• ConsenSys Securosys ETH 2.0 staking
    Ethereum,  Technology

    ConsenSys, Securosys launch secure ETH 2.0 staking system

    The firms have developed a hardware-based system for creating Ethereum 2.0 withdrawal keys securing long-term ether stakes

    By combining Switzerland-based Securosys’s Hardware Security Modules with ConsenSys Codefi’s staking technology, the companies said they can generate Ethereum 2.0 withdrawal keys that can safely be stored and managed to protect staked ether during the transition from the Ethereum to Eth 2.0 blockchain.

  • Feds are coming for DeFi
    Cryptocurrencies,  Regulation

    The feds are coming for DeFi

    In the wake of criminal charges leveled at exchange and derivatives platform BitMEX, decentralized finance projects may find they’re not untouchable

    The idea of decentralized finance is that there is no central authority in charge to control the exchange’s operations doesn’t mean they can get away with lax or no know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money-laundering (AML) compliance. Or that there is no one to be held accountable.

  • SKALE Network token sale
    Ethereum,  Technology

    SKALE Network’s token sale announced

    The Aug. 17 Dutch auction will make the Ethereum layer-2 blockchain platform the first to launch on ConsenSys Codefi’s Activate platform

    An Ethereum layer-two blockchain platform, the SKALE network allows developers to easily build highly configurable, completely decentralized, cloud-based blockchains capable of running 2,000 transactions per second, complete with sub-second block times.