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Ethereum 2.0 Genesis Day date revealed

Seems that Ethereum 2.0 is on the way after all The launch of Ethereum 2.0 is set to take place on December 1 after all, following concerns that the staking threshold required to set up the Beacon Chain, an interim blockchain that will operate alongside the current network, would not be met. Just over a […]

Should you invest in Ethereum (ETH) as price breaks $600?

Ethereum price has gained over 8% today to push above the $600 mark for the first time in over 2 years Analysts are wary that the continuous delay in the Ethereum 2.0 launch may hurt its dominance in DeFi The support line around the $500 handle will now act as support while the next target […]

Ethereum Surges Close to $ 600, as the Launch of 2.0 Approaches

Cryptocurrencies have been surging higher this month, as uncertainty in the FX world increased. The $600 level is within reach today Cryptocurrencies have been surging higher this month, as uncertainty in the FX world increased. At the moment, everything is too risky to invest in, so the crypto market is turning into a safe haven […]

Should you invest in Ethereum (ETH) as price breaks $600?

Ethereum price has gained over 8% today to push above the $600 mark for the first time in over 2 years Analysts are wary that the continuous delay in the Ethereum 2.0 launch may hurt its dominance in DeFi The support line around the $500 handle will now act as support while the next target […]

Ethereum 2.0 to boost DeFi but delayed launch may set the network back

The launch of Ethereum 2.0 is bound to support DeFi growth, but would it be capable of handling the pace at which DeFi is growing? Ultimately, the eventual launch of Ethereum 2.0 will have an effect on the decentralized finance market. In 2020, the DeFi sector has grown significantly but has already experienced a slight […]

Strong fundamentals behind Ethereum support parabolic advance to $1,000

Ethereum price is preparing to advance further as the fundamentals behind it have yet to be realized.  The technicals also support a long term bullish outlook. Meanwhile, the network has seen a spike in activity as reflected on the rising gas fees. It appears that Ethereum price is set for a significant rally as the […]

Parabolic rally ‘a real possibility’ after Ethereum price surges to $547

Traders expect Ethereum price to move higher after the altcoin secured a new 2020 high at $547 today. The price of Ether (ETH), the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, has surpassed $547. Following the breakout, traders are pinpointing several key resistance levels in the near term. In the short term, traders generally foresee $600 as the […]

Launch of Ethereum 2.0 threatens to fail, only 18.7% allocated in the deposit contract

The deposit contract for phase 0 of Ethereum 2.0 only contains 98,304 ETH of the required 524,288 ETH (18.75%). ETH investors and miners have little incentive to participate. While Ethereum 2.0’s phase 0 deployment is scheduled for December 1, the real deadline for the launch is November 24, 12pm UTC. In total 524,288 ETH need to […]

Ethereum Fdn. Launches Community Grant Program to Support ETH2.0 Dev.

The Ethereum Foundation is calling on developers to help build the ETH2.0 Ecosystem This will be in the form of community grants ETH2.0 mainnet deposit address is live with Phase 0 staking currently at 13.61% Mid-last week, the Ethereum Foundation announced that it was launching a Community grants program geared towards building the ETH2.0 staking […]

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchange CoinDCX to Offer Pooled ETH Staking ahead of Ethereum 2.0 Launch

India’s largest crypto exchange CoinDCX announced the extension of its support for Ethereum 2.0 and its eagerly anticipated launch. The exchange has begun Ethereum (ETH) staking as it prepares for ETH 2.0 launch. It has become one of the few exchanges globally to provide an elaborate solution to evade the logistical challenges with ETH 2.0 […]

Will Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Release Help ETH Outperform Bitcoin Again?

Vitalik Buterin announced the launch of Ethereum 2.0’s deposit contract a couple of hours ago. ETH prices responded positively to this update by rallying past the $400 mark once again but can it outperform bitcoin? Ethereum’s creator officially announced the release of the Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract a couple of hours ago. ETHUSD markets responded […]

Ethereum Price jumps 7% as Vitalik Buterin releases ETH 2.0 deposit contract

Ethereum price spiked to $408 within hours of Vitalik’s ETH 2.0 announcement. The long-awaited Ethereum 2.0 update seems to be scheduled for December 1, 2020. Although it wasn’t officially announced at first, the deposit contract of Eth 2.0 was released quietly. This is the first physical implementation of the upgrade and comes with a countdown […]

Ethereum 2.0 Testnet Reaches 75Gb With 2.1 Million ETH Staked

The Medalla Ethereum 2.0 testnet has been running for two months now, and in that time it has grown to 75 gigabytes in size, with over 2 million simulated ETH staked. Following a couple of early glitches, the Medalla testnet has been running smoothly since early August and it has now grown in size to […]

Ethereum 2.0: Buterin presents new plan for 100,000 TPS until phase 1

In a recent post on Ethereum Magicians, Vitalik Buterin has issued a new scaling strategy for Ethereum (ETH) and stated that ETH 2.0 will focus on rollups, plasma and state channel. As Buterin stated, there are already numerous layer 2 solutions that are either about to be launched (Optimism, Fuel, Arbitrum and OMG Network) or […]

First Official Ethereum 2.0 Proposal For Phase 0 Launch Just Submitted

While droves of ‘degenerate’ farmers have been scrambling for DeFi yields, progress on the long-awaited Ethereum 2.0 upgrade and Phase 0 testing has taken a back seat. That is until today when the lead developer has submitted the first official proposal for the Phase 0 stage of the migration to Ethereum 2.0. Phase 0 EIP […]

What is Ethereum 2.0? Why is it Important?

Ethereum was launched in the year 2015, with great fanfare by developers and investors alike. All those expectations came to a harsh realization when the scalability, security, and other issues were presented in the Protocol. After a while, the creators and founders behind the project made some small improvements around the edges. This was enough […]

3 Things You Should Know Before Staking on Ethereum 2.0

It wasn’t long ago the Ethereum 2.0 upgrade went live on an official test network. Developers have been catching mission-critical bugs in the code ever since. “This is the biggest testnet launch that Ethereum 2.0 has seen… So we learned about things that were frustrating for people. We found some bugs. We’ve been troubleshooting a […]

The Ethereum Foundation Is Building a Dedicated Eth 2.0 Security Team

The Ethereum Foundation is looking to hire a dedicated security team to dissect all aspects of Ethereum 2.0. The Ethereum Foundation will be building a dedicated security team for Ethereum 2.0 to study any potential cybersecurity and crypto-economic issues in the next generation of the Ethereum network. Justin Drake, an Eth 2.0 researcher at the […]

Ethereum 2.0 Medalla Testnet Expected Tomorrow: ETH Nearing $400

The wild ride over the weekend on crypto markets was largely driven by Ethereum, which has climbed 70% in less than a fortnight to top out at a two-year high. With the final ETH 2.0 testnet launch imminent, can it reclaim that high? Ethereum prices hit a two-year peak of $410 on Sunday. Ethereum has […]

Ether Price Hits 2020 High: Key Reasons Why ETH Outperforms Others

The price of Ether has hit a new yearly high at $322, as three key factors appear to be catalyzing the rally. The price of Ethereum (ETH) has reached a new yearly high at $322, surpassing the previous high achieved in February 2020. Three key catalysts are seemingly behind the ETH rally. Since early 2020, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Ethereum 2.0

Ethereum 2.0 is coming.  The yearslong upgrade – intended to radically transform the world’s largest smart-contract platform – is inching closer to deployment. The Ethereum Foundation recently announced “Medalla,” a final testnet before the mainnet launch of the Eth 2.0 beacon chain. As of July 10, some developers, including Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin, estimate the oft-delayed […]

Ethereum 2.0 Final Testnet to Launch Soon

The Ethereum 2.0 testnet will be launched approximately two weeks later or on 4 August, 2020. Its mainnet launch date will be early November 2020. Ethereum 2.0 has been long-awaited and most discussed topic in the blockchain ecosystem. It designed to accelerate the use and adoption of Ethereum by improving performance. Ethereum 2.0 offers new […]

Anticipating Ethereum 2.0 miner balances surge

Ethereum 2.0 is one of the biggest milestones of the Ethereum blockchain. As the ecosystem gears up for the re-engineering the entire ETH blockchain, a new trend was observed within the miners on the network. According to the latest development, miners are now holding on the coin as evidenced by the increase in their balance […]

Ethereum Hashrate Hits 7 Month High Ahead of Ethereum 2.0 Update

Ethereum the most popular altcoin in the crypto space has experienced a spike in it’s hashrate in recent days. According to data from Glassnode, Ethereum network has managed to increase it’s hashrate by about 27% since the start of 2020. The latest numbers reveal that the blockchain has attained it’s highest hashrate levels in seven […]

It seems traders are expecting big things from ETH ahead of the Ethereum 2.0 launch

According to data from Etherscan, the hash rate in Ethereum has been steadily increasing ahead of the Ethereum 2.0 upgrade. The chart shows the hash rate has increased by nearly 30% since the start of 2020 to the current levels of 187,369 GH/s suggesting that miners are becoming more involved. It has been said the […]

Ethereum addresses hit 40M, up 350% since its all-time high price

Ethereum now holds more daily active addresses than Bitcoin, according to Weiss Crypto Ratings The number of Ethereum wallets holding Ether has spiked over the past two years to hit 40 million, according to crypto data provider Glassnode. According to the data collected by the company, the number of Ethereum addresses being used has increased by more […]

Vitalik Buterin Says Ethereum 2.0 is On Course for July Launch, Despite Rumors of a Delay

Ethereum’s co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, has said that the protocol’s 2.0 upgrade is on course to launch in July as per the latest schedule. He was speaking during the Consensus: Distributed event that kicked off on May 11. Buterin confirmed to Coindesk’s correspondents that an Ethereum 2.0 testnet has already gone live with its initial implementation […]

Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin: ‘We will get back to selling a lot of tokens’

According to the ConsenSys founder, the future is all about decentralized finance. Joe Lubin, the founder of ConsenSys, was interviewed for “Into the Ether” If you follow SEC guidance, you can launch a “clean” utility token, he told hosts. He also hinted at “structural changes” in his company’s near future. To hear Joe Lubin talk […]

Will We Still Need Interoperability Bridges When Ethereum 2.0. Launches?

If the long-awaited ETH 2.0 lands in July as promised, it will mark almost exactly five years since the world’s first smart contract platform launched in July 2015. The upgrade will introduce significant constraints on supply. These include a new cap on issuance, but it will also lock up substantial quantities of ETH as stakers […]

Ethereum 2.0 testnet attracts over 22K validators as addresses with 32 ETH surge

Ethereum has seen a significant uptick in its price lately as the market went on its recovery path. At the time of writing, ETH was valued at $195.2, meaning the coin registered YTD gains of over 50%. And this increasing trend in the largest altcoin’s price has been in tandem with the number of active […]

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