The Merge: a blockchain revolution or just more hype?

Ethereum’s switch to a greener system is seen by crypto enthusiasts as a long-awaited chance to prove critics wrong.

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«The Merge» describes the moment when the Ethereum blockchain will merge with a system called the Beacon Chain. Ethereum is the most popular platform for parts of the Web3 world that have tried to enter the mainstream, such as NFTs and decentralised finance.
«The Merge» describes the moment when the Ethereum blockchain will merge with a system called the Beacon Chain. Ethereum is the most popular platform for parts of the Web3 world that have tried to enter the mainstream, such as NFTs and decentralised finance. (Foto: Dado Ruvic/Reuters/NTB)