Nervos launches cross-chain bridge to connect Ethereum and Cardano

Nervos today announced that the Force Bridge is now live on the mainnet. The Nervos Network is a collection of protocols and public blockchain ecosystem aiming to solve the various challenges facing blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum today. The Force Bridge is currently connected to Ethereum through a cross-chain bridge and will be connected to…

Vitalik Buterin doesn’t regret starting Ethereum as a PoW consensus

During a recent interview, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin shared his views on how he would have gone about launching Bitcoin. Surprisingly, Buterin said even though Proof-of-Stake (PoS) has its advantages, especially regarding environmental impact, he thinks Satoshi Nakamoto’s decision to go with Proof-of-Work (PoW) was the right thing to do at the time. But given…

New bridge connects Binance Smart Chain tokens and NFTs to Ethereum and Solana

Wormhole, the interoperability protocol that facilitates any type of data to be passed between different networks, announced the addition of Binance Smart Chain (BSC) support to its already existing ETH <> SOL token and NFT bridge.  Now, with more than $200 million in total value locked (TVL) in the protocol from its Solana and Ethereum…

Ethereum (ETH) devs looking to delay difficulty time bomb, what could this mean?

Last week, Ethereum devs Tim Beiko and James Hancock posted proposal 4345 to delay the difficulty time bomb until May 2022. The difficulty time bomb refers to a process that would make Ethereum mining increasingly harder to do. The idea is to arrive at a point where mining is no longer profitable. When that happens,…

Ethereum (ETH) miners are HODLing almost $2 billion in mining rewards

Ethereum (ETH) miner balances continue increasing, as the metric reached a 50-month high, according to a behavior analysis platform Santiment. The on-chain and social metrics analysis provider pointed out that the amount of Ethereum held by miners reached the highest level since July 2016.  Miners hoarding almost $2 billion worth of ETH  The amount of…

Fat-fingered $22.5 million Ethereum gas fee returned to Bitfinex

The miner who received over seven thousand Ethereum as an incorrectly paid transaction fee has returned (most of) the funds. In a tweet, decentralized crypto exchange wallet app DeversiFi thanked the miner at the heart of the storm for returning the money following Bitfinex’s embarrassing blunder. While some say the miner is a fool for…

Every Ethereum NFT can now be on Solana with Wormhole’s new ETH-SOL bridge

Ethereum competitor Solana kicks off ‘hackathon’ with $1 million in prizes The Solana Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and growing the high-speed blockchain today announced it will be launching a global hackathon focused on Web3, DeFi, and NFT solutions. 2 min read →

Iconic James Bond ‘007’ franchise jumps on the NFT bandwagon

VeVe, the largest mobile-first digital collectibles platform, has partnered with leading entertainment company Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM) to launch a series of NFTs from the iconic James Bond franchise, more specifically,  the first-ever digital collectibles for the upcoming film “No Time To Die.” Very excited to welcome @007 to VeVe for a series of…

NFT Artist pplpleasr and Fortune donate 214 ETH for new Ethereum-powered Philanthropic Fund

FORTUNE and digital artist pplpleasr have announced the FORTUNE Journalism PleasrFund, a decentralized donor-advised fund run entirely on the Ethereum blockchain through Endaoment.  The PleasrFund is dedicated to advancing independent investigative journalism and programs that foster interest in sound reporting and journalistic integrity.  Donations in Ethereum The fund was initially seeded by a contribution of…