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Multi-Chain Networks are Key to Blockchain or DLT’s “Long-Term” Development: Report

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A report from Huobi Research Institute, a blockchain research organization, has identified multi-chain networks as “key to the blockchain ecosystem’s long-term development due to the security, decentralization and scalability they offer.” Titled “Game of Thrones in Blockchain: Multi-chain Networks Battle for Supremacy”, the report by… Read More

DLT Evolution: Bitcoin or BTC’s Original UTXO Model, Ethereum EVM Used to Create Qtum Blockchain

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When we look back at the history of the cryptocurrency and the blockchain ecosystem, there will be two dates that really stand out: October 31, 2008: The day Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin whitepaper. July 30, 2015: The day Ethereum was launched. According to an… Read More

Bitcoin Price Decline Not Completely due to Elon Musk’s Tweets, as Crypto Investors Turn to Small Cap Altcoins: Report

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Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics team have noted in their latest State of the Network Report that after Elon Musk helped drive the Bitcoin (BTC) price to around $60,000 (three months back), he’s now managed to send the volatile digital currency markets in the opposite… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Loses Considerable Ground in April, but Ethereum and Altcoins Reach New Highs, OKEx Reports

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Bitcoin (BTC) lost considerable ground in April 2021, however, Ethereum (ETH) and other altcoins soared high, OKEx reports in a comprehensive crypto market update. April 2021 finally broke BTC’s winning streak “despite it being a historically positive month for price action,” the report from OKEx… Read More

Ethereum Co-Founder Buterin Now a Crypto Billionaire with ETH Price at $3K+, Joins Coinbase and FTX CEOs on Fintech Billionaires List

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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, has now become a crypto billionaire. Buterin’s public Ethereum (ETH) address, which he has previously confirmed to be his primary wallet (in 2018), is now holding a little over $1.05 billion in Ether. Buterin became a billionaire after the ETH price… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 Goes Live, Coinbase’s Chief Product Officer Surojit Chatterjee Says Exchange to Introduce ETH2 Staking Rewards

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San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has announced that with the launch of Ethereum 2.0 (a major system-wide update to Ethereum, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency network), they’re planning to introduce staking rewards for customers. Staking allows users to deposit digital assets on a platform or exchange… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Surges to Year-to-Date High of $500+, but Eth 2.0 Upgrade Experiences Challenges: Report

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The Ethereum (ETH) price is up around 25% during the month of November 2020. ETH, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap and adoption, is trading at a little over $500 at the time of writing. During this past week, Ethereum managed to reach a… Read More

Major Digital Asset and Blockchain Firm Huobi Launches its Own Decentralized Finance or DeFi Labs

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Huobi Group, a major blockchain and digital assets service provider that operates cryptocurrency exchanges and related services, has revealed that it has launched Huobi DeFi Labs. According to a release, Huobi DeFi Labs will focus on research, investment, and incubation of decentralized finance projects. The… Read More

As Ethereum 2.0 Mainnet Gets Ready to Launch, Co-founder Vitalik Buterin Admits Developers Overlooked Sharding, Proof of Stake Design Issues

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Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, recently admitted that he would have approached the ongoing development of Ethereum a lot differently if he started building it now from scratch. Buterin, whose comments came during a recent episode of… Read More

Ethereum 2.0 has “Fatal Flaws” in the Way Staking Ended up being Implemented, Konstantin Kladko from SKALE Network Claims

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The developers of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, have been working for many years on the ongoing development of Ethereum 2.0 or Eth2, which is a major systemwide upgrade that will involve a transition from the current proof of work (PoW) consensus… Read More

Dr. Nouriel Roubini Extends Crypto Bashing on Twitter, Blocks Crypto Advocates Who Challenge Him

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Dr. Nouriel Roubini, also known as “Dr. Doom,” has extended his crypto / blockchain bashing on Twitter during the past few days. Following a widely viewed Senate Banking Committee hearing where Dr. Roubini submitted a 37 page document that eviscerated the concept of cryptocurrency calling… Read More

SEC Expands Scrutiny of Companies That Sold ICOs to Unaccredited Investors

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The American Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been following up on “scores” of subpoenas it sent in January to companies issuing ICOs (initial coin offerings) and is now focussing on those and “many more” that sold ICOs to unaccredited investors, Yahoo Finance reports. Based… Read More

Representative Huizenga Seeks Industry Fairness, But Needs More Info on Crypto

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  House Representative Bill Huizenga of Michigan told Bloomberg July 27th that American regulations may need to be modernized to support crypto industries and ensure that retail investors get a piece of the action. “We’ve seen so much more of the capital getting locked up into… Read More

Rural Philippine Banks Testing Ethereum Payments System

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In many parts of the Philippines, you’re more likely to encounter a remittance house like Western Union than a bank branch. Cash arrives from abroad, but the access to business loans and mortgages needed to build a self-sustaining economic base are hard to come by…. Read More

ICOData.io Reports Decline in ICO Investing So Far in 2018

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ICOData.io, a company that rates Initial Coin Offering (ICOs) to remedy an “intelligence deficit” in the market, has published data showing that ICO investing dropped by almost two-thirds in the first four months of 2018. The organization has just published a chart showing that funds… Read More

Vitalik Buterin will Boycott Consensus 2018, Slams CoinDesk

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In a series of Tweets, Vitalik Buterin – the creator of Ethereum – said he was boycotting the Consensus conference this year while encouraging others to do the same. At the same time, Buterin hammered CoinDesk calling the site “recklessly complicit in enabling giveaway scams.”… Read More

Gavin Wood Says Parity Will Not Fork Ethereum to Restore Frozen Funds

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The cofounders of Parity.io, a company that lost or lost access to nearly half a billion dollars of client funds last year, have stated in a blog post today that they are “deeply sorry” and have no intention of forking the Ethereum blockchain to recover… Read More

The Abyss Files Form D with SEC to Raise up to $63 Million in DAICO

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The Abyss platform, a crypto-reward system for gamers and developers, has filed a Form D 506c with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the filing, Abyss expects to raise up to $63 million in a “purchase agreement for cryptocurrency.” The document, signed by Abyss… Read More

Vitalik Buterin Outlines Off-Chain Ethereum Smart Contract Activity at Deconomy

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In addition to calling Craig Wright a fraud, Vitalik Buterin addressed serious matters in Ethereum scaling at the Deconomy Summit in Seoul, Korea April 4th.   Vitalik Buterin calls Craig Wright (fake Satoshi Nakamoto) a fraud, while standing in front of him. #Ethereum #Bitcoin pic.twitter.com/lWd2cqLXfj… Read More

Vitalik Buterin Proposed Self-Regulated “DA-ICOs” in January: So Far, Few Takers

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To considerable fanfare, Ethereum inventor Vitalik Buterin proposed a new type of “Decentralized Autonomous” Initial Coin Offering at ethresear.ch on January 5, 2018, a model that would allow investors to vote for the incremental release or refund of investor capital. Although the proposal was received… Read More

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