Ethereum

Pantera CEO Dan Morehead highlighted the potential growth and value of decentralized finance (DeFi), Web3 functionality, nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and metaverse applications in his opening keynote speech at Token2049 in Singapore. Thousands of attendees converged on Wednesday at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Center for the start of the two-day conference, which features prominent speakers
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On Sept 26, internet hacktivist group Anonymous released a video addressing blockchain technology company Yuga Labs and its NFT-driven social club, Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC). The group’s statement included a laundry list of allegations regarding Yuga Lab’s alleged use of esoteric symbolism in BAYC’s art — which Anonymous believes shows the company’s support for
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Since the founding of Ethereum in 2015, an animating question that plagued the community was answered at exactly 06:42:59 UTC on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. Ethereum, the technological layer where a new class of applications and self-organizing organizations are being built, eliminated its reliance on an energy-intensive consensus mechanism called proof-of-work (PoW) to a more
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Charles Hoskinson, founder of Cardano and co-founder of Ethereum, got into a war of words with Ethereum developers on the implementation of the proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus via the Ethereum Merge. On Sunday, Web3 investor Evan Van Ness shared an unpopular opinion, claiming that the Ethereum Merge could have been shipped earlier. Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of
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As the Ethereum network’s move to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism drives adoption from institutional investors, the prices for graphics processing units (GPUs), often used for mining cryptocurrencies like Ether (ETH), have gone down in China.  Following the historic Ethereum Merge on Sept. 15, the previously highly sought-out Nvidia GeForce GPUs have become significantly cheaper,
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For years, various blockchain projects were rumored to be future “Ethereum killers,” projects that would unseat Ether from its throne and usurp its title as the top digital asset. That day seems to have come, though it appears it was an inside job. Lido-staked Ethereum (stETH) and other liquid staking derivatives are primed to render
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MEV gain, an Ethereum (ETH) arbitrage trading bot built by MEVbots, which claims to provide stress-free passive income, has been actively draining its users’ funds via a fund-stealing backdoor.  Arbitrage bots are programs that automate trading for profits based on historical market information. An investigation of MEVbots’ contract revealed a backdoor that allows the creators
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Ethereum’s Merge on Sep. 15 turned out to be a sell-the-news event, which looks set to continue.  Notably, Ether (ETH) dropped considerably against the U.S. dollar and Bitcoin (BTC) after the Merge. As of Sept. 22, ETH/USD and ETH/BTC trading pairs were down by more than 20% and 17%, respectively, since Ethereum’s switch to proof-of-stake (PoS). ETH/USD and
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Crypto mixer Tornado Cash has returned to the software development platform GitHub after several weeks of being banned on the website. Ethereum developer Preston Van Loon took to Twitter on Thursday to report that GitHub has partly unbanned the Tornado Cash organization and contributors on their platform. The developer suggested that Tornado Cash’s code repositories are
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Cryptocurrencies have been in a bear trend since mid-August after they failed to break above the $1.2 trillion market capitalization resistance. Even with the current bear trend and a brutal 25% correction, it has not been enough to break the three-month-long ascending trend. The crypto markets’ aggregate capitalization declined 7.2% to $920 billion in the
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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has reiterated his support for decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs), arguing that in some circumstances, they can be more efficient and fairer than a traditional corporate structure. In theory, DAOs are collectively owned and managed by their members and have no central leadership. All decisions relating to aspects such as the usage
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