Ethereum

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has shared two thought experiments on how to evaluate whether an algorithmic (algo) stablecoin is sustainable. Buterin’s comments were sparked by the multi-billion dollar losses caused by the collapse of the Terra (LUNA) ecosystem and its algo-stablecoin TerraUSD (UST). In a May 25 blog post, Buterin noted that the increased amount
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Bitcoin (BTC) disappointed bulls on upside prior to the May 26 Wall Street open as BTC/USD returned under $29,000. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Markets “eerily calm” post FOMC Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView tracked an uninspiring day for Bitcoin, with $800 of losses coming in a single hourly candle several hours
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Brazil’s Federal Reserve (RFB) has declared that Brazilian investors in the crypto-assets market must pay income tax on transactions that involve the like-kind exchange of cryptocurrencies; for example, Bitcoin for Ethereum. The RFB’s declaration was published in the Diário Oficial da União and was the result of a consultation made by a citizen of the
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A Proof Collective member has fallen victim to a scam, losing 29 highly-valuable Ethereum-based Moonbirds. According to a tweet by Cirrus on Wednesday morning, the victim lost 29 Moonbird nonfungible tokens (NFTs) worth $1.5 million after clicking a malicious link shared by a scammer. 29 Moonbirds were just stolen in a hack. ~750e (~$1,500,000) in
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The United States equity markets are attempting a recovery after weeks of relentless selling. Along similar lines, on-chain monitoring resource Material Indicators expects the crypto market to recover, but they anticipate Bitcoin (BTC) to spend some time in a range before “a real breakout.” The seven-day moving average of the on-chain transaction volume tracked by
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Blockchains have relied on proof-of-work (PoW) validation since their inception. Yet the PoW consensus proved to be unsustainable with its high energy usage and its need for fast, powerful hardware creating high barriers to entry. That’s why blockchains are adopting proof-of-stake consensus algorithms (PoS), where those wanting to earn rewards don’t have to compete against
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