Vitalik Buterin makes list of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2021

Time magazine has named Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin one of the most influential people this year, along with musicians, world leaders, activists, and others. Appearing in the list of Time’s innovators for 2021, Buterin is named alongside Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang, Tesla CEO and Dogecoin (DOGE) proponent Elon Musk, and others. In his profile on… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin makes list of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2021

Vitalik Buterin Reveals Biggest Ethereum Regret

Ethereum’s founder Vitalik Buterin has revealed his biggest regret since creating the Ethereum network. The Russian-Canadian stated that his biggest regret was the decision to have 8 co-founders for the project. In technical terms, he expressed his disappointment with the design of the Ethereum Virtual Machine. In an AMA on Twitter, Vitalik Buterin fielded questions… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin Reveals Biggest Ethereum Regret

Even Vitalik Buterin is surprised at just how long Eth2 is taking

Ethereum’s visionary co-founder Vitalik Buterin has commented on the obstacles on the roadmap to Eth2 at a conference in Hong Kong. Speaking partly in Mandarin at the Virtual Fintech Forum at this week’s StartmeupHK Festival 2021, Buterin said that technology wasn’t the major issue with the world’s largest smart contract network. He admitted that building… Continue reading Even Vitalik Buterin is surprised at just how long Eth2 is taking

Vitalik Buterin: Cryptocurrency Getting Ready for Mainstream Adoption

Vitalik Buterin has made it clear in an exclusive interview with CNN Business on May 20, 2021, that despite the latest cryptocurrency market crash, crypto is not just a toy anymore and the industry is getting ripe for mainstream adoption. Buterin says he thinks Bitcoin could be left behind in innovation if the technology is… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin: Cryptocurrency Getting Ready for Mainstream Adoption

Vitalik Buterin: NFTs can be a social good, not just a casino for rich celebrities

Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin believes NFTs can be applied to socially relevant causes such as charities and funding public goods, but not while the technology is still viewed as a “casino that largely benefits already-wealthy celebrities.” The author of the Ethereum whitepaper said there was little social value in helping celebrities like Elon Musk add… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin: NFTs can be a social good, not just a casino for rich celebrities

Vitalik Buterin Proposes Emergency PoS Merger

Vitalik Buterin, ethereum’s co-founder, has published a method to quickly merge the current Proof of Work (PoW) blockchain with the recently launched Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchain. “The ethpow node must add an RPC submitBlock mechanism, and if a block is submitted using this mechanism by the beacon node, PoW checks (including difficulty update formula… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin Proposes Emergency PoS Merger

Vitalik Buterin discusses CBDC projects believing that one day they could easily convert into cryptocurrencies | crypto | CBDC | Ethereum | Vitalik Buterin | crypto news

Quick take 1 minute read Central-bank digital currencies have been a big part of the industry now for over a year.  Many governments all over the world are looking into the potential of developing their own CBDC project with China looking to be the 1st to launch its own digital yuan. Central-bank digital currencies have… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin discusses CBDC projects believing that one day they could easily convert into cryptocurrencies | crypto | CBDC | Ethereum | Vitalik Buterin | crypto news

Vitalik Buterin outlines next steps for Ethereum after Beacon Chain launch

Following the successful launch of Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0 — the first concrete step in building the next iteration of the protocol — Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin published an updated roadmap of what comes next for the project. The current development of Ethereum 2.0 is generally divided into phases. Phase 0 is the barebones Beacon… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin outlines next steps for Ethereum after Beacon Chain launch

Ethereum’s Buterin wishes Tezos well, despite previous criticism

There is no element of certainty in the crypto-market, whether it is a price trend or a position. The same was recently proven by Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin after he appeared to change his opinion on Tezos. During a recent Twitter exchange, Buterin commented,  “I hope Tezos does well. It has genuinely interesting and well-thought-out tech… Continue reading Ethereum’s Buterin wishes Tezos well, despite previous criticism

Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum 2.0 Presents a ‘Much Harder’ Challenge Than We Thought

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says he would “freely admit” that Ethereum 2.0 is “much harder” to implement from a technical perspective than he had expected. Buterin made his remarks during a debate with Bitcoin maximalist Samson Mow on Peter McCormack’s podcast on Aug. 16. During the debate, the trio discussed the reasons for the “open… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum 2.0 Presents a ‘Much Harder’ Challenge Than We Thought

Vitalik Buterin Admits ETH 2.0 Is Much Harder To Implement Than He Initially Expected ⋆ ZyCrypto

Ethereum, the platform that birthed the initial coin offering (ICO) craze and DeFi, has a very significant upgrade on the horizon — ETH 2.0. This upgrade will improve the ethereum network’s scalability and overall efficiency while also offering users staking rewards. After several delays, the ETH 2.0 mainnet is expected to finally launch in November.… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin Admits ETH 2.0 Is Much Harder To Implement Than He Initially Expected ⋆ ZyCrypto

Vitalik Buterin: Future Lotteries Could Benefit From ETH 2.0’s Randomness

Discussing Ethereum’s (ETH) hackathon in partnership with the Colorado State Lottery, Vitalik Buterin opined that in the future, such lotteries could benefit from Ethereum 2.0’s Verifiable Delay Function. No immediate use for Ethereum in the project The Ethereum creator will be one of the guests at the virtual opening ceremony for the Colorado State Lottery… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin: Future Lotteries Could Benefit From ETH 2.0’s Randomness

Vitalik Buterin Says Mysterious High-Fee ETH Transactions May Be An Exchange Being Blackmailed ⋆ ZyCrypto

A few days ago, the ethereum network witnessed two transactions sent from the same address and with an abnormally high transaction fee. The first transaction involved $133 worth of ethereum and cost $2.6 million to transfer the funds. A couple of hours later, the same user spent another $2.6 million to send ETH worth around… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin Says Mysterious High-Fee ETH Transactions May Be An Exchange Being Blackmailed ⋆ ZyCrypto

Buterin and Winklevosses Address Twitter Censorship Battle

Ethereum creator, Vitalik Buterin, and Gemini exchange founders, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, expressed their opinions on recent efforts at social media censorship. “I’ve talked before about the rise of corporations regulating governments but here we have Twitter soft-censoring the U.S. president on the grounds of incitement of violence,” Buterin said in a May 29 tweet… Continue reading Buterin and Winklevosses Address Twitter Censorship Battle

Vitalik Buterin: Crisis Highlights the Need for Ethereum

Speaking at the Ethereal Summit 2020 on May 7, Buterin believes the Ethereum network could help play a leading role in connecting nations. 5621 Total views News Vitalik Buterin believes that Ethereum can play a role in a future global crisis as the glue that helps bind nations together. The Ethereum co-founder spoke at the… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin: Crisis Highlights the Need for Ethereum

BTC Worries, Buterin ‘Embarrassed,’ Blockchain Fights Coronavirus: Hodler’s Digest, March 23-29

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week A calmer week for Bitcoin — but price may not… Continue reading BTC Worries, Buterin ‘Embarrassed,’ Blockchain Fights Coronavirus: Hodler’s Digest, March 23-29

Vitalik Buterin Sees Future in Decentralized Privacy Currency

With governments increasingly looking at launching their own digital currencies, you might worry that crypto just can’t compete with national financial infrastructures. Not so, says Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. Buterin spoke with Block TV podcast on March 4 about his predictions for the future of currency — specifically the fate of decentralization. He claimed that… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin Sees Future in Decentralized Privacy Currency

Vitalik Buterin Reveals Ethereum 2.0 Roadmap to Cointelegraph

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin discussed plans for Ethereum 2.0 during an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph on Feb.19 at the Stanford Blockchain Conference. Buterin explained that the major development for ETH 2.0 over the course of this year is the launch of Phase 0. He said: “Phase 0 is the first phase of the Ethereum 2.0… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin Reveals Ethereum 2.0 Roadmap to Cointelegraph

Vitalik Buterin Advocates to Free Ethereum Researcher Charged for Aiding North Korea

Vitalik Buterin is advocating to free Virgil Griffith, an Ethereum Foundation researcher arrested days ago for allegedly aiding North Korea evade sanctions using blockchain. “I refuse to take the convenient path of throwing Virgil under the bus,” said Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin on Twitter, “because I firmly believe that that would be wrong.” He cites… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin Advocates to Free Ethereum Researcher Charged for Aiding North Korea

Poll: 60% Tell Vitalik Buterin ‘No’ to Ethereum Reversing Transactions

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has sparked controversy among cryptocurrency users after suggesting developers could reverse transactions. Buterin’s community feedback falls flat In a Twitter survey on Oct. 26, Buterin quizzed followers about their opinion of reversing chain activity in the event of a major hack of an exchange or similar entity. “Suppose a popular smart… Continue reading Poll: 60% Tell Vitalik Buterin ‘No’ to Ethereum Reversing Transactions

Vitalik Buterin Thinks Proof of Stake Will Make Ethereum Safer than Bitcoin | BTCMANAGER

Ethereum founder and programmer Vitalik Buterin thinks the Proof-of-Stake protocol will make the Ethereum blockchain safer than Bitcoin in the next few years according to a press release dated October 9, 2019, from Decrypt. On the stage of the Ethereum conference in Osaka, Mr. Buterin explained the reasons why network attacks will be more expensive… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin Thinks Proof of Stake Will Make Ethereum Safer than Bitcoin | BTCMANAGER

Vitalik Buterin, Joseph Lubin Each Donate 1,000 Ether to Moloch DAO

Ethereum founders Joseph Lubin and Vitalik Buterin and their respective organizations ConsenSys and the Ethereum Foundation are each donating 1,000 ether (ETH) to the Moloch decentralized autonomous organization (DAO). This donation brings the organization’s total funds up to $1 million, a Cointelegraph correspondent learned at the Ethereal Summit on May 10. The stated objective of… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin, Joseph Lubin Each Donate 1,000 Ether to Moloch DAO

Vitalik Buterin appreciates Bitcoin Cash for scheduling implementation of Schnorr signatures ahead of Bitcoin

Vitalik Buterin, the brainchild of the second largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, spoke at ETH Cape Town on April 2019. Speaking about the forks of Bitcoin, Buterin said that Bitcoin Cash SV was overrated and considered Bitcoin Cash to be underrated. Buterin said: “I think BSV is like still overrated for as long as the market cap… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin appreciates Bitcoin Cash for scheduling implementation of Schnorr signatures ahead of Bitcoin

Ethereum Gas Fees: Why Vitalik Buterin Might be Right or Wrong With His Proposals

Ethereum is the leading smart contract platform globally and it gave rise to the ICO world. The inventor of Ethereum is Vitalik Buterin, and he is in the eye of the storm for proposing new wallet fees.  A few weeks ago, a particular news item made ripples through the crypto community. This wave came from… Continue reading Ethereum Gas Fees: Why Vitalik Buterin Might be Right or Wrong With His Proposals