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‘One Blockchain’: Ambitious Crypto Project Kin Forks Roadmap [Again]

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The developers of Kin, the cryptocurrency created by social media app Kik, have announced that the crypto token will undergo yet another major developmental redesign as they seek to marry scalability with an intuitive user experience. The Kin Foundation revealed on Wednesday that, in a departure from the crypto project’s earlier […]

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Ethereum is a Few Years from ‘Profound Decentralization’ — But That’s OK: Co-Founder Joseph Lubin

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Blockchain technology will power a monumental shift in society from a “scarcity to an abundance mindset.” These were the words of Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin speaking last week at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Lubin’s Blockchain Impact Theory Delivering his keynote address at the event, Lubin, who is also the […]

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A 7-Year Legal Fight Led This Dev to Build Unstoppable Ethereum Storage

“If you build it strong enough, the law will follow.” That’s how Daniel Nagy, the leading developer behind Swarm – ethereum’s decentralized storage-layer – described his “takeaway lesson” after a seven-year legal battle over the hosting a file-sharing node. A precursor to peer-to-peer file sharing service, Bittorrent, Nagy was running a DC node, a technology that […]

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Ethereum: Decentralized Crypto Exchange Volumes Plunge after EtherDelta Charges

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Following the SEC’s enforcement action against the founder of Ethereum exchange EtherDelta, cryptocurrency traders appear to be shying away from so-called decentralized crypto trading platforms while they wait to see whether more enforcement actions are coming down the pike. DEX Volumes Take Major Haircut Following EtherDelta Charges As first noted by […]

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Expect the SEC to Target More Token Exchanges After EtherDelta

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) settlement with the founder of EtherDelta is likely the first of many enforcement actions to come against crypto token exchanges. Until recently, the SEC’s scrutiny of the cryptocurrency industry largely focused on projects and teams that raised money through initial coin offerings (ICOs) in possible violation of securities laws. But a […]

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Star Trek Star William Shatner Defends Ethereum From Inaccurate Claims

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn William Shatner, a renowned Canadian actor, author, producer, director and singer famous for his role in the mega-popular media franchise Star Trek, recently defended Ethereum and its technology. On November 7, Shatner tagged Vitalik Buterin, a co-creator of Ethereum, in a Tweet, publicly portraying his interest in cryptocurrencies and the blockchain. […]

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The Little-Known Ways Ethereum Reveals User Location Data

“People don’t realize how much information is out in the open.” That’s Péter Szilágyi, an ethereum core developer who manages development on the ethereum software client Geth. He’s referring to the fact that little attention has been paid to ethereum’s underlying network layer, where information is exposed in complex, unpredictable ways. Indeed, there’s an awareness of the […]

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As 'Plasma' Stalls, SNARKs Become New Hope for Scaling Ethereum Now

Efforts to scale ethereum, the world’s second-largest blockchain, are growing more varied as one much-anticipated solution encounters pitfalls amid its continued development. At the forefront of this transition has been plasma, a concept widely heralded as ethereum’s best bet for short-term scaling. Already, researchers behind the tech have built five distinct versions of the protocol – […]

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Ethereum Rises to $220 as Tokens Surge; Will SEC Impact the Market?

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Supported by the 2 percent increase in the price of Bitcoin, major cryptocurrencies including Ethereum have demonstrated renewed short-term momentum. Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and many other small market cap cryptocurrencies recorded gains in the range of 4 to 12 percent, with BCH recording a solid 10 percent surge in […]

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You Can Now Use Crypto to Take out a Real Mortgage on Virtual Land

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn It’s not Thursday, but this story sure feels like a throwback to headlines from last year’s cryptocurrency mania: crypto enthusiasts have begun using their tokens to take out real mortgages on virtual land. Decentraland & Ripio Partner for Crypto Mortgage Service This phenomenon has been made possible through a partnership between […]