Category Archives: ethnews

Winklevoss-Backed Virtual Commodity Association Forms Working Group

Four cryptocurrency exchanges hope to create a self-regulatory framework for virtual commodity exchanges. The Virtual Commodity Association (VCA) today announced that it has formed a working group that will lay the groundwork for a virtual currency exchange self-regulatory organization (SRO). The first meeting of the group is scheduled for September.  The formation of the VCA was first suggested… Read More »

Ethereum Foundation Names Wave 3 Grant Recipients

The foundation prioritized scalability in its most recent round of grants.

Dogethereum Announces Alpha Release

Doge puts its paws to the metal with the Dogethereum bridge, but the name is associated with various projects. Much confuse. On Friday, August 17, the team behind the Dogecoin-Ethereum bridge announced the alpha release of Dogethereum. After 13 months in development, the bridge will be used to move coins from the Dogecoin blockchain to Ethereum and vice… Read More »

Indian Head Of BitConnect Arrested For Fraud

Divyesh Darji has been arrested for allegedly defrauding thousands of investors during his time as head of the now-defunct crypto exchange.

eSports Betting Platform Unikrn Being Sued Over Its ICO

A Las Vegas man is suing Unikrn, claiming the company failed to register the tokens as securities during its ongoing ICO. John Hastings claims that he and possibly many others lost money in the ICO for eSports startup Unikrn. The Las Vegas man is hoping to have his case against the company certified as a class action suit,… Read More »

ASIC Vs. GPU Debate Ignites Ahead Of Devcon4 And Constantinople Hard Fork

As the impending Constantinople hard fork and Devcon4 draw nearer, the ongoing ASIC vs. GPU mining rig debate appears to have re-emerged. Some in the mining community are campaigning to block ASIC mining rigs, arguing that failing to do so will push GPU mining operations out of business, further plummet the value of Ether, and lead to network… Read More »

Judge Sets Bail At $750,000…In Cryptocurrency

Martin Marsich can get out of jail as he awaits trial, but not for free. Martin Marsich, a Serbian and Italian national, is currently awaiting trial for allegedly hacking the computer network of San Francisco-based video game company, Electronic Arts. Surprisingly, Marsich has been ordered to post bail using cryptocurrency, according to an official statement by the US… Read More »

Bancor Publishes Yellow Paper In The Wake Of Hack, Decentralization Debate

The cryptocurrency protocol and network now has a yellow paper under its belt, but the publication’s timing points to a larger debate about decentralization.

Deloitte Releases Report On The State Of Blockchain

In its recently released report, Deloitte concludes industry has been slower to adopt blockchain technology than expected, but still believes the technology will revolutionize certain sectors. In March and April of this year, international consulting firm Deloitte surveyed executives in seven countries to learn about the state of blockchain adoption and about attitudes toward the technology. The researchers… Read More »