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Ethereum gas usage reaches all-time high as coin’s price rallies to breach $200 mark

September has been a month of optimism for the Ethereum community. After the price rallied over a mundane period of price activity in the ongoing bear market, the last couple of weeks witnessed the second-largest virtual asset exhibiting strong market fundamentals that translated into positive price activity. At press time, Ethereum’s price had registered a […]

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Venture Capitalist Has No Love Left For Ethereum Now

In 2017, Union Square Ventures co-founder and managing partner, Fred Wilson had said that Ethereum’s market cap will surpass that of Bitcoin by year-end. That didn’t happen and now he is taking his words back, for good.  Wilson: Ethereum ‘Confounds’ Me Not just the USV chief, Ethereum has left many of its investors in a Read more…

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Ethereum tokens locked up in DeFi apps reach a yearly-high of 2.773 million ETH

In the cryptocurrency space, major assets like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash are generally focused on transactions or payments. However, Ethereum, the 2nd largest virtual asset in the market, also has its own platform where users are able to create their own decentralization applications [dApps]. One category of dApps that have been gaining mass traction […]

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Top 5 Smart Contract Platforms To Watch in 2020

The number of blockchain-based smart contract development platforms available to crypto developers is now greater than ever. Over the last 18 months, a Cambrian explosion in smart contract platforms has resulted in an embarrassment of riches and a plethora of options. No longer are crypto projects forced to choose between network effects (Ethereum) and scalability Read more…

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EOS is De Facto Centralized, Says Wikipedia Co-founder

Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger does not want to develop his decentralized applications atop EOS blockchain. The veteran technologist, who chose EOS to run his decentralized content distribution platform Everipedia, threatened to fire the blockchain project. He criticized EOS for becoming a de facto centralized ledger controlled entirely by the Chinese entities. Stating that Everipedia couldn’t Read more…

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Buterin Considers zk-STARKS, Plasma, Casper, Bitcoin Cash for Enhancing Ethereum’s Efficiency

The developers of Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest platform for building and deploying decentralized applications (dApps), have been experimenting with different approaches for effectively scaling the smart contract platform. Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin has considered using other blockchain platforms as data layers for the Ethereum network. These platforms include Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Read more…

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Tron Weekly Report: DApp progress on show as Justin Sun reveals future plans

Tron’s updates and developments have been treated with great positive fervor by the community and that has been evident in the user engagement between ‘Tronics.’ Justin Sun, CEO of the Tron Foundation, has ensured that the community knows about everything going on within the cryptocurrency organization, something evidenced by the latest Tron Weekly report. Sun […]

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CryptoKitties Now Sells Its Crypto Collectible Cats for Around $1

Remember when virtual cat game CryptoKitties collapsed the Ethereum network? The feline frenzy in 2017 saw gaming fanatics spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on digital cats with zero tangible utility. Now most of them go for about $1.21 (0.0045 ETH). CryptoKitties Paralyzed the Ethereum Blockchain Back in the day, the number of users flocking Read more…

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What is EIP 1973 and how can it Impact Decentralized Applications

By its very nature, Ethereum, just like any permission-less blockchain is open sourced. This means that the underlying code that creates this decentralized infrastructure is open and accessible for anyone to look at, review, and contribute to. This represents the culmination of the individual efforts of tens, if not hundreds of developers around the world. Read more…

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FinCEN Unveils New Bitcoin Guidelines: Here’s What You Need to Know

On Thursday (May 9, 2019), the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published new guidelines showing how anti-money laundering (AML) laws apply to Bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency in general. Mandatory KYC for P2P Bitcoin Trading Platforms In a tweet published on Friday (May 10, 2019) notable cryptocurrency legal expert Jake Chervinsky provided Read more…