In the most recent episode of Into the Ether, Vitalik Buterin appears to discuss all things Ethereum. One of the subjects that came up was the Ethereum governance model. Eric Conner asked Buterin about on-chain governance models, and his thoughts on how Ethereum’s governance stacks up against them. Current Governance Model Underrated: Vitalik Buterin Buterin says that the current Ethereum governance model works pretty well, considering the problems it has guided the protocol through. I actually think that Ethereum governance is under-rated at this point. Because it’s not something that we can attach a cool name to and advertise. And
Hacked New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has resumed trading on 40 cryptocurrency pairs, quantified as ‘secured.’ However, users who held Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), and Ethereum (ETH), will be facing serious ‘haircuts.’ Cryptopia Resumes Trading New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange which went through a major security breach in the beginning of the year. The venue later announced that hackers have managed to steal as much as 9.4 percent of its total holdings in the ‘worst case.’
Nvidia, the graphics processing unit [GPU] manufacturer, and popularly used by Bitcoin [BTC] miners, is expecting the crypto-winter to thaw, and the crypto-spring to take its place. According to a report by Bloomberg, the Taiwan-based company is confident that the stockpiled inventory accumulated through the previous year will be sold off, come the expected bull […]
The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a ruling on immigration reform that comes as a major victory to President Donald Trump. In a 5 – 4 decision announced on Tuesday, the court ruled that federal immigration authorities like U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) can legally detain immigrants who are awaiting deportation after completing prison sentences for criminal offenses. Before the ruling, the politically charged question hit public consciousness following the arrest of green card holder Mony Preap in a controversial case that hit the headlines across the country. Preap, who has resided
MPHONE is a grandiose ICO project, the main goal of which is development, production and sale of innovative smartphone Mining-phone. We provide every wishing person with the opportunity to join our project and get profit from several directions of activity. The MPHONE company works in the format of a crowdfunding project to enable financial interaction with potential investors. Our task is an incremental development of the world’s first Blockchain-smartphone with a set of three unique functions in one device. With our smartphone you can: carry out mining of digital currencies; trade cryptocurrencies; securely store personal data thanks to the unique
CNBC contributor and founder of crypto investment firm BKCM, Brian Kelly, says the fact that Cboe has pulled the plug on Bitcoin futures indicates the retail sellers are exhausted. “This tells me that retail traders are out of the picture, because these Cboe futures were one contract, so about $3,900, versus CME were five [contracts], […]
Bitcoin price formed a strong support near the $3,940 level and climbed higher against the US Dollar. The price managed to clear the $3,965 and $3,980 resistance levels to move into a positive zone. Yesterday’s highlighted key bearish trend line was breached with resistance at $3,970 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data...
Bitcoin SV [BSV] turned to the bears again, after two successive market-induced bullish waves saw the coin trading in green. Following the uptrends on 15 and 18 March, the coin fell against the US dollar by 1.08 percent. The Bitcoin Cash hardfork was trading at $66.07, a drop from its previous week’s high of $72.19. The […]
The total crypto market cap is struggling to climb higher and it could break the $133.0B support. Litecoin (LTC) price moved below the $60 support and it could extend the downside correction. Bitcoin cash price declined below the $160 support and it may retest the $155 or $150 support. Tron (TRX) price failed to stay...
Ripple price is under pressure below the $0.3150 and $0.3200 resistance levels against the US dollar. The price is struggling to stay above the $0.3100 support and it could decline sharply. There is a major bearish trend line in place with resistance at $0.3140 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from...
Throughout the past five days, amidst reports about the Federal Reserve’s reluctance towards raising the interest rate, the Dow Jones has breached the 26,000-point mark for the first time since March 1. The Dow suffered early last week due to the steep sell-off of the Boeing stock, which is estimated to have cost the Dow more than 300 points but it briefly broke out of 26,000 points on March 19, showing signs of a potential short-term rally. While the Dow has slightly dropped to 25,887 points, on Tuesday, the WSJ reported that the negotiators of the U.S. and China scheduled
Cryptocurrencies existed long before the first digital coin was invented. Its theoretical construct has shared the goal of applying computer science principles and cutting edge mathematical to solve the political and practical shortcomings of traditional currencies. Its technical foundations dated back to the early 1980s when David Chaum, an American cryptographer, invented an algorithm called […]
Citibank, instead of joining the bandwagon of institutional giants like JP Morgan in creating its own digital asset, has abandoned its native cryptocurrency project. The financial service provider is instead, considering to back existing fintechs or regulators, like SWIFT. Gulru Atak, the Global Head of the company, said that they were planning to enhance the existing financial […]
If you believe Craig S. Wright is Satoshi Nakamoto, you can no longer follow him on Twitter. He is no longer on Twitter. Sources have confirmed this. All 10,000+ tweets have been deleted. The man is probably a ghost of his former self. The trolls have really done a number on him. Or have they? Perhaps it was on the advice of lawyers. After all, Wright has said he will sue everyone who calls him a fraud. A Twitter thread emerged in which dozens of people did exactly that: Craig Wright says he will sue anyone who calls him a
ETH price continues to face a strong resistance near the $138 and $140 levels against the US Dollar. The price failed to gain strength above the $139 level and remained below the $140 pivot. Yesterday’s key bearish trend line is intact with resistance near $138 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken)....
It is safe to assume that anyone with a working internet connection has heard of Facebook and its subsidiary, WhatsApp. Bloomberg reported on Dec 21, 2018, that Facebook is working on a cryptocurrency that will let users transfer money on its WhatsApp messaging app. Are cryptocurrencies at the precipice of mass adoption? Facebook boasts the […]
Bitcoin [BTC] is the most influential cryptocurrency, in terms of value, and according to recent reports, the cryptocurrency has been linked to a piece of street art in Paris, France. Pascal Boyart, a French artist, recently created and revealed a piece of street art which had a Bitcoin QR code embedded inside. Paris recently witnessed […]
Here we go again. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez continues to separate herself from moderate Democrats. She has now gone on the record with some more devastatingly narrow opinions on capitalism itself. Speaking at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin Texas, the idiot firebrand had the following thing to say about our economic model: “Capitalism is an ideology of capital – the most important thing is the concentration of capital and to seek and maximize profit…so to me capitalism is irredeemable.” Bold statements like this are precisely the sort of thing that gets AOC compared to Trump. She speaks in an
These are not the best of times for Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Fresh from dealing with a stock price crisis caused by weak sales and presumed consumer apathy, he is again facing legal action from the SEC, in addition to dealing with Tesla’s weak financial situation and amssive layoffs. In addition to all of this however, it has further emerged that Musk and Tesla are facing dozens of other lawsuits and legal actions for an eye-popping variety of reasons varying from alleged drug trafficking at a Tesla facility to labor law violations, to institutional racism within the company. Legal research
The long-standing debate about the backing of Tether’s USDT tokens has emerged again, after the company made alterations to its terms of service. It now states that the reserves backing USDT comprise of “traditional currency and cash equivalents and … other assets and receivables from loans made by Tether to third parties,” reported Bitcoin news. Even […]
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Bitcoin (BTC) has now firmly planted itself in the low-$4,000 region and appears to be increasingly building relative levels of support at the ever-so-important psychological price of $4,000. Despite this, the cryptocurrency still faces resistance levels around $4,200, which may prove to be a difficult price level to break above. Although $4,000 was only turned...
Many critics of Bitcoin often argue that its four occasionally five-figure price point is entirely unjustified based on the lack of BTC use in retail. However, over the years, plenty of companies have attempted to nurture the gradual adoption of cryptocurrency by offering to accept payment for goods and services in different digital assets. Two...
Binance has launched a new crypto-to-fiat gateway in Australia. The world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume introduced “Binance Lite Australia” on Tuesday to support crypto traders, long-term investors and newbies who want an easy way to buy Bitcoin with cash. Binance’s new cash-to-Bitcoin brokerage service will operate through a network of 1,300+ newsstands across […]
Jesse Lund, VP of Blockchain & Digital Currencies at IBM, spoke about the company’s launch of IBM Blockchain World Wire in 72 countries and in 47 currencies, during the Money 20/20 summit. At the event, he spoke about what the development meant for financial services, and also IBM’s future trends. The World Wire broke out […]
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|8||Binance Coin (BNB)||Check||$15.25||$2.15B||-3.85%|
|12||Bitcoin SV (BSV)||-||$66.47||$1.17B||0.22%|
|19||Ethereum Classic (ETC)||-||$4.61835||$503.85M||4.39%|
|23||Crypto.com Chain (CRO)||-||$0.07503||$306.97M||8.00%|
|27||USD Coin (USDC)||-||$1.01246||$243.03M||-0.37%|
|28||Basic Attention Token (BAT)||-||$0.19107||$237.63M||-1.62%|
|29||Bitcoin Gold (BTG)||-||$13.35||$232.54M||0.78%|
|44||Enjin Coin (ENJ)||-||$0.18175||$139.40M||-4.95%|
|48||Bitcoin Diamond (BCD)||-||$0.85251||$131.08M||-2.05%|
|50||Paxos Standard Token (PAX)||-||$1.01129||$121.06M||-0.53%|
|53||Huobi Token (HT)||-||$2.37521||$118.76M||13.64%|
|55||ABBC Coin (ABBC)||-||$0.25268||$115.60M||-21.34%|
|56||Pundi X (NPXS)||-||$0.00064||$110.83M||-2.29%|
|64||KuCoin Shares (KCS)||-||$0.98006||$88.15M||5.64%|
|66||Project Pai (PAI)||-||$0.05419||$78.59M||9.91%|
|67||Maximine Coin (MXM)||-||$0.04725||$77.91M||6.50%|
|69||Insight Chain (INB)||-||$0.23938||$74.70M||-5.44%|
|76||Gemini Dollar (GUSD)||-||$1.01701||$65.70M||-0.34%|
|85||FREE Coin (FREE)||-||$0.00001||$56.47M||2094.14%|
|86||Digitex Futures (DGTX)||-||$0.07620||$56.19M||-1.40%|
|92||Loom Network (LOOM)||-||$0.06697||$51.11M||0.38%|
|94||STEM CELL COIN (SCC)||-||$0.15559||$49.89M||162.14%|
|95||Safe Exchange Coin (SAFEX)||-||$0.03208||$49.51M||535.88%|