Buterin weighs in on zk-EVMs’ impact on decentralization and security
    03 Apr 2023

    Vitalik Buterin has weighed the impacts of the addition of zk-EVMs at the protocol level, saying it could speed up the verification process on the base layer. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin wants to see zero-knowledge Ethereum Virtual Machines (zk-EVMs) built on Ethereum’s first layer to speed up the verification process on the base blockchain. Buterin…

    Bitcoin bulls remain bullish, but macro and crypto-specific hurdles have BTC pinned below $30K
    25 Mar 2023

    All the pieces are in place for BTC to rally to $30,000, but escalating economic uncertainty and regulatory pressure add strength to the key resistance level. On March 23, Bitcoin price recovered the $28,000 support after a brief correction below $27,000. The movement closely tracked the traditional financial sector, particularly the tech-heavy Nasdaq Index, which…

    US credit crunch means it’s time to buy gold and Bitcoin: Novogratz
    16 Mar 2023

    The Galaxy Digital CEO predicts tough times ahead for the United States economy but continues to be bullish on crypto. The United States is headed for a credit crunch and now is the right time to buy gold, silver and Bitcoin, says Galaxy Digital founder and CEO Michael Novogratz. “We are going to have a credit…

    89% still trust centralized custodians despite 2022’s collapses: Survey
    08 Mar 2023

    A January survey from Paxos found that 89% of respondents still trusted “intermediaries” to hold their crypto, despite the collapses and bankruptcies in 2022. American crypto users haven’t lost their trust in “intermediaries” to hold their crypto, with a January survey from Paxos suggesting a majority of United States crypto hodlers still trust banks, exchanges and mobile…

    Russia-Ukraine war: How both sides of the conflict have used crypto to win
    06 Mar 2023

    While tens of millions worth of crypto were donated to Ukraine in the last year, pro-Kremlin groups have also leveraged digital currencies to buy military supplies and spread propaganda. In the Russia-Ukraine war, both sides of the conflict have been leveraging cryptocurrencies to achieve the upper hand. Pro-Ukraine causes have collected around $200 million from…

    Vitalik Buterin says ‘more still needs to be done’ over high Ethereum txn fees
    01 Mar 2023

    “Good user experience is not about the average case, it is about the worst case,” wrote the Ethereum co-founder. In a new blog post published on Feb. 28, Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin documented the continued need to improve the namesake network to better facilitate ETH as a means of payment. In one instance, Buterin shared how…