Category: Blog Post

Ethereum’s Shapella Upgrade to Enable Staking Withdrawals Set to Go Live on April 12

The Ethereum blockchain is set to undergo its next major update since the network switched from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake through The Merge. The upcoming upgrade, dubbed “Shapella,” which combines the…

Custodia CEO Slams US Government Over Broad Crackdown, Lack of Regulatory Clarity in Crypto Industry

Caitlin Long, CEO of crypto bank Custodia, criticized the U.S. government for its handling of a massive crypto fraud that occurred months before the company’s collapse. She made her remarks…

Former Bitcoin Dev Gavin Andresen Revises 2016 Blog Post, Calls Trust in Craig Wright a ‘Mistake’

During the first week of Feb. 2023, the United Kingdom Court of Appeal overturned a High Court decision from March 2022 in the case of Craig Wright’s Tulip Trading Limited…

Starkware Plans to Open Source Key Tech Linked to Starknet Prover

At the Starkware Sessions 2023 event, held at the Cameri Theatre in Tel Aviv, Israel, Starkware co-founder Eli Ben-Sasson informed the audience that the company intends to open source “key…

Filecoin Creator Protocol Labs Announces Layoffs Amid Crypto Winter and Economic Downturn

Protocol Labs CEO Juan Benet published a blog post on Friday announcing that 21% of the company’s staff will be laid off. Protocol Labs is the creator of the blockchain…

Arbitrum-Based Vest Exchange Emerges, Aims to Democratize Perpetual Futures 

A new decentralized exchange (dex) on Arbitrum, called Vest Exchange, was announced this past weekend, and the team that created the project said the platform aims to focus on democratizing…

Polygon Announces Upcoming Hard Fork to Address Gas Spikes and Chain Reorganizations

The Ethereum scaling blockchain, Polygon, has revealed plans to initiate a hard fork on Jan. 17, 2023. According to the team, the network upgrade will “reduce the severity of gas…

Bitmex Co-Founder Criticizes Former FTX CEO for Not Liquidating Hedge Fund Alameda

The Bitmex co-founder, Arthur Hayes, criticized Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced FTX co-founder, on Friday after Bankman-Fried published his first blog post on his new Substack newsletter. “All this talk about…

Coinbase Entices Users to Switch From USDT to USDC, Crypto Firm Says Recent Events ‘Put Some Stablecoins to the Test’

Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency firms in the industry, has published a blog post that tells users to “switch to the trusted and reputable digital dollar,” referring to the…

ECB Blog Post Insists This Is ‘Bitcoin’s Last Stand,’ Officials Claim BTC Is Headed Toward ‘Irrelevance’

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, a blog post published by the European Central Bank (ECB) discusses bitcoin and the authors Ulrich Bindseil and Jürgen Schaaf seem to believe its “bitcoin’s…