Category Archives: ETH

Ethereum Price Jumps to 8-Month High After Bitcoin Plunges $645

Bitcoin’s breathtaking rally has dominated the headlines in recent weeks, but today it’s the second-largest cryptocurrency’s turn to enjoy the spotlight. The ethereum price surged as high as $281.77 on Thursday, launching ETH to an eight-month high. Continue reading Ethereum Price Jumps to 8-Month High After Bitcoin Plunges $645

John McAfee Bashes Bitcoin and Ethereum but Touts ‘Adorable’ Dogecoin

John McAfee is famous for predicting that the bitcoin price will hit $1,000,000 at some point or he’ll eat his own appendage. What you might not know is that he dislikes Ethereum and doesn’t even care that much for BTC, either. Yes, the reason is as silly as you might have hoped. Meanwhile, similar to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, McAfee has a soft spot for meme-fueled cryptocurrency Dogecoin. Continue reading John McAfee Bashes Bitcoin and Ethereum but Touts ‘Adorable’ Dogecoin

Researcher Nears Launch of Ava, a Crypto & Potential Ethereum Killer

The crypto ecosystem often explores which blockchain will emerge as the ‘Ethereum killer.’ So far, no network has been able to muscle the second-biggest blockchain off its perch, but now there’s a new kid in town – Ava, and it has Bitcoin, Ethereum, and even Visa in its sights. Continue reading Researcher Nears Launch of Ava, a Crypto & Potential Ethereum Killer

Upgrading Ethereum: 2.0 and the Quest for Scaleability

Developers have long wanted Ethereum to serve as a decentralized world computer. To achieve this goal the network must maintain its current decentralized architecture while scaling by multiple orders of magnitude. The blockchain can currently handle just 15 transactions per second (tps). In order to serve the global population and the coming deluge of robots and autonomous devices, developers have a lot of work on their hands. Continue reading Upgrading Ethereum: 2.0 and the Quest for Scaleability

Despite Crypto Comeback, Prominent Investor Doesn’t Expect Ethereum 2.0 Until 2021

Per CoinTelegraph, during a panel headlined “The Smart Contract War Is Coming”, Ryan Selkis of data analytics startup Messari drew attention to the shortcomings of PoS. He claimed that the consensus mechanism, which gets rid of energy-chomping miners for entitled full nodes that can process Ethereum blocks, is “not proven to work.” Selkis, who is the CEO of the aforementioned firm, adds that Ethereum’s current Proof of Work (PoW) system may be “even good enough” for long-term scaling. Continue reading Despite Crypto Comeback, Prominent Investor Doesn’t Expect Ethereum 2.0 Until 2021