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Scenes from Solana's Miami Hacker House in April 2022 (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Solana Goes Dark for 7 Hours as Bots Swarm ‘Candy Machine’ NFT Minting Tool
It wasn’t immediately clear how the bot traffic overcame network safeguards.
Scenes from Solana's Miami Hacker House in April 2022 (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

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Reminder: The Merge Won’t Solve Ethereum’s Scaling Woes by Itself
Ethereum’s transition to proof-of-stake might finally be around the corner, but true scale won’t come from a single upgrade.
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Ethereum Reaches a Staking Milestone
The top four staking entities on the Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain now cumulatively account for 47.5% of total deposits, with Lido making a significant jump.
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The State of Ethereum’s Fee Market
What was the motivation for EIP 1559 and, after four months, what real impacts on Ethereum have we seen?
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How Ethereum Will Be Transformed in 2022
Here are five of the top changes to expect with Ethereum’s impending transition to proof-of-stake.
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Why Ethereum’s ‘Difficulty Bomb’ Has Been Delayed Again
Also: Polygon moves closer to bringing EIP 1559-style fee markets to their proof-of-stake scaling platform.
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DraftKings appears to be doubling down on its crypto plans. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images for DraftKings)
DraftKings Steps Further Into Crypto With Plans to Become Polygon Validator
The move will allow the sports betting platform to contribute to Polygon’s governance.
DraftKings appears to be doubling down on its crypto plans. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images for DraftKings)