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Ethereum Software Firm ConsenSys Co-Launches Ethereum Climate Platform
The initiative aims to address Ethereum’s excess energy consumption before it went through the Merge.
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Binance Launches Native Oracle Network, Starting With BNB Chain
The exchange said its oracle service will directly benefit some 1,400 applications running on BNB Chain.
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Block Subsidiary Spiral, Mining Tech Firm Braiins Spearhead Push for Bitcoin Mining Upgrades
The firms are part of a working group pushing for the adoption of Stratum V2, which promises to increase the Bitcoin network's censorship resistance and decentralization.
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Why Would Anyone Take a College Course on Urbit?
Neal Davis taught the first graduate-level seminar on the controversial computing platform Urbit. Here’s why.
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CDCROP: Chief scientist at IOG Aggelos Kiayias (Provided)
Cardano’s Vasil Upgrade Marks an Important Milestone in the Blockchain’s Evolution
The chief scientist at IOG, Aggelos Kiayias, explains why Cardano has re-thought smart contracts and how it prioritizes security over speed.
CDCROP: Chief scientist at IOG Aggelos Kiayias (Provided)

An attacker behind one of Cream Finance’s several exploits converted some $1.3 million in stolen funds today. (Marstourist/Pixabay)
Cream Finance Exploiter Converts $1.75M in Stolen Funds to Bitcoin
The decentralized finance application has been exploited three times since it went live in 2020.
An attacker behind one of Cream Finance’s several exploits converted some $1.3 million in stolen funds today. (Marstourist/Pixabay)

CDCROP: NEAR co-founder Illia Polosukhin (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Near Blockchain Moves Ahead With Phase One of Sharding Upgrade
As a part of Near’s four-step plan to shard the network over the next year, the protocol will introduce 200 new validators.
CDCROP: NEAR co-founder Illia Polosukhin (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Statue of Liberty in blocks (Kunal Patil via Unsplash)
Digital Liberation: How Blockchain Can Be Sexy (and Safe)
Tech is changing the way individuals live and innovate. How will this affect "the oldest profession," sex work? This article is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week.
CDCROP: Statue of Liberty in blocks (Kunal Patil via Unsplash)

Cross-chain bridge attacks equal $2B in 2022
'Copycats' Stole $88M During Nomad Exploit by Copying Attacker's Code: Coinbase
Over 88% of the addresses involved in the $190 million Nomad attack likely belonged to users copying a code that was initially used by the exploiters.
Cross-chain bridge attacks equal $2B in 2022

CDCROP: Time on clock stop by nail delay concept (Dimj/Shutterstock)
Cardano's Vasil Upgrade Is Delayed Again for More Testing
The hard fork has been pushed back by at least “a few more weeks” until testing is complete, developers said.
CDCROP: Time on clock stop by nail delay concept (Dimj/Shutterstock)