ZK rollups

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Immutable, Web3 Gaming Platform, Launches zkEVM Testnet in Bid to Diversify Infrastructure
The ZK rollup is built using Polygon scaling technology, designed to make it easier for developers to spin up new application-specific blockchains.
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Rollup (Bru-nO/Pixabay)
Zero-Knowledge Rollup ZKM Sets Out to Make Ethereum 'Universal Settlement Layer'
With funding from the foundation that oversees development of the Metis layer-2 Ethereum protocol, ZKM is developing a hybrid rollup that combines an Optmistic rollup and Zero...
Rollup (Bru-nO/Pixabay)

Avail founder Anurag Arjun. (Avail)
What Is Ethereum’s ‘Data Availability' Problem, and Why Does It Matter?
Separate “data availability” layers could reduce congestion on the Ethereum network by making it easier for ancillary “rollup” networks to verify that transactional details ex...
Avail founder Anurag Arjun. (Avail)

StarkWare co-founders President Eli Ben-Sasson and CEO Uri Kolodny. (StarkWare)
Layer-2 Blockchain Starknet's ‘Quantum Leap’ Upgrade Goes Live, for Speedier Transactions
The upgrade for Starknet, a layer-2 blockchain or "rollup" to the Ethereum blockchain, went live following a community vote that overwhelmingly agreed to deploy it to mainnet.
StarkWare co-founders President Eli Ben-Sasson and CEO Uri Kolodny. (StarkWare)

Joseph Lubin, founder of ConsenSys, speaks during ETHDenver in Denver, Colorado, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. ETHDenver is the largest Web3 #BUIDLathon in the world for Ethereum and other blockchain protocol enthusiasts, designers and developers. Photographer: Chet Strange/Bloomberg via Getty Images
MetaMask Developer ConsenSys Brings Layer 2 Blockchain ‘Linea’ to Ethereum Mainnet
The rollup chain from ConsenSys, known as a zkEVM, joins a growing field of projects aiming to expand access to Ethereum using zero-knowledge cryptography.
Joseph Lubin, founder of ConsenSys, speaks during ETHDenver in Denver, Colorado, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. ETHDenver is the largest Web3 #BUIDLathon in the world for Ethereum and other blockchain protocol enthusiasts, designers and developers. Photographer: Chet Strange/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Brendan Farmer, co-founder of Polygon. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Polygon 2.0 Roadmap Calls for ‘Unified Liquidity,’ Restaking, New Chains on Demand
Polygon, a staking solution for Ethereum, says its new architecture will include a shared bridge and a “coordination layer” that connects all of Polygon’s chains, with an emph...
Brendan Farmer, co-founder of Polygon. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

Projects competing to become the dominant "layer 2" network atop Ethereum are now competing to become networks of networks. (Unsplash)
Ethereum’s Layer 2 Teams Want You to Clone Their Code
By making their code open source and easy to replicate, projects including Arbitrum, Optimism and zkSync are making it easier for copycat blockchains to steal away their users...
Projects competing to become the dominant "layer 2" network atop Ethereum are now competing to become networks of networks. (Unsplash)

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Delphi Digital Leads $5M Seed Round for Money Market Protocol ZkLend
Three Arrows Capital and Starkware also invested in the round, which will go toward additional hiring and the launch of zkLend’s core products.
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ZK rollups take a major step forward.
Ethereum Gets an Upgraded Scaling Testnet – And It's Actually Years Ahead of Schedule
The zkEVM test network will be the first of its kind and could change the Ethereum scaling landscape in the near future.
ZK rollups take a major step forward.