blockchain Blockchain News Crypto south korea Vitalik Buterin 

Vitalik Buterin Urges South Korea to Deregulate Blockchain, Embrace Crypto

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and a bipartisan group of lawmakers urged the South Korean government to deregulate the blockchain industry. They say the current laws are overly restrictive and therefore,…

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Altcoin News Bitcoin SV Bitcoin Technology Crypto Ethereum Vitalik Buterin 

Ethereum Creator Rips Crypto Conference for Hosting Bitcoin SV ‘Shills’

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Readers may remember the legendary moment last year when Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin responded to a talk by Craig Wright to call him a “fraud.” Buterin had endured enough of…

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Altcoin News Crypto Ethereum Vitalik Buterin 

Ethereum Governance is Currently Underrated

In the most recent episode of Into the Ether, Vitalik Buterin appears to discuss all things Ethereum. One of the subjects that came up was the Ethereum governance model. Eric Conner asked Buterin about on-chain governance models, and his thoughts on how Ethereum’s governance stacks up against them. Current Governance Model Underrated: Vitalik Buterin Buterin says that the current Ethereum governance model works pretty well, considering the problems it has guided the protocol through. I actually think that Ethereum governance is under-rated at this point. Because it’s not something that…

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Ethereum Creator Suffers Blowback for Proposing New Crypto Wallet Fees

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has proposed a “sustainable” way to fund cryptocurrency wallet development: a tiny per-transaction fee that goes to the wallet’s developers. Ethereum Creator: Crypto Wallets Should Charge Transaction Fees In his view, the fee should be the smallest unit of Ethereum and should be a flat fee, rather than a percentage, so as not to “create a perverse incentive to not optimize gas fees.” He also thinks there should be a transaction threshold, such as 1 million gas used to send transactions within the wallet. I propose…

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Ethereum Creator, NYU Economist Go to War On Twitter, Mull Public Debate

Ever since Nouriel Roubini appeared before the United States Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, to discuss cryptocurrencies – he has certainly been causing quite the commotion with regards to the cryptocurrency community.   Roubini vs Buterin This is not surprising, considering the famed economist shared several controversial statements about bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general, such as stating that “only criminals and terrorists use crypto”, and that “utility tokens take us back to the stone age”.  He has also taken specific aim at Vitalik Buterin on Twitter earlier…

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Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Throws Shade at Bitcoin Bashing Economist

Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin has thrown shade on prominent economist and cryptocurrency skeptic Nouriel Roubini, in response to Roubini’s earlier statements calling him a “dictator” and describing decentralization in Crypto as a “myth”. In a tweet, Buterin subtly hinted that Roubini has no idea what he is talking about and as such he should not comment on cryptocurrency. Buterin ‘Predicts’ Financial Crisis Writing on his Twitter handle, Buterin said: I officially predict a financial crisis some time between now and 2021. Not because I have any special knowledge or even…

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Vlad Zamfir’s Sharding Prototype, What it Means for Ethereum Scaling

Ethereum researcher and developer Vlad Zamfir has created the first successful proof-of-concept of second-layer scaling solution Sharding with developers Tim Beiko and John Marling. At ETH Berlin, one of the world’s largest Ethereum hackathons, Zamfir said in an interview with Rachel Rose O’Leary at Coindesk that Ethereum developers will be able to run the proof-of-concept on their computers in the upcoming weeks, but it is still a prototype that is not close to being integrated into the Ethereum network. “It’s really a proof-of-concept of the most core component in my…

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Elon Musk Plays Along with ETH Giveaway Scam on Twitter

Barely a few hours after crypto giveaway scam bots on Twitter targeted the official account of Pope Francis to promote a fake bitcoin giveaway, Elon Musk has again been targeted while taking a playful jab at the now-ubiquitous Twitter scam. Responding to a thread under a tweet from Techmeme referencing Twitter’s latest purge of scam bots, Musk playfully remarked: “At this point I want ETH even if it is a scam” At this point, I want ETH even if it is a scam — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 28, 2018 Incredibly, right…

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Blockchain News coinbase etherbots Ethereum News Fuel Games Gods Unchained Interview Vitalik Buterin 

First Competitive Esports Launch on Ethereum With Backing from Coinbase

Gods Unchained, the first competitive e-sports project on Ethereum, has launched with backing from the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet platform Coinbase. In an interview with CCN, Gods Unchained co-founder and COO Robbie Ferguson, spoke about the game, the decision to launch the game on the Ethereum main chain, and the process of launching an application with backing from major investors. Involvement of Coinbase and Hybrid On-Chain System Fuel Games, the development company behind Gods Unchained, previously launched Etherbots, one of the popular games on the Ethereum network. Etherbots…

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Ethereum Goes to Phase 2, Following Launch of Most Complex Dapp

At the RISE conference held in Hong Kong, the largest technology conference in Asia attended by 15,000 attendees, Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said that the Ethereum blockchain has entered phase two of its development, following the launch of the most complicated app on its protocol. Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Regularly As CCN previously reported, the open-source developer community of Ethereum led by prominent developers like Vitalik Buterin, has been focusing on the development of layer-two solutions Plasma and Sharding, which combined have the potential to increase the capacity of…

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