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Google Tries to Hire Ethereum’s Founder Vitalik Buterin
Etheruem’s intelligent founder, Vitalik Buterin has been approached by the technology giant Google to help in a Blockchain project. Vitalik Buterin is a 24-year-old Russian – Canadian programmer and writer who became famous for co-founding Ethereum and Bitcoin Magazine. He is one of the biggest names in the Blockchain and cryptocurrency industry today. How do we know Buterin was asked to join Google? A simple tweet on his Twitter handle…
China Rates Ethereum As The Best Cryptocurrency In The World, Bitcoin Halfway Down The List
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China Rates Ethereum As The Best Cryptocurrency In The World, Bitcoin Halfway Down The List
In an odd move, China recently announced that the country would begin ranking cryptocurrencies. However, this seems like idiosyncratic behavior, as China implemented a nation-wide ban on cryptocurrency trading and ICOs during last year. Nonetheless, China has now published ratings for 28 different cryptocurrencies, and the results have some part of the cryptocurrency community bewildered. The cryptocurrency rankings come as part of a ”monthly ratings index” announced last week, which…
Apple Co-Founder - Ethereum Has the Potential to be the Next Apple
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Apple Co-Founder – Ethereum Has the Potential to be the Next Apple
Steve Wozniak is staying on top of the headlines as more of his predictions from the WeAreDevelopers conference in Vienna emerge. The tech-guru has given his endorsement to the Ethereum project, boldly stating it has the power to be as successful as Apple over the long term. Wozniak was speaking to an audience of 5,000 in Vienna when he gave his thoughts on the subject. Because there is the potential…
UK Cryptocurrency Exchange Introduces Ethereum Futures Trading
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UK Cryptocurrency Exchange Introduces Ethereum Futures Trading
A UK cryptocurrency trading platform has introduced what they refer to as “the world’s first regulated futures contracts” for Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency. The will allow investors to place both long and short positions on the currency, reportedly to allow for more efficient investments in the market. Some are seeing this move to allow for both short and long market positions as evidence that Ethereum is “growing up” – however,…
New Version of Ethereum’s ‘Casper’ Released
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New Version of Ethereum’s ‘Casper’ Released
On May 8th, developers released an improvement to Ethereum’s economic consensus protocol, known as Casper. Developer of the code – known fully as Hybrid Casper the Friendly Finality Gadget – Danny Ryan, uploaded a ‘first release’ to GitHub on Tuesday. Amongst other things, this new version of the protocol will help the Ethereum network work more closely with traditional legal infrastructure globally, by becoming more user friendly. Ryan remarked of…
CryptoKitties and NBA Superstar Steph Curry Join Forces
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CryptoKitties and NBA Superstar Steph Curry Join Forces
Stephen Curry, the NBA superstar, has recently signed a deal that will see his likeness used in the CryptoKitties blockchain-based virtual game. The first CryptoKitty inspired by Curry will be auctioned off, and it remains to be seen whether the final price of the kitty could come close to the sales prices seen in December of 2017 when CryptoKitties were at an all-time high. Despite being built on the Ethereum…
Ethereum-based Initiative Looks To Bring Blockchain Technology to Video Games
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Ethereum-based Initiative Looks To Bring Blockchain Technology to Video Games
As the use of blockchain is becoming more widespread, one area of immense interest is that of ”dapps”, or decentralized applications. Now, an Ethereum project is making the rounds with a plan to facilitate token integration for traditional video games, allowing users to potentially bring items from one game to another. Palm allows developers to use Epic Games’ established and widely praised game and graphics development ”Unreal Engine” to connect…
Co-Founder of Reddit Predicts Ethereum to Reach $15,000
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Co-Founder of Reddit Predicts Ethereum to Reach $15,000
Alexis Ohanian is the latest entrepreneur who has made predictions about two of the popular cryptocurrencies which are Bitcoin and Ethereum. He joins several other entrepreneurs, financial gurus, and technical experts in positive predictions on these digital coins. Alexis Ohanian is better known for being the co-founder of Reddit, however, has also co-founded Initialized Capital, travel search website Hipmunk and even social enterprise Breadpig. In 2012 he was called the…
Ethereum ICO in 2014 May Have Been Illegal Says US
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Ethereum ICO in 2014 May Have Been Illegal Says US
Regulators in the US, state that ETH is in a regulatory ‘gray zone’ and have raised concerns about the legality of the 2014 ICO by the Ethereum Foundation through which $18.3 million was raised. The sale which began in July 2014 was one of the first Initial Coin Offerings ever made. Through this sale more than 31,000 BTC was raised which at the time amounted to around $18.3 million. Because…
Vitalik Buterin Teases Improved Ethereum Scalability
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Vitalik Buterin Teases Improved Ethereum Scalability
Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin recently took to Twitter to announce that an implementation of so-called Sharding is seemingly evident. Sharding represents a new technology which holds great potential for improving Ethereum scaling, something which is desperately needed if Ethereum is to support a variety of decentralized apps that could house potentially millions of users. If implemented successfully, Sharding would go a long way towards achieving this. Buterin tweeted the brief…