America should Lead the Blockchain Space

The CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) Chairman, Heath Tarbert, wishes that the US would take a more active role in the cryptocurrency/blockchain space, although he recognizes that the industry lacks clarity. The CFTC’s Heath Tarbert attended a conference this Tuesday, sharing his views on the state of the crypto/blockchain industry in the United States. According […]

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ETH/BTC Ready To Print New High, Veteran Trader Says

Ethereum blockchain’s native asset, ETH, is about to establish fresh highs against rival Bitcoin, believes avid crypto trader, Elixium. ETH Breaks Away From BTC The popular cryptocurrency analyst said in a tweet today that the ETH/BTC trading pair is looking stronger ever since the quoted asset Bitcoin has started underperforming. The benchmark cryptocurrency has corrected […]

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Can Ethereum Become The Future of Finance as Global Debt Skyrockets?

The economic and financial news this year has been grim to say the least. As central banks battle to keep their monetary systems afloat, global debt is skyrocketing to an unsustainable level. A massive paradigm shift is needed and Ethereum could be part of it. Flawed Fiat = Galloping Debt All signals are pointing to […]

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HTC Launches Exodus 1, ‘To Make The Leap To Bitcoin From Fiat’

The advent of Bitcoin is fueling the evolution of financial technologies, including telecommunications, and hardware with crypto-friendly features. The latest innovation, HTC’s cryptophone Exodus 1, will hit the market in December 2019. This device performs both as a smartphone as well as a Bitcoin cold wallet. Chen: “For the smartphone category to grow again, we […]

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Ethereum (ETH) Is A Commodity, Declares CFTC Chairman

Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology are becoming increasingly prominent in the financial sector, particularly in the derivatives market. Now, it may be Ethereum’s turn to shine. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has declared ETH a commodity.  Ether Derivatives To Happen Soon The CTFC is the agency of the U.S. government in charge […]

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With ETH 2.0 To Be Launched Soon, Where’s Ethereum Classic At

Ethereum has big plans to address scaling issues, a transition to Proof-of-Stake, and essentially upgrade to ETH 2.0. Meanwhile, the often-overlooked Ethereum Classic appears to have big plans of its own, like perhaps taking over from ETH 1.0. Some have even suggested that this was the plan from the start. From The Domain Of Ethereum […]

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How Important Is Backwards Compatibility?

The Ethereum Foundation has delayed the testnet launch of the Istanbul update until the start of October. But some are raising concerns about one of the Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs) which will break certain smart contracts. So should technology be backward compatible ad infinitum?… or is a little disruption necessary in the name of progress? […]

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Venture Capitalist Has No Love Left For Ethereum Now

In 2017, Union Square Ventures co-founder and managing partner, Fred Wilson had said that Ethereum’s market cap will surpass that of Bitcoin by year-end. That didn’t happen and now he is taking his words back, for good.  Wilson: Ethereum ‘Confounds’ Me Not just the USV chief, Ethereum has left many of its investors in a […]

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Ethereum In ‘Dangerzone’ As Volatility Nears All-Time Lows

It seems the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap only has its ‘second-to-Bitcoin’ status to be proud of.  Market volatility is at a 3-month low compared to bitcoin, according to data from Skew Markets. A host of other indicators are also pointing towards an upcoming ‘danger zone’ situation for Ethereum.  Low Volatility Means Unattractive Investment Let’s […]

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