Category Archives: ethereum

Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Rival RSK Set to Launch Next Month

The long-awaited smart contract solution for Bitcoin’s blockchain that offers additional scaling improvements, RSK, is preparing to launch. News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Sergio Demián Lerner, RSK Labs’ chief scientist, about to what to expect from the RSK launch as well as the subsequent launch of the Lightning-style scaling upgrade Lumino. Also… Read more »

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 »

Bitcoin and World Financial Markets Close Another Spectacular Week

October 28, 2017 · 12:30 pm Bitcoin’s price sustained its spectacular momentum by remaining within its all-time high range during the week ending October 27, 2017. At the same time, the Dow Jones rose for the seventh straight week, fueled by technology stocks. Among these stocks, Nvidia, a Bitcoin and… Read more »

Bankex – Buying a Piece of Skyscraper With Ethereum

Bankex is making bold claim that they plan to change the way we think of contracts and ownership. Through a process they call “fractional ownership and tokenization”, the company says their service will allow people to buy and sell what are essentially shares in various forms of physical capital. Also… Read more »

Майнеры пытаются решить проблему энергоемкости и эффективности майнинга при помощи льда

На данный момент сеть Биткоина ежегодно потребляет 22,5 ТВт/ч энергии, что в физическом мире равно примерно 13 239 916 баррелям нефти. Если учесть, что каждые 10 минут происходит добыча 12,5 Биткоина, то в среднем на производство одного расходуется примерно 20 баррелей нефти, а стоит один Биткоин на данный момент более… 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 »