Zero-Knowledge Proofs

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)

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What Are Zero-Knowledge Proofs?
Zero-knowledge proofs (ZKPs) allow crypto network users to verify the validity of a transaction without revealing details of the transaction.
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Making Sense of Web3’s Burgeoning AI Ecosystem
Although the intersection of Web3 and AI has great potential, there is a lot of confusion about this emerging technology in the market today. Mapping out the GPU supply chain,...
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Polygon Stops Work on 'Edge,' Used to Build Dogechain, as Focus Turns to ZK
Polygon Labs, a developer of scaling networks for Ethereum, has shifted toward "Polygon CDK," a blockchain-development kit powered by zero-knowledge cryptography. The older "P...
DOGE Meme shiba inu (Atsuko Sato)

Sergey Nazarov Chainlink Co-founder (Chainlink Labs)
Chainlink Data Feeds Available on Polygon zkEVM
Developers building on Polygon’s zkEVM will be able to incorporate these data feeds into their on-chain applications.
Sergey Nazarov Chainlink Co-founder (Chainlink Labs)

Cronos Labs Managing Director Ken Timsit (Ken Tismit)
Cronos, Partner of Crypto.com, to Start Layer 2 Network With Matter Labs
The new "Cronos zkEVM chain" is launching initially as a test network, based on Matter Labs’ software tools, which can be used to spin up new layer 2 and layer 3 “hyperchains”...
Cronos Labs Managing Director Ken Timsit (Ken Tismit)

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin (Bradley Keoun/modified by CoinDesk)
Ethereum's Buterin Floats Prospect of Taking Some Layer-2 Functions Back on Main Chain
Vitalik Buterin, a member of the Ethereum Foundation's executive board, once pushed "layer-2" networks as a way to provide faster and cheaper transactions. Now he's got ideas...
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin (Bradley Keoun/modified by CoinDesk)

OKX Chief Innovation Officer Jason Lau (OKX)
Cryptocurrency Exchange OKX Coming Out With Layer 2 ‘X1’ Built on Polygon Technology
The OKB token will be used for gas fees on the new chain, which comes as rival crypto exchanges including Coinbase and reportedly Kraken are pursuing their own layer-2 project...
OKX Chief Innovation Officer Jason Lau (OKX)

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Nil Foundation Plans New Ethereum Rollup With Zero-Knowledge Proofs, Sharding
The foundation claims that this will be the first ZK rollup that enables sharding, combining two popular scaling technologies.
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Kraken Chairman Jesse Powell (CoinDesk)
Kraken Said to Seek Partner to Help Build It a Layer 2 Blockchain Network
The crypto exchange is still considering which blockchain developer should build its network, with Polygon, Matter Labs and the Nil Foundation in the mix, according to people...
Kraken Chairman Jesse Powell (CoinDesk)