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 argues that proof-of-stake is a ‘solution’ to Ethereum’s environmental woes

At a conference yesterday, Ethereum co-founder and unofficial figurehead Vitalik Buterin argued that Ethereum’s upcoming transition to a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism is a “solution” to the blockchain’s rampant energy consumption that has been incensing critics as of late. In an interview at the StartmeupHK virtual conference hosted from Hong Kong, Buterin said that while proof… Continue reading Vitalik argues that proof-of-stake is a ‘solution’ to Ethereum’s environmental woes

Vitalik argues that proof-of-stake is a 'solution' to Ethereum’s environmental woes

At a conference yesterday, Ethereum co-founder and unofficial figurehead Vitalik Buterin argued that Ethereum’s upcoming transition to a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism is a “solution” to the blockchain’s rampant energy consumption that has been incensing critics as of late. In an interview at the StartmeupHK virtual conference hosted from Hong Kong, Buterin said that while proof… Continue reading Vitalik argues that proof-of-stake is a 'solution' to Ethereum’s environmental woes

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 burns $6.7B of Shiba to reward generous hodlers

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has burned nearly half of the supply of the popular Dogecoin clone, Shiba Inu (SHIB). In a statement embedded into the transaction on May 16, Vitalik Buterin explained why he decided to burn $6.7 billion worth of SHIB tokens, emphasizing the “generosity” of the “dog token communities.” “I’ve actually been impressed… Continue reading Vitalik burns $6.7B of Shiba to reward generous hodlers

Vitalik burns $6.7B of Shiba to reward generous hodlers

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has burned nearly half of the supply of the popular Dogecoin clone, Shiba Inu (SHIB). In a statement embedded into the transaction on May 16, Vitalik Buterin explained why he decided to burn $6.7 billion worth of SHIB tokens, emphasizing the “generosity” of the “dog token communities.” “I’ve actually been impressed… Continue reading Vitalik burns $6.7B of Shiba to reward generous hodlers

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin becomes billionaire as Ether hits $3K

Vitalik Buterin, a co-founder of the world’s most popular smart contract platform, the Ethereum blockchain, has officially become a crypto billionaire. Buterin’s public Ether address, which he described as his main wallet back in 2018, has hit $1 billion on its balance following Ether’s meteoric rise above a $3,000 price mark on Monday. At the… Continue reading Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin becomes billionaire as Ether hits $3K

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 proposes solution to link certain layer-two scaling projects

In an ongoing effort to battle escalating transaction fees while creating a unified ecosystem, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed a solution for a particular type of cross-rollup scaling. The proposal outlines how two protocols using rollups can communicate with each other while maintaining interconnectivity and composability. Rollups are layer-two solutions that are essentially smart… Continue reading Vitalik proposes solution to link certain layer-two scaling projects

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin advises against Peter McCormack investment strategy

Quick take 1 minute read Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of the second biggest crypto project in the industry Ethereum has recently advised against a crypto investment style that did the rounds on Twitter. Peter McCormack loaned just over $46,000 in order to purchase the leading cryptocurrency which was a topic of discussion amongst crypto Twitter. … Continue reading Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin advises against Peter McCormack investment strategy

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

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 Says DeFi Users Are ‘Underestimating Smart Contract Risk’

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has warned of the dangers of ‘smart contract risk’ in DeFi protocols in an interview to mark Ethereum’s fifth birthday. Buterin also warned users not to ‘risk their life savings’ in DefI in his appearance on Laura Shin’s Unchained Podcast. Smart contract risk When asked about his main criticism and concerns… Continue reading Vitalik Says DeFi Users Are ‘Underestimating Smart Contract Risk’

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

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

Vitalik: Obsolete Mining Hardware Could be Used for Zero Knowledge Proofs

Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of the distributed Blockchain-computing platform, Ethereum, has had a lot to say in recent weeks. On April 25, Buterin appeared on The Shitcoin Dot Com Show to discuss the launch of Ethereum 2.0. During the interview, Vitalik was asked what people should do with their Ethereum miners once the network switches from… Continue reading Vitalik: Obsolete Mining Hardware Could be Used for Zero Knowledge Proofs