Base Monthly Active Addresses Increased by 160% in March: Nansen
Base Monthly Active Addresses Increased by 160% in March: Nansen
Which blockchains are scoring the most active addresses in March? Data tracked by Nansen shows that active addresses on Base increased by 160% while Solana, Ronin and Linea ar...
Base Monthly Active Addresses Increased by 160% in March: Nansen

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'DePIN' Is Venture Capitalists' Latest Crypto Obsession. Can It Match the Hype?
DePIN involves taking real-world infrastructure like a wireless network and running it with a blockchain-powered system. VCs are salivating, but there aren't many customers ye...
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DRIFT is airdropping over 100 million tokens. (Drift Protocol)
Solana DEX Drift to Airdrop 100M Tokens in Weeks
Some surprise winners in Drift's road to decentralization include MetaDAO.
DRIFT is airdropping over 100 million tokens. (Drift Protocol)

Bitcoin, Ether Rise Amid ETF Steam in Hong Kong; Solana's Latest Update
Bitcoin, Ether Rise Amid ETF Steam in Hong Kong; Solana's Latest Update
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the biggest headlines impacting the crypto industry today, as bitcoin and ether briefly rose on news that multiple issuers i...
Bitcoin, Ether Rise Amid ETF Steam in Hong Kong; Solana's Latest Update

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Solana Rolls Out Update to Tackle Network Congestion
A meme coin trading frenzy and a rapid spike in users has stressed the network in recent months.
Solana's offices in NYC (Danny Nelson)

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Hacker Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Stealing Over $12M From Crypto Exchanges
Shakeeb Ahmed stole over $12 million from Nirvana Finance and a DEX thought to be Crema Finance.
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Chaos at MarginFi Shakes up Solana DeFi's Borrow-and-Lend Landscape
Solend and Kamino were the biggest winners in the Solana DeFi landscape.
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MarginFi Leader Resigns on Fiery Day for Major Solana Lender
"The main problem was our lack of organizational execution," MarginFi's longtime leader Edgar Pavlovsky told CoinDesk.
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Pre-sale token scams on the rise (Blockaid)
Half of Solana Pre-Sales Are Scams, Blockaid Says
Around $100 million was sent to token pre-sales over the course of a weekend last month.
Pre-sale token scams on the rise (Blockaid)

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VanEck CEO Says Transaction Fee Is Bigger Story Than Bitcoin or Ethereum ETFs
Jan Van Eck told CoinDesk TV's Jen Sanasie that not hearing back from the SEC is a sign that ETH exchange-traded funds likely wont make the May deadline.
Even as ETFs capture attention, Jan van Eck is focused on gas fees. (Creative Commons, modified by CoinDesk.)