Tag: optimism

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May 28 2021

Best Ethereum Layer 2 Solutions

Despite being six years old today, Ethereum, in all its glory, is still facing issues like scalability and pocket-burning gas fees. The network can address these concerns via two options - sharding and Layer 2 (L2) solutions. Though the network is trying hard to incorporate a sharding scaling solution on ETH 2.0, it remains a distant dream as the team is...

Apr 01 2021

Synthetix Launches Staking on Optimistic Ethereum

Apr 01 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  layer 2 optimism synthetix technology

Synthetix doubles down on Layer 2. Synthetix Integrates Optimistic Ethereum Synthetix staking is now compatible with Optimistic Ethereum. Synthetix announced the update in a...

Mar 29 2021

Top 5 Ethereum Updates: 3/29

Although the price of ETH has been relatively stagnant for the last few weeks, there are a lot of bullish things going on for Ethereum: ETH being moved off exchanges, increasing development activity for Ethereum, Uniswap v3 update, and more. Let’s look into some top Ethereum (ETH) news from last week. On- Chain Update...

Mar 26 2021

Ethereum Scaling Solution Optimism Delays Launch to July

Optimism has delayed its launch date until July. Optimism had originally planned to go live this month. Optimism "Adversaries" Delay Launch In a blog post titled "Optimistically Cautious,"...

Feb 26 2021

Ethereum L2 Optimism Launch Draws Near As a16z Announces Major Investment

The long-awaited Optimism Layer-2 solution full-fledged mainnet launch is drawing closer for Mar ‘21, fast tracked by the recent a16z venture capital $25M Series A round. Optimism utilizing the optimistic rollups technology is unarguably the best bet to scale Ethereum by combating rising fees on the Ethereum blockchain, amidst astronomically high demand for it’s...

Jan 16 2021

Optimism “Soft” Launches Layer-2 Solution Amid Ethereum Bull Run

Jan 16 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  fees layer 2 optimism scaling technology

The Ethereum bull run is in full swing, the soft launch of the Optimism...

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.

Jan 14 2021

Synthetix Protocol Steps on the Gas With Layer 2 Launch

As Ethereum gas prices continue to skyrocket, decentralized finance protocols are striving to implement Layer 2 (L2) scaling solutions, and Synthetix is the latest to launch. Synthetix, the DeFi-based synthetic assets protocol that tracks the value of real-world assets, is about to launch its Optimistic Ethereum mainnet, entering a new era...

Jan 05 2021

Ethereum Layer 2 Scaling Solution Optimism Mainnet Trial Nears

With Ethereum transaction fees off the chart again, there has never been a better time to roll out more Layer 2 scaling solutions, and Optimism will be next with its upcoming mainnet trial. Optimism, a primary Ethereum Layer 2 developer, has stated that it expects to release its preliminary mainnet on January 15 in conjunction with DeFi protocol Synthetix. The trial run will...

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