- The Final Countdown to the Ethereum Merge Has Officially Begun
- Snippet: Ethereum’s Bellatrix upgrade, the network's final hard fork before the Merge, went live successfully. The upgrade prepares the Proof of Stake Beacon Chain, also called Consensus layer, for a Merge with the mainnet Execution layer, which is expected to happen sometime between Sep. 13 and 16.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/CoinDesk/status/1567117291929702402?s=20&t=oV0T5fx-KVlH_xGe6Mhavg
- Article: https://www.coindesk.com/tech/2022/09/06/the-final-countdown-to-the-ethereum-merge-has-officially-begun/
- Crypto Custody Technology Firm Fireblocks Adds Support for Solana Blockchain’s DeFi, NFT, Gaming Apps
- Snippet: Cryptocurrency custody technology provider Fireblocks has begun offering support for the Solana blockchain’s ecosystem of DeFi developers, NFT applications and other Web3 activities.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/CoinDesk/status/1564568884878901248?s=20&t=AA6FB-HSqp7xF70C_1szsA
- Article: https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/08/30/crypto-custody-firm-fireblocks-adds-support-for-solana-blockchains-defi-nft-gaming-apps/
- Coinbase Cloud launches Solana Archival Nodes to empower the Solana developer community
- Snippet: Coinbase Cloud is expanding their dedicated Solana infrastructure offering to include Solana Archival Nodes, which can query information about every slot since genesis. These queries can be used to derive historical address balances, as well as build custom indexers and analytics products.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/ViktorBunin/status/1566901748345749505?s=20&t=AA6FB-HSqp7xF70C_1szsA
- Article: https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-cloud-launches-solana-archival-nodes-to-empower-the-solana-developer-community-a42df0527213
- Robinhood Launches Deposits and Withdrawals for MATIC on the Polygon Network
- Snippet: Robinhood, the popular stock and crypto investing platform in the US, launched support for deposits and withdrawals of MATIC on Polygon, allowing users to benefit from faster transaction speeds and lower fees.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/0xPolygon/status/1565117794810793984?s=20&t=0p16LfWWKodBRinJF1RsNQ
- Article: https://blog.polygon.technology/robinhood-launches-deposits-and-withdrawals-for-matic-on-the-polygon-network
- Juno partners with Polygon to enable on-ramps from checking account, Venmo, and Cash App
- Snippet: Juno App and Juno Pay now support instant on-ramps to USDC on Polygon. With this partnership, users will witness one of the best experiences accessing web3 on Polygon.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/0xPolygon/status/1568317302759690241?s=20&t=0iCFaz92ooA6-64QBbypmQ
- Article: https://juno.finance/blog/Juno-partners-with-Polygon-to-enable-on-ramps
- New Canvas to Launch Lustration NFT and Social Token on Polygon
- Snippet: The XR media company, New Canvas,has chosen Polygon as its platform to launch an upcoming NFT and Social token drop for its Lustration project, an award-winning animated VR series that takes place in the fictional afterworld, The Between.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/polygonstudios/status/1565281515667218432?s=20&t=EjP4b_fBh05_qSYs0HEXIw
- Article: https://blog.polygon.technology/new-canvas-to-launch-lustration-nft-and-social-token-on-polygon
- Cardano’s Vasil hard fork upgrade confirmed for Sept. 22
- Snippet: Cardano’s Vasil hard fork has been confirmed to happen on Sep. 22. The upgrade will bring improvements to Cardano’s smart contract platform, Plutus, allowing developers to create more powerful and efficient dApps on the blockchain.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/CardanoFeed/status/1566715885116694529?s=20&t=fr4U_5NflRhFq0a744vwXQ
- Article: https://cardanofeed.com/cardano-s-vasil-hard-fork-upgrade-confirmed-for-sept-22-115531.html
- Cardano Coming to World’s Biggest DApp Store
- Snippet: Lithuania-based service DappRadar has announced support for Cardano, a popular proof-of-stake blockchain.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/CardanoFeed/status/1567075823227633665?s=20&t=p_KGmWKrJpuAfUG6sFYnjw
- Article: https://twitter.com/CardanoFeed/status/1567075823227633665?s=20&t=p_KGmWKrJpuAfUG6sFYnjwhttps://cardanofeed.com/cardano-coming-to-world-s-biggest-dapp-store-115943.html
- KuCoin Partners with Bit.Country to Launch KuCoin Metaverse
- Snippet: Bit.Country & Metaverse.Network, a parachain on Kusama, announced it is partnering with KuCoin to launch a metaverse.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/polkadotnews/status/1564272584031698947?s=20&t=lD_MfKZrZ4kcVRS9AzaUFA
- Article: https://medium.com/bit-country/kucoin-partners-with-bit-country-to-launch-kucoin-metaverse-8fcaabccf16d
- Aventus Network wins Polkadot’s latest parachain slot
- Snippet: Aventus Network wins Polkadot’s latest parachain slot
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/polkadotnews/status/1567113713655635969?s=20&t=lD_MfKZrZ4kcVRS9AzaUFA
- Interchain Developer Academy
- Snippet: Applications are open to join the latest cohort of the Interchain Developer Academy, a self-paced, 7-week training program covering the core aspects of the Cosmos ecosystem. The program is expected to start in December 2022.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/cosmos/status/1565338774162182146?s=20&t=EqAMg3xM0i6nqwLLxd5MpA
- Loop Finance now supports Juno
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/coinhall_org/status/1567133965047193603?s=20&t=-xsfPqK0rxqNXKSQlVKhXA
- Abstract launches on Juno Network
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/JunoNetwork/status/1566892029023485954?s=20&t=-xsfPqK0rxqNXKSQlVKhXA
- CypherD Wallet Has Come to EVMOS!
- Snippet: The CypherD crypto wallet has arrived to the Evmos ecosystem, having already launched support for several other popular EVM destinations. CypherD Wallet has launched with 3 major features for EVMOS users: EVMOS Native Staking, 1-Click Support for Swapping IBC Assets and In-App Bridge to move assets between EVM Chains and EVMOS.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/EvmosOrg/status/1567219417062469632?s=20&t=7KjAOSCArQ9jvKyR_C1z9A
- Article: https://medium.com/evmos/cypherd-wallet-has-come-to-evmos-3ee0e0fe6903
- Leading Cybersecurity Company Sayfer Integrates Tezos
- Snippet: Tezos Israel has announced that Sayfer will begin to provide Tezos smart contract auditing services to expand the ecosystem partners available to provide Tezos technical services.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/TezosIsrael/status/1567126331858493441?s=20&t=9p40P5XEM1WtX-c9-eSgtA
- Article: https://binbits.com/leading-cybersecurity-company-sayfer-integrates-tezos/
- Ticketmaster taps the Flow blockchain to let event organizers issue NFTs tied to tickets
- Snippet: Ticketmaster will now let event organizers issue NFTs tied to tickets on the Flow blockchain.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/skasriel/status/1565389643410919424?s=20&t=3ywNRwlCqatMEhFZIelbnw
- Article: https://techcrunch.com/2022/08/31/ticketmaster-taps-the-flow-blockchain-to-let-event-organizers-issue-nfts-tied-to-tickets/
- Related tweet: https://twitter.com/decryptmedia/status/1564961737362870273?s=20&t=3ywNRwlCqatMEhFZIelbnw
- Related article: https://decrypt.co/108627/ticketmaster-chooses-dapper-labs-flow-blockchain-for-nft-tickets
- Persistence x Axelar Partner to Implement Cross-chain Messaging
- Snippet: Persistence and Axelar partner to implement cross-chain messaging.
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/PersistenceOne/status/1565716714184183812?s=20&t=L8niKjIpmfqge448qL9Y6g
- Article: https://blog.persistence.one/2022/09/02/persistence-x-axelar-partner-to-implement-cross-chain-messaging-bridging/
- Iris Network Proposal #17 Uptick & IRISnet NFT Collection Launchpad Event, recently passed
- Tweet: https://twitter.com/uptickproject/status/1565188565709234177?s=20&t=y-opZSJj7trRuLxXvLXJ5w