Ethereum’s functionality has lured a huge number of new ICOs onto the platform, as companies seek to easily create coins or tokens with various features. However, the recent CryptoKitties DApp has proven that the network can be slowed by transaction volume. And while smart contracts have made the Ethereum Blockchain more functional than Bitcoin’s for some companies, security risks […]
December 28, 2017 9:22 PM For the first time since 2015, the United States has a new National Security Strategy. The document is heavy on national security, light on strategy, and weightless in its comprehension of emerging technologies and social trends. The president is required by law to periodically prepare a document highlighting US national […]
Key Highlights ETH price is moving lower from the $761 swing high and is now below $740 against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major bullish trend line at $746 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX). The pair might continue to decline towards the $715 and $700 support […]
December 28, 2017 7:15 PM Russian lawmakers issued limitations for investors and businesses initiating token offerings. On December 28, 2017, it was revealed by the Russian finance ministry that regulatory measures aimed at token offerings will put caps on what companies can raise via crowdfunding, and limits on how much unqualified investors can commit. State […]
December 28, 2017 11:13 PM South Korea may pass a law giving its government the power to shut down cryptocurrency exchanges. Regulators in the country have also discussed beefing up the know-your-customer and anti-money laundering standards to which exchanges and the banks providing them services must adhere. A December 28 press release from the South […]
December 28, 2017 8:02 PM Let’s imagine for a moment that we’re playing intramural basketball. Your team is scheduled to play a game this afternoon, but you’re the only player that’s available. My friends and I arrive at the gym and we want to play, too. But unfortunately, since we haven’t registered with the league, […]
December 28, 2017 4:39 PM It pays to double-check your numbers. Unfortunately, one altcoin amateur learned that lesson the hard way. Oops. In a less than delightful Christmas story, a hapless cryptocurrency user relieved himself of $73,786 worth of tokens. It appears that the unfortunate individual accidentally entered his gas fee in the field for […]
December 28, 2017 6:24 PM After tweets shilling altcoins were sent from John McAfee’s Twitter handle, the software mogul announced that the account had been hacked. On December 27, 2017, the Twitter account of cybersecurity guru and operator of one of the largest mining operations in North America, John McAfee, suffered an apparent hack. McAfee […]
Mining Ethereum on your own can be difficult: you need to buy a PC, graphics cards, make sure the PC has a power supply that’s large enough to support the graphics cards, and install and configure the mining software. Then there’s the cost of electricity to keep the PC running all day and all night, […]
Vitalik Buterin is known and revered in crypto circles as the founder of Ethereum, the world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency. On Wednesday, he shot some fiery wisdom at crypto investors, arguing that they “should heed these words of warning.” Otherwise, Buterin may abandon the Ethereum project altogether. His advice began in a retweet of @AmirPolyteknik, who claimed […]
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