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Unpacking Vitalik’s ETH Roadmap

gm Bankless Nation, Bitcoin's surge is bringing good fortunes to the whole crypto ecosystem.
Feb 16, 20243 min read
Unpacking Vitalik’s ETH Roadmap
Published on Feb 16, 2024
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Moonbirds Acquired
  1. 🦉 Yuga acquires PROOF. BAYC-maker Yuga Labs has acquired PROOF, the startup behind the Moonbirds collection, for an undisclosed sum.
  2. 📲 Aptos debuts JamboPhone. Aptos is looking to bring its network to emerging markets via a low-cost $99 smartphone aiming to court users in Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America.
  3. 💰 MicroStrategy sitting on $10B in BTC. MicroStrategy's bitcoin holdings just surpassed $10 billion in value on the asset's recent price run.
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Coinbase's Bull Run Rip

📊 COIN rips. Coinbase released its Q4 2023 earnings report yesterday, crushing analyst expectations and sending COIN ripping upwards by over 12% in after-hours trading. What did the earnings call reveal?

Prices as of 5pm ET 24hr 7d
Crypto $1.95T ↘ 0.1% ↗ 9.6%
BTC $51,992 ↗ 0.8% ↗ 9.6%
ETH $2,790 ↘ 1.0% ↗ 12.1%
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Endgame 2.0

This is a big one.

Welcome to Part Two of Vitalik’s Endgame, where Ethereum Foundation researchers Mike Neuder & Domothy walk us through the updated Ethereum Roadmap, including The Surge, The Scourge, The Verge, The Purge and The Splurge.

What do all of the 'urges do? Dig in for the full breakdown.

Bankless Citizens get Early Access to our Monday podcast and an exclusive Debrief conversation unpacking the episode 👇

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The Bankless Guide to Bitcoin

You think you know Bitcoin?

Built on a peer-to-peer network, Bitcoin facilitates its digital currency, BTC, without a central authority. BTC offers direct and secure transactions between individuals without needing banks or other financial intermediaries.  

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