Month: April 2020

OkEx Pool, the staking arm of the OkEx conglomerate, announced that it has joined an Ethereum 2.0 testnet as a Proof-of-Stake validator. As revealed by its April 29 blog entry, OkEx is now validating blocks in the Ethereum 2.0 Topaz testnet, launched by Prysmatic Labs. Alysa Xu, the chief strategy officer for OkEx, said that
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Despite existing concerns that blockchain is not mature enough to bring the new era of payments, the technology is being increasingly explored by global central banks. Blockchain technology meanwhile remains at the core of Facebook’s digital currency Libra, according to a top project executive. Since Libra’s white paper release in June 2019, the not-yet-launched stablecoin
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New analysis of the top 10,000 Ether wallet addresses certainly paints a very bullish picture for Ethereum as it moves towards Proof-of-Stake consensus. However, it also suggests that some highly questionable practices are being employed by certain major cryptocurrency exchanges and Ether (ETH) whale accounts. The Poloniex/Tron axis According to the report’s author, Adam Cochran,
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MakerDao (MKR) has published a new report that attempts to put the events of ‘Black Thursday’ into context — and recommends safeguards to ensure it can never happen again. On March 12-13 a roughly 50% crash in the price of Ethereum (ETH) led to the under-collateralization of the debt positions underpinning Maker’s Dai (DAI) stablecoin.
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