Ethereum News

Burning Metrics: Ethereum Burns 3.33 Million Ether Valued at $6.1 B…

In the past 21 months following Ethereum’s London hard fork, the network has witnessed the destruction of over 3.33 million ether, valued at $6.1 billion. At present, roughly 3.51 ether is burned every single minute.


Cardano's Charles Hoskinson Says Ethereum Classic Now a 'Scam'

Charles Hoskinson, co-founder of the Cardano blockchain, has labeled the decentralized computing platform Ethereum Classic (ETC) a scam that is benefiting “insiders who dump on those they recruit.” Hoskinson claimed that “Ergo is what ETC should have been and continues to innovate, has a purpose, good ethical leadership, and funding for the future.”


Ethereum Patch Set to Fix Transaction Finality Challenges After Sec…

On Friday, Ethereum’s Beacon chain encountered yet another bout of transaction finality challenges, reminiscent of the glitch experienced on May 11, 2023. For over an hour, the blockchain stopped the process of finalizing blocks. However, Superphiz, an Ethereum developer, emphasized that despite this setback, “No transactions were halted” and the incident had “zero impact on chain activity.”


Over 440,000 Ethereum Added to Liquid Staking Derivatives in Two Weeks

In less than two weeks, the total value locked (TVL) in liquid staking derivatives has increased by 441,110 ether, worth roughly $793 million. While Lido Finance dominates the market with 74.35% of the TVL, competing liquid staking protocols Rocket Pool and Frax Ether have recorded double-digit gains of 34% to 42% in the past 30 days.


Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC, ETH Start Week Lower, Ah…

Bitcoin started the week trading in the red, as markets prepared for an important week of U.S. economic events. On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve is expected to increase rates by 25 basis points, with nonfarm payrolls for April being released this coming Friday. Ethereum was also lower in today’s session.


Ethereum's Liquid Staking Protocols Attract 400,000 Ether After Sha…

Just over two weeks have passed since Ethereum’s Shapella upgrade on April 12, 2023, which occurred at block height 6,209,536, enabling stakers to withdraw for the first time. At the time of the upgrade, slightly over 8 million ethereum was locked into liquid staking protocols. Since then, over 400,000 ether, valued at $763 million, has been added to 17 liquid staking platforms.


Ether's Security Status Remains Unclear as SEC Chair Gensler Fails…

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, would not answer a direct question in a congressional hearing about whether ether is a security. While the SEC chair insisted that the law is clear on crypto, Congressman Patrick McHenry argued that the SEC’s regulatory actions say “there’s a great deal of uncertainty.”


Ethereum's Shapella Upgrade Unlocks Staked Ether, Over 860K ETH Poi…

On Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Ethereum’s Shapella upgrade was successfully implemented, enabling validators to withdraw staked ether. Data reveals that more than 860,000 ether is poised for unlocking, and 77,000 ether is expected to be withdrawn on Thursday. Ether’s price has experienced a surge, rising 6% against the U.S. dollar within the past 24 hours.


Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Drops From 7-Month High,…

Ethereum fell from a 7-month high March 24, as traders reacted to further uncertainty within the European banking sector. Shares in Deutsche Bank fell by as much as 13% in today’s session, following a spike in the cost of credit default swaps. Bitcoin briefly moved above $28,000 on the news.


Value Locked in Defi Rises Above $50 Billion Mark, Ethereum Dominat…

The total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has risen above the $50 billion mark after falling below the range throughout most of March. At present, the value locked in defi is approximately $50.34 billion, up 1.97% over the past 24 hours.


Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin's Address Sells Trillions of Ai…

On March 7, onchain observers noticed that Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, had allegedly sold billions and trillions of airdropped ERC20 tokens, resulting in a gain of an estimated $700,000 in value. The market liquidity of the airdropped tokens was shallow, and the relatively unknown ERC20 tokens plummeted in value after Buterin reportedly sold the funds.


Ethereum to Reach Peak of $2,474 Per Token in 2023, Finder's Survey…

Seven days ago,, a product comparison website, published a forecast report based on predictions from several crypto and fintech experts, predicting bitcoin’s year-end price for 2023. Following the bitcoin price prediction report, Finder released another survey focused on ethereum, the second-largest crypto asset in terms of market capitalization.


Ethereum Classic’s Hashrate and Price Trend Lower After Ethereum Po…

Just before the Ethereum network transitioned from a proof-of-work (PoW) blockchain to proof-of-stake (PoS), Ethereum Classic’s hashrate saw a significant increase. Three days after The Merge, Ethereum Classic had 214.37 terahash per second (TH/s) of hashrate. However, since then, the network’s hashrate has decreased significantly as 44.33% of it has been lost over the last 134 days.


Ethereum Could Benefit From Stealth Addresses Implementation, Says…

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin published a research post that suggests using stealth addresses to enhance privacy-preserving transfers. Buterin detailed that stealth addresses can be implemented fairly quickly today on Ethereum and would significantly boost user privacy on the blockchain network.


Ethereum Validator Count Surpasses 500,000 Ahead of Upcoming Shangh…

According to statistics, the number of Ethereum network validators on the Beacon chain exceeded 500,000 as of Jan. 12, 2023. The validator milestone comes as Ethereum core developers prepare for the Shanghai hard fork. Five days ago, Ethereum core developers launched a developer network environment called “devnet 2” for the upcoming upgrade.


‘Ethereum Killers’ Managed to ‘Kill’ Themselves in 2022 Rather Than…

At the end of 2021, a myriad of people thought a handful of smart contract platform tokens, often referred to as ‘Ethereum killers,’ would flip the second-largest crypto asset in terms of market capitalization in 2022.


Web3 Privacy Layer Aztec Raises $100 Million in Series B Funding Ro…

Aztec, a Web3 privacy layer, has raised $100 million in a Series B funding round led by the Andreessen Horowitz subsidiary a16z crypto. The organization, which already offers privacy-based services for a slew of Ethereum-based apps, will now focus on constructing an encrypted version of Ethereum, allowing individuals and organizations to transact privately.


Stats Show Ethereum Transaction Fees Have Remained Under $5 During…

Fees tied to the Ethereum network have been under the $5 region per transaction during the last 175 days, according to statistics. Metrics show that on Dec. 10, 2022, the average ethereum transfer is around 0.0023 ether or $2.87 while the median-sized gas fee is around 0.00097 ether or $1.23 per transfer.


ETH Price to Fall to $922 by December 10, Coincodex Predicts

The U.S. dollar price of ether, which presently hovers around $1,200, is expected to fall to $922.66 by Dec. 10, a Coincodex prediction chart has shown. Ethereum is nonetheless projected to close the following day trading above $1,000. According to the Coincodex analysis, there are presently 15 technical indicators out of a total of 28 that project a bearish outlook for the asset.


Russia’s Sber Bank Aims for Blockchain Integration With Ethereum an…

Banking giant Sber wants to integrate its blockchain platform with the Ethereum blockchain and the Metamask wallet. The Russian bank believes the integration will give developers more options and create new opportunities for users when in operations with tokens and smart contracts.


Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Back Above $1,200, as Fed…

Ethereum moved back above $1,200 on Thursday, as markets continued to react to the latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes. Yesterday’s report hinted that the U.S. Federal Reserve could pivot to smaller interest rate increases “soon.” Bitcoin was largely unchanged in today’s session.


Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Lower, as Markets React t…

Ethereum moved into the red on Nov. 16, as markets became nervous, following a missile accidentally exploding in Poland. Fears grew of potential escalation in the war between Russia and Ukraine, as the missile hit Poland, which is a NATO-backed country.


Kim Kardashian and Floyd Mayweather Win Tentative Court Ruling in E…

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. reportedly won a tentative court ruling in a class-action lawsuit involving the Ethereummax token. Investors have accused the celebrities of hyping Ethereummax and pumping the EMAX crypto token.


48% of Ethereum Blocks Face Censorship From OFAC-Compliant Flashbots

For a couple of years now, MEV-Boost relays or Flashbots have become popular tools in order to gather the maximum value that can be extracted from Ethereum’s block production.


Ethereum's Average Gas Fee Jumps More Than 80% Higher Nearing $5 pe…

26 days ago, Ethereum transitioned from a proof-of-work (PoW) network to a proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain and after the change, the network’s fees remained low. This week, however, Ethereum’s gas fees have increased as data from October 10 shows the average fee tapped a high of $4.75 per transaction.


A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Access Your ETHW Tokens if You Held…

With the new Ethereumpow (ETHW) network launch, ethereum holders are eligible to receive a single ETHW for every ether they own. The following is a simple guide that shows ethereum holders how to access their ETHW tokens using a wallet like Metamask.


Proof-of-Work Proponents Question Validator Censorship as 59% of St…

Prior to The Merge, Ethereum used to have dozens upon dozens of mining pools dedicating hashrate toward the blockchain network. That has all changed and most of the miners transitioned or plan on transitioning to other Ethash compatible coins like ethereum classic, ERGO, and the new fork ETHW.


What Is The Merge? A Brief Explanation of Ethereum’s Transition Fro…

In 23 days the Ethereum network will transition to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus algorithm after operating as a proof-of-work (PoW) blockchain since July 30, 2015. While the change may not mean much to ethereum users and traders, what’s changing under the hood is a very big deal.


Proposed Ethereum PoW Fork Token Loses Half Its Market Value in Les…

In 32 days, Ethereum is expected to upgrade from a proof-of-work (PoW) consensus algorithm to a proof-of-stake (PoS) system after the network used PoW for seven years. While the testnets have implemented the new rules, most people envision a relatively smooth mainnet transition.


A Second Ethereum PoW Chain Idea Gains Traction, Poloniex to List '…

Five days ago, the influential Chinese crypto miner, Chandler Guo, explained that a proof-of-work (PoW) version of Ethereum is “coming soon” as the community prepares for the network’s transition to proof-of-stake (PoS) next month.