Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cosmos and more week 30 2023
All things crypto, web3 and blockchain across all the Coin Clubs
TLDR: Ordinal Inscriptions surges, Barbie and Bitcoin, Neon EVM launch on Solana, Worldcoin, Concentrated Liquidity on Osmosis and much more!
Bitcoin Highlights of the Week
Cathie Wood, the CEO of Ark Invest, believes Bitcoin could hit $1.5 million due to the cryptocurrency's performance during a regional bank crisis. She sees Bitcoin as an insurance policy and a flight.
Ordinal Inscriptions on the Bitcoin blockchain has reached 19 million within 218 days. With this traffic however, Ordinal Inscriptions fees seem to be stuck while NFT sales take a dip. Binance Implements Lightning Network Support for Bitcoin Transactions.
A Reddit user's Bitcoin wallet was completely emptied, losing over $3,000 worth of BTC from their "secure" paper wallet, shedding light on the hidden dangers of using paper wallets. The incident highlights the vulnerabilities in online wallet generators and emphasizes the importance of employing trusted hardware wallet providers for safer crypto storage.
BTC whales move coins to Binance as Bitcoin price surges. The market watches as massive BTC transfers to unknown addresses on Binance continue to unfold and investors are left speculating about the potential for a substantial dump.
Michael Saylor, Layah Heilpern and Girl Gone Crypto were among those in the crypto community that took an interest in what Australian actress Margot Robbie had to say about Bitcoin.
Ethereum Highlights of the Week
Neon EVM was launched on the Solana Mainnet, marking a significant milestone in the world of blockchain technology. Neon EVM has successfully bridged the gap between the programming, computing, and memory models of Ethereum and Solana, offering a seamless and cost-effective solution for EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) dApps.
In the realm of cryptocurrency, Ethereum staking has ignited unparalleled growth and captured immense interest. With its tremendous potential for earning passive income, more and more users are eager to activate their ETH validators and become part of the thriving blockchain ecosystem. However, this popularity surge has given rise to a significant challenge: the Ethereum Activation Queue.
Lido Finance unleashes Dual Governance Framework where stETH users actively can shape governance decisions, ensuring essential balance and safeguards for the protocol's growth and sustainability.
The Worldcoin Foundation announced that Worldcoin, a project co-founded by Sam Altman, Alex Blania and Max Novendstern, is now live and in a production-grade state.
Rysk Finance (options AMM with uncorrelated returns for LPs) goes live on Arbitrum network where users can trade ETH options with their Dynamic Hedging Vault.
Cosmos Highlights of the Week
Stride joins the ATOM Economic Zone and becomes the very first sovereign chain to migrate to the Cosmos Hub Replicated Security.
Concentrated liquidity is now live on Osmosis which enhances capital efficiency by allowing a position to be concentrated around a finite token ratio, rather than evenly across an infinite range as in classic pools.
Skip Protocol introduces their API Protocol which allows users for one-click cross-chain swaps and transfers anywhere in Cosmos.
With Mintscan v2.0, Mintscan now offer advanced on-chain data analytics with powerful visualization. With Mintscan v2.0 users can navigate any protocol’s blockchain data effortlessly and visualize interchain activities at a glance.
Wormhole enables all of their 23+ connected blockchains to be seamlessly connected to Cosmos via a simple IBC integration which allow users to bridge funds to Cosmos chains with no additional bridging fees.
Other Highlights of the Week
Telegram crypto assets operate within the Telegram ecosystem which offer a user-friendly platform to facilitate automated trades on DEX’s
Telegram Unibot allows users to interface with UniSwap from Telegram and improves on the traditional DEX experience, offering users features for limit orders, copy trading, MEV protection, pre-order slippage tests, and sniping newly created tokens (with honeypot protection).
Prosecutors say SBF is trying to intimidate witnesses and influence their testimony after he talked with journalists and shared documents with an NYT reporter who published them in the story Inside the Private Writings of Caroline Ellison, Star Witness in the FTX Case, where Ellison discussed that she felt she was in over her head at Alameda.
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