Crypto Daily Digest - March 21st

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Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin shared on Twitter the idea of EIP-4844, a data validation scenario focused on blob-carrying transactions that EVM cannot perform. Vitalik proposes to automatically delete blob data every 30 days to prevent the network from overloading the data and memory storage requirements.

DeFi

  • Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin shares thoughts on EIP-4844. Source
  • Umbrella Network reward pool on BNB Chain and Ethereum is tapped, hackers profit $700,000. Source
  • Sunny Aggregator launches first liquidity staking governance derivative on Solana. Source
  • Cross-chain DEX aggregation protocol li.finance attacked, hackers profit around $600,000. Source
  • BreederDAO releases white paper, will issue tokens in Q2. Source
  • Aave community launches proposal to add $sAVAX to Aave v3. Source
  • SushiSwap launches community proposal Sushi Legal Structure, plans to create an association or foundation for Sushi DAO. Source
  • BNB Chain Grant Round-1 global hackathon is about to start. Source
  • Leveraged mining platform Alpaca Finance to launch Automated Vaults. Source
  • Rari Capital enters into a DAO agreement with OlympusDAO. Source
  • Australia is about to enact new crypto regulations. Source
  • SubQuery expands its data indexing solution to support Avalanche. Source
  • NFT lending protocol BendDAO tweeted to announce the launch of $BEND airdrop and IFO. Source
  • FTX establishes local presence in Australia. Source
  • Klaytn Docs is now open source. Source
  • BlockFi and Swan Bitcoin said Hubspot data breach had no impact on operations. Source
  • Malaysia Comms Ministry proposes adopting cryptocurrency as legal tender. Source
  • Goldman Sachs, Galaxy Digital announce milestone over-the-counter crypto trade. Source
  • Cryptocurrency exchange FTX plans to enter the UK market and has entered into talks with UK regulators. Source
  • Sifu, former CFO of Frog Nation, transferred about 1,000 $ETH to Tornado Cash. Source
  • Micro income streams investment app Amasa enters into a partnership with Animoca Brands. Source

NFT

  • Solana NFT trading marketplace Solanat to launch Launchpad soon. Source
  • Time Magazine will accept ApeCoin for digital subscription payments. Source
  • NFT project WW3Apes had rug pull. Source
  • Samsung's ad agency will launch NFT and NFT trading market. Source
  • Netmarble F&C has partnered with game engine Unity on the development of a metaverse platform. Source
  • Qualcomm announces $100M Snapdragon Metaverse fund. Source

Fundings

  • KlayCity closes $3.75m seed round led by Animoca Brands and Krust. Source
  • Distributed computing protocol Gensyn closes $6.5m seed round led by EdenBlock. Source
  • Meta-universe platform Oorbit closed $5m funding round with Mark Cuban and others. Source
  • Encrypted data company The TIE closed $9m series A funding round led by Blizzard. Source
  • DeFi protocol Struct Finance closes $3.9m seed round with Avalaunch and others. Source

Vitalik Buterin

Ethereum

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