NYAG announced details about its settlement with bankrupt lender Genesis on Monday

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The $948 million of inflows from May 13 to May 17 roughly equaled the net money that left the fund category over the five prior weeks
Humanity Protocol also announced a $30 million round, giving the Worldcoin competitor a $1 billion valuation
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A Goldman Sachs alum will take over as CEO in August
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And, the US Congress drew headlines last week as it moved crypto-friendly regulation to completion

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Loss-versus-rebalancing (LVR) is arguably Ethereum DeFi’s biggest problem, and thus reducing LVR is fundamental to the success of Ethereum. This report dives into the world of LVR. We uncover its importance for AMM designers, discuss the two major mechanism design categories and various projects developing solutions, and offer a higher level perspective on the importance of AMMs in general.

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When L3s started trending, they were met with initial skepticism — but as more use cases emerge, the clearer their need becomes

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The memecoin platform is already back online, and Solana hit a monthly high following the exploit

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Bitcoin was up around 2% over the past 24 hours at time of publication, according to data from Coinbase, to hit its highest price since late April

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It’s in the best interest of our elected officials to cultivate that interest in crypto and incorporate these voters into a long-term political strategy

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The courts adjourned the trials against Binance and Tigran Gambaryan until May 22 and May 23

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Industry players have started realizing high-performance computing-related revenues as they buy Nvidia GPUs and secure customer deals

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The Alpha of AMM Design is LVR

Blockworks Research

Loss-versus-rebalancing (LVR) is arguably Ethereum DeFi’s biggest problem, and thus reducing LVR is fundamental to the success of Ethereum. This report dives into the world of LVR. We uncover its importance for AMM designers, discuss the two major mechanism design categories and various projects developing solutions, and offer a higher level perspective on the importance of AMMs in general.
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Across Protocol: Based on Intents

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The Across protocol emerges as a dominant bridge within the Ethereum and L2 ecosystem, settling notable volumes with low latency, low fees, and no slippage. Across seeks to expand beyond just bridging as an application, to ultimately become modular, optimistic middleware for settling generalizable cross-chain intents.
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Compute DePINs: Paths to Adoption in an AI-Dominated Market

Blockworks Research

Compute DePINs are one of the best positioned verticals in crypto for mass adoption as AI compute demand has exposed structural inefficiencies in the cloud computing and leading-edge compute markets. These structural inefficiencies could last for years, as concentrated and technically complex supply chains are moving too slowly to meet the insatiable demand for compute, and the step function growth in demand for AI compute sustains.
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Polygon Protocol Governance Call (PPGC) #19

Blockworks Research

On May 4, 2024, Polygon developers met for the Polygon Protocol Governance Call (PPGC) #19 to discuss and finalize inclusions for the upcoming hard fork. The main focus was on PIP 22, PIP 36, PIP 30, and increasing the minimum gas price. With the inclusion list finalized, Polygon will target shipping these changes at the end of May or early June depending on testnet deployment timelines. The next PPGC meeting is tentatively scheduled for May 30 but may shift a week or two to align with the rollout.
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