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Over $400 Million Now Staked as Part of Ethereum 2.0 Staking Service Offered by Digital Assets Exchange Kraken

Digital asset exchange Kraken has issued an update on cryptocurrency staking options for Ethereum 2.0, a major (and very gradual) system-wide update of the Ethereum blockchain from its current proof-of-work (PoW) based consensus algorithm to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism. In December 2020, Kraken introduced… Read More

Huobi Group Explains how Ethereum will be Merging Two Digital Assets, BETH and ETH, as It Transitions to ETH 2.0

Digital asset exchange Huobi noted earlier this month that the ongoing upgrade of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest platform for building decentralized applications (dApps), is expected to make the original smart contract enabled blockchain “much more usable, scalable, and effective” — but it will also… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Gemini to Support Ethereum 2.0 Trading and Staking “As Soon As Possible”

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini), a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, confirmed on December 17, 2020 that this month marked the highly-anticipated launch of Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0. Although the complete implementation of Ethereum 2.0 (Eth2) will be rolled out in different phases, Gemini stated that… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Staking Support has been Announced by Digital Asset Exchanges Kraken and OKEx

US-based digital asset exchange Kraken has announced that it will allow clients to stake their Ethereum (ETH) on its crypto trading platform. After staking their funds, users will be able to earn rewards of “approximately 5% to 17%,” Kraken confirmed. The network reward is “variable… Read More

Ethereum Is Arguably the Most Important DLT Project, but Time Will Tell if ETH2 Succeeds, Huobi Says

Huobi Global, a leading digital asset exchange, claims that when it comes to the blockchain and crypto sector, there are “arguably no blockchain projects more important than Ethereum.” The second-largest digital currency by market cap has also been credited with being “the mother of ‘Generation… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Goes Live, Coinbase’s Chief Product Officer Surojit Chatterjee Says Exchange to Introduce ETH2 Staking Rewards

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has announced that with the launch of Ethereum 2.0 (a major system-wide update to Ethereum, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency network), they’re planning to introduce staking rewards for customers. Staking allows users to deposit digital assets on a platform or exchange… Read More

DeFi Tokens, Altcoins Underperformed as Bitcoin (BTC) Pushed to $19,500, while Ethereum 2.0 Launch Set for December 1: Report

Ahead of the upcoming Ethereum 2.0 upgrade, ETH has been experiencing “significant momentum,” according to a report from OKCoin. The digital asset exchange notes that during the past week, the Ethereum price surged 30% to a high of over $600, but it has corrected sharply… Read More

Dubai Entrepreneur Khurram Shroff’s IBC Group Commits $10 Million to ETH 2.0 Staking to Support Launch of Ethereum Upgrade

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is reportedly leading the MENA region’s Fintech sector with a projected valuation of around $2.5 billion by 2022 (which is still not significant compared to international standards). Regional and multinational financial services providers have been launching digital platforms in order… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Surges to Year-to-Date High of $500+, but Eth 2.0 Upgrade Experiences Challenges: Report

The Ethereum (ETH) price is up around 25% during the month of November 2020. ETH, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap and adoption, is trading at a little over $500 at the time of writing. During this past week, Ethereum managed to reach a… Read More

DeFi Tokens Experience Correction, Ethereum 2.0 Launch Date Uncertain due to Pending Smart Contract Audits: Report

Several major decentralized finance (DeFi) assets have experienced correction as Bitcoin (BTC) surged this past week. However, the “fundamental” developments continued, “pointing to long-term momentum,” according to a report from OKCoin. The crypto exchange notes that Bitcoin continued its ascent during the past week. The… Read More

OKEx Claims that Bitcoin (BTC) Dominated Cryptocurrency Market Rally is Being Driven by Ethereum 2.0, DeFi

Crypto exchange OKEx notes that the recent surge in the digital asset market, which is being led by Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, has been driven by the explosive growth of the decentralized finance or DeFI ecosystem. The OKEx team confirms that Ethereum (ETH) experienced… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Staking Support for Mobile, Web Apps to be Offered by Digital Asset Custody Provider Trustology

Trustology, a provider of custody solutions for crypto-assets, revealed on July 23, 2020, that it will be offering built-in Ethereum 2.0 (or ETH 2.0) staking support for mobile, web, or API integration to its user base – which includes both individual and institutional clients. Ethereum… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Development Going Steady with Ethereum Foundation Introducing “Attack Networks” Bounty Program for Hackers for Testing Purposes

The Ethereum Foundation, an organization that supports the ongoing development of Ethereum (ETH), the largest blockchain-based network for building decentralized applications (dApps), has introduced several public “attack networks” for Ethereum 2.0, which is based on existing stable clients of the smart contract platform. These attack… Read More

As Ethereum 2.0 Mainnet Gets Ready to Launch, Co-founder Vitalik Buterin Admits Developers Overlooked Sharding, Proof of Stake Design Issues

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, recently admitted that he would have approached the ongoing development of Ethereum a lot differently if he started building it now from scratch. Buterin, whose comments came during a recent episode of… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Developer Bison Trails to Add Support for Eth2, a Major System-wide Upgrade to Ethereum (ETH)

Bison Trails, a blockchain “infrastructure-as-a-service” company, revealed on July 1, 2020 that it will be adding support for Eth2, a major upcoming system-wide upgrade for the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Ethereum Version 2.0 (or Eth2) will involve a gradual transition from its current Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus… Read More

ConsenSys Codefi Introduces Ethereum 2.0 Staking Pilot with Binance, Crypto.com, Huobi, Others

Binance, Crypto.com, DARMA Capital, Huobi Wallet, Matrixport, and Trustology will reportedly join the ConsenSys Codefi Staking Pilot Program, in order to gain early access to the Ethereum 2.0 staking solution. Ethereum 2.0 or Eth2 is a major system-wide upgrade to Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 has “Fatal Flaws” in the Way Staking Ended up being Implemented, Konstantin Kladko from SKALE Network Claims

The developers of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, have been working for many years on the ongoing development of Ethereum 2.0 or Eth2, which is a major systemwide upgrade that will involve a transition from the current proof of work (PoW) consensus… Read More

Lex Sokolin: Global Fintech Co-Head and CMO at ConsenSys Predicts Greater Convergence Between Fintechs and Incumbents in Coming Years

We recently talked to Lex Sokolin, the Global Fintech Co-Head and CMO at ConsenSys, a leading Ethereum (ETH) development studio based in New York. Before joining ConsenSys, Sokolin was the Global Director of Fintech Strategy at Autonomous Research, a firm that was eventually acquired by… Read More

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