We’re excited to announce that Terra has joined the Messari Disclosures Registry. As a participating project, Terra has committed to transparency by providing regular project disclosures and updates. Terra is an algorithmically-governed, seigniorage share style stablecoin platform to which a collec...
Earlier today, the SKALE Network, an Ethereum-compatible layer-2 scaling protocol, launched its mainnet. SKALE features what it calls an “elastic” blockchain network that lets developers deploy configurable, independent chains capable of processing decentralized applications (dApps). Each SKALE chai...
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30 June 2020
USDT surpasses $10 billion
Yesterday the USDT monetary base surpassed $10 billion. USDT joins Bitcoin and Ethereum as the only 3 cryptoassets with a market capitalization in the 10 figure range. Source: Messari Portal Why it matters: - USDT continues to grow its lead on its stablecoin competitors, and is still the only sta...
DFINITY has opened its distributed tech stack, dubbed the “Internet Computer,” to third-party developers. This release, codenamed Tungsten, marks the third of five milestones the project has reached on its path to a public launch, which could arrive later this year. As part of the release, DFINITY s...
Yesterday, Celo’s on-chain governance system activated the network’s Stability Protocol, thus unlocking the ability to create and transfer Celo Dollars (cUSD). In addition to being a general-purpose development platform, Celo features a reserve contract that allows users to post CELO (Celo’s native ...
Sorare, a fantasy soccer game and marketplace for blockchain player cards announced an agreement with the Major League Soccer Players Association (MLSPA) that will bring 700 new player cards to the Sorare platform. Sorare player cards are ERC-721 non-fungible tokens (NFTs) meaning they are unique an...
Predictions market platform Augur has announced its new and improved platform will launch July 28th. The upgrade brings about a number of changes such as DAI denominated markets, "Invalid" as a tradeable outcome, and a REP price auction. Token holders will need to manually migrate their REPv1 to REP...
  Transactions per Second. What are they? A popular and widely accepted metric to judge scalability is Transactions Per Second or TPS for Distributed Ledgers.     What do Transactions Mean in Blockchain? A blockchain can be thought of as a distributed state o...
Yesterday, Beam underwent a successful a successful hard fork, paving the way for confidential DeFi on Beam. The event occurred at block height 777,777. It contained Beam's second mining algorithm change (BeamHashIII) and last planned consensus change. The fork also included activation for the suppo...
Balancer, a non-custodial portfolio manager and automated market maker, was drained of nearly half a million dollars from a sophisticated attacker that was able to exploit a bug in deflationary token pools. They were able to borrow $23 million through a flash loan on dYdX and convert to WETH which w...

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