Tag: ethereum

Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Suspends Services After a Hack

Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Suspends Services After a Hack

  • 3.5 billion yen worth of cryptocurrencies were stolen, 2.5 of them belonged to customers.
  • The hot wallet that was drained was holding BTC, BCH, XRP, ETH and LTC.
Singapore’s Tax Agency Suggests Relieving Crypto Transactions from GST

Singapore’s Tax Agency Suggests Relieving Crypto Transactions from GST

  • Singapore’s Tax Agency proposes sparing Crypto transactions from GST.
  • The initial suggestion does not apply to stablecoins such as USDT and DAI.
Could 2019 be a Repeat of 2017?

Could 2019 be a Repeat of 2017?

  • 2017 was the year when cryptocurrencies became a part of mainstream finance.
  • 2019 could be a repeat of 2017's explosive performance and key markers point that way.
Cortex Announces the Launch of a Network for Decentralised Apps Powered by AI

Cortex Announces the Launch of a Network for Decentralised Apps Powered by AI

  • Cortex are launching a network especially designed for dApps powered by AI.
  • The Cortex Mainnet was announced in a press release on June 26.
  • Cortex CEO sees many valuable use cases for the new technology.
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Amazon Purchases via ETH Will be Possible Thanks to Joint Work by Two Startups

  • CLIC Technology and Opporty are working on a browser add-on that will allow consumers to make everyday purchases on Amazon using Ethereum.
  • It will make use the Plasma Cash second layer solution which offers high throughput.
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Tim Draper Worried about Ethereum’s Economics

  • Tim Draper is not a fan of the 2%-4% ETH issuance rate.
  • Despite Draper's love for smart contracts he sees flaws in Ethereum's economics and history of centralisation.
Vitalik Buterin Proposes Creating an Ether Mixer

Vitalik Buterin Proposes Creating an Ether Mixer to Tackle Privacy Concerns

  • Ether mixer that uses smart contracts will improve user privacy according to Vitalik Buterin, Co-Founder of Ethereum.
  • A web-based interface will provide access to the couple of smart contracts proposed.
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ConsenSys Launches New Job Kit to Help Developers Enter the Blockchain Market

  • ConsenSys DApp Developer Job Kit was released on 24 May to help developers enter the growing blockchain market.
  • Linkedin's 2018 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report shows a 33 times increase in blockchain job listings.
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TaaS Fund Has Distributed Its Assets To the First Batch of Users

  • After a few weeks of relative uncertainty, many assumptions about TaaS were proven correct.
  • 1 TAAS yielded 0.0056 ETH in total.
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Ethereum-Based IPO Platform Plans to List First Company in June

SprinkleXchange, an initial public offering platform built on Ethereum, is getting ready to list its first company in June, Bloomberg reported....