As The Merge Gets Closer, Ethereum’s Hashrate Dropped Over 26% Since the Network’s All-Time High 45 Days Ago

While a tentative date for The Merge has been pencilled in by developers, and even though it’s quite possible it could be delayed once again, Ethereum’s hashrate has dropped 26.26% during the last 45 days. 18.21% of the hashrate loss took place after June 30, as Ethereum’s global hashrate slipped from 1,190 terahash per second (TH/s) to today’s 973.27 TH/s. While Ethereum’s hashrate decreased, Ethereum Classic’s hashrate spiked 12.07% higher during the last two days, but the added terahash was way less than the hashrate that left Ethereum during the…

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70 to 90% Down — Crypto Economy’s Decline Shakes Out $2 Trillion in 8 Months

During the past eight months, crypto assets have shed enormous value against fiat currencies like the U.S. dollar. Bitcoin has shed 69% since the leading crypto asset’s all-time high on November 10, 2021, when the digital currency’s value tapped $69K per unit. The crypto economy has seen some healing as the market capitalization of all 13,413 tokens in existence is hovering just below the $1 trillion mark. Today’s Top 10 Crypto Assets Have Lost 70 to 90% in USD Value At the time of writing the entire crypto-economy is worth…

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Polygon’s focus on building L2 infrastructure outweighs MATIC’s 50% drop from ATH

[ad_1] After a devastating 50% correction between Dec. 25 and Jan. 25, Polygon (MATIC) has been struggling to sustain the $1.40 support. While some argue this top-15 coin has merely adjusted after a 16,200% gain in 2021, others point to competing scaling solutions growth. MATIC token/USD at FTX. Source: TradingView Either way, MATIC remains 50.8% below its all-time high at an $11 billion market capitalization. Currently, the market cap of Terra (LUNA) stands at $37 billion, Solana (SOL) is above $26 billion and Avalanche (AVAX) is at a $19 billion…

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Olympus DAO chases a new ATH after fresh bond offerings and partnerships

[ad_1] The rapidly evolving world of blockchain technology offers a wide range of approaches and tokenomic models aimed at solving the blockchain trilemma of creating a decentralized, stable and secure network. One tokenomic model that has seen several variants over the past year is the ‘rebase’ model, which is designed in a way so that token balances can fluctuate over time depending on changes in the token price and the supply in circulation. Olympus (OHM) is a rebase project that has caught the attention of many in the crypto space…

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Traders pin Ethereum’s route to new ATH to eventual Bitcoin ETF approval

[ad_1] Ether (ETH) price is lagging Bitcoin’s (BTC) price action by 13% in October, but is this relevant? To date, the altcoin has still outperformed BTC by 274% in 2021. However, traders tend to be short-sighted and some will question whether the Ethereum network can successfully migrate to proof of stake (PoS) validation and finally solve the high gas fees issue. Bitcoin and Ether prices at Bitstamp. Source: TradingView Moreover, the increasing competition from smart contract networks like Solana (SOL) and Avalanche (AVAX) have been worrying investors: One big problem…

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Project Dawn initiative and upcoming mainnet upgrade back LUNA’s new ATH

[ad_1] In the last 24-hours, Terra (LUNA), a blockchain protocol focused on building a global payments system powered by the UST stablecoin, rallied to a new all-time high at $45.  LUNA/USDT 1-day chart. Source: TradingView Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that since bottoming at a low of $5.61 on July 20, the price of LUNA has ripped 720% higher to a record high at $45 on Sept. 10. The swift rally also lifted the total value locked (TVL) on the Terra protocol to a new all-time high…

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