DappRadar and LayerZero launch chain-agnostic staking token

DappRadar and omnichain interoperability protocol LayerZero have launched a new token to enable cross-chain staking across multiple blockchains and Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)-compatible networks — a move designed to minimize fees and increase access to staking opportunities. The functionality for the newly launched RADAR token is provided through a set of smart contracts, DappRadar said. … Read more

Ethereum devs tip The Merge will occur in August ‘if everything goes to plan’

Ethereum’s long-awaited migration to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism, which has been pushed back time and time again, looks set to occur sometime in August. Hopefully.  Preston Van Loon, a core developer of the Ethereum (ETH) network, told attendees at the Permissionless conference that the transition, known as the Merge, would occur sometime in August … Read more

NEAR developers to get seamless Web3 app deployment with Pocket Network

Pocket Network (POKT), a relay infrastructure middleware protocol, announced a service integration to improve the network bandwidth of NEAR blockchain while enabling faster deployment times for Web3 developers. According to Pocket Network, the latest integration with NEAR allows native developers to deploy their applications on other supported blockchains, including Ethereum, Solana, Fuse, Avalanche, Harmony and … Read more

Polygon and others extend helping hand to Terra blockchain projects

Numerous developers have been left in uncertainty in the aftermath of the Terra (LUNA) collapse. These Terra-based projects, which are already under a lot of pressure, may be able to save their communities and projects by migrating to other networks. In a move that is expected to benefit both the Polygon (MATIC) community and Terra … Read more

Nym Technologies raises $300M to advance internet privacy, sending token price up

Swiss privacy startup Nym Technologies announced it has secured $300 million in commitments from venture capital partners in support of the NYM Innovation Fund. Nym intends to issue grants to developers and incentivize them to build on top of Nym’s decentralized infrastructure. This funding comes a couple of weeks after its native token NYM launched … Read more