1. Total Market Cap of DeFi Tokens: $45.896 billion
Data Source: Coingecko
2. Trading Volume of Decentralized Exchanges in the past 24 hours: $3.7656 billion
Data Source: Coingecko
3. Locked Assets in DeFi: $40.425 billion
Data Source: Defillama
1. Total Market Cap of NFTs: $15.521 billion
Data Source: Coinmarketcap
2. 24-hour NFT Trading Volume: $1.321 billion
Data Source: Coinmarketcap
3. Top 10 NFTs sold in the past 24 hours
Data Source: NFTGO
Sei releases mainnet LianGuaicific-1 test version, open for airdrop claim
On August 17th, according to an official announcement, Sei has released the public test version of the LianGuaicific-1 mainnet, and both the Atlantic and airdrop rewards are now available for claim. Users can check their eligibility and participate in cross-chain airdrops as well as claim rewards for contributing to Atlantic.
Please note that users need to update their ComLianGuaiss wallet to the latest version 0.7.9. Tokens cannot be claimed with version 0.7.8 and below.
NFT/Digital Collectibles Highlights
1. Messari: The number of independent buyers on friend.tech has surpassed the combined total of three leading NFT platforms including Blur
According to data released by blockchain analytics company Messari, within less than a week since its launch on the Base chain, the decentralized social platform friend.tech has attracted 23,720 independent buyers, while the combined total of OpenSea, Blur, and LooksRare, three leading NFT platforms during the same period, was 18,900.
In addition, Messari disclosed that friend.tech has processed over 300,000 transactions from 23,000 independent users, with a total transaction volume of approximately $13.25 million. As friend.tech provides 5% of the transaction volume to users, this means that its platform users have earned a total income of around $650,000 in less than a week.
2. Crypto KOL zk proposes OTC purchase of 200 DeGods NFT to Huang Licheng and promises to lock them for six months
On August 17th, crypto KOL zk issued a proposal to Huang Licheng on social media, suggesting the purchase of 200 DeGods NFT through over-the-counter (OTC) trading. Despite not liking Huang Licheng, zk is willing to step forward for the DeGods community. zk proposes to privately message Huang Licheng the required amount of ETH and explicitly states that only a specific number will be accepted, without any other messages.
Data shows that the floor price of DeGods has dropped below 4 ETH, currently at 3.94 ETH, with a daily decline of 11.04% and a 7-day decline of 54.97%.
DeFi Hot Topics
1. Solana co-founder Yakovenko questions the sustainability of Ethereum L2
LianGuai reported that Anatoly Yakovenko, one of the co-founders of Solana, expressed concerns about the long-term sustainability of Layer 2 solutions currently integrated into the Ethereum ecosystem. Yakovenko stated that these solutions have not been built to scale due to high gas fees, making it difficult for dApps to operate efficiently. He further stated that although Layer-2 scaling solutions like Polygon and Arbitrum have recently gained significant attention, they are still not sustainable in the long run. Yakovenko made these comments as Ethereum faces congestion, high fees, and slow transaction times, leading some developers to migrate to alternative networks like Solana.
2. Multi-chain wallet Trust Wallet adds support for Sei and other blockchains
On August 17th, Trust Wallet’s mobile version 9.3 was released, adding support for Conflux, SLianGuaice, Klaytn, Moonbeam, Moonriver, and Sei. It also adds support for ZKEVM, ZKSync, Celo, Moonbeam, and Moonriver, as well as support for more languages.
3. Sui mainnet upgraded to version V1.7.1
On August 17th, the Sui mainnet was upgraded to version V1.7.1, which includes multiple fixes and optimizations. This includes upgrading the protocol version to 20, adding the Kiosk Extensions API and a new sui::kiosk_extension module to the Sui framework, allowing developers to build custom Kiosk applications to extend basic Kiosk functionality. It also enables the narwhal_new_leader_election_schedule flag for the new Narwhal leader election algorithm, enhancing fault tolerance and setting the staking threshold for malicious nodes, among other improvements.
4. Sei Labs co-founder: Sei is a fundamental rewrite of the underlying infrastructure, not just an iteration
On August 17th, in an interview, Jay Jog, co-founder of Sei Labs, responded to the question of whether it is necessary to have another Layer 1 solution by stating, “Sei is a fundamental rewrite of the underlying infrastructure, not just an iteration.”
5. Starknet mainnet to be upgraded to version 0.12.1 next week
August 17th News, Starknet Mainnet will be upgraded to version 0.12.1 next week. This upgrade is the second phase of Starknet Mainnet’s quantum leap, aiming to improve transaction efficiency. Starknet stated that currently, invalid transactions waste valuable sorter resources without paying fees. This upgrade adds a validation phase before sorting to filter out invalid transactions as early as possible. Failed transactions will have a REVERTED status and will be included in the block and pay fees.
Hot Game News
1. AI Meta Club officially becomes a platinum member of the Asian Blockchain Game Alliance (ABGA)
August 17th News, according to official sources, AI Meta Club (AMC) has officially joined the Asian Blockchain Game Alliance (ABGA) and has obtained the identity of a platinum member. As a global gathering of AI and metaverse enthusiasts, AI Meta Club has been committed to promoting the application of AI and blockchain in the metaverse.
Joining ABGA is an important milestone for AMC. As a platinum member, AMC will have more opportunities to participate in alliance activities, share experiences and resources, and collaborate with other members to jointly promote the application, innovation, and development of AIGC and blockchain technology in the metaverse and gaming industry.
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