Valid Points: What to Expect When Ethereum 2.0 Undergoes Its First ‘Hard Fork’

Jan 27, 2021 at 12:30 p.m.UTC Valid Points: What to Expect When Ethereum 2.0 Undergoes Its First ‘Hard Fork’ Eth 2.0 is looking at its first hard fork this year.The Ethereum Foundation-backed research team is currently organizing schematics for a mid-2021 backward-incompatible change to the Beacon Chain, according to a Jan.14 developer’s call .This hard…

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First Mover: Risks Nobody’s Ever Seen, From the Fed to Tether (and GameStop)

Bitcoin (https://www.coindesk.com/price/bitcoin” rel=”nofollow noopener” target=”_blank” data-ylk=”slk:BTC” class=”link rapid-noclick-resp”>BTC) was lower, though staying in its range over the past six days, between roughly $30,000 and $33,000. Cryptocurrency traders and analysts planned to keep an eye on an expected Federal Reserve announcement Wednesday at 2 p.m.ET in Washington (19:00 UTC), detailing the U.S.central bank’s latest monetary policy plans…

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Blockchain Bites: Scaramucci on GameStop and Bitcoin; Why Flamingo DAO Dropped $762K on an NFT

Three storiesEY’s blockchain lead Paul Brody thinks decentralized finance (DeFi) could be https://www.coindesk.com/ey-blockchain-paul-brody-consumer-defi-prediction” rel=”nofollow noopener” target=”_blank” data-ylk=”slk:coming to everyday consumers” class=”link rapid-noclick-resp”>coming to everyday consumers.The EY team usually focuses its attention on enterprise blockchain, but the red-hot fintech market, and its mirror image in DeFi, has caught Brody’s eye.According to his theory, platforms such as…

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Which crypto payment methods should you include on your online gambling site?

By Ron Mendelson, Fast Offshore Founding Partner Which crypto payment methods should you include on your online gambling site? “Those that want to get ahead and stay ahead, know that integration of digital currency into their online gambling platform is a necessity in 2021,” Ron Mendelson notes.Costa Rica | 01/29/2021 In his latest column for…

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