Margaux Nijkerk

Margaux Nijkerk

Margaux Nijkerk reports on blockchain protocols with a focus on the Ethereum ecosystem. A graduate of Johns Hopkins and Emory universities, she has a masters in International Affairs & Economics. She holds a very small amount of ETH and other altcoins.

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What Is the Ethereum Blockchain’s Shanghai Hard Fork, and Why Does It Matter?
The network upgrade, set for March, will address staked ether withdrawals and reductions in gas fees for developers. The milestone will start a new era for the Ethereum ecosystem, following last year's much-hyped transition to a more energy-efficient "proof-of-stake" blockchain.
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Ethereum Developers to Launch New Testnet ‘Zhejiang’ for Simulating ETH Withdrawals
Users will be able to get a sense of how staked ETH withdrawals will work from a testnet due to go fully live on Feb. 7.
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Colapso de FTX y pruebas de rollup de ZK impulsan la volatilidad de las transacciones del cuarto trimestre de Polygon
El aumento en las direcciones diarias se debió en parte al lanzamiento de la testnet pública EVM de conocimiento cero de Polygon. Además, también se dieron nuevos acuerdos de colaboración con Starbucks e Instagram.
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Polygon Q4 Transaction Volatility Fueled by FTX Collapse, ZK Rollup Testing, Nansen Says
A surge in daily addresses was partially due to the launch of Polygon’s zero-knowledge EVM public testnet. There were also new partnership deals with Starbucks and Instagram.
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Web3 Developer Platform Alchemy Releases Transaction Simulation Product
The simulation will help reduce the chances of transactions becoming susceptible to scams.
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Ethereum's Buterin Proposes 'Stealth Addresses' to Enhance Privacy Protections
In a new blog, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin outlines a stealth address system that can help overcome the blockchain’s lack of privacy protections.
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Latest Ethereum ‘Shadow Fork’ Brings Blockchain’s Shanghai Upgrade Closer to Reality
The first set of testing has commenced for the much anticipated Shanghai upgrade, expected in March, that will enable staked ether withdrawals. Some minor glitches were reported.
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Polygon finaliza bifurcación para reducir subas en las comisiones de gas y reorganizaciones disruptivas
La actualización de software en el proyecto de escalado de Ethereum se implementó el martes e incluyó dos propuestas de diciembre que los equipos de validadores de Polygon votaron para aprobar.
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Crypto Developers Grew in Numbers Amid Bear Market, VC Firm Electric Capital Says
Developers are focusing on alternative ecosystems to Bitcoin and Ethereum, helping them grow faster, the VC firm said in a report.
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Polygon Completes Hard Fork to Reduce Gas Fee Spikes, Disruptive Reorgs
The software upgrade to the Ethereum-scaling project went live on Tuesday and included two proposals from December that Polygon validator teams voted to approve.
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