Layer 2

Bitcoin Lightning Network Growth Passes New Milestones

However, only about 58% of nodes are operating channels and earning yield.

Tech  ·  18 August 2021

EY Releases Zero-Knowledge Layer to Tackle Increasing Ethereum Costs

The tool was built to address network congestion and rising transaction costs brought about by the growth of decentralized finance (DeFi).

News  ·  5 July 2021

Ethereum Gas Fees at 6-Month Low as Market Cools, Layer 2 Solutions Ease Congestion

Ethereum gas fees have abated with decreasing network congestion. Also, there's Flashbots.

Markets  ·  28 June 2021

Institutional Investors Come to Polygon Amid Rising Ethereum Layer-2 Demand, Blockchain Data Shows

Questions remain about promised scalability improvement from Ethereum 2.0.

Tech  ·  16 June 2021

DARMA Capital Bets $3M on Scalable DeFi Exchange With Settlement Finality

Nahmii, not Polygon, is where DARMA is placing its bet on layer 2 scaling solutions.

Business  ·  11 May 2021

DeFi Major Aave Working With Polygon to Bypass Ethereum Congestion

Whopping gas fees shouldn't limit DeFi to five-figure portfolios, said Aave founder Stani Kulechov.

Tech  ·  31 March 2021

Micorosft’s ION Digital ID Network Is Live on Bitcoin

Imagine never having to use a password or a username ever again. Networks like ION could make this a reality.

News  ·  25 March 2021

Matic Network Now ‘Polygon’ as Platform Targets Ethereum’s L2 Woes

Polygon is building a layer 2 aggregator for sidechains, rollups and even whole blockchains in a bid to fix Ethereum’s transaction limitations.

Tech  ·  9 February 2021
Base Layers

The Rise of Layer 2s Spells End for Altcoins

Bitcoin is no longer limited to a single chain, meaning altcoins like ether are trending towards irrelevancy, says the neuroscientist and DeFi entrepreneur.

People  ·  3 January 2021