Ethereum Clears $300 On Futures Rumors And Block Reward Reduction

Ethereum is reclaiming lost ground as investors turn bullish over the prospect of derivatives hitting the market and major network changes.  Ethereum Could Soon Join Bitcoin Futures Starting the week with the second-best 24-hour growth in the top twenty cryptocurrencies, Ethereum now trades above $300. The last few days have revealed hints that big finance […]

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Ethereum Still Down 83% From ATH Begs the Question: When Altseason?

The world has been wrapped up with Facebook’s foray into crypto this week but bitcoin is still the undisputed king. Holding a market dominance of over 57%, BTC is rapidly reducing the gap back to its all-time high while most of the altcoins including Ethereum are still attempting to thaw from the crypto winter. The […]

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Ethereum Still Bearish Because it Can’t Decouple From Bitcoin

Ethereum is still hopelessly coupled to Bitcoin price and practically mirrors the movements of the world’s leading cryptocurrency. With BTC still vulnerable and a larger drop expected by many, ETH is very likely to follow suit and analysts are looking into support and resistance zones. Ethereum Tied to Bitcoin Price You could almost overlay the […]

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‘Facebook Coin’ Will Be More Like Bitcoin Than Starbucks Rewards, Says Analyst

Speculations about the purpose of Facebook’s planned digital coin are getting wilder. Ignoring key features like independence and decentralization, one analyst predicts that ‘Facebook Coin’ would look more like Bitcoin or Ethereum than your Starbucks reward points. Facebook Coin Might Encourage Viewing Ads With growing interest, many are trying to envision Facebook’s planned ‘FaceCoin.’ Lacking […]

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Singapore Students Receive ‘Tamper-Free’ Digital Certificates On Blockchain

Students at the high-school level and above in Singapore will from this year receive digital certificates upon graduation. The initiative uses blockchain technology to enable an “easy and reliable way” to prove qualifications through tamper-free certification. Authenticating An Education The concept is simple enough. Graduating students receive digital certificates via email, each of which has […]

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From Bitcoin Price ‘Lil Pump’ to Bitfinex Tethers: Last Week’s Top Stories

This Sunday will see over 40,000 people attempt to run a 26.2 mile course through the streets of London. It will also see Bitcoinist pack a marathon week of news into the much more easily attempted list of past week’s top bitcoin stories.  Bitcoin Price Pulled In Opposing Directions The past 7 days saw a price […]

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Augur Prediction Market Platform May Have Design Flaws

An analysis of irregularities discovered in the Augur decentralized prediction market platform has identified a number of design flaws. Namely, it identified a potential attack vector based on discrepancies between a market’s expiry date and its outcome date. How A Prediction Market Works A prediction market would seem an ideal use-case for blockchain, harnessing the […]

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