Conflux Newsletter | July 23-August 5
📣 July progress report is here; Founder Fan Long speaking at SmartCon; Developer survey.
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Latest From Conflux
Monthly Progress Report — July 2021 is here! 🔥
🥳 Celebrated our 3rd anniversary!
⛓ PoS and PoW integration is complete.
🤝 Lead Wallet partnership announced.
🇲🇽 Hosted first in-person meetup in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Community & Events
Conflux at SmartCon
Join our Founder Fan Long on Saturday, August 7th at Chainlink's SmartCon Summit!
Fan will give an overview of China's recent policy shifts and updates, debunks local mining farms shutting down, and presents China’s pro-blockchain mentality. Get your complimentary ticket here 👇
🗓 August 5-7th, 2021
Hey Conflux Developers 👋
We'd love to hear your unique perspective and thoughts on how to improve the current resources (documentation, tools, tutorials, etc.) for Conflux developers. Your feedback will be super important for the future of the Conflux ecosystem. You can answer the survey by clicking the button below.
We appreciate your response and look forward to improving the developer ecosystem with your help!
China lays down challenge to the west on crypto
The time has come for more western governments to be more open to embracing the innovations of crypto and channelling them in a better direction for finance, the economy and society at large. China is pressing ahead with a more forceful, unified top-down vision, setting the stage for transformational dynamics that have the potential to extend well beyond the country itself. Source
Ethereum London Hard Fork activated
Yesterday, Ethereum completed a major upgrade, the London hard fork. Following the successful rollout, which has seen tens of thousands of dollars worth of ETH burned every minute, Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin is "confident" about the next phase of the network's development: the merge between Ethereum's mainnet and the Ethereum 2.0 beacon chain. Source
Uruguay and Columbia want to regulate crypto
Uruguay, dubbed the Switzerland of the Americas, wants to regulate and legalize the crypto industry and allow businesses to make and accept crypto payments freely. Colombia, on the other hand, is primarily focused on consumer protection and regulating exchanges, allowing them to operate in the country legally. Source
DeFi Had its Best Quarter Ever in Q2: ConsenSys Report
ConsenSys has reported that DeFi saw its biggest quarter yet in Q2, with more than 7.3 million active monthly MetaMask users and decentralized exchange volumes surpassing those of Coinbase in Q1. Source
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