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Staking Pools and Validators: How to Choose the Right Ones

Reaping the benefits of passive income has never been easier with the advent of staking pools and validators.

Lido deploys V2 upgrade to enable staked Ether withdrawals

Lido launched the second version of its mainnet to allow users to redeem their staked Ether assets and receive Ethereum tokens in a 1:1 ratio.

Binance releases new liquid staking token, Wrapped Beacon ETH

Binance launched a new liquid staking token, Wrapped Beacon ETH, on its rebranded Ethereum staking product.

Lido claims staked Ether withdrawals will not occur before early May

In a recent Twitter space discussion, Lido developer Kadmil said users can expect staked Ethereum (stETH) withdrawals “no sooner than early May.”

Lido to discontinue staking services for Polkadot and Kusama by August

Liquid staking platform Lido Finance will end support for staking Polkadot and Kusama assets on August 1.

Coinbase sends petition on staking to SEC

Coinbase submitted an 18-page long staking petition to the SEC following the regulatory agency’s recent settlement with Kraken over its staking services.

Lido community considers terminating support for Polkadot and Kusama

A recent proposal on Lido's governance forum seeks to end support for staking Polkadot and Kusama tokens.

Liquid staking protocols hit combined TVL of $14B

The TVL (Total Value Locked) of liquid staking protocols has surpassed the $14B mark, making liquid staking the second largest DeFi sector.

Cardano founder addresses criticism surrounding contingent staking

Charles Hoskinson dispelled misconceptions about the proposed contingent staking model. He claimed that contingent staking will neither replace conventional staking nor remove private pools.

Binance Research reveals Ether stakers are underwater

Binance Research has revealed that only 31% of Ether stakers are in profit while the rest are underwater. Most of the ETH holders in profit staked in December 2020 when the Beacon Chain was launched.

Coinbase Says Its Staking Services Are Not Securities

Coinbase has stated its staking services are not securities. This is because staking does not fall under the US Securities Act and does not pass the four elements of the Howey test.

Kraken to cease staking services for US clients to settle SEC charges

Kraken has agreed to pay $30M and shut down crypto staking services for US clients after facing charges from the SEC.

Coinbase CEO says SEC could ban crypto staking for retail clients

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong cautioned the community about rumors of the SEC’s ban on retail staking.

Lido Provides An Overview Of Its Largest Upgrade, Lido V2

Lido Finance has presented plans for Lido V2, its largest upgrade. The new version incorporates the Staking Router and Withdrawal and will pass through seven audits before approval.

Revolut to roll out staking services for UK and EEA clients

Revolut will add support for staking Polkadot, Tezos, Cardano, and Ethereum tokens later this week.

B2C2 Joins Blockdaemon And StakeWise To Offer Ethereum Staking Liquidity

B2C2 has partnered with Blockdaemon and StakeWise to provide liquidity for Ethereum staking. It would also be the sole over-the-counter spot liquidity provider for the digital receipt token sETH-h built on Portara.

Bitcoin Suisse Joins Liquid Collective To Enable Ethereum Staking

Bitcoin Suisse has joined Liquid Collective to enable Ethereum staking for its clients. The protocol made the decision due to increased client demands and to enhance liquidity and capital efficiency.

How to Stake Polygon: Your Guide

Users can receive rewards by "staking" MATIC and providing processing resources to safeguard the network. Getting MATIC tokens, choosing a staking provider, depositing tokens, waiting for confirmation, monitoring staked tokens, and withdrawing rewards are necessary. Staking Polygon offers passive income, network security, and governance. Before staking Polygon, consider the provider, staking duration, quantity of tokens, and risks.

Lido Finance Attains Highest TVL Among DeFi Platforms

Lido Finance has attained a TVL of $5.98B, making it the platform with the highest value of staked assets.

BitMEX Launches Crypto’s First-Ever ETH Staking Yield Swap, ETHYLD

BitMEX has launched the first crypto-staking yield swap, ETHYLD. This will enable users to hedge and speculate on daily ETH staking rates with up to two times the leverage.

Tranchess Launches Its Non-Custodial Liquid Staking Product, qETH, on Ethereum

Tranchess has launched its non-custodial liquid staking product, qETH, on Ethereum. Its decentralized approach will enable users to stake their tokens and, in return, receive qETH.

Chainlink Takes A Major Step In Its Economic 2.0 Plan As Staking Goes Live

Chainlink staking is now live on the Ethereum mainnet. The v0.1 early access is now open to its community members to secure their spots and earn rewards as they contribute towards the network's security.

Kiln Raises $17.6 Million To Expand Its Offerings

Crypto staking platform, Kiln has generated $17.6 million in fundraising led by Illuminate Financial. The fund will be used to expand its staking offerings for both its validators and competitors.

About $1B Worth of Unstaked Solana To Hit The Market In Less Than 24 Hours

Solana’s troubles intensify as about $1 billion worth of unstaked tokens is set to hit the market in less than 24 hours. There is a high selloff probability by validators, resulting in a major price decline.

Finoa Integrates Liquid Staking Services For NEAR Protocol

Finoa added support for staking NEAR and wNEAR tokens in partnership with Meta Pool.

Ankr Adds Liquid Staking Services For Coinbase Wallet Users

Ankr has integrated liquid staking facilities for users of Coinbase Wallet.

Polkadot Releases Nomination Pools For Native Staking

Polkadot Network added support for Nomination Pools to allow smaller investors to verify blockchain transactions and earn staking rewards.

Crypto Staking Industry’s Market Capitalization Hits Nearly $100B

The market cap of the crypto staking industry currently hinges at the $95.5B mark, up by 13.8% over the last week.

Wealthsimple Launches Staking Services For Ethereum And Solana

Wealthsimple added support for staking Ethereum and Solana assets.

Freeway Halts Services Following Unprecedented Volatility

Freeway has announced halting transactions related to its Supercharger product. The company cited unprecedented volatility in the market and claims this move will help diversify its asset base.

Binance.US Releases VeChain Staking Product

Binance.US launched a staking product for VeChain Token (VET) that pays out rewards every week in the form of VeChain Thor (VTHO) tokens.

Lido Co-Founder’s Comments On Solo Staking Receive Backlash From Ethereum Community

Vasiliy Shapovalov's statements on solo staking attracted the attention of the Ethereum community, with many claiming that his opinions went against Ethereum’s goal of achieving decentralization. 

ApeCoin DAO May Delay APE Staking To Launch Bug Bounty Program

A proposal submitted to the ApeCoin DAO’s forum seeks to delay the launch of APE Staking, and instead, suggests allocating 1M APE tokens (worth $4.5M) as part of a bug bounty program.

Lido’s Co-Founder Considers Coinbase Its Main Staking Competitor

Vasiliy Shapovalov, Lido’s Co-Founder, claimed Coinbase and other "centralized exchanges" are threats to the firm at Ethereum Foundation’s Devcon 2022 event.

Launchnodes Rolls Out Zero-Commission Ethereum Staking Service

Launchnodes released Geth nodes on AWS to allow clients to stake their Ethereum assets.

Polkadot And Cosmos Surpass Ethereum In Staking Yields

A recent study conducted by analysts Mike McGlone and Jamie Douglas revealed that altcoins Polkadot and Cosmos offer better staking yields than Ethereum.

Staking Rewards to Host World’s First Staking Summit In November

Leading Data Aggregator Staking Rewards is set to host the world’s first Staking Summit this November. The event will have industry experts in attendance and cover topics centered around Staking and Proof of Stake.

Cake DeFi Adds Support For Ethereum Staking

Cake DeFi launched an Ethereum staking product that provides returns of 5% APY. The yields from this service will be automatically compounded to users’ wallets every 12 hours.

Lido Staked Ether (stETH) Regains ETH Peg

Lido Staked Ether (stETH), which previously lost its peg to Ethereum (ETH), has recovered. This follows the DAO’s decision to raise stETH's APR after Ethereum's Merge.

BendDAO Submits Proposal To Enable ApeCoin Staking

A BendDAO developer submitted a proposal to integrate support for ApeCoin staking via BendEarn starting October 31.

Deutsche Telekom To Support Ethereum Staking By Running Validator Nodes

T-Mobile’s parent company Deutsche Telekom will operate validator nodes to allow its clients to participate in Ethereum staking 

The Sandbox Launches Exclusive Staking Pool For LAND Owners

The Sandbox added support for a high APR staking pool reserved for owners of LAND. The pool, available on the Polygon network, has a cap of 500 $SAND per LAND and scales with the amount of LAND in users' wallets.

SEBA Bank Launches Ethereum Staking Services

Switzerland’s SEBA Bank integrated support for Ethereum staking just a few days before the much-anticipated Ethereum Merge goes live.

Binance US Launches High-Yield Ethereum Staking Ahead Of Ethereum Merge

With the anticipated happening of the Merge event, Binance US has launched a high-yield staking product for users. But there is a caveat stating that rewards may change depending on factors like transaction fees.

New YouHodler’s “Dual Assets” - For Easy and Simple Staking

YouHodler recently launched Dual Assets, a DeFi product that combines high-yielding DeFi techniques with the simplistic nature of TradFi platforms. Dual Assets promises better risk management and higher returns.

Gemini Adds Support For Polygon Staking

Gemini begins providing staking rewards for Polygon and announces support for ETH staking just as the Ethereum community prepares for the blockchain's transition from a Proof-of-Work to a Proof-of-Stake protocol.