Jan 03, 2023
Each year around Christmas, crypto analyst firm Messari writes a prediction report. What will be the main trends for the coming year? We discuss a few themes that pop out from this year's edition of the well-respected report.
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.
Dec 15, 2022
'The most significant attack on digital freedom I've ever seen', 'A travesty', 'like when they tried to get automobiles to comply with horse-and-carriage laws.' These are a few reactions of the crypto community to US Senator Warren's proposed law: the Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act.
Dec 11, 2022
After the frenzy of the bull market and current depression of the bear market, it's nice to go back to the drawing board and wonder: what are the use cases of crypto that will survive? This is precisely the question co-founder of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin asked himself. What is he most enthusiastic about?
Dec 09, 2022
Data analysts from PitchBook came with reassuring numbers about venture capital inflows into crypto over 2022, and more specifically the third quarter. Even though deal values and count declined more than 33% from Q2, investors still poured much more money into crypto than in 2020.
Nov 28, 2022
After the successful Ethereum Merge, a potential censorship issue has crept up on Ethereum. In the new block production architecture, an increasing number of transaction blocks is being built by an organization called Flashbots. This organization has chosen to be compliant with the sanctions list of the American OFAC. This poses a risk of censorship on the protocol level of Ethereum. Flashbots is aware of this and has proposed a solution.
Nov 22, 2022
Prices are down, the market is in turmoil but Bill Ackman is believing in crypto. The billionaire made a couple of comments on the recent developments and shared his view on how all these things may play out in the future.
Nov 21, 2022
In a report on the opportunities and risks of crypto, Dutch Central Bank DNB shows it has studied crypto quite well. But the piece is steeped in the idea that crypto is a lesser version of "real" money, namely the money issued by central banks.
Nov 20, 2022
Aren't two layers not enough for Ethereum? As Layer 2 platforms like Polygon and Arbitrum are thriving, developers in the Ethereum space are already thinking about additional chains to help the Ethereum ecosystem grow.
Oct 27, 2022
A mining rig is the assembled hardware you need to mine crypto. Bitcoin is the best-known example of a coin that comes into circulation through mining. Doge and Litecoin are also well-known coins in this list.
Oct 24, 2022
GPU mining is a market that has caused one or more controversies in the past 5 years. When mining became incredibly profitable, many hobbyists joined the rank of professionals and some even managed to start a small business with their rigs. One group of people suffered from that development the most: Gamers. They had to sit and watch all the precious graphic cards going to the miners and when the demand exploded last year, the price for GPUs went through the roof. What is LHR, and why is Nvidia deactivating the controversial feature?
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