Faced with scaling issues, 0x and Loopring are looking to take as much off the Ethereum blockchain as possible to allow for quick transaction times. However, as with most decentralized exchange experiments, questions regarding its true decentralized nature persist.
Joining the likes of Opera and Chrome, which banned all mining extensions, Firefox hopes its feature can cut back on illicit crypto-jacking programs that can slow down users’ computers and raise their electric bills.
Upon receiving an email from cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, customers were able to purchase tokenized stock in the company for a minimum of $1,000. Reportedly, the exchange has already been able to raise 70 percent of the $10.2 million mark it…
With $19 million to be doled out over the next 12 months for Ethereum 2.0 scaling projects, the Ethereum Foundation also plans to fund development on the current network and work to promote developer growth and awareness.
Earlier in May, researches predicted Stellar’s network would go offline. Just last week, it happened, and now the cryptosphere is raising an eyebrow at the decentralized network’s inability to actually be decentralized.
While voting on whether the loan fee should be raised on the Dai stablecoin, Maker token holders failed to stake enough coins in the vote to fulfill the contract, leaving the vote undecided.
Bitfinex is calling it a victory, but the exchange is still barred from using Tether as a line of credit.
Ava Labs is using Team Rocket’s Avalanche protocol, a newer consensus algorithm, to power its own blockchain network. The Ava blockchain boasts “an interoperable framework” that allows nodes to utilize different features.
Research firm Chainalysis reports that one-third of the total Ether supply is held by 376 people.
Luxury goods company LVMH, which includes subsidiaries Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, and other rarefied brands, has partnered with ConsenSys and Microsoft to develop a blockchain-based platform to verify products’ authenticity.