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CDCROP: Rolled up paper (Unsplash modified by CoinDesk)
Ethereum Scaling Platform zkSync v2 Goes Live Amid Controversy
Matter Labs pitches zkSync v2 as the “first” network of its kind to launch on Ethereum, but its competitors aren’t buying the hype.
CDCROP: Rolled up paper (Unsplash modified by CoinDesk)

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Ethereum Scaling Tool Polygon Launches its zkEVM Public Testnet
The company continues to be targeting the mainnet going live sometime in early 2023.
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CDCROP: An illustration by W. W. Denslow from L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz" (University of Virginia Library).
The Downside of Sanctioning Tornado Cash
OFAC’s blacklisting of an Ethereum smart contract stands to compromise innocent users’ privacy while doing little to stop bad actors.
CDCROP: An illustration by W. W. Denslow from L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz" (University of Virginia Library).

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Ethereum’s Rollup Race: What is a ‘True’ zkEVM?
The ZK rollup race between Ethereum layer 2s Scroll, Polygon and Matter Labs may come down to definitions.
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Matter Labs Schedules zkSync 2.0 Mainnet Launch for October
As Ethereum scaling competition heats up, Matter Labs says it will bring the first EVM-compatible ZK rollup to market.
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Jordi Baylina speaks at the EthCC 2022 conference in Paris. (Lyllah Ledesma)
Polygon Readies ZK Rollup Testnet, Eyes Mainnet Launch in 2023
Polygon zkEVM, the team’s EVM-compatible ZK rollup, describes it as "major leap forward" in the world of zero-knowledge technology.
Jordi Baylina speaks at the EthCC 2022 conference in Paris. (Lyllah Ledesma)

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A Major Crypto Exchange Abandons Ethereum: Is the World’s Computer Falling Behind?
By ditching Ethereum for Cosmos, dYdX has sparked claims that it has chosen sovereignty over security.
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Alan Howard-Backed Cryptography Investor Geometry Emerges From Stealth
Tom Walton-Pocock, the former CEO of zero-knowledge proofs shop Aztec, is heading up Geometry.
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How to Prevent the Metaverse From Becoming a Nightmare
Covering everything from zero-knowledge proofs to interplanetary file storage.
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CDCROP: The staff of StarkWare. Newly valued at $8B, the company scales blockchain to achieve the bandwidth needed for wider use. (Natalie Schor)
StarkWare Reaches $8B Valuation Following Latest $100M Funding Round
The blockchain scaling solution last raised funds in November at a $2 billion valuation.
CDCROP: The staff of StarkWare. Newly valued at $8B, the company scales blockchain to achieve the bandwidth needed for wider use. (Natalie Schor)