The current Ethereum Mainnet will merge with the Beacon Chain proof-of-stake system. This will mark the end of proof-of-work for Ethereum and the full transition to proof-of-stake. The Merge will reduce Ethereum’s energy consumption by ~99.95%.
Ethereum Post-Merge Update: Where have the miner rewards gone?
The merge was an incredible feat and demonstrates the exceptional skills of the devs contributing to Ethereum’s code and vision.
Ethereum developer confirms Shanghai upgrade will not unlock staked tokens
The Ethereum website incorrectly states staking withdrawal functionality will be enabled in the Shanghai upgrade, leaving depositors in limbo.
Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson calls Ethereum ‘Hotel California of Crypto’
The Hotel California song is about a prison where no one escapes from.
Osmosis co-founder questions the effectiveness of ETH staking post-merge
Sunny Aggarwal said that the inability of users to withdraw the staked ETH has contributed to the growing deviation of Lido's stETH price from the underlying ETH.
Santiment data shows 2 addresses controlling over 45% of Ethereum transactions post-merge
The market intelligence platform said the dominance of the addresses is something to watch.
Community braces for ‘fork wars’ after Poloniex’s sudden move to support EthereumFair over ETHW
Poloniex said it supports EthereumFair due to this PoW chain being supported by the majority of the community.
Ethereum Classic hashrate surges to over 200 TH/s post-Merge
Ethereum Classic's hash rate is at a record high of 222.5 terahashes per second (TH/s) recording an over 250% surge in the last 24 hours.
Charles Hoskinson points out Ethereum’s Merge changes nothing
Although the Merge has been finalized, Hoskinson said there is more to achieve before Ethereum 2.0 can be considered complete.
Ethereum switches to PoS after successfully completing the Merge
Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin tweeted that the merge was a "big moment for the Ethereum ecosystem," and praised everyone who helped make it happen.
How to follow The Merge in real-time – CryptoSlate Merge Watch Party line-up announced
Starting at 3:00 PM UTC on Sept. 14, CryptoSlate will be live streaming all-day till the Merge goes live. Join the Watch Party to share insights with your favorite experts and projects and participate in giveaways.
Ethereum Proof-of-Work fork set to launch 24 hours post-Merge
The ETHW team announced the PoW mainnet will start at the block height of the Merge "plus 2048 blocks" to ensure the chainID switches successfully.
Ravencoin price, hashrate spike as Merge draws closer
Ravencoin is one of the few PoW tokens looking to attract ETH miners who would be affected by the Merge.
Centralization, sell-offs, and network stability: What’s troubling Ethereum ahead of the Merge?
In its latest report, Nansen argues that most concerns are largely unwarranted and that the Merge will not damage Ethereum's core value proposition.
Research: Ethereum gas usage by stablecoins, DeFi, NFTs, and ERC -20 contracts
During the current bear market, gas usage has trended downwards for each of the four categories, however, ERC-20 contract gas usage appears to have bottomed.
Pumping Parrots NFTs see 753% increase in sales volume with pyramid scheme model
Pumping Parrots markets itself as a pump-and-dump opportunity for collectors to make money before the Merge.
Google adds Ethereum Merge countdown clock as searches reach all-time high
Google Cloud blockchain developer Sam Padilla showcased the latest update to Google Search which includes a real-time Merge countdown with merging pandas
Ethereum Merge is 34k blocks away, expected to happen Sept. 14
Gnosis co-founder Martin Köppelmann revealed that erstwhile offline validators are back online as the "clear visible dip at Bellatrix (is) pretty much back to normal."