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Blockchain Researcher Codes Sharding Proof-of-Concept, One Step Closer To Ethereum Scalability
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Blockchain Researcher Codes Sharding Proof-of-Concept, One Step Closer To Ethereum Scalability
It would appear that Ethereum is inching ever closer to successfully integrating Sharding – the experimental second-layer scaling solution that promises to help Ethereum scale – into its network. More specifically, the long-time blockchain developer and researcher Vlad Zamfir has now produced the world’s first proof-of-concept for the new scaling technology. Zamfir reportedly coded the PoC at the Ethereum hackathon ETH Berlin, and he noted in a subsequent interview that…
Ethereum’s Hard Fork Constantinople Will Be Released On A Testnet In October
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Ethereum’s Hard Fork Constantinople Will Be Released On A Testnet In October
Ethereum’s upcoming hard fork, Constantinople, will be released in a testing environment during the second week in October according to developer.   Two months ago, Toshi Times covered the story that the Ethereum started to do testing the new hard fork and upgrade, Constantinople. The upgrade should lead to increased efficiency and lower fees across the network. The Constantinople upgrade is the second phase of upgrades for the Ethereum network,…
Ethereum Sales Triple – ICOs Capitulation Leads to Sell-Off
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Ethereum Sales Triple – ICOs Capitulation Leads to Sell-Off
A report from TrustNodes has shown that Ethereum sales for September have tripled compared with August. ICOs selling off their holdings to cover costs is suspected to be behind the change in market behaviour. The last two weeks have seen a dramatic change in market behaviour as Ether sales increased threefold on August’s figures. TrustNodes have reported that 160,000 Ether tokens were sold in the last ten days alone, representing…
Vitalik Buterin Elaborates on 1000x Comment, Clarifies Any Misunderstanding, Takes Shots at Justin Sun
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Vitalik Buterin Elaborates on 1000x Comment, Clarifies Any Misunderstanding, Takes Shots at Justin Sun
It will come as no surprise to avid cryptocurrency followers that Vitalik Buterin’s interview from a few days ago – which Toshi Times covered at the time – has caused somewhat of a stir. More specifically, the Ethereum co-founder statement that ”the days of seeing 1000x growth in the cryptocurrency sector” are now over, which was met with a flurry of community and observer backlash. Some Twitter commentators floated the…
The Co-founder of Ethereum, Joseph Lubin, Says That The Big Growth In The Crypto Market Is Just Getting Started
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The Co-founder of Ethereum, Joseph Lubin, Says That The Big Growth In The Crypto Market Is Just Getting Started
Joseph Lubin, the co-founder of Ethereum and founder of ConsenSys, respectfully disagrees with Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum, about the future of the crypto market. He states that the best I yet to come and that blockchain will touch most, if not all, of the world’s industries, according to an interview with CNN. During a blockchain conference in Hong Kong, a few days ago, the founder of Ethereum, Vitalik…
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ICOs’ Deep Pockets May Backlash the Real Adoption
Most of the companies that held an initial coin offering (ICO) campaign last year are still keeping the significant part of the funds. A study done by an analytics firm, Diar, has tracked the ETH balances on the public wallets of the companies that raised funds through an ICO before the price boom in Q4 2017. The results show that such projects continue to hold an average of 37% of…
Vitalik Buterin Dismisses Report That ‘The Collapse of ETH is Inevitable’
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Vitalik Buterin Dismisses Report That ‘The Collapse of ETH is Inevitable’
On Monday, Techcrunch published an article, labeled ‘The collapse of ETH is inevitable’. Authored by crypto expert Jeremy Rubin, who currently serves as technical advisor to Stellar, the piece forecasts that the value of ETH (the digital currency, not the actual Ethereum network) will gradually decrease until becomes worthless due to the fact that ETH tokens will not be needed for the network to function. Expectedly, the article was met…
Google Adds Ethereum Blockchain Dataset to its Massive Data Analytics Platform
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Google Adds Ethereum Blockchain Dataset to its Massive Data Analytics Platform
Google is known to be one of the most active technological giants, and the most prominent search engine has officially stepped into the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency era with an addition of Ethereum to its BigQuery platform. Google expressed the news on their official blog stating- “Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies have captured the imagination of technologists, financiers, and economists. Digital currencies are only one application of the underlying blockchain technology. Earlier…
Next up for CBOE Ethereum Futures
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Next up for CBOE: Ethereum Futures
CBOE global markets which is one of the worlds largest exchange holding companies will most likely launch futures for Ethereum later this year, reported by Business Insider on August 30. CBOE has been in the news several times this year. Not only because they are one of the worlds biggest exchange, but because they have applied for an ETF that is the one that has the biggest chance of being…
Elon Musk “At this point, I want ETH even if it is a scam”
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Elon Musk: “At this point, I want ETH even if it is a scam”
As Ethereum goes through some tough days, Elon Musk gives the project a nod. Through the Scam-bot fog which has been dogging the entrepreneur, he tweeted “At this point, I want ETH even if it is a scam” – something tells us his sense of humour was at work here… Elon Musk, arguably the world’s most celebrated contemporary entrepreneur, yesterday gave a nod to the Ethereum project in a tongue-in-cheek…