Ethereum May Not Be Able To Handle DeFi Workload: What It Could Mean for Decentralized Finance Ethereum May Not Be Able To Handle DeFi Workload: What It Could Mean for Decentralized Finance

The growth of decentralized finance may be choking other types of transactions in the Ethereum network. As the DeFi sector is highly reliant on Ethereum, this means a lot for both the blockchain network and the very near future of decentralized finance.

Resurrection of Altcoins Presumed Dead Is No Zombie Apocalypse but Something Else

Bloomberg’s recent article noted the rapid growth of certain altcoins which were long considered dead and gone. But due to cryptocurrency’s decentralized nature, no altcoin is truly dead.

Multi-Collateral DAI: Collateral Priority Race Begins

This article was written by Dmitry Bondar, ‌a monetary‌ ‌theorist‌, cryptocurrency researcher and author of ‌Stablecoins:‌ ‌From‌ ‌Electronic‌ ‌Money‌ ‌on‌ ‌Blockchain‌ ‌to‌ ‌a‌ ‌Cryptocurrency‌ ‌Basket‌ exclusively for forklog.media. Views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the forklog.media editorial board. DAI is […]

DeFi Passed $1B Total Value Locked: Grain of Salt

According to DeFi Pulse, last week, the total dollar worth of funds locked in Ethereum-powered DeFi projects passed the $1 billion mark. Currently, the Total Value Locked metric is $1.04 billion.

SEC Chairman Agrees Cryptocurrencies Like Ethereum Are Not Securities

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton confirmed an existing analysis stating that the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency and other tokens of similar characteristics did not fall within the securities category under SEC standards.

Ethereum Developers In Search of Hard Fork Coordinators After Successful Constantinople Upgrade

After successful Constantinople/St. Petersburg update on February, 28, Ethereum’s core developers are looking for new hard fork coordinators.

Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade is Likely to Go Ahead Despite Another Bug

A new bug in Constantinople, the planned upgrade of the Ethereum platform, has been discovered, potentially affecting a limited number of smart contracts that utilize self-destruct.

Developers Fix Parity Ethereum Node Vulnerability, Urge All Node Operators to Update

A bug found in the Parity node/wallet software threatened a considerable proportion of the Ethereum infrastructure. Fortunately, the company has already issued a patch to fix the vulnerability.

Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Delayed Over Security Vulnerability

The long-awaited Constantinople fork of the Ethereum network has been delayed earlier this week due to potential security issues identified by security audit company ChainSecurity on January 15.

Ethereum Back to Crypto Second Spot Amid Market’s Moderately Positive Growth

Ethereum (ETH) has reclaimed its position as the largest altcoin by market cap, data provided by CoinMarketCap shows on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

CFTC Seeks Public Comments on Ethereum and Its Underlying Technology

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has put out a Request for Information (RFI) asking for public comment and feedback to help it better understand Ether and the Ethereum blockchain, and the markets that have built up around it.

Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade Delayed Until 2019, Called the “Most Reasonable” Decision

Ethereum’s planned hard fork of the protocol, dubbed Constantinople, will be postponed until the end of January 2019 earliest, developers confirmed in a meeting Friday.