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Ethereum Name Service tops NFT charts sales with over US$4.27 million

Ethereum Name Service tops daily NFT sales, followed by significant activity on Ethereum and Bitcoin blockchains.

Ethereum’s Buterin denounces celebrity memecoins, urges purposeful innovation

Ethereum’s Buterin criticizes superficial celebrity crypto trends, advocating for impactful, long-term projects.

Bitcoin cracks US$70,000, Ethereum nears US$4,000; JENNER, PEPE and memecoins drive markets

Ethereum’s price surge signals market optimism and hints at growth potential.

House members urge SEC to approve Ethereum ETFs

Bipartisan lawmakers call on SEC for consistent crypto ETF standards as decision looms.

Fidelity adjusts Ethereum ETF plan, excludes staking rewards

Fidelity’s updated ETF filing drops staking options amid regulatory concerns, impacting the crypto investment landscape.

Ethereum ETF approval likelihood increases with SEC’s positive signals

Ether’s value surges as analysts suspect SEC may be leaning to ETF approvals.

CryptoPunks, BAYC lead NFT daily sales, put Ethereum on top

CryptoPunks collection outperformed other NFTs in daily sales, as Ethereum led all blockchains.

Ethereum tops daily NFT sales at US$7 mln, ends weakest month of 2024

April was the worst month for NFT sales in 2024 so far, but it’s still up 56% year-over-year.

Hong Kong debuts Bitcoin and Ethereum ETFs

Hong Kong’s first spot Bitcoin ETFs rise on first trading day as Ether ETFs drop.

Ethereum tops NFT market, ends 20-day sales slump under US$10 mln

Ethereum tops daily NFT market with significant sales, outperforming Bitcoin and Solana.

Consensys files lawsuit against SEC over Ethereum status

Software firm Consensys seeks court ruling to stop SEC from classifying Ethereum as a security.

SEC expected to deny Ethereum ETFs: Reuters

The SEC signals a cautious crypto stance, likely rejecting Ethereum ETFs and delaying Bitcoin ETF options.

Ethereum leads with over US$7 mln in daily NFT sales

Ethereum tops daily NFT market with significant sales volume and transaction count, outperforming Bitcoin and Solana.

Hong Kong to debut Bitcoin and Ethereum ETFs on April 30

City’s first spot cryptocurrency ETFs to offer regulated investment options.

SEC postpones Ethereum ETF decisions

The SEC extends review of Ethereum ETFs and requests public comments on BlackRock’s proposal, casting uncertainty on May approvals.

OKX debuts Ethereum L2 network X Layer

OKX’s X Layer promises faster, cheaper Ethereum transactions with enhanced security.

Defiance ETFs files for leveraged Ethereum futures ETF

Defiance ETFs aims to offer a leveraged Ethereum futures ETF, seeking to double daily ETH returns.

Ethereum leads NFT market with over US$10 million in sales

Ethereum tops the NFT sales chart, while Bitcoin and Solana see varied performance in the past 24 hours.

Ethereum layer-2 market cap to reach US$1 trillion by 2030, VanEck predicts

VanEck forecasts a $1 trillion market cap for Ethereum Layer-2 networks by 2030, highlighting their scalability and efficiency.

Ethereum leads NFT market with over US$10 million in sales

Ethereum sees a slight increase in NFT transactions, while Bitcoin and Solana experience declines in the past 24 hours.

Ethereum restaking sparks risk concerns: Coinbase

Ethereum’s restaking protocols reach $13 billion TVL, raising questions about potential risks.

Ethereum leads NFT sales with a slight uptick

Ethereum sees a marginal increase in NFT sales, outperforming Bitcoin and Solana over the past 24 hours.

Ethereum enters the weekend on top of NFT market with over US$11 million in daily sales

Ethereum tops the NFT market as Bitcoin crawls to the US$3 billion mark.

Ethereum validator count passes one million

Ethereum’s security strengthens as validator numbers reach a new milestone.

Bitcoin snatches daily NFT throne from Ethereum

Bitcoin maintains market stability, while Ethereum and Solana see significant changes in non-fungible token sales over the past day.

Ethereum reclaims NFT throne with US$17.02 mln in daily sales

Ethereum tops daily NFT sales, Bitcoin and Solana see mixed results, with notable changes in wash sales.

Ethereum leads NFT sales despite market dip

Ethereum remains the top NFT platform despite a 63% sales dip in the last 24 hours, followed by Bitcoin and Solana.

Ethereum leads NFT sales with over $32 million in 24 hours

Ethereum tops the NFT market thanks to a historic CryptoPunk sale.

SEC subpoenas linked to Ethereum Foundation stir security classification speculation: Fortune

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission intensifies its scrutiny on the Ethereum Foundation through subpoenas, igniting debates over Ether’s classification and casting doubt on spot Ether ETF approvals.

Ethereum leads with US$12.47 Million in NFT sales

Ethereum tops NFT sales in the last 24 hours, with Bitcoin and Solana following despite market fluctuations.

Ethereum ETF approval odds drop as SEC remains silent

Analysts lower expectations for a spot Ethereum ETF approval by May.

Ethereum surpasses US$4,000 ahead of Dencun upgrade

The Dencun upgrade for Ethereum is expected to dramatically reduce gas fees for layer-2 networks and enhance scalability.

SEC Chair Gensler remains silent on Ethereum’s status amid ETF reviews

Gary Gensler, SEC Chair, avoids commenting on Ethereum’s security status as the agency reviews spot ETF applications.

Reddit invests in Bitcoin and Ethereum ahead of IPO

Social media platform Reddit has diversified its assets by investing in cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum, as revealed in its IPO filing.

ERC-404 frenzy drives Ethereum gas to eight-month peak

The rise of ERC-404 tokens brings a new dimension to the Ethereum blockchain, blending the characteristics of ERC-20 and ERC-721 tokens.

Ethereum sets March 13 for Dencun upgrade

The Ethereum network is poised for a significant upgrade this March, with the Dencun update focusing on proto-danksharding.

Ethereum staking hits milestone: over 25% of supply now locked

Despite the Shapella upgrade allowing withdrawals, Ethereum’s proof-of-stake transition continues to attract validators, with over 30 million Ether staked.

SEC delays Fidelity’s Ethereum ETF decision

Fidelity’s bid for a spot Ethereum ETF hits a snag as SEC delays decision.

Ethereum ETFs gain support from BlackRock’s CEO

Support from BlackRock CEO Larry Fink boosts prospects for Ethereum ETFs.

Ethereum outperforms Bitcoin despite ETF debut

Ether’s price rises sharply, contrasting with Bitcoin’s stagnant performance despite recent ETF launches.

Is Ethereum once again a victim of its own success?

A year after the Merge made Ethereum even more popular, the network now faces the perils of a staking-fueled liquidity crunch. What are the alternatives?

Ether breaches US$2,000 as BlackRock registers iShares Ethereum Trust entity

Ether rose to an over six-month high of US$2,045.

Yuga Labs, Magic Eden to launch Ethereum NFT marketplace with enforced royalties

Magic Eden Ethereum will be the first major marketplace to contractually obligate creator royalties.

Ethereum NFT production falls to all-time low in September

NFT production on Ethereum fell to an all-time low in September, as the floor prices of blue-chip NFT collections continued their decline.

Bitwise to launch two Ethereum Futures ETFs

Bitwise Asset Management, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency index fund, announced that its two Ethereum futures exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the Bitwise Ethereum Strategy ETF (AETH) and the Bitwise Bitcoin and Ether Equal Weight Strategy ETF (BTOP), will start trading on Monday, Oct. 2.  See related article: Valkyrie CIO expects US spot Bitcoin ETF approval in Q2 2024 […]

Y00ts NFTs to migrate again — this time to Ethereum

Y00ts, a non-fungible token (NFT) collection that has been the second most traded NFT collection on Polygon over the past week, announced that it will migrate to Ethereum, the world’s largest blockchain for NFTs. 

PayPal launches fully backed and regulated USD stablecoin on Ethereum

Paypal, the California-based online payments giant, announced Monday that it is launching an Ethereum blockchain-based stablecoin pegged to the U.S. dollar.

Ordinals inspire a new type of Ethereum collectible called Ethscriptions

Ethereum developers inspired by Bitcoin’s ordinals launch ‘Ethscriptions’, a new on-chain collectible.

The Flippenings: Bear to Bull Market and Ethereum NFTs to Bitcoin Ordinals

China’s possible entry into NFTs, Russia’s crypto payments, and new token standards fuel market optimism.

Ethereum NFTs now transferable to Bitcoin

Ordinals’ BRC-721E token standard is set to introduce NFT transfers from Ethereum to Bitcoin through a burn and claim process.

Bitcoin and Ethereum: Two titans battle for NFT supremacy

Unpacking the NFT disparity at Veecon & BTC Miami 2023: established ETH vs emerging BTC. CryptoSlam seeks to bridge the gap.

Ethereum had over US$635 mln in NFT wash trades in April, CryptoSlam reveals

Nearly 60% of April NFT sales on Ethereum have been flagged as wash trades, with Blur marketplace’s token farming incentivizing the activity, CryptoSlam data shows.

Sotheby’s launches NFT marketplace for transactions on Ethereum, Polygon networks

Sotheby’s, which accounts for 24% of global art auction sales, has launched an online secondary marketplace for its curated NFTs as the 279-year-old auction house for fine art expands its push into digital assets.

Bitcoin, Ethereum gain amid banking woes

Welcome to Market Movers – April 28, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. It’s been a wild week in the world of crypto. From fears of collapsing banks to unsubstantiated rumors crashing the price of Bitcoin briefly, the crypto market has somehow found its footing and recovered by the end of the working week. On […]

CoinShares says weekly investment in Ethereum-linked products rebounds after hard fork

Ethereum-linked digital asset investment products saw inflows of around US$17 million in the week ending April 21, up from US$300,000 in the previous week, appearing to show investor confidence following the blockchain’s milestone upgrade, Coinshares report shows.

SEC’s Gary Gensler dodges question on whether Ethereum is a security

SEC Chair Gary Gensler did not give a direct answer when asked whether Ether is a security or a commodity at a congressional oversight hearing on Tuesday. 

Ethereum inflows slow following Shanghai upgrade, exchanges see Ether influx

CoinShares data showed Ethereum-linked products saw little investment interest with inflows of around US$300,000 in the week ending April 14, accounting for a tiny portion of the total US$114 million weekly inflow into digital assets and despite the blockchain’s milestone upgrade last week.

Ethereum ups the ante post Shapella upgrade

Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 14, 2023 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Ethereum’s feeling the hype as the Shapella upgrade is out in full force, showing a near 11% increase over the last 24 hours. Dogecoin also saw a spike as Twitter announced a partnership with E-Toro which would allow users to buy […]

Ethereum Shanghai upgrade prompts Ether withdrawals, but no stampede for exits

Ether holders withdrew more than US$102 million worth of Ether in the first six hours after the Shanghai upgrade opened the door to cash out the staked token, though analysts see the amount as within expectations.

Ethereum stands firm as Shapella upgrade rolls out

Welcome to The Daily Forkast – April 13, 2023 – presented by Jeff Cheung. Ethereum’s Shapella upgrade is finally here, and despite worries of selling pressure now that staked ETH withdrawals have been made easier, it has held its ground above the US$1,900 level. Other currencies have seen a slight dip overnight though, as the […]

Ethereum rolls out Shapella upgrade amid worries over price pressures

Top blockchain and crypto news: Ethereum fork prompts price fall fears. Satoshi is found — in Apple software. Hong Kong ramps up Web3 plans.

Ethereum blockchain upgrade unlocks US$34 billion in Ether, what does it mean for crypto prices?

The upcoming upgrade to the Ethereum blockchain will allow users to withdraw millions of “staked” Ether, the native cryptocurrency, for potential sale. That would typically indicate a flood of selling pressure awaits the token, but not everyone is buying that.

Ethereum’s Shapella upgrade is imminent – and investors are excited

Ethereum is set for a few upgrades which will see quality of life improvements and aproof-of-stake protocol.

DeGods begins migration to Ethereum

Largest Solana NFT DeGods has started its migration to Ethereum just days after Y00ts began to move to Polygon.

Binance sees US$627 mln in net Ethereum outflow following CFTC lawsuit

Binance saw about US$627 million in net Ethereum-related withdrawals in the 24 hours through Tuesday morning, data from blockchain analytics platform Nansen showed.

What impact will Ethereum’s Shanghai upgrade have on ETH and crypto markets?

Despite the potential sell pressures after Ethereum’s upcoming hard fork, it’s more likely that ETH stakers will hold for the longer term, writes Bill Xing of Bybit.

CFTC chair calls Ethereum a commodity, in contrast to SEC chair Gensler’s position

CFTC chair Rostin Behnam has called Ethereum a commodity and not a security, in apparent contrast to past statements from SEC Chairman Gary Gensler.

Ethereum validators win ‘short term’ as Blur, OpenSea rivalry drives up gas fees

Ethereum validators are benefiting from the increasingly heated competition between the two largest NFT marketplaces that is driving up gas fees, but the windfall may not last much longer.

Ethereum core developers delay Shanghai hard fork to early April

The expected launch of the Shanghai hard fork has been delayed from late March to the first two weeks of April, according to Ethereum developers on Thursday.

Crypto miner Hive Blockchain posts wider losses, cites Ethereum Merge

Vancouver-based cryptocurrency mining firm Hive Blockchain Technologies Ltd. reported bigger losses in its latest quarterly earnings report published Tuesday, mainly due to Ethereum’s Merge and lower Bitcoin prices.  See related article: Bitcoin mining difficulty dips 0.5% over two weeks after hitting record high Fast facts See related article: Bitcoin miner Greenidge Generation cuts NYDIG debt […]

Donald Trump helps Polygon NFTs outsell Ethereum on OpenSea exchange for second month

The non-fungible token (NFT) project by former U.S. President Donald Trump has helped its host network, Polygon, outsell Ethereum on the leading NFT marketplace OpenSea for the second straight month, according to transaction data.

Ethereum’s Shanghai Mainnet moves one step closer as “Shadow Fork” goes live

Software developers for Ethereum, the world’s second-largest blockchain, on Monday said they successfully deployed a copy of the blockchain — or “shadow fork” — to run tests of the upcoming Shanghai hardfork upgrade scheduled for March.