Category: The Merge

Ethereum Classic Hashrate Slides 46% Since The Merge, PoW ETH Forks Gather Double-Digit Gains

The day of The Merge, Ethereum Classic’s hashrate soared to new highs tapping 306 terahash per second (TH/s) ten days ago on September 15. Since then, however, Ethereum Classic’s computational…

ETH Merge Forks, Quantum Computing, Biden Draining Oil Reserves, DOJ Targets Criminal Crypto Use — Week in Review

With the Ethereum Merge event now successfully completed, new proof-of-work (PoW) forks have emerged to vie for miner acceptance. This, as the United States government, has warned that the post-quantum…

‘Ultra Sound Money’ — Post-Merge Stats Show Ethereum’s Issuance Rate Plunged After PoS Transition

Months before Ethereum transitioned from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS), a simulation of The Merge had shown the network’s issuance rate would drop following the ruleset change. Statistics now show…

Ethereum’s Merge Gave Birth to 2 Forks — Newly Launched Ethereumfair Gathers USD Value and Hashpower

Following Ethereum’s Merge, a number of cryptocurrency community members have been discussing the proof-of-work (PoW) fork called ETHW as it dropped significantly in value during the past few days. However,…

New Ethereum PoW Fork Gathers 60 Terahash From Well Known Pools, ETHW’s Price Shudders 39% in 24 Hours

Following Ethereum’s transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoW) roughly five different crypto assets were the main beneficiaries of Ethereum’s former hashrate. However, 24 hours after The Merge, anonymous developers…

The PoW Dominance Purge — Only 6 Crypto Assets out of the Top 50 Market Caps Use Proof-of-Work

At the time of writing, only one coin in the top ten crypto assets by market capitalization is a proof-of-work (PoW) token and out of the top 20, there are…