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CoinMarketCap Integrates Uniswap For Ethereum-Based Token Swaps

  • CMC's Ethereum-based token pages now include a token swap icon, enabling them to connect a wallet and swap between ERC-20 tokens.
  • While Uniswap was chosen as the first DEX to be integrated into the website, CMC has hinted there are more to follow.

Bank of Israel Using Ethereum in Digital Shekel Trial

  • Sources close to the matter revealed that the trial was carried out on Ethereum.
  • Deputy Governor Abir still remains skeptical about the release of the digital shekel in the next five years.

Infura, Truffle, MetaMask to Support Optimistic Ethereum

  • ConsenSys' developer tools will support the upcoming Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum.
  • Infura and Truffle will enable developers to launch Solidity contracts on Optimistic Ethereum.

Wirex Migrates a Portion of WXT to Ethereum

  • A fifth of WXT's total supply (2 billion tokens) will be moved from Stellar to Ethereum.
  • The move is part of Wirex's wider plan to widen access to DeFi and boost crypto adoption.

Uniswap V3 Now Live on Ethereum Mainnet

  • The largest feature of V3 is "concentrated liquidity", which enables liquidity providers to make markets within customized price ranges.
  • The feature also aggregates individual positions into a single pool, forming one combined curve for users to trade against.

S&P Launches BTC, ETH Crypto Indexes

  • SPBTC and SPETH will be tied to Bitcoin and Ethereum respectively, while SPCMC will follow the performance of both assets.
  • The indices were launched on Monday using reference and pricing data from partner firm Lukka.

Ledger Nano S Now Supports Ethereum 2.0

  • The update brings support for EIP2333, enabling users to sign deposit contract transactions for Ethereum 2.0 directly on the Nano S.
  • Other features in version 2.0.0 are geared towards improving the UI and UX.

OpenEthereum Experiencing Sync Issues Amid Berlin Upgrade

  • Shortly after the Berlin upgrade was activated, the Ethereum software client malfunctioned, and is now stuck on block 12,244,294.
  • Popular crypto companies, such as Coinbase and Ledger, are now experiencing issues with their ETH and ETC-20 services.

1inch Network Optimized For The Berlin Hard Fork

  • 1inch optimized its smart contracts to avoid suffering from increased costs brought on by the Berlin hard fork.
  • One of the EIPs incorporated in the fork could triple the cost for swapping tokens on DEXs.

Optimism Mainnet Upgrade to Erase Transaction History

  • The Optimism team decided to pursue a "regenesis" of the network to prepare for the July mainnet launch.
  • The upgrade will not affect funds, but will remove all transaction history before the regenesis.