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Blockchain

Valid Points: CoinDesk’s Eth 2.0 Validator Is Officially Staked

After two months of hard work, time and effort, we’re pleased to say the CoinDesk Ethereum 2.0 validator node is set up and our 32 ETH officially staked.  Here’s our public validator key:  0xad7fef3b2350d220de3ae360c70d7f488926b6117e5f785a8995487c46d323ddad0f574fdcc50eeefec34ed9d2039ecb Now that CoinDesk is in the queue for validators pending entry into the network, we expect our operations to begin earning […]Read More

Cryptocurrency

Ethereum (ETH) rockets to a new all-time high at $1,500

After tremendous price surges in decentralized finance coins and many smaller-cap crypto assets, attention is finally returning to Ethereum. The second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is in the midst of shooting higher to new all-time highs as the altcoin market froth starts to cool down. Ethereum currently trades for $1,500 as per CryptoSlate market data, […]Read More

Blockchain

Valid Points: Why Eth 2.0 Shifts How Investors Value ETH

What is the intrinsic value of ether?  This is a question I’ve been wrestling with this past week as the ether price set a new all-time high of $1,439.33, according to CoinDesk’s price index. Similar to how many view the current bitcoin price bull run as being credibly different from previous cycles for reasons to […]Read More

Market

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Dips to $34.4K as Big-Name DeFi Tokens

Bitcoin was slipping Friday on lower-than-average volumes for 2021 so far. In other news, while BTC and ETH are up this year, some DeFi tokens are doing even better. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $35,610 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 9.4% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $34,425-$39,673 (CoinDesk 20) BTC […]Read More

Blockchain

Lido Protocol Does Eth 2.0 Staking but With a DeFi

There’s a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that lets ETH holders back Ethereum 2.0 without losing liquidity, and it wants to give its participants a vote. Until Feb. 12, ETH holders have a chance to earn some of the governance token for Lido, a new decentralized finance (DeFi) and staking protocol. There will be other opportunities […]Read More