ConsenSys Announces SEC Closure of Ethereum 2.0 Inquiry

ConsenSys Announces SEC Closure of Ethereum 2.0 Inquiry

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has concluded its investigation into Ethereum 2.0, according to a late Tuesday announcement by cryptocurrency firm ConsenSys on social media platform X. ConsenSys had previously filed a lawsuit seeking an injunction against the SEC’s regulation of the Ethereum blockchain. ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin hailed the SEC’s decision as “a…

Marathon’s Anduro Integrates Portal for Bitcoin Atomic Swaps

Marathon’s Anduro Integrates Portal for Bitcoin Atomic Swaps

Marathon Digital Holdings (NASDAQ:MARA) has integrated its multi-chain layer-2 network, Anduro, with the decentralized exchange network Portal to Bitcoin. This integration aims to enhance the utility of the Bitcoin network by enabling atomic swaps, which allow for peer-to-peer transactions of cryptocurrencies across different blockchains. Marathon, a publicly-traded bitcoin miner, began incubating Anduro in February, describing…

Hashdex Proposes First U.S. Bitcoin-Ethereum ETF

Hashdex Proposes First U.S. Bitcoin-Ethereum ETF

Hashdex has submitted a proposal to the Securities and Exchange Commission to create an exchange-traded fund that would include both Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). The proposed ETF, named Hashdex Nasdaq Crypto Index US ETF, aims to offer investors exposure to the two leading cryptocurrencies, reflecting their distribution in the Nasdaq Crypto Index. The ETF…

Sonic Raises $12M for Solana Gaming Blockchain

Sonic Raises $12M for Solana Gaming Blockchain

Sonic, a gaming-focused layer-2 blockchain built on Solana, has successfully raised $12 million in a recent funding round. The Series A round was led by Bitkraft and included investments from Galaxy Interactive and Big Brain Holdings. The funds will be allocated to expanding the Sonic protocol, which features game development tools tailored for the Solana…