What does post-Vasil Cardano [ADA] share with post-Merge ETH

Livestreamed by over 40,000 people, the Cardano Vasil Hard Fork upgrade was implemented on 22 September at 9:44 p.m. UTC. Needless to say, it was soon declared a success.  That’s not all, however. Following the hard fork, ADA’s price rallied by over 4% to close the 22 September trading session at $0.458 on the price … Read more

Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson calls Ethereum ‘Hotel California of Crypto’

Cardano (ADA) founder Charles Hoskinson has called Ethereum (ETH) the “Hotel California of Crypto” in response to a tweet that claimed that ETH staking withdrawals might be delayed beyond the Shanghai upgrade. The Hotel California song is about a prison where no one escapes from. Ethereum is becoming the Hotel California of Crypto https://t.co/oRUw4kxvfS — … Read more

Coinbase will shut down staking service if regulators mandate censoring transactions

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said on August 17 that the firm would shut down its staking services if regulators wanted it to censor transactions as a validator. It’s a hypothetical we hopefully won’t actually face. But if we did we’d go with B i think. Got to focus on the bigger picture. There may be … Read more

Ethereum Merge will not reduce gas fees, DeFi researcher says

DeFi trader Vivek Raman, in a Twitter thread, has argued that Ethereum’s (ETH) anticipated Merge would not bring down the network fees as expected by many. The Ethereum Merge is one of the most powerful catalysts in crypto history, and it is quickly approaching As we reach the endgame for ETH under the proof of … Read more

Bitcoin, Ethereum lead outflows as crypto investments see red week

👋 Want to work with us? CryptoSlate is hiring for a handful of positions! Digital asset investment products saw outflows totaling $141 million in the week of May 16 due to the bearish stance of investors towards the market, according to CoinShares’ weekly report. Bitcoin led the pack as investments in the asset saw outflows … Read more

Clay Mates Launches Over 20k Land Pitches NFTs

Cardano Clay Mates recently announced a collaboration with Snoop Dogg, and this partnership is set to usher in the launch of some exciting assets for the Cardano ecosystem. Land Allocation: Cardano puts up Virtual Real Estate 11th April 2022 saw the announcement of the collaboration between Clay Mates – a Cardano-based NFT developer, and American … Read more

Ethereum, Cardano, AND Bitcoin? The why and why not of crypto-diversification

Diversification is one of the fundamental principles of investing that helps reduce a portfolio’s risk. When building a cryptocurrency portfolio, managing risk in this volatile market is essential to hedge against risks. So, how does one pick winners and losers among the thousands of digital tokens available? Also, the market’s interconnection in terms of prices … Read more

All about 7 in 7 for Bitcoin, Ethereum’s 13-week high, and alts’ ‘mixed fortunes’ 

Cryptocurrency prices have climbed somewhat after investors appeared to view Bitcoin as a safe haven for their money. In fact, even the Russians and Ukrainians have been seeking alternatives to their country’s financial institutions. Bitcoin is a particular favourite, with the current geopolitical events allowing Bitcoin (BTC) to transition into a store-of-value asset. Nonetheless, institutional … Read more

The full story behind the ‘Cardano > BTC, ETH in transaction volume’ narrative

It’s always been hard to rank different blockchains thanks to the diverse ways in which their speeds and activities are measured. But now, one blockchain is under the microscope due to what some claim is a discrepancy in its transaction volumes. Messari-ing around with numbers The controversy began with Messari’s ‘Chains Activity’ chart, showing “estimated … Read more

Cardano blockchain surpasses 30 million transactions milestone

The number of smart contracts running on the Cardano blockchain has been growing rapidly since the launch of the Alonzo hard fork in September 2021, which for the first time enabled the network to process smart contract code. The number of smart contracts on Cardano reached 1,000 at the end of January, and the number … Read more