Devs at the Ethereum Foundation and at a start-up called Matter Inc have launched on testnet a Plasma scaling solution that uses ZKSNARKs to allow for 500 transactions a second or more. They say: “In Ignis verification of transactions by users is replaced by the following approach: operator(s) proposing blocks mustRead More →


Ethereum dev Piper Merriam opened Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) #958 on Github on March 30th, presenting the notion of a possible hard fork in the Ethereum (ETH) protocol to invalidate ETH ASICs. Vlad Zamfir, another dev with the Ethereum Foundation, posed the same question on Twitter March 28th. FIfty seven percent of folks voted yes. Both developers’Read More →