Tag: eth

  • New Zealand Cryptopia Exchange Hack Continues

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    Two weeks after it first reported a hack, New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia is still compromised by cyber criminals, according to a blog post from blockchain infrastructure firm Elementus on Jan. 29. The exchange suspended services after detecting a major hack that reportedly “resulted in significant losses” on Jan. 15. Cryptopia stated that the hack occurred […]

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  • Crypto’s 80% Plunge Is Now Worse Than the Dot-Com Crash

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    Selloff is now deeper than the early 2000s rout in tech stocks  Ether leads losses on Wednesday, extending a brutal September The Great Crypto Crash of 2018 looks more and more like one for the record books. As virtual currencies plumbed new depths on Wednesday, the MVIS CryptoCompare Digital Assets 10 Index extended its collapse […]

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  • A Phone Call Could Impact Ethereum’s Future – And It’s Happening Today

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    By Laura Desmond That’s a summary of the diverse set of ethereum stakeholders that will be in attendance at an upcoming developer call, according to Ethereum Foundation communication officer Hudson Jameson. Set to take place at 14:00 UTC Friday, the live-streamed meeting aims to address some of the platform’s most challenging questions ahead of its system-wide upgrade […]

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  • Millions of Dollars Are Being Sent to a Ponzi Like Ethereum Smart Contract Game That Might Never End

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      By Laura Desmond Revolutionizing finance, industry, entertainment, games, is one thing, but revolutionizing ponzi schemes? Kids! With their silly memes and flashy graphics, they are attracting some 25,000 transactions in a day, amounting to 15,000 eth ($8 million) changing hands yesterday. Far more “transactions” however have been made in speculations. Will millions of eth […]

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  • 4 Real World Blockchain Applications

    by levent

    By Laura Desmond It will be an understatement to say that the Blockchain Technology is one of the most innovations of this century. Whenever we think of it, we automatically associate with the cryptocurrencies, and primarily bitcoin. However, that notion is changing at a rapid rate. More and more people are seeing that the decentralization and transparency that comes along with the blockchain […]

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  • Understanding Vyper: The slick New Ethereum language

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    By Laura Desmond  A comprehensive guide on Vyper, the slick new Ethereum language Vyper is a general-purpose, experimental programming language that compiles down to EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) bytecode, as does Solidity. However, Vyper is designed to massively simplify the process in order to create easier-to-understand Smart Contracts that are more transparent for all parties involved, and have fewer points of […]

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  • Smart Contracts of the Future? Vyper and Plutus

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    By Laura Desmond As a developer, one thing that you should realize is the importance of constant education. The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain is in a constant state of motion. The norm a year back ago could be completely irrelevant months from now.  So, in the spirit of this constant change, we are going to give you […]

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  • ‘Mad Skillz’: Elon Musk Is Impressed by Ethereum Scam Bots on Twitter

    by levent

    Billionaire entrepreneur and engineer Elon Musk has recently called attention to scam bots that impersonate famous people on Twitter to steal Ethereum (ETH) and other cryptocurrencies from their victims. Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin subsequently reacted to Musk’s tweet, suggesting on July 9 that CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey should take measures to ameliorate the situation. In his tweet, the world-famous founder […]

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  • Analyzing the Ethereum – Security Decision by the SEC

    by levent

    The purpose of this article will not be to give the news that the SEC revealed that they would not deem Ethereum to be a security. That has already been well-established by multiple outlets. Instead, however, the purpose of this news will be to dissect the SEC’s decision and try to make an educated deduction, […]

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  • Basketball Team Sacramento Kings Mine Ethereum to Fund Tech Education Scholarships

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    By Laura Desmond The Sacramento Kings basketball team has teamed up with a crypto mining hardware firm to install mining machines in an indoor arena, with the crypto earnings funding a scholarship program, local news outlet The Sacramento Bee reported yesterday, June 28. The Kings have partnered with company MiningStore for the installation of Ethereum (ETH) mining machines in Sacramento’s Golden […]

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