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Ethereum to shutdown 3 testnets after Merge
Ethereum foundation has revealed that Kiln, Rinkeby, and Ropsten testnets would be deprecated after Ethereum’s transition into a proof-of-stake network.
The inherent flaw of delegated proof-of-stake governance systems with Nischal Shetty, WazirX
We spoke to WazirX founder Nischal Shetty about the issues with delegated proof-of-stake and how to achieve true decentralization
GPU mining could eventually be profitable after Ethereum moves to proof of stake
After Ethereum switches to proof-of-stake almost 1.1PH of mining power will need to find a new home
Lido staking dominance could put Ethereum at risk
A researcher at Ethereum Foundation argued that Lido passing one-third of Ethereum staking is a centralization attack on PoS.
Ethereum developers have fun as Testnet merges to Proof-of-Stake
The Ethereum Ropsten network has officially moved to proof-of-stake without any major issues.
Uncertainty looms over future of Ethereum layer 2s after Proof-of-Stake goes live
Ethereum is closing on the Merge, marking a major milestone in the path to Proof-of-Stake, and creating uncertainty for the future for ETH layers 2s.
Ethereum’s Ropsten testnet beacon chain goes live, set for June 8 merge
A successful merge of the Ropsten testnet and its beacon chain would be a good indication of what would happen with the mainnet transition.
Ethereum’s merge could help save DeFi TVL, Bloomberg reports
Data from DeFiLlama shows the total value of assets locked in DeFi is less than $110 billion, the lowest since October 2021.
Ethereum breaks support, drops to yearly low versus Bitcoin
The world's second biggest cryptocurrency by market cap has dropped to a low not seen since November 2021 when compared to Bitcoin
Will $26B staked in ETH 2.0 be unlocked and sold after the merge?
Later this year 13 million ETH will be unlocked once Ethereum moves over to proof-of-stake leaving proof-of-work behind. Will this cause a sell the news event?
Ethereum dev reveals date for ‘Merge’ testnet
Following the disappointment of delays to the Merge last month, devs have announced a testnet date.
Report: Ethereum foundation $1.6 billion fund is 80% ETH
Ethereum’s foundation ETH holdings presently account for almost 0.3% of the total Ether supply.
Ethereum post-merge staking rewards will likely be lower than anticipated
Staking yields on the post-merge Ethereum proof-of-stake blockchain will be considerably lower than anticipated by most of the community.
The Ethereum community debates when the ‘Merge’ will happen
The founder of Week in Ethereum Evan Van Ness allays concerns that the Merge is facing significant delays, arguing difficulties come from "turning off PoW."
Ethereum’s Merge will no longer happen in June, new date unknown
Tim Beiko has advised Ethereum miners to stop buying new mining equipments.
Ethereum tests first mainnet shadow fork in anticipation of Proof-of-Stake
Ethereum's "shadow fork" has over two million wallets connected to it and has completed around 4 million transactions.
4 reasons why Ethereum is surging as the price climbs over $3,000
As the price of ether is back over $3000 for the first time since the beginning of March, there are positive signs that ether will continue to perform well, with some caution, in the coming weeks.