Ethereum’s next upgrade: Prague-Electra (Pectra)
    12 Jun 2024

    What is the Ethereum Prague-Electra (Pectra) upgrade? Ethereum’s Pectra upgrade combines two separate upgrades: the Prague upgrade and the Electra upgrade. The Prague upgrade is focused on changes to the network’s execution layer, with the Electra upgrade impacting the consensus layer. These upgrades, when combined, are collectively referred to as the “Pectra” upgrade. The Pectra…

    ZkSync says 695K wallets eligible for next week’s ZK token airdrop
    12 Jun 2024

    Ethereum zero-knowledge (ZK) layer-2 scaler zkSync has launched its self-titled token, zkSync (ZK), and plans to airdrop nearly 3.68 billion of them “next week.” The project said on June 11 that starting next week, it will airdrop 17.5% of the token’s total supply of 21 billion to the 695,232 eligible wallets — with the rest set aside for initiatives,…

    Polygon launches $720M Community Treasury for blockchain grants
    12 Jun 2024

    Polygon has launched a $720 million Community Treasury dedicated to supporting blockchain projects over the next 10 years. The initiative promises to support developers within the Polygon and Ethereum ecosystems. The $720 billion fund will allocate an initial 35 million Polygon tokens (worth roughly $25 million) for the Community Grants Program (CGP) first season. The Community…