“Only Chainlink,” Loopring clears recent Band Protocol integration rumors

Payments protocol and zkRollup exchange Loopring said this week that rumors of its partnership with oracle provider Band Protocol were greatly exaggerated and a mistake.
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ETH plunged, but 7% of Ethereum supply in DeFi is a mid-term bull sign

The price of Ether (ETH), the native currency of the Ethereum blockchain network, sharply dropped by 27% in five days.
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Asset manager explains why Ethereum’s transaction fees won’t kill ETH

As covered extensively by CryptoSlate over recent days, Ethereum’s network congestion is reaching an untenable point.
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Blockchain data: Ethereum’s Yearn.finance (YFI) has room to rally after record rally

Even amid the ongoing Bitcoin and Ethereum correction, which has brought the two cryptocurrencies down 11 percent and 19 percent from their local highs, respectively, Yearn.finance (YFI) has held up well.
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Ethereum gas fees are up 7,000% since 2020 began—but Vitalik thinks this can be solved

The cost of sending transactions on Ethereum has exploded over the past few months as the network has reached all-time highs in terms of transaction capacity and demand due to growth in the decentralized finance sector.
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This on-chain trend indicates that Ethereum 2.0 will be extremely decentralized

As the launch of the first phase (“phase 0”) of Ethereum 2 (ETH2) has neared, some have expressed concerns about the centralization of staking nodes or validators.
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