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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Cryptokitties Leads to Serious Ethereum Congestion, ICOs Can’t Launch

Cryptokitties Leads to Serious Ethereum Congestion, ICOs Can’t Launch

Less than three days after CoinJournal reported that a digital cat on CryptoKitties was sold for $117,712, CryptoKitties has become the largest decentralized application on the Ethereum protocol, accounting for more than 13 percent of the network’s tra…

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Decentralized Ethereum-Based AirBnB Records 300 Listings Within Its First

Decentralized Ethereum-Based AirBnB Records 300 Listings Within Its First

CryptoCribs, a decentralized Ethereum-based application which enables users to book spaces, rooms, and houses using cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and Ethereum, has already added 300 listings within its first month of operating. Peer-to-peer networ…

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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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