Valid Points: Why EIP 1559 Makes Debugging Ethereum Dapps Harder

Also: ETH is on a 12-day winning streak in the run-up to the London upgrade.

Tech  ·  4 August 2021

Ethereum Gas Fees at 6-Month Low as Market Cools, Layer 2 Solutions Ease Congestion

Ethereum gas fees have abated with decreasing network congestion. Also, there's Flashbots.

Markets  ·  28 June 2021

DOGE Imitators Help Send Ethereum Transaction Fees to All-Time Highs

As SHIB and others doggedly chase DOGE's success, Ethereum transaction fees are running away with them.

News  ·  11 May 2021

Balancer V2 Goes Live, Promising Reduced Gas Fees for DeFi Traders

In a bid to reduce Ethereum fees on the platform, all pools managed by Balancer will now be administered from a single vault.

Tech  ·  11 May 2021

Cardano, Polkadot Market Caps Surpass XRP as Some Bet on Alternatives to Ethereum

The price of gas continues to rise on Ethereum, squeezing smaller retail traders using DEXs.

Markets  ·  8 February 2021

One Big Pool: Balancer’s New Version Cuts Down Transactions and Gas Fees

Version 2 of the DeFi site also has an "asset manager" where idle funds earn yield.

Business  ·  2 February 2021

High Gas Fees Prevent Ethereum From Being Ethereum

Miners are incentivized to keep Ethereum gas fees high, and in doing so limit one of the network's principal use cases.

Tech  ·  14 October 2020

Around the Crypto World in 15 Charts: CoinDesk Research’s August Review

In 15 charts, the CoinDesk Monthly Review for August details BTC's performance, its relationship to fiat currencies and Ethereum’s growing congestion problem.

Markets  ·  2 September 2020

BitGo Weighs Building a Sidechain for WBTC as Ethereum Fees Climb

Digital asset trust company BitGo is in the process of “reaching out” to community partners to build an Ethereum sidechain because of rising fees, according to CTO Ben Chan.

Tech  ·  25 August 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $11.8K; Ethereum Gas at All-Time High

Many bitcoin stakeholders expect a weak market this week to cap August while DeFi continues to stretch Ethereum’s network.

Markets  ·  24 August 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Sinks to $11.6K as Ether’s Gas Keeps Rising

As bitcoin’s price falls, Ethereum’s fees rise.

Markets  ·  19 August 2020
Ethereum Mining

Ethereum Developers Consider New Fee Model as Gas Costs Climb

With EIP 1559, Ethereum developers are proposing a dynamic pricing system to lower the blockchain network's current high gas fees.

Tech  ·  29 June 2020

Ethereum Logged Its Busiest Week on Record

It’s costing more to use Ethereum and that may be because more users are flocking to the platform than ever before, according to one key on-chain metric.

Markets  ·  16 June 2020

Nonprofit Energy Consortium Trials Blockchain Management for Wastewater Tracking

A U.S. oil and gas consortium says a blockchain-based automated platform tracking wastewater reduced transportation costs.

News  ·  3 June 2020

Russian Gas Giant Gazprom to Execute Business Contracts on a Blockchain

Russian state-owned gas giant Gazprom may soon begin using blockchain to execute and monitor contracts as part of its digitization plans.

Business  ·  5 April 2019