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Crypto Developer’s Arrest for Aiding North Korea Echoes Eerily Prophetic 2008 NYT Profile

The FBI arrested a 36-year old Ethereum developer from Alabama at the Los Angeles International Airport on Thanksgiving. The Manhattan US Attorney’s office announced Virgil Griffith’s arrest in a press release on Friday. Assistant Attorney General John Demers says Griffith went to North Korea to present information including “how to use blockchain technology to evade sanctions,” despite “receiving warnings not to go.” Continue reading Crypto Developer’s Arrest for Aiding North Korea Echoes Eerily Prophetic 2008 NYT Profile

Ethereum Leads in Active Developers, Bitcoin’s Developer Count Healthy, Litecoin and Dogecoin “Being Abandoned”

One often criticized method for comparing cryptocurrency projects is through GitHub commits—the number of times new code is added to a repository. One venture capital firm analyzed over 3,000 different blockchain projects, in-depth, to identify other development metrics to better evaluate technical progress. And, the firm’s analysis provided some interesting insights on Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Dogecoin (DOGE), and on the developer ecosystem overall. Continue reading Ethereum Leads in Active Developers, Bitcoin’s Developer Count Healthy, Litecoin and Dogecoin “Being Abandoned”

NEO DevCon Event Previews NEO Blockchain 3.0, And Advocates For Microsoft’s .NET Framework Developers

Amidst the bearish Bitcoin trends and the naysayers, one cryptocurrency named after a movie by the Wachowskis, seems to be impervious to market trends… and is currently hiring. Continue reading NEO DevCon Event Previews NEO Blockchain 3.0, And Advocates For Microsoft’s .NET Framework Developers