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On the Podcast…
How Will ETH React to Ethereum’s Shanghai Upgrade?
by Samyuktha Sriram
MetaMask Updates Wallet Privacy Settings to De-Link Accounts
MetaMask’s new upgrade will let users separate their public facing accounts and those associated with “DeFi degen activities.”
ChatGPT Identifies Security Issues in Ethereum Smart Contract
ChatGPT pointed out critical flaws in an Ethereum smart contract and outlined the ways by which it could be exploited.
Bitcoin Hits 9-Month High Above $26,000 After SVB Collapse
Bitcoin rallied more than 30% since the run on Silicon Valley Bank to a high of $26,514 on Tuesday.
Ethereum’s Shapella Upgrade Deployed on Final Testnet Goerli
Staking withdrawals are now being simulated on Ethereum’s Goerli testnet ahead of the upcoming Shanghai upgrade on the mainnet.
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Get Ahead of the Curve, the Exchange for Stablecoins
Curve Finance is the premier decentralized hub for trading stablecoins—and one of DeFi's biggest successes.
Anchorage Digital, a California-based crypto-friendly bank, is planning to lay off about 75 people, around a fifth of its staff, due to regulatory concerns and macroeconomic and market uncertainty.
The New York Department of Financial Services denied the claim that Signature Bank was shut down due to its involvement with cryptocurrencies, stating that it was not taken over for the purpose of sending an "anti-crypto message."
The U.S. government asked for a hold on Binance.US's $1 billion deal to buy assets of bankrupt crypto lender Voyager while legal objections are addressed.
Some banks including Santander, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, BankProv, Bridge Bank, Mercury, Multis and Series Financial are still open to working with crypto firms despite the failures of Silicon Valley Bank, Silvergate and Signature Bank.
Bankruptcy lawyers fighting over Sam Bankman-Fried's $465 million of Robinhood shares held in Emergent Fidelity Technologies are working on a deal to halt litigation until the FTX founder's criminal case is resolved, as it could interfere with his ongoing criminal case.
Officials from the central bank and Treasury of Australia had discussions with international leaders in the cryptocurrency industry about the future of digital assets and regulations in the country.
Decentralized storage platform Filecoin added the ability to support smart contracts with its own virtual machine.
LQTY, the native token for borrowing protocol Liquity which issues the decentralized stablecoin LUSD, saw a 20% increase in price over the past 24 hours and a 500% increase since the start of the year.
MakerDAO is holding an emergency vote on a proposal to introduce a debt ceiling breaker for collateral assets used to mint its DAI stablecoin to prevent adverse impacts from market turbulence.
The European Parliament adopted the Data Act, which includes provisions on smart contracts.
Today in Crypto Adoption...
Unstoppable Domains partnered with Polygon Labs to release the .polygon domain ending.
The $$$ Corner…
DressX, a fashion technology company, closed a $15 million Series A funding round led by Greenfield, a Berlin-based crypto venture capital firm.
Alex, a decentralized exchange startup, raised $2.5 million from investors including Trust Machines and Gossamer Capital to develop DeFi on Bitcoin.
Capsule, a startup that is building interoperable crypto wallet infrastructure, emerged from stealth with funding from a16z, Geometry, and others.
What Do You Meme?
📈 Your Market Update 📉
BTC is up 2.15%, trading at $24,833
ETH is up 2.08%, trading at $1,716
BTC dominance: 43.5%
Crypto market cap: $1.1 trillion
*All data as of today, 6 am ET
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