After launching ZkSync Era for developers-only last month, the project took the additional step Friday of opening it to general users. The latest push comes just days ahead of Polygon’s planned rollout on Monday of its own “zero knowledge Ethereum Virtual Machine.”
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A recurring pattern of recent employee layoffs among tech giants reveals these companies are hedging against economic uncertainties.
Despite the current economic conditions, a number of tech giants are still likely to embark on company layoffs even though they are turning profits. These layoffs have been ascribed to a slowdown in BeginningEmbarkGiantsLayoffsProfitableQuarterlyResultsTech Read More
The United States commodities regulator received a crash course on decentralized finance (DeFi) on March 22. Crypto executives briefed the regulator on key issues affecting the space, including exploits, decentralization and digital identities.As part of a scheduled first meeting of the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) in Washington D.C., members CFTCsCommitteeDeFiDiscussedGatheredHeresTalkTech Read More
The next major line of defense is proper code auditing. This can’t merely be internal auditing done by the developers themselves. Instead, third-party services need to be employed that publish complete and transparent reports on any and all issues found within the code. These audits also need to be performed BoomsCryptoDevelopersSafetyTechUser Read More
The partnership of the CFTC with the industry professional seems to be in stark contrast with the other US agencies, such as the SEC, which has presented itself very coldly towards cryptocurrencies.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) declared the former White House Official Carole House as the new chair and AdvisoryAnnouncedCFTCCircleListMembersTechTRM Read More
Despite a turbulent week for crypto following the downfall of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank, Bitcoin (BTC) market cap has managed to flip that of tech giant Meta.At the time of writing, data from Companies Market Cap shows Bitcoin's market cap has reached $471.86 billion, surpassing that of Meta’s BitcoinCapFlipsGapGiantMarketMetaTechVisaWidens Read More
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has signaled receptiveness to the crypto and blockchain sector after including several executives from the space as part of its new Technology Advisory Committee (TAC). CFTC commissioner and TAC sponsor Christy Goldsmith Romero announced the updated membership via a public statement on March 13, AddsAdvisoryAvaCFTCCircleExecsFireblocksGroupLabsTech Read More
"To protect our markets from increasingly-sophisticated cyber attacks, to ensure responsible development of digital assets in a way that protects customers, and to ensure that the implications of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence are well understood, the Commission requires advice from technology experts," Goldsmith Romero said in a statement. "These AdvisoryAmongCFTCCircleExecutivesFireblocksGroupNamesTechTRM Read More
A plan to rescue startups and tech companies affected by the Silicon Valley Bank collapse is underway in the United Kingdom, according to multiple reports on March 12. The emergency plan will include a cash lifeline to a number of businesses. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said the government is working "at CollapseDeliverFirmsHurtmovingPacePlanRegulatorsSVBTech Read More