Galaxy Digital sued for $100 mln for ditching landmark Bitgo deal




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The cryptocurrency world is abuzz today after Ethereum completed its long-awaited 'Merge' update, which shifts the popular blockchain to a more energy-efficient proof-of-stake (PoS) system. The move has been praised by environmentalists and investors alike, but has also caused the price of Ethereum's native token, ether, to tumble 9%. Elsewhere, Galaxy Digital is being sued for $100 million for allegedly backing out of a deal with Bitgo, and a Chinese court has ruled that trading crypto is OK, as long as it's considered a virtual asset.


  • Galaxy Digital is being sued for $100 million for allegedly backing out of a deal with Bitgo.
  • Ethereum's blockchain has completed a major software upgrade, co-founder Vitalik Buterin says. The upgrade includes a move to a new proof-of-stake (PoS) system that is designed to be more energy efficient.
  • The Ethereum cryptocurrency has completed a long-awaited update that is expected to cut its CO2 output by 99%.
  • Ethereum's move to a proof-of-stake system has caused the price of the cryptocurrency to slump 9%.
  • A Chinese court has ruled that trading in cryptocurrency is legal if it is considered a virtual asset.
  • Ethereum mining is officially dead ahead of the launch of new GPUs.
  • The merge is an important event for Ethereum because it shifts the cryptocurrency to full proof-of-stake, which is a more energy efficient system.
  • The price of Ethereum's cryptocurrency has slipped post-merge alongside other major cryptocurrencies like Solana, Cardano, and Algorand.
  • A new White House report on climate change could be bullish for Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies.