Here’s what happened in Web3 world this week (Aug 8-12)

Vitalik Buterin suggests using stealth addresses to protect NFT ownership data Ethereum co-founder suggested using “a low-tech approach to add a significant amount of privacy to the NFT ecosystem” – stealth addresses.  This method would mean that an NFT sender could protect their address when sending the NFT to a new owner. Only the receiver, […]

Who is Vitalik Buterin?

Born on January 31, 1994 Canadian-Russian nationality Ethereum co-founder Youngest billionaire in the world   Vitalik Buterin, often referred to simply as Vitalik in the crypto space, is a co-founder of Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency in the world. Childhood and education Born in 1994 in Kolomna, Russia, Vitalik immigrated to Canada with his parents in […]

What is cryptocurrency?

In simple terms, a cryptocurrency is a digital form of money, a digital asset representing a store of value. It is a decentralized currency built on blockchain. A cryptocurrency is:  Decentralized Encrypted Recorded and verified on a blockchain Not controlled by any government or other authority The first-ever (and the biggest one by market capitalization) […]