Google Cloud Pushes Deeper Into Blockchain Data, Adding 11 Networks Including Polygon

Google’s cloud-computing business has stored historical data on Bitcoin since 2018, claiming the service provides faster access than can be obtained directly from the blockchain.

Ethereum Blockchain Launches ‘Holesky’ Test Network, on First Anniversary of Historic ‘Merge’

The debut of the testing system – designed to be twice as big as the main network so developers can simulate massive scaling, comes a year after Ethereum completed its historic “Merge” shift to a “proof-of-stake” model from the original “proof-of-work” setup that Bitcoin uses.