Ethereum, Ripple And Litecoin Have Arrived on Bloomberg Terminals

By | December 15, 2017

Financial data firm Bloomberg has added three new cryptocurrencies – ethereum (ether), Ripple (XRP) and litecoin – alongside bitcoin on its Terminal service. According to a Fortune report, sources said the addition of the new price data is aimed at forex traders seeking to explore the new instruments. They also suggested that Bloomberg terminal data for… Read More »

Ethereum Browser Bug Could Put User Funds At Risk

By | December 15, 2017

Using ethereum browser Mist may put cryptocurrency private keys at risk, according to an Ethereum Foundation blog post published today. The threat arises from a newly discovered vulnerability, which the blog post classifies as “high severity,” and impacts all existing versions of the browser. However, Mist browser compatible Ethereum Wallet is not effected, the post… Read More »

Goodbye Ethereum: Kik Plans to Move Its ICO Tokens to Stellar

By | December 15, 2017

Mobile messaging startup Kik is planning to shift its Kin token network from ethereum to Stellar, CEO Ted Livingston confirmed on Wednesday. Speaking in a live question-and-answer session on YouTube, the company’s founder argued that ethereum’s blockchain – which the app is presently based on – is unable to scale to the level that Kin needs, among other… Read More »

UBS to Launch Live Ethereum Compliance Platform

By | December 12, 2017

Just in time for the implementation of stringent new regulatory requirements, some of the largest banks in the world have revealed a pilot designed to simplify compliance using ethereum. Described internally as the Massive Autonomous Distributed Reconciliation platform, or Madrec for short, the project led by Swiss banking giant UBS, with help from Barclays, Credit… Read More »

Cat Fight? Ethereum Users Clash Over CryptoKitties

By | December 8, 2017

Ethereum users are calling for a solution to the protocol’s CryptoKitties invasion. As profiled by CoinDesk, the cat-trading game had grown so popular earlier this week that it was clogging the ethereum network, slowing down transaction times. Now, however, congestion is reaching unprecedented levels, with a record-breaking 30,000 transactions stuck and waiting to be processed at press… Read More »

Credit Union Trade Body NAFCU Joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

By | December 8, 2017

The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU), a U.S. trade organization, has become the latest member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA). With the move, the body joins over 300 businesses that have already signed up to the consortium, pooling efforts to build enterprise-focused distributed ledger technology (DLT) that is compatible with the ethereum blockchain.… Read More »

ICO Delayed by Ethereum

By | December 6, 2017

The viral CryptoKitties ethereum app has sparked growing congestion on the network, a state of affairs that has spurred one startup to briefly postpone its planned initial coin offering (ICO). The token sale for SophiaTX was originally planned to start on Dec. 5. SophiaTX, according to its website, is developing a blockchain platform for business-to-business… Read More »

Loveable Digital Kittens Are Clogging Ethereum

By | December 6, 2017

Can a crypto app be too easy and fun? That might be the case on ethereum, where one project is proving so popular it’s putting pressure on the network’s technology. Best thought of as a decentralized Tamagotchi, CryptoKitties appears to be striking a nerve with new users, making ethereum fun and accessible to those who aren’t in… Read More »

PetroBLOQ Becomes Latest Member of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

By | December 5, 2017

Oil and gas supply chain management platform PetroBLOQ has become the latest member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) . Being developed by Petroteq Energy in collaboration with the First Bitcoin Capital Corp, PetroBLOQ joins the business-focused blockchain consortium as part of its plan to build “transformative solutions” for the oil and gas industry, said the company CEO… Read More »