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Ethereum Whales Are Depositing More ETH to the Ethereum 2.0 Contract Amid Protocol Upgrades

Over 95,000 ETH – over 287 million – have been staked in the ETH 2.0 contract in a day, as per data from on-chain and market data platform CryptoQuant. It seems the number of new depositors is fewer compared to the number of deposits, which, according to Young Ju, CEO of CryptoQuant, is a firm sign that whales are bullish on ETH by staking more tokens to the contract. Another evidence that $ETH is bullish in the long term. It seems whales who staked a lot of $ETH to the ETH...

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What are Layer 2 Scaling Solutions?

Blockchain’s moon race is on as the ecosystem grapples with developing scalability solutions to meet demand without sacrificing security or decentralization – the classic blockchain trilemma. The rapid growth in decentralized finance, NFTs, and gaming has seen adoption congest the Ethereum network, in particular, leading to bottlenecks and high transaction fees given its capacity for processing only a few transactions per second, rendering many dApps usable at times....

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Buying Spree: The Top 10 Ethereum Wallets Now Own 20.58% of ETH’s Supply

The largest Ethereum whales have taken advantage of the recent slump of ETH’s price and bought more. As a result, the top ten wallets now own over 20% of the asset’s total supply, says on-chain data. Top 10 ETH Accounts Own More Than 20% of Supply By examining the behavior of the top ten largest ETH addresses, the analytics resource Santiment outlined their selling and accumulation phases in the past few months. In fact, they had taken profits in mid-May as the asset’s price...

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Ethereum’s London Hard Fork: What You Need To Know and What to Expect

Containing numerous Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs), including the vital 1559 and 3554, it’s worth exploring the key features of the upcoming London hard fork and how it could change the Ethereum network. Although it was initially scheduled to take place in July, a more recent statement from an Ethereum developer asserted that the London hard fork will occur on August 4th, 2021. Why Does the Ethereum Blockchain Need Improvements? Launched in 2015, the Ethereum network’s...

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Sygnum Becomes The First Bank to Offer Ethereum 2.0 Staking 

Switzerland’s Sygnum Bank announced that its customers could use its institutional-grade banking platform to stake ETH for Ethereum 2.0 from their existing wallets. Sygnum’s Pioneering Move Sygnum revealed that it intends to become the first banking institution to provide Ethereum 2.0 staking. In doing so, its clients may be able to earn returns of up to 7 percent per annum (at current estimations). The bank, which is both Swiss- and Singapore-based, announced that staking...

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Bullish for Ethereum? ETH Stored on Exchanges Down to a 2.5 Year Low

The number of ether coins held on exchanges continues to decrease and has reached its lowest position in more than two years. This comes as the tokens sent to the ETH 2.0 contract reached a new all-time high of over six million. ETH on Exchanges Down to a 2.5Y Low According to data from CryptoQuant, the ETH reserves on centralized exchanges had seen a massive drop in the past several days and especially after the mid-May market crash when investors rushed to deposit their...

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Over 100K ETH ($200 Million) Staked in Ethereum 2.0 in a Single Day

The total amount of ETH staked ahead of the upcoming Ethereum 2.0 upgrade has grown significantly and will likely continue to increase as the launch date draws closer. 100 ETH Staked in a Day Data from CryptoQuant revealed yesterday that more than 100k ETH worth over $200 million as per current prices was sent to the Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract in a single day. With the new staking, the total value of ETH now locked up in the Eth2 contract is currently more than 5% of the...

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Over 5 Million ETH Locked Up in the Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract

According to recent data, the amount of ETH locked in the ETH 2.0 deposit contract has reached over five million, marking a major event for the Etherum community. Data from Dune Analytics shows 5,223,042 ETH —$14 billion at press time— has been sent to the ETH 2.0 contract. The lock-up amount is nearly 1,000% of the original 524,000 ETH threshold, which was the minimum needed to move forward with the staking process. There are currently 27,132 “unique depositors,” and 152,000...

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Transaction Fees on Bitcoin and Ethereum Drop to Multi-Month Lows

After consecutive months of exceptionally high transaction fees, the costs on the Ethereum and Bitcoin blockchain networks have dropped to multi-month lows. This came after the latest massive price crash and recovery attempts. Bitcoin and Ethereum Fees Calm The Ethereum network became synonymous with high fees following the substantial boost in popularity of decentralized finance, non-fungible tokens, and other operations running on top of it. As previously reported, the...

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Ethereum Whales Refuse to Sell Despite ETH’s Plunge to $3,100

The largest Ethereum wallets have refused to dispose of substantial quantities of their holdings despite the massive turbulence that the asset experienced in the past week. At the same time, a study compiled by a researcher from the Ethereum Foundation estimated that once the network transitions from PoW to PoS, it will reduce the energy consumption by 99.95%. Ethereum’s Whales Have Not Sold The second-largest cryptocurrency has been among the best performers since the start...

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