Ethereum Blockchain Solutions for Enterprise Business: Pros and Cons July 27, 2019

Ethereum currently is known as the most popular public blockchain network for the development of decentralized applications (DApps) and smart contracts. Its prospective blockchain protocol is one of the few cryptocurrency projects actually achieving real-world adoption, with dozens of applications that can be divided into 11 major categories: open finance, decentralized exchanges, gaming, collectibles, marketplaces, […]

Daily Ethereum Transactions Exceed One Million, a First Since May 2018 June 29, 2019

Daily transactions registered on the Ethereum (ETH) network exceeded one million yesterday, June 28, for the first time since May 2018, according to data reported by leading Ethereum block explorer Etherscan. Per Etherscan data, on June 28 there were 1,004,170 transactions confirmed on the Ethereum blockchain. Before yesterday, the last time the Ethereum chain registered […]

Grayscale’s Ethereum Security Now Listed on OTC Markets June 21, 2019

Grayscale’s Ethereum-based security, Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE), is available for trading on OTC Markets, according to an official blog post from Grayscale Investments on June 20.   According to the post, ETHE is “an open-ended trust that holds Ethereum.” As further noted, this is a means of investing in Ethereum without having to actually hold […]

Atlantis Hard Fork for Ethereum Scheduled for September 17 Launch June 20, 2019

The Atlantis hard fork for Ethereum Classic (ETC) has been officially set to occur at block 8,772,000 on the blockchain, according to the Ethereum Classic Improvement Protocol (ECIP) finalization call via Discord on June 20. As per the discussions in the call, the developers and contributors had previously considered putting the hard fork at block […]

Ernst & Young Exec: Most Ethereum Decentralized Apps Not Used Productively May 31, 2019

83% of decentralized applications (DApps) on the Ethereum network are “not in the most productive uses,” according to Ernst & Young’s (EY) head of innovation. Paul Brody, Global Innovation Leader for blockchain at Big Four audit firm EY, spoke about developments in the blockchain and digital asset industries during a Fintech Forum hosted by the […]

Messari CEO: Ethereum 2.0 Proof-of-Stake Transition Not to Happen Until at Least 2021 May 10, 2019

The Ethereum (ETH) 2.0 proof-of-stake (PoS) transition will not take place until 2021, the CEO of crypto analytics firm Messari predicted at a panel of ConsenSys’ Ethereal Summit on May 10. During the panel titled “The Smart Contract War Is Coming,” Messari’s Ryan Selkis pointed out major risks associated with Ethereum’s migration from a proof-of-work […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 8 May 8, 2019

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Hackers have breached the security cover of one of […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 3 May 3, 2019

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE) has been loading up on […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis April 29 April 29, 2019

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Tom Lee, managing partner and head of research at […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis April 19 April 19, 2019

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The recovery in crypto prices has led to an […]

Ethereum Core Developers Consider More Frequent and Smaller Hard Forks April 13, 2019

Ethereum (ETH) core developers are considering implementing more frequent and smaller hard forks, according to the most recent bi-weekly meeting held on April 12. The question of time between hard forks — or network updates — was brought up by the meeting’s moderator, Tim Beiko, who referenced it as an ongoing topic of discussion. Another […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Binance Coin, Stellar, Tron, Cardano: Price Analysis, March 18 March 18, 2019

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Joseph Lubin expects the global […]

Ethereum Has More Than Twice as Many Core Devs per Month as Bitcoin: Report March 9, 2019

Ethereum (ETH) has the most developers working on its base protocol of all cryptocurrencies, not counting community project developers, according to a report by crypto asset management firm Electric Capital. The report was published in a Medium post on March 7. Per the post, the company fingerprinted over 20,000 code repositories and 16 million commits […]

Stanford Researchers Develop Privacy Mechanism for Ethereum Smart Contract February 23, 2019

Researchers from the Stanford University and Visa Research have developed a privacy mechanism for Ethereum (ETH) smart contracts. A paper describing the mechanism was published on Stanford University’s Applied Cryptography Group website on Feb. 20. According to the paper, the researchers created “a fully-decentralized, confidential payment mechanism” called “Zether” that is consistent with both Ethereum […]

Ethereum Client Parity’s Afri Schoeden Quits Social Media Amid Community Infighting February 18, 2019

Afri Schoeden, release manager at blockchain infrastructure firm Parity Technologies, has withdrawn from social media amid a spate of infighting in the Ethereum (ETH) community. In a tweet posted on Feb. 17, Schoeden stated that “until further notice […] I will no longer respond on Gitter, Skype, Discord, Slack, Wire, Twitter, and Reddit.” Parity Technologies […]

Parity Technologies Fixes Node Vulnerability, Urges All Ethereum Nodes to Update February 5, 2019

Ethereum blockchain infrastructure developer Parity Technologies experienced a security compromise that required nodes to perform an urgent update, the company stated in a blog post on Feb. 3. Parity, which is a popular technology stack for Ethereum users, said it had received notification of a loophole which would allow an attacker to shut down nodes […]

Ethereum Hackathon ETHDenver Partners With UNICEF on Blockchain Bounty System January 31, 2019

Upcoming Ethereum (ETH) hardware hackathon ETHDenver is partnering with UNICEF on a blockchain bounty token system, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Jan. 31. The token aims to incentivize developers to create projects which promote social good, the press release notes. ETHDenver — set to take place February 15-17 in Denver, Colorado — […]

Ethereum On-Chain Transaction Volume Reached Record High in December 2018 January 22, 2019

The on-chain transaction value of Ethereum (ETH) hit an all time high in December 2018, crypto analytics firm Diar reports on Jan. 21. On-chain transaction levels of the third largest cryptocurrency reached 115 million in December 2018, an all-time high excluding the activity following a hard fork caused by the DAO hack in 2016. Dair […]

Coinbase, Kraken Join Major Exchanges Supporting Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork January 15, 2019

Major United States cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Kraken became the latest to confirm support for Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork, both announcing on Twitter, Jan. 14. The two major exchanges join Binance, Huobi and OKEx in pledging to monitor the event, which will trigger at Ethereum block height 7,080,000, expected this week. “Coinbase intends to […]

Nevada Issues Almost 1,000 Marriage Certificates on Ethereum, But Gov’t Acceptance Varies January 7, 2019

Blockchain technology has already found its way into local government services in the United States, but Nevada particularly is proactive, the AP reported on Jan. 7. Citing specifically the use of blockchain to issue digital marriage certificates, the publication found that two counties in the Silver State had already integrated the technology or were running […]

Ethereum Foundation Releases Fourth Wave of Grants October 17, 2018

The Ethereum Foundation has announced the fourth wave of grants awarded to 20 different persons and entities working on the Ethereum blockchain, it revealed in a press release Oct. 15. According to the release, the total amount of awards is over $3 million. The biggest grants worth $500,000 were given to Prysmatic Labs and Status. […]

Hackers Breach Smart Contract on Ethereum-Based Adult Entertainment Platform SpankChain October 10, 2018

Ethereum-based adult entertainment platform SpankChain has suffered a smart contract security breach that led to loss of around $38,000, the firm reported on its Medium page Oct. 9. The hack, which purportedly took place Oct. 6, was detected by SpankChain a day after, and was announced today in a post entitled “We Got Spanked: What […]

Crypto Markets Recover Slightly, Ethereum, Tezos See Largest Gains September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 15: crypto markets are undergoing a slight recovery after yesterday’s decline, with 17 of the 20 top cryptocurrencies by market cap in the green, according to CoinMarketCap data. Market visualization from Coin360 After dropping below the $6,500 price point yesterday, Bitcoin (BTC) has challenged the mark again, going up by 1.6 percent over […]

Ethereum Consolidates Newly-Won Growth as Wider Crypto Market Falters September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14: After yesterday’s bullish upswing, crypto markets have today been hit with widely-dispersed corrections. Ethereum (ETH) is today’s most resilient large-market-cap altcoin, seeing the most notable growth on the day among the top twenty cryptoassets, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 After soaring 18 percent on the day yesterday, September […]

Ethereum Scam App Appears on Google Play Store, Malware Researcher Reports August 22, 2018

Android’s Google Play Store has recently become a spot for hosting another reported Ethereum (ETH) scam application, The Next Web reports August 21. Lukas Stefanko, a malware researcher from Slovakia, found a fraudulent “Ethereum” application on Google Play that had been allegedly offered for purchase at price of €335 or around $388, according to The […]