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, belowEthereu...
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PROOF OF STAKE IS COMING AND OPERA LAUNCHES ETHEREUM WALLET ON IOS

Nick's Market SummaryDaily 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 freez...
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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. Darma...
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Samsung, JP Morgan—Microsoft are Ethereum (ETH) Primers, Next $250?

Ethereum (ETH) up 21.7 percentThe platform is way ahead of competitors and could replace Bitcoin as a store of valueMike 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 t...
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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 ServiceAt the...
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68% of Global Millionaires Already Invested or Plan to Invest in Crypto by 2022: Survey

 68% of global high-net-worth individuals have already invested or are planning to invest in crypto by the end of 2022, according to a survey by Dubai-based financial consultancy firm deVere Group released on May 3.DeVere group has more than $10 billion in assets under advice, with more than 80,000 clients located in more than 100 countri...
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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 of...
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eTrade Would Integrate Bitcoin And Ethereum To Allow Users Trade These Digital Assets

According to a recent report released by CryptoSlate, New York Times journalist Nathaniel Popper, eTrade will be integrating Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). eTrade is a major financial asset and stocks exchange. This would allow many investors to have access to the two largest digital assets in the market.eTrade Adds Support for BTC and ETHPopper...
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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 cryp...
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Moon Crypto Payment Project Enables Users to Shop on Amazon via Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Amazon And Other E-Commerce Websites Can Now Use Bitcoin With The Lightning NetworkRetail customers are one of the biggest groups of people that use Bitcoin, but mass adoption is still far away. Though there have been many merchants that have been progressive enough to adapt their systems to accept Bitcoin, a crypto payment processing startup decid...
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Nash Exchange: The Compliant Crypto DEX Of The Future Arrives

Nash public beta is a precursor to an imminent full launch.
Nash Exchange is a non-custodial exchange that will soon launch its beta platform among core community members. Upon its launch, the exchange aims to offer trading pairs with NEO, Ethereum, and Bitcoin, and will provide fiat gateways for United States and international-based investors.As decentralized exchanges (DEX) and liquidity protocols launch ...
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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 so...
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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/70800...
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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 benefits...
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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 develo...
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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 t...
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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 consensus p...
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Bitcoin [BTC], Litecoin [LTC], Ethereum [ETH], Dash [DASH] to be accepted by Queensland government

On 4th August, the official Twitter handle of Dash posted that the government of Queensland, Australia is allegedly shaping a scheme to fit Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency payments into the system. This program could help cryptocurrencies see a wider adoption in Queensland. The coins expected to be accepted are BTC, LTC, ETH, DASH and NEM [XEM].Cu...
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MyEtherWallet Users Can Buy Ether Directly With Their Credit Cards

Cryptocurrency wallet service providers are always looking for ways to evolve and grow. MyEtherWallet is going in an interesting direction by adding the ability to buy Ethereum with a credit card. This new feature is made possible thanks to its new partnership with Simplex.Another Step Forward for MyEtherWalletThere are quite a few wallet solutions...
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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 StatusThe mobile Ethereum client, Status has partnered up with OmiseGo (OMG) as announced on its offi...
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