Vitalik Buterin: Early Versions of Ethereum Were Supposed to Launch on Bitcoin

Vitalik Buterin: Early Versions of Ethereum Were Supposed to Launch on Bitcoin

Earlier this week, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin revealed that early versions of Ethereum were set to be launched on top of the Bitcoin protocol. In the early days of bitcoin, the function OP_RETURN was used by several major blockchain networks i…

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Augur Founder: Not Enough Developers are Working on Ethereum Scaling & Development

Augur Founder: Not Enough Developers are Working on Ethereum Scaling & Development

Joey Krug, the founder of Augur, the decentralized prediction market build on top of the Ethereum protocol, believes there is a shortage of talented developers working on Ethereum scaling solutions. In September, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin not…

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Vitalik Buterin: 90% of ICOs Will Fail

Vitalik Buterin: 90% of ICOs Will Fail

At the ETHWaterloo hackathon held in Canada and judged by representatives from companies including Coinbase, Consensys, Slock.It and Augur, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin stated that 90 percent of initial coin offering (ICO) projects or ERC20 toke…

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Bitcoin May End Up being a Bigger Idea than Amazon or Apple, Says Ark Investment Management

Bitcoin May End Up being a Bigger Idea than Amazon or Apple, Says Ark Investment Management

Bitcoin may be a bigger idea than Amazon or Apple. That’s according to Catherine Wood, CEO and CIO of Ark Investment Management, and reporters from The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. In a PBS interview, with Charlie Rose, they spoke about the futur…

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How Second-Layer Solutions Enable Private Transactions and Help Ethereum To Scale

How Second-Layer Solutions Enable Private Transactions and Help Ethereum To Scale

Since early 2017, the developers behind most leading public blockchain networks such as Bitcoin and Ethereum have begun to actively develop second-layer solutions mainly for scalability purposes. Most notably, in Bitcoin, the Bitcoin Core development t…

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Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin on Lack of Incentives for Public Projects, Possible Solutions

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin on Lack of Incentives for Public Projects, Possible Solutions

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, has been vocal about the lack of incentives for public open-source projects and developers contributing to the open-source codebase of Ethereum and its scaling solutions. Core developers for public blockchai…

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The Night Poloniex Listed Ethereum Classic

The Night Poloniex Listed Ethereum Classic

Note: The following is a story of the events that led to the survival of the original Ethereum chain after the hard fork related to The DAO incident was activated. The story is told from the perspective of the author. Within hours of Ethereum’s hard fork to reassign funds away from the hacker who found […]

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From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

In a sign that cryptocurrencies are beginning to gain widespread acceptance, this tech-savvy Baltic nation aims to become the first country in the world to launch its own ICO

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$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin Reach Similar Scalability?

$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin Reach Similar Scalability?

Bitcoin fees have significantly decreased over the past few months, especially since the lock-in of the Bitcoin Core development team’s scaling solution and transaction malleability fix Segregated Witness (SegWit) and the proposal of SegWit2x. Leading bitcoin wallet platforms including Blockchain, the second largest non-custodial bitcoin wallet application behind Coinbase, currently recommends a $0.88 fee for […]

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Thai Central Bank Meets With Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin & OmiseGo

Thai Central Bank Meets With Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin & OmiseGo

Earlier this week, Omise, the venture capital-backed startup behind the Ethereum-based technology OmiseGo, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and the Central Bank of Thailand came together to discuss the future of the Thai economy and its finance sector. Launched in 2013, Omise have strived to produce an efficient and secure infrastructure for payment processing using blockchain […]

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