Crypto market plummets below $1 trillion overnight, following FTX troubles

    The price of Bitcoin and Ethereum has fallen in the last 24 hours, with the total crypto market cap now sitting at $914 billion, a 10.6% drop in the past 24 hours. The surprise FTX acquisition claim by Binance has sparked a significant overnight drop for Bitcoin and Ethereum. Ethereum’s price now sits at around…

    Google now displays Ethereum wallet balances in search results

    Google now enables some Ethereum wallets to have Ether (ETH) balances tracked directly from the Google search engine, saving you the time to visit Etherscan. The feature was first announced on Oct. 11 by Google Ventures’ Principal Han Hua on Twitter. The new feature works via block explorer Etherscan, a website that provides data on…

    Polygon launches zkEVM public testnet for Ethereum Layer 2 scaling network Hermez

    Polygon said on Oct. 10 that its zero knowledge-EVM public testnet for Hermez, which Polygon acquired last year for $250 million, went live. The company continues targeting the mainnet going live sometime in early 2023, calling it “the next step for Ethereum.” DeFi protocols Aave and Uniswap will also be launching on its testnet. At…

    Post-Merge Ethereum has become obsolete

    Staked ETH is more capital efficient and profitable than regular ETH, and platforms that offer liquid staking derivatives are bolstering its popularity, writes Sam Forman on Cointelegraph. For years, various blockchain projects were rumored to be future “Ethereum killers,” projects that would unseat Ether from its throne and usurp its title as the top digital…

    The Ethereum Merge just happened: What does that mean for investors?

    Investors should take note of some of Ethereum’s core traits that just changed — Christopher Robbins describes them on CoinDesk. Ethereum has been getting ready to “merge,” creating temporary disruptions in some crypto trading and potentially new opportunities for investors. Now the Merge has finally happened. But what does it really mean? In simple but…

    ETHPoW drops 61% after The Merge, while Grayscale revealed its rights to tokens

    ETHPoW, a fork of the proof-of-work Ethereum blockchain, was down over 61% in 24 hours following The Merge. Meanwhile, Grayscale Investments said to an SEC it has the rights to ETHPoW tokens due to The Merge. The native token of EthereumPoW, a proof-of-work hardfork of the Ethereum blockchain, was trading down over 60% on Sept….