Ethereum fees skyrocket as a DOGE knock-off surges 32,500% in 30 days

The price of Shiba Inu (SHIB), a previously obscure token created to ape Dogecoin’s (DOGE) success, has surged by an astounding 32,500% over the past 30 days, resulting in a trading craze that congested Ethereum’s (ETH) blockchain and pushed transaction fees to prohibitively high levels yesterday.
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Ultra-rare Meebit NFT minted via exploit sells for $765,000

An exploit in non-fungible token (NFT) platform Meebits, created by the developers of “OG” collectibles CryptoPunks, allowed one user to cheat the system and get an ultra-rare NFT—which he immediately sold for 200 Ethereum (around $765,000 currently).
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‘DeFi has unleashed a wave of innovation,’ says a U.S. Federal Bank paper

Ethereum’s booming decentralized finance (DeFi) sector has the potential to become a “truly open, transparent, and immutable” infrastructure that can result in a “paradigm shift in the financial industry,” according to a paper published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St.
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‘eBay of NFTs’ ropes in heavyweight champion Tyson Fury for new drop

A marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) launched by Travala dot com Co-founder Matt Luczynski will debut heavyweight boxing champ Tyson Fury’s NFT collection as it bids to become the go-to-market to buy, sell, trade, and bid on NFTs, and deliver a knockout blow to competing platforms.
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