50% of Ethereum (ETH) blocks are subject to US Treasury demands

Ethereum (ETH)'s move to proof-of-stake had raised fears of greater network censorship. And these fears seem partially justified since new data shows that half of the blocks produced are subject to requests from the American regulator OFAC, which is part of the United States Treasury. What does that mean? Reminder: Ethereum, proof of stake, and validators Ethereum … Continue reading 50% of Ethereum (ETH) blocks are subject to US Treasury demands

Europe’s Largest Telecom Company Launches Ethereum (ETH) Staking Service

Deutsche Telekom, the largest European telecommunications company, will launch a liquid staking infrastructure on Ethereum (ETH) as part of a collaboration with StakeWise. The operation will be carried out via its subsidiary T-Systems Multimedia Solutions (MMS), which already operates nodes for Celo, Polkadot (DOT), and Chainlink (LINK). Deutsche Telekom adopts the Ethereum blockchain Deutsche Telekom, which … Continue reading Europe’s Largest Telecom Company Launches Ethereum (ETH) Staking Service

NFT marketplace OpenSea now supports Ethereum Roll-Up Arbitrum

With Arbitrum, the NFT marketplace OpenSea now offers another blockchain on which digital artworks can be traded. For OpenSea, the largest NFT marketplace by volume, Arbitrum is the fifth chain on which digital artworks can be traded. So far, NFTs minted on the Ethereum, Klaytn, Polygon, and Solana blockchains have been offered on OpenSea. On the OpenSea homepage, users can now filter for … Continue reading NFT marketplace OpenSea now supports Ethereum Roll-Up Arbitrum

For the SEC, transactions on Ethereum (ETH) “take place in the United States”

In its complaint against a crypto influencer, the SEC took a bold shortcut, finding that due to the high concentration of its validating nodes, Ethereum transactions were taking place in the United States. We clarify these remarks, which relaunch the debate on the points of centralization of a blockchain. The SEC makes a shortcut on Ethereum … Continue reading For the SEC, transactions on Ethereum (ETH) “take place in the United States”

Will cryptocurrencies soon become a means of payment in Russia?

According to media reports, Russia is preparing to legalize cryptocurrencies in international payment transactions in order to enable local companies to import important goods. Deputy minister calls crypto legalization "essential"• Blockchain technology for processing international payments• Introduction of the Russian central bank currency planned for 2023 As recently as July 26, a law came into … Continue reading Will cryptocurrencies soon become a means of payment in Russia?

Are cryptocurrencies a serious alternative to the current financial system?

Cryptocurrency prices have plummeted since peaking last fall. However, this does not appear to be affecting demand. Perhaps even the lower prices appeal to young adults in particular? Bitcoin and Co. as alternative means of payment Respondents view the crypto market more positively than a year ago Crypto investments appeal primarily to younger people In a study … Continue reading Are cryptocurrencies a serious alternative to the current financial system?

What will the future of Ethereum (ETH) look like after The Merge?

With The Merge, the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain signs its transition to Proof of Stake. But this update is just one step in Ethereum's extended roadmap, not an end in itself. In this roadmap, there are 5 major phases, of which The Merge is a part. Let's discover together the four other episodes to come, responsible for forging the … Continue reading What will the future of Ethereum (ETH) look like after The Merge?

Ethereum Domain Names (ENS): Vitalik Buterin Highlights Problems of Speculation

Faced with the growing popularity of Ethereum Name Service (ENS), Vitalik Buterin warns of the problems caused by speculation on domain names, for the DAO of the protocol. Thus, he proposed avenues for improvement, in particular through an annual tax system. Vitalik Buterin wonders about the current shortcomings of the ENS Ethereum Name Service (ENS) non-fungible tokens … Continue reading Ethereum Domain Names (ENS): Vitalik Buterin Highlights Problems of Speculation

Vitalik Buterin reiterates that his influence on Ethereum (ETH) is minimal as the merger draws closer

As Ethereum (ETH) moves towards a Merger, blockchain co-founder Vitalik Buterin reiterated that his influence on the network has continued to dwindle over the past two years as many new developers take on multiple roles. Vitalik Buterin, ETHMexico - August 2022. Source: video capture, Youtube/RustyCrypto In an interview with business blogger Noah Smith, Buterin said he's long wanted Ethereum to … Continue reading Vitalik Buterin reiterates that his influence on Ethereum (ETH) is minimal as the merger draws closer

OpenSea will not support a possible fork of Ethereum (ETH) in PoW

With The Merge update fast approaching, major entities in the ecosystem must decide whether or not they will support a potential fork of Ethereum (ETH). For its part, the non-fungible tokens (NFTs) platform OpenSea has announced that it will only support the proof-of-stake (PoS) version of Ethereum. OpenSea will remain loyal to Ethereum (ETH) OpenSea, the … Continue reading OpenSea will not support a possible fork of Ethereum (ETH) in PoW