The discussion between the President and Ethereum co-founder focused on the possible use of blockchain technologies in the Russian Federation.
A recent reversal in the return premium of ETH vs. ETC due to buying by Bitcoin holders means that ETC now looks exceptionally cheap.
Ethereum has risen over 2000% in 2017. But it’s far from just another open ledger-turned-online-ATM; it’s an innovation reaching for a greater social role.
If the 25-year average is around $10,000, as increasingly looks to be the case, then it is likely that the real 25-year value of Bitcoin is in the region of $100,000 or so.
J.P. Morgan, Chase, Intel, Microsoft, Banco Santander and other firms have established an alliance to develop solutions for financial companies using Ethereum blockchain.
Metropolis is a part of a long-term ambitious plan to move the protocol toward the so-called abstraction.
Members of the bitcoin community, including investors and executives, are having a huge impact on the future of the industry, promoting awareness and mainstream adoption.
The Ethereum blockchain remains a crucial centerpiece, but it is ultimately only part of a larger vision of ‘web 3.0’ – a more secure, trustworthy and globally accessible platform for agreements, finance, auditing, tracking and more.
Vitalik Buterin has been awarded the prestigious IT software prize at the 2014 World Technology Awards, beating out Mark Zuckerberg and other illustrious personalities.