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Understanding Zero-Knowledge Proofs: A Deep Dive into Blockchain Privacy
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Understanding Zero-Knowledge Proofs: A Deep Dive into Blockchain Privacy

Explore how zero-knowledge proofs enhance blockchain security and privacy.

Axiom Secures $20 Million in Series A Funding for Blockchain Data Access Innovation
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Axiom Secures $20 Million in Series A Funding for Blockchain Data Access Innovation

Axiom, a smart contract infrastructure firm, raises $20M in Series A funding led by Paradigm and Standard Crypto, aiming to transform blockchain data access using zero-knowledge cryptography.

B Squared Network Announces Seed Investments by HashKey Capital, OKX Ventures, IDG Capital
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B Squared Network Announces Seed Investments by HashKey Capital, OKX Ventures, IDG Capital

B² Network secures significant seed investments from top venture capitals for its innovative Bitcoin Layer 2 solutions, aiming to transform Bitcoin's utility and adoption in the crypto ecosystem.

RISC Zero Announces Open Sourcing of Key Technological Innovations
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RISC Zero Announces Open Sourcing of Key Technological Innovations

RISC Zero's latest announcement reinforces open-source development ethos and vision for a secure digital world, transforming zero-knowledge cryptography and blockchain technology, enabling developers to create unprecedented solutions.

NEAR and Polygon Partner to Launch zkWASM
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NEAR and Polygon Partner to Launch zkWASM

NEAR Foundation and Polygon Labs are collaborating on zkWASM, a zero-knowledge prover for WASM blockchains, to enhance interoperability with Ethereum and improve scalability and decentralization.

Bitget U30 Hackathon Recognizes Budding AI and Blockchain Innovators
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Bitget U30 Hackathon Recognizes Budding AI and Blockchain Innovators

Bitget’s Under 30 Virtual Hackathon, a part of its Blockchain4Youth initiative, concluded on October 16, 2023, showcasing exemplary AI and blockchain innovations. With over 1,000 participating teams, winners were recognized across various categories, each receiving $10,000. The hackathon highlighted promising young talents, aligning with Bitget's aim of promoting blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption among the youth.

Polygon Expanded Collaborations with Disney, Meta, Starbucks, and More in Q2 2023
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Polygon Expanded Collaborations with Disney, Meta, Starbucks, and More in Q2 2023

Accordint to a report released by Messari, Polygon ($MATIC), a suite of Ethereum-based scaling solutions, unveiled key insights and recent developments in its ecosystem for the second quarter of 2023.

AntChain Integrates Zero-Knowledge Proof for Enhanced Privacy and Verification in Web3.0 Era
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AntChain Integrates Zero-Knowledge Proof for Enhanced Privacy and Verification in Web3.0 Era

Ant Group's AntChain has announced a new architecture upgrade for its privacy collaboration platform, AntChain FAIR, introducing Zero-Knowledge Proof (ZKP) as a core technology for verifiable computation. This extends trustworthy data transfer to the verification of computation processes, data attributes, and identities.

ZeroSync to Bring ZK-Proofs to Expedite Bitcoin Validation
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ZeroSync to Bring ZK-Proofs to Expedite Bitcoin Validation

Swiss-based nonprofit, ZeroSync Association, is developing open-source tooling that enables users to validate the state of the Bitcoin network using zero-knowledge proofs (ZK-proofs) without downloading the entire blockchain. ZeroSync uses StarkWare's proprietary Zero-Knowledge Scalable Transparent Argument of Knowledge (zk-STARK) validity proofs to generate succinct ZK-proofs for the Bitcoin blockchain, promising to overhaul the process of verifying the Bitcoin blockchain, which still requires node operators to download a large amount of data to synchronize the correct state of the Bitcoin network.

EU Passes Vote for Digital Wallet
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EU Passes Vote for Digital Wallet

The European Parliament passed a plenary vote for interinstitutional negotiations to create a EU-wide digital wallet. The eID amendments include zero-knowledge proofs to enable citizens to control their identity data.

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