What Ethereum Did, Is Doing, and Will Do: Why the Platform Is a Winner

Look no further than the centrality of the bitcoin dominance rate in the cryptoeconomy to get a feel for how bitcoin has been king of the hill in the ecosystem for over a decade. Yet in recent years, the top mainstream cryptocurrency conversations have shifted from focusing solely on bitcoin to focusing on both bitcoin […]

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Who’s Funding the Development of Bitcoin? BitMEX Reveals All

Unlike a majority of other leading crypto projects, Bitcoin doesn’t have a formal company running it; the cryptocurrency is undoubtedly one of the most decentralized blockchain projects in the world, with no main offices, no CEO, no formal development schedule, and so on and so forth. This may leave many wondering who’s pushing the project […]

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Coinbase Wallet Adds New DeFi Project Integrations

San Francisco-based U.S. cryptocurrency exchange giant Coinbase continues to advance its footprint in Ethereum’s growing decentralized finance arena. On Wednesday, March 25th, Sid Coelho-Prabhu, the head of the exchange’s Coinbase Wallet mobile cryptocurrency app, announced the iOS version — and soon the Android version — would support direct integrations with select DeFi projects, giving users […]

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Maker Foundation Hands Control of MKR Token Over to the Community

Maker, the leading dApp to date in Ethereum’s rising decentralized finance sector, is now that much more decentralized. On Wednesday, March 25th, the Maker Foundation — the non-profit organization that has served to steward the young MakerDAO project — announced it had completely transitioned control of the smart contract underpinning that project’s governance token, MKR, […]

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Historic Difficulty Drop: Bitcoin Mining Competition Acutely Down

Miners secure the Bitcoin network by competing against each other to solve computational problems in order to make blocks, which are comprised of BTC transactions. Accordingly, one of the key measurements in the Bitcoin ecosystem is the mining difficulty rate, which tracks how hard it is for miners to create new blocks and automatically recalibrates […]

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Venezuelan President Maduro Used Crypto in Vast Drug Scheme, DOJ Says

As with any technology, people can use cryptocurrencies for both good and bad things. The despot Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro certainly became a face for the latter category upon unveiling a national crypto, the Petro, back in December 2017. That asset, which Maduro said would be backed by oil, was launched to prop up his […]

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