StarkNet makes Cairo 1.0 open source in first step toward community control

Zero-knowledge (ZK)-Rollup tech company StarkWare has officially open sourced its new programming language compiler, Cairo 1.0, which will soon be supported on Ethereum layer-2 scaling solution StarkNet in Q1 2023.  The news was announced by StarkWare — the company behind StarkNet — in a Nov. 25 Twitter post. StarkWare’s rollup technology and recursive proofs offer […]

L2 is crucial to Ethereum decentralization, censorship resistance, says researcher

Ethereum layer-2 scaling platform StarkWare has officially launched the StarkNet Foundation with the introduction of a diverse board that aims to safeguard Ethereum’s decentralization and censorship resistance. Seven individuals, including key members from the Ethereum ecosystem and wider cryptocurrency space, will head up the non-profit entity. An announcement shared with Cointelegraph outlined the role of the […]

60 million NFTs could be minted in a single transaction: StarkWare founder

Zero-knowledge (ZK) rollup tech company StarkWare founder Eli Ben-Sasson says its new Recursive validity proofs could theoretically roll up as many as 60 million transactions into one on the Ethereum blockchain. The zkSTARK co-inventor made the comments to Cointelegraph during ETH Seoul on Aug. 7 after announcing the start of production of StarkWare’s new Recursive […]

MakerDAO deploys on layer-2 network StarkNet to enhance functions of DAI stablecoin

MakerDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization serving the popular DeFi lending protocol Maker, has announced an upcoming deployment schedule on the decentralized zero-knowledge (ZK) Ethereum rollup, StarkNet. Expected to become fully operational in the third quarter of this year as identified in the protocol’s roadmap, the integration will seek to enhance the multichain capabilities of their […]

Finance Redefined: 1Password partners with Phantom, and Stark deploys nine DApps, Feb. 18–25

Welcome to the latest edition of Cointelegraph’s decentralized finance newsletter. In the aftermath of concerning political situations this week, the markets reacted strongly to the downside, but some assets attempted a recovery to end the week positively. 1Password collaborates with Phantom Wallet on API service Digital security platform 1Password announced a joint partnership with Phantom […]