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Decentralized apps on Polygon hit 37,000, rocketing 400% this year

The number of decentralized applications (DApps) on Ethereum-scaling-platform Polygon has topped 37,000, marking a 400% increase since the start of 2022. The Polygon team shared the figures via an Aug. 10 blog post, which was sourced from partnered Web3 development platform Alchemy, noting that the figure represents the cumulative number of applications ever launched on …

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Chainalysis Estimates $2B Stolen From Cross-Chain Bridge Hacks This Year

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$2B in crypto stolen from cross-chain bridges this year: Chainalysis

Cross-chain bridge hacks have accounted for 69% of the total crypto stolen in 2022, amounting to $2 billion in losses, according to a new report.  The report comes from blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis on Aug. 2, noting there have been 13 separate token bridge hacks this year — the most recent being the $190 million …

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WisdomTree’s Q2 Average Crypto Assets Down Nearly 12% on Year, to $265M

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