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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Amazon Has Launched a New Service for Building Blockchains

  Tech giant Amazon is launching a blockchain service to help clients develop blockchain networks without incurring the costs of creating their own platform. Announced Wednesday at Amazon's re:Invent conference, the Amazon Managed Blockchain platform "is a fully managed service that makes it easy to create and manage scalable blockchain networ...
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Top 5 Crypto Tax Software Companies for Tax Season

This story was originally published at BlockFi.com . For more information on understanding crypto taxes and managing your tax exposure, visit the BlockFi resource center . Calculating your crypto taxes is one of the more stressful parts of being a cryptocurrency trader. The time it takes to report on your crypto taxes depend on the number of coins ...
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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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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 MyEtherWallet There are quite a few wallet solutio...
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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 Classic?

  This guide was created with the purpose of answering any question user may have regarding Ethereum Classic (ETC) . In order to understand why and how ETC has come into existence, it's important to understand the events that lead to its creation: The DAO hack and the hard-fork. If you haven't followed these events, click here to read a brief ...
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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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Spain: BBVA Bank and Energy Co. Repsol Partner to Develop Blockchain Financial Solutions

  Major Spanish banking group BBVA and Spanish energy company Repsol have signed an agreement to develop blockchain -based solutions for corporate banking, according to an announcement published June 20. The product by BBVA and Repsol was developed using multiple different blockchain technologies, namely Hyperledger and the Ethereum test netwo...
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Stanford Univ. Launches Blockchain Research Center, Supported by Ethereum Foundation

  Stanford has created the Center for Blockchain Research, supported in part by the Ethereum Foundation, Stanford Engineering's website posted yesterday, June 20. The university reportedly established the center in order to examine how blockchain technology can transform traditional business interactions, according to their official announceme...
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Crypto Markets Rebound After News the US SEC Will not Consider Ethereum a Security

June 14th: all but two of the top 100 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are are making gains, according to Coinmarketcap data. Gains in of over 10 percent in some coins are a welcome respite for investors after crypto markets took a battering over the course of last month. Today's gains are likely due to positive news that Ethereum (ETH) wi...
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