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Three Arrows Capital co-founder Su Zhu claims he’s abandoning Ethereum, DeFrag launches a lending protocol for NFT-backed loans, Polygon submits a proposal to deploy Uniswap, and Rarible launches a new messaging feature.
ConstitutionDAO loses the auctioned U.S. Constitution to Citadel CEO Ken Griffin, TIME Magazine adds Ethereum to its balance sheets, Aave launches its institutional arm Aave Arc, and Connext Network adds support for Optimism.
ConstitutionDAO raises over $40 million, StarkWare releases StarkNet Alpha 4 on the Gorli testnet, ConsenSys raises $200 million, and Polygon commits $1 million to Gitcoin grants.
NFT aggregator Genie.xyz is now live for all users, Saddle Finance reveals the launch of its $SDL token airdrop, OKEx, Houbi Global, and Blockchain.com add support for zkSync, and Polygon reveals plans for a STARK-based EVM-compatible Rollup.
Paraswap launches its $PSP token airdrop, MetaMask works with Ledger to fix Chromium connectivity issues, Uniswap adds support for single basis point liquidity pools, and Argent releases its first StarkNet browser wallet.
Ethereum Name Service (ENS) launches its public token airdrop, Matter Labs raises $50 million in Series B funding, Coinbase releases a fully standalone browser extension wallet, and Apple CEO Tim Cook admits he owns Ethereum.
Axie Infinity launches a decentralized exchange, Loopring surges amid speculation of a GameStop partnership, Nethermind adds composability support to its Warp transpiler, and Immutable will soon power NFTs on mobile games across Facebook, TikTok, and Snapchat.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) will offer Ethereum micro futures next month, Ethereum Name Service (ENS) announces a governance token airdrop, and Coinbase launches crypto-backed loans of up to $1 million.
AnubisDAO investors get rugged out of $60 million, Cream Finance suffers it’s third hack, Uniswap surpasses $500 billion in total trading volume, and Devcon announces it’s sixth developer conference planned for Fall 2022.
A CryptoPunk sells for $500 million, Joe Biden’s spending package includes a section on digital assets, 95% of validators smoothly deployed the Altair beacon chain upgrade, and ImmutableX partners with ESL Gaming to launch CS:GO NFTs.
Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook will now be called Meta, Coinbase becomes #1 most popular application in the App Store, and Nifty Gateway launches an NFT aggregator to cross list from other marketplaces.
SuperRare surpasses $34 million in monthly trading volume, SuperFarm launches its NFT marketplace on ImmutableX, more than 8 million ETH is staked on Ethereum 2.0, and Arbitrum opens permissionless token bridging for all ethereum assets.
Reddit is looking to hire engineers to build its new NFT Platform, Mojito NFT commerce suite raises $20 million, 50% of stakers have upgraded for Ethereum Altair’s upgrade, and The Weekend joins Tom Brady’s NFT platform.
A hacker steals more than 87 ETH from members of the CreatureToadz NFT Discord channel, Andrew Yang reveals a 1-of-1 NFT drop, Animoca Brands raises $65 million, and WalletConnect releases a new dashboard for developers.
Facebook partners with Coinbase Custody for its new Novi wallet, Coinbase announces a multi-year partnership with the NBA, Obol Network raises a $6 million seed round, and NY’s Attorney General orders Nexo and Celsius to cease operations.