn on each other now.
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Ex-Meta Coders Raising $200M to Bring Diem Blockchain to Life: Sources
Aptos is eyeing a $2 billion valuation for its bid to bring the Diem blockchain into users’ hands, sources tell CoinDesk.
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Near, Cosmos Defy Altcoin Plunge With Price Surge
Tokens of the layer 1 blockchains were up as much as 25% while the broader market took a beating.
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Coinbase to Use Polygon’s Ethereum Scaling Solution to Reduce Prices, Settlement Times
An exact date for the L2 integration has not yet been made public.
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The Graph Launches Microtransaction System for Blockchain Data Providers
The new microtransaction system Scalar is meant to enable new ways of monetization for node operators and data providers.
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Free Transactions Invite Systemic Attacks on Blockchains, Researchers Find
EOS, Tezos and XRP have not seen high levels of intended use, according to a new report from researchers in London.
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Steem Fork Faces Legal Threat From Mining Firm Over 'Hive' Name
A new blockchain called Hive is being told it needs to change its name just days after it was created in a fork from Steem.
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Crypto Exchange Huobi's DeFi-Focused Blockchain Released in Public Beta
The exchange is eyeing use cases for its tech across areas such as tokenized asset issuance, payments, identity verification and lending.
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JPMorgan Veterans' Kadena Launches Public Blockchain, Integrates Wallet to Cosmos Network
Kadena, a startup spun out of JPMorgan’s blockchain center, has taken a step toward its vision of creating interoperable, scalable public blockchains with a full launch Wednesday.
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Libra White Paper Shows How Facebook Borrowed From Bitcoin and Ethereum
Cryptocurrency, at scale. That's Facebook's vision as laid out in the long-awaited, just-released Libra white paper.
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