Crypto Daily Digest - August 11th

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On August 11th, Ethereum Goerli testnet completed merge. Curve Finance: curve.fi is safe to use with DNS settings completed. 1inch: the extended gas refund program is now available to yet more users. Crypto exchange dYdX confirms blocking user accounts tied to Tornado Cash. Binance Labs makes a strategic investment in Web3 infrastructure provider Ankr. Coinbase added $NEAR to the listing roadmap.

DeFi

  • Ethereum Goerli testnet completed merge. Source
  • Curve Finance: curve.fi is safe to use with DNS settings completed. Source
  • JPMorgan: ETC miners are likely to be among main beneficiaries of shift to PoS validation. Source
  • Angle integrates with LayerZero to make agEUR chain agnostic. Source
  • 1inch: the extended gas refund program is now available to yet more users. Source
  • Coinbase added $NEAR to the listing roadmap. Source
  • Slope: no vulnerabilities were found other than previous sentry server implementation issues. Source
  • Vitalik Buterin: Vitalik Buterin said that after the Merge, gas fees could be as low as $0.002 with rollups. Source
  • Fantom ecosystem DEX SpiritSwap launches V2 beta. Source
  • Crypto exchange dYdX confirms blocking user accounts tied to Tornado Cash. Source
  • Binance will support the Monero Network upgrade and hard fork. Source
  • Data: Total market contracts liquidated about $248 million in 12 hours. Source
  • Robinhood Web3 crypto wallet waitlist surpasses 1 million customers. Source
  • Ripple Labs is interested in purchasing Celsius' assets. Source
  • Data: $ETH exceeds $1,900. Source
  • Crypto payment gateway Xion Global and DEX aggregator Xion Finance are migrating to Polygon. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • Philippines central bank will stop processing applications window for new Virtual Asset Services Providers licenses. Source
  • US Supreme Court refuses to fast track Coinbase arbitration dispute. Source

NFT

  • OpenSea introduces new stolen item policy to combat NFT theft. Source
  • NFT platform Mogul Productions Discord has been attacked. Source

Fundings

  • Asset manager BlackRock offers Bitcoin investing to big institutional clients. Source
  • Decentralized communications platform Satellite IM closed $10.5 million funding round led by Framework Ventures and others. Source
  • Binance Labs makes a strategic investment in Web3 infrastructure provider Ankr. Source
  • Decentralized content distribution platform ReadON closed a $2 million in funding with participation from HashKey Capital and others. Source

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