Crypto is full of complex and competing narratives – filled with new technology, new ideas, new words and even new worlds. Blockworks explains the parts that tell the bigger story.
Proof of reserves is an attempt by exchanges to reassure their customers — but they have a long way to go
If crypto is to evolve, more people need to learn that exchanges are not necessarily the safest place for their assets – and their data safety is paramount.
The debate on Ethereum decentralization surged after the blockchain’s transition to proof-of-stake in September
SubDAOs and MetaDAOs may be in the cards for many protocols as they scale, but implementation is still an issue
A years-long monero malware campaign has been detected for the first time inside fake Google apps placed prominently in search results
US sanctions on Tornado Cash smart contracts have created new regulatory challenges for crypto mixers and privacy coins
Impermanent loss is when a token’s price change causes your share in a liquidity pool to be worth less than the present value of your deposit. It is considered impermanent because you can recover the loss if the token pair returns to the initial exchange rate. — Amberdata
GameFi is the integration of gaming and finance and is often framed as an essential stepping stone to the metaverse. We sat down with Blockworks reporter Ornella Hernandez to ask if current market conditions have changed this thesis.
Tether whales rushed to redeem $16 billion in USDT following the collapse of Terra’s algorithmic stablecoin, rivaling history’s largest bank runs
Today, bitcoin mining is barely profitable. Costs are too high and rewards are too low for most miners.
In response to the growing concerns around crypto lending yields, many are seeking out staking as an alternative
Wrapped tokens offer cross-chain liquidity, unlocking capital efficiency and enabling diverse investment instruments across most chains
An eagerly anticipated consensus shift to proof-of-stake will take a few months longer, but the path is becoming clearer by the day
How to get started in crypto as an institutional investor, sponsored by Cryptex Finance
Some assume blockchains are decentralized by default, but decentralization is a spectrum, and some platforms are more decentralized than others