Liquid Staking Derivatives Lose Ground With Over 380,000 ETH Withdrawn in April

Following a significant downturn in March, liquid staking derivatives (LSD) protocols experienced another withdrawal of 380,000 ether, valued at roughly $1.17 billion, from leading LSD platforms since April 1, 2024. Ethereum Exodus: $1.17 Billion Pulled From LSD Platforms In the initial two weeks of April, a notable reduction of 380,000 ether was observed in the […]

First Digital Labs to Launch FDUSD on L1 Blockchain Network Sui 

The stablecoin issuer First Digital Labs has announced its intention to debut its dollar-pegged token FDUSD on the Sui network. This collaboration is described as a “strategic alliance aimed at enhancing liquidity and efficiency of transactions.” FDUSD to Integrate With Sui Blockchain First Digital Labs, the issuer and asset manager of the fourth-biggest stablecoin in […]

First Digital Labs to Launch FDUSD on L1 Blockchain Network Sui 

The stablecoin issuer First Digital Labs has announced its intention to debut its dollar-pegged token FDUSD on the Sui network. This collaboration is described as a “strategic alliance aimed at enhancing liquidity and efficiency of transactions.” FDUSD to Integrate With Sui Blockchain First Digital Labs, the issuer and asset manager of the fourth-biggest stablecoin in […]

Bug in Discontinued Lido Staking Service Blocks User Access to Tokens Valued at $24.4 Million

A bug in the smart contract of Lido’s discontinued Solana staking service is reportedly preventing users from withdrawing digital assets valued at more than $24 million. Lido attributes this issue to “a problem with the maintainer bot and the recent update of rent-exempt terms for Solana staking accounts.” Discontinued Solana Staking Service A suspected bug […]

Polygon CEO: L3s Might Represent a Threat to Ethereum’s Security

Marc Boiron, CEO of Polygon, an Ethereum-compatible sidechain scaling solution, gave his take on the rise of Layer 3 (L3) scaling structures in the Ethereum ecosystem. According to Boiron, L3s only take value away from Ethereum’s chain and concentrate it in their corresponding base L2, creating a security risk for the network. Polygon CEO Criticizes […]

In 22 Days, Liquid Staking Platforms Witness a 340,000 ETH Decline

According to the most recent data, within the last 22 days, the volume of staked ether locked across various liquid staking derivative token platforms has seen a decline of 2.45%. This downward trend was observed across 27 unique platforms, culminating in a reduction of 340,000 ETH, valued at approximately $1.18 billion. $1.18 Billion Worth of […]

Composable Data Assists Dapp Developers in Unlocking Rich Data Applications – Swaroop Hegde

Composable data, a flexible and modular approach in the field of data analytics, benefits decentralized application (dapp) developers constrained by the limitations of current data protocols. Swaroop Hegde, co-founder of Powerloom, explains that composable data maintains a decentralized database of data points verified through a consensus mechanism. Clean Insights Versus Actionable Intelligence Hegde, a thought […]

Defi Platforms Lose More Than $336 Million in Digital Funds in Q1 of 2024, Study Finds

In the first quarter of 2024, more than $336 million in digital assets were stolen from decentralized finance platforms across 61 incidents of hacking and fraud. During this period, criminals made off with digital assets valued at $144.48 million in two major hacking incidents. In contrast, centralized finance platforms reported no incidents of hacking or […]