Tag Archives for " Ethereum "

Vitalik Buterin is Not Stepping Away from Ethereum

An article headline in MIT Technology Review heralds Vitalik Buterin saying Ethereum can’t succeed unless he takes a step back. Tone Vays almost wet his pants with glee at Vitalik’s imminent departure, before being put straight by the man himself.  Tone Deaf Vays jumped on the headline to rant about bitcoin not competing with nonsense platforms, […]

Continue reading

Spot BTC Markets Shrug CME Settlement, Pantera CEO on Cyclical Sentiment

Markets and Prices In the cryptocurrency markets, the recent settlement of CME futures contracts appears to have exerted little impact on spot BTC prices, the CEO of Pantera Capital has shared his outlook on initial coin offerings, and October has proven to be the least volatile month of 2018, with only a single day producing […]

Continue reading

Upcoming ‘Story of Blockchain’ Film Continues Crypto Meets Hollywood Trend

Alex Winter’s new film, “Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain,” is set for release in late October. The technology documentary is yet another movie chronicling the rise and influence of cryptocurrency and blockchain. Alex Winter became well-known in the world of film after starring in two of the cult-classic “Bill & Ted” movies. In recent […]

Continue reading

Ethereum Foundation Grants $120K to Philly Data-Transparency Startup TrueBlocks

TrueBlocks received the award to continue working towards a “fully-decentralized way to access data from any Ethereum address or smart contract.” The money will support the project over the next six months. Transparent Future Company founder, Thomas Jay Rush, envisions a world where transparency is king. To the point where anybody could check an organization’s […]

Continue reading

10 Days That Shook the World of Bitcoin

Featured When Bitcoin’s history is written, the following events will command a chapter apiece. Bitcoin is a creeping revolution that does not lend itself to listicles, and thus any such attempt is destined to fall short. What follows, therefore, is a potted history of a transformative technology whose greatest moments have yet to come. In […]

Continue reading

Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’

News Well-known American hacker George Hotz, also known as Geohot, has been talking extensively about cryptocurrencies lately, and more specifically about bitcoin cash. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Hotz published a cryptocurrency programming video using bitcoin cash and showed people how to send a BCH transaction from scratch using the Python programming language. Also read: BCH Devcon […]

Continue reading

White House Considers Ripple as a Foil to China’s Bitcoin Dominance

Ripple is certainly divisive, seeming to catalyze an equal number of naysayers as it maintains influential fans. According to Chief Market Strategist, Cory Johnson, those fans may also include the highest office in US government. Media Professional Johnson, who joined Ripple Labs in March this year, has an extensive background in journalism. He founded basketball […]

Continue reading

Vitalik Buterin: I Quite Regret Adopting the Term ‘Smart Contracts’ for Ethereum

Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin revealed his regret for adopting the popular term ‘smart contracts’ – a term that has become almost synonymous with Ethereum. Should Crypto Be ‘A-Legal’? Buterin weighed in on Twitter, October 11, in a discussion on ‘crypto law.’ The Ethereum (ETH) 00 cofounder’s response was triggered by Cryptoecongames, who stated that cryptocurrencies […]

Continue reading

The Daily: Kanye Teaches Opsec, Crypto Foes Joins Forces

News The last 24 hours has been one of those all-too-rare periods in which the cryptosphere unites against a shared enemy. We’ll detail who in The Daily, right after we’ve discussed blockchain spam, Blockfolio’s new funding round, and how we learned an opsec lesson from Kanye West. Also read: Bitcoiners Shoot Down Roubini’s US Senate Testimony […]

Continue reading

Switzerland’s Billion Dollar Startups Flourish

Economy & Regulation The top 50 cryptocurrency and blockchain-related companies in Switzerland’s version of Silicon Valley are now worth $44 billion combined, underscoring the steady growth of the Swiss crypto industry. Altogether, cryptocurrency firms employ about 3,000 people throughout the small country. Included among the top 50 are five “unicorns,” or startups with a market […]

Continue reading