Category: vitalik buterin

Plan B’s Stock-to-Flow Price Model Denounced by Vitalik Buterin, Says Model Can Be ‘Harmful’

Plan B’s Stock-to-Flow Price Model Denounced by Vitalik Buterin, Says Model Can Be ‘Harmful’

For a few years now, the pseudonymous creator of the popular stock-to-flow (S2F) bitcoin price model, Plan B, has become a very well known bitcoin influencer gathering 1.8 million Twitter followers. However, after the S2F price model didn’t come to fruition and dropped well below the price targets in 2022, Plan B and his price […]

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Hacker transfers 1 million Optimism (OP) tokens to Vitalik Buterin after hack

Hacker transfers 1 million Optimism (OP) tokens to Vitalik Buterin after hack

Vitalik Buterin and Ethereum’s security expert Yoav Weiss have received one million OP tokens each from the hacker supposed to be a whitehat. Marketmaker Wintermute has taken the responsibility for the hack and promised to return the stolen funds. Ethereum’s Layer-2 scalability solution Optimism launched its governance token OP earlier this month. However, it has […]

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Vitalik’s Wallet Receives 1 Million OP Tokens From Optimism Exploiter

Vitalik’s Wallet Receives 1 Million OP Tokens From Optimism Exploiter

Blockchain data shows that the recent, unintended recipient of 20 million OP tokens from Optimism has sent 1 million of those tokens to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. According to Blockchain security firm PeckShield, the exploiter’s network address sent 1,000,000 OP to an address previously established as belonging to Vitalik. The funds are worth about $874,000 […]

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Defi Educator Says $22 Billion in ETH 2.0 Funds Won’t Be Liquid Immediately After PoS Transition

Defi Educator Says $22 Billion in ETH 2.0 Funds Won’t Be Liquid Immediately After PoS Transition

As Ethereum’s transition to proof-of-stake (PoS) gets closer and the network’s hashrate taps another all-time high, the Ethereum 2.0 contract is close to nearing 13 million ether worth $22.6 billion using today’s ether exchange rates. Moreover, according to a decentralized finance (defi) educator, the $22.6 billion worth of ethereum that continues to grow won’t be […]

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Ethereum’s Beacon Network Deals With a 7-Block Chain Reorganization

Ethereum’s Beacon Network Deals With a 7-Block Chain Reorganization

On May 25, seven blocks were reorganized on Ethereum’s Beacon chain at 8: 55: 23 a.m. (UTC) at block height 3,887,075 all the way to block 3,887,081. The reorganization was discovered by Martin Köppelmann who noted the “current attestation strategy of nodes should be reconsidered to hopefully result in a more stable chain.” Ethereum’s Beacon […]

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Following The Recent Crypto-Twitter Saga, Vitalik Buterin Gives Two Cent

Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter has continued to draw reactions from crypto market participants. Vitalik Buterin, the founder of the Ethereum blockchain, has shared his thoughts on the consequence of the acquisition.  Twitter’s changing ownership could affect morale says Buterin In a tweet, Buterin opined that the largest outcome of Elon Musk’s ownership of Twitter […]

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Vitalik Buterin’s Take on the Musk-Twitter Takeover

Vitalik Buterin’s Take on the Musk-Twitter Takeover

Besides generating a lively discussion among Twitter users across the globe, Elon Musk’s bid to acquire the social media platform for $43 billion in cash has also galvanized the blockchain’s billionaire club. In the latest, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has made his mind public on the issue. In a tweet on Saturday, he said he doesn’t […]

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Ethereum’s Merge Will Occur Later Than June 2022, Says Developer (Report)

Ethereum’s Merge Will Occur Later Than June 2022, Says Developer (Report)

Tim Beiko – a computer scientist who coordinates Ethereum developers – reportedly said that the protocol’s much-anticipated transition from a proof of work mining model to proof of stake will probably be completed a few months after June. ‘No Firm Date yet’ Vitalik Buterin’s blockchain brainchild – Ethereum – is expected to switch from the […]

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Vitalik Buterin Makes A Bullish Case For Bitcoin Maximalists

Vitaliilk Buterin, the pioneer of the Ethereum blockchain, has not been a fan of Bitcoin maximalism. In several instances, including last year when El Salvador adopted Bitcoin as legal tender, Buterin derided Bitcoin maximalists as being too close-minded for their good. However, in his latest private blogpost, Buterin seems to have had a change of […]

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