Ethereum Futures Inbound? CFTC Asks for Public Comment on ETH Network

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has put out a Request for Information (RFI) asking for public comment and feedback to enable it better understand Ether and the Ethereum blockchain as it seeks to expand its cryptocurrency knowledge base beyond bitcoin. In a press release dated December 11, the regulator stated that it is seeking …

Just 9 Crypto Networks Have $1 Billion Market Caps

According to the latest statistics, there are now fewer than 10 blockchains or crypto token networks worth much more than $1 billion. At time of writing, Cardano’s ADA token was struggling to retain three-comma status, having dipped and recovered multiple times over the course of daily trading. The top value blockchain is still, of course, …

New Protocol Lets EOS dApps ‘Teleport’ Tokens from Ethereum

Arguably the most important contribution of Ethereum is the real-world implementation and accessibility of smart contracts. From smart contracts follow decentralized applications or “dApps,” which enable common users to interact with financial and other purposes of the blockchain without necessarily needing to be cryptocurrency savvy. So many smart contracts and dApps have been launched on …

Crypto Market to Eclipse $20 Trillion as Bitcoin Fades

It’s been 10 years since bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto published his white paper on bitcoin, and the global economy hasn’t been the same since. The original cryptocurrency now boasts a market cap of more than $112 billion, while bitcoin’s dominance hovers at more than 53%. But if you ask Nigel Green, founder and CEO of …

Ethereum Price Shorts Reach Record Levels

Beginning on Thursday, crypto markets experienced a massive sell-off which affected most coins and brought down total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies to $200 billion, down $25 billion in the space of a few hours in what was overall a bearish week for cryptocurrencies as a whole, but ethereum in particular. Behaviour of investors indicates that …

Tron Says it is More Active Than Ethereum, Hackathon Shows Otherwise

During an interview with Investopedia on Oct. 5, Tron CEO Justin Sun stated that its developer community is more vibrant and active than Ethereum. When asked by the publication to provide five reasons why Tron is better than Ethereum, Sun said: “At TRON we always emphasize the importance of accessibility and our dedication to the …

How Ethereum Hackathons are Drastically Improving Blockchain Systems

Since mid-2017, Ethereum hackathons have been held in many major cities across the globe, to encourage the development of decentralized applications (dApps) and blockchain-based systems. ETHGlobal, the biggest Ethereum hackathon organization to date, has played a key role in facilitating the growth of the Ethereum open-source developer community, providing technical workshops, educational talks, and resources …

Vitalik Buterin Clarifies ‘1000x’ Market Growth Comment, Mocks Backlash and Justin Sun

Vitalik Buterin’s comments that the days of seeing 1000x growth in the crypto space were met with a significant amount of community backlash, no doubt much of it from those who invested heavily at the wrong time and are eager to see the market take off once again. Throughout article comment sections and Twitter threads, the …

CBOE Close to Launching Ethereum Futures: Report

CBOE, the Chicago exchange that pioneered the listing of bitcoin futures in the U.S., has quietly begun telling market makers that it is close to launching a new cryptocurrency product: ethereum futures. Citing an unnamed source with knowledge of the situation, Business Insider reports that CBOE wants to become the first U.S. exchange to list …