Onchain Ethereum Fees Remain Low Ahead of the Merge, 4 L2 Networks Offer Transfers Below a Nickel – Altcoins Bitcoin News

With just over two weeks until The Merge, Ethereum network fees have reduced significantly as the average ethereum transfer fee has dropped to 0.00092 ether or $1.37 per transaction on August 28. Median-sized fees have slid to 0.00036 ether or $0.544 per transfer, and etherscan.io’s gas tracking tool notes a priority fee will cost 11 gwei or $0.34 to get a transaction confirmed in roughly 30 seconds. Ethereum’s Onchain Transfer Cost Remains Low, L2 Transfer and Swap Fees Are Still Cheaper On August 16, the Ethereum Foundation updated a previously…

Tether Hires BDO Italia for Monthly Assurance Reports, USDT’s Quarterly Attestation Shows a 58% Decrease in Commercial Paper – Altcoins Bitcoin News

This week, the stablecoin issuer Tether Holdings Limited revealed an update to its assurance and attestation process and detailed that the company has been working with accounting firm BDO Italia. The accounting firm will conduct monthly tether assurance reports based on the stablecoin issuer’s reserves. The following day, Tether published its quarterly assurance opinion completed by BDO and it notes that the company has seen a 58% decrease in commercial paper reserves. Tether Hires BDO Italia, Company Publishes Quarterly Consolidated Reserves Report Tether Holdings Limited, the company behind the largest…

For 38 Consecutive Days Ethereum Gas Fees Record the Lowest Rates Since 2020 – Altcoins Bitcoin News

In 43 days, the Ethereum network could finally see a full transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) via The Merge. Meanwhile, during the last 38 days, Ethereum’s layer one (L1) onchain transaction fees have dropped below the $5 mark and tumbled even lower by the end of July. At the time of writing, the average Ethereum network fee is 0.00086 ether or $1.46 per transfer. Median-sized fees are even less, as statistics show transfer fees have been as low as $0.21 to $0.576 per transaction on Sunday morning (EST).…

Solana’s Investigation Indicates Wallet Exploit Tied to Slope Mobile App – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Following the Solana wallet attack, the Solana Status team updated the public and detailed that the wallet addresses affected by the breach were tied to Slope mobile wallet applications. The team further stressed that “there is no evidence the Solana protocol or its cryptography was compromised.” Solana Status Report Says Affected Addresses Were at One Point Created in Slope Mobile Wallet Applications During the last 48 hours, the Solana team has been dealing with an attack that saw thousands of Solana-based wallets compromised. At the time, Solana Labs co-founder and…

Solana Suffers Exploit — Close to 8,000 SOL-Based Wallets Have Been Compromised – Altcoins Bitcoin News

The Solana smart contract project is suffering from issues once again after it was discovered that close to 8,000 Solana-based wallets have been compromised. Solana is asking victimized wallet owners to complete a survey and the team stressed that “engineers are investigating the root cause.” Solana Investigates Massive Wallet Exploit, Root Cause of the Hack Is Still Unknown After the chain had halted on a few occasions in the past, Solana users are now dealing with an extensive wallet vulnerability that affected specific wallet software such as Phantom and Slope.…

The Number of Euro-Pegged Stablecoins Has Swelled 1,683% Since 2020 – Altcoins Bitcoin News

While the stablecoin economy is worth roughly $153 billion today, euro-backed stablecoin issuance has increased 1,683% from $31.9 million worth of euro-based tokens on January 3, 2020, to today’s $569 million. Since November 2021, the number of euro stablecoins swelled by 85.34%, but from January 2022 to today, euro stablecoin numbers dropped 14.17% during the last seven months. Euro-Pegged Stablecoins Cross Half a Billion in Value Since the Start of the Year Today, most of the stablecoin economy’s value is based on tokens backed by the U.S. dollar, but a…

While the Bear Market’s Claws Drag ETH Prices Down, Ethereum Network Fees Remain Low – Altcoins Bitcoin News

While ethereum prices jumped 61% higher during the last 30 days, the crypto asset’s U.S. dollar value is still down more than 60% lower than ether’s all-time high recorded nine months ago. Amid the market downturn, the network’s average fees have been lower than $5 per transaction and on July 30, at 9 p.m. (ET), the average fee was roughly 0.001 ether or $1.70 per transfer. Moreover, the Gas Tracker on etherscan.io recorded even cheaper transfers this weekend, as transactions in the $0.18 to $0.66 range have been confirmed by…

Ethereum Classic Climbs 124% in 2 Weeks, Hashrate Spikes, KRW Captures 20% of ETC’s Trade Volume – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Roughly six years ago in July 2016, an Ethereum hard fork was used to address the infamous DAO hack. This specific fork saw the chain split into two factions, and a new crypto asset called ethereum classic was introduced to the crypto community. For years now both chains have co-existed using the same proof-of-work (PoW) consensus algorithm, and with The Merge coming up, speculators assume Ethash PoW miners will transition to ethereum classic mining. During the last two weeks, ethereum classic has climbed more than 124% against the U.S. dollar,…

Tether Launches Stablecoin Pegged to the British Pound Sterling – Altcoins Bitcoin News

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Defi Protocol Abracadabra’s Stablecoin MIM Briefly Slides to $0.91 During the Crypto Market Rout – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Amid the crypto market carnage this weekend, another stablecoin slipped below the $1 peg on Saturday, June 18, as the crypto asset called magic internet money (MIM) briefly dropped to a low of $0.914 per unit. The Abracadabra-issued stablecoin dropping in value follows the recent terrausd (UST) failure and USDD’s recent volatility last week. Stablecoin Magic Internet Money Loses $1 Parity But Regains Strength After the Fall to $0.91 In mid-May 2022, the entire world witnessed an algorithmic stablecoin called terrausd (UST) depeg from its $1 parity and slide below…