Coinbase Gears Up For Public Launch of ‘Base’ Layer 2 Blockchain; Patreon Payout Concerns


“The Hash” tackles today’s hot topics, including Coinbase announcing that Base, its layer-2 blockchain built with Optimism’s OP Stack, will open to the public on Aug. 9. Five tokens linked to Alameda were pumped by Twitter bots after FTX listed them, according to a research report. Patreon is investigating an issue with payouts. And, an update on the multi-million-dollar exploit of crypto exchange Bitfinex.