Sam Kessler

Sam  Kessler

Sam is a reporter at CoinDesk focused on technology, DeFi and DAOs. He formerly led the Harvard Political Review and has a background in computer science and the technology industry. Sam owns ETH, BTC and MATIC.

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The =nil; Foundation Says Its New Software Is Rocket Fuel for Zero-Knowledge Developers
The firm has already raised $22 million to build a suite of zero-knowledge developer tools.
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Wormhole Wins Vote to Be Uniswap’s Designated Bridge to BNB Chain
Uniswap aims to deploy its version 3 decentralized exchange on BNB Chain before its business source license expires on April 1. LayerZero, a target of recent criticism for under-publicized security risks, finished second in the voting.
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Bridge Platform LayerZero Denies Allegations It Kept ‘Backdoor’ Secret
The allegations from the head of Nomad, a LayerZero competitor, come just before Uniswap votes on whether to partner with LayerZero.
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Secret Blockchain Suffers Departures as Foundation Head's $2M-Plus Dividend Sparks Outcry
Several validators have paused operations on the privacy-focused Secret Network in recent weeks, which could spell trouble for the blockchain’s survival.
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The Money in Ethereum's Middleware: Can Flashbots Still Call Itself a 'Public Good'?
Should a “public good” have a $1 billion valuation?
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Stellar Foundation Nicked by Genesis Bankruptcy With $13M Claim
The Stellar Development Foundation was revealed to be among the bankrupt crypto lending desk’s largest creditors.
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The =nil; Foundation Raises $22M to Build Marketplace for Zero-Knowledge Proofs
The funding round led by Polychain Capital aims to make zero-knowledge projects more decentralized, and easier to build.
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What Ethereum Tech Trends Are Weathering the Bear Market?
Zero-knowledge, staking and MEV are among the core tech concepts that have continued to attract attention amid the market slump.
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Ethereum Startup Obol Labs Raises $12.5M to Decentralize Validators
Co-led by Pantera and Archetype, the funding round is targeted toward building out distributed validator technology (DVT) on Ethereum.
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El nuevo producto de MetaMask sumará staking líquido a través de Lido y Rocket Pool
La mejora llega dos meses antes de que se lleve a cabo una actualización de Ethereum que permitirá a los usuarios retirar su ETH en stake.
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