Bitfinex has announced that it will launch a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange built on the Eos.io platform. The new platform, Eosfinex, will be the first exchange to be hosted using Eos.io’s decentralized application infrastructure. Also Read: EOS Raises $700M Despite Token Affording No “Rights, Uses, Purpose, or Features” Bitfinex Partners With Eos to...
The ethereum community has broken its silence over a move to better facilitate the return of funds lost on the platform.In wake of the departure of ethereum developer Yoichi Hirai, who resigned from his role supervising the software's changes Thursday, community members have stormed Github in resounding rejection of...
Some people just aren't that into digital cats.Once the only major ethereum application (or dapp) to see a large number of users trading "crypto collectables," CryptoKitties is seeing new competition from projects seeking to issue their own tradable code on the blockchain. Zombies, countries - even crypto celebrities - are...
Will Murphy is the vice president for blockchain at of Talla.com, the company behind Botchain, a blockchain for managing autonomous intelligent agents.I predict that in 10 years blockchain technology will improve to a level that calling it "blockchain" will no longer be a useful term.Let's think about this a moment. Why...
"Be careful out there!"So tweeted litecoin creator Charlie Lee in response to the launch of litecoin cash, a cryptocurrency that's expected to spin off from his project, the fifth largest cryptocurrency by total value, next weekend, taking its code and transaction history with it. Always outspoken, Lee went on...
Notable ethereum stakeholders are joining forces to create a fund for projects building on the world's second-largest blockchain.Called the Ethereum Community Fund (ECF), the effort is the result of a collaboration between Cosmos, Golem, Global Blockchain Labs, Maker, OmiseGo, Raiden and Tendermint, with those involved agreeing to work to connect...
Ethereum developer Yoichi Hirai has resigned as one of the platform's code editors, citing concerns that a contentious proposal may be in violation of penal law.Named EIP 867, the proposal defines a method to better facilitate the return of lost funds on the platform.Speaking on GitHub, the developer wrote:"Some...
The developers of the Algorand blockchain protocol have raised $4 million in seed funding.The funding support came from venture capital firms Pillar and Union Square Ventures, the startup behind the protocol announced today.Algorand constitutes a digital currency and transaction platform, with its underlying protocol co-authored by MIT professor and Turing...
Over the past few weeks, there’s been a lot of hyped up discussion about the Lightning Network (LN) from those who believe it will help scale the bitcoin core (BTC) protocol. The Lightning Network topic has now moved from BTC testnet experimentation to trialing LN over the currency’s mainnet...
Lightning is spreading across the cryptocurrency landscape.Originally designed for use on bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market size was also the first to implement the concept, touted as a way to make transactions faster and cheaper by moving them to a layer above the blockchain. But with scalability emerging as...