There’s Less than $100k at Stake on Ethereum Gambling DApp Augur

There’s Less than $100k at Stake on Ethereum Gambling DApp AugurTetras Capital Founding Partner Alex Sunnarborg has revealed that decentralised gambling platform Augur is suffering from the same lack of volume that continues to plague the decentralized application (dApp) ecosystem at large. Reacting to the platform’s weekly report released on January 9, Sunnarborg stated that

‘Yahoo of Crypto:’ Bitcoin Economist Makes Case Against ‘Science Experiment’ Ethereum

‘Yahoo of Crypto:’ Bitcoin Economist Makes Case Against ‘Science Experiment’ EthereumEthereum is at best a $13 billion “science experiment,” believes Tuur Demeester. The Austrian economist, known for his anti-Ethereum remarks, explained why he has been overly pessimistic about the blockchain project in a 50-pointer thread. A majority of these points referred to the Ethereum team’s

Crypto Hardware Wallet Trezor Adds Native Ethereum Support

Crypto Hardware Wallet Trezor Adds Native Ethereum SupportThe Trezor Wallet development team has announced that the device’s beta firmware now offers native support for Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and ERC20 tokens. In an announcement on the Trezor blog, the crypto hardware wallet manufacturer stated that existing third-party integrations such as MyEtherWallet, MyCrypto, and MetaMask, which currently

Joseph Lubin: Forget Price — Ethereum Adoption is Growing Rapidly

Joseph Lubin: Forget Price — Ethereum Adoption is Growing RapidlyIn virtually every area, Ethereum, the largest smart contract blockchain protocol in the world, seems to be growing at an exponential rate. According to Joseph Lubin, the co-creator of Ethereum and the founder of ConsenSys, a blockchain software studio based in New York that houses 1,000

University of Tokyo Launches Blockchain Course with Ethereum Foundation Backing

University of Tokyo Launches Blockchain Course with Ethereum Foundation BackingThe University of Tokyo began offering a blockchain course at its graduate engineering school, thanks to an $800,000 donation from a consortium that includes the Ethereum Foundation and Japanese banking juggernaut Sumitomo Mitsui. The class — called the “Blockсhain Innovation Donation Course” — was rolled out

Guilty Conscience? $30M Crypto Exit Scam in South Korea Refunds Victims

Guilty Conscience? $30M Crypto Exit Scam in South Korea Refunds VictimsEarlier this week, a crypto exit scam in South Korea called “Pure Bit” disappeared with more than $30 million in user funds. On November 4, the group conducted an initial coin offering (ICO) to raise nearly $30 million using Ethereum (ETH) to build a cryptocurrency

Ethereum is a Few Years from ‘Profound Decentralization’ — But That’s OK: Co-Founder Joseph Lubin

Ethereum is a Few Years from ‘Profound Decentralization’ — But That’s OK: Co-Founder Joseph LubinBlockchain technology will power a monumental shift in society from a “scarcity to an abundance mindset.” These were the words of Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin speaking last week at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Lubin’s Blockchain Impact Theory Delivering his

Ethereum Has Major Potential: Billionaire Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt

Ethereum Has Major Potential: Billionaire Ex-Google CEO Eric SchmidtBillionaire Eric Schmidt, the former chairman of Google, is a budding bitcoin and blockchain enthusiast who said ethereum could be a “powerful platform” whose untapped potential is off-the-charts. Schmidt made the remarks during a live event with economist Tyler Cowen hosted by Village Global in San Francisco. In