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Ether Price Soars 1,000% As China Interest in Ethereum Grows

Ether Price Soars 1,000% As Chinese Interest in Ethereum Grows

The price of ether, the cryptocurrency native of the Ethereum network, soared 76% in the past month and 1,000% since the beginning of the year. The continued rally is sustained by news of several...
Litecoin Price Spikes Amid SegWit Activation

Litecoin Price Spikes Amid SegWit Activation

Segregated Witness (SegWit), a code update best known for its role in Bitcoin's scaling debate, is due to activate on the Litecoin network today. News of SegWit implementation sparked optimism amongst investors. Litecoin had...
New Marketplace Uses Blockchain to Improve Artwork Trading and Enable Fractional Ownership

New Marketplace Uses Blockchain to Shake up Art Investing

By leveraging blockchain technology, Maecenas aims to democratize access to the art market and lower entry barriers by allowing investors to own shares in pieces of art.Maecenas is a new marketplace for fine art...
Bitcoin Privacy

Blockstream CTO Greg Maxwell on the Potential Hurdles to Better Privacy in Bitcoin

At a recent presentation at the Coinbase headquarters in San Francisco, Blockstream CTO and Bitcoin Core contributor Greg Maxwell discussed the challenges of implementing privacy enhancements in Bitcoin, specifically in terms of the Confidential...
Fermat Launches Internet of People Consortium to Boost Research, Pilot Projects

Fermat Launches Internet of People Consortium to Boost Research, Pilot Projects

Fermat, a collaborative, open-source technology project, has announced the launch of the Internet of People (IoP) Consortium, an initiative aimed at boosting academic research and encourage university-led pilot projects related to the "person-to-person economy."The...
New Ethereum Platform Seeks to Transform How Companies Are Created and Managed

Ethereum Platform Aragon to Power “Next-Gen Decentralized Organizations”

Built on Ethereum, Aragon is a decentralized management platform specifically developed to disintermediate the creation and maintenance of companies, NGOs, foundations and other organizations all around the world.Co-founders Luis Cuende and Jorge Izquierdo said...

The 7 Steps of Estate Planning for Bitcoin and Other Digital Assets

Estate planning, which is the process of planning who gets one’s assets after they die, can be a rather confusing, cumbersome process, and those annoyances are amplified when it comes to dealing with bitcoin...
ConsenSys-Incubated Gnosis Announces Ethereum Prediction Market

ConsenSys-Incubated Gnosis Announces Ethereum Prediction Market

Gnosis, the first project founded within the Consensus Systems (ConsenSys) Ethereum development studio, has announced its decentralized platform for prediction markets.Built on Ethereum, Gnosis provides an open platform for anyone to predict the outcome...
CoinfestUK 2017

CoinFestUK Wraps up Second Bitcoin Event in Manchester

The second CoinFestUK edition was held on April 7 and 8, 2017 at the Manchester Conference Center and included prominent speakers representing the likes of OpenLedger and BTC.com. In total, 19 speaker presentations took...
Fork Resistant Bitcoin

Antonopoulos: Bitcoin is Inherently Resistant to Contentious Hard Forks

The possibility of a split of the Bitcoin network into two incompatible currency networks is worrying some bitcoin holders, but Mastering Bitcoin author Andreas Antonopoulos thinks such a scenario is “extremely unlikely” to play...

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