Tag: infura

Apr 22 2022

Mar 15 2022

MetaMask Developer ConsenSys Climbs to $7 Billion Valuation After $450 Million Fundraise

Ethereum-powered software developer ConsenSys has raised a massive $450 million in capital from its latest Series D funding round.

Mar 04 2022

Infura Sanctions Fiasco Shows Fragility of Non-Bitcoin Crypto

Mar 04 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin culture ethereum infura metamask

As regulators and politicians aim to prevent cryptocurrency usage by sanctioned individuals, Bitcoin alternatives display a lack of resistance.Amid the growing momentum to bar Russia from international payment rails, the potential usage of bitcoin and cryptocurrency by the country and its citizens to bypass sanctions from...

Mar 03 2022

MetaMask And Infura Clarify On Connectivity Complaints, Problem Solved?

Mar 03 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  defi eth ethereum ethusd infura

The crypto community heavily attacked Infura, the main Ethereum infrastructure provider, and MetaMask, the crypto browser wallet, for allegedly blocking access to users in Venezuela. Per the complaints, and an official post, users in the Latin American country were cut off from the wallet “due to compliance with laws”....

MetaMask blocks Ethereum transactions in several jurisdictions citing compliance issues

Mar 03 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  censorship consensys defi infura metamask

MetaMask has blocked users from certain jurisdictions from accessing its services and interacting with Ethereum. Users from Venezuela and Iran have begun reporting problems with accessing their digital wallets earlier today, with hundreds of users saying none of their transactions sent through MetaMask were realized. First instances of bans were noticed on OpenSea,...

Sep 14 2021

Infura releases public version of its Ethereum transaction relaying service

Sep 14 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  consensys infura vendor technology

Infura, a ConsenSys service that provides a suite of blockchain developer tools, today announced the public release of its Ethereum transaction relaying service, Infura Transactions (ITX). ITX makes sending...

Nov 14 2020

Ethereum Infrastructure Provider Infura Suffered Temporary Service Outage

Infura, an Ethereum infrastructure provider, faced a service outage for a short time recently. On the 11th of November, the Infura status page stated that, "We are currently experiencing a service outage for our Ethereum Mainnet API. Our on-call team is investigating and working to restore service functionality." The challenge experienced by...

Nov 11 2020

“Unannounced” Ethereum Hard Fork Proves Not All Blockchain Networks Are Built The Same

Nov 11 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  ethereum hard fork infura technical

Earlier today, a change to the underlying Ethereum code made by developers some time ago resulted in an unannounced hard fork, effectively splitting the Ethereum blockchain and creating a new version that is valid for upgraded nodes but seen as invalid by ones that did not upgrade. Obviously, this was a major issue for Ethereum users, but it also offered some lessons in...

Ethereum Service Infura Suffers Outage, Binance Halts Withdrawals

Nov 11 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  infura technology

Infura, one of the key service providers for the Ethereum network, is down. The problem was first reported via Infura's website, where it was confirmed that the service was "experiencing a service outage" at around 08:12 UTC...

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