Ethereum

Ethereum co-founder says he is concerned about centralization in the network

Graph on distribution of staking pools in Ethereum.

Key facts: Proof-of-stake favors rich companies gaining power on the network, says Di Iorio. For this developer, mining with graphics cards was more accessible. Anthony Di Iorio was one of those responsible for creating Ethereum in 2015. Now, already away from the network and focused on other projects, he says that he is concerned about …

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1 in 4 Ethereum blocks can censor transactions due to US regulations

1 in 4 Ethereum blocks can censor transactions due to US regulations

25.8% of the blocks that are validated in Ethereum are objectionable by the regulations of the United States Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). This means that they do not process transactions on the network that are vetoed by the current laws of that country. Specifically, the transactions that are susceptible to this censorship are …

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The end of mining in Ethereum “will lead it to ruin”, says economist

The end of mining in Ethereum “will lead it to ruin”, says economist

Ethereum with proof of participation (PoS) is not even a month old, and some people already predict a catastrophic end for the network. Because of leaving proof of work (PoW) behind, they point out that security and decentralization could be compromised. The co-creator of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin is convinced that staking is safer than mining. …

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Binance launches ETHW mining pool, the fork of Ethereum after the Merge

Binance launches ETHW mining pool, the fork of Ethereum after the Merge

This article contains referral links. Know more. Binance, the world’s largest bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency exchange, launched a mining pool for the EthereumPoW network. This is the Ethereum fork created after the Merge and its native currency is ETHW. The Binance ETHW Pool came into operation on September 29 and, as a launch promotion, the …

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After the Merge, these are the improvements that prepare for Ethereum

The merge was completed on Ethereum. The next important stage to activate will be the Arises and with it the process known as shardingwhich will increase the scalability of the network. Meanwhile, the developers already discussing what other improvements should be included in this update. Under the tag Shanghai-candidate, in the forum Ethereum MagiciansEthereum code …

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What will be the ultimate scaling solution for Ethereum?

What will be the ultimate scaling solution for Ethereum?

Key facts: Something will have to be sacrificed between speed, security and decentralization with sidechains. Rollups are not definitive solutions, but they enhance the usability of the main networks. Scalability in Ethereum was the central theme of Patricio López’s presentation in the ETHSantiago 2022 conference cycle. The founder of Andes Blockchain and former manager of …

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David Reyes: “Ethereum must be resilient like a plant, but also agile”

advantages of Proof of stake pointed out by ethereum developer Juan David Reyes

Key facts: As a natural ecosystem, diversity will drive Ethereum to be more secure, he claims. Ethereum’s energy consumption dropped by 99% “literally overnight.” In one of the first talks at the ETH Santiago conference in Chile, developer Juan David Reyes highlighted the advantages that the arrival of Merge brought to Ethereum. This transition to …

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