Tag: eth 2.0

Jul 31 2021

Jul 27 2021

More Than 5% Of The Ethereum Supply Now Locked In ETH 2.0

Jul 27 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  eth eth 2.0 ethereum ethereum 2.0

Ethereum 2.0 now has more than 6.6 million ETH staked. This is more than 5% of the total supply of the cryptocurrency. Staked Ethereum Reaches New Milestone: 5% Of The Total Supply The ETH 2.0 network now has 200k validators accounting for about 6.6 million in Ethereum staked. The current annual percentage return...

Jul 11 2021

ETH 2.0 Isn’t The Upgrade We Have Been Waiting For

Jul 11 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  eth eth 2.0 ethereum op-ed vitalik buterin

ETH 2.0 is being heralded as Ethereum's blockchain Messiah. Here's the thing: it isn't. The long-awaited modifications are unlikely to address the network's basic problems, which are preventing wider adoption. ETH 2.0 Isn't All That To address long-standing concerns with Ethereum, Ethereum's administrators announced the launch of Eth 2.0 as a set of improvements to its current model, including a switch to...

Jul 10 2021

Someone proposed a tool to reorg Ethereum blocks. But its “too dangerous” and “shouldn’t exist”

Jul 10 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  eth 2.0 ethusd technology

The Ethereum network faces a potential crisis through plans to increase the power of miners to re-organize the blockchain. The Ethereum blockchain has a MEV crisis Twitter user...

Jul 07 2021

ETH ‘supply shock’? Devs signal crucial Ethereum update in August

Jul 07 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  eth 2.0 ethusd technology

Ethereum developer Tim Beiko has signaled an early August launch for the protocol’s ‘London’ upgrade, an official proposal on GitHub shows....

Ethereum exchange flow is falling, what does this mean?

Jul 07 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis eth 2.0 ethusd exchanges

Data compiled by Chinese journalist Colin Wu shows a sharp drop over the weekend in Ethereum reserves held on exchange wallets. The trend has continued downwards over the course of this week, leading some to ask, what is going on with the second largest cryptocurrency?...

Jul 02 2021

Top Crypto News: 07/02

Bitcoin is still struggling to sustain the support of $33,500 and is trading at $33,561. Meanwhile, the second-largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, is trading close to $2,113. Let’s review some interesting crypto news for today. 1- Ethereum Approaching a Major Staking Milestone Amid EIP-1559 Upgrade The second-largest cryptocurrency,...

Software Engineer Thinks Ethereum Is Better Currency Than Bitcoin. Is It?

There’s no denying that Ethereum has interesting qualities as an ecosystem. The amount of activity around the protocol alone is proof of that. However, is it a better currency than Bitcoin? This software engineer with a BA in economics thinks that ETH “is more likely to become a global currency than BTC.” He makes the case in 11 tweets, and...

JPMorgan is bullish on crypto staking ahead of ETH 2.0 launch

Jul 02 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis eth 2.0 ethusd investments

Analysts at US bank JPMorgan foresee staking to become a multi-billion market as environmental concerns come into play for top cryptos like Bitcoin, they wrote in a recent report to clients. The team, however, pointed out Ethereum’s upcoming...

Jun 28 2021

The future of Ethereum – What prospects does it really have?

Ethereum is the second-largest cryptocurrency around the world, which is very popular among investors. With a new update to come, more people than ever before are looking forward […]

Jun 25 2021

Ethereum’s much-awaited EIP-1559 gets deployed on Ropsen testnet

Jun 25 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  eth eth 2.0

As announced by Ethereum (ETH) core developer Tim Beiko, the London hardfork upgrade was successfully activated on the Ropsten test network. Following the last...

Jun 24 2021

Developer ‘rug pulls’ Ethereum DeFi project SharedStake, SGT token falls 95%

Jun 24 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi eth eth 2.0 scams

Decentralized Ethereum 2.0 staking protocol SharedStake has a developer on the loose that used the admin key and exploited the protocol’s governance token SGT. As the price of SGT plummets 95%, other team members are urging users to withdraw all funds and wait...

Jun 23 2021

Second-largest ETH2 staking pool sues Fireblocks after $75 million Ethereum blunder

Jun 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  eth eth 2.0 legal wallets

Israeli-based firm Fireblocks,which provides crypto custody services for businesses faces negligence accusations, allegedly deleting keys to a wallet containing 38,178 Ethereum (ETH)...

Jun 18 2021

Polygon: The Layer 2 Solution Doing 8 Times as Many Transactions a Day as Ethereum

Jun 18 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 eth 2.0 ethereum layer 2 matic

Jaynti Kanani, cofounder and CEO of Polygon, discusses why the layer 2 solution has seen so much success during a down crypto market. Show highlights: what factors have led to Polygon’s and MATIC's impressive performance YTD how Polygon...

Jun 11 2021

How ‘Flashbots’ fighting MEV extraction help the Ethereum network

Jun 11 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  eth 2.0 ethusd mining trading

Flashbots, a research and development organization backed by Paradigm, is focused on fighting the downside of current miner extractable value (MEV) extraction strategies. And here's how it adds value to the Ethereum network. DeFi traders’ arbitrage of MEV affects Ethereum transactions Miner extractable value measures the...

Jun 02 2021

5 million ETH is now locked up in the Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract

Jun 02 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  edge eth 2.0 ethusd

5.2 million ETH are now locked up in the Ethereum 2.0 contract, data from on- chain analysis tool Dune Analytics shows. The lock-up is part of the network’s shift from a ‘proof of work’ (PoW) consensus design to a ‘proof of stake’ (PoS) one. What does...

May 26 2021

Consensus 2021: Deciphering Ethereum for Institutions

Blockchain technology is arguably one of the most intriguing innovations of the 21st century, even though it is basically still a nascent space. CoinDesk, via its currently ongoing Consensus 2021 event, is bringing together top professionals to discuss extensively and also explore the evolution of the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. Consensus 2021 will involve top-notch sessions focused on bringing to light the numerous...

May 14 2021

How Elon Musk Pushed DOGE Up and BTC Down, With Arca’s Jeff Dorman

May 14 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin crypto dogecoin eip-1559

Jeff Dorman, the chief investment officer at Arca, comes on the show to give a macro perspective on the crypto environment. In this episode, he discusses: how economic data and real-world events have affected digital assets how Jeff classifies...

May 08 2021

ETH 2.0 Staking Platform Lido Enjoys Huge Token Sale Payday

Ethereum staking platform Lido has announced the completion of a token sale that has netted it $73 million from some of the biggest names in venture capital. According to the token sale proposal, 30 million LIDO tokens were sold in two batches. This sale fetched a total of 6,480 ETH, or $22 million. It added that this sale...

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