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Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Slams Bitcoin SV: ‘Obviously a Complete Scam’

By CCN: Ethereum wunderkind Vitalik Buterin maintained his hardline stance on Bitcoin SV in a recent interview, calling Craig Wright’s cryptocurrency a “complete scam.” Speaking with YouTuber Hardcore Crypto, Buterin left little room for interpretation regarding his thoughts on BSV. The Ethereum co-founder also gave his thoughts on decentralized exchanges and the worryingly centralized accumulation […]

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Code For Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake Blockchain to Be Finalized Next Month

Code for ethereum’s highly-anticipated proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain is on course to be finalized as early as sometime next month. In a bi-weekly call between ethereum developers, Ethereum Foundation researcher Justin Drake said that code specifications for the first phase of ethereum’s transition to a proof-of-stake network were “on track” to be finalized by June 30. […]

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Elon Musk Wants Crypto’s Best Ideas. Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Delivers 13

Elon Musk is getting deeper and deeper down the cryptocurrency habit hole. After yesterday’s mysterious tweet which read simply “Ethereum,” the Tesla chief then asked Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin for suggestions on what to develop on the blockchain platform. What should be developed on Ethereum? — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 30, 2019 Buterin responded with […]

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Funding Approved for Audit of Ethereum’s ProgPoW Mining Proposal

Ethereum developers announced today that funding has been approved to audit hotly-contested code change “Progressive Proof-of-Work” (ProgPoW). Since February, developers have been gathering finances to launch a third-party audit of the ProgPoW code. Today, during a weekly meeting, it was announced that the targeted amount of 50,000 DAI (equivalent to roughly $ 50,000) has been […]

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Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Clashes With Bitcoin-Basher ‘Dr. Doom’

Perennial Bitcoin basher and anti-cryptocurrency campaigner, Nouriel Roubini and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin had a heated debate at the second edition of the Deconomy blockchain event in Seoul, South Korea. Broken Record: Roubini Has Nothing New to Say Nouriel ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini – a New York University economics professor regurgitated his old hits, calling cryptocurrency […]

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Ethereum’s ProgPoW Mining Change to Be Considered for Istanbul Upgrade

The code designed to enact ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul, may feature the inclusion of a controversial mining algorithm said to allow for broader participation in its network. Discussed Tuesday during a meeting of project managers working on the world’s second-largest blockchain, Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1057, also known as Progressive Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW), has been long debated. […]