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Ethereum’s 2022 in Review: The Merge, MEV and Mayhem
Ethereum’s year was marked by reductions to energy costs and improved scalability, but it was also racked by hacks and “censorship.”
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Citi Says Ether May Be Moving Toward a Deflationary Future
The cryptocurrency's volatility dropped to historic lows following the success of the Merge upgrade, the bank said.
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Ether Sees Biggest Weekly Gain in 3 Months, ETH-BTC Rally to Continue
Ether rallied 16% last week, registering its biggest weekly gain since July. The recent positive change in ether's tokenomics are helping the cryptocurrency outperform industry leader bitcoin.
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The Merge Doesn’t Solve Ethereum’s 'Atomic Composability'
What that is and why "cross-pollination" between decentralized applications matters.
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Ethereum's Merge Was a Success. What's Next?
A discussion on the future of layer 2 blockchains in a post-Merge era.
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JPMorgan Sees Concerns for Ethereum Blockchain After the Merge
The platform has become less decentralized after the switch to proof-of-stake, the bank said.
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Crypto News Roundup for Sept. 20, 2022
With bitcoin slipping to about $19,200 on fears of higher interest rates, plus a look at at the advantage of slowness and why it’s worth protecting, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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The hot topic right now is the upcoming Merge on the Ethereum network, and specifically, about the possibility of having a forked proof-of-work ETH and a proof of stake coin. (Riho Kroll/Unsplash)
Citi Says Ether Remains Relatively Stable Despite Significance of the Merge
ETH token issuance is estimated to drop 90% to around 600,000 a year, the bank said.
The hot topic right now is the upcoming Merge on the Ethereum network, and specifically, about the possibility of having a forked proof-of-work ETH and a proof of stake coin. (Riho Kroll/Unsplash)

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Crypto News Roundup for Sept. 19, 2022
With bitcoin sliding to a three-month low under $19K as traders prep for this week's Fed meeting, plus a look at why Ethereum’s Merge is worth celebrating, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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CDCROP: Chandler Guo told "First Mover" he expects only 10% of miners will survive post-Merge. (CoinDesk TV, modified)
Ethereum Miner Chandler Guo Predicts 90% of PoW Miners Will Go Bankrupt
The Merge put a big hurt on mining, the proof-of-work advocate told CoinDesk TV. He believes the Ethereum fork he backs will draw what miners remain as the glitches are fixed.
CDCROP: Chandler Guo told "First Mover" he expects only 10% of miners will survive post-Merge. (CoinDesk TV, modified)