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China Ranks Ethereum as the World’s Best Blockchain Network, Bitcoin at #13

On May 17, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released its public blockchain ratings, ranking various blockchain projects like Ethereum in the global cryptocurrency sector based on three criteria: technology, application, and innovation. Bitcoin at #13 As shown in the chart below, the Chinese government...

Is Ethereum More Important Than Bitcoin?

By Adam Hayes, CFA Blockchain technology, the distributed ledger system that underpins the digital currency Bitcoin, is getting a lot of attention from Wall Street lately. With uses ranging from cross-border payments to settlements and clearing of over-the-counter derivatives to streamlining back office processes, the...

Research: Ethereum is Proving More Popular than Bitcoin in India

Ethereum is more popular than Bitcoin according to the latest research by the Indian free internet provider, Jana. As reported by Quartz, Ethereum held a 34.4% share of cryptocurrency searches versus 29.9% for Bitcoin when analyzing search terms between October 2017 and February 2018. By...

Why is blockchain-of-choice Ethereum underperforming crypto rivals?

Threat of fees and association with failed ICOs has weighed on the price of Ether beginning in March Ethereum, the open-sourced smart contract, has become the blockchain of choice for initial coin offerings, software developers and programmers. Yet in spite of the growing popularity, Ether,...

OmiseGO And Vitalik Buterin Donate $1 Million In Crypto To Charity For Ugandan Refugees

East Africa-based charity GiveDirectly has expanded into cryptocurrency with a $1 mln donation in crypto tokens from decentralized payment network OmiseGO, it announced Tuesday, March 27. The donation, which OmiseGO contributed together with Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin, will see GiveDirectly continue an experimental scheme aimed...

Ethereum Developer Opens EIP to Discuss ‘Bricking’ Ethash ASIC Miners

An Ethereum developer has opened an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) to discuss whether the community should modify its Ethash mining algorithm to maintain ASIC resistance. EIP 958, posted on GitHub by Ethereum core developer Piper Merriam, formally proposes that improved ASIC resistance be implemented into...
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