Ethereum 

Panmunjom Declaration | Recorded on Ethereum Blockchain

On April 27, the world bore witness to something historic, something unforeseen by many. On April 27, the leaders from North and South Korea met and signed a peace agreement. Now, the world has been informed that this declaration of peace has been permanently recorded. Not on a camera, either. It has been recorded on the ethereum blockchain.  Meeting Between Korean Leaders Recorded on Ethereum Blockchain According to a report from CoinDesk, a game developer in South Korea coded the Panmunjom Declaration. He stored it in two ethereum transactions. The 27-year…

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Ethereum [ETH] Futures Contracts Go Live Today

Ethereum [ETH] Futures – Crypto Facilities, a U.K-based cryptocurrency trading platform, announced this morning that it would be launch Ethereum futures later today. The official statement reads: “The first Ethereum futures to be offered by a regulated firm, the products will enable market participants to take a long or short position in the cryptocurrency, allowing them to broaden investment opportunities and manage risks more effectively.” Crypto Facilities provided support for the CME Bitcoin futures that launched in December of last year. Chicago-based Akuna Capital will be providing liquidity for these…

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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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Blockchain 

Canadian Government Body, NRC | Builds Ethereum Blockchain Explorer

A Canadian body called The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) announced on Monday, August 20th, that it has built an Ethereum blockchain explorer. The NRC manages a Canadian-government-funded research program named the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) and it is this program which is hosting its own Ethereum blockchain explorer. Ethereum Blockchain Explorer IRAP has implemented the blockchain-based app on InterPlanetary File System (IPFS), a protocol that enables peer-to-peer storing and sharing of data on a distributed ledger. In this case, the explorer will allow users to search the Ethereum blockchain for government contracts such…

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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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Cryptocurrency 

Tokenized Real-World Asset | Luxury Condo Put on Ethereum Blockchain

It’s the first of its kind. According to Forbes, a luxury condo development in Manhattan, which is valued at more than $30 million, will be tokenized on the worldwide Ethereum blockchain, making the luxury condo a tokenized real-world asset. The building comprises of 12 units at 1700 sq ft each and is located on 436 & 442 E 13th St in Manhattans, East Village. The listing broker on the deal is Ryan Serhant. He and the developer are looking to tokenization as a new method of financing. He says: “With…

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