Cornell Professor Claims Ethereum is More Distributed and Decentralized Than Bitcoin

Cornell Professor Claims Ethereum is More Distributed and Decentralized Than Bitcoin

According to a study led by Cornell professor Emin Gun Sirer, Cornell research professor Robbert van Renesse, and LinkedIn researcher Adem Efe Gencer, Ethereum’s nodes are better distributed than bitcoin, and thus the network is more decentralized than…

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South Korean Police Did Not Raid Cryptocurrency Exchanges, FUD Triggers Market

South Korean Police Did Not Raid Cryptocurrency Exchanges, FUD Triggers Market

This week, several Western mainstream media outlets have falsely reported that South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges were “raided” by local police and authorities. More inaccurate reports regarding the current state of the South Korean cryptocurrency e…

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Crypto Craze: Towards A Bursting Bubble?

Crypto Craze: Towards A Bursting Bubble?

Cryptocurrencies had an incredible year in 2017: Bitcoin jumped more than 1,300%, Ethereum rallied 8,600%, and the overall cryptocurrency market rose to nearly US$650 billion by the end of the year, an astronomical 3,720% increase compared with January…

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Ethereum Pioneer and Early Contributor Says ETH Could Triple in 2018

Ethereum Pioneer and Early Contributor Says ETH Could Triple in 2018

Ether, the cryptocurrency native to the Ethereum network, could triple in value in 2018 as businesses in various industries are beginning to recognize the potential of Ethereum. The surge in the number of projects being built on the platform, coupled w…

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South Korean Cryptocurrency Mania: Exchanges are Adding More Employees Than Banks

South Korean Cryptocurrency Mania: Exchanges are Adding More Employees Than Banks

South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges including Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit are adding more employees than banks and financial institutions, local mainstream news networks have reported. YTN, one of South Korea’s largest mainstream media outlets, reve…

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As Ethereum Surpasses $100 Billion, Can Powerful Decentralized Applications Justify its Market Cap?

As Ethereum Surpasses $100 Billion, Can Powerful Decentralized Applications Justify its Market Cap?

Ethereum, the smart contracts protocol that supports decentralized applications, has surpassed $100 billion in market valuation for the first time in its two-year history. Over the past three months, Ethereum has seen the emergence of some of the most …

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Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin: Focus Less on Profit, More on Achievements

Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin: Focus Less on Profit, More on Achievements

In late December, Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin stated that if all the cryptocurrency community achieves is memes and immature puns, he will leave the sector for good. “If all that we accomplish is lambo memes and immature puns about ‘sharting’, the…

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Plasma Can Save Ethereum From CryptoKitty Level Congestion

Plasma Can Save Ethereum From CryptoKitty Level Congestion

Earlier this year, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and Lightning co-author Joseph Poon announced Plasma, a second-layer scaling infrastructure for the Ethereum protocol. In a recent blog post, the development team behind Bankex, an Ethereum-based o…

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First Decentralized Casino on Ethereum is Legalized by The Curaçao Government

First Decentralized Casino on Ethereum is Legalized by The Curaçao Government

The government of Curaçao, a Dutch Caribbean island well known for its scuba diving market and regulated casino industry, has officially legalized and issued a casino license to Edgeless, a decentralized application launched on top of the Ethereum prot…

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CryptoKitties Now Tradable with USD, EUR

CryptoKitties Now Tradable with USD, EUR

CryptoKitties, the viral Ethereum video game that lets players collect and breed digital cats, are now trading on the OPSkins virtual gaming assets marketplace. The listing enables users to instantly buy and trade the digital cats using US dollars, eur…

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