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Ethereum Daily - Crypto News Briefing

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19 Episodes
Quick Take Coinbase revealed it will launch a Coinbase NFT marketplace in late 2021. Arbitrum will upgrade its network to Arbitrum Nitro, promising cheaper and faster transactions. StarkWare has partnered with Nethermind to build infrastructure elements for StarkNet. Yuga Labs, the artist behind BAYC, has signed a deal with music manager Guy Oseary.   Read more:
Quick Take Compound Finance has an estimated $150 million worth of COMP at risk of being exploited. Infinity, a decentralized NFT marketplace, launched offering an airdrop to OpenSea users. Coinbase has implemented EIP-1559 for 95% of its Ethereum transactions. Ethereum Name Service has added NFT support for ENS profiles.   Read more:
Quick Take MekaVerse marks the most anticipated NFT drop with over 172k registered wallets. Altair Beacon Chain upgrade is scheduled for late October. Validators are required to update client software. Cool Cats and CrypToadz NFTs reach their first million dollar sale. Ethereum-based blogging platform has opened up for all users.   Read more:
Quick Take StarkWare will launch StarkNet Alpha in November Axie Infinity raised $152 million in Series B funding TikTok will release a series of NFTs on Immutable X U.S. Bank offers Bitcoin custody, Ethereum to come.   Read more:
Quick Take CrypToadz by GREMPLIN reaches 13Ξ and more than $88 million in total trading volume. Utopia Labs exits stealth mode to build infrastructure tooling for DAO payments and accounting. Bank of America makes remarks on DeFi and NFTs in it’s latest Digital Asset Primer. Context releases beta version of Web 3.0 app for following crypto wallets.   Read more:
Quick Take Synapse Protocol releases fast bridging support for Arbitrum. NBA player John Wall is criticized for the launch of his copy-paste “Baby Ballers” NFTs. Golem releases “Thorg” Ethereum mining desktop application for PC. TIME Magazine releases TIMEPieces NFTs.   Read more:
Quick Take Snoop Dogg reveals himself as pseudonymous crypto Twitter personality Cozomo de’ Medici. MakerDAO launches the official DAI Token Bridge for Arbitrum. DEX aggregator 1inch adds support for Arbitrum. Digital contract platform OpenLaw rebrands as Tribute Labs, focusing on legal DAOs. Read more:
Quick Take Ethereum-based fantasy soccer game NFT trading cards platform Sorare raised $680 million. SEC Chair Gary Gensler criticizes crypto, referring to stable coins as “poker chips.” QAnon leader sells NFTs to fund a private project. NFT artist pplpleasr and publication Fortune donated over 200 ETH to free press organizations.   Read more:
Quick Take Uniswap releases Auto Router - advanced smart order routing algorithm for better priced trades. Binance abandons “decentralized headquarters” business model amid global regulatory scrutiny. The U.S. Treasury is reportedly working on a highly anticipated report on stablecoins. OpenSea’s Head of Product resigns after accusations of flipping NFTs on insider knowledge. Read more:
Quick Take AMC’s CEO announces the chain will accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for online sales by the end 2021. Nate Chastain, Head of Product at OpenSea profited on flipping NFTs based on insider knowledge. Infura releases the public beta of Infura Transactions, a relayer service solution. More than 300k ETH has been burned since the London fork on Ethereum. Read more:
Quick Take Apple denied Gnosis from listing its Ethereum wallet because it supports the storage of NFTs. Arbitrum was offline for 45-minutes due to a bug causing its sequencer to get stuck. An attacker attempted a 550 block reorg attack with false PoW on Ethereum. Zapper Quests Season 2 begins next week, with new NFTs and rarity levels.   Read more:
Quick Take More than $1.6 billion is staked on layer2 yield farming meme project ArbiNYAN. Lobby Lobsters NFTs voted to donate 1,000 ETH to crypto lobbying group Coin Center. Options protocol Lyra announced the launch of its 750,000 $LYRA liquidity mining program. Immutable, the startup building L2 protocol Immutable X, raised $60 million in a Series B funding round. Read more:
Quick Take Christie's will conduct Art Blocks NFT bidding in ETH. Arbitrum will open token bridging for all tokens on October 22nd. Ethereum gas fees fall as the NFT boom settles down. DAOMaker suffers a $4 million hack amid questionable practices. Read more:
Quick Take Sotheby's auctions off 101 Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs for $24 million. A bug on OpenSea has resulted in 42 NFTs being accidentally burned. Aave founder Stani Kulechov sells an NFT for 350 ETH. NFT platform “SZNS” raised $4 million. Read more:
Quick Take Loot NFT creator Dom Hofmann announced the creation of 1.3 million more Loot. U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren told the New York Times that cryptocurrency is the new “shadow bank.” There is now more than $1 billion in Total Value Locked (TVL) on Ethereum layer 2. More than 200k ETH has been burned since the implementation of EIP-1559.   Read more:
Quick Take Ethereum reaches its first negative issuance day due more ETH being burned than minted. The SEC investigates Uniswap Labs, seeking information about how investors use Uniswap. Loot NFTs hit the 20 ETH price floor AGLD tokens surpassing $7. Sushiswap unveils Shoyu NFT platform with v1 launch set for November. Read more:
Quick Take Loot holders receive 10,000 $AGLD tokens Twitter is reportedly working on an Ethereum tipping feature MakerDAO will launch a Custom DAI Gateway for Arbitrum and Optimism. SuperRare collectors received their first royalty payout Read more:
Quick Take Lending protocol Cream Finance suffered a flash loan attack, losing 462m AMP and 2,804 ETH. Arbitrum, a layer 2 scaling solution by Offchain Labs, has officially launched on mainnet. Larva Labs, the company behind CryptoPunks, signed a licensing deal with United Talent Agency. Loot Project text-only NFTs hit a floor price of 6.7 ETH.   Read more:
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