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BNB Chain: Tokenomics
June 27, 2022
6
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As of February 15, 2022, Binance chain and Binance Smart chain (BSC) were fused to form the BNB Chain. The transition joins the BSC’s connection with the BNB Token and the BNB ecosystem.
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Cardano: Vasil Hard Fork Breakdown
June 24, 2022
4
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Faithfully following its roadmap, Cardano will soon be transitioning from the Goguen era to the Basho era (other eras here), which is all about optimization and performance improvement.
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Elrond: First Look
June 24, 2022
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min read
Elrond is a Layer 1 distributed transactional computation protocol that relies on a sharded Proof of Stake architecture. 
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Polkadot: First Look
June 23, 2022
6
min read
Polkadot is a decentralized interoperability protocol designed to facilitate secure communication between blockchains that share security.
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What Happened to the Ethereum Validator Activation Backlog?
June 4, 2022
4
min read
After rising to a wait time of nearly three weeks, the Ethereum activation queue (the backlog of fully-funded validators waiting to be added to the active set on the Beacon Chain) waiting time has dropped back to less than a day. This is a level not seen since early March. What happened?
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Comdex: Commodities Meet Crypto
April 22, 2022
4
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Comdex recently announced its synthetic commodities DEX where users will be able to collateralize their IBC assets such as $ATOM, $XPRT, and their native token $CMDX to mint a whole host of synthetic commodities.
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Ethereum: Current Status of The Merge
April 20, 2022
5
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The Merge represents the change from proof-of-work (PoW) mining to proof-of-stake (PoS) validating on Ethereum. Learn more about the status here.
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Forta: First Look
April 15, 2022
5
min read
Forta is a decentralized network monitoring the security and health of smart contracts.
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Superfluid Staking: The Next Generation of Proof-of-Stake
April 7, 2022
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min read
On March 1, 2022, the Osmosis team changed the game for proof-of-stake networks and expanded users’ ability to secure the network by introducing a new concept called “Superfluid Staking” that goes way beyond simply staking tokens to a validator.
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Cardano (ADA): First Look
April 5, 2022
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Cardano is a proof-of-stake blockchain that aims to solve the three most crucial issues all blockchains face by adopting scientific rigor to its development.
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Polygon (MATIC): First Look
April 1, 2022
6
min read
Polygon is a Layer-2 scaling solution designed to increase the extent of scalability and transaction throughput on Ethereum.
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Privacy as Default: Deep Dive into Nym's Tech Stack
March 29, 2022
8
min read
Nym is a privacy-first communication network that aims to create a layer of privacy for Web 3.
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Archway and Inclusive Protocol Design
March 28, 2022
6
min read
Archway’s design dramatically changes how protocol revenue is distributed amongst network participants. Archway bakes developer incentives directly into the protocol, allowing dApps to earn revenue from the block demand they create. 
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Acala’s aUSD Ecosystem Fund and Figment’s Support for aUSD
March 23, 2022
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We are proud to announce our support for the aUSD Ecosystem Fund and its commitment to scaling its Polkadot native aUSD stablecoin, which will serve as the foundation for DeFi on Polkadot. 
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Evmos: The Road to Redemption
March 22, 2022
5
min read
The Evmos team has been hard at work developing a solution and is communicating openly with the community.
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Proof-of-Stake Farming on NEAR
March 17, 2022
6
min read
NEAR Protocol has released a novel stake farming approach that allows validators to distribute more than one token to delegators.
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How to Multisig on Cosmos
March 16, 2022
8
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Multisignatory accounts (multisigs) are finicky to implement on the Cosmos Hub. We've got a step-by-step breakdown of how to implement the multisigs using CLI.
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No-With-Veto for Juno Prop16
March 15, 2022
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For Juno’s Prop16, we decided to use our validator’s position to push back against what we see as reactionary governance by voting the rarely used ‘No With Veto’ option.
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NEAR Ecosystem Update
March 14, 2022
6
min read
NEAR Protocol (NEAR) is a highly scalable and developer-friendly layer-one sharded decentralized application platform.
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The Current State of Vega Protocol
March 14, 2022
6
min read
The Vega community has been steadily plugging away at roadmap milestones, and recently updated their Restricted Mainnet with their Fairground update.
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Solana: Demystifying Commission Rug Pulls
March 10, 2022
10
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A commission rug pull is when a maliciously behaving validator node adjusts its commission rate higher, usually unbeknownst to its delegators, for a certain amount of time. Learn more here.
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Obol Network: First Look
March 9, 2022
8
min read
Obol has the potential to make Ethereum more robust and decentralized; it does this by removing the single point of failure in running a validator on Ethereum.
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What Interchain Accounts Mean for Cosmos
March 7, 2022
5
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Currently, the only IBC function available in the Cosmos is token transfers. This will change with the Theta and Rho upgrades; Interchain accounts will allow users to enable an account on one blockchain to securely control an account on another chain. 
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The World of Terra: Staking, UST, and Native Projects
March 2, 2022
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Recently, Terra broke through to become the 2nd largest Proof of Stake (“PoS”) network by staked market cap, overtaking the Ethereum Beacon Chain (a.k.a. “Ethereum 2.0”) in the process.
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Passage: the Metaverse Comes to Cosmos
March 1, 2022
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Passage is an online 3D space that allows users to have meetings, video chats, conferences, presentations and collaborations in a metaverse setting. Passage represents the first attempt to establish a Metaverse in the Cosmos ecosystem. 
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Breaking Down Terra’s Decentralized IMF Stablecoin
February 25, 2022
8
min read
Terra was created as a response to one of the most centralized corners of the crypto economy–stablecoins. Learn more about Terra's Decentralized IMF Stablecoin.
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Nym: First Look
February 17, 2022
5
min read
Nym provides its developers and users full-stack privacy. Learn more about Nym here.
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Umee: Why Stake when you can Stake and Borrow?
February 11, 2022
6
min read
Umee is designed to be a cross-chain DeFi Hub that connects the DeFi ecosystems of the Cosmos and Ethereum together while unlocking the value of staked assets within the Cosmos.
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Wormhole: Update
February 1, 2022
6
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Wormhole is a message-passing protocol that unites multiple chains including Ethereum, Solana, Terra, Binance Smart Chain, Polygon, Avalanche and Oasis.
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The Implications of Osmosis Proposal 120 Passing
January 18, 2022
5
min read
With Osmosis Proposal 120 passed, the Osmosis community has signalled its desire to create ION DAO.
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Evmos: EVM Compatibility in the Cosmos Ecosystem
January 18, 2022
6
min read
Evmos is designed to be a highly scalable EVM compatible environment built on the Cosmos SDK and Tendermint Consensus.
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Juno Mint Tutorial: How to Create a CW20 Token
January 13, 2022
10
min read
Juno Mint is a decentralised app (dApp) on the Juno smart contract network which allows users to create CW20 tokens by choosing from different CW20 standards. Learn how to mint a token on Juno mint.
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Archway: First Look
January 12, 2022
6
min read
Archway is an incentivized Smart contract chain built on Cosmos. Learn more about Archway.
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Threshold $T: Wrapping Guide
January 11, 2022
6
min read
The T token launched and is available for upgrading. Learn how to wrap your KEEP and NU tokens to receive $T
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Become an IBC Wizard in the Osmosis Zone
December 21, 2021
8
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The Cosmos SDK ecosystem, otherwise known as “the internet of blockchains,” has given rise to a number of native applications with excellent use cases, such as Osmosis. Learn more about Osmosis Zone.
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Liquidity Bootstrapping Pools on Osmosis: Stargaze
December 15, 2021
8
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Figment is launching a liquidity bootstrapping proposal on Osmosis to jump-start the sale of STARS to set a fair market price and ensure a fair distribution of tokens on Stargaze.
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First Look: Evmos
December 7, 2021
8
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Evmos is an application-agnostic Cosmos chain that will be interoperable with the Ethereum Mainnet, EVM-compatible environments, and other BFT chains via IBCs, making it easy for users and developers to easily move value between chains.
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MEV is coming to PoS Ethereum
December 1, 2021
6
min read
Learn more about MEV, and the implications of it coming to PoS Ethereum.
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Qredo: First Look
December 1, 2021
8
min read
The Qredo Network enables the decentralized management of digital assets and trustless transactions between counterparties.
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Sommelier Economics
December 1, 2021
6
min read
Sommelier is a “Coprocessor for Ethereum” that automates liquidity providers' portfolios to maximize their yields. Learn more about Sommelier Economics here.
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Expanding DeFi with Umee’s Universal Capital Facility
November 29, 2021
6
min read
Umee is a Cross Chain Lending Hub that can collateralize assets on one blockchain towards borrowing assets on another.
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Axelar: First Look
November 26, 2021
6
min read
Axelar network empowers dapp builders and blockchain ecosystems to unlock cross-chain communication.
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Flux Network: First Look
November 23, 2021
6
min read
Flux is a scalable proof-of-stake protocol that enables users to access data on-chain from a wide range of services including assets, events or agreements.
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Threshold: First Look
November 23, 2021
7
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Keep and NuCypher are joining forces in what may be the first hard merge between two blockchain PoS networks. The Threshold Network results from at least a year of collaboration between the two teams.
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Subnets: Supercharging Scalability on Avalanche
November 22, 2021
5
min read
The Avalanche ecosystem has experienced tremendous growth over the past year. With over $12B TVL, and over 70,000 daily active users, Avalanche has become one of the largest hubs for DeFi outside of Ethereum. 
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Comdex: Airdrop Details
November 18, 2021
5
min read
Comdex is an ecosystem of solutions focusing on democratizing finance and helping capital flow seamlessly from DeFi and CeFi.
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Stargaze: Airdrop Details
October 27, 2021
5
min read
Stargaze is a proof of stake, Cosmos-based decentralized NFT marketplace.
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Juno: First Look
October 20, 2021
5
min read
Juno is the world's first sandbox environment for the deployment of interoperable & cross-chain smart contracts.
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Terra Ecosystem Overview
September 28, 2021
5
min read
Terra is a smart contract-enabled blockchain that harnesses the utility of Cosmos’ CosmWasm technology. Learn more about the Terra Ecosystem.
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Moonbeam: Overview
September 22, 2021
4
min read
Moonbeam is an Ethereum compatible smart contract platform on Polkadot with over 60+ integrations. Learn more about Moonbeam here.
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What to Expect During the Ethereum Merge
September 16, 2021
3
min read
Ethereum is transitioning from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS). Once complete, all of Ethereum will be secured via PoS.
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Wormhole V2: New Cross-Chain Liquidity Across L1 Chains
September 16, 2021
4
min read
The new Wormhole bridge has a vast amount of flexibility in the Web 3 space. Learn more about the Wormhole bridge here.
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Beyond the DAO: Global Distributed Governance for Ethereum 2.0
September 9, 2021
6
min read
When Ethereum transitions to PoS the governance responsibility will transition to validators. Learn more about Ethereum Governance.
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Stargaze: Overview
September 8, 2021
3
min read
Stargaze is a proof of stake, Cosmos based decentralized protocol focusing on three areas: Social Tokens, NFTs, and DAOs.
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Polkadot and Kusama Parachain Auctions
August 26, 2021
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Polkadot is built using “parachains” – a type of decentralized and dynamic blockchain that enables customizable and independent chains.
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Why We Voted 'YES' on Polkadot Governance Referendum # 31
August 19, 2021
9
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This article is mainly in reference to Polkadot Referendum 31 and the information is current until new governance changes take effect.
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Vega Protocol: First Look
August 17, 2021
3
min read
Vega is a proof of stake protocol for creating and trading financial products with margin on a decentralized network.
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Wormhole: New Cross-Chain Liquidity for Solana
August 11, 2021
4
min read
Wormhole is a native L1 bidirectional bridge. Learn more about Wormhole and why bridges are important to Web 3.
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Cross Chain Bridges: An Overview
August 9, 2021
6
min read
This article will break down key features of cross-chain bridges and what users can look for before transferring their assets.
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Althea: Network Overview
August 9, 2021
3
min read
Althea is a decentralized, blockchain based protocol for multi-stakeholder networks. Participants earn revenue automatically by hosting hardware, providing bandwidth, or supporting the service layer of the network.
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UST on Solana: A Mission to Become the Cross-chain Decentralized Stablecoin
July 30, 2021
6
min read
Terra governance proposal #110 passed aiming to introduce Terra stablecoins to the Solana ecosystem.
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Provenance: First Look
July 21, 2021
5
min read
Provenance is a Cosmos-based blockchain that hosts an ecosystem of DeFi services for asset originators, fund managers, investors, and more.
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The Graph: Curation In-Depth
July 21, 2021
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This article explains the math, game theory, and economics behind the new "Curation" role on The Graph.
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Agoric: First Look
July 14, 2021
3
min read
Agoric is an ease-of-use Layer 1 protocol that focuses on composability in a Javascript working environment.
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The Graph: How to Curate
July 12, 2021
4
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Curation is a decision making tool for Indexers that is used to decide which subgraphs to index on The Graph.
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Polkadot: Parachains Coming Soon
July 7, 2021
5
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Polkadot aims to unify the Web 3 ecosystem by bridging tokens and information from one blockchain to another.
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Injective Protocol – Canary Chain (Phase Two) Staking Walkthrough
July 1, 2021
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min read
This guide will explain the steps necessary to transfer your ERC-20 INJ tokens to acquire native INJ tokens, along with how to Stake native INJ
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Build Crypto Apps that Scale with the Solana Pathway
June 22, 2021
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The Solana Pathway is the fastest way for developers to learn how to build on Solana. Gain knowledge, complete tutorials, and earn SOL. It’s that simple.
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Helium Network: The Last Mile of the Internet
May 28, 2021
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The Helium Network provides physical wireless infrastructure and software so anyone can run a decentralized, public wireless network.
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Keep + NuCypher: Token Design Proposals for KEANU
May 19, 2021
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The Keep and NuCypher communities are currently discussing six token design proposals for their new network called KEANU.
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Sentinel: Decentralizing the VPN Industry
April 15, 2021
5
min read
Sentinel is on a mission to bring universal access to the Internet by building low-cost, distributed, and fully decentralized VPNs.
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Protocol Merger: KEEP + NU = KEANU
April 14, 2021
4
min read
The KEEP + NU protocol merger, called “Keanu”, designed to scale tBTC, may be the first Web 3 protocol merger ever.
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Earning and Claiming ANC as a LUNA Staker on Anchor Protocol
March 18, 2021
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On March 17th, Anchor Protocol went live and ANC was airdropped to LUNA stakers. LUNA stakers will continue to earn ANC for the next 2 years.
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Mina: Decentralization and Scale Powered by SNARKs
February 8, 2021
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Mina aims to solve the decentralization and scalability dilemma by leveraging verified proofs of computation called zk-SNARKs.
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Solana Economics
February 3, 2021
4
min read
Solana's economics aims to provide benefits to both Solana validators SOL delegators over a long period of time.
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Economics of The Graph: Choosing the Right Indexer
January 27, 2021
4
min read
We recommend delegating to an Indexer that has an on-chain identity, and is considered trusted/credible validator on other staking networks.
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First Look: Solana
January 21, 2021
8
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Solana is a permissionless, decentralized, and secure smart contract blockchain proposing to solve the scalability problem without sharding.
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Earn SCRT & Build Secret Apps with the Secret Network Pathway
January 12, 2021
3
min read
The Secret Network Learn Pathway allows developers to earn SCRT while gaining the knowledge they need to build Secret Apps.
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Earning and Claiming MIR as a LUNA Staker on Mirror Protocol
December 9, 2020
3
min read
Mirror Protocol is an exciting new DeFi platform powered by the Terra network that allows for the creation and trading of synthetic assets.
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Ethereum 2.0: Staking ETH on Eth2
November 23, 2020
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min read
The launch of Ethereum 2.0 will allow ETH holders to earn newly minted ETH by staking their ETH instead of having to mine it.
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Build Apps and Earn NEAR with the NEAR Learn Pathway
November 19, 2020
3
min read
The NEAR Learn Pathway allows developers to earn NEAR while gaining the knowledge they need to build the next killer NEAR application.
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e-Money Network Upgrade
November 3, 2020
4
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e-Money Network bills itself as the “Next Generation of Money”. e-Money brings innovative, currency backed tokens to the market.
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Staking Hub: Oasis Ethereum
October 30, 2020
3
min read
Oasis Ethereum is a Paratime on Oasis Network that is fully compatible with all existing Ethereum smart contracts and DApps.
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Staking Hub: Cosmos Stargate Upgrade
October 20, 2020
5
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The Stargate upgrade is expected to deliver a more powerful version of IBC than what was originally proposed in the Cosmos whitepaper.
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NuCypher WorkLock: Staking Scenarios
October 16, 2020
4
min read
Trying to wrap your head around staking NU on NuCypher? It's easier than you think. Here are some simple strategies & ways to optimize.
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Flow: The Blockchain for Open Worlds
October 6, 2020
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Flow is a decentralized blockchain designed to be the foundation for a new generation of games, apps, and the digital assets that power them.
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Secret Network: Increasing Blockchain Adoption with Privacy
September 25, 2020
2
min read
Secret Network is a blockchain protocol that enables decentralized applications to perform encrypted computations in TEEs.
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NuCypher: WorkLock, DAO, and Road to Mainnet
September 18, 2020
2
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On September 17th, we spoke with CEO MacLane Wilkison and Cryptography Engineer John Pacific (Tux) of NuCypher.
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Oasis: Building a Scalable Private DeFi Platform
September 15, 2020
2
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The Oasis Network is an upcoming privacy-first decentralized computing network. On September 14th, we spoke with the Oasis Network.
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Keeping Secrets in the Cosmos Ecosystem
September 1, 2020
4
min read
Secret Contracts will keep inputs, outputs, and state of contracts completely private, even from the nodes that are executing the contract.
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SKALE Economics
August 17, 2020
4
min read
The SKALE Network is an “elastic” blockchain network that is designed to be interoperable with the Ethereum blockchain.
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Figment’s First Look: The Oasis Network
August 4, 2020
4
min read
The Oasis Network is a new, layer one, Proof of Stake platform that enables the tokenization of data, which will give ownership of data back to individuals.
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Cosmos Stargate Upgrade Overview
June 22, 2020
6
min read
Introducing Stargate, the largest Cosmos upgrade yet. Stargate will enable higher transaction throughput, cross-chain transactions, accelerate UI development, and so much more.
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Figment’s First Look: Flow
June 22, 2020
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Figment will be supporting Flow at launch. Until then, learn more about what makes the Flow blockchain unique by reading below.
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Figment’s First Look: Avalanche
June 18, 2020
4
min read
The Avalanche Network is an upcoming layer one protocol by Ava Labs that plans to offer high-throughput, fast finality, and unprecedented decentralization.
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Terra Hubble Governance Alerts
June 12, 2020
2
min read
Figment is building email alerts for Terra governance activity and account balance changes into Terra Hubble.
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Terra and Proof that End User Adoption is Possible
June 1, 2020
4
min read
Web 3 adoption comes in many forms, but one protocol that has been excelling in end user adoption is Terra and CHAI, its decentralized application.
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Figment’s First Look: Band Protocol
May 28, 2020
5
min read
BandChain is an upcoming blockchain-agnostic decentralized oracle that claims to offer speed, scalability, cross-chain compatibility, and data flexibility.
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Celo Governance in a Nutshell
May 25, 2020
4
min read
Celo governance is complex and unlike other networks. Here's how to understand and participate in Celo's system of governance.
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Figment’s First Look: NEAR Protocol
May 19, 2020
5
min read
NEAR Protocol is a layer-one sharded blockchain that plans to be highly scalable, developer friendly, and end user focused.
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