Infrastructure

Builder censorship on Ethereum has more than tripled over the past 12 months. (Toni Wahrstätter/censorship.pics)
Ethereum's 'Censorship' Problem Is Getting Worse
Four of the five biggest "block builders" on Ethereum are excluding transactions sanctioned by the U.S. government, data shows.
Builder censorship on Ethereum has more than tripled over the past 12 months. (Toni Wahrstätter/censorship.pics)

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Decentralized Infrastructure Provider Grove Raises $7.9M
Decentralized infrastructure is the use of blockchain technology and token incentives to build physical networks so other projects do not need to incur the costs of buying and...
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Art installation reminiscent of digital ecosystems
The Benefits of Building Apps On-Chain
Blockchain networks are information networks, which can be leveraged to build new types of tools and experiences, Variant's Alana Levin writes.
Art installation reminiscent of digital ecosystems

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'Intents' Are Blockchain's Big New Buzzword. What are They, And What Are the Risks?
Intent-centric programs are quietly transforming how we use blockchains, but they bring risks as well as benefits.
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Examining dYdX’s Path to Profitable DeFi
Axelar's Galen Moore provides a front-row seat to changes afoot at dYdX as the popular decentralized trading platform builds on Cosmos.
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0x founders Will Warren and Amir Bandeali (0x)
Blockchain Infrastructure Provider 0x Rolls Out New Line of APIs
The new platform is aimed at providing developers the tools to build financial products on crypto rails.
0x founders Will Warren and Amir Bandeali (0x)

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A16z Highlights Web3 Strength in Its Second ‘State of Crypto’ Report
The venture capital giant sees bear markets as a time for builders, particularly blockchain infrastructure projects.
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Investments dropped off in January 2023, according to data collected by CoinDesk. (Sage Young/CoinDesk)
What Are VCs Funding After FTX? More Decentralized Infrastructure
Infrastructure projects and regulatory-resistant protocols have attracted cautious investors.
Investments dropped off in January 2023, according to data collected by CoinDesk. (Sage Young/CoinDesk)

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Digital Asset Infrastructure Provider Taurus Raises $65M From Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank
The Swiss firm plans to use the funds to make new hires and expand into across Europe and the UAE.
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StarkWare co-founders CEO Uri Kolodny (left) and President Eli Ben-Sasson (Natalie Schor/StarkWare)
StarkWare to Open Source Its Ethereum Scaling System
The tech company was valued at $8 billion during a funding round last year.
StarkWare co-founders CEO Uri Kolodny (left) and President Eli Ben-Sasson (Natalie Schor/StarkWare)