Tag: beacon chain

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...

Nov 24 2020

Ethereum 2.0’s Genesis Day Is Officially Set for Dec. 1

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  beacon chain ethereum ethereum 2.0 tech

The biggest update in Ethereum’s history will officially begin its first phase on Dec. 1 when the Ethereum 2.0's Beacon chain goes live.

CoinDesk Is Spinning Up an Ethereum 2.0 Node. Here’s How to Follow Our Journey

CoinDesk just snagged a front-row seat to a seminal event in the crypto industry. Ticket price: 32 ETH.

Nov 23 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Is 75% Funded Ahead of Dec. 1 Soft Launch

Nov 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  beacon chain ethereum ethereum 2.0 tech

The smart contract required for triggering Ethereum 2.0 has nearly accrued enough funds to activate the momentous upgrade.

Nov 19 2020

ETH 2.0 : Vitalik Outlines 2 year Transformation plan for ETH 2.0

Nov 19 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin altcoin news beacon chain eth 2.0 ethaud

ETH 2.0 is slated for the launch of its Beacon Chain on December 1st, 2020 that would mark the commencement of Phase 0 of ETH 2.0 rollout. Phase 1 and Phase 2 rollout are believed to commence by 2021 end. Ethereum's transition from a Proof-of-work mining consensus to a Proof-of-stake mining consensus is being dubbed The post ETH 2.0 : Vitalik Outlines 2...

Nov 12 2020

Ethereum Founder Estimates Returns at 25% but ETH 2.0 Staking Sluggish

Nov 12 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  beacon chain eth 2.0 ethereum news staking

Ethereum 2.0 staking has been slow to gain momentum despite co-founder Vitalik Buterin suggesting that rewards could be as high as 25% when the blockchain is finally launched. It has now been over a week since the...

Nov 11 2020

Vitalik Buterin Stakes 3,200 ETH in Ethereum 2.0

The second generation of Ethereum, also known as Ethereum 2.0, is currently in development. Ethereum is moving over to Proof-of-Stake in order to circumvent the downsides of Proof-of-Work consensus designs. Proof of Stake (PoS) saves more energy, provides better performance and doesn't need expensive hardware and equipment.

Nov 10 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Tops $22.5M One Week After Launch

The deposit contract for Ethereum’s 2.0 upgrade now holds over 50k ETH – 10% of the threshold needed to activate the watershed update.

Sep 23 2020

ETH 2.0 Beacon Chain to Launch Soon

With scalability a major issue on Ethereum blockchain, the network has allegedly found a workable solution to this issue. ETH 2.0 Beacon Chain is scheduled to go live in a few weeks' time. The upgrade, according to developers, is the solution to Ethereum's unending scalability issues. Phase 0 of ETH 2.0 will be the first upgrade...

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