Ethereum (ETH)

Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference. Ether is a necessary element for operating the Ethereum platform. It is a form of payment made by the clients of the platform to the machines executing the requested operations. To put it another way, ether is the incentive ensuring that developers write quality applications (wasteful code costs more), and that the network remains healthy (people are compensated for their contributed resources).

Cryptocurrencies ‘Could Drop to Near-Zero at Any Time,’ Ethereum Vitalik Buterin Warns
February 20th, 2018

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of the Ethereum blockchain, asked people not to throw their life savings into virtual coins and warned about slammers offering cryptocurrency on Twitter.

Cryptocurrency Market Stabilizes at $500 Billion, While Bitcoin Maintains at $11,000 Level
February 19th, 2018

The price of the leading digital currency keeps growing in value, positively influencing the entire cryptocurrency market.

Unless You are Mowgli, You Should Know What Crypto Mining is
February 19th, 2018

Crypto investment opportunities are presented on a daily basis, but how many offer crypto mining platform that average Joe could understand.

Coinbase Officially Launches ‘Coinbase Commerce’ to Let Merchants Accept Crypto Payments
February 16th, 2018

Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider in the U.S., has launched a PayPal-like plugin. Coinbase Commerce allows to make Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin payments.

Major Cryptocurrencies on the Rise as CFTC Set to Create Crypto and DLT Committees
February 15th, 2018

The CFTC is looking for a collective effort from several private as well as government players in order to form the regulatory framework around cryptos while protecting investor’s interests.

Cryptocurrency and ICO Market Analysis [February 5-11, 2018]
February 14th, 2018

Coinspeaker partnered with ICOBox to provide our readers with this weekly analysis conducted by Professor Dima Kornilov and Dima Zaitsev devoted to cryptocurrency and digital assets markets changes that took place in February 2018, including over the last week (February 5-11, 2018).

Coinbase Launches Commerce Button, a PayPal-Like Plugin to Accept Crypto Payments
February 12th, 2018

The new Coinbase Commerce button will be integrated on merchant websites and used by customers to make payment from four different crypto options.

Will Bitcoin and Ethereum Cross the $10,000 and $1,000 Marks This Week?
February 12th, 2018

Vulnerability of crypto industry to external factors makes Bitcoin price one of the most discussed issues. Let’s see what factors have led to its recovery.

Grayscale Investments Launches ‘Digital Large Cap Fund’ for Top 5 Cryptocurrencies
February 8th, 2018

Grayscale, the company that launched Bitcoin Investment Trust, launches new ‘Digital Large Cap Fund’. The Fund is tied to 5 top cryptocurrencies. Each digital asset will be evaluated, less the fund’s expenses and other liabilities.

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple Raise Over 20% as Cryptocurrency Market Recovers
February 7th, 2018

Crypto markets recovers from the heavy blows and woes as CFTC and SEC chairpersons express some confidence in digital currencies.

Bitcoin Price Drops Below $7,000 as China Blocks Access to Foreign Crypto Exchanges
February 6th, 2018

The overall markets under deep correction as China brings ban on local investors to trade even from foreign exchanges.

Monthly Cryptocurrency and ICO Market Analysis [January 2018]
February 6th, 2018

Coinspeaker partnered with ICOBox to provide our readers with this monthly analysis conducted by Professor Dima Kornilov and Dima Zaitsev devoted to cryptocurrency and digital assets markets taken place since the beginning of January 2018, including over the last week (January 29-February 4, 2018).

China’s Search Engine Giant Baidu Launches New CryptoKitties-like Pet Project
February 5th, 2018

China’s search engine giant Baidu has launched a new game based on Blockchain. “Leci Gou” is akin to CryptoKitties, but here players take care of dogs.