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Valid Points: Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake May Happen Sooner Than You Think

A "quick merge" outline ostensibly serves as a notice against any further agitation from Ethereum miners.

Tech  ·  17 March 2021

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Tops $5.5B in Staked Ether

The amount deposited represents 2.67% of Ethereum’s total supply.

Tech  ·  12 February 2021

ConsenSys, Securosys Combine Tech for ‘Secure’ Way to Stake on Ethereum 2.0

The method employs Securosys' hardware security modules to keep participants' keys safe.

Tech  ·  2 February 2021

Ethereum 2.0 Explained in 4 Easy Metrics

With the launch of every new blockchain comes a new block explorer website to understand.

Tech  ·  8 January 2021

MyEtherWallet Now Offers In-App Staking for Ethereum 2.0

One of Ethereum’s most popular software wallets, MyEtherWallet, is giving users access to Ethereum 2.0 staking.

Tech  ·  8 December 2020

Introducing Valid Points: The Risks and Rewards of Staking on Eth 2.0

Breaking down Ethereum 2.0 and its sweeping impact on crypto markets, weekly.

Tech  ·  2 December 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain Goes Live as ‘World Computer’ Begins Long-Awaited Overhaul

The Beacon Chain, the backbone of Ethereum's future Proof-of-Stake network, is now live.

Tech  ·  1 December 2020

Ethereum 2.0’s Genesis Day Is Officially Set for Dec. 1

The biggest update in Ethereum’s history will officially begin its first phase on Dec. 1 when the Ethereum 2.0's Beacon chain goes live.

Tech  ·  24 November 2020

CoinDesk Is Spinning Up an Ethereum 2.0 Node. Here’s How to Follow Our Journey

CoinDesk just snagged a front-row seat to a seminal event in the crypto industry. Ticket price: 32 ETH.

Tech  ·  24 November 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Secures Enough Funds to Launch

The smart contract required for triggering Ethereum 2.0 has enough funds to begin activation of its most ambitious upgrade yet.

News  ·  24 November 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Is 75% Funded Ahead of Dec. 1 Soft Launch

The smart contract required for triggering Ethereum 2.0 has nearly accrued enough funds to activate the momentous upgrade.

Tech  ·  23 November 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Tops $22.5M One Week After Launch

The deposit contract for Ethereum’s 2.0 upgrade now holds over 50,000 ETH – 10% of the threshold needed to activate the watershed update.

Tech  ·  10 November 2020

FTX Looking to List ‘Beacon Chain’ Ether as Deposit Contract Goes Live

Exchanges may consider markets for “Beacon chain ether” – that is, ether that’s been staked in the Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract.

Tech  ·  4 November 2020

Ethereum 2.0 Countdown Begins With Release of Deposit Contract

Ethereum 2.0’s deposit contract is now live, heralding the imminent unveiling of the "world computer's" second act.

Tech  ·  4 November 2020