Vitalik suggests private NFTs using ‘stealth addresses’ to hide the owner’s identity

Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin suggests the idea of private NFTs whereby the owner would not be known through blockchain data. The concept was added to an Ethereum Research post focused on adding an “ERC721 Extension for zk-SNARKs.” Idea: stealth addresses for ERC721s. A low-tech approach to add a significant amount of privacy to the NFT … Read more

LFG With Village Wonders: Three-Month Pre-Acceleration Cohort by Polygon DAO

Polygon DAO is excited to announce the launch of Village Wonders, a first-of-its-kind initiative that will provide dedicated expansion strategy, mentorship and funding opportunities to Web3 projects building on Polygon.  During this three-month cohort, 12 selected projects across DeFi, DAO/tooling, NFT/gaming, metaverse, infrastructure, sustainability, and public utility will receive: Mentorship & office hours with Polygon … Read more

Will Ethereum Layer-2 chains survive after The Merge?

👋 Want to work with us? CryptoSlate is hiring for a handful of positions! Ethereum is finally moving to proof-of-stake this year, and with that, the aim is to: “Ultimately address some of the gas fee issues.” One of the primary methods to reduce gas fees are layer-2 solutions. Chains such as Polygon process over … Read more

Will $26B staked in ETH 2.0 be unlocked and sold after the merge?

👋 Want to work with us? CryptoSlate is hiring for a handful of positions! It has been confirmed that the Ethereum Consensus Layer will be launched as soon as August 2022. After years of delays, “the Merge” is finally here. However, there is some concern over what will happen to the price of Ethereum (ETH) … Read more

3AIR – The token that helps Africa

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. Readers should conduct further research prior to taking any actions. Learn more › The blockchain-based start-up sets out to solve connectivity and identification issues around the African continent and has already started to assemble the infrastructures that will enable the growth of its comprehensive all-in-one blockchain ecosystem. Through its … Read more

Gamma’s AI-Powered Liquidity Strategies for Uniswap Are Coming to Polygon

Gamma, an active liquidity management platform for Uniswap v3 offering non-custodial, automated, concentrated liquidity management services, is going live on Polygon. The platform uses machine learning algorithms for predictive strategies to dynamically adjust liquidity ranges based on historical volatility and price action, helping users increase yield and lower price impact on trades. In December, Uniswap’s … Read more

Opera Brings Cheaper, Faster Transactions to Its Crypto Browser Project With Polygon

Polygon goes live in desktop and mobile versions of Opera‘s highly-praised Crypto Browser Project and in the Opera browser for Android. Opera’s newest addition focused on crypto enthusiasts brings Web3 experience on the go, serving as an entry point to a number of decentralized applications (dApps) and metaverse platforms. This integration gives Opera users an … Read more

Why Olympus DAO can’t sustain its growth

Olympus DAO was hit hard by the recent market sell-off, with OHM trading as low as $32 on March 9, down 97.7% from its all-time high of $1,415 set last April. Olympus DAO is a decentralized reserve currency protocol, which will automatically issue OHM based on the value of the cryptocurrency. As of the end … Read more

Yield Tokenisation on APWine Now Faster and Cheaper on Polygon

APWine, a platform for speculating on yield generated by DeFi protocols, is going live on Polygon! With APWine, anyone can deposit interest-bearing assets to tokenize yield, get the yield upfront and hedge risk on APY volatility. They can also earn swap fees from APWine’s automated market maker (AMM) for providing liquidity. APWine introduces two new … Read more

Bitcoin’s hits $41k as Russia’s as war in Ukraine continues

As the war in Ukraine continues, Bitcoin and the rest of the crypto market, including Ethereum, has been highly correlated to the traditional market. With the S&P 500 and Nasdaq opening cautiously upwards, bitcoin has once again spiked and is trading above $41,000. The correlation to traditional markets seems broken, at least for the moment. … Read more