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Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Secures Enough Funds to Launch
The smart contract required for triggering Ethereum 2.0 has enough funds to begin activation of its most ambitious upgrade yet.
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Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Is 75% Funded Ahead of Dec. 1 Soft Launch
The smart contract required for triggering Ethereum 2.0 has nearly accrued enough funds to activate the momentous upgrade.
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Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Tops $22.5M One Week After Launch
The deposit contract for Ethereum’s 2.0 upgrade now holds over 50,000 ETH – 10% of the threshold needed to activate the watershed update.
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FTX Looking to List ‘Beacon Chain’ Ether as Deposit Contract Goes Live
Exchanges may consider markets for “Beacon chain ether” – that is, ether that’s been staked in the Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract.
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Ethereum 2.0 Countdown Begins With Release of Deposit Contract
Ethereum 2.0’s deposit contract is now live, heralding the imminent unveiling of the "world computer's" second act.
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