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OG Bitcoin L2 Stacks Is Getting a Major Overhaul
The Nakamoto update will decouple block production from Bitcoin itself, solving the problem of network congestion Stacks has had since it launched its mainnet in 2021.
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Chainlink co-founder Sergey Nazarov speaks at the project's SmartCon conference this week in Barcelona. (Chainlink)
Chainlink Aims to Make Transfers Across Blockchains Safer with New Bridge App 'Transporter'
"Having a secure way to move both value and data across chains is something the blockchain industry has needed for years," Chainlink co-founder Sergey Nazarov said.
Chainlink co-founder Sergey Nazarov speaks at the project's SmartCon conference this week in Barcelona. (Chainlink)

Man typing on a keyboard. (Shutterstock)
Socket, Bungee Restart Operations After Apparent $3.3M Exploit
The platform experienced a security incident late Tuesday that affected wallets with infinite approvals to Socket contracts, developers said.
Man typing on a keyboard. (Shutterstock)

Cross-chain bridge attacks equal $2B in 2022 (Charlie Green/Unsplash)
Orbit Chain Loses $81M in Cross-Chain Bridge Exploit
The hacked funds remain "unmoved" according to Orbit Chain.
Cross-chain bridge attacks equal $2B in 2022 (Charlie Green/Unsplash)

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The Death of Compromise, and a Way Forward for Crypto
Lessons for TradFi and DeFi from some toppled LEGO.
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Socket co-founders, Rishabh Khurana and Vaibhav Chellani (Socket)
Coinbase, Framework Venture Funds Invest $5M in Socket Protocol, in Bet on Blockchain Interoperability
The fundraise comes as "cross-chain" protocols from the companies including LayerZero and Chainlink have attracted investors, despite the bear market – assuming a future where...
Socket co-founders, Rishabh Khurana and Vaibhav Chellani (Socket)

SYNUSD price chart (TradingView)
DeFi Protocol Synapse Responds to Selling Pressure With 17% Bounce
Synapse's SYN token recovered its losses after 9 million were sold by a liquidity provider identified as Nima Capital by the protocol.
SYNUSD price chart (TradingView)

Connext bridge airdrop hit by sybil attack. (Charlie Green/Unsplash)
Connext Airdrop Marred by $38K Sybil Bot Attack
As many as 57,000 unique wallets registered for the airdrop.
Connext bridge airdrop hit by sybil attack. (Charlie Green/Unsplash)

Cross-chain bridge attacks equal $2B in 2022 (Charlie Green/Unsplash)
Crypto Lender Exactly Hit by $12M Bridge Exploit
The protocol becomes the latest in a long line of firms to be struck by a hack involving a cross-chain bridge.
Cross-chain bridge attacks equal $2B in 2022 (Charlie Green/Unsplash)

The Shiba Inu-themed blockchain is testing a bridge to Ethereum. (Payless Images)
Shibarium Blockchain's Ethereum Bridge Goes Live for Testing as SHIB Tries to Shed Meme Coin Tag
The Shiba Inu-based layer 2 blockchain is expected to start operations next month.
The Shiba Inu-themed blockchain is testing a bridge to Ethereum. (Payless Images)