Ethereum

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Publishes Latest Client Specs in Blockchain Standards Push

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the standards body seeking a common approach for businesses using ethereum’s code, has released a third version of its client specification, as well as updates on privacy and performance. Announced Monday at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2019 conference, EEA released its Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification V3, which simplifies permissioning systems, inherent to enterprise […]

Analysis

Latest Bitcoin Price Rally Made Mining Profitable: Analyst

The latest bitcoin price rally pushed the cryptocurrency’s price above its average production cost, at least according to Alex Krüger. The crypto market analyst noted that bitcoin mining difficulty increased substantially following the asset’s so-called bottom formation on December 15, 2018, in $ $ 3,100-3,200 range. That signified that more miners were entering the bitcoin economy […]

Bitcoin

The Bigger Picture Behind Bitcoin’s Latest Price Rebound

Bitcoin’s out-of-the-blue bounce over the $ 5,000 mark this month has prompted some predictable pontificating from price-obsessed people within and outside the cryptocurrency community. Investors who are long-cryptocurrencies have gleefully pronounced that the Crypto Winter, which began when bitcoin’s bubble burst at the end of 2017, is now mercifully over. The most optimistic are forecasting […]

Bitcoin

The Media’s Cringeworthy Coverage of Bitcoin’s Latest Price Surge

Mainstream news coverage of cryptocurrency is often disingenuous or factually incorrect – that’s certainly no surprise given the nascent technology is widely misunderstood. But if one would have thought that recent milestones – bitcoin’s 10th anniversary, the arrival of crypto projects from the likes of JP Morgan and Facebook – would have encouraged the media to […]

Ethereum

ConsenSys Picks Latest 10 Blockchain Startups for Accelerator Program

ConsenSys Ventures, the investment arm of ethereum development studio ConsenSys, has selected 10 blockchain startups for the second cohort of its accelerator program Tachyon. Announcing the news on Monday, ConsenSys Ventures said that the selected startups for the Tachyon 2.0 program are focused on building new blockchain-based solutions across data privacy, encryption, healthcare and decentralized […]