Funding Wrap: Metaverse and Web3 Gaming Still Hits With VCs
By / September 12, 2022, 8:00 am EDT

… angel investors also took part in the round.

In its current state, SpiceAI platform is a query interface integrated with GitHub and gives developers access to data from various protocols.

Other noteworthy raises last week include:

Web3 UX startup Slide secures …

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Web3 Startup SpiceAI Cooks Up $13.5M Raise To Make Data More Accessible
By / September 7, 2022, 10:34 am EDT

… Lab. Angel investors participating in the round include Shane Mac, the co-founder of XMTP, and Thomas Dohmke, CEO of GitHub.

SpiceAI was founded in June 2021 by Microsoft and GitHub alumni Luke Kim and Phillip LeBlanc. The pair wanted to …

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A16z Creates NFT Licensing Framework to Standardize Collectors’ Rights
By / August 31, 2022, 2:06 pm EDT

… were developed in partnership between a16z Crypto and the law firms Latham & Watkins LLP and DLA Piper LLP. Available on GitHub, NFT projects are able to add a reference to a specific license directly into a smart contract.

The “Can’t …

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Wallets Banned by Uniswap Labs for Alleged Crimes
By / August 22, 2022, 6:01 am EDT

… a program of manually hard-coding a list of blocked addresses, a screenshot of Uniswap’s engineer Jordan Frankfurt on GitHub shows.

The decentralized exchange developer shared the logs of the 253 addresses from its server on Friday, shortly before making …

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DeFi Web Apps Block Users Hit by Tornado Cash 'Dust Attack'
By and / August 15, 2022, 9:56 am EDT

… the chilling effects of this choice: the open source code used to run Tornado.cash has been taken down from Github,” the group said. “Unfortunately it seems that such an effect is exactly what the US government was seeking.”

Commonplace sanctioning …

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Torn by US Sanctions, Tornado Cash Token Tumbles
By / August 12, 2022, 12:56 pm EDT

… channel, and its governance forums and Github pages have likewise been censored.

Tornado Cash Discord server was also deleted like it never existed.— 1-Waleed.eth (BULLSEYE🎯) (@Waleed_Eth) August 12, 2022

Centralized cryptocurrency application programming interface (API) and …

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Netherlands Arrests Suspected Tornado Cash Dev Days After US Sanctions
By / August 12, 2022, 6:21 am EDT

… quickly went dark after major Ethereum node provider Infura pulled the plug, with its website is now offline. Code repository GitHub also shut down Tornado Cash’s account. Tornado Cash’s native token, TORN, has collapsed 40% since the sanctions were …

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Treasury's Tornado Cash Sanctions Have Companies Stepping Back From Users
By / August 8, 2022, 5:54 pm EDT

The US Treasury Department sanctioned Tornado Cash and related wallets Monday, prompting some companies to suspend accounts and freeze assets
Roman Semenov, one of the three founders of Tornado Cash, said his GitHub account was suspended

In the hours after the …

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DeFi Is Betting Big on ‘Zero Knowledge’ — Is the Technology Ready?
By / July 22, 2022, 3:23 pm EDT

… 2022

But, some question if Polygon’s code is as “full-featured” as advertised. The prover code Polygon uploaded to GitHub is not fully functional. Sources familiar with the technology expressed doubt about Polygon’s code, with one questioning Polygon’s …

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Ex-Wall Street Employees Among Those Jilted by Coinbase
By / June 10, 2022, 6:00 am EDT

… its legal and compliance teams with hires from Robinhood and Gemini. Software engineers from Amazon, Flipkart, Walmart, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, GitHub, Netflix and Chewy are also on the list of rescinded offers.

Coinbase’s Chief People Officer LJ Brock said in …

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