Tag: ethereum (eth) news

Apr 11 2021

Compound (COMP) hits $10B in Total Value Locked, a First for DeFi

Compound (COMP) finance becomes the first DeFi project to exceed $10 Billion in total value locked $51.8 Billion is currently locked on Ethereum based DeFi projects The allure of yield farming has resulted in a drop in the amount of Ethereum sitting in crypto exchanges Over $22 Billion in Ethereum is locked in the various DeFi protocols The lending platform of Compound (COMP)...

Apr 10 2021

Filecoin (FIL) to Power Video NFTs Through Integration with VideoCoin

In summary: VideoCoin (VID) will be integrating Filecoin (FIL) to power the Video NFT market Filecoin will provide the necessary storage capacity for Video NFTs Video-based NFTs are gaining popularity and proof of ownership on Filecoin will be a gateway towards video origin verification The decentralized file storage project of Filecoin (FIL) will soon be the home of video NFTs thanks to an...

1inch Network (1INCH) Surpasses $30B in Total Trading Volume

In brief: 1inch Network (1INCH) has surpassed $30 Billion in total trading volume 1inch Network is available on both Ethereum and the Binance Smart Chain The 1INCH token was listed on Coinbase yesterday, April 9th 1INCH Token has experienced 28% gains in a 7 day period The 1inch Network (1INCH) decentralized platform has now surpassed $30 billion in total trading volume. The project,...

Mar 26 2021

Ethereum has Had Positive Returns for 10 of the last 12 Months

In brief: Ethereum's monthly returns have been positive for 10 of the last 12 months Ethereum is well on its way towards closing March on a positive note The recent dip to $1,537 could set the pace for Ethereum retesting $2k in April The digital asset of Ethereum has had a volatile few days and the turmoil might have caused many traders to...

Mar 23 2021

Ethereum Blocks are Consistently Full Due to DeFi – Report

Summary: Ethereum blocks are consistently full since the rise of DeFi in mid-2020 The majority of Ethereum blocks are at 95% or more Blocks can only include a specific amount of transactions and users are consistently paying higher fees to get their transaction processed quicker Transaction fees now make up 50% of Ethereum miner revenue Blocks on the Ethereum network are consistently processing...

Mar 20 2021

8.2% of Ethereum’s Circulating Supply is Locked in DeFi

In brief: 9.2 Million Ethereum or 8.2% of ETH's circulating supply is locked in DeFi Majority of the Ethereum is locked in the five protocols of Maker, Compound, SushiSwap, Uniswap and Aave If the ETH 2.0 deposit contract was considered as DeFi, there would be a total of 12.756 Million Ethereum locked making up 11% of the circulating supply The DeFi realm continues...

Mar 19 2021

Ethereum Reserves on Crypto Exchanges Hit a 2 Year Low

Summary: Ethereum reserves on crypto exchanges have hit a 2 year low Ethereum continues to be locked in DeFi and the ETH 2.0 deposit contract NFT marketplaces are also pushing up the demand of ETH outside crypto exchanges The institutional accumulation of ETH is evident with Grayscale adding 47,895 Ethereum in the last 30 days Ethereum balances on crypto exchanges continue to decrease...

Mar 16 2021

Ethereum’s High Daily Active Addresses Point Towards a Retest of $2k

Summary: The Ethereum network has seen a rise in daily active addresses Such an increment in network activity points towards Ethereum retesting $2k Ethereum balances on crypto exchanges continue to decrease Ethereum is probably being diverted to DeFi, NFTs, Cold Storage and ETH 2.0 Staking Only a weak Bitcoin will delay Ethereum from retesting $2k The Ethereum network has seen an uptick in...

Mar 13 2021

Ethereum 2.0 Deposits Hit an All-time High of $6.568 Billion

In summary: Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract now holds 3.493 Million ETH worth roughly $6.568 Billion The value of these deposits will continue to increase as Ethereum charts a course above $2k The Ethereum community is ready to transition into a Proof-of-Stake algorithm The amount of Ethereum deposited to the ETH 2.0 contract has hit a new all-time high of 3.493 million ETH. This...

Mar 10 2021

Jack Dorsey To End Ethereum NFT Auction of His 1st Tweet on March 21st

In brief: Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey will end the NFT auction of his first tweet on the 21st of March He will immediately convert all proceeds to Bitcoin and Donate to GiveDirectly.org Justin Sun has been outbid for the NFT by the CEO of Bridge Oracle, Hakan Estavi Mr. Estavi has bid $2.5M and offered to increase his bid for the NFT for...

Mar 07 2021

Chinese Tech Company of Meitu Buys 379 Bitcoin and 15k Ethereum

Quick take: Meitu, a Chinese Technology Company, has purchased 379.12 Bitcoin and 15k Ethereum The purchase was made on the 5th of March at a cost of $22.1M and $17.9M respectively Meitu made the purchases as part of its crypto investment strategy approved by its board of directors Staking sats and ETH by institutions is now a global affair The Chinese technology company...

Top 3 NFT Marketplaces Had a Combined Trading Volume of $342M in Feb.

Quick take: Trading of NFTs is booming in the crypto-verse The top 3 NFT marketplace had a combined trading volume of $342 million in February 22 NFTs sold for more than $200k in the same month NFTs are perfect for collectibles in the various global sports leagues Like all things revolutionary in crypto, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have swept the trader and investor community...

Ethereum’s EIP-1559 & Stimulus Checks Could Send ETH Back Above $2k

Quick take: Ethereum's EIP-1559 is scheduled for implementation this July during the London hardfork EIP-1559 includes the implementation of a BASEFEE that will be burnt with each transaction Burning of the BASEFEE makes Ethereum a deflationary asset EIP-1559 coupled with incoming $1,400 stimulus checks, could send Ethereum back above $2k Ethereum's EIP-1559 is scheduled for implementation this July alongside the London hard fork....

Mar 06 2021

Tron’s Justin Sun Bids $0.5M For NFT of Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet

In brief: Tron's founder, Justin Sun, has bid half a million USD for Jack Dorsey's first Tweet on the Valuables NFT market Jack Dorsey listed the tweet for sale earlier today The Ethereum based Valuable NFT marketplace allows users to buy and sell tweets autographed by their original creators The founder and CEO of Tron, Justin Sun, has just bid half a million...

NFTs are like ICOs in 2017 and Altcoins in 2013 – Litecoin Creator

Summary: Charlie Lee has compared the current NFT boom to ICOs in 2017 and altcoins in 2013 He cites that NFTs are easy to create, simple and are bringing in new people into crypto Charlie Lee went on to point out that an NFT is a digital certificate to a collectible Billionaire investor, Mark Cuban, is particularly interested in the NFT market Global...

Mar 04 2021

Ethereum’s Top 10 Non-Exchange Whales Accumulate 1.03M ETH in One Day

Summary: Ethereum's top 10 non-exchange whales accumulated 1.03 million ETH in a single day This is the highest one-day accumulation in 6 weeks The Ethereum whales now own a combined 16.86 million ETH Ethereum's price is currently being affected by uncertain global markets On the 1st of March, Ethereum's top 10 non-exchange whale addresses accumulated 1.03 million ETH in a 24 hour period....

Feb 28 2021

Ethereum’s Success May Also Be its Own Killer – Binance CEO

Quick take: Binance CEO has pointed out that Ethereum's success might be its own killer He compares Ethereum to MySpace which failed after it could not handle the load due to demand ETH2.0 is years away and this could be the ultimate Ethereum killer CZ further defended the Binance Smart Chain by saying it is not the Ethereum killer The CEO of Binance,...

Feb 23 2021

Ethereum’s Dip to $700 on Kraken Foreshadows a Possible Future for ETH

In brief: Yesterday's market sell-off saw Ethereum dip from $1,900 to $700 in a few hours This is a massive 63% dip Ethereum soon recovered to the $1,800 price area and is currently trading at $1,400 The dip highlights a possible future for Ethereum as Dapps and users migrate to less costly blockchains such as BSC, Cardano, Zilliqa and Tron Yesterday, February 22nd,...

Feb 21 2021

14.7% of Ethereum’s Circulating Supply has Been Dormant for 2 – 3 Yrs

In brief: Ethereum's supply last active 2 - 3 years ago has hit 16.884 million ETH This amount is a 9-month high for Ethereum and 14.7% of its circulating supply Ethereum recently broke the $2k price ceiling and set a new all-time high of $,2,042 - Binance rate The weekly close is a few hours away and Ethereum will be battling to retain...

Feb 18 2021

Ethereum’s Value Has Increased by a Factor of 22.3x Since March 2020

In brief: Ethereum dropped to as low as $86 during the Coronavirus crash of March 2020 Ethereum has since posted a new all-time high of $1,919 - Binance rate - less than a year later This signifies a 22.3x increment in value or 2,130% in profits $2k is not that far away for Ethereum as ETH accumulation continues by whales Ethereum investors who...

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