ETH 2.0 News
Ethereum Merge will not reduce gas fees, DeFi researcher says
Ethereum’s high gas fees have pushed many users to rival L1 blockchains like Solana, Cardano etc.
Only 17% of Ethereum stakers are in profit as validator deposits decline
Ethereum validators in profit are those who made their deposits when the digital asset was trading under $1000.
Nansen report reveals Terra caused the stETH depeg and crippled Celsius, 3AC
A new report by Nansen walks through the events that led to 3AC and Celsius exiting their stETH positions amid the collapse of Terra and the unwrapping of 600K bETH.
What does the Gray Glacier upgrade mean for the Ethereum Merge?
The Gray Glacier upgrade will delay the Difficulty Bomb, meaning devs expect the Merge to take place later than planned.
What Lido staking dominance may mean for Ethereum’s future
The Ethereum community has raised fears of lido staking dominance leading to centralization. What does that mean for ETH 2.0?
Why dYdX is leaving Ethereum and StarkWare for a native chain on Cosmos
dYdX is moving to a native chain on the Cosmos ecosystem. But why is the DEX ditching Ethereum, the world's most popular Turing complete blockchain?
Ethereum to shutdown 3 testnets after Merge
Ethereum foundation has revealed that Kiln, Rinkeby, and Ropsten testnets would be deprecated after Ethereum’s transition into a proof-of-stake network.
The inherent flaw of delegated proof-of-stake governance systems with Nischal Shetty, WazirX
We spoke to WazirX founder Nischal Shetty about the issues with delegated proof-of-stake and how to achieve true decentralization
GPU mining could eventually be profitable after Ethereum moves to proof of stake
After Ethereum switches to proof-of-stake almost 1.1PH of mining power will need to find a new home
Lido staking dominance could put Ethereum at risk
A researcher at Ethereum Foundation argued that Lido passing one-third of Ethereum staking is a centralization attack on PoS.
Ethereum developers have fun as Testnet merges to Proof-of-Stake
The Ethereum Ropsten network has officially moved to proof-of-stake without any major issues.
Uncertainty looms over future of Ethereum layer 2s after Proof-of-Stake goes live
Ethereum is closing on the Merge, marking a major milestone in the path to Proof-of-Stake, and creating uncertainty for the future for ETH layers 2s.
Ethereum’s Ropsten testnet beacon chain goes live, set for June 8 merge
A successful merge of the Ropsten testnet and its beacon chain would be a good indication of what would happen with the mainnet transition.
Ethereum’s merge could help save DeFi TVL, Bloomberg reports
Data from DeFiLlama shows the total value of assets locked in DeFi is less than $110 billion, the lowest since October 2021.
Ethereum breaks support, drops to yearly low versus Bitcoin
The world's second biggest cryptocurrency by market cap has dropped to a low not seen since November 2021 when compared to Bitcoin
Will $26B staked in ETH 2.0 be unlocked and sold after the merge?
Later this year 13 million ETH will be unlocked once Ethereum moves over to proof-of-stake leaving proof-of-work behind. Will this cause a sell the news event?
Ethereum dev reveals date for ‘Merge’ testnet
Following the disappointment of delays to the Merge last month, devs have announced a testnet date.