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Miners flee to Ethereum Classic as ‘The Merge’ arrives

The Merge, the long-awaited software upgrade that promises to make Ethereum transactions a lot greener, is expected to put miners out of jobs. But miners are not quitting outright. With big bucks inve

Ethereum Merge may not ‘fix everything,’ but it could boost institutional adoption

The Ethereum Merge may allow for far more applications to be built upon its network, opening up innovation and bringing on new financial institutions.

How the upcoming Ethereum Merge could change crypto’s rewards, costs and reputation

The long-awaited systemwide upgrade will, experts say, reduce the blockchain's energy consumption by about 99% by switching its transaction verification system away from "proof-of-work."

Despite crypto ban, China’s tech talent rides the global web3 wave

Despite China’s sweeping bans on cryptocurrencies, domestic web3 talent is quietly flourishing, with many venturing beyond the country’s border. From offering crypto derivative products to

Blockchain’s youngest billionaire roasts world’s biggest cryptocurrency

Thirty-year-old crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried took aim at Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, saying it has no future as a payments network in an interview with Financial Times t

Decentralized identity startup Spruce wants to help users control their sign-in data

Signing into websites using your Google or Facebook account has become so commonplace that lots of people don’t think twice before doing it. Keeping control over one’s own identity on the

Ethereum developer tools platform Hardhat becomes nonprofit with donations from a16z and others

Nomic Labs, creator of popular Ethereum developer tools platform Hardhat, is becoming a nonprofit with the goal of improving the protocol’s developer ecosystem, it announced today.  Nomic, which fi

Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith accused of helping North Korea evade sanctions

On Friday, the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced that Ethereum Foundation staff member Virgil Griffith was arrested. He faces charges of conspiracy fo

Justin Drake from the Ethereum Foundation is coming to Disrupt Berlin

The Ethereum community is hard at work on Ethereum 2.0, the next major upgrade of its blockchain. It is an incredibly challenging task, and the Ethereum Foundation has been completely transparent abou

The rise of the new crypto “mafias”

Ash Egan Contributor Ash Egan leads crypto investing at Accomplice. He formerly was a VC at ConsenSys Ventures and Converge. In the early 2000s, journalists popularized the term “PayPal mafia&#8

Report: Most ICO project financing unaffected by crypto market crash

Despite a bear market that has seen the price of Ethereum drop by over 80 percent since the start of the year, most projects that raised money via an ICO remain unaffected, according to the findings o

Peep the future of distributed ledgers with the leaders of Hyperledger, Parity Technologies and Tradeshift

As cryptocurrencies emerge from the speculative bloodletting of the past months, believers in the promise of distributed ledger technologies for business and consumer applications are casting about fo

The collapse of ETH is inevitable

Jeremy Rubin Contributor Share on Twitter Jeremy Rubin is currently a technical advisor to Stellar, a Bitcoin Core Contributor, investor and advisor to early-stage crypto startups, starting a company

Coinbase now supports buying and selling Ethereum Classic

Coinbase has added a new buying option for its customers after the crypto exchange introduced Ethereum Classic to its collection. The addition was first announced in July but Coinbase took its time to