Jacob Oliver

Jacob Oliver
Bentonville, AR

Jacob Oliver

U.S. Editor
Bentonville, AR
Jacob is a former college English instructor who first encountered the radical potential of blockchain technology in 2017. Since then, he has worked as a consultant for multiple startups in the space while simultaneously pursuing his Ph.D. in English at the University of Washington. He is the University of Chicago’s foremost authority on Elvis.
  • Goerli Testnet Merge Successful

    News

    The Ethereum Foundation has successfully executed its Goerli testnet merge. Last Ethereum Testnet Merge The final “trial run” for the Merge has been successfully completed. The Goerli testnet merge was...

  • SEC, CFTC Want Private Funds to Report Crypto Holdings

    News

    The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission are hoping to add new levels to the disclosures they require from large hedge funds and private wealth management...

  • Buterin, Armstrong, Aoki Targeted in Tornado Cash ETH Dusting Spree

    Technology

    Someone has been using Tornado Cash to withdraw ETH into the wallets of several high-profile crypto personalities following yesterday’s sanctions by the U.S. Treasury. The implications of the stunt are far...

  • Galaxy Digital Lost Over Half a Billion Dollars in Q2

    News

    Galaxy Digital Holdings released its financials Monday for the three- and six-month periods ending June 30, 2022. It reported more than half a billion dollars in losses in the second...

  • Crypto “Has to Transform Into Something Useful” by 2032: Vitalik Buterin

    People

    Buterin has reiterated his view that ZK-Rollups are likely to be Ethereum’s top Layer 2 scaling weapon, and said that quantum computing will be an important consideration for the protocol...

  • Tiffany & Co. NFT Drop Raises $12.5M After Instant Sellout

    Business

    Tiffany & Co. has become the latest big brand to jump into the NFT world with a collection of limited edition Ethereum-based tokens and corresponding CryptoPunks-themed jewelry. Priced at 30...

  • ZB.com Suffers Possible Hack, $4.8M Drained From Hot Wallet

    News

    According to on-chain data, almost $5 million in various cryptocurrencies have been drained from crypto exchange ZB.com’s hot wallet and liquidated. Though details are sparse, it appears to have been...

  • Bitcoin, Ethereum Could Become Commodities Under New CFTC Bill

    News

    The bill from the Senate Agriculture Committee would place much of the crypto world under CFTC oversight. Bipartisan Bill Pushes for CFTC Oversight A new crypto bill is hitting the...