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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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Ethereum's high Token Age Consumed suggest temporary price point

Ethereum’s high Token Age Consumed suggest temporary price point

Ethereum witnessed a turbulent start in June 2020. Over the past 4 days, the second-largest token has reached as high as $253 in the charts but registered a massive pullback to $225 within 5 hours. On-chain metrics were reacting to such turbulence and the level of activity in terms of movement was significant. Source: Twitter …

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Bitcoin replacing Ethereum's smart-contracts with Simplicity is far-fetched

Bitcoin replacing Ethereum’s smart-contracts with Simplicity is far-fetched

No matter how many cryptocurrencies make a splash in the industry, it is difficult to foresee any of them breaking the stranglehold Bitcoin and Ethereum has on the larger crypto-market. The market’s top two digital assets continued to amass the most interest from the industry and both communities, with each of them identifying the other …

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