Ethereum News

48 US Lawmakers Ask SEC Chair Gensler to Clarify Whether ETH Is a S…

Forty-eight U.S. lawmakers have sent a letter to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler asking him to clarify whether ether is a security. “The negative repercussions of the SEC implicitly or directly classifying ETH as a digital asset security will cascade throughout the digital asset marketplace both in the short and long term,” they warned.


Vitalik Buterin Explores Blobs and Parallelization in L2 Rollup Ana…

In a recent deep dive into Ethereum’s future scalability and infrastructure, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin discusses the latest introduction of blobs and their significant role in the evolution of layer two (L2) rollups. This pivotal development marks a transition towards more efficient internal scaling and parallelization within Ethereum’s ecosystem, according to Buterin.


Japanese Crypto Influencer Calls Ethereum Improvement Proposal 4844…

According to Mai Fujimoto, a Japanese crypto influencer and co-founder of Intmax, the Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 4844 – also known as proto-danksharding – have emerged as a solid solution for addressing the Ethereum network’s scalability challenges.


Ether Locked in Liquid Staking Platforms Skyrockets to $54.34B With…

The volume and worth of liquid staking derivatives (LSDs) have expanded significantly since the beginning of the year, with 1.56 million ether being added to LSD protocols since Jan. 6. The total value of ethereum stored surged by $26.85 billion in the last two months.


Vitalik Buterin's ENS Address Trades $100K Worth of ETH for Stablec…

According to blockchain analytics, the Ethereum Name Service (ENS) domain “vitalik.eth” has engaged in a transaction of $100,000 worth of ether, converting it into an equal amount of stablecoins on the Base blockchain. The address, purportedly belonging to Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin, currently possesses 955.58 ether, estimated at $3.64 million.


Mad Money Host Jim Cramer Expects Spot Ethereum ETF to 'Bloom' Soon

Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC’s Mad Money show, believes that a spot ethereum exchange-traded fund (ETF) “will soon bloom.” He cited the immense success of spot bitcoin ETFs, which set several records this week, as the reason behind his statement.


Ethereum Technical Analysis: Upper Resistance Tussle Puts Bulls on…

Ethereum’s price movement on Feb. 26, 2024, showcases a strong uptrend despite recent market volatility. With the second leading crypto asset’s price hovering around $3,064, it reflects a significant surge over the past month. At press time, market oscillators and moving averages signal mixed sentiments, hinting at both potential pullbacks and further gains.


Grayscale Research Identifies Dencun Upgrade as 'Coming of Age' Eve…

Grayscale Research’s latest report explains that Ethereum is poised to take advantage of several tailwinds with its upcoming Dencun upgrade.


Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Highlights Resilience Across Sever…

Ethereum started Monday with its price hitting $2,934 per unit, marking a week filled with a strong 14.9% increase. Over the preceding fortnight, the second-leading crypto asset by market cap witnessed a substantial 25.9% upswing. Kicking off this week, ether’s trading volume over the past 24 hours has hovered around $24.74 billion.


Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin on Tackling Deepfake AI Risks:…

Vitalik Buterin, a co-founder of the cryptocurrency project Ethereum, has raised an alert on using deepfakes, videos created using artificial intelligence (AI) to try to impersonate human beings, to persuade others about making financial transactions.


Ethereum to Launch Dencun Upgrade March 13, Introducing 'Blobs' for…

The Ethereum network is set to roll out the Dencun upgrade, aiming to significantly enhance data storage and transaction efficiency through the implementation of EIP-4844, known as “Proto-Danksharding.”


Ark Invest and 21shares Amend Spot Ether ETF Filing, Now More Align…

In a move to possibly align more with the SEC regulatory framework, Ark Invest and 21shares have amended their filing for a spot ether ETF, introducing a cash creation and redemption mechanism that mirrors the SEC’s recent approval criteria for spot bitcoin ETFs.


Ethereum's Dencun Upgrade Goes Live on Holesky Testnet, Eyes Mainne…

Ethereum’s Dencun upgrade has successfully navigated the final testing phase on the Holesky testnet, introducing proto-danksharding to dramatically lower transaction fees on its layer-two solutions, with eyes now firmly set on a mainnet launch.


Vitalik Buterin Explores Crypto-AI Synergy Amidst Rising Interest i…

In a recent blog post, Vitalik Buterin provided a deep dive into the increasingly intertwined worlds of blockchain technology and AI. Buterin offered an insightful analysis of their potential synergies while cautioning about the complexities and risks involved in their integration.


Standard Chartered Expects SEC to Approve Spot Ethereum ETFs in May…

Standard Chartered has predicted that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will likely approve a spot ethereum exchange-traded fund (ETF) in May. The banking giant’s analyst foresees the price of ether rising to $4,000 by the expected approval date.


Ethereum Foundation Reveals Finalized Dencun Upgrade Timeline

In a recent announcement by the Ethereum Foundation, the Ethereum blockchain network is set for a major enhancement through the introduction of Dencun. The foundation elaborated that Dencun is scheduled to launch on the Sepolia network at epoch 132,608 on Jan. 30, 2024, and will subsequently activate on the Holesky network at epoch 29,696 on Feb. 7, 2024.


Polymer Labs Secures $23 Million to Build Ethereum’s 'Interoperab…


Polymer Labs, the inter-blockchain communication (IBC)-based networking layer two (L2), recently disclosed that it had raised $23 million via a Series A funding round. Polymer said only Ethereum and all chains under the IBC control will initially be compatible with its interoperability solution.


Metamask Launches Ethereum Validator Staking Services

Metamask, the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) wallet, has announced the launch of its validator staking services for Ethereum. The feature will allow users who want to stake their ether to do it simply from the Metamask portfolio interface, without managing hardware equipment, while maintaining custody of the cryptocurrency staked.


Vitalik Buterin Debates Over Blockchain Scaling Terminology

Amid the rapidly evolving Ethereum ecosystem, Vitalik Buterin has rejoined the debate on the classification of layer-two scaling solutions, putting the spotlight on the security and scalability trade-offs between rollups and validiums.


Ethereum's Dencun Upgrade Successfully Launches on Goerli Testnet A…

The Ethereum network has successfully implemented the Dencun upgrade on its Goerli testnet. This achievement comes as a part of Ethereum’s ongoing effort to introduce cost-effective data storage solutions on its blockchain.


Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin Proposes Gas Limit Increase

Amidst escalating transaction fees, Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin has suggested a substantial gas limit increase, potentially boosting network capacity and reducing user expenses.


With Bitcoin ETF Approvals, Market Eyes Inflows and Potential Spot…

The SEC’s approval of spot bitcoin ETFs marks a major milestone in cryptocurrency regulation, yet it’s ethereum that captures the market’s attention with a price rally, as investors and analysts now turn their eyes towards potential spot ether ETF approvals in the near future.


2.15 Million Ethereum Poured Into Liquid Staking Protocols in 6 Months

Recent statistics indicate that in the past six months, a substantial 2.15 million ethereum has been allocated to liquid staking derivatives protocols. As of Jan. 6, 2024, Lido Finance holds a dominant share, exceeding 75% of the total deposited ether, with a massive addition of 1.7 million ethereum deposited since July 5, 2023.


Celsius Network Unstakes Ethereum Holdings Amid Reorganization Efforts

The bankrupt cryptocurrency lender Celsius Network announced its plan to unstake significant holdings of ethereum to facilitate asset distribution to its creditors. This move is part of the firm’s ongoing efforts to restructure and resolve outstanding liabilities.


Latam Insights: Vitalik Buterin Praises Argentina, Brazilian Banks…

Welcome to Latam Insights, a compendium of Latin America’s most relevant crypto and economic news during the last week. In this issue: Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin praises Argetina’s moves, Brazilian banks introduce Microsoft privacy solutions in digital real tests, and Mi Primer Bitcoin graduates students in Cuba.


Ethereum's Path Forward: Vitalik Buterin Unveils Roadmap Enhancements

In a recent update, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin released an updated 2023 roadmap for the blockchain platform, detailing notable improvements and steadfast progress. Despite similarities to the previous year’s roadmap, the updated version underscores Ethereum’s evolving technical journey with goals aimed at improving scaling, security, and decentralization.


Vitalik Buterin Reflects on Web3's Diminishing Vision Amidst Rising…

In a candid evaluation of the current state of Web3, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin laments the fading vision of a decentralized internet. Buterin emphasizes the stifling effect of rising crypto transaction fees on innovation and broad-based usage of cryptocurrency.


Vitalik Buterin's $1 Million Ethereum Transfer to Coinbase Sparks S…


Monitoring of high-profile crypto addresses by onchain analysts has recently revealed that Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, transferred 500 ETH, valued at slightly over $1 million, to Coinbase. This action is part of a pattern, following Buterin’s previous transfers to exchanges in September and his assertion in October that he hasn’t “sold ether for personal gain since 2018.”


Veteran Trader Peter Brandt Shorts Ethereum, Signaling Potential Do…

On Monday, veteran trader Peter Brandt took to the social media channel X (previously known as Twitter) to reveal that he had taken a short position on ethereum (ETH), the crypto market’s second-largest asset by valuation. He further shared a technical chart with his 707,000 followers on X to illustrate his strategy.


Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Succumbs to Bearish Pressure and U…

As of Dec. 18, 2023, ethereum exhibits a complex interplay of bearish and bullish signals across various technical indicators. The second-leading crypto asset, currently priced at $2,125 to $2,165, faces a critical juncture in its market trajectory, as revealed by the 4-hour and daily charts, oscillators, and moving averages.