ethereum

  • Cryptocurrencies have crashed 20% in two days

    Cryptocurrencies have crashed 20% in two days

    The cryptocurrency correction may have started. After months of unprecedented appreciation, almost every digital currency is seeing double digit losses over the last 48 hours. While a quick glance at the chart above or at coinmarketcap.com shows how bad things have been, you can get a sense of where things are by looking at losses in the two largest currencies: Bitcoin is down 16.5% over the… Read More

  • Dharma wants to let anyone borrow a small amount of cryptocurrency

    Dharma wants to let anyone borrow a small amount of cryptocurrency

    dApps, or decentralized apps, are open-source applications built on top of a blockchain. But here’s the thing – users usually can’t interact with these dApps unless they have tokens issued by these projects. For example, both Augur, a decentralized prediction market and REXMLS, a free global listing network for real estate, require tokens to interact with. But if you… Read More

  • Bitcoin wallet ‘Blockchain’ adds Ethereum support

    Bitcoin wallet ‘Blockchain’ adds Ethereum support

    This isn’t a game of bingo, the company called Blockchain is maintaining the world’s most popular bitcoin wallet. And starting today, Blockchain users will also be able to create Ethereum wallets and hold ethers. Blockchain isn’t a centralized exchange like Coinbase or Kraken. It is simply a wallet so that you can safely story all your cryptocurrencies. Compared to many… Read More

  • Vitalik Buterin and Naval Ravikant to discuss Ethereum at Disrupt SF

    Vitalik Buterin and Naval Ravikant to discuss Ethereum at Disrupt SF

    Cryptocurrencies are back. But did they ever go away? If you ask cryptocurrency advocates, they’re going to tell you that it’s been a slow and steady rise filled with initial coin offerings, forks and updates. That’s why we’re excited to welcome Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and AngelList co-founder and CEO Naval Ravikant at TechCrunch Disrupt SF. They’re… Read More

  • Stox to launch token sale for its new prediction market

    Stox to launch token sale for its new prediction market

    Stox.com is Invest.com’s prediction market product and it’s getting a little boost through a newly-opened token sale using Bancor’s smart token protocol. This announcement, while full of jargon, means that Stox will be able to raise money to develop infrastructure and increase its marketing and sales groups. Stox is a spin-off of Invest.com, an established player in the… Read More

  • How two countries helped drive the recent rise in cryptocurrency prices Crunch Network

    How two countries helped drive the recent rise in cryptocurrency prices

    The acceptance of virtual currencies by both the Chinese and Japanese governments are driving cryptocurrency growth, with China on the cusp of establishing its own currency, and Japan regulating bitcoin as true legal payment. Read More

  • Coinbase is reimbursing losses caused by the Ethereum flash crash

    Coinbase is reimbursing losses caused by the Ethereum flash crash

    Earlier this week, GDAX, the digital currency exchange run by Coinbase, experienced a flash crash in its USD – Ethereum market. Within seconds the price of ETH crashed from ~$320 to as low as $0.10. While the price recovered quickly, the rapid price movement caused many traders to experience margin calls or stop loss orders, resulting in potentially severe losses. While many… Read More

  • How Ethereum became the platform of choice for ICO’d digital assets Crunch Network

    How Ethereum became the platform of choice for ICO’d digital assets

    For most of the history of blockchain-based currencies and assets, the story has been all about Bitcoin. At a market capitalization of around $40 billion, it remains the most valuable cryptocurrency. But with the rise of a new ‘chain on the — ahem — block, namely Ethereum, and new ways to fund the development of new crypto-platforms with ICOs, the narrative is shifting somewhat. Read More

  • Business in the age of Ethereum Crunch Network

    Business in the age of Ethereum

    When Bitcoin burst onto the scene in 2009, it challenged preconceived notions about the limitations of transactions. Fast-forward 8 years, and another platform is dominating the headlines. Ethereum has built on Bitcoin’s potential and is driving a revolution in financial transactions. Ethereum is an open-source platform that facilitates the development of next-generation… Read More

  • Omise to raise $19M in first cryptocurrency sale from a major VC-backed startup

    Omise to raise $19M in first cryptocurrency sale from a major VC-backed startup

    The tech industry is opening its eyes to the possibilities of raising money using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum through ‘initial coin offerings,’ and it’s about to see the first ICO from a major venture-backed company. Last week, Kik, a messaging app popular with young people in North America, announced an ambitious plan to launch its own currency as a basis for… Read More