Ethereum: The Digital Finance Stack

Ethereum is a platform, built to support a financial super-structure. User behavior in this super-structure creates forces that push and pull on the assets that run inside it. Metrics found at each layer of the financial stack will illustrate the economic state of Ethereum. The following article is summarized in this section, and image, below Ether...
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PROOF OF STAKE IS COMING AND OPERA LAUNCHES ETHEREUM WALLET ON IOS

Nick's Market Summary Daily transactions on Ethereum surpassed 1,000,000 on June 28th – the first time since May 2018 – in a week which saw incredible price volatility. While markets shifted up and down by billions of dollars, an important but subtle development happened on June 30th with the specification freeze of Ethereum 2.0's Phase 0. The free...
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$100M Cryptocurrency Fund Goes All in on Ethereum for the Next Decade

Darma Capital, a new $100M investment firm, is undertaking what might be called a bit gamble on Ethereum (ETH) . The fund is betting big that the leading smart-contract platform will go on a 10-year bull run. Despite Ethereum losing some 94 percent of its gains by the end of 2018, a new investment fund is betting that this is just a minor blip. Dar...
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Samsung, JP Morgan—Microsoft are Ethereum (ETH) Primers, Next $250?

Ethereum (ETH) up 21.7 percent The platform is way ahead of competitors and could replace Bitcoin as a store of value Mike Novogratz, an experience institutional investor, is positive on Ethereum (ETH) saying that the platform is "way ahead." His comments mirrored our previous assertion and reflected on the level of on-chain development gauged from...
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New Microsoft and J.P. Morgan Partnership Brings Enterprise-Variant of Ethereum to Azure

Microsoft and J.P. Morgan team up to make it easier, more affordable, and less time-consuming for enterprises to come up with blockchain-based solutions.
  A new strategic partnership between J.P. Morgan and software giant Microsoft Corp. will now enable customers of both companies to develop and scale blockchain networks in the cloud. The collaboration, announced May 2, 2019, is aimed at expediting the growth and adoption of enterprise blockchain. Microsoft Unveils Azure Blockchain Service At ...
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Microsoft Pays For Developing On Ethereum, Also Gets Into $1 Trillion Club

Ethereum (ETH) – the world's leading blockchain protocol for the issuance of smart contracts and development of decentralized applications ( dapps ) – is being funded by Microsoft, the world-leading software giant that's just hit a $1 trillion market cap. In an effort to help build and develop the Ethereum ecosystem, Microsoft is offering thousands...
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Ethereum Will Be Hard To Stop At This Point When 200+ Banks, More Than 50 Billion-Dollar Companies Including Microsoft Azure Involved

  Ethereum (ETH) , the 2nd-largest cryptocurrency by market cap – known for its decentralized platform that runs smart contracts and supports decentralized applications – is seemingly unstoppable. Not only does Ethereum have the largest ecosystem of cryptocurrency projects and solutions built on top of its blockchain, but it's one of the few c...
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How Many Ether Will You Need to Stake in Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake Casper?

Ethereum (ETH) will be switching to a proof-of-stake consensus model within the next year or so. Many are wondering, 'How many ether does one need to participate in Ethereum staking?' Here is what we know so far. Although it is hard to pin an exact date on the transition, Ethereum will soon be moving to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus model. The s...
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Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Announcement

  The Ethereum network will be undergoing a scheduled upgrade at block number 7,080,000 , which is predicted to occur on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 . The exact date is subject to change depending on block times between now and then and could be activated 1-2 days before or after. A countdown timer can be seen at https://amberdata.io/blocks/70...
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8 Teams Are Sprinting to Build the Next Generation of Ethereum

  "We don't want to reinvent the wheel when building [ethereum] 2.0." Speaking to the complementary efforts of developers working on two separate upgrades to the ethereum blockchain – one dubbed ethereum 2.0 and the other dubbed ethereum 1x – Raul Jordan insists upgrades to be included in ethereum 1x on a shorter time horizon would have benefi...
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Vitalik Buterin shares major developments in Ethereum Foundation over past 15 months

  Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin was recently asked about the "biggest changes" that have taken place in Ethereum Foundation over the past 15 months. This came up after Buterin tweeted stating that Ethereum has undergone a massive change over the past 15 months. In response to the query, Buterin put forward four points explaining the deve...
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Ethereum [ETH] futures contract upcoming: Could this pave the road for an ETF?

BOE Global Markets, the company behind launching Bitcoin [BTC] futures last year, has reportedly revealed that they would be launching a futures market for Ethereum [ETH] as well. One of the sources revealed to Business Insider that the product might be ready by the end of this year. Futures contracts are a kind of derivatives that allow investors ...
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Microsoft Introduces Ethereum Proof-of-Authority Algorithm on Azure

  Microsoft's cloud platform Azure has introduced a proof-of-authority (PoA) algorithm on its Ethereum (ETH) blockchain product, according to a blog post Aug. 7. The new Ethereum network algorithm will reportedly allow a "more efficient" way of building decentralized applications ( DApps ) for private or consortium networks, where "all consens...
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OmiseGo (OMG) Partners with Ethereum’s First-Ever Mobile OS, Status

  The first mobile Ethereum client, Status that has been built on peer-to-peer technologies has joined hands with the world's 20th largest cryptocurrency OmiseGo to integrate OMG's decentralized exchange within Status. Integrating OMG's DEX into Status The mobile Ethereum client, Status has partnered up with OmiseGo (OMG) as announced on its o...
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What is Ethereum?

Before you can understand ethereum, it helps to first understand the internet. Today, our personal data, passwords and financial information are all largely stored on other people's computers – in clouds and servers owned by companies like Amazon, Facebook or Google. Even this CoinDesk article is stored on a server controlled by a company that char...
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