Grayscale Widens Net for Ethereum Investors with Trust’s FINRA Approval

FINRA, Ethereum

By CCN.com: Digital asset investment firm Grayscale Investments, which boasts $1.2 billion in AUM, has received regulatory approval for another cryptocurrency product to be traded in the secondary market. FINRA, which is a self-regulatory organization, has given its stamp of approval to the Grayscale Ethereum Trust for the over-the-counter (OTC) markets under the trading symbol … Read more

Bitcoin, Not Blockchain: People Feverishly Search for World’s First Crypto

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By CCN.com: Around the world, the majority of searches related to cryptocurrency involve the word “Bitcoin,” a new report by ConsenSys concludes. Excepting a few Asian countries, most of the world wants to find information about Bitcoin. In the U.S., UK, Nigeria, Brazil, France, and elsewhere, roughly 70% or more of all crypto-related searches are … Read more

Researcher Nears Launch of Ava, a Crypto & Potential Ethereum Killer

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By CCN.com: The crypto ecosystem often explores which blockchain will emerge as the ‘Ethereum killer.’ So far, no network has been able to muscle the second-biggest blockchain off its perch, but now there’s a new kid in town – Ava, and it has Bitcoin, Ethereum, and even Visa in its sights. Ava is a new … Read more

R3 Lead Mike Hearn: Corda is More Like Bitcoin Than Ethereum

Mike Hearn, Bitcoin, Etthereum

By CCN.com: “Corda is more like Bitcoin,” says Mike Hearn, lead engineer for Corda, the open source blockchain of the industry consortium R3. “It owes more of its intellectual history to bitcoin than Ethereum in a way. Its’ data model is similar to Bitcoin, which enables you to have privacy because you don’t see transactions … Read more

Vitalik Buterin Eyes Research on Privacy Coin Monero’s Traceability

Vitalik Buterin, Monero

By CCN.com: Vitalik Buterin has expressed an interest in incorporating privacy features into Ethereum. He is partial to the ZK-SNARKS technology that is used in privacy coin Zcash. Nonetheless, his senses appear to be particularly keen about any developments surrounding privacy protocols. This became clear when a research paper was published entitled: “FloodXMR: Low-cost transaction flooding … Read more

ConsenSys Founder Joe Lubin: Everything About Ethereum Must Improve

Joe Lubin

By CCN.com: On a day when the Ethereum price outperformed bitcoin, soaring more than 6%, the project’s co-founder is speaking out. Joe Lubin, who co-founded Ethereum and founded ConsenSys, the latter of which has dozens of projects “building on Ethereum,” was a guest on the Chain Reaction Podcast hosted by Delphi Digital Co-Founder Tom Shaughnessy. … Read more

Elon Musk Shills Ethereum, Price Goes from Red to Green

Vitalik Buterin, Elon Musk

By CCN.com: Elon Musk might have the SEC breathing down his neck about Tesla, but he’s having some fun with crypto Twitter. In a one-word tweet, he single-handily drew in the entire crypto community to his thread.  The Tesla CEO simply said “Ethereum.” After he let the cat out of the bag, the ETH price … Read more

Bitcoin Exchange Suffers Trader Backlash Months After Suspicious ‘Fire’

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By CCN.com: A crypto trader provided CCN.com with documents proving that he has lost around 43 Ether all told after depositing it on BiteBTC on Christmas Eve. As we previously reported, the Bitcoin exchange claimed a fire wrecked its servers, but the exchange claimed crypto wallets were safe. Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire Nearly every … Read more

Vitalik Buterin in Free Speech Battle Cry Defends #DelistBSV

Vitalik Buterin

By CCN.com: Vitalik Buterin is known first and foremost as the creator of Ethereum, but he’s also famous for his disdain of centralized exchanges. After previously wishing that centralized exchanges would all “burn in hell”, now Buterin is coming to their defense.

In an exposition reminding the crypto community about the pillars of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Buterin tackles one of the most controversial issue dominating crypto at the moment — Craig Wright and his brainchild Bitcoin SV.

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Struggling Ethereum Giant ConsenSys Seeks $200 Million Raise at Billion-Dollar Valuation

Joe Lubin, Ethereum, ConsenSys

By CCN.com: Ethereum development studio ConsenSys is struggling financially and is now trying to raise $200 million from outside investors to stay afloat. The fundraising drive comes just four months after the Brooklyn-based blockchain startup laid off 13% of its workforce. ConsenSys has not yet commented on the rumors, which were reported by The Information. … Read more