- Ropsten testnet has been Merged
- The Merge is a substantial change in supply / demand forces
- PayPal supports the native transfer of cryptocurrencies
- Diversify is going beyond Ethereum
- Litocoen – how to add sites to Metamask Phishing Detection
- Layer 2 analytics after the Optimism token launch
Ropsten testnet has been Merged
Ropsten was supposed to reach TTD and go through the Merge transition on June 7-8, and that is exactly what happened today. Ropsten has enabled the Proof of State consensus protocol, which means you can now transact on the network. The testnet will be phased out in the near future. The next testnets to be merged are Goerli and Sepolia.
The Ethereum community was pretty much elated today as the time came and the integration took place. Here are some tweets from members of the core developer's team.
Get the complete information about Ropsten here.
Ropsten Merged!!— prestonvanloon.eth (@preston_vanloon) June 8, 2022
Ethereum Proof Of Work end is near.
Sepolia is next... pic.twitter.com/Mk7bUERah3
Ropsten has activated proof-of-stake! pic.twitter.com/TKQ8LSJGt6— ً (@lightclients) June 8, 2022
The Merge is a substantial change in supply / demand forces
$10M of daily sell pressure on $ETH would be replaced by ~$8M of buy pressure. This means that "While we now require ~$10M of new money every day to keep the price flat, we would need ~$8M of existing holders to sell their ETH to prevent the price from going up."
Learn more about these in a thread comprising this new picture .
The Merge is a substantial change in supply / demand forces most people underestimate.— korpi (@korpi87) June 7, 2022
Multiple $Ms of daily sell pressure on $ETH will be replaced by buy pressure. Every day we will need new sellers to prevent the price from going... up!
Let that sink in.
More details: 🧵👇 pic.twitter.com/f6Nym863gI
PayPal supports the native transfer of cryptocurrencies
From June 7, 2022 PayPal has started allowing users to transfer cryptocurrencies in their external wallets. "Starting today, PayPal supports the native transfer of cryptocurrencies between PayPal and other wallets and exchanges," the financial giant said in a statement.
We’re excited to announce that PayPal will begin supporting the transfer of cryptocurrencies between PayPal and other wallets and exchanges. This feature is rolling out to all eligible US customers in the coming weeks. Learn more: https://t.co/PelvFv7eRW pic.twitter.com/YkzPOV7teq— PayPal (@PayPal) June 7, 2022
Diversify is going beyond Ethereum
They are no longer just a trading exchange they are opening doors toward the entire world of DeFi. They've released their cross-chain feature, which gives you access to a completely separate network with hundreds of more tokens.
Litocoen – how to add sites to Metamask Phishing Detection
Submitting a PR to metamask is the most effective strategy to combat phishing sites who are maybe trying to steal your crypto or what not. It only takes a minute to submit a PR.
Here is a link to a repository explaining this .
Layer 2 analytics after the Optimism token launch
With @optimismPBC's recent token launch, now is a great time to look into the L2's usage, so here is a dashboard on Optimism DEXs 🔴💱— hildobby.eth (@hildobby_) June 7, 2022
It includes stats on:
Dashboard 👉 https://t.co/jfMRLqNvZj pic.twitter.com/adLHHLPckG
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