カテゴリー: Vitalik Buterin

Hash Wars: ABC Chain Leaps More Than 50 Blocks Ahead

Hash Wars: ABC Chain Leaps More Than 50 Blocks AheadAll eyes were on the Bitcoin Cash network today as the blockchain split into two after the last common block was found on the chain at height 556766. So far both chains have been chugging along, but at the time of writing, the ABC side is well over 50 blocks ahead of the SV chain. […]

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Debunking Dr. Doom: Building a New Global Economy on a “Glorified Spreadsheet”

Debunking Dr. Doom: Building a New Global Economy on a “Glorified Spreadsheet"This rebuttal to Dr. Doom, AKA Nouriel Roubini, was written by Thomas Schouten, the Head of Marketing at Lisk. Schouten holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Strategic Entrepreneurship from Erasmus University Rotterdam.  Nouriel Roubini, a long time skeptic of cryptocurrencies, unleashed another wave of negative rhetoric recently, aiming to undermine the […]

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The Daily: Nasdaq Eyes Security Tokens, Blockstack Tackles Social Media

Today’s installment of The Daily is about building more than bickering, though we’ll squeeze in a little of the latter before we sign off. First though, let’s start by considering the latest projects being proposed within the crypto space: a tokenized security platform and a social media network that doesn’t leak data. Also read: South Korea’s […]

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The Daily: Around the World on 1 BTC and the Plausibly Deniable Brainwallet

The Daily: Around the World on 1 BTC and the Plausibly Deniable BrainwalletIn today’s edition of The Daily, we’re focusing on human interest stories. Tales involving people rather than products, as a reminder of the many ways in which cryptocurrency affects people’s lives, transforming them for the better. From Australia to China, Thursday’s roundup is as borderless as bitcoin itself. Also read: Developer Paul Sztorc Launches the First […]

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The Weekly: China Hires Cryptographer, McDonald’s Unveils Maccoin, Bitmain Gets Richer

The Weekly: China Hires Cryptographer, McDonald’s Unveils Maccoin, Bitmain Gets RicherIn this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported about China hiring a cryptographer, McDonald’s unveiling Maccoin, Bitmain getting richer and much more. The most commented-on article during the week covered Paul Krugman’s new attack on the idea of cryptocurrency on the pages of The New York Times. Also Read: $37 Million of […]

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The Daily: Secret Nasdaq Meeting, SALT Takeover Offer, Vitalik Wants More Cards

The Daily: Secret Nasdaq Meeting, SALT Takeover Offer, Vitalik Wants More CardsIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover a secret meeting at Nasdaq, a takeover bid for crypto-as-collateral loan platform SALT, Vitalik Buterin’s thoughts on the importance of enabling small retail transactions, and why Chinese investors come to Israel to find blockchain startups. Also Read: Largest Cannabis Market in Israel to Accept Bitcoin Payments […]

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Ethereum, Coinbase, Robinhood Led by Under 40 Year Olds Killing It

Ethereum, Coinbase, Robinhood Led by Under 40 Year Olds Killing ItFortune magazine’s annual 40 Under 40 is out, recently published in print and online, highlighting leaders under forty years of age. This year, the cryptosphere is well represented by Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin, Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong, and Robinhood’s Vlad Tenev. Wielding billions and billions in valuations, their average age is just a tender 30 years old. […]

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Hedge Fund Issues Bearish Call on Ethereum and Sides with BTC

Hedge Fund Issues Bearish Call on Ethereum and Sides with BTCHedge fund Tetras Capital has issued a bearish call on ethereum and opined that bitcoin has more upside potential. The New York-based fund has been blessed with perfect timing, with ETH falling in BTC terms following the publication of its report 24 hours ago, while bitcoin has rallied strongly. Also read: Post-Flood Reflections Reveal Insights Into […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: New Exchanges, Bancor Breach, Binance CEO vs Vitalik

This Week in Bitcoin: New Exchanges, Bancor Breach, Binance CEO vs VitalikIn this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported about a couple of new exchanges, a major security breach at Bancor, and why the Binance CEO came out against Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin. This week’s most commented-on article covered the Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz, who predicted that cryptocurrencies will be “regulated into oblivion.” Also […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Crypto Phones, Spy Games, Binance CEO vs Vitalik

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Crypto Phones, Spy Games, Binance CEO vs VitalikIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover the development of two upcoming crypto phones, the involvement of cryptocurrency in cyber spy games, and why the Binance CEO came out against Etherum-founder Vitalik Buterin. We also cover the latest case of cryptojacking, this time inside a popular video game client. Also Read: Malta-Based Company Launches […]

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