The Merge Is Nearly Here: What to Expect From Ethereum’s Transition to Proof of Stake (PoS)

After several delays, Ethereum’s proof-of-stake upgrade is finally here. It is expected to take place between Sept. 14 – 15. Ethereum users have been eagerly awaiting the upgrade, dubbed the ‘Merge’, since the blockchain announced the launch of the Beacon Chain in Dec. 2020. The new chain was launched with the primary purpose of transitioning … Read more

Why Ethereum’s Beacon Chain stands to be of utmost importance post-Merge

The Ethereum Beacon chain is a ledger of accounts that conducts and coordinates the network of stakers. It was designed to replace proof-of-work (PoW) mining on the current Ethereum Mainnet. Blockchain analytics platform Glassnode and crypto price tracking platform CoinMarketCap released a new report. The newly published report assessed the state of the Ethereum Beacon … Read more

The Merge Will Transform Both Ethereum and Crypto Policy

The Merge signals a new opportunity for entrepreneurs, creators, builders and contributors, says Megan Au, Senior Corporate Counsel at ConsenSys. The Merge will resolve major policy issues and garner support across the political spectrum. Ethereum is a transformational technology. But, criticism of the Ethereum network identified a number of shortcomings of the network. The most … Read more

Ethereum reaches crucial point as Merge bells continue to ring

As we close in on the Merge, Ethereum is facing a crucial junction on its course. The Merge preparations are doing very well on the network as the ETH 2.0 deposit contracts continue to register new all-time highs (ATHs). Meanwhile, stablecoin activity on Ethereum has been increasing according to a recent tweet by analytic firm … Read more

Ethereum faces another mountain to climb at least until Merge

The rampage continues for Ethereum as the alt faltered in the market on 28 August. Investors are elated to see that the Merge is finally happening after a series of delays over the past year. But Ethereum is facing a torrid time in the market with trader expectations taking a massive hit at least until … Read more

Ethereum Merge plans in full swing as Teku, Geth release update

Ethereum 2.0 client Teku released the version 22.8.1 update on August 22, including the Bellatrix network upgrade and Merge configuration. The document stated that all mainnet users must complete the upgrade before September 6 in preparation for the Ethereum Merge scheduled for September 15. Teku v22.8.1 is now available. This is a required update for all … Read more

ETH All-Core Developer meeting calms sell-off fears as Merge news shows confidence

The Ethereum [ETH] All-Core Developer meeting concluded late on 18 August as they prepare for the upcoming Merge. Several important matters were discussed including the consequences of sanctions imposed on Tornado Cash. The developers also discussed problems that have shown up since the testnet merge for the Ethereum PoS transition. Reporter Christine Kim and Ethereum … Read more

Ethereum traders going long with $4k price target might not know this

Ethereum‘s upcoming Merge might just turn out to be the most anticipated event in crypto ever. Enthusiasts from the Ethereum community as well as other networks have showcased interests in the same. But the question is- can the reality meet the expectations? Betting on you  Cryptocurrency traders’ enthusiasm seems to be turning towards the north … Read more

Research: Ethereum is neither decentralized nor deflationary

Ethereum is the foundation of the decentralized finance ecosystem and is automatically categorized as a decentralized network. On paper, Ethereum is a decentralized and democratic network based on a deflationary currency. In reality, it’s neither decentralized nor deflationary. Defying deflation In September 2021, Ethereum’s London hard fork introduced EIP-1559, an upgrade set to drastically change … Read more

Ethereum HODLers bullish ahead of Merge might be mistaken as per…

The largest altcoin has continued to take important steps concerning preparation ahead of the Merge. But Ethereum’s on-chain activity has barely seen any growth. And, you might ask is it calm before the storm, or just an overall crisis in the industry caused by the lack of inflows? Emptiness could be the answer On-chain activity … Read more