After initially voting to do so, the Maker community will not compensate investors who lost big on the lending platform during “Black Thursday’s” price rout.
The supply of BitGo’s wrapped bitcoins (WBTC) topped 76,000 after setting an all-time record of nearly 21,000 WBTC minted within one week. Here’s why.
As Ethereum fees soar, a proposal to nix “gas tokens,” which let users prepay fees when they’re cheap and spend them later, is getting renewed attention.
Median fees have spiked nearly 900% in the since Aug. 2
The Snowfork proof-of-concept acts as a two-way bridge between the Ethereum and Polkadot ecosystems, according to the group.
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.
Tether’s USDT is now live on scaling blockchain OMG Network in a bid to decrease pressure on its parent blockchain, Ethereum.
From first heartbeat to last breath, YAM lasted less than 48 hours. But those are the rules of DeFi’s newest toy: “minimally viable monetary experiments.”
Ethereum and Bitcoin advocates have engaged in spirited exchange since Friday to answer an ostensibly simple question: What’s the total supply of ether?
Ethereum Classic suffered two 51% attacks in the same week. One week later, exchanges, investors and developers are split on the implications.
DeFi trading bots create “walls of executions,” resulting in higher rewards for Ethereum miners, higher profits for traders and higher fees for everyone.
Five years later, Ethereum is still chugging along as a decentralized platform for self-executing code. Eth 2.0 is quite close, but for real this time.
Medalla, the final testnet before Ethereum begins its long-awaited, gradual transition to proof of stake (PoS), has been announced.
Ethereum 2.0 client Prysm is “basically ready” to launch, according to the audit firm’s CEO Richard Ma in a phone call with CoinDesk.
The “ReGenesis” proposal by Ethereum researcher Alexey Akhunov would “nuke” the state for certain nodes. It might just fix the network’s growing data issue.
Marlin has open sourced its OpenWeaver relay network to help speed up low latency mempool syncs of the Ethereum network and support decentralization.
79% of Ethereum nodes run on Geth. Core developers have pushed back July’s Berlin hard fork so other clients can catch up.
With EIP 1559, Ethereum developers are proposing a dynamic pricing system to lower the blockchain network’s current high gas fees.
Ethereum’s consensus algorithm is not the only thing changing with the launch of Eth 2.0. The underlying cryptography itself is getting an overhaul.
Ethereum Classic has largely followed Ethereum in lockstep. But as the larger chain goes toward Proof-of-Stake, ETC is sticking with Proof-of-Work.
Developers of ether mixer Tornado Cash have destroyed their admin keys, turning the privacy tool into permissionless code.
Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin: “I defer to the client devs on timelines and if they are now saying ‘Q3’ more broadly then I believe them.”
DeFi protocol Keep Network has tapped Bison Trails to provide non-custodial staking services for tBTC, an ERC-20 representation of bitcoin (BTC) deposits.
A lawsuit against the Maker Foundation claims the DeFi platform “intentionally misrepresented the risks associated with CDP ownership.”
IoT platform Nodle announced it is switching from the Stellar blockchain to a custom build on Parity Technologies’ Substrate network.
Blockchain game MLB Champions is rolling out a slew of new gameplay features while reducing its reliance on Ethereum.
What are “polynomial commitments” and how do they fit into Vitalik Buterin’s new Eth 2.0 roadmap?
MakerDAO has added a third asset to its decentralized finance (DeFi) platform, USD Coin (USDC), in response to the system’s flagship stablecoin, dai, continuing to float above its dollar peg. Passed Tuesday at 2:58 UTC, the Coinbase- and Circle-backed USDC is now available for use as collateral on the premiere DeFi platform following an executive […]