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Former Microsoft Engineer Predicts a Gradual Shift in Blockchain Development Focus Toward Vertical Scaling

While wrapped digital assets have enabled the bridging of assets and expanded their utility, their perceived need for custodianship reintroduces centralization risks and trust dependencies. This contradicts the decentralized ethos of blockchain technology, according to Chris Li, founder and CTO of Ava Protocol. Attaining Utility While Preserving the Core Principles of Decentralization Li told Bitcoin.com…
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Bitcoin Network Adapting Despite Experiencing Growing Pains, Says Early BTC Investor

Although Bitcoin-based decentralized applications (dapps) have been known to replicate or copy Ethereum dApps, Jeff Yin, founder of Merlin Chain, believes there is a growing impetus to build bitcoin dapps that are distinguishable from ether-based dapps. Yin, however, noted that the synchronization between bitcoin-based dapps and the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) dapps still benefits the…
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Parfin Creates New Blockchain to Be Used as Privacy Solution for Brazilian CBDC

Parfin, a financial technology company, has created a new blockchain system to be used as a privacy solution for the Brazilian CBDC, drex. Rayls, the new blockchain, will offer the possibility of operating in a permissioned way and also linking itself to other public blockchains using Rayls Public Chain, a native Ethereum layer two (L2).…
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McKinsey Report: Tokenization at a Tipping Point, Poised to Transform Financial Markets

The world of finance is standing on the brink of a transformative era driven by the rising prominence of tokenized assets. According to a recent McKinsey & Company report, tokenization—the process of converting assets into digital tokens on a blockchain—has reached a tipping point, setting the stage for at-scale implementations that promise enhanced liquidity, operational…
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Report: Pantera Capital Eyes Fresh Funds for New TON Token Investment

Pantera Capital, an American investment firm, is reportedly preparing to raise funds for a new investment in toncoin (TON). This news follows Pantera’s earlier significant investment in TON, marking one of its largest investments to date. Pantera Capital Plans New Investment in TON Blockchain This week, theblock.co journalist Yogita Khatri revealed that Pantera is soliciting…
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Digital Scarcity — Billionaire Michael Dell and Michael Saylor Exchange Dialogue on Bitcoin

On June 20, Michael Dell, the Chief Executive Officer of Dell, the American technology company known for developing, selling, repairing, and supporting computers and related products and services, shared his thoughts on bitcoin via the social media platform X. This interaction began with a response from Michael Saylor, the founder of Microstrategy. Dell CEO Michael…
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Tron’s Tether Volume Competes With Visa’s Daily Transactions Amid Crypto Slump

According to data from the X account Lookonchain, the 24-hour trading volume of tether on the Tron network has surpassed Visa’s average daily transaction volume. Additionally, despite a general downturn in the crypto economy, tron (TRX) has achieved a 2% gain against the U.S. dollar over the past week. Tron Network’s USDT Volume Hits $53…
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Australian Bank Halts Development of ETH-Based Stablecoin

The National Australia Bank recently abandoned its stablecoin initiative, and the development team behind the project is now involved with the Ubiquity stablecoin. The Australian bank’s decision to shelve the stablecoin project shows that startups are better positioned to innovate or adapt than established banks. NAB Team Joins Ubiquity The National Australia Bank (NAB) recently…
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Controversial Figure Martin Shkreli Allegedly Behind New Trump-Themed Crypto Token DJT

Martin Shkreli, known for his previous securities fraud conviction, has reportedly claimed to co-create the DJT token, a new crypto asset themed after Donald Trump. The revelation comes as the token’s association with the Trump campaign remains unverified, stirring significant speculation and controversy. ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Allegedly Co-Creates Trump Crypto Token In a recent…
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NFT Market Slump: Cryptopunks and Bored Ape Values Plummet Over 90 Days

Based on statistics from the past three months, the non-fungible token (NFT) collections Cryptopunks and Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) have seen a notable decrease in value. On March 17, 2024, the floor value of Cryptopunks was approximately 49 ether, but 90 days later, it dropped to 25.45 ether. Major Declines in Cryptopunks, BAYC, and…
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