Coinbase Opens Waitlist for Ethereum 2.0 Staking

Coinbase’s waitlist for Ethereum 2.0 staking is live. Per a press release shared with CoinDesk, Coinbase customers can now sign up to stake their ETH into the Beacon Chain smart contract, the coordinator and bridge between the old Ethereum and Ethereum 2.0, the network’s momentous migration to a proof-of-stake network. This upgrade will do away […]

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Ethereum 2.0 Explained in 4 Easy Metrics

With the launch of every new blockchain comes a new block explorer website to understand.  Block explorer sites offer real-time updates on network activity. Normally, they feature information on blocks, transactions and fees. On Ethereum 2.0, the block explorers depict a very different array of metrics involving epochs, slots and attestations.  But even for those […]

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Valid Points: New Year, New Price Gains For ETH

Bullish price activity has tipped the total value of ETH locked into Ethereum 2.0 past $2.4 billion. Find out what other network metrics have been impacted by ether’s latest price gains.https://www.coindesk.com/new-year-new-price-gains-eth It’s safe to say that 2021 is off to a great start for Ethereum.  Since ringing in the new year on January 1, the […]

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What Is Proof-of-Stake?

Proof-of-stake is a method of maintaining the integrity of a cryptocurrency, preventing users from printing extra coins they didn’t earn. While a different method, called proof-of-work, is currently used by Bitcoin and Ethereum – the two largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization – Ethereum has plans to migrate to proof-of-stake to make the platform more scalable […]

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