Once Ethereum futures ETF and spot Bitcoin ETF applications get approved, there will be a marketing war like we’ve never seen says, Bloomberg ETF analyst Eric Balchunas.
Ethereum launched in summer 2015 with the aim of expanding the use cases of blockchain and cryptocurrency to encompass all manner of decentralized applications beyond Bitcoin’s initial scope, from permissionless financial services and crowdfunding to new organizational structures.
Ethereum was envisioned as a “global computer” that would allow developers to publish and execute apps powered by smart contracts — programmable scripts that facilitate the flow of digital assets.
Ethereum’s native cryptocurrency, Ether (ETH), not only provides an incentive structure similar to Bitcoin (BTC) in securing and maintaining the network but is also used as “gas” to run transactions through smart contracts. This functions as a security measure to protect the network from inefficient code and attacks by malicious actors.
At Cointelegraph, we are chronicling the progress of the Ethereum space. Will it become essential infrastructure for a more open, freer internet? Or will it be surpassed by other smart contract (or traditional) platforms vying for mind and market share?
Some analysts have speculated the SEC will announce decisions or delays on crypto exchange-traded funds before Sept. 30 in anticipation of a U.S. government shutdown.3805
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After moving to nominated proof-of-stake, an RWA-focused blockchain platform has reached a notable milestone in its journey.2374
Spurred on by user requests, Bitcoin lending firm Ledn is rolling out an Ethereum yield product.2817
An impending U.S. government shutdown may be accelerating the launch of Ether futures ETFs, analysts suggest.14062
The commission also designated a longer period to decide on spot Bitcoin ETF applications from ARK 21Shares and Global X on Sept. 26.6496
Bitcoin and even some altcoins are holding steady even as the U.S. Dollar Index steamrolls to a near 1-year high.2270
The list of top censorship offenders is populated by popular platforms such as Binance, Celsius Network, Bitfinex, Ledger Live, Huobi (HTX) and Coinbase.4526
The approval is seen as a milestone moment for BlockFi’s 100,000-plus creditors, who have been long awaiting repayment.5172
The EURC stablecoin (formerly EUROC) is now available on Stellar in addition to Ethereum and Avalanche.2850
The Web3 security platform now allows projects to deposit bounty funds to a Safe smart contract, proving the funds are available.4705
The technology’s permissionless, trustless and open-source nature promises to eliminate the messaging application’s security issues.16833
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The strength in the U.S. Dollar Index could keep Bitcoin and select altcoins under pressure in the near term.3920