Category: ether

Spending $276M in Ether — Colossal Ethereum Whale That Participated in the Genesis ICO Transfers 145,000 ETH

After three years of dormancy, a massive ethereum whale that participated in the project’s first token sale, also known as the Genesis initial coin offering (ICO), spent 145,000 ether worth just over $276 million using today’s ethereum exchange rates. Mega Ethereum......

Leading European Tire Retreader Vaculug to Accept Crypto Payments

Vaculug, a British company that brands itself as Europe’s largest independent tire retreader, will now accept cryptocurrencies for its products and services. Its management says the business must move with the times and offer customers more options than pounds and pence.......

PoW Miners Rake in Profits Mining ETH Until the End, Ethash Networks Expect a Boost, JPMorgan Strategists Say ETC Could Benefit

In just over a month’s time, The Merge is likely to be implemented on the Ethereum blockchain and the network’s proof-of-work (PoW) miners will be forced to mine another coin. So far, it seems ethereum miners are sticking with the PoW......

Value Locked in Defi Stalls Before Reaching the $100 Billion Mark, Cross-Chain Bridge Statistics Crater

During the last few weeks, the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has come awfully close to reaching the $100 billion mark again, but it fell short this week. Today, the value locked across the defi ecosystem is $86.22......

Value Locked in Defi Swells by $7 Billion, Tron’s TVL Spikes 34.85%, Ethereum Dominates by 62%

After tapping a 2022 low of $70 billion on June 19, the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has increased by more than $7 billion. During the last seven days, the TVL in defi held within the Ethereum blockchain......

Bored Ape and Cryptopunk Values Wobble — During the Last Month, Blue-Chip NFT Floor Values Dropped Over 50%

While the crypto economy has dropped considerably in value during the last few weeks, seven-day statistics indicate non-fungible token (NFT) sales are down 17.32% lower than last week. Data also shows NFT floor values have tumbled a great deal during the......

Gamestop Launches Web3 Ethereum Wallet That Leverages Loopring’s ZK-Rollup Tech

This week, the consumer electronics and gaming software retailer, Gamestop, has officially revealed the company’s self-custodial, Web3 ethereum wallet. The wallet is currently in beta form and now available via the firm’s web portal, in order to provide users with a......

12 Companies Keep Close to $700 Million in Ethereum in Treasuries

During the last year, there’s been a lot of discussion concerning bitcoin treasuries or public firms putting bitcoin on their balance sheets. However, the leading crypto asset by market valuation is not the only digital currency being held by treasuries. Ethereum......

Average Ethereum Gas Fee Jumps to $20 per Transfer, L2 Fees Follow Rise

While Ethereum network fees to transfer data dropped significantly in recent times, tapping a low of $5.98 per transaction in mid-March, gas fees are rising once again on the second-largest cryptocurrency network in terms of market valuation. On Sunday, April 3,......

Tracker Shows Close to 3,000 Crypto ATMs Were Installed in 2022’s First Quarter

During the last 12 months, there’s been an exponential number of cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs) installed as data shows that 20,000 crypto ATMs were installed last year. This year machines are still being installed in great numbers and since December......