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Uniswap Users Rush to Claim Over 100K uni.eth Usernames

The Uniswap community is buzzing with excitement as over 100,000 uni.eth usernames have already been claimed. To secure your unique uni.eth username and personalize your profile, download the Uniswap mobile app today.

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Vitalik Buterin Expresses Shift in Confidence Regarding Layer 1 and Layer 2 Trade-offs

In a recent statement, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin revealed a significant shift in his perspective on the trade-offs between Layer 1 (L1) and Layer 2 (L2) solutions within blockchain technology. Buterin expressed that he now holds approximately three times less confidence in the concept of simplifying Layer 1 even if it means having more complex Layer 2 solutions. This sentiment marks a departure from his stance five years ago.

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Ethereum is The Most Decentralized Among Top Blockchains – Analyst

In a recent analysis, conducted by blockchain analysts, Ethereum emerges as the most decentralized among the top blockchains. This assessment comes as a result of evaluating various key factors contributing to decentralization across major blockchain networks. Ethereum’s robust network of validators, diverse client ecosystem, absence of permissioned elements, and active community participation contribute to its leading position in decentralization. This recognition underscores Ethereum’s resilience and underscores its pivotal role in the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem and broader blockchain landscape.

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FixFloat Exchange Reports Major Hack, Loss of Millions in Bitcoin and Ethereum

Cryptocurrency exchange FixFloat has disclosed a significant hack resulting in the loss of 409 Bitcoin (approximately $21.17 million) and 1,728 ETH (approximately $4.85 million). The stolen funds were transferred to suspicious addresses, prompting concerns over the platform’s security. While FixFloat confirmed the breach on Twitter, they have yet to provide detailed information, stating that they are actively working to address vulnerabilities and enhance security measures. Despite the setback, the exchange assures users that their service will soon be operational again, promising further updates on the investigation in due course.

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Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Sees AI-Assisted Use Case for Bug Detection

In a recent post on X, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin expressed his enthusiasm for the potential application of artificial intelligence (AI) in enhancing the formal verification of code and the detection of bugs. Buterin highlighted the critical importance of addressing technical risks within the Ethereum ecosystem, particularly the prevalence of bugs in code, which he identified as one of the network’s most significant challenges. The prospect of leveraging AI to assist in the formal verification process represents a promising development for Ethereum and the broader blockchain community.

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DWF Ventures Provides Insight into LRT Protocol Growth and Farming Opportunities

DWF Ventures delves into the rapid growth of the Liquid Restaking Token (LRT) protocol, revealing a staggering eightfold increase in Total Value Locked (TVL) to reach $3.3 billion over the past month. The overview encompasses statistics for 14 projects, including Etherfi, Puffer, and KelpDao, offering insights into assets, project stages, TVL metrics, and potential airdrop opportunities. With attention shifting back to Ethereum ahead of EIP-4844, the focus intensifies on @eigenlayer and restaking, paving the way for an exploration of the LRT ecosystem and emerging farming prospects.

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Ethereum Co-Founder Jeffrey Wilcke Transfers $38.27M in ETH to Kraken

According to data from Etherscan, Jeffrey Wilcke, one of Ethereum’s early co-founders, has recently made significant transfers of Ethereum (ETH) to the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken. The most recent transfer amounted to 10,000 ETH, valued at approximately $27.52 million. Just four days prior to this transaction, Wilcke transferred an additional 4,300 ETH, equivalent to $10.75 million, to Kraken. In total, Wilcke has transferred 14,300 ETH, totaling $38.27 million, to Kraken.

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Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Invested $200 Million in Bitcoin and ETH

Founders Fund, led by tech investor Peter Thiel, reportedly invested $200 million in Bitcoin and Ethereum last year, a move suggesting continued belief in the potential of cryptocurrencies despite recent market downturns. This news could boost investor confidence, but caution and individual research remain crucial in the volatile crypto space.

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Experimental ERC-404 Sector Plummets 29% in 24 Hours

The fledgling ERC-404 sector faces a harsh reality check as its market capitalization drops a staggering 29% in the last 24 hours,” according to data from Coingecko. Leading projects within the experimental Ethereum standard bear the brunt of the sell-off, with notable falls including PANDORA (down over 15%), DEFROGS (down over 22%), and RUG (down over 38%).

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Crypto Lender Genesis Seeks Court Approval to Sell $1.6 Billion in Trust Assets

Bankrupt crypto lender Genesis Global Capital seeks court approval to sell $1.6 billion in trust assets, primarily comprising GBTC and ETHE shares, raising concerns about potential market impact and further fueling uncertainty within the crypto industry.

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