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Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a $20 billion Shanghai splurge

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency networks Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and Ripple plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 20 (Reuters) – The Merge came, saw and conquered. Not that you’d guess from crypto prices.The Ethereum blockchain’s mega-upgrade finally went live on Sept. 15, …

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Cryptoverse: Ether snaps at bitcoin’s heels in race for crypto crown

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency Bitcoin and the Ethereum network, with its native token ether, plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 13 (Reuters) – For years, ether could barely dream of challenging its big brother bitcoin. Now, its ambitions may be becoming more …

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Explainer: Understanding Ethereum’s major ‘Merge’ upgrade

A representations of cryptocurrency Ethereum is seen in front of a stock graph and U.S. dollar in this illustration taken, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 9 (Reuters) – Ethereum, the blockchain that underpins the world’s second-largest crypto token ether, will soon undergo a major software upgrade that …

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Sudden crypto drop sends bitcoin to three-week low

Representations of cryptocurrencies are seen in this illustration, August 10, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSINGAPORE/WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies fell sharply on Friday, with sudden selling dragging bitcoin to a three-week low, with analysts divided over the reason behind the decline.Bitcoin fell as much as 7.7% to $21,404 over …

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Cryptoverse: Electric ether leaps on verge of Merge

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash plunge into water in this illustration taken, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterAug 16 (Reuters) – It looks like ethereum’s mega-upgrade is happening. Finally.After years of delays, the “Merge” seems all but certain to take place in September, with the cryptography underlying …

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Cryptoverse: Blockchain bridges fall into troubled waters

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash plunge into water in this illustration taken, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterAug 9 (Reuters) – Another day, another hack – and another blockchain bridge burned.When thieves stole an estimated $190 million from U.S. crypto firm Nomad last week, it was the …

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China’s Alibaba to apply for dual primary listing in Hong Kong

A man walks past the Alibaba Group office building in Beijing, China August 9, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu WangRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterExpects to add HK primary listing by end-2022, keep NYSE listingHong Kong shares jump 5%; move will diversify investor base -CEOSeen boosting mainland China investor access to Alibaba sharesIn line with move …

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