Ethereum 2.0 Launch, Bitcoin Challenges $20,000

Ethereum 2.0’s Beacon Chain goes live, heralding the network’s ambitious upgrade to provide scalability, usability and payments solutions. Bitcoin hits a new all-time high just shy of $20,000, Coinbase reveals it was behind MicroStrategy’s $425 million bitcoin purchases and Google search trends for “bitcoin price” hit an 18-month high.