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Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs

Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward with the goal of stopping specialized mining hardware from effectively operating on the network. Underway since April, the controversy surrounding application-specific integrated circuits (or ASICs) on ethereum rose after news broke last Thursday of a new line …

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Tether’s Impact on Bitcoin Price Not ‘Statistically Significant,’ Study Finds

Tether’s Impact on Bitcoin Price Not ‘Statistically Significant,’ Study Finds The issuance of tether (USDT), the controversial cryptocurrency tied to the U.S. dollar’s value, has had no meaningful impact on the price of bitcoin, an academic study has found. The findings by Dr. Wang Chun Wei, a lecturer at the business school …

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One of Investors’ Favorite Governance Blockchains Is Handing Over $20 Million

One of Investors’ Favorite Governance Blockchains Is Handing Over $20 Million Governance is one of the hottest topics in crypto right now – and Decred developers’ take is that the community should decide. And, by way of the release of a communication tool called Politeia, they will soon be giving that …

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Coinbase Refutes Claims in New York Attorney General’s Exchange Report

Coinbase Refutes Claims in New York Attorney General’s Exchange Report A recent report published by the New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG), which claimed several cryptocurrency exchanges it investigated are vulnerable to market manipulation, has drawn backlash from industry players. In a blog post published Thursday, Coinbase’s chief policy officer, …

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Ecash’s Inventor Is Back – And He Thinks He’s Built the Fastest-Ever Blockchain

Ecash’s Inventor Is Back – And He Thinks He’s Built the Fastest-Ever Blockchain One of the founders of the cypherpunk movement has just revealed new technology that he believes will revolutionize cryptocurrency from this moment on. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the grey-haired, digital money pioneer David Chaum is launching a …

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