Solana Suffers Exploit — Close to 8,000 SOL-Based Wallets Have Been Compromised – Altcoins Bitcoin News

The Solana smart contract project is suffering from issues once again after it was discovered that close to 8,000 Solana-based wallets have been compromised. Solana is asking victimized wallet owners to complete a survey and the team stressed that “engineers are investigating the root cause.” Solana Investigates Massive Wallet Exploit, Root Cause of the Hack … Read more

Anchorage launches Ethereum staking for institutional investors

Anchorage Digital, a San-Francisco-based digital platform that owns the first federally chartered crypto bank, will open an option to stake the Ethereum (ETH) for institutions. This move comes in anticipation of the Ethereum network’s long-promised shift from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) protocol.  Anchorage announced on Tuesday its intention to introduce ETH staking — a … Read more

‘Unique phenomenon’: All 5B toncoins mined on PoS TON blockchain

The TON Foundation, an organization developing the Telegram-initiated blockchain project, the TON blockchain, on Tuesday officially announced that TON miners have mined the final toncoin. “Tens of thousands of miners have mined the entire issuance of toncoins, which was about 5 billion tokens,” TON Foundation founding member and core developer Anatoly Makosov said in a … Read more

Must staking and liquidity pool lock-ups change to see crypto mass adoption?

The recent downturn in the broader crypto landscape has highlighted several flaws inherent with proof-of-stake (PoS) networks and Web3 protocols. Mechanisms such as bonding/unbonding and lock-up periods were architecturally built into many PoS networks and liquidity pools with the intent of mitigating a total bank run and promoting decentralization. Yet, the inability to quickly withdraw … Read more

ECB head calls for separate framework to regulate crypto lending

A week after the major American crypto lending platform Celsius had to freeze the withdrawal option for its users, European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde voiced her conviction on the necessity of tighter scrutiny over this part of the crypto market.  During the testimony before the European Parliament on Monday, June 20, Christine Lagarde … Read more

Bitcoin and banking’s differing energy narratives are a matter of perspective

The Carbon Bankroll Report was released on May 17 as a collaboration among the Climate Safe Lending Network, The Outdoor Policy Outfit and Bank FWD. The collaboration made it possible to calculate the emissions generated due to a company’s cash and investments, such as cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities. The report revealed that for … Read more

Bitcoin’s real energy use questioned as Ethereum founder criticizes BTC

The ever-raging debate around Bitcoin’s energy consumption has been re-ignited, with founding member of Ethereum Anthony Donofrio claiming that Bitcoin is using “way too much” energy.  According to figures from Digiconomist, Bitcoin (BTC) currently uses 0.82% of the world’s power while Ethereum (ETH) uses 0.34%. Ethereum researcher Justin Drake posted the figures to his 56,000 … Read more

Brandt’s bearish ETH call — But community predicts $3K before Merge

Veteran futures trader Peter Brandt has suggested that the price of Ether (ETH) could drop to as low as $1,268 in the coming month, but the consensus view of 15,500 members of the CoinMarketCap community is that the price will hit roughly $3,131 by June 30. The Ethereum network is now in the final steps … Read more

Binance US Adds Staking Services for 7 Different Crypto Assets – Bitcoin News

Binance US is now offering crypto staking services and the firm details that seven digital currencies are currently available with annual percentage yields (APYs) up to 18%. Customers can earn yields on proof-of-stake (PoS) cryptocurrencies that include binance coin, solana, avalanche, livepeer, graph, cosmos, and audius. Binance US Adds Staking Services On Twitter, Binance US … Read more

LINK marines rejoice after Chainlink 2.0 brings a new roadmap and staking

Passive income opportunities are one of the biggest draws in the cryptocurrency ecosystem because it gives investors an easy opportunity to grow their portfolio size regardless of the day-to-day price action. The latest token to get a bump in its price after announcing the upcoming implementation of staking is Chainlink (LINK), the decentralized oracle network … Read more