This Week in Avalanche, June 18, 2021

Avalanche Major News

  • Avalanche new roadmap got released with the promises of

    • a new cross-chain bridge based on a novel bridge technology that will reduce the fees significantly and potentially bridge even non-EVM chains,

    • many overhauls to the web wallet that will simplify the user experience,

    • exclusive web-extension wallet,

    • dynamic fees for x-chain and c-chain, and

    • a lot more

  • PNG got listed on Gate.io, becoming the second native Avalanche token that got listed on a centralized exchange

  • Gate.io and KuCoin became the first centralized exchanges to integrate Avalanche c-chain

  • Okcoin became the first U.S. exchange to offer AVAX staking

Stats

  • 55.90 staking ratio (215,570,295) - ↑ 0.02% from last week

  • ~10.38% current staking reward per year

  • 977 Validators - ↑ 4 from last week

Ecosystem

NFTs

Airdrops & Giveaways

Stuff for Devs

  • Ava Labs Weekly Engineering Update got released on Wednesday, which covers

    • Coinbase Rosetta API implementation for Avalanche C-Chain,

    • dynamic balance updates on the web wallet,

    • AvalancheGo update,

    • updated docs for subnets, and

    • much more

Podcasts, Inteviews & Misc

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