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The Protocol: Another Episode in the Layer-2 Teams Drama
We take a look at what unfolded after Matter Labs’ planned to trademark the term “ZK.”
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Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)
Avail Data Availability Integrated by Arbitrum, Optimism, Polygon, StarkWare, ZkSync
The chains' users will be able to opt in or out to use Avail for data availability, to stash the reams of data produced for all their transactions taking place.
Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)

StarkWare CEO Eli Ben-Sasson, speaking at ETHDenver. (Danny Nelson)
Starknet, an Ethereum Layer 2, Plans 'Parallel Execution' to Mimic Solana's Speed Feature
The new feature, described as "multitasking for rollups," is on Starknet's project road map for the second quarter, released Wednesday.
StarkWare CEO Eli Ben-Sasson, speaking at ETHDenver. (Danny Nelson)

Ethereum Foundation's Tim Beiko joined The Protocol podcast to discuss the implications of the Dencun upgrade. (CoinDesk, modified using PhotoMosh)
Debating Dencun: Will Ethereum's Big Update Help or Harm the Network?
While Ethereum's rollup-centric roadmap could help the ecosystem reach new levels of scale, some developers think relying on third parties to improve access to Ethereum could...
Ethereum Foundation's Tim Beiko joined The Protocol podcast to discuss the implications of the Dencun upgrade. (CoinDesk, modified using PhotoMosh)

Steven Goldfeder, CEO of Offchain Labs, the primary developer behind Arbitrum, spoke last week at the ETHDenver conference. (Danny Nelson)
Ethereum Fees Set to Drop for Arbitrum, Polygon, Starknet, Base. But How Much?
Leading figures behind layer-2 teams told CoinDesk how Ethereum's upcoming Dencun upgrade will affect their networks – and costs.
Steven Goldfeder, CEO of Offchain Labs, the primary developer behind Arbitrum, spoke last week at the ETHDenver conference. (Danny Nelson)

StarkWare CEO Eli Ben-Sasson, speaking at ETHDenver on Thursday. (Danny Nelson)
StarkWare Unveils New 'Stwo' Cryptographic Prover That's 'Blazingly Fast'
The upgraded prover should lead to faster and cheaper transactions, according to StarkWare. The news comes just a week after StarkWare and Polygon announced Circle STARKS, a n...
StarkWare CEO Eli Ben-Sasson, speaking at ETHDenver on Thursday. (Danny Nelson)

Eli Ben-Sasson, Co-founder and President of Starkware (Starkware)
Starknet's STRK Jumps After Developer StarkWare Agrees to Delay Token Unlocks
StarkWare, the developer behind the Ethereum layer-2 blockchain Starknet, had come under heavy criticism for the unlocking schedule for its new STRK tokens.
Eli Ben-Sasson, Co-founder and President of Starkware (Starkware)

Co-founder of Polygon Brendan Farmer (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Polygon, StarkWare Tout New 'Circle STARKs' as Breakthrough for Zero-Knowledge Proofs
Circle STARKs are supposed to accelerate the proving process for zero-knowledge rollups, according to a white paper published by Polygon Labs and StarkWare.
Co-founder of Polygon Brendan Farmer (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

Headshot of Starknet Foundation CEO Diego Oliva
STRK Tokens Claimed Hit 420M in a Day as On-Chain Metrics Soar
The Starknet blockchain hit a record-high 1.06 million transactions on Tuesday, with a peak of 45.2 transactions per second.
Headshot of Starknet Foundation CEO Diego Oliva