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Cosmos-Based Privacy Startup Nym Onboards Network Validators

Privacy-focused startup Nym Technologies has developed the first block for its Nym mainnet and has started onboarding validators ahead of its mainnet launch. Onboarding Network Validators In a press release shared with CryptoPotato on Wednesday, Nym noted that it has welcomed some top firms as its network validators, including the telecommunications giant Swisscom, Dokia Capital, Chorus One, Nodes.Guru and a few others from the community like Commodum. The validators will...

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OlympusDAO Establishes OHM as a Liquid Asset within the Balancer Ecosystem

The decentralized finance protocol OlympusDAO collaborated with Balancer to set up OHM as a liquid asset within the latter’s network. CopperLaunch and PrimeDAO will facilitate the front end of the Liquidity Bootstrapping Pools (LBPs) by adding OHM as a collateral token. The Specifics of The Project According to a document seen by CryptoPotato, the decentralized reserve currency protocol – OlympusDAO – will initially deploy $50 million of liquidity to Balancer Protocol. The...

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Study Shows 1,000 Projects Control $100 Billion Worth of Locked DeFi and Web3

A recent report by Electric Capital Developer shows that more developers are getting involved in the decentralized technology space. The 2021 paper shows that $100 billion worth of smart contracts has been locked in Web.3.0 project platforms. $100 Billion Controlled by 1,000 Developers DeFi projects which rarely record remarkable success are also among the focus of the study. Among the most intriguing aspect of the data leads to some centralization, as the majority of the...

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Twitch-backed SYN CITY Receives an Investment From Overwolf

According to a Friday PR, Gaming platform Overwolf is making an investment in SYN CITY, a blockchain-based Mafia Metaverse gaming platform, which is formally opening on January 8. With over 95,000 creators, Overwolf is a significant player in user-generated gaming content. SYN CITY is a brand new platform built on blockchain and intends to offer a gaming experience in the metaverse. The latter promises to bring gameplays on mafia and crime syndicate themes. Built by...

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While BAYC Spiked 35% in 90 Days, Other Popular NFT Collections Plunged in Value

The world of NFTs continues to boom as more and more people seem attracted to the idea of scarce digital art. However, while some projects are surging in value, others are on a rather downward slope. Data reveals that over the past three months, the floor price, which is the lowest price for a non-fungible token (NFT) from a certain collection, for the Board Ape Yacht Club NFTs increased by a considerable 35%. As CryptoPotato reported earlier in December, the floor price for...

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MetaMask Teases In-App NFT Extension

MetaMask is one of the most popular non-custodial wallet applications with millions of active users. Now, it also teases that in-app non-fungible tokens will also come to life soon. CryptoPotato reported earlier in November that the popular non-custodial wallet MetaMask has reached a whopping userbase upwards of 21 million. MetaMask is in the middle of the ongoing DeFi boom as it’s the most popular wallet. Now, the team also teased about upcoming NFTs on the MetaMask browser...

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DeFi Protocol Grim Finance Exploited for $30 Million Worth of FTM

The self-described compounding yield optimizer – Grim Finance – has reported being hacked in a reentrancy exploit with the attacker swiping up to $30 million worth of Fantom tokens. The DeFi protocol took it to Twitter on Sunday to inform its users about the hack. The team described it as an “advanced attack,” in which the perpetrator exploited the project’s vault contract through five reentrancy loops. This enabled the attacker to fake five additional deposits into a vault...

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Uniswap Introduces Auto Router Support on Layer 2 Networks

Uniswap Labs – the developers behind Uniswap, the largest exchange in DeFi – released a series of important features to enhance pricing as well as optimize the gas cost of swaps. What Does the Update Have in Store? Uniswap Labs have now released an updated Auto Router that enhances trade prices to a greater extent by routing trades across both Uniswap v2 and v3 pools. With this, users will be able to track the true cost of a swap in real-time directly from the App interface....

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RadioShack Announces a New DeFi And NFT Collection

This year, Radioshack, the legendary seller of electronic components and specialized hardware, turned 100 years old, and what better way to celebrate its longevity than to change its line of business to fully embrace the world of cryptocurrencies with the launch of a DeFi protocol and an NFT collection. In a move that left a good portion of assiduous Crypto Twitter users scratching their heads, the company changed its Bio and website to promote its new vision of launching and...

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Parachains Are Now Live on Polkadot: First Blocks Being Produced

Polkadot has announced the launch of the first parachains, a set of individual blockchains that will run in parallel within its ecosystem, the project noted in a press release shared with CryptoPotato on Saturday. Polkadot’s First Batch of Parachains According to the official announcement, slots for the first parachains are allocated to different blockchain projects built on the Polkadot network and focused on various niches. These include decentralized finance (DeFi),...

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