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Martin Swende’s Thoughts On Securing Ethereum Against Attackers

Click here to view original web page at www.ethnews.com Martin Swende explained some of the breakthroughs in testing on the Ethereum Virtual Machine that are making the system more resilient. Among the presenters at Devcon3, Martin Swende spoke on November 2 about blockchain security and demonstrated how the system analyzes… Read more »

YC Company MailTime Hits 5M Downloads, Launches MDT Token to Reward Users for Sharing Data

Click here to view original web page at www.prnewswire.com It’s no longer a secret that technology companies are collecting and mining user data. Users download an app which seems to be free, but unknowingly they compromise their data as a trade-off. Users’ data have value and companies are reaping massive… Read more »

AMD Sees Long-Term ‘Leveling Off’ in Cryptocurrency Mining Demand

Click here to view original web page at www.coindesk.com Graphics card maker AMD reported a major sales jump in the third quarter of 2017 amid significant demand from the world’s cryptocurrency miners. On its Tuesday afternoon earnings call, the company reported $819 million in revenues from its computing and graphics… Read more »

Playkey Decentralizes Gaming on the Cloud

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Click here to view original web page at themerkle.com There are a lot of tokens predicated on the decentralization of the video gaming space and esports. None of them, however, answer the problem of high end computing in the gaming space for low end computer users. This in, itself, is… Read more »

The New Classic? Protesters Are Already Plotting Alternative Ethereums

Click here to view original web page at www.coindesk.com An ethereum hard fork wouldn’t be complete without a protest movement (or two). The second-largest public blockchain by total value, ethereum successfully forked yesterday, activating a bundle of upgrades that make its blockchain faster and better-suited for developers. But while the… Read more »

How Can Smart Contracts Create Win-Win Strategies For ICO Investors.

Click here to view original web page at www.newsbtc.com “Winners don’t do different things; they do things differently” That’s how intelligent investors thrive in this new economic age. And, surprisingly, the recipe for success remains the same, even when it comes to cryptocurrencies. Additionally, in this context apart from investment… Read more »

Ethereum’s Byzantium Hard Fork Is Running Smoothly, Developers Say

Click here to view original web page at www.coindesk.com Although it’s still very early days for ethereum’s Byzantium upgrade, developers indicate that the hard fork is running smoothly so far. Speaking to CoinDesk, unofficial release manager for Byzantium, Hudson Johnston, said that the success of the fork can be attributed… Read more »

Hours to Go: How to Watch Ethereum’s Fork as It Happens

Click here to view original web page at www.coindesk.com With $30 billion on the line, all eyes are likely to be on ethereum tomorrow as it seeks to navigate one of its biggest-ever updates. Will all software users upgrade to the updated blockchain? Or will a new, competing token be… Read more »

Ethereum’s Geth Client Finds Vulnerability Less Than Two Days Before Fork

Click here to view original web page at www.coindesk.com The hard fork software on ethereum’s most popular client Geth has been retracted due to a denial-of-service (DoS) attack vulnerability. Ethereum’s Byzantium hard fork is expected to happen in less than two days. On finding the bug, ethereum developers pushed a… Read more »

Russian Government To Control Flow Of Crypto, Possibly Set Purchase Limits

Click here to view original web page at www.ethnews.com News law and legislation The Russian government has announced vague plans to control the issuance and flow of cryptocurrency and has alluded to the possibility of introducing a cap on the amount of cryptocurrency that a single individual may purchase. Russian… Read more »