A Norwegian company named Opera is releasing a browser-based Ethereum wallet for use on Android smartphones. Known as Opera Crypto, the cryptocurrency wallet is being shown to interested users via a private beta release. (The sign-up is on Opera’s website). About Opera In 2015, Opera released its … Read more about Opera Crypto Promotes Ethereum Adoption
Ethereum fans already familiar with ERC20 will be pleasantly surprised to learn a new and improved token standard - ERC777 - is quickly gaining traction. At present, the ERC20 standard is highly popular with many blockchain projects, especially when conducting Initial Coin Offerings. However, not … Read more about Benefits of the New ERC777 Standard/Token
Ethereum fans have long been familiar with the ERC20 standard for smart contracts. For those unfamiliar with the standard, ERC20 tokens guarantee that other cryptocurrencies work with other crypto assets in daily life (whether wallets, exchanges, or other dApps). Now a new ERC standard (ERC-721) is … Read more about ERC-721 Tokens Gain Attention
Ethereum tokens are currently produced using a proof-of-work mining process similar to Bitcoin. Unfortunately, this mining protocol is energy-intensive and potentially prone to a 51% attack. As a result, the smart contracts platform is seeking to move toward a proof-of-stake consensus method rather … Read more about Ethereum Gets Ready For Casper
For some, the word “sharding” might evoke images of glass shards. In the crypto world however, the term is becoming better known as a way to improve Ethereum’s scalability. Like other blockchains, Ethereum users must contend with the limitations that excessive network congestion can sometimes … Read more about Why Sharding Is Critical to Ethereum’s Future
Cryptocurrency fans are increasingly familiar with Ethereum-based smart contracts and the ERC20 standard. By providing a unified programming standard, ERC20 standards ensure that other coins are compatible with wallets, exchanges, and other applications. WIth uniform standards, Initial Coin … Read more about ERC498 Smart Contracts Help Subscription-Based Companies
On May 17, the government of China released its list of rankings for cryptocurrencies through its Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. This list included 28 crypto coins and the blockchains behind them.The MIIT did not publish the methodology of its rankings, but Ethereum ranked … Read more about China Ranks Ethereum the #1 Cryptocurrency
Have you heard the term “the Flippening”? Cryptocurrency investors have been talking about this event for months, and they’ve been attempting to divine when market forces will align to make it happen. If you haven’t heard of it before, read on. What Is the Flippening? The Flippening refers to the … Read more about What Is the “Flippening” and When Will It Happen?