Ethereum Miners May Be Exposed to a Hacker Mass-Scan Campaign

Think you’re working hard at making an extra income even while prices are down? If you’re not careful and don’t heed the warnings about port 8545, you may just see all your ETH disappear overnight. According to crypto-jacking and cybersecurity research firm Bad Packets, a mass-scan campaign is active at the moment. Hackers are on […]

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CFTC Wants to Know More About Ethereum: Are ETH Futures on the Horizon?

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wants to know more about other cryptocurrencies apart from Bitcoin, starting with Ethereum. The Commission has issued an official Request for Input (RFI) on the matter. Request for Input: Ethereum In a press release published on Tuesday (December 11, 2018), the Commission expressed its desire to become […]

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Bitcoin vs Ethereum: Differences, Advantages and Disadvantages – Which is Better?

Bitcoin and Ethereum are undoubtedly among the most widely discussed cryptocurrencies, especially after the unparalleled bull run at the end of 2017 launched prices to unseen heights. While they are among the leading and most popular cryptocurrencies, the technology backing each one of them is fairly remote.  Let’s have a look at the most important […]

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‘People Have Panicked’ – BTC Price Rout Business as Usual for John McAfee

Bitcoin’s big names came together to reassure “panicked” investors November 20 after the BTC price today slid beyond recent lows to hit $4500. Resistance Eyed At $4K The continuing result of Bitcoin Cash’s instability after it hard forked last week, BTC/USD 00 hit its lowest in over a year, finding support only around $4480. At […]

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Bitly Blocks 200 Links From Andreas Antonopoulos’ ‘Mastering Ethereum’

Bitly (bit.ly) has come under fire from cryptocurrency circles after the business appeared to block all the links from Andreas Antonopoulos’ new book. Bitly Silent On Surprise Block Antonopoulos, who is weeks away from publishing his latest guide, ‘Mastering Ethereum,’ publicly took issue with the URL shortening service and link management platform on social media after a […]

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BitGo Hopes You’re Hungry For A Bitcoin Wrap on the Ethereum Blockchain

BitGo yesterday announced Wrapped Bitcoin, an ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain, fully backed by bitcoin. The project, in partnership with Kyber Network and Republic Protocol, will launch in January 2019. And Twitter asked… Why? As we should now expect from the Twitterverse, responses were swift and brutal. Andreas M. Antonopoulos received twice as many likes […]

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Ethfinex Hopes to Break Stalemate by Offering In-Platform ICOs and Token Sales

Ethfinex plans to host token sales and ICOs within its platform. The company has developed what they believe to be a more equitable method for involving investors in ICOs. Will Decentralized ICOs Level the Playing Field? Ethfinex will soon offer users the opportunity to participate in token sales and ICOs provided directly through the exchange […]

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Ethereum Foundation Grants $120K to Philly Data-Transparency Startup TrueBlocks

TrueBlocks received the award to continue working towards a “fully-decentralized way to access data from any Ethereum address or smart contract.” The money will support the project over the next six months. Transparent Future Company founder, Thomas Jay Rush, envisions a world where transparency is king. To the point where anybody could check an organization’s […]

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London Block Exchange Launching Crypto Pound-Backed Stablecoin

The London Block Exchange said they have permission to launch a new virtual currency, the LBXPeg. The stablecoin would be backed by UK Pound Sterling reserves. The London Block Exchange (LBX) is planning to release a new virtual currency pegged to the Pound Sterling. The startup’s CEO Benjamin Dives told Business Insider the first “cryptopound” would […]

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Doomsday for Ethereum? Why Some Analysts Are Shorting ETH

Popular technology publisher TechCrunch recently published a bold prediction. It comes from Jeremy Rubin, founder of the MIT Digital Currency initiative, who believes that the price of Ethereum will go to zero. Considering the spectacular success of Ethereum over the last year, this may seem ridiculous. So what is there to back this claim up? […]

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