By this point you probably have heard about the big upgrade commonly called “Ethereum 2.0” that is poised to massively improve the transaction throughput of the Ethereum network. If you’ve ever used DeFi or other Ethereum applications you know that today, transactions on the network are slow and expensive. WhyRead More →

A solution that can considerably increase ethereum’s capacity through the utilization of starks has been launched on testnet by 0x, the decentralized exchanges (dex) protocol. Matt Taylor of 0x says: “StarkDEX is decentralized exchange infrastructure that utilizes STARKs to remove the glass ceiling on non-custodial trading and allows cryptocurrency exchanges toRead More →

Ethereum (ETH) core devs have reached a tentative consensus to implement a new proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm that would increase the efficiency of GPU-based mining on the network. The development was discussed in a meeting on Jan. 4th. During the meeting, developer Hudson Jameson noted he had heard “very little dissent” to implementingRead More →


He has hinted at it several times before, but Vitalik Buterin has finally declared that he does not believe in the proof-of-work (PoW) system which Ethereum, the platform he co-founded, uses. The self-proclaimed “non-giver of Ether” tweeted on Christmas Day that “I don’t believe in proof of work!” When pressedRead More →