Feb 24, 2023
Crypto exchange Coinbase has built its own Layer 2 on Ethereum: Base. The test net went live on Thursday and the actual chain will go live in a few months. Coinbase has worked side by side with developers from Optimism, using the so-called OP Stack, an open-source developer toolkit.
Feb 15, 2023
Polygon’s zk-EVM mainnet will launch on March 27. It will be the first 'fully EVM equivalent' zero-knowledge rollup to reach Ethereum main net, according to Polygon. But Polygon is not the only game in town: a race is on to launch zk-EVMs. A good development if we want to scale Ethereum and bring Web 3 to the masses.
Feb 10, 2023
Ethereum is the second biggest cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin according to its market cap. It is also the biggest smart contract in the world according to the number of live protocols, user base, and the total value locked in its DeFi applications. Such as NFTs, lending, and decentralized exchanges. Needless to say, Ethereum is one of the most important technologies in the whole crypto industry. When asking for an Ethereum price prediction, it is this status that has to be taken into account. Please note that none of the Ethereum price predictions constitute financial advice, but rather try to forecast fundamental developments with the data that is available in 2023.
Feb 07, 2023
Ethereum's Shanghai upgrade, expected next month, will finally allow people to withdraw staked ETH. Ethereum developers have been working around the clock to complete the upgrade. In anticipation, liquid staking solutions like Lido are doing well. Let's find out why.
Jan 25, 2023
Ethereum fans, at least those who believe in the concept of 'ultrasound money', are licking their lips. Recent data reveal that the net issuance of Ethereum has dropped to negative territory - again. What is the cause and why does it matter?
Jan 24, 2023
Contrary to uninformed popular belief, most crypto transactions are not secret and private, but instead transparent. To solve for this, all kinds of on-chain privacy tools are being developed. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin just proposed a new one: stealth addresses for Ethereum.
Jan 14, 2023
As Ethereum is going to a lot of changes, all the time. While most changes in Ethereum are supported by the vast majority of the community, Ethereum Classic was born during troublesome times in the year 2016. What is Ethereum Classic and why is there a classic version in the first place? Today we will take a closer look at Ethereum’s little rebel sister.
Jan 11, 2023
It has been revealed that the first testnet for the Shanghai upgrade will start in February. This has raised the expectations for the first major upgrade after the Merge. If everything works out fine, then we could witness another Ethereum hard fork as early as March. Of course, this date is not set in stone, but Shanghai might move the market in a new direction this year.
Jan 03, 2023
Ethereum underwent the Merge in September last year, and staking has replaced mining. Lido DAO is a liquid staking protocol that started on Ethereum and extended its service to other blockchains. With that being said, Lido is very successful in terms of adoption and attracted many users on Ethereum, Solana, Polkadot, Kusama, and Polygon.
Jan 03, 2023
Currently, 66% of blocks that get included on the Ethereum blockchain are OFAC-compliant, meaning they exclude transactions from parties sanctioned by the US Government. That's a decrease from its peak and shows that the Ethereum community is serious about keeping Ethereum censorship resistant.
Jan 02, 2023
Visa is diving deeper into crypto payment infrastructure. The company recognizes the need for auto payments on crypto rails and has proposed a solution. Currently, Ethereum users can only schedule future payments if they use a custodial wallet, in other words a third-party wallet. Initiating a series of payments using your private keys just once would indeed be a great new option.