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Vitalik argues that proof-of-stake is a ‘solution’ to Ethereum’s environmental woes

At a conference yesterday, Ethereum co-founder and unofficial figurehead Vitalik Buterin argued that Ethereum’s upcoming transition to a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism is a “solution” to the blockchain’s rampant energy consumption that has been incensing critics as of late. In an interview at...

Alchemix rugpull remuneration, and Aave v. 2.5! June 16-23

After close to a month of consulting with industry experts and journalists within Cointelegraph and without, we’re proud to unveil a new segment for Finance Redefined, a.k.a. the premier DeFi industry newsletter: on-chain analysis. Reporters will often look to public records to...

Sotheby’s moves $10 million CryptoPunk to solo auction event

One ultra-rare CryptoPunk is set for some extra stage time at a hotly anticipated upcoming auction. In a Tweet today, luxury auction house Sotheby’s announced that the sale of CryptoPunk #7530 — also known as “Covid Alien” — will be offered during...

ETH developer Virgil Griffith back in jail after allegedly checking Coinbase account

Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith has violated the terms of his bail and has been taken into custody after he allegedly accessed his cryptocurrency account.The remand order came from U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel after Griffith reportedly sought to access Ethereum...

Parachute journalism on the frontlines of DeFi! May 19-26

As a kid who grew up in a podunk-nothing, mid-sized American city, I know what it’s like to read parachute journalism covering topics and stories close to my heart. Some bad news for my fellow DeFi brethren: you’re all about to...

5 years after The DAO crisis and Ethereum hard fork

A vulnerability of a smart contract in one private DAO fund firstly to the leak of cryptocurrency worth tens of millions of dollars (billions as of today) and then to the hard fork of the second-largest blockchain network Ethereum. You can...

US financial agencies will meet to discuss the future impact of stablecoins

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen announced plans to convene the President's Working Group on Financial Markets, or PWG, as well as the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to discuss possible...

NFTs’ actual value is still to be determined

It's 2021. Super Bowl champion Tom Brady is starting an NFT company, Christie's is explaining CryptoPunks to everyone, Saturday Night Live is creating jams about NFTs, Beeple and Mark Cuban are advocating NFTs’ use case — yet, here I am, the...

Crypto will ‘come to life’ in Nigeria, central bank governor says

At a 279th meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee in Abuja, Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Godwin Emefiele expressed confidence that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) will...

Alpha Finance Lab (ALPHA) rallies 50% as project fundamentals improve

Bitcoin (BTC) price continues to trade in a predictable range which has given traders confidence in trading altcoins and DeFi tokens. This translated to a 110%...

Dead cat bounce? Ethereum jumps 20%, while ETH inflows to exchanges soar

On Thursday, the price of Ether (ETH) surged from $2,443 to almost $3,000 — a 13.55% climb, according to Coinbase data. The strong intraday upside move...

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A guide to XCH token farming using a hard drive

Chia Network recently entered the cryptocurrency scene and has quickly piqued the interest of many miners and investors. There are several reasons for this:...

Wisdom Tree files Ether ETF application with SEC

Following in the footsteps of VanEck earlier this month, Wisdom Tree has filed an application for an Ether (ETH) exchange-traded fund submitted to the...

Cryptocurrency market cap hits $2 trillion — Now worth as much as Apple

The market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies in existence surpassed $2 trillion on April 5, according to data from Goingecko, led by the impressive growth...

How crypto companies can go public in 2021, explained

One company that has been in the process of completing a Reg A token sale is Exodus. Exodus — which offers desktop, mobile and hardware...

CME Micro Bitcoin futures surpass 1M contracts as institutional speculation grows

Institutional exposure to cryptocurrencies via derivatives continued to grow in the second quarter, as CME Group’s newly launched Bitcoin (BTC) micro contract received considerable...

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‘Say something, Elon Musk!’ Dogecoin sheds $70B in market cap since SNL

Dogecoin (DOGE), Elon Musk’s pet favorite cryptocurrency, has shed tens of billions of dollars in value since he publicly plugged it on mainstream TV.As...

Pundits say Bitcoin’s brutal quarter could see Tesla report up to a $100M loss for Q2

Bitcoin’s second-quarter price battering has pundits speculating that Tesla may have to report a loss of up to $100 million for Q2.With the price...

Stablecoin inflows to exchanges dip as traders watch Bitcoin from the sidelines

The growth of stablecoin's market cap and circulating supply has been one of the best indicators for attaining a general pulse on how participants...

5 largest regulated US digital asset managers hold over $46B of crypto

Cointelegraph Consulting’s 2021 ranking of the top five United States-based regulated crypto asset management firms highlights that Bitcoin’s explosive growth in price has catapulted...

Grifter season in DeFi-land, and Uniswap v3 is here! Finance Redefined 4/28-5/05

Lots of cons, no artistry It’s grifter season: scams and opportunists run amok, and it’s harder than ever to tell who to trust. Case and point:...