Hardware wallets to take similar approach to potential Ethereum hard fork

Ethereum’s blockchain Merge is expected to take place around 05:05 UTC on Sept. 15. It is a milestone that marks a full transition towards Proof-of-Stake (PoS) for Ethereum, and eliminates the need for energy-intensive mining by a projected 99.9% when compared to Proof of Work (PoW). Some miners are also getting ready for a hard fork that would allow them to continue using PoW consensus. Forked coins have proven to be lucrative in the past. The holders of Ethereum (ETH), for example, came to possess an equivalent amount of Ethereum Classic…

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Sell the news? Cardano price risks 20% drop despite Vasil hard fork euphoria

Cardano (ADA) has dipped this July 21 as the market favors mounting selling pressure around its most reliable resistance levels in 2022 over a major upcoming hard fork. ADA price could plunge 20% by early August ADA’s price fell 5% intraday to $0.476. The downside move came as a part of a broader retreat that started a day after it briefly climbed above its 50-day exponential moving average (50-day EMA; the red wave in the chart below) near $0.50. The 50-day EMA has been serving as ADA’s curvy resistance level since…

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Cardano ‘sharks’ scoop up 79.1 million ADA ahead of Vasil hard fork

The decline in Cardano (ADA) price this year has prompted some of its richest investors to accumulate the token. Cardano sharks in buying spree Notably, addresses holding between 10,000 and 100,000 ADA, also called “sharks,” have added 79.1 million tokens (~ $37.7 million as of July 9) to their reserves since June 9, according to data from Santiment. Cardano shark addresses. Source: Santiment Meanwhile, Cardano “whales” that hold between 100,000 and 1 million ADA have stopped selling. Holding a larger amount of ADA makes sharks and whales powerful enough to…

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Terra (LUNA) 2.0 relaunches according to Do Kwon’s revival plan

Do Kwon, the co-founder and CEO of Terraform Labs, confirmed the relaunch of Terra’s new chain, Terra 2.0, which aims to revive the fallen Terra (LUNA) and TerraUSD (UST) ecosystem.  Kwon’s revival plan for Terra involves hard forking the existing blockchain and reissuing LUNA tokens to existing investors based on a snapshot before the death spiral bled the LUNA and UST markets — effectively resulting in unrecoverable losses for investors. Pheonix-1 mainnet is now live and producing blocks – public node services, wallets and explorers should be going live shortly.…

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