Polygon co-founder proposes zkEVM ‘validium’ upgrade to improve security
    21 Jun 2023

    Mihailo Bjelic suggested that adding zero-knowledge proof technology could bolster the network’s security while still keeping fees low. Polygon co-founder Mihailo Bjelic has proposed upgrading the Polygon proof-of-stake (PoS) network to a “zkEVM validium” version, according to a June 20 forum post. If the upgrade is implemented, the new version will rely on zero-knowledge proofs to increase security. HUGE…

    Crypto firms tout ‘fictitious’ regulatory stamps, Canadian regulator warns
    21 Jun 2023

    “Fake” regulatory and dispute resolution entities are being used to make some crypto providers look legitimate, warns the Canadian Securities Administrators. Canadian citizens are being advised to double-check crypto trading service providers, as the platforms may be using “fictitious” regulatory bodies to boost their credibility. According to a June 20 Investor Alert from the Canadian Securities Administrators,…

    Blackrock’s spot Bitcoin ETF renews optimism, sparks wave of new filings
    21 Jun 2023

    Investment managers WisdomTree and Invesco have filed for spot Bitcoin ETFs, hot on the heels of BlackRock. At least two investment firms have made new filings for spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF) following investment colossus BlackRock’s move to lodge a similar application for its own spot Bitcoin ETF on June 15. New York-based asset management fund WisdomTree…