EtherWorld Weekly: Dec 14, 2020

AAVE v2 mainnet launch, Devfolio Ethereum fellowship, Aavegotchi launch date, Ethereum Push notification service, technology, trade, wallets, events, and more...

EtherWorld Weekly: Dec 14, 2020


Devfolio Ethereum Fellowship is accepting applications from India
Devfolio brings the eight-week-long second edition of Ethereum India Fellowship after the success of its first edition. The application closes on January 2, 2021. Apply Now!

Paxos submit an application to become the first digital asset custodian
This week, Paxos submitted an application to the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). If approved, Paxos will become the first digital asset custodian with a national trust bank charter.

Customers of top Indian banks doing business with cryptocurrency
According to a report, top Indian banking institutions such as State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Yes Bank are alleged, allowing customers to use their bank accounts for trading cryptocurrency.

AAVE v2 mainnet launch
Decentralized money market, AAVE launched its second version with improved features like gas optimization, credit delegation, stable interest rate and more...

Baseline protocol published commitment manager for an easy switch between clients
Baseline Protocol released a new key component called the Commitment Manager for allowing developers to switch between accessing private and public blockchains using different kinds of clients and gateways. The protocol will now be supported by Hyperledger Besu and Infura.

Yam Finance paired up with UMA platform
Yam Finance recently declared its collaboration with Universal Market Access contracts platform UMA platform along with announcing the creation of a new product suite called Degenerative Finance. This new suite of degen derivatives will begin with UMA’s recent uGas contract and expand into a variety of speculative and hedging products catered to the DeFi ecosystem.


JSON list of vulnerabilities to the codebase

Ethereum Core Devs Meeting 102 #228

Validated, staking on eth2: #6 - Perfect is the enemy of the good by Carl Beekhuizen

What’s New in Eth2 by Ben Edgington

Eth2.0 Staking - Failover & Dangers of Redundancy by Aditya Asgaonkar


EPNS: Providing notifications through blockchain
Ethereum Push Notification Service is an India- based blockchain startup that incentivizes both users and services to send and receive notifications on to their mobile devices.

Aavegotchi mainnet launch in Jan 2021!
Aavegotchi is all prepared for mainnet launch on January 4. The blockchain gaming platform combines DeFi with NFTs and digital gaming.


Trade and wallet

Curv teams up with Metamask to enable institutional access to Defi
Popular crypto wallet, Metamask and Curv partnered to allow institutions to invest in decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols with institutional-grade custody options.

Consensys introduces Metamask Swaps
New Metamask Swap will allow users to directly swap tokens from their wallet. Consensys developed this feature with AirSwap enabling any Web3 or DeFi user to easily access the tokens they need for the sites they use.

A new scam, 'Rotten Seed Phrases' emerged
In a rotten seed phrase attack, a malicious website mimics the website of the wallet the user is trying to install. Metamask has come up with a new software update to help its customers to prevent the attack.

Coinbase adds support for Filecoin
Coinbase announced to support Filecoine (FIL) on its platform. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store FIL.


Teku: Checkpoint Sync demo and explanation

The Global Game of Crypto

StarkWare launched StarkEx 2.0

Defending Crypto from the STABLE Act


एथ2 इम्प्लीमेंटर्स कॉल # 53 (2020-12-03)

#१५५९ की स्थिति - अपडेट ००४ (हिंदी अनुवाद)

Events and seminars

January 19: UNLOCK Blockchain Forum

February 17: AIBC Summit - Malta

February 20: Blockchain Economy summit

March 17: Blockchain Expo Global

March 24: AI and Blockchain Summit India


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