Tag: Beacon Chain

Ethereum Validator Count Surpasses 500,000 Ahead of Upcoming Shanghai Hard Fork

According to statistics, the number of Ethereum network validators on the Beacon chain exceeded 500,000 as of Jan. 12, 2023. The validator milestone comes as Ethereum core developers prepare for…

Ethereum Devs Successfully Complete Merge Shadow Fork With No ‘Client Incompatibility Issues’

Next week or roughly around four days from now, The Merge is expected to be implemented and Ethereum will transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS). According to Ethereum developers,…

Ethereum Implements Bellatrix — Network’s Upcoming Paris Upgrade to Trigger The Merge, Validator Block Production

The blockchain network Ethereum has officially activated the Bellatrix upgrade, the final change before The Merge, the highly anticipated transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS). Bellatrix was successfully codified…

What Is The Merge? A Brief Explanation of Ethereum’s Transition From Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake

In 23 days the Ethereum network will transition to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus algorithm after operating as a proof-of-work (PoW) blockchain since July 30, 2015. While the change may not…

While the ‘Timeline Isn’t Final,’ Ethereum Could Implement The Merge on September 19

In roughly 65 days, there’s a chance Ethereum’s highly anticipated transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS), otherwise known as The Merge, could be implemented. The information was shared via…

Ethereum Devs Delay Difficulty Bomb — ETH 2.0 Contract Surpasses 13 Million Ether Deposits

On June 30, Ethereum developers delayed the network’s difficulty bomb via the Gray Glacier update, which means The Merge won’t happen at least until September 2022. Meanwhile, there’s now more…

More Than 5 Million in Ethereum Worth $13 Billion Rests in the Eth2 Staking Contract

Statistics now show the Eth2 deposit contract has more than 5.2 million staked ether worth over $13 billion locked into the smart contract. The contract launched on November 4, 2020,…