Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, has launched a new service for launching out-of-the-box blockchain networks for the ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric protocols. In a blog post published on Wednesday, AWS chief evangelist Jeff Barr wrote that the newly launched “templates” allows clients to “launch an ethereum (either public or private) or Hyperledger […]

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The stock for cryptocurrency investment firm Ether Capital has begun trading on a Canadian stock exchange. Formerly known as Ethereum Capital, the investment fund’s shares went live on the NEO Exchange in Toronto Thursday. The company plans to invest the funds it raises both into startups developing projects in the space as well make direct purchases of ether […]

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The Slavic god of lightning, Perun, is entering the ethereum ecosystem (in spirit at least). Inspired by bitcoin’s lightning network, a group of researchers hailing from Warsaw have unveiled a new white paper entitled “Foundations of State Channel Networks,” which outlines a protocol designed to help ethereum scale to support higher volumes of more complex smart contracts. […]

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Ian Balina, a cryptocurrency investor and advisor, was reportedly hacked for more than $2 mln in crypto while doing a live stream on his YouTube channel Sunday, April 15, that he advertised as “Hacking the System.” ICO Review Live Stream – April 15, 2018 https://t.co/M77FDe40OA pic.twitter.com/6o29bR9216 — Ian Balina (@DiaryofaMadeMan) April 16, 2018 Watching the […]

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April 11: the cryptocurrency markets are in the green today, with Ethereum (ETH) more comfortably above $400 and Bitcoin (BTC) close to $7,000, according to data from Coin360. ETH is up almost 6 percent over a 24 hour period, trading for around $420 by press time. BTC is trading for around $6,954, around 3 percent […]

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The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com Ethereum has four milestone phases in its development post-release; Frontier, Homestead, Metropolis, and Serenity. Ethereum is currently in phase three – Metropolis version Byzantium. However, Ethereum has had a difficulty bomb – a protocol that makes mining the […]

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Vitalik Buterin is coming out against a proposal that would find the blockchain he created changing its software to limit the performance of mining hardware designed to yield a greater cut of the network’s rewards. Buterin’s comments, issued in a biweekly developer meeting Friday, come in response to the launch of a new product by mining […]

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Ethereum’s ether (ETH) token fell 47.5 percent in the first three months of 2018 – its worst quarterly drop on record. While the notable slump came amid a general downturn afflicting the cryptocurrency markets, it was also exacerbated by problems more unique, perhaps, to ethereum. However, although the decline appears major at first glance, it […]

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