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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ethereum Community Fund Will Back Promising Blockchain Based Projects with Permanent Endowment

The Ethereum Community Fund (ECF)  was launched this week backed by some of the biggest names in Blockchain and crypto startups. The list of founders include Vitalik Buterin, the godfather of Ethereum.  The other founders include: Jae Kwon – Co-creator of Tendermint and Co-founder of Cosmos Julian Zawistowski… Read More

What the Heck is Going on with Ethereum?

Ether, the cryptocurrency based off of and powering the blockchain technology Ethereum, made headlines last month after soaring to over $400 a coin. The huge surge caused many people to speculate that Ethereum would one day surpass Bitcoin, the world’s most valuable cryptocoin both by market… Read More

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