Chronicle Protocol Blog

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The Yield Rate Oracle

In collaboration with our friends at Block Analitica, we have developed a novel yield rate Oracle, which tracks and delivers the value of the ETH staking yield rate on-chain in real time.

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The Yield Rate Oracle

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Technical6 min read

What is Scribe? The novel Oracle by Chronicle

Chronicle Protocol has a long history. Born in 2017, it is still one of the oldest, continuously operating protocols in the space. Scribe, on the other hand, is new and novel. But what is it? In this short piece, we will dive deeper into this novel Oracle design recently launched by the core contributors to Chronicle Protocol, Chronicle Labs.

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Announcement7 min read

Scribe, the groundbreaking new Oracle design from Chronicle, goes live on Polygon zkEVM

In Q4 of 2023, we opened up access to the protocol outside of MakerDAO for the first time and, with it, announced that Scribe, our groundbreaking new Oracle, would launch first on Polygon zkEVM.

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Angus Tookey·
Technical5 min read

How Oracles can hug you or rug you

Blockchains are blind. They don’t see anything that happens outside of the chain. They do not see the weather; they don’t know the price of a non-native cryptocurrency or the outcome of a football match. Applications built on the blockchain need access to information. For this, they rely on an intermediary, or in this case, a smart contract called an Oracle.

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Community11 min read

2023: A Year in Review

Towards the close of 2023, we announced ourselves to the world.

What was already well known in data and DeFi circles as the Oracle Core Unit of MakerDAO was now Chronicle Protocol, and, for the first time, it was made available outside of the MakerDAO ecosystem.

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Technical6 min read

The On-Chain Data Landscape Needs a Radical Redesign

Oracles, originally invented to deliver price feed data, have grown to enable much more, including cross-chain token bridges, random number generation, and cross-chain messaging. Yet the commercial landscape remains relatively undeveloped.

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Angus Tookey·
Technical5 min read

As bull market congestion looms, is your infrastructure ready to carry the extra load?

The average gas price in GWEI may still be low compared to the ‘bull market’ congestion of 2020-22. However, when history repeats itself and average gas price spikes for months at a time, how prepared is your Dapp?

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Angus Tookey·
Interviews6 min read

“Oracles are integral to Defi’s growth, and the stakes are high” - An interview with Jen Senhaji of Chronicle Protocol

Chronicle Protocol recently burst onto the blockchain Oracle scene, having exclusively secured MakerDAO for over 6 years. MakerDAO has now spun out its Oracle team as Chronicle, and its broad range of data bridging and interoperability services are now available to all Web3 builders for the first time.

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Jennifer Senhaji·
Interviews5 min read

The Importance of Data Verifiability: An Interview with the Founder of Chronicle Protocol, Niklas Kunkel

Chronicle Protocol has long been the second-largest Oracle provider in the blockchain ecosystem, securing approximately $5bn worth of assets at the time of writing, yet you probably haven’t heard of it.

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Niklas Kunkel·
Announcement4 min read

Chronicle Protocol is Open for Business 📖 Launching first on Ethereum & Polygon zkEVM

As reported by Coindesk, we are delighted to announce the official launch of Chronicle Protocol, debuting on Ethereum and, in collaboration with Polygon Labs, Polygon zkEVM.

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