William Foxley

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Feb 19 2021

Ethereum Core Developers Eye Mid-April for ‘Berlin’ Hard Fork

Feb 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  berlin ethereum hardfork tech

The hard fork will facilitate live swapping Ethereum from a proof-of-work to a proof-of-stake blockchain.

Feb 11 2021

Avalanche Developers Rush Client Patch as ‘Bug’ Slows Blockchain Transactions

Feb 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  avalanche bug emin gün sirer news tech

A "cross-chain finality" bug has forced the network into "self-healing mode."

Feb 10 2021

Bitcoin Pizza, Meet Bitcoin Tesla: Someone Bought a Model S in 2013 for 91.4 BTC

Feb 10 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  elon musk lamborghini news tesla

The bitcoin paid to a California car dealership in 2013 would now be worth $4.1 million.

Valid Points: Eth 2.0 Validators Earn Record $1.2M as ETH Price Rallies

Feb 10 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum newsletters staking tech valid points

Ethereum 2.0 validators earned their highest daily total income ever on Feb. 8, at $1.2 million.

Feb 09 2021

DeFi’s Curve Finance Is Branching Out to Polkadot

Feb 09 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  curve finance defi equilibrium ethereum polkadot

It costs a lot to swap assets on Ethereum. Curve Finance is building a version on Polkadot to enable a multi-chain future.

Matic Network Now ‘Polygon’ as Platform Targets Ethereum’s L2 Woes

Feb 09 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum layer 2 matic network polygon tech

Polygon is building a layer 2 aggregator for sidechains, rollups and even whole blockchains in a bid to fix Ethereum’s transaction limitations.

Feb 04 2021

Ethereum Transaction Fees Hit Record Highs As Ether, DeFi Coins Soar

Feb 04 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi ethereum markets news tech

The average Ethereum transaction fee has passed $20 for the first time.

Feb 03 2021

NFT Marketplace Rarible Closes $1.75M Seed Raise From 1kx, Coinbase Ventures

Feb 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinbase ventures nfts rarible tech

The startup will use the funds to build a DAO governance structure.

Feb 02 2021

Ethereum Miners Earned Record $830M in January

Feb 02 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum mining tech transaction fees

Miner revenue jumped over 120% from the previous month.

Alameda Research Joins Up With Interoperability Project Ren

Feb 02 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  alameda research ftx markets news revm

Sam Bankman-Fried's Alameda Research has established ties with RenVM to bring more DeFi assets to Solana.

Jan 27 2021

DeFi’s UNI Token Jumps 92% in One Week, Passes $15

Jan 27 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  a16z markets paradigm uniswap usv

Uniswap's UNI token has nearly doubled its price in 7 days. The decentralized exchange is seeing volumes higher than last summer, too.

Jan 26 2021

Big Guns Back $10M Investment in DeFi’s dYdX

Jan 26 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  a16z business defiance capital derivatives dydx

The funding round, led by Three Arrows and DeFiance Capital, was also joined by Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam.

Jan 25 2021

Collateralized Debt Obligations Make Their Way Into DeFi Lending

Jan 25 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business cdo compound finance defi opium

The future of finance apparently involves Wall Street’s ghosts.

Jan 21 2021

Minority Mining Pools Threaten to Collude Against Contentious Ethereum Update

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum ethereum mining f2pool mining sparkpool

A small band of Ethereum miners are trying to pick off larger mining pools’ subscribers in a bid to shoot down EIP 1559.

Jan 19 2021

Ethereum’s Ether Cryptocurrency Sets New Price Record on Major Exchanges

Jan 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum markets news price

Ether (ETH) has broken its previous all-time high set in January 2018 with a rise to $1,439.

Jan 17 2021

China’s Blockchain-Based Service Network to Integrate Central Bank Digital Currency

Jan 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bsn cbdc china news tech

The BSN expects to complete integrations with a total of 30 public blockchains this year.

Bitcoin’s Massive Swings Give Pause to CFOs Mulling Reserve Investment: Bloomberg

Jan 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin bloomberg markets news

Bitcoin’s 30% price correction was enough to give some CFOs second thoughts.

Coinbase Redoing Infrastructure to Prevent Outages During Peak Times

Jan 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinbase markets news outages

The exchange also said it's working to improve its customer service response time, another source of complaints.

Jan 16 2021

Central Bank Digital Currencies Not a ‘Fad,’ MetLife Investment Says

Jan 16 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cbdc metlife news

The investment giant predicts CBDCs will continue gaining steam, although Western central banks have more outstanding questions than answers.

Jan 15 2021

Optimism ‘Soft Launches’ Ethereum Throughput Solution With DeFi’s Synthetix

Jan 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi ethereum optimism rollups synthetix

A potential fix for Ethereum's costly congestion problems.

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