Ethereum

Ethereum Scaling Tech Monoplasma Wants to Let Dapps Broadcast Crypto

Blockchain data platform Streamr has officially released a new open-source ethereum scaling technology called Monoplasma. Inspired by a pre-existing scaling solution called plasma, Monoplasma is different in that it focuses specifically on “one-to-many payments” in which users would need to “repeatedly distribute value to a large and dynamic set of ethereum addresses,” explained Henri Pihkala, CEO of […]

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We’re Freeriders: Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes, Worth $500 Million, Wants to Pay Higher Taxes

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is back advocating for higher taxes for wealthy Americans. This is not the first time Hughes is calling on the government to take a step to help low-income Americans trying to make ends meet. Hughes spoke on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” saying: As a member of that 1-percent, 0.1-percent, I can tell […]

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BitTorrent’s Creator Wants You to Know He’s Not Involved with Tron’s Crypto Facelift

Bram Cohen, the creator of BitTorrent, is not involved with cryptocurrency project Tron. He wants to make sure that you know that. | Source: YouTube/Royse Law Firm Bram Cohen, the visionary computer programmer who created peer-to-peer file sharing protocol BitTorrent and the company of the same name, is no longer involved with the project following […]

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South Korea’s Blockchain Body Wants 6th Largest City Turned into Crypto Hub

South Korea’s blockchain association intends to lobby the authorities in the city of Gwangju to turn the urban area into a ‘specialized Crypto-Valley District.’ According to the Korea Blockchain Enterprise Promotion Association (KBEPA), turning South Korea’s sixth-largest city into a cryptocurrency hub will create numerous jobs. To achieve this the blockchain body, which was founded […]

Blockchain

Facebook Wants to Mint Its Own Stablecoin for WhatsApp

Facebook, the world’s largest social media website has been reportedly working on a stablecoin to allow WhatsApp users to transfer money. The company’s initial focus is supposedly the remittance market in India.  Facebook’s Stablecoin The social media mogul is developing a stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, Bloomberg reports, citing sources who have asked not to be named. […]

Ethereum

CFTC Wants to Know More About Ethereum: Are ETH Futures on the Horizon?

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wants to know more about other cryptocurrencies apart from Bitcoin, starting with Ethereum. The Commission has issued an official Request for Input (RFI) on the matter. Request for Input: Ethereum In a press release published on Tuesday (December 11, 2018), the Commission expressed its desire to become […]