Ethereum News

Study Shows Cross-Chain Bridge Technology Growth, Bridges to Ethere…

On September 8, 2021, Dmitriy Berenzon, research partner at 1kxnetwork, an early-stage crypto fund that helps founders bootstrap token networks, published a comprehensive research post concerning blockchain bridges. Berenzon’s study highlights the current “multi-chain market structure” and bridges that are making a myriad of blockchains compatible.

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Standard Chartered Report Structurally Values Ethereum at '$26K to…

A report published by the British bank Standard Chartered indicates the company’s analysts are bullish about the crypto asset ethereum. The bank’s analysts think that bitcoin could reach $175K and said “structurally, we ‘value’ ethereum at $26,000-$35,000.”

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Ethereum's Crypto Economy Dominance Nears 20% as Ether Prices Rocke…

The world’s second-leading crypto asset in terms of market valuation, ethereum, has seen significant gains during the last few days. Over the last 24 hours, ether values have jumped over 5% and during the course of the last week, ether has gained 11.8%. The crypto asset’s $417 billion market cap represents 18.9% of the $2.21 trillion crypto economy.

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World's Second-Leading Crypto Network Ethereum Splits Into Two Chains

The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency network, in terms of market capitalization, Ethereum, saw a chain split today as a software bug affected a large quantity of full node clients. In mid-August, developers discovered a vulnerability and distributed an update called “Hades Gamma” to resolve the problem.

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Kraken Donates $250K to Open Source Ethereum Developers

Kraken, the cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2011, announced on Tuesday that the firm is donating $250,000 toward Ethereum blockchain upgrade efforts. The company said that it believes in “collaborative efforts and support” can help bolster Ethereum in the long run.

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Ethereum Layer-2 Scaling Solution Arbitrum to Launch This Month

Arbitrum, an Ethereum Layer-2 (L2) scaling solution, announced it would launch its mainnet for users this August. The tool, which allows Ethereum users to transact with very low fees, had launched in beta version last June, with support from some key projects in the Ethereum sphere, like Uniswap, who received a community vote to integrate it.

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Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin Says EIP 1559 'Most Important Part of Lo…

The Ethereum blockchain has completed the highly anticipated London upgrade on Thursday and ether fans have been discussing the protocol’s burn rate with great fervor following the fork.

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Ethereum Community Gears up for the Long-Awaited London Fork Set to…

The Ethereum community has been gearing up for the highly anticipated London Network Upgrade which should take place on August 5 around 2:00 p.m. (EDT). Node operators have been asked to upgrade their nodes as soon as possible, as the upgrade is scheduled to take place at block height 12,965,000.

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ETH Compatible BCH Sidechain Smartbch Successfully Launches Three N…

The day before the fourth Bitcoin Cash anniversary, the Smart Bitcoin Cash team (Smartbch), announced the project has launched three nodes as genesis validators. Smartbch disclosed that Btc.com, Viabtc, and Matrixport are participating and the project has officially started its voting period.

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Unique Addresses Tethered to Ethereum Defi Apps Climb Past 3 Million

The number of users or unique addresses leveraging decentralized finance (defi) protocols via Ethereum has risen past 3 million according to recent statistics. A vast majority of these unique addresses use the defi protocol Uniswap, as 2.4 million users have been recorded since December 2018.

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Reddit Chooses to Leverage Arbitrum's Layer-2 Tech With Community P…

On July 22, developers working on the platform Reddit, the social news discussion aggregation forum, revealed that the team was scaling Reddit’s community points program with the Ethereum Layer-2 solution Arbitrum. Currently, Reddit developers are testing the community point tokens on top of the Rinkeby testnet and will migrate to the Ethereum mainnet after testing is complete.

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Brazil Approves First Latam Based Ethereum ETF

Regulators from the CVM, the securities watchdog of Brazil, have approved the first Ethereum-based ETF in Latin America (Latam). The product, presented by blockchain investment company QR Asset, aims to simplify the task of getting Ether exposure for retail and institutional investors. It will be traded with the QETH11 ticker on the B3 stock exchange.

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ETH 2.0 Contract Exceeds 6 Million Ether, Data Shows Ethereum Outpe…

Statistics show that the Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract has exceeded 6 million ether this week as more than $12.4 billion worth of ethereum is held in the contract today. Onchain metrics show that Ethereum has seen some significant drawdowns in recent times and decentralized finance (defi) activity has slowed compared to last summer’s statistics.

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Mad Money's Jim Cramer Moves From Bitcoin to Ethereum — Says 'It'…

The host of the “Mad Money” show, Jim Cramer, has bought ether after dumping almost all of his bitcoin. “I like ethereum because people actually use it much more to be able to buy things,” he said, emphasizing that “It’s more of a currency.”

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Three Ethereum Testnets Are Transitioning to the Highly Anticipated…

According to a blog post on the Ethereum Foundation’s website, three Ethereum testnets leveraging the London hard fork will go live during the next few weeks. Ethereum core developer Tim Beiko explained last Friday that the “upgrade will first go live on Ropsten, at block 10499401, which is expected to happen around June 24, 2021.”

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Report: Filecoin and Chia Believers in China Are Converting to Ethe…

There’s a lot of buzz in China around the Bee mainnet soft launch following the recent hype surrounding Filecoin and Chia. Reports detail that Swarm is set to kickstart the mainnet on June 13, and droves of miners from China are getting prepared to obtain rewards from the distributed storage platform and content distribution service.

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Vitalik Buterin Says People Difficulties Not Technical Difficulties…

The cofounder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, recently discussed the highly anticipated full transition from a proof-of-work (PoW) consensus model to proof-of-stake (PoS) as its replacement. Buterin admitted at Hong Kong’s Startmeup HK 2021 Festival that the transition was taking too long and highlighted that it wasn’t technical problems but “related to people.”

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More Than 5 Million in Ethereum Worth $13 Billion Rests in the Eth2…

Statistics now show the Eth2 deposit contract has more than 5.2 million staked ether worth over $13 billion locked into the smart contract. The contract launched on November 4, 2020, and three weeks later, the contract met the required threshold to initiate the Beacon Chain.

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Market Forecaster Jim Bianco Says Ethereum Has a Lot of Upside, Inv…

  

On May 27, the president of Bianco Research, Jim Bianco explained during an interview that he believes there’s a lot of upside potential when it comes to the crypto economy. Bianco said since 2017 he’s owned a basket of crypto assets like ethereum, but he doesn’t hold bitcoin.

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Mark Cuban Reveals Stake in Ethereum Layer 2 Scaling Solution Polygon

Famed American entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban has divulged a strategic investment in Polygon, highlighting his own use and embrace of the protocol’s multi-chain approach to Ethereum.

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Survey: Crypto Traders Predict Ethereum's ROI to 'Crush' Bitcoin's…

Bitcoin and a slew of digital assets have seen massive drops in value during the last few days, while the top two leading crypto assets bitcoin and ethereum have been battling for market supremacy. This week, bitcoin’s towering dominance over the crypto economy has dropped to a three-year low tapping 41.9%, while ethereum’s market cap has captured 18.6% of the crypto economy.

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Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin Burns $6.6 Billion Worth of Shiba Inu To…

After the dogecoin hype invoked a new ERC20 token project called Shiba Inu, the crypto asset has been making waves throughout the crypto industry. On Wednesday, the cofounder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin donated $1 billion worth of Shiba Inu to India’s Crypto Covid Relief Fund.

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Ethereum Price to Hit $19,842 by 2025 According to 35 Experts

Thirty-five experts have come together to predict the price of ethereum. On average, they expect the price of ether to hit $19,842 by 2025. The majority of panelists say now is the time to buy ethereum while 28% say to hodl.

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Ethereum Classic Rose 220% This Week, but Why?

Ethereum Classic, a seemingly forgotten cryptocurrency, reached the attention of many this week when its price skyrocketed out of the blue, but there might be some reasons behind it.

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Mogo Adds 146 ETH to Firm's Balance Sheet, Plans to Turn 5% of Its…

On Tuesday, the Nasdaq-listed Canadian company Mogo revealed the firm has purchased 146 ether at an average price of $2,780. The move follows the firm’s corporate investment in bitcoin, as well as offering bitcoin rewards for the company’s mortgage and card clients. The company plans to keep 5% of its balance sheet assets in digital currencies.

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Bitcoin vs Ethereum: Investment Bank JPMorgan Explains Why ETH Is O…

Investment bank JPMorgan has published a report explaining why ether is outperforming bitcoin. Citing several key reasons, the firm concluded that “there is evidence of more resilient liquidity, less reliance on derivatives markets to transfer and warehouse risk, and more durable underlying demand base – for now at least.”

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Kenyan Athlete and Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge Gets $40K in ETH…

Kenyan athlete and world record holder, Eliud Kipchoge recently auctioned off his first set of NFTs for a total of 17.9837 ethereum tokens. The auction, which was conducted on the NFT marketplace Opensea, includes some of the key moments in Kipchoge’s career.

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Ether Hashrate Climbs to New Heights, Reports Say a 2,000 Megahash…

In December 2020, the mining rig manufacturer Innosilicon released a new ethereum miner called the Innosilicon A10 Pro+, which processes Ethereum-based hashrate at around 750 megahash per second (MH/s).

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ETC Group Lists Ether ETP on Deutsche Borse's Xetra, Company's Bitc…

Financial services company Etc Group on Tuesday launched its centrally-cleared ethereum exchange-traded product (ETP) on the Deutsche Borse’s Xetra marketplace.

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YIELD App Launches Ethereum Fund, Gives Users up to 20% APY

YIELD App, the DeFi wealth management platform bridging traditional and digital finance, is pleased to announce the launch of its Ethereum fund, allowing users to earn high-interest returns on their Ether (ETH). Following a successful public launch and token listing (YLD), YIELD App can now offer its users up to 20% APY on their ETH and stablecoins.

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