Tag Archives: Ethereum

Crypto market is dumping after Ethereum Merge, but why?

Ethereum Merge

On this week’s episode of “The Market Report,” Cointelegraph’s resident experts discuss why the crypto market is dumping after the Ethereum Merge and the top headlines in the crypto space. On this week’s “The Market Report” show, Cointelegraph’s resident experts discuss why the crypto market is dumping after the Ethereum Merge and why the bears […]

Ethereum’s Beacon Network Deals With a 7-Block Chain Reorganization

Ethereum’s Beacon Network

On May 25, seven blocks were reorganized on Ethereum’s Beacon chain at 8:55:23 a.m. (UTC) at block height 3,887,075 all the way to block 3,887,081. The reorganization was discovered by Martin Köppelmann who noted the “current attestation strategy of nodes should be reconsidered to hopefully result in a more stable chain.” Ethereum’s Beacon Chain Reorgs […]

Ethereum Merge Might Happen in August as Testing Enters Final Round

Speaking at the Permissionless 2022 Conference in Florida, the U.S., Ethereum Researcher Justin Drake disclosed that the merge of Ethereum (ETH) might happen in August. Market insight provider Bankless pointed out. He noted: Meanwhile, Ethereum core developer Preston Van Loon shared similar sentiments that testing was in the final stages and said: The merge, which […]

Cloudflare to run Ethereum node experiment to help “build a better internet”

“Cloudflare is going to participate in the research and development of the core infrastructure that helps keep Ethereum secure, fast, as well as energy-efficient for everyone,” the firm stated. Ahead of Ethereum’s highly anticipated switch to proof-of-stake (PoS), cybersecurity firm Cloudflare is set to launch and fully stake Ethereum validator nodes over the next few […]

DeFi on Ethereum L2 Networks Sees Significant Growth

DeFi on Ethereum

Total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms built on Layer-2 networks for Ethereum (ETH) rose by a massive 964% in the first quarter compared to the same quarter last year; even as average transaction fees on Ethereum’s base layer fell by 80%. The data about the surprising growth in TVL on Layer-2 platforms […]