Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs

Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward with the goal of stopping specialized mining hardware from effectively operating on the network. Underway since April, the controversy surrounding application-specific integrated circuits (or ASICs) on ethereum rose after news broke last Thursday of a new line of specialized mining hardware that claims to generate more than six times […]

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The EU’s Biggest ETF Firm Expands Into Crypto Products

Europe’s largest trader of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) is now entering the crypto world. Amsterdam-based speed trader Flow Traders NV co-CEO Dennis Dijkstra told Bloomberg Thursday that his firm was expanding its trading products to exchange-traded notes (ETNs) based on bitcoin and ether. XBT Provider, a Stockholm-based firm that offers ETFs based on bitcoin and ether, […]

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120 Million? Vitalik Proposes Cap on Ether Cryptocurrency

Vitalik Buterin has penned a new proposal that could lay the foundation for resolving one of the ethereum network’s biggest outstanding questions – whether a limit on the amount of ether that could be created would ever be set. In a new ethereum improvement proposal (EIP) authored April 1, the cryptocurrency’s creator issued his latest […]

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