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Devcon4 Dates Announced | Ethereum’s Annual Conference

Ethereum (ETH) has announced the dates for this year’s Devcon4. The annual Ethereum conference has focused on research, development, developers, and other Ethereum-based presentations for the past four years. It is a hotly anticipated event on the Ethereum calendar every year.  Devcon4 – What Do We Know? This year, the annual event will be taking place in Prague from October 30-November 2, 2018. In previous years it has taken place in Mexico, China, and the UK. [Blog] Devcon4 Announcement. Join us in Prague Oct 30 – Nov 2! https://t.co/upwjnnyCGa #ethereum #devcon4 — Ethereum…

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Ethereum [ETH] Ranked World’s Top Blockchain Network by Chinese Govt

Ethereum [ETH] – Just this morning, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released blockchain ratings. These ratings were based on three criteria technology, innovation, and application. 1/ Public blockchain ratings by China’s ministry is out: #Ethereum ranks top of the 28 cryptos evaluatedSource (in Chinese): https://t.co/9jStIiFKcc — cnLedger (@cnLedger) May 17, 2018 As shown by the chart below, 28 different cryptocurrencies were included in the crypto rankings. 4/ Detailed scores of the first crypto ratings by CCID Research, China’s Ministry of Industry & Information Technology pic.twitter.com/7LiJIWokge — cnLedger (@cnLedger)…

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Is Liquidity Network the Golden Key for Ethereum [ETH]

Liquidity Network and Ethereum [ETH] – Scalability has been a prolonged issue surrounding Ethereum [ETH] for almost a year. Back in November at the Devcon3 conference in Cancun, it was the primary topic of discussion, but the weekend ended with no clear solution. There have been various projects to emerge that have the potential to solve the issue, but none have succeeded – yet. Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s co-founder has some serious clout when it comes to the blockchain space and just recently, he endorsed a new project that offers instant off-chain…

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Ethereum [ETH] | Vitalik Buterin Scouted by Google

Ethereum [ETH] – Ethereum’s [ETH] co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, seems to be a hot commodity in the tech space, as he tweeted two days ago that Google was actively trying to recruit him for a job. Buterin asked his followers if he should ‘drop’ Ethereum and work for Google and then tweeted a poll following the question. Source: Twitter Surprisingly, there was a high volume of people that felt it was a good move for the founder to go to the tech giant. Buterin has since deleted the tweet and poll.…

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Ethereum Classic Fork Successful | “Difficulty Bomb” Diffused

With the success of the Ethereum Classic fork, what’s next for ETC? Ethereum Classic Fork: What Happened? The Ethereum Classic fork was completed to diffuse the so-called “difficulty bomb” that was coded into the Ethereum code. This code basically causes Ethereum mining to become more difficult once it switches to its new consensus algorithm. The fork was necessary for a couple of reasons. First, the difficulty bomb would have made Ethereum Classic mining unprofitable – which is certainly less than ideal for ETC miners. But ultimately, it also came down to…

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Critical Ethereum [ETH] Parity Consensus Bug Found

Ethereum [ETH] – Parity Technologies, the developers of the widely-used software that allows a secure interaction with the Ethereum blockchain, has just announced via their company’s Twitter page that their developers have discovered yet another critical bug within their software. A consensus issue on the public test network Ropsten has revealed a consensus vulnerability. Please update your Parity Ethereum clients to 1.11.3-beta or 1.10.6-stable asap. https://t.co/07O9qOX1Vi — Parity Technologies (@ParityTech) June 6, 2018 The severity of the bug has been deemed “critical” via their announcement on their blog. The announcement reads:…

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Ethereum (ETH) Fake Twitter Giveaways Take Over

Ethereum (ETH) – We’ve all seen it, the pinned posts from most cryptocurrency leaders on Twitter stating that they “are not giving away or accepting digital assets.” Mostly, it revolves around the world’s second largest cryptocurrency Ethereum [ETH], but it has made its way to other digital tokens as well. As a public announcement, I will never ask you to send me ether, ada or any other asset. These are scams and if you fall for them, then you will lose your money. Please use commonsense and critical thinking! — Charles…

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Casper and Sharding Will Most Likely be Released Simultaneously

Ethereum (ETH) – The developer of Ethereum’s EIP-1011, Danny Ryan, just announced some updates to Ethereum’s scaling solution. Casper and sharding are coming together ❤️ https://t.co/LMrd7qOIqR — dannyryan (@dannyryan) June 15, 2018 According to Ryan, the recent research has confirmed that the long-awaited Casper upgrade can be activated in one of the shards. Originally, it was expected to be created by a smart contract, but in the 40th Ethereum core developer meeting this Friday, that was proven otherwise. Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s co-founder, thinks that the combo of sharding and the PoS-update…

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Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin is an Ethereum Miner!

At a Blockchain Summit in Morocco on Sunday, July 8, Google’s co-founder Sergey Brin announced that he and his son, much to everyone’s surprise, are Ethereum (ETH) miner’s. Brin is the president of Alphabet, the parent company of Google which he co-founded in 1998. Google has been notably slow to explore blockchain technology but Brin has stated that he personally finds the technology incredible stating “It’s mind-boggling…I see the future as taking these…research-y, out-there ideas and making them real.”  And it seems Ethereum is the coin of choice for the…

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Ethereum Phase Two | The Solution to Scaling and Ethereum Plasma

Ethereum phase two: Co-founder of Ethereum (ETH), Joseph Lubin, just made a big announcement about the world’s second largest blockchain ecosystem. He spoke at the Rise conference yesterday in Hong Kong and revealed that the first layer of the Ethereum ecosystem is now complete and phase two should be finalized sometime this year. Lubin states that phase two is where the world should see real scalability from the Ethereum ecosystem. Ethereum Phase Two Lubin told the panel discussion facilitators Erik Torenberg and Melissa Guzy: “We’re moving into a space where Ethereum…

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