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Ethereum Merge: Ethereum-Preis 3000?

In der Ethereum-Community fiebert man dem Merge entgegen. In der Folge wird hierdurch die aktuelle Ethereum-Blockchain mit der Beacon-Chain verschmolzen. Das Ergebnis daraus ist, dass Ethereum in Zukunft nicht mehr auf die Leistung von den Minern angewiesen ist. Das bei Anlegern beliebte Staking wird ab diesem Zeitpunkt eingeführt. Durch die Validatoren wird ab diesem Zeitpunkt die Sicherung des Netzwerks übernommen. Jeder Validator wird 32 Ether benötigen. Ausserdem braucht man das...

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Expectations v Reality: Vitalik Buterin on His Vision for Ethereum 

Vitalik Buterin – co-founder of Ethereum – outlined some of his conflicting realizations and beliefs around cryptocurrency on Monday. He detailed the way that his idealistic vision for how Ethereum should grow – and what it should become – is failing to match reality. Comparing Ethereum and Bitcoin The programmer – who has never hesitated to criticize Bitcoin in the past – began his lengthy Twitter thread with a display of admiration for the primary crypto network. While...

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Ethereum Foundation Reveals How Much ETH it Holds as of March 2022

The Ethereum Foundation (EF) – a non-profit organization that supports the second-largest blockchain protocol – disclosed that its treasury equals around $1.6 billion. $1.3 billion of it is distributed in digital assets (primarily ETH), while approximately $300 million belong to non-crypto investments. The EF Sold ETH at the ATH In its financial report, the Ethereum Foundation revealed that 99.1% of its total $1.3 billion crypto holdings are held in ETH. This amount was...

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Vitalik Buterin’s Take on the Musk-Twitter Takeover

Besides generating a lively discussion among Twitter users across the globe, Elon Musk’s bid to acquire the social media platform for $43 billion in cash has also galvanized the blockchain’s billionaire club. In the latest, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has made his mind public on the issue. In a tweet on Saturday, he said he doesn’t oppose Elon Musk running Twitter, but he doesn’t quite approve of wealthy people or organizations taking over social media firms through...

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Vitalik Buterin Isn’t Crazy About NFTs

Vitalik Buterin – known for his role in creating Ethereum, the largest altcoin on the market and arguably bitcoin’s biggest competitor – isn’t a huge fan of non-fungible tokens or NFTs, as they’re called for short. In a recent interview, he warned against NFTs and claimed they were “dystopian.” Vitalik Buterin Doesn’t Like How Big NFTs Have Become Ethereum is largely responsible for giving way to NFTs. These tokens require smart contracts, which up to one point, was...

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Support for Ukraine Doesn’t Undermine Other Wars: Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin on Wednesday whetted his support for Ukraine against the Russian invasion. He said similar wars may be raging on in other parts of the world but that doesn’t mean people should stop caring about the Ukrainians or vice-versa. Buterin in Support of Ukraine In a tweet Wednesday morning, Ethereum’s co-founder said: “Ukrainians are far from the only ones suffering from war. Also people in Yemen, Ethiopia… just as human as Ukrainians and you are. This is NOT a valid...

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India’s CryptoRelief Sends Back $100M of Vitalik Buterin’s SHIB Donation

Sandeep Nailwal, the co-founder of Polygon (MATIC), revealed today that India’s CryptoRelief will be sending 100 million USDC from Vitalik Buterin’s last year SHIB donation back to him. Last year in May, Vitalik Buterin donated 50 trillion SHIB tokens to India Covid Relief Fund. Tweeting on the matter, Nailwal revealed the reasons for which they made the decision to send $100 million of the donation back to Buterin. He explained that him being an Indian presents certain...

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Vitalik Buterin Admits: I completely Missed NFTs Despite Predicting DeFi

The start of a new year provides an opportunity to reflect on the past and move forward with intention and purpose. And while other crypto personalities started 2022 with bullish predictions, Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin chose to travel back in time, revisiting some of the things he predicted over the last ten years. He also shared what he learned and what he thinks about the subjects today. As a programmer, writer, and an active member of the cryptocurrency space...

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Dogecoin Foundation Joins Forces With Vitalik Buterin to Build Community Staking

The Dogecoin Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth of popular meme-inspired cryptocurrency Dogecoin (DOGE), has joined forces with the founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin. The idea is to design a “Community Staking” system based on the Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism. This comes months after the foundation announced at the Bitcoin ESG conference held earlier this year that it is moving Dogecoin from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake. What is...

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Record: Fidelity Charitable Has Received Over $270 Million in Crypto Donations in 2021

The largest grantmaker in the United States – Fidelity Charitable – has reportedly beaten all its previous records in terms of cryptocurrency donations received by the organization. Since the beginning of 2021, it has accepted nearly $274 million in digital assets. Crypto Donations Smashed The Records The news was reported by the British business newspaper City A.M. Keeping in mind the pace of the donations, they can even surpass the $300 million milestone by the end of the...

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