Tag: Vitalik Buterin

  • Crypto

    Where’s Ethereum 2.0 At? Vitalik Buterin Gives A Much-Needed Update

    Somehow, some way, a group of crypto crusaders managed to convinced Vitalik Buterin to grace the world’s first Ethereum Supermeetup, hosted at Token2049, with his presence. Justin Sun, the founder of rival blockchain Tron, may have been standing in the back of his room with a smirk on...

    Nick Chong | March 20, 2019 | 12:00 pm
  • Ethereum

    Crypto Research Claims Ethereum PoS Unsustainable, Vitalik Hits Back

    For the longest time, the developers behind the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain have had their eyes set on Proof of Stake (PoS). Serenity, as core developers call the iteration of their brainchild based on staking rather than mining, is slated to come to fruition over the coming years. But,...

    Nick Chong | March 8, 2019 | 2:00 pm
  • Ethereum

    Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Rebuts Criticism From Bitcoin Advocate

    Although Ethereum is one of the most well-recognized projects in this budding industry, it has undoubtedly gained notoriety in some circles of the cryptocurrency industry. While many have kept their apprehension self-contained, one gritty cynic took to Twitter to speak his mind, claiming that ETH is best kept...

    Nick Chong | December 30, 2018 | 2:00 pm
  • Vitalik

    Vitalik Buterin Receives Honorary PhD from Basel University

    One of the co-founders of the second largest public blockchain on the planet has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Basel. Vitalik Buterin received the recognition from the institution for his role in helping to build the Ethereum network. That’s Dr. Buterin to You..! According to...

    Rick D. | November 30, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • blockchains

    Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik: IBM Blockchain Is “Missing The Point”

    In recent years, as “Bitcoin”, “Ethereum”, and “blockchain” became common sounds in the global vernacular, a number of innovation-friendly corporations and forward-thinking startups have sought to implement this nascent innovation into their businesses. However, while many firms seem good-willed with their blockchain ambitions, some skeptics believe that these...

    Nick Chong | November 27, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • ethereum scaling

    Plasma Halted as Ethereum Seeks Alternative Scaling in zk-SNARKs

    Ethereum’s Achilles heel has always been scaling. Since its inception, developers have been researching different ways to scale the blockchain in order to increase network capacity and speed. Back in August 2017 Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, released an initial draft of the Plasma project which provided an off-chain...

    Martin Young | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • ethereum network

    Ethereum Researchers Unveil Casper Draft Whitepaper, Crucial For Scalability

    Just days after Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of the Ethereum Foundation, discussed the “Serenity Protocol” in front of Devcon4’s crowd of thousands, a consortium of four crypto researchers unveiled a draft whitepaper pertaining to CBC (Correct-By-Construction) Casper, which aims to solve Ethereum’s scalability concerns through Proof of Stake (PoS)....

    Nick Chong | November 6, 2018 | 8:00 am
  • devcon4

    Crypto Developments Aplenty at Devcon4, Ethereum 2.0 Among Them

    Amid a declining market, one of the crypto industry’s foremost events recently flew under the radar of many investors. The event, Devcon4, an Ethereum-centric event attended by some of this industry’s best and brightest, highlighted the fact that while the market is tanking, crypto’s fundamentals are booming beyond...

    Nick Chong | November 1, 2018 | 12:30 pm

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