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 […]

Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance Buys Ethereum Wallet Service in First-Ever Acquisition July 31, 2018

Binance, one of the world’s two largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has just completed its first-ever acquisition. According to TechCrunch, the Malta-based exchange operator acquired Trust Wallet, creator of the eponymous mobile Ethereum wallet that includes support for ether, as well as ERC-20 and ERC-223 tokens. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but Binance confirmed […]

Most Complex dApp on Ethereum Already Has Millions of Dollars at Stake July 26, 2018

Augur, which its co-founder Joey Krug previously described as the most complex decentralized application (dApp) on the Ethereum blockchain, has surpassed a million dollars at stake and demonstrated a rapid growth rate over the past few weeks. Future of Decentralized Betting In essence, Augur is a decentralized betting platform that exists on the Ethereum network. […]

China’s ‘Dream City’ Taps Ethereum Dev. Studio ConsenSys for Blockchain Push July 24, 2018

Government officials in Xiongan New Area have announced a partnership with Ethereum development studio ConsenSys to develop blockchain initiatives for China’s “dream city.” According to the South China Morning Post, the Xiongan government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the U.S.-based ConsenSys to “establish Xiongan as a next-generation smart city and a leading […]

These Digital Monsters Live on Ethereum, But They'll Fight on Zilliqa July 19, 2018

Before my one and only “mon” reached level 4, I was out of ether. Such was the end result of my first experience with Etheremon, a game inspired by Pokemon and built on the world’s second-largest blockchain, ethereum. I had around $15 worth of ether to spare, so I decided to try it out, eventually arming […]