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It’s Time to Launch the Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain – CoinDesk

It’s time for the Ethereum 2.0 beacon chain to launch. We’ve spent the last nine months testing the life out of this thing. The year began with huge, long-running single client testnets: Sapphire, Topaz and Onyx networks run by Prysmatic Labs. In April, there were small multi-client networks: Schlesi, Witti and Altona – all named…

Securitize Is Taking Ethereum-Based Securities Into the DeFi Realm – CoinDesk

Connecting the worlds of security tokens and decentralized finance (DeFi) is the next logical step for Securitize, a kind of regulatory-compliant fixer when it comes to tracking and trading blockchain-based securities.

Creator of Yearn Finance faces lawsuit – YFI price under pressure

Source: pedrosek (2) In late September, a vulnerability on Ethereum DeFi project called Eminence allowed a hacker to steal $15 million. While the project’s developer Andre Cronje, known for creating the Yearn Finance protocol, claimed that Eminence was still in a test phase, investors rushed into the new project despite the warnings. A group of…

New yield farm ‘Alpha Homora’ backed by Binance launced on Ethereum

Although the hype around Ethereum DeFi has flattened out a bit at the moment, at least the technical progress does not stand still. In this sense, Alpha Finance Labs’ “Alpha Homora” protocol, which was deployed on the Ethereum network at 13:00 UTC on October 8, 2020, could bring new life to the DeFi sector.

After a Roller Coaster Third Quarter, Here’s What’s Next for Ethereum (ETH) | The...

ADVERTISEMENT Technicals and Fundamentals Behind Q3 Price Action The third quarter began for Ether with a continuous upward name that was going steeply up until 1st August. The sharp spike was largely accounted for by the expectations of the Ethereum 2.0 testnet Madella launch, which happened on 4th August. The launch of the mainnet is…

Ethereum miners made 450K ETH from high network fees during DeFi peak

Ether (ETH) miner revenue skyrocketed during the month of September according to data from glassnode, an onchain analytics resource. While the price of Ether did not rise significantly during this time, miners on the Ethereum network saw their revenue increase due to high fees.

Ethereum Is Manhattan and Everyone Is Moving to the Suburbs – CoinDesk

Few predicted the swift acceleration in the decentralized finance (DeFi) economy this year. The fervent activity in the space has sent DeFi assets skyrocketing to almost $11 billion – equivalent to almost twice the size of the economy of Barbados. Similarly, assets under management held by Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) have hit bumper levels, supported…

Ethereum 2.0 developers unveil new bug bounty program

TipRanks If the stock market’s ups and downs this year have taught us any enduring lesson, it’s a repeat of an old stand-by: the importance of setting up a steady income stream, to keep the portfolio profitable no matter how the individual shares move. Dividends are a key part of any investment income strategy, giving…

Ethereum: Free Money Is Real

(Photo by Yuriko Nakao) Yesterday I was in shock, today I am wearing my Bitcoin socks. Free money is real. It is enough to shake my faith in reality that after knowing for the bulk of my life there was no such thing as free money, I just received a chunk. Now it’s actually, totally…

Crypto Crime Cartel: BitMEX, Kraken, Binance, Bitcoin.com, Blockstream & Ethereum – CoinGeek

The indictments and lawsuit against BitMEX and its founders are encouraging signs that law enforcement is cracking down on the criminal element within the digital asset sphere. However, BitMEX and their founders aren’t the only outfit to finally be called to account for their criminal behavior, just the latest. What’s more is that the employees…