The Merge is Complete: Ethereum

Cryptocurrency platform Ethereum has completed a long-awaited software upgrade.

The upgrade – known as the Merge – has shifted the crypto platform into a more environmentally sustainable framework by reducing Ethereum’s energy consumption. It will also set the stage for future improvements that will make the platform easier and cheaper to use.
The technical details of the Merge are extremely complex, but, basically, the process boils down to a shift in how cryptocurrency transactions are verified.
After completing the Merge, Ethereum has now shifted from a verification system called proof of work (PoW) to “proof-of-stake” (PoS) – which consumes …

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