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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Ethereum-Based CryptoKitten Sells For $117,712

Ethereum-Based CryptoKitten Sells For $117,712

According to Etherscan, the Ethereum address of CryptoKitties decentralized application (dapp) accounts for 3.84 percent of the Ethereum network’s total daily transaction volume of over 500,000 transactions. Essentially, CryptoKitties is similar to Neo…

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With Ethereum and Bitcoin Reaching All-Time Highs, Hacking Attacks Will Increase

With Ethereum and Bitcoin Reaching All-Time Highs, Hacking Attacks Will Increase

The market valuation of bitcoin and Ethereum have reached new all-time highs, and investors including billionaire hedge fund legend Mike Novogratz believe the two cryptocurrencies could at least triple in value by the end of 2018. Amidst strong rallies…

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PROPS ICO Launches, Can Its Killer App Compete?

PROPS ICO Launches, Can Its Killer App Compete?

PROPS, created by the company behind the YouNow video streaming platform, has been added to Coinlist.co, an ICO vetting website. The ICO launched yesterday, November 29th. Normally, this writer avoids covering all ICOs, since they tend to be a crapshoo…

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Crypto Market Surges Past $300 Billion, Sights Set on JPMorgan Chase

Crypto Market Surges Past $300 Billion, Sights Set on JPMorgan Chase

The rise of the digital currency market is continuing its upward trajectory, with the combined market value setting a new record of over $300 billion during trading Monday. Figures from CoinMarketCap show that the total value reached $305.3 billion at …

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Narrative Unveils Blockchain-Powered Social Network

Narrative Unveils Blockchain-Powered Social Network

A newly founded startup called Narrative is using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to build a social media platform that rewards creators, moderators and influencers who contribute to the platform, “putting revenue in users’ pocket,…

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