FTX v2 will go live in November with an improved order-matching engine

    Crypto exchange FTX announce the launch of its new version on Nov. 21, featuring an improved matching engine aimed at addressing complaints from users about the performance of the current one. The upgraded order-matching engine will reduce latency by 50%. “We’ll be rolling out a whole new order matcher, lower latency API pathways, a whole…

    Bitcoin should change … Slowly

    Reconsidering the first cryptocurrency’s slow-and-steady approach to development, as Ethereum’s “Merge” nears – writes Chris Castiglione on CoinDesk. Bitcoin is slow to change. Transaction speeds are too slow for a global payment system. The community is reluctant to embrace novelty. And the rate of new innovation, in comparison to nearly every other blockchain, is tortoise-like….

    Binance launched zero-knowledge proof scaling technology for BNB Chain

    BNB chain, a Layer-1 blockchain by Binance, has announced its own zero-knowledge (ZK) proof scaling technology, called zkBNB. Binance claims zkBNB will improve scalability metrics and transaction speed. Zero-knowledge (ZK) proofs are one of the viable long-term solutions for decentralized blockchain scalability, as Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said in his ‘Endgame’ article. It is an…

    Will the next web be built on Ethereum?

    Developers are flocking to the platform’s blockchain, but nimbler rivals are emerging, Richard Waters writes on FT. Is Ethereum the future of the internet? Interest in the Ethereum blockchain has soared over the past year, as developers have turned to it to create a wave of decentralized finance projects, known as DeFi, and unique digital…

    American billionaire investor Orlando Bravo: ‘Crypto is here to stay’

    Orlando Bravo, the co-founder of American private equity firm Thoma Bravo, has batted in favor of cryptocurrencies, predicting a glowing future for digital assets. Bravo revealed his crypto-related projections at CNBC’s Delivering Alpha conference held earlier this week. His private equity company recently participated in a fundraiser for crypto exchange FTX Trading. Bravo firmly believes…

    DeFi bug resulted in an $80 million loss for Compound Finance

    On Wednesday, soon after executing the upgrade, patching minor bugs, Compound Labs reported “unusual activity,” resulting in some users being able to get more COMP tokens than allowable. A bug in the code posed $80 million worth of COMP at risk of unfair distribution. The incident may lead to a COMP price crash. According to…