[PoS Round-Up] Ethereum 2.0 is live!

PoS Round-Up is our focused biweekly report on the major news in and around the Proof of Stake ecosystem

[PoS Round-Up] Ethereum 2.0 is live!

PoS Round-Up is our focused biweekly report on the major news in and around the Proof of Stake ecosystem

Ethereum

It’s been a long time coming, but we finally made it — Ethereum 2.0 is live! The first block was proposed right on time at 12:00 UTC on December 1.

We’ve gathered some stats about how our Eth2 staking service is doing so far. About 8% of all staked ETH is being staked through our platform!

We also published a blog post outlining the first ever slashing event on the Ethereum 2.0 network. One of our validators, Validator 11313, successfully proposed the slashing and received the entire slashing reward of about 0.06 ETH!

Ethereum 2.0: The First Slash, A Retrospective
The very first Ethereum 2.0 validator slashing occurred at Epoch 208 for Slot 6668 of the Beacon Chain. As we can see…
Stake with us for 0.1 ETH per validator! stake.fish/ethereum

Cosmos

IBC is coming: the Stargate testnet is officially up and running!

Check out this write-up from Johnnie Red for a nice overview of Cosmos’ approach to solving interoperability and why it’s important.

Inter-Blockchain Communication Protocol (IBC): The TCP/IP Protocol of Blockchains, Bridges & Trends
This post explores the breakthrough innovation that the forthcoming Stargate upgrade brings to the Cøsmos ecosystem &…
Stake with us! stake.fish/cosmos

NEAR Protocol

DEX aggregator 1inch has announced plans to port its protocol to NEAR, making it the first Ethereum-based DeFi project to build on the competing network.

DeFi protocol 1inch set to be the first to expand to the NEAR blockchain
The Mooniswap decentralized exchange protocol, developed by DEX aggregator 1inch, will be the first Ethereum DeFi…
Stake with us! stake.fish/near

Tezos

Tezos’ next upgrade, Edo, will utilize Zcash’s Sapling library to enable optional privacy for transactions.

Stake with us! stake.fish/tezos

Polkadot

Missed Polkadot Decoded? Videos of the talks are still available.

Source

Last week, Polkadot released details of its Thousand Validators Programme, which aims to maximize decentralization by encouraging more validators to join the network.

Stake with us! stake.fish/polkadot

stakefish

Our Genesis Block Party was a success! Thanks to everyone who joined us to watch this historic moment, and to Vitalik Buterin, Preston Van Loon, Vasiliy Shapovalov, and Ben Edgington for dropping by to share some of their insights on Eth2!

Did you know we offer live support for our Eth2 staking platform?

We now support staking on The Oasis Labs Team’s Oasis Network! Stake with us.

We’ve lowered our Kusama validator fees from 10% to 4%! Stake with us here.


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