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Former Microsoft Engineer Predicts a Gradual Shift in Blockchain Development Focus Toward Vertical Scaling

While wrapped digital assets have enabled the bridging of assets and expanded their utility, their perceived need for custodianship reintroduces centralization risks and trust dependencies. This contradicts the decentralized ethos of blockchain technology, according to Chris Li, founder and CTO of Ava Protocol. Attaining Utility While Preserving the Core Principles of Decentralization Li told Bitcoin.com…
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Bloomberg Analyst Doubles Down on July 2 Spot Ether ETF Launch Date Amidst Surge in S-1 Filings

Bloomberg’s senior ETF analyst has reaffirmed his prediction of a July 2 launch date for U.S. spot ethereum exchange-traded funds (ETFs) after observing a surge in amended S-1 (registration statement) filings on Friday. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler has indicated that spot ether ETFs will launch this summer, pending the SEC’s…
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Bitwise CIO Makes the Case for Adding Ether to Investment Portfolios

Matt Hougan, CIO of Bitwise, a crypto-based index fund and ETF provider, has explained why he believes ether might be an interesting asset for an investment portfolio. Hougan states three key reasons for investing in ether: diversification to “own the market,” different use cases than bitcoin, and historical analysis. Bitwise CIO Presents Three Reasons to…
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Uniswap A Retailer’s Hub? Average Trade Sizes Fall From $30,000 to $1,000 In 2 Years

Crypto and some key sub-sectors, like decentralized finance (DeFi) or non-fungible token (NFT) trading or minting, remain dynamic. While activity is highly influenced by price, other changes are settled not by how prices gyrate but by time. Uniswap Users Are Increasingly Posting Small Trade Sizes Events in Uniswap, a leading decentralized exchange (DEX) on Ethereum,…
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3 Reasons To Invest In Ethereum, 1 To Stay Bitcoin-Only: Bitwise CIO

In a recent commentary shared on X, Matt Hougan, Chief Investment Officer at Bitwise Asset Management, which ranks as the world’s largest provider of cryptocurrency index funds, detailed why investors should consider diversifying their cryptocurrency portfolio by adding Ethereum (ETH), alongside maintaining a position in Bitcoin (BTC). Hougan offered three compelling reasons for investors to…
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LayerZero’s ZRO Token Airdrop Receives Backlash For ‘Proof-Of-Donation’ Mechanism

This week, another airdrop controversy has sent the crypto community into havoc. Omnichain interoperability protocol LayerZero recently announced its ZRO Token launch alongside an Airdrop for its community. However, investors were shocked when the protocol announced the new ‘Proof-of-Donation’ mechanism. The token’s price has dropped over 20% after launching.  LayerZero Faces Backlash For Token Airdrop …
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Volatile Bitcoin Movement Causes $118M in Crypto Liquidations

On Thursday, bitcoin (BTC) peaked at $66,455 per coin around 7 a.m. EDT but dropped to approximately $64,516 by noon. The volatile movements resulted in $118.82 million in liquidations across the crypto economy, with long positions accounting for $61 million of that total. Bitcoin’s Rapid Rise and Fall Triggers Major Liquidations in Crypto Economy Bitcoin…
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Ethereum At A Crossroads: Big Move Coming After Consolidation Phase?

Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is currently at a critical juncture as its price enters a consolidation phase. This period of price stability, marked by a narrow trading range, has left traders and investors in a state of uncertainty.  With Ethereum’s price hovering around key support and resistance levels, market participants are closely…
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Ethereum Price Struggle: Reaching Resistance, Facing Challenges

Ethereum price climbed higher above $3,500 but struggled near $3,580. ETH must clear the $3,650 resistance to move further into a positive zone. Ethereum is consolidating gains below the $3,650 resistance zone. The price is trading above $3,500 and the 100-hourly Simple Moving Average. There is a short-term rising channel forming with resistance near $3,585…
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NFT Market Slump: Cryptopunks and Bored Ape Values Plummet Over 90 Days

Based on statistics from the past three months, the non-fungible token (NFT) collections Cryptopunks and Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) have seen a notable decrease in value. On March 17, 2024, the floor value of Cryptopunks was approximately 49 ether, but 90 days later, it dropped to 25.45 ether. Major Declines in Cryptopunks, BAYC, and…
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