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Cryptoverse: Ethereum Upgrade to Unlock $33 Billion

Investors are finally set to gain access to more than $33 billion of ether this week under a planned revamp of the blockchain. A new software upgrade to the Ethereum blockchain, dubbed Shapella, will let market players redeem their “staked ether” – coins they have deposited and locked up on the network over the past […]

Can Eth 2.0 Affect the Ethereum Rainbow Charts?

The Ethereum merge has finally happened; Ethereum 2.0 is here. Ethereum founders initiated this update to tweak some of the shortcomings of Ethereum. It is not there to replace the original currency but to expand on it and make it more robust. The merge does upgrade the base Ethereum, but the coin still suffers currently, […]

Ethereum Blockchain Slashes Energy Use With 'Merge' Software Upgrade

The Ethereum blockchain has undergone a major software upgrade, drastically reducing its energy usage, its inventor and co-founder tweeted on Thursday. The new system will use 99.95 percent less energy, according to the Ethereum Foundation. The upgrade, which changes how transactions occur and how ether tokens are created, could give Ethereum a major advantage as […]

'Pay More Attention' Ethereum Co-Founder Says of Crypto Crash

Ethereum’s co-founder Gavin Wood said cryptocurrency investors need to be more aware of what is backing their holdings after a market rout which wiped more than $800 billion off their value. “I would hope that people pay more attention to what is belying the currency name when they get involved in a community, ecosystem, economy,” […]

Twitter Lets You Tip Creators with Ethereum

Twitter expanded its tipping options to let creators add their Ethereum address, not limiting its crypto fans to tipping with Bitcoin that was launched last September.   As such, Twitter’s “tip jar” feature, which makes it possible for users to earn money from their followers, was initially introduced in early May.            The users of Twitter Blue, […]

Ethereum analyst pleads guilty to conspiring against U.S. sanctions

Famous Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith was sentenced to 20 years in prison for assisting the North Korean government in eluding U.S. sanctions during a blockchain conference, jeopardizing American coercion on the Democratic People’s Republic. The researcher gave an admittance of guilt for colluding to break the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, strictly preventing the export […]

Norton to rollout cryptominer for Ethereum

U.S.-based cybersecurity software company Norton LifeLock announced Wednesday the launch of Norton Crypto, a new feature designed to enable consumers to safely and easily mine cryptocurrency through its trusted Norton 360 platform. Starting this week, select Norton 360 customers in Norton’s early adopter program will be invited to mine for Ethereum. “We are proud to […]