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‘We’re Poor Again, but We’re Still Here’: Why NFT.NYC Won’t Die

It was fun, it was cringe – in short, the premier NFT conference was again itself.

Attendees gather on the dance floor at the Goblintown party. (Eli Tan/CoinDesk)
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Convex Finance Sets Up New URLs After Website Address Is Hijacked

At least five wallets were affected in the front-end exploit. No funds on verified contracts were exploited.

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THORChain Mainnet Goes Live on 7 Networks; RUNE Spikes

The much-awaited network went live after nearly four years of development.

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Harmony Ropes in FBI After Losing $100M in Exploit; ONE Token Slumps

Developers said they are working with national authorities and forensic specialists to identify the culprit.

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The Case for Technological Neutrality in Web3

Protecting consumers and businesses from fraud is what matters, not vague value judgments of an emerging technology.

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Sell the Ethereum Merge

Many market participants think the highly anticipated Ethereum Merge will be bullish for ETH. The opposite is more likely.

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Lunarpunks, Privacy and the New Encryption Guerillas

A growing group of cryptography experts are using tools to carve "dark" spaces out of the surveilled web. This article is a preview of Rachel-Rose O'Leary's talk on the 'Big Ideas' stage at Consensus.

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Wanna Bet? Crypto Prediction Markets Could Be a New ‘Source of Truth’

Andrew Eaddy and Clay Graubard made the case for empowering individuals through technology as trust in institutions declines.

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Cardano’s Hoskinson: Luna Collapse Shows Need to Go Slow in Crypto

“If you move too quickly … everybody loses their money,” says Hoskinson, who will speak at Consensus 2022 next month.

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Ethereum's Gray Glacier (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Difficulty Bomb)

The delay of Ethereum’s Difficulty Bomb suggests the network’s Merge to proof-of-stake might be a bit further away than hoped.

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Crypto Market Chaos: No, Lido Is Not ‘the Next Terra’

After over $1 billion in liquidations in just 24 hours, DeFi’s wild west period may be drawing to a close – but not everything’s a sham.

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Scaling Ethereum Beyond the Merge: Danksharding

Danksharding would take a massive step toward turning Ethereum layer 2 networks into first class citizens.

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