January 6, 2021

Ether fees almost double as the trading volume reaches $50B in 24 hours

According to YCharts data, Ethereum network fees continue to grow, with the average value topping out at $17.43 per transaction. Average fees were around $10.20 earlier […]
December 24, 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contracts Carry more than 2M ETH worth more than $1B

Within three weeks of the launch of the Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain, more than $1 billion worth of deposit contracts are currently carrying over 2 million […]
December 5, 2020

The next steps for Ethereum after Beacon Chain launch are outlined by Vitalik Buterin

Ethereum 2.0’s latest development is typically split into phases. Phase 0 is the Beacon Chain of barebones that makes staking, but has no impact on the […]
December 3, 2020

Joseph Lubin says insiders are ‘very optimistic’ about how fast Eth2 will unfold

Speaking during the Ethereum in the Enterprise — Asia Pacific 2020 conference on Dec. 3, ConsenSys founder and Ethereum contributor, Joseph Lubin, predicted that Eth2 will […]
December 2, 2020

New withdrawal contracts would allow the Rocket Pool Eth2 service to be launched

Withdrawal contracts for Ether on Ethereum 2.0 could be made available as early as Q1 2021, allowing the decentralized Eth2 operation Rocket Pool to be released. […]
December 1, 2020

Coinbase to support ETH 2.0 rewards as beacon chain goes live

Crypto Exchange Coinbase has released support for the upcoming update to ETH 2.0, as announced on Monday. Users will then swap their coins and reap rewards […]
December 1, 2020

Number of Ethereum nodes surpasses Bitcoin’s for the first time

Data from the Bitfly technology company and Ethereum node service revealed that now the Ethereum network has over 11137 active nodes, as per a tweet. On […]
November 25, 2020

Celsius says it tipped in 25,000 Ether to help launch Ethereum 2.0

The highly anticipated launch of Eth2 is scheduled to take place on December 1st and an impressive 524,288 Ether from 16,384 validators have been deposited into the […]
November 24, 2020

Ethereum 2.0 confirmed for Dec 1st launch just hours before deadline

Following the movement of 524,288 Ether from 16,384 validators into the Eth2 deposit contract after it went live on November 4th, the beacon chain genesis of […]