Monthly Archives: May 2018

The First Version of Ethereum’s Casper Upgrade Has Been Published

A new version of the code behind Casper, a planned change to the way the ethereum network reaches consensus, has been published for wider scrutiny by auditors and client developers. Danny Ryan, the developer behind Casper FFG, posted a version 0.1.0 “first release” of the code to GitHub Tuesday, noting, “v0.1.0 marks us more clearly tagging releases to help clients and external auditors more easily track the contract and changes.” (Short for “Friendly Finality Gadget,” FFG is the first iteration of Casper, and will possibly be followed by […]

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Cryptocurrency Record Prices Could be Closer Than what we Think – Consensus Conference

“Already one of the largest crypto conferences in the world, attendance this year is up dramatically and coming at a time when Bitcoin/Crypto is down YTD. Hence, we expect the Consensus rally to be even larger than past years.” Managing partner at Fundstrat Global Advisors – Tom Lee, added the above quotation about cryptocurrency prices being impacted heavily positive by the upcoming Consensus Conference that will begin May 14. This is the fourth year that the conference is taking place and expected to welcome and open doors […]

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Ethereum (ETH) Not Holding Back as its Performance Showcases Great Future Potential

At the time of writing, Bitcoin blockchain network is dealing with around 230k transactions for the good btc miners charge a total fee of 37 btc for the last day that equals to $340,000. However, the second runner in the very famous crypto-show: Ethereum (ETH), is not standing behind Bitcoin on that aspect at all as it reached 800k transactions with a 515 ETH fee that sums up at $375,000. Following up, Litecoin and Monero are standing at around the same amount when it comes to fees [$4,000] while […]

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IOTA (MIOTA) Partners With Multinational Schindler Group, Welcomes Technophile Andrew Greve

IOTA Foundation has entered into a business alliance with Schindler Group, at the same time it employed Michael Niles as its new Board of Director, and Andrew Greve, who is currently finishing his Ph.D. in Political Science at Rutgers University as its Online Community Liaison (OCL). Michael Niles, according to a report that confirmed the partnership with Schindler, “is an advocate and an early adopter of the Industrial Internet who has been on the learning curve of deploying smart, connected and data-driven capabilities”. He has been saddled with […]

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Bitmain’s Antminer Z9 Mini Designed to Mine Zcash, Threatens ASIC Resistance

Mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain has announced the release of its new Antminer Z9 mini, an ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) miner capable of mining any cryptocurrency running the Equihash proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm. This includes, most notably, Zcash. The company made the announcement via its Twitter page: “Pleased to announce the Antminer Z9 mini, an ASIC miner to mine #Equihash-based cryptocurrencies. To prevent hoarding and to let more individuals worldwide get one, we’ve set a limit of one miner per user. Order … now while stock lasts!” Zcash (ZEC) […]

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NYT Report: Parent Company to NYSE Is Planning a Bitcoin Exchange

Intercontinental Exchange, also known as ICE, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), wants to establish its own cryptocurrency exchange. The New York Times (NYT) first reported on the developments on May 7, 2018, after four individuals divulged the plans and related emails to the newspaper. While sparse in exact details, the report reveals that the exchange, which would be built for “large investors” in mind, would permit direct bitcoin trading, not futures contracts as we’ve seen with the CBOE and CME. According to […]

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Distributed Event Series and the Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network Present:

In partnership with the Distributed Event Series and the Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network, “Distributed Dialogues” gives listeners a detailed look into the cryptocurrency and enterprise blockchain ecosystem by giving voice to the people, ideas and projects that make it possible.  Jennifer O’Rourke on the Illinois Blockchain Initiative and the “correct” digital identity solution. This first episode of “Distributed Dialogues” features an interview with Jennifer O’Rourke, former business liaison with the Illinois Blockchain Initiative. The Initiative took a three-pronged strategy to quickly gain knowledge, facilitate development of the technology ecosystem and actively experiment […]

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Crypto Investing #101 – How Our Investing Strategies Have Changed Since ICO’s Have Changed

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First 100K Tron (TRX) Loan Reward Distribution: A Big Development For Tron

Even though a gigantic development is on the way, Tron (TRX) deems it fit to create more awareness in the space with a finance program tagged ‘TRON LOAN’ which aims at inspiring community developers to build, explore and innovate new ideas and project with TRON blockchain network while simultaneously enriching the network. The altcoin, on its Medium page today announced that the Loan program which began two weeks ago has seen the release of the first 100K reward. “Since project launch, we have received almost 100 applications […]

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PR: ASKfm to Tokenize Social Interactions. 215 Million Users Involved

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Rumor confirmed Leaks have appeared all over the web for the past month or so, but it’s official now. ASKfm announced its blockchain-based upgrade ASKfm 2.0 claiming to monetize knowledge in all of its forms. No wonder such a move form a […]

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