‘Shocked He Went There:’ Crypto Takes Sides On Binance’s Alleged Bitcoin Reorg Plan

Cryptocurrency’s best-known figures continue to debate exchange Binance’s handling of its $40 million hack amid claims executives planned to undo past Bitcoin transactions.  Binance CEO Rejects Reorg In a lengthy debate still playing out on social media, Binance received mixed reviews after CEO Changpang Zhao appeared to suggest there was a plan to conduct a […]

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Elon Musk Asks For Ethereum Development Ideas In Apparent Plug While Price Stalls

Tesla founder and self-confessed cryptocurrency lover Elon Musk surprised the industry once again this week, tweeting content about altcoin Ethereum (ETH). Ethereum Markets Fail To React To Musk In several tweets on April 29, Musk, who has become something of a mythical figure in cryptocurrency, set social media commentators guessing with just two words: “Ethereum” […]

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No Vitalik, No One Wants a Bitcoin ‘App’ on Ethereum’s ‘Smartphone’

The Ethereum ERC20 token backed by Bitcoin has just 13 token holders and 16 transactions to its name, data reveals. Buterin: Bitcoin Functionality ‘Too Limited’ ‘Wrapped Bitcoin,’ which debuted in January from BitGo, caused confusion among cryptocurrency figures when developers announced it late last year. Now, in a further sign of the limited appeal of […]

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Binance Chain Will Charge ‘Close’ To $100K to List New Coins

The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, revealed that the company’s decentralized exchange (DEX), Binance Chain, will charge ‘close’ to $100,000 for listing new coins.  $100K Listing Fee Set ‘Deliberately’ In a 45-minute live ask-me-anything (AMA), CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, said that there will be a listing fee for new coins on the company’s DEX – […]

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‘Ethereum 2.0’ PoS Blockchain Aims to Cut Energy Use by 99%

Ethereum not only hopes to maintain its position as one of the world’s largest cryptocurrencies but also to achieve supremacy by becoming more energy efficient. Ethereum leadership plans to accomplish this objective by minimizing blockchain energy consumption by 99 percent. ‘Ethereum 2.0’ PoS Blockchain Being Built From Scratch Vitalik Buterin, inventor and co-founder of Ethereum, […]

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Ethereum Foundation Grants $120K to Philly Data-Transparency Startup TrueBlocks

TrueBlocks received the award to continue working towards a “fully-decentralized way to access data from any Ethereum address or smart contract.” The money will support the project over the next six months. Transparent Future Company founder, Thomas Jay Rush, envisions a world where transparency is king. To the point where anybody could check an organization’s […]

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Vitalik Buterin Asks: Does Rothschild Conspiracy Theory Extend to Crypto?

Wilma Woo · May 27, 2018 · 9:00 pm Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin questioned the authenticity of the Rothschild banking empire after rumors emerged of its plans to enter the cryptocurrency market. ‘Old-money-type High Society People’ In various posts in the /r/ethereum subreddit on May 26, Buterin focused on the potential impact of the Rothschilds’ […]

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‘Losing Credibility’? Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Hints He’s Pro-Establishment

Wilma Woo · April 20, 2018 · 2:30 pm Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin seemed to confirm he is “establishment-friendly” in a new interview which has led to a critical reception from cryptocurrency figures. ‘Very Revealing’ Speaking to the Financial Times in a piece published April 18, Buterin was economical with his words but provided some […]

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Deepak Chopra: The Right Guest for the Ethereal Conference?

Nick Chong · April 16, 2018 · 3:15 am The Ethereal conference, set to begin on May 11th, has fallen on some controversy involving one of its newly announced guests, Deepak Chopra.  Ethereal brings futurists, entrepreneurs, investors, media icons, government officials, artists, musicians, and humanitarians for a day of storytelling and knowledge sharing. This is […]

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