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Bitcoin Stalls as Contagion Hits Zipmex, Vauld. Will Ethereum's Merge Fix This?

Bitcoin Stalls as Contagion Hits Zipmex, Vauld. Will Ethereum’s Merge Fix This?

Godbole reported separately (yes, he was busy) that a Bank of America survey found investor pessimism – in traditional markets, not crypto – at dire levels. And that might be a contrarian indicator, which might be good for stocks, and thus good for bitcoin, since the assets have largely been trading in sync lately. Source …

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Ethereum scaling startup Optimism confirms governance token as part of broader shift

Ethereum’s main testnet set for proof-of-stake merge in early June

Ethereum’s main public testnet, Ropsten, is set to undergo “the merge” next month in one of the final preparations before the main Ethereum blockchain can switch to proof-of-stake consensus.  Parithosh Jayanthi, who works in devops at the Ethereum Foundation, merged the pull request on GitHub today, meaning that this code is set to be implemented. …

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Should Ethereum's flexibility be valued more than its market cap?

Should Ethereum’s flexibility be valued more than its market cap?

Ethereum is huge. Now, in terms of market cap, it might be just half of Bitcoin’s value. However, here is a visual representation of some of the important projects based on the chain. Source: Reddit At first glance, protocols such as Uniswap, USDC coin, Metamask, Chainlink, and many more can be seen. And yet, over …

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Ethereum’s Latest Progress Toward Proof-of-Stake — CoinDesk

Ethereum’s Latest Progress Toward Proof-of-Stake — CoinDesk

Unfortunately, getting rid of miners does not get rid of MEV, and users of the proof-of-stake network will still be subject to the whims of transaction ordering by those looking to extract value from liquidations, frontrunning and arbitrage. Eth1 clients will still be responsible for the creation of blocks, much like they are today. Therefore, …

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Why these Ethereum L2 scaling solutions are worth watching out for

Matic & Loopring: Why these projects matter to Ethereum’s performance

With ETH’s price back in the $2900 range, there has been a lot of debate on the level of security Layer 2s provide, their long-term ROI, and the sustainability of their price rally. After crossing the $4000 level on May 12, the price dropped, several times and the scaling solutions’ have rallied. Consider the analogy, …

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Ethereum's biggest mining pools take opposing stances on EIP-1559 plan

Ethereum’s biggest mining pools take opposing stances on EIP-1559 plan

Two of the three largest Ethereum mining pools are the latest to take a public stance on Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP)-1559, a proposed protocol update that could reduce miners’ transactional revenues. F2Pool, currently the third-largest Ethereum pool with about 11% of the network’s hashrate, has said it supports the EIP-1559 proposal in a post on …

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Here's how Synthetix is tackling Ethereum's congestion, high gas costs

Here’s how Synthetix is tackling Ethereum’s congestion, high gas costs

Ethereum has been very popular this year, not usually for all the right reasons, however, since network congestion and high gas costs have often kept it in the limelight. While the reason for these issues accelerating was the boom in Decentralized Finance [DeFi] protocols on Ethereum, some projects have already started to work on a …

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