• MyEtherWallet (MEW) has reportedly been the victim of a DNS hack on a day when Google appears to be having some issues. Social media and online crypto forums are awash with reports that reveal funds have been stolen from the wallet of some users. Other users who might have logged into the service during the period of the hack may have also been compromised. Users Report Stolen Funds A MEW user broke the news on Reddit

    MyEtherWallet Users Lose Funds to DNS Hack

    | 2018/04/24 6:30 pm
  • In an attempt to make it easier for their Amazon Web Services (AWS) clients to create blockchain-based solutions, the company introduced ‘AWS Blockchain Templates’. They will enable users to create and to launch their own blockchain networks. Launching a new inroad into the world of blockchain technology, AWS introduced the ‘instant’ blockchain templates. They allow users launch public and private networks based on Ethereum and private ones based on Hyperledger Fabric with ‘just a few

    Amazon Web Services Introduces Ethereum and Hyperledger Blockchain Templates

    | 2018/04/23 1:30 am
  • Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin seemed to confirm he is “establishment-friendly” in a new interview which has led to a critical reception from cryptocurrency figures. ‘Very Revealing’ Speaking to the Financial Times in a piece published April 18, Buterin was economical with his words but provided some “very revealing” information. Specifically, his links with the Russian government following meetings about Ethereum last year appear to have made Buterin more tolerant. “He has explained he’s establishment-friendly these

    ‘Losing Credibility’? Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Hints He’s Pro-Establishment

    | 2018/04/20 2:30 pm
  • Listing properties for Bitcoin is an emerging trend. Now, one cryptocurrency believer is opening up his six-story brick-and-mortar home on New York’s Upper East Side for purchase with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple. Living Large If you’re a resident of New York and looking to move up to the big leagues, a 22-foot-wide, six-story, marble-and-limestone house at East 76th Street near Fifth Avenue is now available for purchase with the three leading cryptocurrencies. The property in

    Got $45 Million in Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Ripple? Buy a House Near Fifth Avenue

    | 2018/04/19 8:30 pm
  • The bulls are back in town as a sea of green engulfs cryptocurrency portfolios everywhere — but is it too late to catch the wave of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cardano? All Aboard! Bitcoin is currently trading at $8,234.14, up 14.63 percent over the last week. As is generally the case, the rest of the cryptocurrency market has followed Bitcoin’s lead. Ethereum (ETH) is up 20.93 percent over the same time span, while Ripple (XRP) is up 35.03

    Are Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cardano ‘Leaving the Station?’

    | 2018/04/19 2:30 pm
  • NEO has often been likened to “The Chinese Ethereum,” and for good reason. The platform, among other things, similarly runs smart contracts and decentralized applications. However, in order to stay in business in the world’s strictest regulatory environment, NEO has to play by the rules — which has pushed the project to the top of China’s blockchain foodchain. Playing by the Rules In an interview with The Hong Kong Economic Journal, NEO founder Da Hong-fei

    NEO’s Regulatory Compliance Crucial for Chinese Dominance

    | 2018/04/17 6:00 pm
  • In an effort to strengthen its ever-expanding role in the cryptocurrency space, Coinbase has acquired Cipher browser – a competitor to its in-house Ethereum wallet, app browser and secure messaging service. Toshi + Cipher On April 13, popular San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced its acquisition Cipher Browser, a free mobile Ethereum wallet, and web3 dapp browser. We're excited to welcome @CipherBrowser to Coinbase! https://t.co/CIqK0EtDbb — Coinbase (@coinbase) April 13, 2018 The move by Coinbase has

    Coinbase Continues to Expand, Acquires Cipher Browser

    | 2018/04/17 2:00 am
  • The Ethereal conference, set to begin on May 11th, has fallen on some controversy involving one of its newly announced guests, Deepak Chopra.  Ethereal brings futurists, entrepreneurs, investors, media icons, government officials, artists, musicians, and humanitarians for a day of storytelling and knowledge sharing. This is the pledge of those running the Ethereal conference, poised to be one of the larger blockchain-related conferences in the current ecosystem. From the event’s description, it may sound as

    Deepak Chopra: The Right Guest for the Ethereal Conference?

    | 2018/04/16 3:15 am
  • The SAFT may be a cousin of the SAFE – but the relationship comes with strings attached and anyone considering doing down the rabbit hole should consider potential implications very carefully. The rise of ICOs has been difficult to ignore. What was once seen as a gimmick is now threatening to reshape the fundraising industry. This is particularly the case for VCs and investors who are concerned with very early stage investments. The fear of

    SAFT – The Not So ‘Simple Agreement for Future Tokens’

    | 2018/04/15 3:00 am
  • Phoenix is a decentralized autonomous organization based on blockchain technology which offers a completely transparent financial algorithm that enables investors to receive maximum profits with minimal risk. How Phoenix Works Let’s say you joined Phoenix and invested 10 ETH in Round 1. At the end of Round 2, you would have received your first profit of 20 ETH. At the end of Round 3, you would receive another 20 ETH. At the end of Round

    Cure for DOWNs on Crypto Market – Smart Contract with Stable Formula of Profit Generation

    | 2018/04/13 11:00 am
  • Bert Ely, an attention-seeking financial expert who has been referred to as “The King of Quotes,” has thrown some more of his stereotypical alarmist opinions in the direction of Bitcoin and other leading cryptocurrencies. This time, he’s gone so far as to claim that they have ‘no substantive or intrinsic value’ — even though they clearly do. ‘No Rational Justification’ Sometimes, it’s hard to tell if Bert Ely is serious. You may recognize the name

    Bitcoin, Ether, XRP ‘Have No Intrinsic Value,’ Because Bert Ely Says So

    | 2018/04/11 10:30 am
  • The volatility in crypto markets has been unforgiving, raising questions whether the long-term hold is still a good strategy, especially given that the market has seen an influx of participants that do not necessarily share the views of the original crypto pioneers.  The crypto market continues to test the resolve of true HODLers. The sea of red is now more or less a daily occurrence, and it is tougher than ever to separate “value” coins

    Will the Real Crypto ‘HODLers’ Please Stand Up?

    | 2018/04/09 1:00 am
  • Did you miss out on Ancora’s first ever Initial Pen Offering (IPO)? Wish you could’ve gotten one of those fancy Bitcoin Pens at a 50 percent discount? Well, if that’s the case, you won’t want to miss out on the luxury pen maker’s second IPO — only this time, it’s for the Ethereum Pen! A Class Above Founded by Giuseppe Zanini in the first half of the last century, Italian luxury fountain pen crafter Ancora

    Limited Edition Ethereum Pens: Cryptocurrency’s Second Ever IPO (Initial Pen Offering)

    | 2018/04/08 3:30 pm
  • Though Bitcoin remains the brand most associated with cryptocurrency, Ethereum is topping the charts in India. Ethereum Rising When one mentions cryptocurrency, it’s safe to assume that Bitcoin is the first thing to pop into the average person’s head. However, that may no longer be the case in India. The world’s second most populous country is finding its citizens more interested in Ethereum — the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization — than Bitcoin. As reported

    Ethereum Interest Tops Bitcoin in India

    | 2018/04/04 1:00 pm
  • Bitmain has announced the release of the first Ethereum ASIC which is set to disrupt the Ethereum mining scene. Bitmain just announced on Twitter that the first widely available ETHhash ASIC will be on sale. This announcement comes after a lot of talk about Ethereum’s future with ASICs, proof of stake and a hard fork which would limit the use of ASICs on the Ethereum Blockchain. According to the Bitmain shop page, the ASIC, called

    Bitmain Unveils First Public Ethereum ETHhash ASIC Miner

    | 2018/04/03 6:00 pm
  • Vitalik Buterin has taken to Twitter today to bash Craig Wright during a presentation titled “Bitcoin, Controversy over Principle” at the global economic forum Deconomy — where the Ethereum co-founder publicly called the controversial Bitcoin Cash proponent a “fraud.” Shots fired After announcing his intention to live tweet comments about the Bitcoin Cash propaganda presentation “Bitcoin, Controversy over Principle,” Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin laid in to primary BCH supporter Craig Wright — even going so far

    ‘My Bulls*** Meter is Spinning’ — Vitalik Buterin Slams Craig Wright

    | 2018/04/03 8:00 am
  • Ethereum developer Piper Merriam has opened up Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) #958, which requests community input in regards to whether or not the cryptocurrency’s blockchain should render the rumored Bitmain ASICs virtually obsolete. In doing so, Merriam has also suggested that Bitmain may already be mining with said ETH ASICs. To Fork, or Not to Fork? The Ethereum community has been stirred into action following reports that cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain has developed — and

    Ethereum Community Mulls Hard-Fork to Make Bitmain ASICs Obsolete

    | 2018/04/02 7:00 am
  • Vitalik Buterin has largely been uninvolved in the monetary policy of the cryptocurrency he created. However, Ethereum’s creator has written a proposal, in which he suggests capping the supply of ether (ETH). Put a Cap on It Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has proposed an answer to one of Ethereum’s more common questions — whether or not the cryptocurrency’s coin supply should ever be capped.  In an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) on April 1st, Buterin wrote: In

    Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin Proposes Maximum Ether Supply

    | 2018/04/02 3:00 am
  • As Ethereum (ETH) struggles to break free of its steep downward trend, rumors of a new Bitmain ASIC mining rig continues to hold the price down. A Changing Landscape for Ethereum Mining Rumors are swirling through the cryptocurrency market in regards to a new ASIC mining rig from Bitmain, built specifically for Ethereum mining. According to a CNBC report cited by TechCrunch, the rumors surfaced after analyst Christopher Rolland visited China and learned of a

    Ethereum Mining Faces ‘A Centralization Problem’

    | 2018/03/28 8:00 am
  • Innovation in the blockchain industry continues at a relentless pace. New projects involving existing blockchains have begun to be created, allowing for the tech’s gamification. On-Chain games or decentralized application (DApps) such as Cryptokitties have captured the attention of many in the blockchain industry. The advent of the cryptocurrency space in recent years has created a booming new market that has sparked a lot of innovation in the sector. The common blockchain startup has been

    Blockchain Games: A Surprising New Player in The Industry

    | 2018/03/27 3:00 pm
  • Coinbase has announced its intention to support the Ethereum ERC20 technical standard — meaning more cryptocurrencies will likely be added to the popular exchange in the coming months. Another Leap Forward In a post on the company’s official blog, Coinbase has announced its plans to support the Ethereum ERC20 technical standard. ERC20 — which stands for Ethereum Request for Comment 20 — is the Ethereum token standard and is a technical standard used for smart

    Coinbase Announces Plans for ERC20 Support

    | 2018/03/26 5:54 pm
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) is eyeing potential spin-off of its signboard blockchain project Quorum. The company believes that by its differentiation could increase the overall appeal of the platform, readying it for widespread adoption in a stronger manner. Walking on Thin Ice or Solidifying Positions? Even though the talks were still in their infancy, a potential spin-off of Quorum might raise a few eyebrows. The change of heart in the direction that Quorum seems

    JP Morgan’s Quorum Facing Spin Off in Search for Differentiation

    | 2018/03/23 8:30 pm
  • The fintech industry has been at the epicenter of change brought on by the blockchain and smart contracts. However, one industry that has more or less escaped this change is the alternative investment industry. The reason for this is in part due to the fact that it is still run in an archaic way and has always struggled with opacity and overarching costs. Scandals, such as the Madoff Ponzi Fraud Scheme and the collapse of

    There Is More to Life Than Ethereum – Darcmatter Has Turned to Nem to Power Its Project

    | 2018/03/17 5:30 pm