Ethereum is marching on towards the London hardfork!

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

Ethereum is marching on towards the London hardfork!

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

Ethereum

Ethereum is marching on towards the London hardfork! There will be five key EIPs included in the London hardfork including EIP-1559 which changes the fee market and EIP-3554 which delays the difficulty bomb to December 2021. Ethereum’s testnet upgrade will first go live on Ropsten, around June 24, 2021.

London Testnets Announcement
The long-anticipated London upgrade is now ready for deployement on the Ethereum testnets! The upgrade will first go…

Vitalik released an article explaining Verkle trees which are shaping up to be an important part of Ethereum’s upcoming scaling upgrades.

Cosmos

The Cosmos ecosystem is signaling proposals to activate the Gravity Bridge onto the Cosmos Hub.

Cosmoscan
Cosmoscan is the first data and statistics explorer for the Cosmos network. It provides information on the overall…

Osmosis

Osmosis Zone successfully launched its mainnet! It is the 8th Cosmos blockchain to enable IBC and the 6th chain to connect to the Cosmos Hub.

After the Osmosis Zone launch, IBC daily txs went from 236 daily IBC txs to 19,366 daily IBC txs.

Rewatch the launch party here:

Tezos

The latest governance proposal on Tezos was the Granada upgrade. It proposed tweaking the consensus algorithm, introducing Liquidity Baking, and providing gas improvements among others.

Announcing Granada
This is a joint post from Nomadic Labs, Marigold, TQ, Tarides, and DaiLambda. We were proud to see Florence go live on…

NEAR Protocol

NearCommunity partnered with the Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) to release a collection of non-fungible tokens featuring hip-hop artists from the 1970s to now.

NFTs of Hip-Hop Icons Hit NEAR Blockchain to Mark Juneteenth - CoinDesk
Ed Young's NFT.HipHop will put hip-hop's most iconic faces on the blockchain. Hip-hop nostalgia is arriving in NFT…

stakefish

The Gitcoin Grants Round 10 is now live with $650k on the Founding Pool. Join us before July 1st to support the open source software and shape the future of Digital Public Goods.

Grants
Gitcoin grants sustain web3 projects with quadratic funding

We launched our support for Osmosis staking right after its mainnet launch.

Don’t miss your chance to earn up to 70% on rewards.

Stake your OSMO tokens with us.
New blocks on Osmosis are proposed by validators. To enable Osmosis to run seamlessly, validators need the technical…

We joined the BAF network in an event discussing our work in the PoS ecosystem. Topics included staking as a service, protocol management, governance, special projects, and delegator communication.

Check out the full discussion here:


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