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Vitalik Buterin Makes Three Separate $100,000 Donations

Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin has given about 1,000 ETH tokens each (currently worth about $324,000) to three separate startups that are working on the Ethereum ecosystem. The startups, namely Prysmatic Labs, Sigma Prime and ChainSafe Systems were gifted the tokens by Buterin as a “contribution to the push the development of Ethereum 2.0,” For instance, while Sigma Prime is looking to develop...

How Ethereum Hackathons are Drastically Improving Blockchain Systems

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Since mid-2017, Ethereum hackathons have been held in many major cities across the globe, to encourage the development of decentralized applications (dApps) and blockchain-based systems. ETHGlobal, the biggest Ethereum hackathon organization to date, has played a key role in facilitating the growth of the Ethereum open-source developer community, providing technical workshops, educational talks...

Vlad Zamfir Codes Sharding Prototype, What it Means for Ethereum Scalability

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Ethereum researcher and developer Vlad Zamfir has created the first successful proof-of-concept of second-layer scaling solution Sharding with developers Tim Beiko and John Marling. At ETH Berlin, one of the world’s largest Ethereum hackathons, Zamfir said in an interview with Rachel Rose O'Leary at Coindesk that Ethereum developers will be able to run the proof-of-concept on their computers in...

Interview: Zilliqa CEO Xinshu Dong Talks Blockchain Scaling

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Last week, I was able to interview Zilliqa CEO, Xinshu Dong. As of the writing of this article, Zilliqa (ZIL) is sitting at #32 on CoinMarketCap with a market capitalization of just over $270 million. The currency peaked at over $1.6 billion in May of 2017. The coin's meteoric rise occurred as bitcoin was hovering around the $8,000 level and it has historically performed exceptionally well even...

Where OmiseGo Founder Sees Massive Ethereum Scaling and Adoption by 2020

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Jun Hasegawa, the founder and CEO at OmiseGo, a billion dollar blockchain network launched on top of the Ethereum protocol, has outlined the future of Ethereum and the roadmap of its growth over the next two years. Massive Scaling and Adoption by 2020 2017 was a year of speculation for both Ethereum and projects launched on top of the public blockchain protocol. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) and...

Why CEOs of Circle, Coinbase, and Major Crypto Firms are Bullish on Ethereum

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Executives and operators of major crypto conglomerates, valued at many billions of dollars, have been more optimistic towards Ethereum than bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the global market, as of late. Throughout the past year, Circle, the $3 billion cryptocurrency exchange and payments platform, and Coinbase, the $8 billion cryptocurrency brokerage company which also remains as the...

Bitcoin Price Avoids Decline to $6,000 but Crypto Market Still in Downtrend

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Over the past 12 hours, the bitcoin price has defended a fall below the $6,000 mark, after falling to $6,070 on July 12. Lack of Momentum and Volume The slight increase in the price of bitcoin from $6,070 to $6,250 has allowed the dominant cryptocurrency to break out of a descending trendline since July 10, setting up a corrective rally in the short-term. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) of...

Ethereum Entering 'Phase 2' Following Launch of Most Complex DApp: Co-Creator

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At the RISE conference held in Hong Kong, the largest technology conference in Asia attended by 15,000 attendees, Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said that the Ethereum blockchain has entered phase two of its development, following the launch of the most complicated app on its protocol. Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Regularly As CCN previously reported, the open-source developer...

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