XRP Ledger Hits New Record

XRP Ledger Achieves Historic 87 Million Ledgers Milestone

The XRP Ledger has reached an unprecedented milestone by exceeding 87 million ledgers, as reported by XRPL Services. This achievement underscores the vast number of transactions and the dynamic activity that the XRP Ledger has facilitated since its inception. The ledger count currently stands at 87,034,967, with over five million accounts holding a total of 59,579,120,232 XRP. Looking ahead, the XRP Ledger is poised for continued growth and development, with several enhancements and updates on the horizon.

Ethereum’s Next Evolutionary Phase Unveiled by Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin has recently outlined Ethereum’s forthcoming evolution phase, named “The Purge,” on Ethereum.org. Central to this phase is the implementation of EIP-6780 within the Dencun hard fork, aimed at refining the protocol by limiting the SELFDESTRUCT opcode’s functionality, thus improving efficiency and security. Buterin describes this initiative as a step towards simplifying Ethereum’s architecture by removing obsolete data, reducing system strain, and enhancing security, thereby making the network more robust and efficient.

SHIB Records a 2,330% Increase in Token Burns in March

March saw a significant uptick in the burning of Shiba Inu (SHIB) tokens, with the Shibburn website reporting over 15 billion SHIB tokens destroyed, marking a 2,330% increase in the monthly burn rate. This action, predominantly carried out by the SHIB developer team using Shibarium fees, removed 15,644,329,668 SHIB, equivalent to $454,154, from circulation. Despite the substantial volume of SHIB burned, the token’s price has not shown a corresponding increase; it currently trades at $0.00002638, reflecting a 6.79% decrease over the last 24 hours, according to CoinMarketCap.