This Week In DeFi – May 13

To the DeFi community, This week, TerraUSD took center stage for unfortunate reasons, as the third-largest stablecoin lost its peg – sending Terra’s native LUNA token into a “death spiral”. Kick-started by an apparent attack on the system, a significant de-pegging of UST to the dollar resulted in a rush to the exits by token … Read more

Customizing the EVM with Stateful Precompiles

If you’re interested in building your own customized instance of the EVM, then this is your lucky day. Stateful precompiles offer a new interface for developers to add functionality to their EVM instance without writing a single line of Solidity. Stateful precompiles build on the notion of precompiles in the EVM by adding state access, … Read more

Reef v8 Activated on Mainnet

Derek E. Silva Nov 2 · 1 min read 🐠 Reef v8 has been activated on mainnet at block 1408888! 🎉 Reef v8 represents the most significant blockchain upgrade since the Reef mainnet first launched on May 28, 2021. 💪 Reef v8 brings the following improvements: Upgrade from Polkadot Substrate 3 to Substrate 4 🚀 … Read more