The developers decided to keep Shanghai’s range relatively small. The main reason for this is to get your staked Ethereum withdrawals as soon as possible — picking 10 books you want to read on Sunday from columns and interviews published this week.
What is Ethereum’s next big update “Shanghai”?why it matters
In March, the Ethereum blockchain will undergo its biggest update since moving to a proof-of-stake (PoS) system last September.
Once the update, dubbed “Shanghai,” is complete, the 16 million staked Ethereum (ETH) will finally be available for withdrawal by validators who help keep the network running. …read more
What holds DAO down?
In 2021, DAOs (Decentralized Autonomous Organizations) jumped out of the blockchain world and spread into the real world. Until then, most DAOs were limited to managing financial protocols and digital assets.
Backed by newly enacted DAO laws in Wyoming, Vermont, and Tennessee, the DAO can acquire real-world assets such as rare artwork, golf courses, original copies of the U.S. Constitution, NBA teams, and real estate. I started aiming. CityDAO, which I founded, also purchased 40 acres of land in Wyoming. …read more
Advantages and disadvantages of regulating crypto assets as “gambling”
New ideas for cryptocurrency regulation have emerged following the shocking collapse of FTX. The idea is to regulate crypto assets as “gambling.”
“Crypto trading is at its core,” said Todd Baker, senior fellow at the Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy at Columbia University. It should be regulated, which means it’s gambling that mimics finance, regardless of what its supporters say or what people believe.” …read more
Impact of crypto asset technology beyond crypto assets
After a turbulent 2022, many of the optimists welcome the opportunity to focus less on market dynamics and more on the global impact of the continued development of cryptocurrency technology.
It has the potential to have a fairly large impact, expanding economic opportunities and individual empowerment, and changing the way finance and culture exist, and deserves more attention. …read more
How to make NFT the mainstay of the intellectual property business
Securities laws have often driven crypto-related policies. But for NFTs, intellectual property rights need to take precedence. Treating all NFTs as financial assets undermines America’s absolute position in intellectual property.
The immediate risk posed by a one-size-fits-all approach is to undermine the commercial viability of NFTs. …read more
Dawn of ‘ReFi’ ─ From a sticky note pasted on the entrance of an apartment
When society fell apart, people rose up, that’s how Manuel Alzuru felt after moving to Barcelona in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
He got infected with the new coronavirus. “There was nowhere to turn for help. All the hospitals and clinics were completely destroyed,” Al-Zour recalled. …read more
Stablecoins, Niche Uses Are Not Bad
In December 2022, the United Nations announced plans to use stablecoins to help Ukrainian citizens. Starting with the three cities of Kyiv, Lviv and Vinnytsia, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will begin direct transfers of USD Coin (USDC), the second largest stablecoin by market capitalization. …read more
Fed’s Success Hurts Bitcoin’s Wall Street Story: How to Know Its True Value?
Economic data and other indicators, including the upbeat mood in financial markets, suggest that the US Federal Reserve (Fed) may succeed in a soft landing for the US economy, contrary to initial expectations. .
If so, investment advisors recommending Bitcoin (BTC) will have to go back to the drawing board on how to explain this difficult-to-classify asset as something that beginners can understand and hold in their portfolios. became. …read more
ICO deserves a second thought
In the aftermath of the FTX bankruptcy, U.S. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown recently announced that he is considering legislation aimed at protecting retail investors from cryptocurrency fraud.
But politicians and regulators should proceed with caution. Those uninformed may be skeptical of cryptocurrency innovation, but the most obvious innovation is the ICO (initial coin offering). …read more
Good due diligence on exchanges will shape the industry in 2023
The cryptocurrency industry lost a lot in 2022, but there is widespread optimism that it will come back strong and for the better.
According to Doug Schwenk, CEO of Digital Asset Research (DAR) and analyst in the field of digital assets, one reason for such optimism is risk awareness. It’s a good investment and good due diligence. …read more
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