The Ethereum ‘Merge’ has happened and marks a new era for greener cryptos and blockchain

The Ethereum ‘Merge’ has happened and marks a new era for greener cryptos and blockchain

The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency has undergone a significant transformation that will change its technology to cut carbon emissions by more than 99.9 per cent, according to its Ethereum platform. The transition known as “the Merge” has been finalised, Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin confirmed on Thursday. “And we finalized!… Happy merge all. This is a big … Read more

Will the Ethereum Merge Reduce Crypto Emissions?

Will the Ethereum Merge Reduce Crypto Emissions?

A machine for mining ether on display at a crypto convention in Thailand.Photo: Lauren DeCicca (Getty Images) If you type the phrase “the Merge” into Google today, you’ll be treated with a countdown: It’s coming in a little over two days, as of this writing. The countdown is ticking off the time until one of … Read more

Celsius Crypto Platform Halts Withdrawals as Bitcoin Tanks 13%

Celsius Crypto Platform Halts Withdrawals as Bitcoin Tanks 13%

Celsius founder and CEO Alex Mashinsky as he appeared in a promotional video for Celsius uploaded to YouTube.screenshot: Celsius / YouTube The Celsius crypto network has halted all trading, including withdrawals, according to a press release from the company released overnight. The unusual move comes as major cryptocurrencies plummeted over the weekend and there are … Read more

Facebook Still Wants to Launch Zuck Bucks Digital Currency

Facebook Still Wants to Launch Zuck Bucks Digital Currency

Rep. Brad Sherman, a Democrat from California, projects a satirical image while grilling a Facebook exec during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the company’s proposed cryptocurrency on July 17, 2019.Photo: Andrew Harnik (PA) Meta, the parent company of Facebook, is still planning to create a digital currency, according to a new report from … Read more