What is Giftcoin? “Giftcoin aims to disrupt the $500 billion charitable donation market by providing complete transparency in charitable giving.” ~Alex Howard, Co-Founder ICO Alert Quick Facts Giftcoin is building a network where donors can be certain their money is being used ethically 1 ETH = 6000 GIFT tokens March 20, 2018 — April 20, 2018 (ICO 1), […]
iStock.com/Evgeny Gromov Ethereum News Update Ever since the dawn of cryptocurrencies, two things have been true: 1) Retail investors are excited about distributed ledgers/blockchain technology, and 2) Institutions are not. Now that paradigm is changing. You don’t have to go back very far to see what I’m talking about. At the end of 2017, Ethereum […]
So-called “sharding” may still be theoretical, but the promising implications of the concept are becoming more and more real. At least that’s the case on ethereum, where developers are beginning to see the scaling solution, which would essentially split the blockchain into parts that would run on different servers, as an opportunity to test fundamental assumptions […]
On Tuesday, five companies that sought to conduct initial coin offerings (ICOs) in Massachusetts were ordered not to sell unregistered or non-exempt securities in the state. On March 27, 2018, the secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, William Francis Galvin, issued consent orders regarding five companies that sought to conduct ICOs in the state. All […]
Several core developers are seriously discussing the possibility of using rent fees to fund the continued presence of individual EDCCs on the Ethereum network. If a contract’s rent is not paid, it would become inaccessible, at least temporarily. At a recent workshop in Taiwan, Ethereum developers, including Raul Jordan, Vlad Zamfir, Philip Daian, and founder […]
East Africa-based charity GiveDirectly has expanded into cryptocurrency with a $1 mln donation in crypto tokens from decentralized payment network OmiseGO, it announced Tuesday, March 27. The donation, which OmiseGO contributed together with Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin, will see GiveDirectly continue an experimental scheme aimed directly at refugees, providing 12,000 grants to families in Uganda. […]
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