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We have aggregated some of the biggest news and insights you need to keep up on the #cosmos ecosystem. This spans many ecosystem like Akash, Juno, Stargaze, CUDOS, NFTs, DeFi, SecretNetwork, Injective, Kujira, Stride, Quicksilver, Evmos, Sifchain, YAWP, and more.
Akashlytics is [rebranding ](https://twitter.com/cloudmosio/status/1557114423818522624?s=21&t=jgKS7W4c_3VNY0Zf_L1PFg)to Cloudmos and released their new explorer. This is an amazing and almost required resource if you are investing in or interested in Akash.
Akash showed how to [deploy](https://twitter.com/akashnet_/status/1560304900076175363?s=21&t=39tYbwfEHVgJELPQhVk17g) a cloud VPN.
CUDOS and nuco.cloud are [partnering](https://twitter.com/cudos_/status/1559540598545301504?s=21&t=lOtU3tQRO8138Gvyv-ic1Q) together to drive the future of cloud computing. nuno.cloud has two offerings a pro and a standard; they will be utilizing CUDOS as part of their pro strategy.
The founders of Metarats, who handed over the NFT project to the community also [handed ](https://twitter.com/runawayinvestor/status/1556032297136230401?s=21&t=sY7rbVFMuU-L7O3isyH56Q)over the DAO treasury as well. It appears the DAO has around $30,000 in the [treasury](https://daodao.zone/dao/juno1wgqy9pqcj558wy9xcrv52h3hwd0336q69r2p5x2awyrmztcsw4wsspu97h). It appears the team started stepping away/being inactive in May and officially stepped down in July. At the time of writing this roughly 39 of these were trading under $50. $30,000 spread out amongst the 3,261 collections would be around $9 a piece. It appears overall their treasury may have been negatively impacted by the UST depeg.
The v0.1 pre-release on Interchain Security is [released ](https://twitter.com/informalinc/status/1557786953747152897?s=21&t=ZI-z2wX3eQKVTJbo9YHh0g)and timelines to have a full launch in January. Interchain Security will open up new opportunities for the Cosmos community and provide additional methods for projects/companies to launch in Cosmos.
DAO DAO has [launched ](https://twitter.com/da0_da0/status/1557824278816362496?s=21&t=ZI-z2wX3eQKVTJbo9YHh0g)with their awesome product that could be revolutionary in the ecosystem on how projects/communities can work together more closely for things like multi-sigs, pooling capital and transparency.
Injective [announced](https://twitter.com/injectivelabs/status/1558077971591823361?s=21&t=LXGm_ZGj84FYY0_GT0xrqQ) that they have a new app coming soon called Helix but no additional info was provided on Twitter or Telegram yet.
Injective to Secret bridge for privacy options with INJ is now [live](https://twitter.com/injectivelabs/status/1559557744683880455?s=21&t=Bgjm5SQe38tQidEhkBTPnw). It will be interesting if they can build privacy into the chain as a service with Secret somehow in the future for privacy building blocks on Injective APIs.
Ignite splits into 4 separate entities [highlighted](https://twitter.com/thyborg_/status/1558408045901688832?s=21&t=B9NMbX5NmGmrMIgYVIDqKg) by Thyborg.
Kujira [announces](https://twitter.com/teamkujira/status/1559197792731635713?s=21&t=hnrVfuIJEKuVN8cu2GsQyw) their accelerator program and has been garnishing a lot of attention for their “Grownup DeFi” lately.
Kujira [released ](https://twitter.com/teamkujira/status/1559209284524810240?s=21&t=hnrVfuIJEKuVN8cu2GsQyw)their update and went back live within 10 minutes as they prepare for Orca and USK
Public testnet is [live](https://twitter.com/teamkujira/status/1560603626606800896?s=21&t=oZejH7fzL8F-hQc9Hxb8TQ) for minting USK.
Stride the liquid Staking platform [announced](https://twitter.com/stride_zone/status/1559162913998479360?s=21&t=hnrVfuIJEKuVN8cu2GsQyw) their airdrop details.
Quicksilver has [their](https://twitter.com/quicksilverzone/status/1559538263068741632?s=21&t=lOtU3tQRO8138Gvyv-ic1Q) first successful testnet transaction of interchain queries this is a huge step towards their liquid staking modules.
Alter privacy messaging service on Secret Network [redesigns ](https://twitter.com/alterdapp/status/1559175270057365507?s=21&t=hnrVfuIJEKuVN8cu2GsQyw)and launches their new website.
Starshell [highlights](https://twitter.com/starshellwallet/status/1559714919867527168?s=21&t=A3hmRQ55Kt9MxQft-GuLxQ) their private wallet and using it for encrypted messaging.
Federico [discussed](https://twitter.com/fekunze/status/1559150841575137282?s=21&t=hnrVfuIJEKuVN8cu2GsQyw) that for Evmos he wants to see liquid staking implemented natively so it can be modified better for use cases on Evmos and therefore won’t be using Lido like forks.
IBC between Harmony and Cosmos is [now](https://twitter.com/datachain_en/status/1559434938185056256?s=21&t=n-hHOHLwm2S8e9pR-iCk-g) in testnet.
Sifchain is [implementing](https://twitter.com/enigmavalidator/status/1559602968588083203?s=21&t=Bgjm5SQe38tQidEhkBTPnw) code to force decentralization of validators they are the first chain to experiment with this and could be huge for decentralizing chains over a long period of time. It is still worth considering a Sybil attack. Once again the Sifchain team press the boundaries in experimenting with innovations.
Stashh [updated ](https://twitter.com/stashhapp/status/1556952175925927937?s=21&t=A3hmRQ55Kt9MxQft-GuLxQ)their platform to replace the addresses shown for a listing with a username. This only helps preserve privacy further and allow individuals to share their profile of NFTs without sharing their address.
Sei [partners](https://twitter.com/seinetwork/status/1556721439071420416?s=21&t=A3hmRQ55Kt9MxQft-GuLxQ) with Axelar to bring various assets to their DeFi chain being built in Cosmos.
A [proposal](https://www.mintscan.io/cosmos/proposals/75) goes on to the Cosmos Hub to define exactly what a no with veto means.
Juno inflation [halving ](https://twitter.com/frensvalidator/status/1559500709158068224?s=21&t=A3hmRQ55Kt9MxQft-GuLxQ)is quickly approaching.
Passage has [launched](https://twitter.com/adampfarnsworth/status/1559919075530158085?s=21&t=GSYFzF7HapaqOKNkMJLzWw) their chain successfully. They are building out the Strange Clan game utilizing the chain, Akash and Unreal Engine. Their NFT Town 2 collection is also [minting](https://market.passage3d.com/mint) currently.
[Highlights](https://twitter.com/airdrops_one/status/1559999613486174209?s=21&t=oZejH7fzL8F-hQc9Hxb8TQ) of the Passage airdrop.
Stargaze [rolls](https://twitter.com/stargazezone/status/1560310178200920071?s=21&t=yHRgtPIy3ilRk1isD0tTDQ) out their V1 upgrade that will allow marketplace fees to go to stakers.
Stargaze has [made](https://twitter.com/stargazezone/status/1560672726284521473?s=21&t=W8CkU-1eDk1KHvHY-fJjlw) some updates to their website.
Shade Protocol $SHD [released ](https://twitter.com/shade_protocol/status/1560326122390409222?s=21&t=dhf33KL0Lm3WWG3EjMXiyA)some timelines on their platform including the next airdrop, and the exciting Shade Bonds.
Leap Wallet [receives](https://twitter.com/secretnetwork/status/1560265907880218624?s=21&t=oZejH7fzL8F-hQc9Hxb8TQ) a grant from the Secret Network to expand their services.
SecretNetwork [explains](https://twitter.com/scrt_labs/status/1559621313442058240?s=21&t=oZejH7fzL8F-hQc9Hxb8TQ) how they achieve randomness for fair execution.
VanEck investment manager [highlights](https://twitter.com/krypto_coco/status/1560079706317533184?s=21&t=oZejH7fzL8F-hQc9Hxb8TQ) their bullish thesis on Cosmos.
Frens Validator [highlights](https://twitter.com/frensvalidator/status/1560221338937266176?s=21&t=oZejH7fzL8F-hQc9Hxb8TQ) 10 upcoming airdrops.
Loop Finance is [launching](https://twitter.com/loop_finance/status/1560581188456169472?s=21&t=oZejH7fzL8F-hQc9Hxb8TQ) their 2.0 version with a DEX. They are a platform building a Juno coin and NFT trading platform.
Onenet and Bushi [announced](https://medium.com/@onenet/nft-mint-date-delayed-cfdc6b8fd0d2) a delay in their mint as they apparently have raised some capital.
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