Ethereum

CoinShares Report: Ethereum Failed to Deliver on Scalability Upgrades in 2018

Digital asset management firm CoinShares recently released their overview of the crypto asset market for the second half of 2018. In the report, Ethereum’s 2018 is summarized as a disappointment in terms of progress with planned protocol upgrades. This portion of the report starts by pointing to a statement Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin provided to […]

How Ethereum Applications Earn A+ Security Ratings

Ethereum’s ProgPow Mining Change Approved Again, But Timeline Unclear

Abra Adds Native Integration of Ether

Altcoins

Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum Governance is Currently Underrated

In the most recent episode of Into the Ether, Vitalik Buterin appears to discuss all things Ethereum. One of the subjects that came up was the Ethereum governance model. Eric Conner asked Buterin about on-chain governance models, and his thoughts on how Ethereum’s governance stacks up against them. Current Governance Model Underrated: Vitalik Buterin Buterin […]

New ERC-20 Stablecoin Offers a 45% Bonus to Crypto Investors

Ethereum DApp Growth Slows While EOS and Tron Race Ahead: Report

XLM Surges 11% after IBM Partners 6 Global Banks to Use Stellar Blockchain

Mining

BetterHash Can Improve Bitcoin Mining Decentralization, But When?

The level of centralization in mining is one of the more credible problems with Bitcoin today. While there has not been much activity in terms of actual attacks made possible through mining centralization (although some would refer to SegWit2x as an attack), it does add questions to the level of security offered by various layer-two […]

Mining

Bitcoin Mining Giant Canaan Secures New Funding in ‘Hundreds of Millions of Dollars’

Canaan Creatives, the world’s second-largest bitcoin mining chipmaker, has raised ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’ in a new financing round. STCN reported that the latest funding pushed Canaan’s worth to at least a billion dollar. According to a study published by the Hurun Research Institute, Canaan’s valuation was close to $ 2.98 billion by the […]

Mining

Bitcoin Mining’s Most Surprising Haven – Your Local College Campus

CISCO’s Austin McBride delivered a shocking report at this week’s RSA Conference in San Francisco which claims that 22% of all crypto mining traffic comes from college campuses. Perhaps more interesting, CISCO found that 62% of all crypto mining traffic comes from the US. This is a shift from past years when Asian miners dominated […]

Mining

Anonymous Security Researcher Uncovers Exploit in Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miner S15

Developer James Hilliard, best known for his Bitcoin Improvement Proposal #91 (the BIP which activated SegWit and prevented SegWit2x) and the CGMiner program, discovered a vulnerability in Bitmain’s Antminer S15 firmware. The vulnerability was then turned into an exploit by an anonymous security researcher. Hilliard has publicly demonstrated the exploit in action: @BITMAINtech tried and […]

Blockchain

IBM Blockchain World Wire Launches in 72 Countries

Today, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) announced the launch of IBM Blockchain World Wire in a large selection of markets.  IBM Blockchain World Wire is “a real-time global payments network for regulated financial institutions” from the American multinational information technology company. It has been created with the purpose of optimizing and quickening foreign exchange, cross-border […]

No, Artificial Intelligence and ‘The Blockchain’ Don’t Go Together

Cosmos Mainnet Officially Launched – What’s All the Hype About?

Paul Brody: Bitcoin Has No Practical Use

Blockstream Releases ‘Friendly’ Liquid Sidechain Wallet For End Users