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Optimism Network’s Total Locked Volume Rises to $771 Million
According to L2BEAT data, as of now, the total locked position on Ethereum Layer 2 is 3.86 billion US dollars. In the past 7 days, it has fallen by 2.5%. Among them, Arbitrum, the expansion plan with the highest amount of locked positions, is about 1.98 billion US dollars, accounting for 51.25%. Followed by Optimism, the lock-up volume is 771 million US dollars, an increase of 3.31% in the past 7 days, accounting for 19.94%. dYdX occupies the third place, with a lock-up volume of USD 615 million, accounting for 15.91%.
The Ethereum network has currently destroyed more than 2.5137 million ETH
According to Ultrasound data, up to now, the Ethereum network has destroyed a total of 2,513,721.69 ETH. Among them, ETHtransfers destroyed 232,145.21 ETH, OpenSea destroyed 230,049.97 ETH, and UniswapV2 destroyed 134,465.10 ETH. Note: Since EIP-1559 was introduced in the upgrade of Ethereum London, the Ethereum network will dynamically adjust the BaseFee of each transaction according to the transaction demand and block size, and this part of the fee will be directly burned and destroyed.
【 Regulatory News 】
BitMEX to Ban Russian Citizens from EU-wide Access to the Exchange on July 11
Watcher.Guru said on social media that BitMEX will reportedly ban Russian citizens and residents from accessing the exchange within the European Union on July 11.
The central bank's digital currency research institute applies for a "smart contract" patent
According to news on July 5, recently, the application practice of digital renminbi combined with smart contracts has received widespread attention. According to public data, the Digital Currency Research Institute of the People's Bank of China has applied for 8 patents with the word "smart contract" in the title, most of which were applied in 2021, and most of the technologies covered are the underlying technical solutions of smart contracts, including the registration of smart contracts method and execution method. According to industry experts, by loading smart contracts on the digital renminbi, while expanding the digital renminbi payment scenario, it can realize payment "customization" and provide more convenient payment tools for ordinary people.
Celsius repays 34.4 million DAI again, and the liquidation price has dropped to $2,722
On July 6th, on-chain data showed that the encrypted lending platform Celsius Network once again repaid 34.4 million DAI to the decentralized lending protocol Maker, lowering the WBTC liquidation price to $2,722.06. Since July 1, Celsius has repaid $183 million in mortgage debt to Maker and released 2,000 WBTC of collateral assets from Maker. Celsius still owes Maker 41 million DAI loans, and currently has about 22,000 WBTC (worth approximately $440 million) as collateral for these loans.
The total transaction volume of NFT fantasy football game Sorare led by Softbank exceeded 300 million US dollars
According to the latest data from cryptoslam, the total transaction volume of the NFT fantasy football game Sorare has exceeded 300 million US dollars, a record high. At the time of writing this article, it was 349,459,800 US dollars, with a total transaction volume of 2,685,832 transactions. Sorare completed Series B financing of US$680 million at a valuation of US$4.3 billion in September last year. The leading investor is the Japanese investment giant SoftBank Group. The participating investors include Atomico, D1Capital, BessemerVentures, Eurazeo, IVP, Hillhouse, Liontree, Accel, Benchmark, Headline, and many stars.
Crescent completes $5 million pre-seed round of financing, Anchorage Digital CEO participates in the investment
Crescent, a cryptocurrency-based financial technology startup, announced the completion of a $5 million pre-seed round of financing, with a group of angel investors and founders including Anchorage Digital CEO Nathan McCauley participating. Crescent's cash management platform can help businesses easily deploy idle funds, and currently offers USDC-backed ROI and FDIC-backed ROI, enabling businesses to use cash more efficiently. They will use this financing to expand their user base and expand their functionality suite, and building automation integration libraries.
McKinsey: Already $120 Billion Invested in the Metaverse by 2022
Jinse Finance reported that according to McKinsey's latest report "Value Creation in the Virtual World", in 2022, the world's interest in the metaverse vertical field will surge, and there will be Web3 investment news and new NFT product lines launched almost every week. More than $120 billion has been invested in the Metaverse, more than double the $57 billion invested in 2021. In the relevant investment, investors are mainly divided into 3 categories, namely: large technology companies (such as Meta, Microsoft, Nvidia, Apple and Google), venture capital companies (Paradigam, Coatue, Yuga Labs, etc.), and enterprises and brand owners .
The former head of TikTok's game department launched the blockchain game startup Meta0 and raised funds by issuing Token
Jason Fung, the former head of the game department of the short video giant TikTok, said in an interview that he launched a blockchain game startup as one of the co-founders. The new company is called Meta0. He said that if you look at any development When gamers implement NFTs or blockchains in their games, they have to choose a blockchain, be it Polygon or Solana or BNB Chain. But imagine a more interoperable option. Additionally, the founding team of Meta0 includes six members in addition to the two co-founders, and the company has completed its first round of funding. Feng, the company’s other founder, declined to disclose details of the other co-founder, the rest of the team or the investment. He said the company is looking to raise capital through a token offering as well as from venture capitalists and strategic investors.
The real-time burning volume of BNB exceeded 100,000
According to BNBBurn.info, the real-time burning volume of BNB exceeded 100,000, and currently reaches 100,145.59. The real-time destruction mechanism of BNB was proposed by BEP95, which is similar to the current destruction mechanism of Ethereum.
Jim Cramer: Encryption has no value, NFT is a bad asset
WatcherGuru tweeted that CNBC host Jim Cramer said that crypto has no real value, and NFT is a bad asset.
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ANTMINER E9 will go on sale on July 6th at 9:00 am EST
Antminer announced on social media that ANTMINER E9 will go on sale at 9:00 am on July 6 (Eastern Time). For the Ethash algorithm of ETH/ETC, E9 is equivalent to 25 RTX 3080 graphics cards.
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