On March 8, 2018, Casper FFG’s developer, Danny Ryan, posted a first release of Casper’s code on GitHub. He noted that, “v0.1.0 marks us more clearly tagging releases to help clients and external auditors more easily track the contract and changes.” What Is Ethereum Casper? Casper is the … Read more about Casper FFG’s Code Released
In December of 2017, the price of Bitcoin reached $20,000, and it seemed like suddenly the entire world was talking about cryptocurrency, with many getting ready to jump into the market. Then the price wobbled and went down...and down...and down. In early April the price was lower than $7,000. In … Read more about Institutional Interest in Crypto
Infrastructure and power are complete. Antminers and rigs coming online! Here is a recent video: … Read more about Blockchain Fund I Coming to Life!
Cryptocurrency mining is an increasingly popular commercial activity. The specialized equipment required to solve the complex mathematical problems involved in mining is pricey, however, and out of reach for many cryptocurrency enthusiasts. Not everyone can afford to purchase this equipment, rent … Read more about 3 Ways Miners Are Circumventing Barriers to Entry
An article on NewsBTC recently highlighted a report that less than 1% of Bitcoin is used for illegal purposes. The article references the case of 28-year-old Aaron Shame, a Bitcoin millionaire turned fentanyl drug dealer, who accepted Bitcoin in return for illegal drugs until caught by police. While … Read more about New Study Shows Less Than 1% of Bitcoin Used for Illegal Purposes
Antminer E3 (Ethereum ASIC) On April 3, Bitmain, a leading Chinese manufacturer of mining hardware, announced the release of the Antminer E3, an ASIC miner for Ethereum. This would be the first ASIC miner capable of mining Ether. There are mixed thoughts on this, but the pros and cons can roughly … Read more about Ethereum ASIC & Ether Cap / Thoughts
One of the most interesting thing about Ethereum is its versatility of use. The news cycle and investors have been most interested in cryptocurrencies, but the blockchain has the potential to transform numerous industries and open up new avenues for communication and exchange. The next frontier for … Read more about The Blockchain And Empowering Gamers
Coinbase Broadens Its Focus to Include ERC20 Tokens On March 26, 2018, Coinbase, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency vendor and exchange, announced on its blog that it will add Ethereum-based tokens to its crypto offerings:“We’re excited to announce our intention to support the Ethereum … Read more about Coinbase Broadens Its Focus to Include ERC20 Tokens