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Sep 09 2022

Preston Van Loon on Ethereum’s Merge and His Lawsuit Against Treasury- Ep.394

Preston Van Loon, cofounder and Ethereum core developer at Prysmatic Labs, talks about the Merge, its impact on an environmental level, and why he is a plaintiff in the lawsuit against the Treasury Department over Tornado Cash. Show highlights: what the Merge is on a technical level and what its impact will be whether the proof of stake consensus mechanism makes the network...

Sep 05 2022

Ethereum Founder Launches PoS Book Ahead Of Merge

The Ethereum upgrade consists of a category of projects. These projects aim to improve the blockchain's security, scalability, and sustainability. At the moment, each of these projects is still under development. Notwithstanding, every one of them will be deployed at a time already slated. Setting the foundation of the future Ethereum upgrade is the Beacon Chain. This project represents the launching of Ethereum...

Aug 24 2022

Bugs Discovered In Ethereum Clients’ Mainnet Merge Updates

Aug 24 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  beacon chain ethereum ethusdt merge

Preparation for the final launch of the long-awaited Ethereum upgrade, the Merge, is getting on the higher side. For the past few months, the entire Ethereum ecosystem has been thrown into a state of activeness. There are now last-minute touches made for the Merge launch on September 15. ETH has been working towards its transition to a Proof-of-Stake blockchain. The move would completely...

Jul 07 2022

Only 17% of Ethereum stakers are in profit as validator deposits decline

83% of Ethereum (ETH) stakers are underwater as the digital asset continues to trade at around $1000, Glassnode reported on July 6....

Jun 02 2022

Ethereum Merge Gets Closer As Ropsten Testnet Executes First Pilot

Jun 02 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  beacon chain ethereum merge ropsten

The long-awaited Ethereum Merge is much closer than anticipated. The Ropsten testnet will implement its unique Merge to offer app developers a taste of what the future looks like with the Layer 2 Ethereum implementation. The Ethereum Foundation has progressed one step further in implementing the Proof of Stake consensus algorithm. By the partial deployment of the Ropsten ETH testnet for its first...

May 30 2022

Ethereum 2.0 Client Releases Fixes For Merge Stability, Prices Jump

May 30 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  beacon chain ethereum 2.0 ethereum news news

Ethereum 2.0 consensus client Lighthouse has released v2.3.0 containing fixes for the recent 7-block reorganizations on the Beacon Chain. The high- priority...

Apr 15 2022

Why Ethereum’s Merge Was Delayed and Why It Won’t Reduce Gas Fees Much

Apr 15 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2022 beacon chain eth eth 2.0 ethereum

Tim Beiko, the Ethereum Foundation coordinator for core developers, discusses his recent estimation that Ethereum’s merge, where the network transitions from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake, will be delayed until the second half of 2022. Show topics: what the Ethereum merge is...

Apr 14 2022

Ethereum PoS Upgrade Postponed Again, Coming ‘Few Months After’ June

The Merge, a phase when the Ethereum mainnet will merge with Beacon Chain and transition from the Proof-of-Work (PoW) to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism has experienced another setback. According to Ethereum developer Tim Beiko, The Merge will take place a “few months after” June.

Apr 12 2022

Ethereum Devs Stress Test Platfrom’s Proof-of-Stake Capabilities Ahead of ‘The Merge’

The transition from an energy-intensive Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus protocol to a much more efficient Proof-of-Stake (PoS) algorithm, dubbed ETH 2.0, has been one of the biggest storylines surrounding Ethereum in recent years.

Jul 27 2021

Ethereum Reorgs “Extremely Unlikely” After POS Merge: Research Paper

A new research paper by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and blockchain researcher Georgios Konstantopoulos suggests that after "the Merge" or when Ethereum shifts from Proof of Work (POW) to Proof of Stake (POS), the recently discussed possibility of miners running custom clients (with existence not established with certainty) to accept bribes to execute Ethereum reorgs and extract harmful...

Feb 12 2021

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Tops $5.5B in Staked Ether

The amount deposited represents 2.67% of Ethereum’s total supply.

Feb 02 2021

ConsenSys, Securosys Combine Tech for ‘Secure’ Way to Stake on Ethereum 2.0

The method employs Securosys' hardware security modules to keep participants' keys safe.

Jan 08 2021

Ethereum 2.0 Explained in 4 Easy Metrics

With the launch of every new blockchain comes a new block explorer website to understand.

Dec 17 2020

Almost $1 Billion in Ethereum Staked on Beacon Chain

All eyes have been on Bitcoin recently and its record-breaking price rise, but Ethereum has quietly been making its own milestones. The Bitcoin effect on the rest of the crypto markets cannot be denied, and Ethereum is also at a high. Not an all-time high, but it reached its highest price since May 2018, topping $650 in early trading in Asia on December...

Dec 08 2020

MyEtherWallet Now Offers In-App Staking for Ethereum 2.0

One of Ethereum’s most popular software wallets, MyEtherWallet, is giving users access to Ethereum 2.0 staking.

Dec 03 2020

Coinbase Adds Support for Ethereum 2.0 Tokens

The Ethereum Beacon Chain upgrade is getting a lot of support from the cryptocurrency community. Popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced plans to support Ethereum through its Ethereum 2.0 upgrade and staking. Ethereum scalability issues have skyrocketed in recent times. The current DeFi craze has further...

Dec 02 2020

Valid Points: The Risks and Rewards of Staking on Eth 2.0

Breaking down Ethereum 2.0 and its sweeping impact on crypto markets, weekly.

Dec 01 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain Goes Live as ‘World Computer’ Begins Long-Awaited Overhaul

The Beacon Chain, the backbone of Ethereum's future Proof-of-Stake network, is now live.

Nov 27 2020

Ethereum All Set to Transition From PoW to PoS, Vitalik Praises Developers Working on ETH 2.0

Nov 27 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news beacon chain eth 2.0 ethaud ethbrl

ETH 2.0 met the threshold number of validators before the cut-off date of November 24 making way for a timely launch of Phase 0 in the form of the Beacon chain on December 1st. The Bacon Chain launch would mark the beginning of a new era for Ethereum blockchain as it moves from a Proof-of-work The post Ethereum All Set to Transition From...

Nov 25 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain Launch Going According to Schedule!

Popular blockchain platform Ethereum disclosed plans some time ago to launch a protocol upgrade. The upgrade, dubbed Ethereum 2.0, is expected to put an end to all of Ethereum’s scalability issues. Ethereum in recent times has been ridiculously slow, and gas fees are at an all-time high. The increase in scalability issues on the blockchain platform has been...

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