'Ethereum (ETH) Could Overtake Bitcoin,' says 'Bitcoin Jesus'

To kick this off, let us find out who exactly is Bitcoin Jesus and why is he predicting that Ethereum (ETH) will dethrone Bitcoin (BTC) at the top in an event that has been dubbed as ‘flippening’. Who is ‘Bitcoin Jesus’? Roger Keith Ver, also known as ‘Bitcoin  Jesus’, is an early investor in Bitcoin… Continue reading 'Ethereum (ETH) Could Overtake Bitcoin,' says 'Bitcoin Jesus'

Ethereum [ETH]’s new consensus protocol has been released – Casper FFG

Beginning from Vitalik Buterin’s announcement about Casper, it has been a continuous chain of evolving technology releases for Ethereum which includes its upcoming ‘Sharding’. Casper is the Proof-of-Stake [POS] protocol of Ethereum which is different from other POS protocols in terms of security. Overcoming all the disadvantages of Proof-of-Work [POW] in terms of security is… Continue reading Ethereum [ETH]’s new consensus protocol has been released – Casper FFG

‘Fish will ride bicycles before Ethereum [ETH] is declared a security’ – John McAfee

Ethereum’s price dropped over the weekend as rumors spread about the SEC holding a hearing to declare top currencies Ethereum and Ripple as securities. They stemmed from an article by Wall Street Journal about the convening of regulatory authorities SEC and CFTC to discuss the status of Ethereum and Ripple as non-compliant securities. The declaration… Continue reading ‘Fish will ride bicycles before Ethereum [ETH] is declared a security’ – John McAfee

Is Ethereum [ETH] a security or in a regulatory ‘gray zone’? – U.S. federal regulators

As reported by the Wall Street Journal [WSJ] on May 1st, Ethereum [ETH] will be scrutinized by the U.S. federal regulators, the main question being, whether Ethereum must be classified as a security under U.S. law or not. Reports have said that the world’s second largest cryptocurrency, ETH, is in a regulatory ‘gray zone’. In July 2014, in the… Continue reading Is Ethereum [ETH] a security or in a regulatory ‘gray zone’? – U.S. federal regulators

Kyber Network and My Ether Wallet Launch Decentralized Instant Token Exchange

Ether holders will now have the ability to exchange their ETH for popular ERC20 tokens by utilizing a new token-swap feature launched by MEW, the first Ethereum wallet provider, and Kyber Network, the first decentralized, on-chain exchange platform. This feature will allow MEW wallet users to easily convert their Ether into twenty different ERC20 tokens,… Continue reading Kyber Network and My Ether Wallet Launch Decentralized Instant Token Exchange

Vitalik Buterin a remarkable tactician, not a fortune teller

It’s a general consideration that in the arena of cryptocurrency one needs to have a long-term plan. According to a recent interview, Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum doesn’t find it necessary to look beyond 3 months. According to certain analysts even though Ethereum lacks long-term vision, the company and its currency are stable in the… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin a remarkable tactician, not a fortune teller

ETH can now be deposited in your Retirement Fund

  BitcoinIRA.com recently launched the Ethereum Individual Retirement Account (IRA) investment product allowing people to invest money in a “self-directed” IRA. It holds Ethereum as retirement fund investment. It is the first and sole financial services firm that gives investors the chance to use Bitcoin for their retirement funds. They can also maintain Bitcoin in… Continue reading ETH can now be deposited in your Retirement Fund

Ethereum Mining Contract: Mining Ethereum the Easy Way

What is cloud mining? It is a new concept in business allowing users to purchase a share of mining power forom hardware in isolated data hubs. Miners can earn additional income with frequent payouts and fewer risks. Meanwhile, Ether currency stimulates the Ethereum project. It is thus a vital element of the smart contract platform.… Continue reading Ethereum Mining Contract: Mining Ethereum the Easy Way

Ethereum [ETH], Will people HODL? – Sentiment Analysis – April 14

All coins in the top 10 list are now showing bearish signs. Bitcoin has come down from the $8000 level and at 12:03 PM UTC was seen to be trading at $7966.57 with a 1.67% drop in the price against the US dollars. Right up to this point, coins like Bitcoin [BTC] and Ethereum [ETH]… Continue reading Ethereum [ETH], Will people HODL? – Sentiment Analysis – April 14

Crypto Markets See Green: ETH Breaks Solidly Above $400, BTC Nears $7,000

April 11: the cryptocurrency markets are in the green today, with Ethereum (ETH) more comfortably above $400 and Bitcoin (BTC) close to $7,000, according to data from Coin360. ETH is up almost 6 percent over a 24 hour period, trading for around $420 by press time. BTC is trading for around $6,954, around 3 percent… Continue reading Crypto Markets See Green: ETH Breaks Solidly Above $400, BTC Nears $7,000

Crypto Markets Experience Slight Uptick After Week Of Lows

The crypto markets are seeing a slight upward trend Saturday, March 31, after hitting monthly lows this week, according to data from Coin360. Bitcoin (BTC) is above $7,000 again, trading for around $7,140 and up over 2 percent over a 24 hour period to press time. BTC saw a 24 hr low today of $6,623,… Continue reading Crypto Markets Experience Slight Uptick After Week Of Lows

Belarus, German Tourist Board Now Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Friendly

The tide is turning in favor of all cryptocurrencies as the German National Tourist Board and the country of Belarus are now welcoming the use of Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and other cryptocurrencies. In the first case of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB), an announcement was made on the 5th of March welcoming payments… Continue reading Belarus, German Tourist Board Now Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Friendly

Ethereum [ETH]’s Sharding and Plasma – Will it improve scalability?

Sharding is the process of splitting or partitioning the database to benefit from the computing power of more than one server. When it comes to the blockchain, especially Ethereum’s, developers spilt the blockchain into parts that would run on different servers. Several hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of decentralized application and blockchain projects have… Continue reading Ethereum [ETH]’s Sharding and Plasma – Will it improve scalability?

Coinbase ‘Paves Way’ For New Altcoin Support With ERC20 Upgrade

Coinbase has announced its intention to support ERC20 tokens on its exchange, reversing previous statements from January, in a blog post published March 26. In the post, Coinbase said its decision to support ERC20, which is the technical standard used for smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain and the protocol used for many of the… Continue reading Coinbase ‘Paves Way’ For New Altcoin Support With ERC20 Upgrade

Coinbase Bug Allowed Users To Steal Unlimited ETH, Wallet Paid $10K Bounty For Discovery

Major US crypto wallet provider and exchange service Coinbase has rewarded a Dutch company with a $10,000 bounty after it discovered a smart contract glitch allowing users to steal “as much as they want” in Ethereum (ETH), according to a report made public today, March 21. The issue, which VI Company reported to Coinbase December… Continue reading Coinbase Bug Allowed Users To Steal Unlimited ETH, Wallet Paid $10K Bounty For Discovery

New Survey Shows Around 26 Mln Americans Own – And 8 Percent Plan To Buy – Cryptocurrencies

A recent study on Americans and cryptocurrencies, commissioned by Finder.com in February, shows that 8 percent, or around 26 mln, of Americans have purchased cryptocurrency. Finder’s survey was answered by 2,001 Americans adults using Pureprofile, a site that gives cash rewards to users that participate in its surveys. The survey found that out of the… Continue reading New Survey Shows Around 26 Mln Americans Own – And 8 Percent Plan To Buy – Cryptocurrencies

Ethereum seeks institutional trade in the US

ConsenSys, a New York-based application based on Blockchain, today announced its partnership with TrueDigital, the new partner in the online exchange market for TrueEx interest rates. According to the announcement, both firms are planning to develop a target index for the price of Ethereum, the second largest global crypto currency. The news about the partnership… Continue reading Ethereum seeks institutional trade in the US

The Startup Looking to Prevent Hackers From Stealing ICO Funds

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are currently big business in crypto. With over $1.2 billion raised in them through-out 2017 alone, according to the financial technology analytics firm Autonomous NEXT, it would be safe to assume that ICOs are doing very well in terms of raising funds from the cryptocurrency community. ICOs held in Ethereum’s blockchain,… Continue reading The Startup Looking to Prevent Hackers From Stealing ICO Funds

Ethereum Hard Fork Called In Wake Of DOS Attacks

Recently, Ethereum has been undergoing several DOS attacks which have caused several major issues, longer block times being to most salient. The attacks have gained greater community attention as it’s been going on for nearly two and a half weeks with the attacks showing no signs of stopping. Beginning during Devcon2 and causing a minor disruption since… Continue reading Ethereum Hard Fork Called In Wake Of DOS Attacks

Recent Ether volatility makes members of the community question Ethereum’s future

During its first months of service, Ethereum has seen a massive growth in value, with hundreds of thousands of digital currency enthusiasts from all around the world, buying some of the cryptocurrency. The concept of smart contracts, alongside with its different blockchain network still attracts investors, and developers willing to start-up new projects, yet, as… Continue reading Recent Ether volatility makes members of the community question Ethereum’s future

Binance reduces 25% of the withdrawal fees for ERC20

The ERC20 token withdrawal fee has been cut-down by almost 25% on Binance at 02:00:00 UTC. It has been good news to all 7,000,000 Binance users, in addition to the fact that it has taken the 10th position in the crypto-world in a short duration of 5 months. The news was announced by the CEO… Continue reading Binance reduces 25% of the withdrawal fees for ERC20

Ethereum is $3 away from $2 Billion Milestone

Just three dollars away? Yes! If the price of each ETH token raises for three more dollars, the market cap will reach two billion dollars. It’s a relatively long way to go, but with the action both Bitcoin and Ethereum have enjoyed these past few weeks, it’s certainly possible. Three dollars is a lot of… Continue reading Ethereum is $3 away from $2 Billion Milestone

The Ethereum community is still arguing on the proposal to modify Blockchain

The proposal to improve the Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP), which led to the resignation of the EIP developer for his personal reasons, was closed, but the identical proposal was reopened on Github relatively negatively. The original proposal of EIP 867 was introduced by the developer Musiconomi Dan Phifer as an option for how it is… Continue reading The Ethereum community is still arguing on the proposal to modify Blockchain

Ethereum Code Editor Resigns Over Legal Concerns For Ledger Amendment Proposal

Ethereum code editor Yoichi Hirai has resigned from his position following personal concerns that an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) over a standardized format for lost fund recovery would potentially violate Japanese law. Hirai both tweeted his resignation as well as posted a more dramatic explanation of his reasons for resigning on Github: My blood pressure… Continue reading Ethereum Code Editor Resigns Over Legal Concerns For Ledger Amendment Proposal