Tagged: ethereum

Fintech Professor: The Merge Won’t Solve All of Ethereum’s Challenges

The Merge was completed last week successfully migrating Ethereum from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS). The transition was not a foregone conclusion and the success was greeted with plaudits as well as relief. But while the Merge addressed some of the… Read More

Consensys Says Ethereum Merge Has Eliminated 99.99% of Carbon Footprint

Consensys, an Ethereum-focused firm, says the successful Merge for Ethereum has reduced its carbon footprint by 99.99% – higher than initially anticipated. Last week, the Merge completed where Ethereum migrated from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS) thus eliminating the high utilization… Read More

Ethereum to Move Transactions Off Mainnet and Onto Layer-2, ETH-Compatible Chains: Report

Now that Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, has completed the Merge, it’s time to get ready for the next set of Ethereum upgrades – “the Surge, Verge, Purge, and Splurge.” As noted in an update released via an OKX – Okcoin research… Read More

Ethereum Fork: Kraken Supports EthereumPoW (ETHW) Trading, Token Distribution

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that their platform now supports EthereumPoW (ETHW). As mentioned in an update posted on September 16 by Kraken, ETHW trading “is live and the ETHW token has been distributed to eligible clients.” A further announcement will be… Read More

Bitfinex Supports Ethereum Proof of Work Fork (ETHW)

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Crypto exchange Bitfinex is out with a note that it will support the Ethereum fork that will continue the Proof of Work (PoW) process. This follows the successful Merge that was completed today migrating Ethereum from Proof of Work to Proof of Stake (PoS). Multiple… Read More

ING Head Economist Comments on the MERGE: Removes Important Obstacle for Regulators

With a huge sigh of relief, Ethereum supporters have declared the success of the MERGE. Ethereum has moved away from Proof of Work (POW) to Proof of Stake (PoS), thus improving the entire ecosystem. While reducing electricity usage, improving speed, and boosting scalability, the Merge… Read More

Vitalik Buterin: A Big Moment for the Ethereum Ecosystem as the Merge Completes

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has been tweeting regularly this past week addressing the Merge where Ethereum moves from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS). The transition is expected to extend the runway for Ethereum which is the most popular smart contract platform… Read More

Ethereum After The Merge: More ETH Expected to be Destroyed than Created, Report Claims

We’re quickly approaching (or have already followed through with) The Merge, the most notable upgrade in Ethereum’s history and “a crucial turning point for the wider crypto industry,” according to an update from digital asset firm Kraken. As the Ethereum blockchain transitions from proof-of-work (PoW)… Read More

Fork: Coinshares Reveals Plans for Physical Ethereum ETP, Traded on SIX, Xetra and EURONEXT

CoinShares (Nasdaq First North Growth Market: CS; US OTCQX: CNSRF) has its plan to deal with the Merge. The Exchange-Traded Products (ETPs) CoinShares Physical Ethereum, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, Xetra in Germany, as well as the Euronext in France and the Netherlands…. Read More

Ethereum Can’t Compete with Bitcoin as a Form of Money: Ardoino

As the completion of the Merge nears, where Ethereum moves from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS), Ethereum is poised for a significant, transformational upgrade that may migrate the blockchain from a pretty cool experiment to ongoing relevance in the land of… Read More

Euler Finance Integrates Chainlink Price Feeds to Get Ready for the Merge

Euler Finance — a non-custodial lending and borrowing protocol — is pleased to announce that it has integrated Chainlink Price Feeds on Ethereum mainnet. Operating as a risk-averse protocol, Euler claims it places “a strong emphasis on the protection of users’ funds.” Through its “unique”… Read More

Federico Kunze Küllmer: Co-founder at Evmos Comments on EVMs, Ethereum (ETH) Network Developments

Unlike most other EVM chains, Evmos claims it has launched entirely as a community initiative without VC funding; 50% of the initial supply of tokens was distributed amongst the Cosmos and Ethereum communities. The governance set of the EVMOS token holders is “extremely active” participants,… Read More

First Block Trade of CME’s ETH Options Completed by Genesis

Genesis has executed its first-ever block trade of CME’s newly listed large ETH options contract with Cumberland DRW, according to a statement by the company. According to Genesis, via an affiliate, a trade of CME’s large ETH options contract affirms Genesis’ support of CME’s latest… Read More

Qtum Successfully Combines Bitcoin’s Taproot with Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)

Qtum combines Bitcoin’s (BTC) security with Ethereum’s (ETH) programmability in one platform. One of the most innovative aspects of Qtum is that users can “enjoy both Bitcoin and Ethereum updates.” One of these new updates happens to Bitcoin’s Taproot. As explained in a blog post,… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Other Crypto-Asset Prices Decline Significantly: Report

After July’s green candles, August 2022 resumed a downward trend for crypto-assets across the board, the team at Kraken noted in a new report. Bitcoin, Ethereum and the rest of the crypto market “saw negative returns for the month.” Prices of BTC (-14%) and ETH… Read More

Crypto Bank: SEBA Bank Offers Ethereum Staking for Institutions

SEBA Bank, a Switzerland-based “crypto bank,” is now offering Ethereum staking for institutional investors. The announcement aligns with the MERGE – the event when Ethereum migrates from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS). SEBA Bank is a regulated entity providing compliant access… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gemini Shares What Users Should Know About Ethereum Merge

Digital asset firm Gemini notes that the most consequential Ethereum network upgrade yet, called “The Merge,” is planned for mid-September this year. The upgrade will “codify Ethereum’s long-awaited move to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) from its existing Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanism.” Following years of planning, and numerous… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Merge Could Lead to Development of Scalable Applications: Report

Ethereum’s Merge is due to happen soon, and it might “impact both Ether and the larger crypto market in a big way,” the Okcoin team noted. Ethereum’s proof-of-work chain will merge with its proof-of-stake chain soon, the update from Okcoin noted while adding that the… Read More

Latam: Bitso Adds ETH to Bitso+, Enabling Users to Generate Returns

Leading Latin American crypto platform Bitso says it has added ETH to Bitso+, a yield platform that allows users to generate income on parked funds. Previously, Bitso allowed Bitcoin holders and dollar stablecoin holders to generate income but Bitso has now added ETH. Bitso+ was… Read More

Three Consecutive Weeks of Digital Asset Outflows: Report

As Bitcoin struggles to hold onto $20K and Ethereum wobbles in advance of the Merge, Coinshares most recent report indicates that investors continue to de-risk from crypto – albeit with small aggregate amounts. According to the weekly report, digital asset fund flows delivered a net… Read More

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