Staking is the process of holding and locking a certain amount of cryptocurrency in a wallet to support the operations of a blockchain network and, in return receive rewards.
New legal opinion paper looks into the legality of staking services
The article published in Lexology looks into the future of stablecoins ahead of major regulations set to come down this year in the US.
Ethereum nears staking withdrawals with Shapella upgrade on Sepolia
Developers completed a testnet upgrade in preparation for next month's launch.
Hoskinson: Contingent staking, why the Cardano community is pushing back
Charles Hoskinson dismissed talk of contingent staking being a backdoor to authoritarian control amid split in Cardano community opinion.
Access Protocol to go live Feb. 15 with ACS airdrop for CoinGecko Candies
Digital content monetization platform Access Protocol is set to launch on Solana blockchain with the ACS token.
Hoskinson: SEC had justified concerns about Kraken staking
Staking directly on a protocol and staking with Kraken are different things — the latter introducing further risk, according to Hoskinson.
Coinbase says its staking product does not pass the Howey Test
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong is confident that staking fails all four criteria of the Howey Test and is ready to battle it out in court if necessary.
SEC crackdown could ‘benefit’ decentralized staking if it isn’t banned – Lido exec
Lido Finance's Jacob Blish said if the SEC bans U.S. citizens from interacting with any staking protocols, it could hurt both investors and contributors.
Kraken co-founder Jesse Powell comments on staking and SEC settlement
Powell explained why Kraken didn't fight the SEC and expressed hope for the future.
Kraken to end U.S. staking in $30M SEC settlement
The firm will pay a large penalty and face a permanent injunction.
Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson calls Ethereum staking problematic
Hoskinson fears the US SEC might lump all staking protocols together "due to a fundamental misunderstanding about the actual facts of operation and design."
Coinbase CEO says SEC wants to ban retail staking
Brian Armstrong said that his crypto company has heard rumors to that effect.
Lido’s staked Ethereum crosses 5M, Frax Ethereum on the rise
Lido said its staking deposits grew across all chains except Kusama — its LDO token surged 18% to $2.45 as of press time.
Ethereum staking withdrawal testnet ‘Zhejiang’ set to launch Wednesday
The testnet is a precursor to real staking withdrawals, which are expected in March.
Shift toward Liquid Staking Derivatives expected after ETH Shanghai upgrade
Ethereum's Shanghai upgrade in March will enable withdrawals from the beacon chain by granting ETH validators the ability to unstake.
Staked Ethereum surpasses 16M, over 70% stakers at a loss
Staked ETH has risen 18% to over 16 million ETH but over 70% of stakers have made losses, according to Dune analytics.
Flare token dumps 10% after Ripple CTO advises to sell
Following David Schwartz tweet, the FLR token dumped by roughly 10% to $0.04367 as of press time.
Binance changed stakes to liquidate over $75M in SHIB
The exchange unstaked over $100 million worth of SHIB and re-staked $30 million worth of tokens.