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Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has formally proposed implementing a currency cap into the cryptocurrency network’s next hard fork that alters block reward distributions — well, sort of. Vitalik Buterin Proposes 120 Million ETH Hard Cap Writing on GitHub, Buterin laid out an argument for phasing out Ethereum’s inflation rate by capping the...
An Ethereum developer has opened an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) to discuss whether the community should modify its Ethash mining algorithm to maintain ASIC resistance. EIP 958, posted on GitHub by Ethereum core developer Piper Merriam, formally proposes that improved ASIC resistance be implemented into the network’s instance of Ethash, a Proof-of-Work...
A blockchain-based game that lets you birth and trade digital kittens raised $12 million in new funding last week from some of the most revered tech venture capital firms in America. Huh? The game is called CryptoKitties, and it runs on Ethereum, a blockchain network created specifically to execute “smart contracts,”...
Ether's technical recovery from the 100-day low hit yesterday looks to be a "dead cat bounce." The world's second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, which traded around $740 a week ago, fell to $460 on Sunday - its lowest level since Dec. 11. The 37.8 percent fall looks to...
A user of Ethereum’s Parity wallet “accidentally” quarantined funds worth $280 mln, revealing further vulnerabilities in the platform. Parity, which has suffered teething problems since its launch by former Ethereum co-founder Gavin Wood, is still trying to regain access to the “frozen” ETH. “... A user suicided the library-turned-into-wallet, wiping out...
Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, has laid out the future plan of the Blockchain technology-based platform at a conference in Taipei, dealing with some of the biggest problems in Ethereum and suggesting how the future might shape up. Having already provided a substantial amount of information, the new update...
The cryptocurrency world is in a fuss about Bitcoin and rightly so, with the cancellation of the SegWit2x hardfork and the sudden drop in pricing by nearly $1000 per BTC. However, the price drops and news has kept Bitcoin in the limelight while Ethereum has slowly been making improvements...
Wednesday marks the release of the first Ethereum-denominated bond in a move that could make current centralized processes obsolete. Together with JPMorgan, Moody’s and more, Blockchain startup Nivaura created the bond for UK-based luxury goods dealer LuxDeco, which will issue it. The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) contributed regulatory oversight to...
Following a rapid increase this Thursday, Ethereum has broken through a psychologically important threshold of $400, establishing a new all-time high - it hovers around $420 at press time. Despite some market stagnation caused by the news of the $280 mln Parity wallet hack in early November, the second-most-popular cryptocurrency...