Ethereum and Chainlink – Big Upgrades Ahead

Less than 2 weeks until The Ethereum Mainnet Merge, and expectations are high for Chainlink to launch Cross-Chain Interoperability Protocol (CCIP) and LINK Staking by the end of 2022.

Nomad Bridge Hacked, $190M Lost

Cross-chain bridges are juicy, juicy targets for hackers. The three largest DeFi exploits ever were bridges. Now, Nomad joins the ranks. The Nomad Bridge was hacked on August 1st, 2022 for a catastrophic loss of over $190M USD worth of tokens. Nomad was the canonical bridge for Evmos, Moonbeam, and Milkomeda chains. If you have … Read more

Goerli: The Final Testnet

The Ethereum Mainnet merge with the Beacon Chain will bring the end of Proof-of-Work for Ethereum and execute the permanent transition to Proof-of-Stake. The final testnet merge that stands in the way of Ethereum’s merge is the Goerli merge.

Minecraft Bans NFTs, Sending Projects Into Freefall

The black swan has come for Minecraft-based NFTs. Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, stated in a press release today that NFT integration with the game “…are generally not something we will support or allow”. What exactly this means is not totally clear yet, but the release specifically mentions that worlds, skins, items, or other assets … Read more

Vyper for Beginners — Functions

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Welcome back to Vyper for Beginners! This lesson is dedicated to functions. Vyper for Beginners Series Part 1 — Introduction Part 2 — Toolkit Part 3 — Variables, Flow Control, Functions, Hello World! Part 4 — Interfaces Part 5 — Dynamic Arrays Part 6 — Structs and Mappings Part 7 — Functions Functions Functions are … Read more

Breaking: Harmony Blockchain Bridges Hacked For $100M Loss

It’s happened again, folks – another bridge has been hacked. Bridges between blockchains are prime targets for attackers due to their architecture, and hackers have been absolutely rinsing them lately. This attack brings the total funds lost from bridges in 2022 alone up to a staggering $1B+ total. The Harmony bridge was hacked earlier today, … Read more

Buying the Dip?

The crypto bear market has brought many surprises leaving investors wondering when to start buying again. Who is buying this dip?