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US Elections Push Augur’s Total Ether Bets Over $2 Million

U.S. elections drama may be dragging Augur out of the doldrums. The decentralized betting platform built on ethereum enjoyed a promising launch in July but then stagnated due to its clunky user experience and a general decline in the use of…
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Most ICOs Didn’t Take Funding Hit Despite Ether Price Decline: Research

Despite the big drops in cryptocurrency prices since late last year, ICO projects haven’t lost money on average, according to new research from BitMEX. The research team from the cryptocurrency trading platform published the new work Monday,…
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Shanghai Hongkou District Court: Ethereum Is Protected by Law

According to Shanghai Hongkou District Court’s statement in a recent crypto-related case, Ethereum and other virtual currencies are not considered as money. However, they are still protected by the law which views them as “property.” Old…
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Ethereum Co-Founder: Blockchain Growth Based on Marketing is Hitting a Dead End

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin is of the opinion that the cryptocurrency market is unlikely to experience an explosive bullish rally similar to the one seen in late 2017 ever again. The ‘gold rush’ is in the past and now the…
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New York Man Pleads Guilty to $1.8 Million Ether Robbery

A New York man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and robbery charges in connection with the theft of $1.8 million worth of ether. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said in a statement published on Wednesday that Louis Meza, who was accused…
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Ethereum Celebrates its Third Birthday, a Look at its Past and Future

The Ethereum network has grown to be the second largest blockchain platform behind Bitcoin in a mere three years, all while changing the industry and allowing for new developments to be built on its blockchain network.  The relatively young…
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On Debut Day, Augur Becomes Biggest Dapp on Ethereum

The Forecast Foundation couldn’t have chosen a better launch date for Augur on Ethereum than the final stages of one of the most exciting world cups in memory, and their numbers reflect users enthusiasm for the new decentralized application…
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New Ethereum Language Vyper Will Make ETH Blockchain More Secure

The new Ethereum language Vyper has been released and is so far getting enthusiastic reviews and comments on social media. The language which is an upgrade from the discarded Serpent offers developers an alternative to Solidity with some early…
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Digital Collectible on Ethereum Network Sold For $1 Million on Valentine’s Day

A group of ten collectors split the million dollar price tag for a digital photo of a red rose digital collectible on valentines day launched on the Ethereum network. The piece is thought to have fetched the highest price yet paid for a piece…