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What the Merge Means for Ethereum Miners

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What the Merge Means for Ethereum Miners

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There is speculation about moving to Ethereum Classic once proof-of-work is gone from the main chain, but mining pools remain split on where they will turn in a post-Merge world.

Hive Blockchain (HIVE), the first publicly traded miner, also shared with CoinDesk its challenges with Ethereum in a post-Merge era.

Although Vera said he believes Ethereum is best served on PoW, if the transition to PoS is successful, his company “will be happy for the ecosystem and still supportive personally and as a company.” He added that “we are highly interested in Ethereum intellectually as a project and all the interesting applications built on it.

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Author / Journalist: Margaux Nijkerk

Category: Technology Crypto

Topics: Ethereum Mining

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Published Date: 2022-08-05, 18:28:25

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Language: English

Original Article Length: 1223 words

Reading Duration: 7 minutes read

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