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CDCROP: The co-founders of Offchain Labs, the firm behind Arbitrum.
Arbitrum Builder Offchain Labs Buys Prysmatic Labs, a Core Team Behind Ethereum’s Merge
By acquiring the team behind Prysm, Ethereum’s most popular consensus layer client, Arbitrum is stretching its layer 2 tentacles down to Ethereum’s base layer.
CDCROP: The co-founders of Offchain Labs, the firm behind Arbitrum.

CDCROP: Morgan Stanley (Shutterstock)
Morgan Stanley Says Crypto Ecosystem Is Becoming Less Decentralized
The Ethereum blockchain has become more centralized following the shift to proof-of-stake as 60% of validators are managed by only four companies, the report said.
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CDCROP: Ethereum merge (Dall-E/CoinDesk)
The Ethereum Merge Is Done, Opening a New Era for the Second-Biggest Blockchain
The historic upgrade casts aside the miners who had previously driven the blockchain, with promises of massive environmental benefits.
CDCROP: Ethereum merge (Dall-E/CoinDesk)

ConsenSys Head economist of Decentralized Protocols Lex Sokolin (CoinDesk) (CoinDesk)
Ether May ‘Inevitably’ Turn Into a Store of Value After Ethereum’s Merge, ConsenSys Economist Says
Lex Sokolin, head economist of decentralized protocols at ConsenSys, joined CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” to discuss why ether could be seen as a store of value as regular and institutional users stake their tokens on the network.
ConsenSys Head economist of Decentralized Protocols Lex Sokolin (CoinDesk) (CoinDesk)

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Crypto Exchange Coinbase to Offer Liquid Staking Token Before Ethereum Merge
The Coinbase Wrapped Staked ETH (cbETH) will have several uses, including selling and transferring staked ETH as well as using it as collateral in DeFi protocols.
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Ethereum’s Merge Will Increase Its Use Cases and Drive Its Investment Narrative
More efficiencies and scalability solutions could make Ethereum a more attractive platform to build on and invest in.
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CDCROP: Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk archives)
Coinbase Will Be ‘Meaningful’ Beneficiary of Ethereum Merge, JPMorgan Says
Coinbase's staking offering will drive revenue for the crypto exchange, JPMorgan's equity analyst said.
CDCROP: Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk archives)

Vitalik Buterin at the Blockchain Futurist conference in Toronto. (Aoyon Ashraf/CoinDesk)
‘Hey, Look, It’s a Monkey!’ Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Pokes Fun at Ape NFTs, Expresses Optimism About the Merge
The co-founder spoke as ETH, the network’s native coin, reached the highest levels since June as the Merge passed a test.
Vitalik Buterin at the Blockchain Futurist conference in Toronto. (Aoyon Ashraf/CoinDesk)

Ethereum miners may be looking to offload their equipment after the Merge. (Sandali Handagama/CoinDesk)
JPMorgan: Ethereum Miners Face an Abrupt Change Following the Merge
Ethereum Classic miners are likely to be among the main beneficiaries of the shift to proof-of-stake validation, the bank said.
Ethereum miners may be looking to offload their equipment after the Merge. (Sandali Handagama/CoinDesk)

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5 Top Cryptocurrencies You Can Stake: An In-Depth Guide
Make your crypto work for you and earn passively while holding.
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