Tag: the merge

May 27 2022

Lido Community to Vote on Limiting Protocol’s Share of ETH

May 27 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  lido news the merge

A proposal to impose a limit on Lidos maximum stake is currently being debated by its community. It has been suggested that Lido, by virtue of staking nearly a third...

May 20 2022

Ethereum Developer Says the Merge Could Ship in August

May 20 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  ethereum technology the merge

The Ethereum Foundation's Preston Van Loon, Justin Drake, and Vitalik Buterin have given new estimates for the network's "Merge" to Proof-of-Stake, indicating it could take place in August. Ethereum Merge...

May 19 2022

Ethereum’s Public Testnet Set to Transition to Proof-of-Stake in June

Ropsten, the main public testnet of the Ethereum network, will transition from Proof-of-Work (PoW) to a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism in June, according to Terence Tsao, a software engineer developing Prysm’s production client for Ethereum 2.0.

May 16 2022

14 Reasons Why You Should Keep Stacking Ethereum

May 16 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  altcoin projects ethereum 2.0 the merge

Since the early ages of this industry, Ethereum has been the second-biggest cryptocurrency in market cap. This year, the long-awaited 'Merge' is coming. Also, early next year, sharding should enter the playing field. Big moves and changes ahead of Ethereum. What will this do with the Ethereum ecosystem? In a long...

Apr 17 2022

Ethereum post-merge staking rewards will likely be lower than anticipated

Apr 17 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis eth eth 2.0 ethereum investments

Ethereum’s(ETH) transition from a proof-of-work (PoW) to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism — the so-called Merge — will not happen in June as many have...

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.

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Mar 22 2022

4 reasons why Ethereum is surging as price the climbs over $3,000

Mar 22 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis edge eip 1559 eth eth 2.0

The macroeconomic and geopolitical environment surrounding crypto and the whole global economy has had its impact on the price action of cryptocurrencies in general, with the war in Ukraine as the overarching geopolitical disaster moving energy and commodities prices to dangerously high levels. However, In the U.S., the Federal Reserve’s FOMC (Federal Open...

Mar 20 2022

Mar 19 2022

Five reasons why the Ethereum Merge will occur in June

Mar 19 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis edge eth eth 2.0 ethereum

The Kiln testnet was launched on the 10:th of March, and developers have now successfully completed a transition from the proof-of-work consensus mechanism to the looming proof-of-stake mechanism that the real Ethereum mainnet will merge to sometime this year. With Kiln being the final testnet, there seem to be no major obstacles for the developers to get passed before...

Who Pays For Ethereum’s Complexity? A Lead Developer Speaks Up

Is there trouble in paradise? Ethereum’s team lead, Péter Szilágyi had something to say. The man’s one of the most prominent ETH advocates over at Twitter, but, he was feeling “extremely frustrated” in his latest thread. The protocol’s core developer also used keywords like “overload,” and phrases like “might not be willing/able to do forever.” What was Szilágyi complaining about? Complexity....

Mar 16 2022

Ethereum Closer To Proof Of Stake As Last Testnet Completes The Merge

Ethereum has been on the journey to proof of stake for quite a while now. The journey has been characterized by delays which the founder has attributed to people's problems rather than technical problems but it is finally back on track. To properly test how the network would perform when the mainnet begins operating in proof of stake, there were a couple of...

Ethereum PoS testnet Kiln launched, merged and kickin’

Mar 16 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  eth eth 2.0 ethereum kiln merge

When merge? This question is being asked with increased frequency and intensity as the developers of the Ethereum clients and testnets are getting closer to The Merge by the day. To this point, the testnet Kiln was launched just two days ago, and developers have now successfully completed a transition from the proof-of-work consensus mechanism to the looming proof-of-work mechanism that the real...

Mar 10 2022

Ethereum’s client diversity: with 66% running Prysm, is The Merge safe to pursue?

Mar 10 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  clients edge eth 2.0 ethereum ethereum 2.0

Around the middle of this year, Ethereum, the second-largest blockchain in terms of monetary value, and with hundreds of billions of dollars worth of assets depending on its operation, will transition from the Proof-of-Work consensus algorithm securing the system today, to the Proof-of-Stake system of tomorrow – a procedure described by many as changing the engine of an airplane while flying it. Ethereum...

Oct 06 2021

Ethereum Merge Event Approaches: Testnets Achieve Important Milestones Before Altair Hardfork

The upcoming Ethereum merge will also be the triple halvening event as the issuance of Ether (ETH) will be reduced significantly and there's good news on the proposed switch from Proof of Work (POW) to Proof of Stake (POS) as the testnets report achieving significant milestones, ahead of the...

Aug 11 2021

ETH Burning Is 3 ETH+ / Sec Now, What Happens Post Merge?

The ETH burning EIP1559 part of London hard-fork was deployed on the Ethereum mainnet on Aug 05. It makes the Ethereum supply dis-inflationary (reduces rate of inflation by offsetting new issuance through ETH burning) for now and will make it deflationary (net issuance becoming lesser than the supply being burned)...

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