Here’s how to use DeFi on Bitcoin without ‘polluting’ the blockchain
    22 May 2023

    Bitcoin ordinals or stamps have failed to provide an answer to Bitcoin’s DeFi problems. Bitcoin is known for its immutability and the hard-coded rules that make the system secure but slow to modernize. However, that doesn’t mean the Bitcoin blockchain — the underlying network that empowers the original cryptocurrency — is closed to innovation and development. Even though…

    Vitalik Buterin warns against overloading Ethereum consensus
    22 May 2023

    Buterin has advocated preserving Ethereum consensus minimalism and not overloading validators with other things. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has published a lengthy blog post warning of the dangers of “stretching” Ethereum’s consensus past its core functions of validating blocks and securing the network. Ethereum consensus is the process whereby blocks are validated by the proof-of-stake mechanism implemented…

    Bitcoin, Ethereum bears are back in control — Two derivative metrics suggest
    22 May 2023

    Given the uncertainty in the macroeconomic environment, Bitcoin price bulls have no reason to bet against a six-week descending wedge pattern. A bearish market structure has been pressuring cryptocurrencies’ prices for the past six weeks, driving the total market capitalization to its lowest level in two months at $1.13 trillion. According to two derivative metrics,…