Marinade Finance is looking to bolster the value of its MNDE tokens. (Dall E)
Solana Liquid-Staking Tool Marinade Looks to Bolster Its Token Value With Staked SOL Capture
Pseudonymous Marinade developer Cerba said the effort will bring more legitimacy to mSOL, which is ahead of Lido’s Solana LSD token despite that big-name protocol’s dominance on Ethereum.
Marinade Finance is looking to bolster the value of its MNDE tokens. (Dall E)

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Solana Blockchain SOL Token Doubles From FTX-Crash-Induced Lows, but Will It Continue to Rebound?
SOL’s price has surged 114% so far this year, slowly recovering from losses from early November.
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Crypto Developers Grew in Numbers Amid Bear Market, VC Firm Electric Capital Says
Developers are focusing on alternative ecosystems to Bitcoin and Ethereum, helping them grow faster, the VC firm said in a report.
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Solana Foundation, Ripple, GBBC and Others Form Partnership to Promote Crypto Solutions for Climate Change
Climate solutions "makes the most sense" for real-world applications of blockchain, a co-founder of the initiative told CoinDesk.
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Citi Says Solana Blockchain Activity Remains High
Active addresses and daily NFT trading volume have returned to levels last seen before the collapse of crypto exchange FTX, a report from the bank said.
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Bonk Inu developers say they want to showcase Solana's capabilities and that's worked so far. (Bonk Inu)
Inside Bonk Inu: How 22 Developers Put the Shiba Inu Fun Into Solana and Away From FTX
Distraught, disgusted, and jaded: Solana’s popularity took a hit when reports of possible fraud at Sam Bankman-Fried’s then-behemoth crypto exchange FTX first came to light. But developers found a way to jump-start activity.
Bonk Inu developers say they want to showcase Solana's capabilities and that's worked so far. (Bonk Inu)

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Justice Department Probing Saber Labs Founders Over Solana-Based Projects: Sources
The investigation follows a CoinDesk exposé that showed Ian and Dylan Macalinao used a web of 11 pseudonymous identities to build an ecosystem of interlocking financial products around Saber.
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Solana-Based Bonk Inu NFTs Surge Tenfold After Mint but Listing Attracts Criticism
A certain feature on Magic Eden led to engaged community members being distraught.
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Crypto Update | Who Are Sam Bankman-Fried's Politically Connected 'Wealthy Co-Conspirators'?
With a short squeeze adding fuel to the year's first mini-rally in SOL and other altcoins, plus a closer look at the co-conspirators who may have been involved in the FTX saga, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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El estrangulamiento de posiciones cortas impulsó las ganancias en altcoins. (Bella H./Pixabat)
Las recientes ganancias de algunas criptomonedas se deben a la cobertura de posiciones cortas, según Bernstein
Algunas altcoins como solana y lido subieron más de 20% debido a que los inversores que apostaban por una caída cubrieron sus posiciones, según un informe elaborado por la empresa.
El estrangulamiento de posiciones cortas impulsó las ganancias en altcoins. (Bella H./Pixabat)