The Polygon Blog

Updates from Ethereum’s top Scaling Solution
Introducing Plonky2

Polygon Zero’s mission is simple: to use zero-knowledge proofs to scale Ethereum to a billion users, without compromising decentralization or security. Achieving this requires fast and efficient proof systems. Today, we’re excited to share Plonky2, a major milestone for zero-knowledge cryptography. Plonky2 is a recursive SNARK that is 100x faster than existing alternatives and natively […]

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Polygon Takes A Major Lead In ZK Rollups; Welcomes Mir, A Groundbreaking ZK Startup In A $400M Deal

TL;DR: We are excited to announce that Mir, a startup building groundbreaking ZK tech, is joining the Polygon family in a $400M* deal. Mir gathered a team of talented cryptographers and engineers, and after almost two years of work developed the world’s fastest ZK scaling technology. The Mir team is now joining Polygon in order […]

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Polygon Announces Polygon Miden - A STARK-Based, Ethereum-Compatible Rollup

TL;DR: We are excited to announce the newest member of the Polygon solution suite - Polygon Miden, an upcoming STARK-based, EVM-compatible rollup. The project is led by Bobbin Threadbare, former Facebook’s core ZK researcher who led the development of Winterfell. Today we are releasing Polygon Miden’s core component - Miden VM, the first open-source STARK-based […]

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Why Web3 Developers Are Choosing Polygon Over Other Solutions 

When it comes to deploying on Ethereum, there is only one place that lets developers easily migrate their projects, offers a broad range of scaling options and has some of the industry’s lowest transaction rates. These are just some of the reasons why the number of teams using Polygon jumped 100-fold in the past year. […]

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Polygon’s Breakthrough Year: 2021 in Review

Welcome to 2022! This is shaping up to be another amazing year for the Polygon ecosystem. But after an absolutely breakthrough 2021, it's got big shoes to fill. Over the past year, Polygon made big strides toward accomplishing its mission of bringing the next billion users to Ethereum. The network’s low-fee infrastructure attracted some of […]

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All You Need to Know About the Recent Network Upgrade

Earlier this month, Polygon’s core development team with help from bug bounty  platform Immunefi successfully fixed a critical network vulnerability. Considering the nature of this upgrade, it had to be executed without attracting too much attention. We are now ready to give the full account of what happened. A group of whitehat hackers notified Immunefi, […]

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It's a wrap for India’s BIGGEST web3 hackathon

BUIDL IT is now undoubtedly the biggest showcase of upcoming Web3 talent within the Indian subcontinent. We are immensely proud and grateful to all those who have contributed to making this event a grand success. Bringing Web3 to India with such grandeur is a feat that could not have been possible without your amazing participation. […]

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Popsicle Follows Uniswap V3 to Polygon

Uniswap’s decision to launch V3 on Polygon is already making waves. Popsicle Finance announced that it too is going to take advantage of low gas fees offered by Ethereum’s leading scaling solution. Popsicle’s Sorbetto Fragola is a Uniswap V3 Optimiser that automatically changes liquidity range to maximize fees for providers and make sure the best […]

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Uniswap, the #1 Ethereum App, Is Live On Polygon

Today, we are pleased to announce another big milestone for both Polygon and the wider Ethereum ecosystem. Uniswap is live on Polygon! On November 20, we submitted a proposal to deploy Uniswap to Polygon. The proposal successfully went through all three phases of the Uniswap governance process, and 72M+ UNI holders supported it! We are […]

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