Arbitrum Temporarily Stopped Processing Due to Software Bug
The Ethereum layer 2 network went out of service for several hours due to a bug in the sequencer and a resulting transaction backlog that stressed the network. A fix was deployed and the network is now processing again.
Jack Dorsey-backed Nostr Creator Collaborates With Employer Zebedee on New Social Media Layer
Zebedee users will be able to join a waitlist for alpha access to an updated version of the app, which will feature integration with decentralized social media protocol Nostr (an acronym for “notes and other stuff transmitted by relays”).
Optimism Says Ether Now Treated as Native Cryptocurrency Alongside OP Token
Representatives of the layer-2 network atop Ethereum confirmed the change in the treatment of ETH after CoinDesk observed a $550 million transfer in blockchain data. The change occurred in conjunction with Optimism’s “Bedrock” upgrade this week.