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Lido Staked Ether (stETH) Regains ETH Peg

Lido Staked Ether (stETH), which previously lost its peg to Ethereum (ETH), has recovered. This follows the DAO’s decision to raise stETH's APR after Ethereum's Merge.

Deutsche Telekom To Support Ethereum Staking By Running Validator Nodes

T-Mobile’s parent company Deutsche Telekom will operate validator nodes to allow its clients to participate in Ethereum staking 

Binance Officially Launches Ethereum Proof-of-Work Mining Pool

Binance has officially launched mining services for Ethereum PoW miners. It is running a one-month promotion in which miners can enjoy zero fees on all earnings. However, this does not guarantee the listing of ETHW.

Vitalik Buterin Outlines Ethereum’s Priorities After Merge

Ethereum founder has shared what he thinks the next two big priorities for the network should be. He also hopes developers don’t have to rush through protocol changes again and the community becomes more pragmatic.

Nic Carter Comments on White House Crypto Mining Climate Implication Report

The White House OSTP released a report addressing crypto mining’s impact on the climate. However, it did not sit well with Nic Carter, who stated they did not address all the necessary issues and cited unworthy sources.

Santiment Reveals 46.15% Of Ethereum’s PoS Nodes Are Controlled By Two Addresses

Data from Santiment disclosed only two addresses contributed to over 45% of Ethereum’s PoS nodes, giving rise to concerns of centralization.

Ethereum’s New Staking Model May Draw SEC Attention

Ethereum’s transition to the staking model might draw the SEC’s attention. This is so because SEC expects crypto platforms offering staking services to take the Howey test to determine whether its asset is a security.

Michael Saylor Shares Thoughts on Bitcoin Mining and the Environment

Addressing some misconceptions surrounding Bitcoin mining and its impact on the global environment, Michael Saylor claims Bitcoin is beneficial, not detrimental.

The Merge Goes Live As Ethereum Switches To A PoS Mechanism

Ethereum successfully transitioned from a PoW to a PoS consensus mechanism when the Total Terminal Difficulty (TTD) hit 58750000000000000000000 at 6:44 AM UTC.

SEBA Bank Launches Ethereum Staking Services

Switzerland’s SEBA Bank integrated support for Ethereum staking just a few days before the much-anticipated Ethereum Merge goes live.

Binance US Launches High-Yield Ethereum Staking Ahead Of Ethereum Merge

With the anticipated happening of the Merge event, Binance US has launched a high-yield staking product for users. But there is a caveat stating that rewards may change depending on factors like transaction fees.

Hive Blockchain Considers Mining Ethereum Alternatives Ahead Of The Merge

Hive Blockchain begins analyzing other GPU mineable coins to optimize its mining equipment for the upcoming Ethereum Merge.

Vitalik Buterin Expresses His Concerns Over Bitcoin's Security

In a recent interview, Vitalik Buterin made predictions for the future of the crypto industry and revealed his concerns over Bitcoin's long-term security.

Gemini Adds Support For Polygon Staking

Gemini begins providing staking rewards for Polygon and announces support for ETH staking just as the Ethereum community prepares for the blockchain's transition from a Proof-of-Work to a Proof-of-Stake protocol.

Coinbase CEO Says Exchange Will Rather Disable Staking Than Allow On-Chain Censorship

Following the Tornado Cash ban, Coinbase may shut down its staking services than open itself up to protocol-level censorship.

Ethereum PoW Fork Token Tanks Over 53% In Less Than A Week

ETHW, Ethereum’s proposed fork token that strives to remain on the PoW algorithm, tanks by 53% within six days of hitting its all-time high.