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Ethereum ETFs Coming Soon to US Markets

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is poised to green-light Ethereum (Ether) ETFs after years of pushback. As of this writing, it was not clear as to when these products would commence trading. Earlier this year, the SEC approved spot Bitcoin ETFs for trading after… Read More

House Financial Services and Agriculture Committees Demands the SEC Clarify Treatment of Ether (ETH). Is it a Security?

Republicans on the House Financial Services Committee and the House Committee on Agriculture are demanding that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) clarify whether Ether (ETH—Ethereum) is a security or something else. In recent years, the SEC has publicly stated ETH is not a security…. Read More

Congressman Patrick McHenry Claims SEC Will Soon Declare Ethereum a Security

It was not too long ago that the Securities and Exchange Commission determined Ethereum (ETH) NOT to be a security. But times change, and new leaders take over. In this case, it is the Chairman of the SEC, Gary Gensler. According to an X distributed… Read More

Ethereum L2 Roll-Up Platform Metis Announces Collaborations with Chainlink Labs, EigenLayer, Others

Ethereum Layer-2 roll-up platform Metis is announcing key collaborations with Chainlink Labs, EigenLayer, Renzo, Ethena, and DeFi Kingdoms. These collaborations are expected to make Metis stronger and “more accessible—a self-sustaining blockchain—by enabling better user experiences and deeper liquidity.” Many Ethereum Layer 2 (L2) networks “offer… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Equivalent ZK Rollup Project Taiko Reports New Funding Round

Taiko has acquired $15 million via a Series A round, bringing its total outside investments to $37 million. The initiative’s developers claim to be working on an Ethereum-equivalent ZK rollup with “based sequencing” – both described as being technological innovations. However, Taiko currently faces an… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Staking ETP Introduced by ETC Group, Listed on Deutsche Börse XETRA

ETC Group is unveiling its latest ETP listed on Deutsche Börse XETRA, the ETC Group Ethereum Staking ETP (ticker ET32; ISIN DE000A3G90G9), a total return exchange-traded product that tracks the Compass Ethereum Total Return Monthly Index. Specifically tailored to meet the rigorous requirements of institutional… Read More

Digital Assets Survey Reveals Bitcoin and Ethereum Have Most Compelling Growth Outlook

James Butterfill, Head Of Research at CoinShares, has shared the results of the latest digital asset fund manager survey. As noted in the update, 75% of all respondents believe Bitcoin and Ethereum have “the most compelling growth outlook.” As mentioned in the report, digital assets… Read More

Ethereum has Over 111M Non-Zero Wallet Addresses, Over 800K ETH Validators Worldwide, Blockchain Research Reveals

Michael Nadeau, the founder of The DeFi Report who also helps startups and asset managers, has pointed out that Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, reached $10 billion in revenue “faster than any other major software company besides Google.” Although this may be… Read More

Ethereum 2024 Roadmap to Focus on Scalability While Addressing Centralization Concerns – Report

Marco Manoppo, the Research Director at Digital Asset Research, notes that Vitalik Buterin had revealed the Ethereum 2024 roadmap highlighting key priorities. As noted in a post by Manoppo, it has 6 core elements: the Merge, Surge, Scourge, Verge, Purge, and Splurge. As mentioned in… Read More

Ethereum Adoption: Offchain Labs Remains Focused on Making ETH Ecosystem Accessible

As 2023 came to a close and we enter the new year, OffChain Labs shared that they believe it’s a great opportunity to look back at all of the progress they’ve made. Offchain Labs introduced new products to the broader industry, while continuing their mission… Read More

Ethereum Adoption: Multichain System of Independent Networks and Appchains Benefits ETH Network, Boosts Scalability, Resilience – Report

As we get ready for another crypto bull market, with Bitcoin surging past $45,000 in anticipation of expected BTC ETF approvals, it’s worth taking a look back at key industry developments. The crypto industry has reflected on significant developments throughout 2023 and plans towards a… Read More

Regtech Uppsala Security Analyzes DeFi Hack: Raft Protocol Exploit – A Hacker’s “Miscalculation” Leads to Major Loss

A couple of weeks ago, the cryptocurrency community witnessed a “peculiar” and complex exploit within the Raft Protocol, which is described as a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform operating on the Ethereum network. This incident, now widely referred to as the “Raft Protocol Exploit,” stands out… Read More

Ethereum Adoption: Movement Labs Unveils Move Virtual Machine L2 for ETH Network

Movement Labs has announced its plans to launch M2, the first Move Virtual Machine L2 for Ethereum, scaled with Celestia as modular DA. Starting with M2, Movement is building an ecosystem of Modular Move-Based Blockchains, with M2 made possible “by Celestia’s Blobstream and the modular… Read More

Digital Assets: Rising Optimism Leads to Largest Crypto-Asset Inflows in Past 18 Months – CoinShares Report

James Butterfill from CoinShares notes that rising optimism has “prompted largest inflows for 1 & ½ years at $326 million.” The team at CoinShares notes in their weekly update that digital asset investment products reportedly “saw inflows of US$326m, the largest single week of inflows… Read More

Chainlink CCIP Integrated by Affine to Help Unlock Cross-Chain NFT Bridging

Affine has integrated Chainlink CCIP — the industry standard for secure cross-chain interoperability — across the Ethereum, and Polygon mainnets. Affine is leveraging CCIP’s arbitrary messaging capabilities “to help build cross-chain NFT bridging functionality for Affine Pass NFTs, which helps enable seamless and secure NFT… Read More

Ethereum Adoption: Fintech Platform Ramp Partners with Linea, a zkEVM Rollup for Scaling ETH dApps

Ramp, a financial technology company building payment rails connecting the crypto economy to the global financial system, announced a partnership with Linea, a developer-ready zkEVM rollup for scaling Ethereum dapps. This collaboration combines Linea Network’s blockchain technology “with Ramp Network’s robust global payments infrastructure.” In… Read More

Digital Asset Investment Products Saw Inflows for 3rd Consecutive Week Totaling $15M – CoinShares Report

Digital asset investment products saw inflows for the 3rd consecutive week totaling US $15m, although trading volumes remain 27% below the 2023 average, according to an update from CoinShares. CoinShares also revealed in its report that Bitcoin saw $16 million inflows last week, “bringing the… Read More

Blockchain Adoption: The Reserve Protocol Deploys on Base, an Ethereum (ETH) L2 Environment

The Reserve Protocol is now live on Base, marking its first expansion beyond the Ethereum mainnet. This update matters because it aims to empower accessible innovation. As noted in a blog post by the Reserve Protocol team, the “low-cost,” and developer-friendly Ethereum L2 environment launched by… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption: Long-Term BTC Holders Increase as Market to Closely Watch Inflation Data – Report

Matteo Greco, Research Analyst at the publicly listed digital asset and fintech investment business Fineqia International, has shared insights on the latest developments in the Bitcoin (BTC) and digital assets markets. Analyzing BTC supply, Greco notes that approximately 68.5% of “the total circulating supply has… Read More

DeFi Adoption: Oku, the Crypto Trading Terminal Powered by Uniswap v3, Integrates with zkSync Era, an L2 Ethereum Scaling Solution

GFX Labs, the creators of Oku, the DeFi trading terminal powered by Uniswap v3, are pleased to announce their integration with zkSync Era, a Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum. This collaboration brings efficient DEX trading “to zkSync, along with the charts and analytics that… Read More

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